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Another Mother for Peace Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-102
Abstract

Another Mother for Peace was a women's peace group born from the antipathy to the war in Vietnam, based in Los Angeles, California. The stated purpose of this non-partison, non-profit organization was "to educate women to take an active role in eliminating war as a means of solving disputes between nations, people and ideologies." AMP closed its offices in January 1986.

Dates: 1964-1978; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Kay Camp Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-169
Abstract Katherine Lindsley Camp was born in 1918 [1919?], Mt. Kisco New York. She was a graduate of Swarthmore College (Class of 1940). Camp was elected president of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in 1967, and served as international president, 1974-1980. In addition Camp was founder of the Citizens Bi-Racial Study Group; former president of the Pennsylvania Women's Political Caucus; made unsuccessful bid for Congress in 1972 on the Democratic ticket in...
Dates: 1955-2006

Francoise W. Douwes Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Douwes, Francoise Wilhelmina
Abstract

Douwes was a member of the Philadelphia branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1985-2005

Peace Links Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Peace Links
Abstract

Collection consists primarily of folders of printed materials titled: Celebrate Peace kit; Global Awareness kit; How to Talk to Your Children About Nuclear War; Library Project kit; Understanding the Soviets; Women in the Soviet Union study guide; Reach for Peace high school kit.

Dates: Majority of material found within ca. 1985-1988

Cora Weiss Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-222
Overview Cora Weiss is a peace and social justice leader and activist. She is a supporter of the United Nations, an early member of Women Strike for Peace, a leader in the anti-Vietnam war movement in the United States. In the 1970s Weiss was the director of the Riverside Church (New York, NY) Disarmament Program. Weiss was also active with SANE, SANE/Freeze, Peace Action, and The Hague Appeal for Peace. Weiss became president of the International Peace Bureau in 2000. She has always been active in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-

Women Strike for Peace Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-115
Overview

Women Strike for Peace came into existence on November 1, 1961, as a protest against atmospheric nuclear tests by the U.S. and the Soviet Union. By the late 1980s the national WSP office in Philadelphia closed, but the WSP legislative office and various WSP branches around the U.S. remained active through the 1990s.

Dates: 1961-1996

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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
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Women and peace 3
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 3
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Antinuclear movement 2
Antinuclear movement -- United States 2
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
Women and peace -- United States 2
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Arms control -- History -- Sources 1
Children and peace 1
Demonstrations -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 1
Internationalists 1
Internationalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lobbying -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Mothers -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists 1
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Peace -- Study and teaching 1
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Peaceful change (International relations) 1
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Quaker women -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Women -- Political activity 1
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Women and peace -- Soviet Union 1
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Women Strike for Peace 2
Accra Assembly (Organization) 1
Another Mother for Peace (Association) 1
Avedon, Barbara 1
Axelrod, Beverly 1
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Baez, Joan 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Berman, Aline 1
Blass, Dorothy 1
Brown, George Edward, 1920-1999 1
Camp, Kay 1
Clarke, Mary S., 1916- 1
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 1
Committee of Liaison with Families of Servicemen Detained in North Vietnam 1
Cranston, Alan, 1914-2000 1
Douwes, Francoise W. (Francoise Wilhelmina), 1923- 1
Eaby, Gail 1
Ershova, Elena Nikolaevna 1
Falk, Richard A. 1
Fonda, Jane, 1937- 1
Friendshipment (Campaign) 1
Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995 1
Gitlin, Nancy 1
Hague Appeal for Peace 1
Halpern, Seymour, 1913-1997 1
Hartke, Vance 1
Herring, Frances W. 1
International Peace Bureau 1
Jones, Dorothy B. 1
Koch, Ed, 1924- 1
Kovner, Jean 1
Kreig, Florence Ain 1
Lens, Shirley 1
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922- 1
Medlock, Julie 1
Morse, Wayne L. (Wayne Lyman), 1900-1974 1
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Church World Service 1
Nicaragua/Honduras Education Program 1
Palme, Olof, 1927-1986 1
Peace Action (Organization) 1
Peace Links (Organization) 1
Proxmire, William 1
Reed, Donna, 1921-1986 1
Rees, Thomas M., 1925- 1
Riverside Church Disarmament Program (New York, N.Y.) 1
SANE/FREEZE (Organization) 1
Schmidt, Phyllis 1
Sobel, Roslyn 1
Southern California SANE 1
Swerdlow, Amy 1
Taylor, Ethel Barol 1
WRVR (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) 1
Weiss, Cora, 1934- 1
Weiss, Peter, 1925- 1
Wilson, Dagmar 1
Windmiller, Marshall 1
Women Strike for Peace. National Information Clearing House (Washington, D.C.) 1
Women Strike for Peace. New York City Branch 1
Women Strike for Peace. Southern California Branch 1
Women for Meaningful Summits 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Germantown Branch 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Philadelphia Branch 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 1
Zigas, Irma 1
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