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Bradford Lyttle Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-079
Overview Bradford Lyttle is a long time leading peace activist involved in the promotion of nonviolence for social change and the elimination of war and nuclear weapons. Lyttle was the organizer of the San Francisco to Moscow walk in the 1960-1961, to highlight the message of disarmament and nonviolent resistance and bringing together U.S. and Soviet citizens together during the height of the Cold War. He went on to organize and participate in other marches and protests, including the Quebec - ...
Dates: 1954-

Dale Malleck Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Malleck, Dale
Abstract

Includes printed materials, some correspondence and pamphlets, mainly information about Malleck and the Great Peace March for Global Nuclear Disarmament (1985); includes poetry and other writings about peace by Malleck. Collection includes photos and t-shirts from various marches.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1985-1994

David McReynolds Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-134
Abstract David McReynolds (1929-2018), was an activist with the War Resisters League, the Socialist Party USA and the Democratic Socialists of America. He was an editor of Liberation magazine in the 1950s and a leader of the WRL from the 1950s until his retirement in 1999. McReynolds ran for Congress twice and for President of the U.S. twice, including a run in 2000. McReynolds has attempted to integrate anti-war and pacifist philosophy with Socialist economics. David McReynolds was openly gay and...
Dates: 1943-

Edwin D. Mead and Lucia Ames Mead Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-021
Overview Edwin D. Mead (1849-1937), and Lucia Ames Mead (1856-1936), were both leading pacifists, writers, and social reformers of the U.S. and international peace movement. Edwin Mead directed the work of the World Peace Foundation and participated in many international peace congresses. He was an American delegate to the International Peace Bureau. Mead helped found the School Peace League and was a prominent member of the American Peace League. Lucia Ames Mead was a leading member of many feminist...
Dates: 1876-1938

Holly Metz Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Metz, Holly
Overview

Papers of a freelance writer and book author about law, culture, and social issues.

Dates: 1983-1991; Majority of material found within 1983-1985

A.J. Muste Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-050
Overview A.J. Muste (1885-1967), was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, but later (1917), he became a member of the Society of Friends. During World War I, Muste's refusal to abandon his pacifist position led to his forced resignation from the Central Congregational Church in Newtonville, Massachusetts. Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919 when he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became the director of the Brookwood Labor College in...
Dates: 1920-1967

Mildred Scott Olmsted Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-082
Abstract Mildred Scott Olmsted, peace activist and suffragist, was born in Glenolden, Pennsylvania, in 1890. In 1922, Olmsted became Executive Secretary of the Pennsylvania Branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). From 1934 onward she assumed national positions with the organization. In 1946, Olmsted became National Administrative Secretary and held that position (until her retirement in 1966. She remained active as Executive Director Emerita of WILPF and also served...
Dates: 1881-1990; Majority of material found within 1907-1990

Peace Action Center Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-093
Overview The Peace Action Center began in 1961 as a continuation of the vigil at Fort Detrick, Md. Peace activists had sponsored a continuous vigil as early as 1959 seeking the abandonment of biological weapons and appealed for the conversion of the fort into a world health center. The Peace Action Center included cooperative living quarters for the staff of religious pacifists, mostly Quakers. PAC staff including Lawrence Scott, director, and Jack L. Bagley, Sarah Bishop, Florence Y. Carpenter,...
Dates: 1959-1965

Peacemaker Movement Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Peacemaker Movement
Overview

A group working on nonviolence from the late 1940s through the 1970s, particularly as it was expressed through tax refusal.

Dates: 1948-1980

Jeannette Rankin Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Rankin, Jeannette
Overview

Jeannette Rankin (1880-1973), was the first woman to serve in Congress (1917-1919). She was an active suffragist and later worked in peace organizations such as the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and the National Council for Prevention of War. Rankin founded the Georgia Peace Society in the 1940s, and led the Jeannette Rankin Brigade, an all-women's protest march against the Vietnam war shortly before her death.

Dates: 1917-2011

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 36
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Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 30
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 29
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 8
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
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Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 4
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 4
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 4
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifists -- United States 3
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Societies, etc. 3
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Internationalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States 2
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
United States 2
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement 1
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Atomic bomb victims -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi 1
Atomic bomb victims -- Japan -- Nagasaki-shi 1
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Ballistic missiles -- United States 1
Children's literature -- Awards -- History -- Sources 1
Civil defense -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
College teachers -- Pensions -- United States States -- History -- Sources 1
College teachers -- Retirement -- United States States -- History -- Sources 1
Connecticut -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection 1
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. 1
Conscientious objection -- United States 1
Cuba -- Foreign relations -- United States 1
Direct action -- History -- Sources 1
Direct action -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- United States 1
Educators -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States 1
Harrisburg Seven Trial, Harrisburg, Pa., 1972 1
Internationalists 1
Internationalists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Investments -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Investments -- Social aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Jews -- Czechoslovakia -- History -- Sources 1
Journalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Labor leaders -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lecturers -- United States -- Biography -- Sources 1
Linguists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Literary prizes -- History -- Sources 1
Mennonites -- Missions -- History -- Sources 1
Mennonites -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Mexico -- Foreign relations -- United States 1
Militarism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Military unions -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism 1
Pacifists 1
Pacifists -- Connecticut -- Hartford -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- Czechoslovakia -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- France -- Le Chambon-sur-Lignon -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Congresses 1
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Poetry 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Congresses -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements 1
Peace movements -- Connecticut -- Hartford -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- France -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Georgia -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 8
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 7
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 7
War Resisters League 7
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 6
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Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 5
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 5
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 5
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 4
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 4
Kaufman, Abraham 4
Lyttle, Bradford 4
McReynolds, David 4
Willoughby, George, pacifist 4
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 3
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 3
Camp, Kay 3
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 3
Committee for Nonviolent Action 3
DiGia, Ralph 3
Finch, Henry Le Roy 3
Omaha Action (Project) 3
Roodenko, Igal 3
Socialist Party (U.S.) 3
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 3
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 2
American Peace Society 2
Ballantyne, Edith 2
Berrigan, Philip 2
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 2
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 2
Chalmers, Ruth 2
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Early, Frances H. 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 2
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 2
Golden Rule (Ketch) 2
Gottlieb, Edward P. 2
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 2
Lakey, George 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 2
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 2
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 2
Peacemaker Movement 2
Peck, James 2
Pickus, Robert 2
Prasad, Devi 2
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 2
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 2
Shivers, Lynne 2
Steffens, Dorothy R. 2
Swann, Marjorie 2
Swarthmore College. Peace Collection 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
War Resisters' International 2
Willoughby, Lillian, 1915-2009 2
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Aberman, Sidney 1
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 1
Altbach, Philip G. 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee. New England Regional Office 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American Peace League 1
Anderson, Jervis 1
Anderson, Ross W. 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Annual Training Institute in Non-Violence, Grindstone Island (Portland, Ontario, Canada) 1
Anti-Enlistment League 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Art for World Friendship (Organization) 1
Atlantic City Conference for Peaceworkers 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Bagley, Jack L. 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Bennett, Scott H. 1
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