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Another Mother for Peace Records

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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

A. Ruth Fry Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-046
Overview [Anna] Ruth Fry was an activist and a writer born into a prominent Quaker family in England. From 1914-1924, she served as general secretary of the Friends Relief Commission, which provided help for refugees and others ravaged by World War I. Fry wrote about her experiences in A Quaker Adventure (1926). She was also the first chairman of the Russian Famine Relief Fund in 1921. Fry went on to write numerous books, pamphlets and tracts, on a variety of Quaker and peace topics. She died on...
Dates: 1905-1957

Belva Ann Lockwood Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-098
Overview Belva Ann McNall Lockwood (1830-1917), was the first woman attorney to practice before the Supreme Court. She personally lobbied members of Congress to pass a special act admitting women to the bar of the Court, and first practiced before the Court in 1879. Lockwood ran for the U.S. presidency in 1884 and 1888, being the first woman to have a complete, national campaign for that office. From the 1870s onward Lockwood was active with the radical peace group, the Universal Peace Union,...
Dates: 1878-1917, 1984, 1986, 1992

Minute Women for Peace Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Minute Women for Peace
Dates: 1951-1953

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

Peoples Mandate Committee Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-109
Overview Peoples Mandate to Governments to End War was an international campaign begun on September 6, 1935, by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom to express such overwhelming opposition to war that governments would not dare resort to it as a means of solving disputes between nations. By the end of the decade the Peoples Mandate became an independent organization, headed by Mabel Vernon, and focused on peace and connections between women and women's organizations in the...
Dates: 1935-1975; Majority of material found within 1935-1956

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-043
Abstract Includes minutes, resolutions and general historical records; anniversary celebrations, committee minutes, literature and releases; office files from the legislative office, the finance and the executive director; includes miscellaneous records from branches, including New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, among others; a large correspondence file includes general office correspondence as well as that of the National Organizational Secretary, the Washington Legislative Secretary, and...
Dates: 1915-

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Names
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Camp, Kay 2
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 2
Chalmers, Ruth 2
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 2
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Steffens, Dorothy R. 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 1
Albright, William A. 1
American Woman's Republic 1
Another Mother for Peace (Association) 1
Armstrong, Florence A. (Florence Arzelia), 1881-1962 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Art for World Friendship (Organization) 1
Avedon, Barbara 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Beaton, Grace M. 1
Blass, Dorothy 1
Boulding, Elise 1
Boyer, Gaeta Wold 1
Breckinridge, Sophonisba P. (Sophonisba Preston), 1866-1948 1
Brown, George Edward, 1920-1999 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Burke, Ana del Pulgar 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Committee for World Development and World Disarmament 1
Cookson, Sybil, 1890- 1
Cranston, Alan, 1914-2000 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Drevet, Camille 1
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 1
Fowler, Eleanor 1
Frank, Libby 1
Frazier, Howard 1
Freeman, Ruth, 1901- 1
Friends' Emergency & War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995 1
Gage-Colby, Ruth 1
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 1
Gardner, Frank D. (Frank Duane), 1864-1963 1
Gardner, Lella Crum, -1956 1
Halpern, Seymour, 1913-1997 1
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 1
Hartke, Vance 1
Hasegawa, Marii 1
Hayes, Dorothy M. 1
Hinton, Carma 1
Holmes, Margaret 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Ivey, Anne 1
Jane Addams Peace Association 1
Jones, Dorothy B. 1
Jōdai, Tano, 1886-1982 1
Koch, Ed, 1924- 1
Kreig, Florence Ain 1
Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 1
Lockwood, Belva Ann, 1830-1917 1
Love, Alfred H. (Alfred Harry), 1830-1913 1
Massachusetts Minute Women for Peace 1
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922- 1
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 1
Mellor, Ruth 1
Midgley, Jane 1
Milholland, Vida 1
Minute Women for Peace 1
Moore, Carol V. 1
Morse, Wayne L. (Wayne Lyman), 1900-1974 1
Mueller, Melva 1
National Council for Prevention of War (Great Britain) 1
National Equal Rights Party (U.S.) 1
New England Minute Women for Peace 1
Olmsted, Allen S. (Allen Seymour), 1888-1977 1
Pendleton, Ellen F. (Ellen Fitz), 1864-1936 1
Peoples Mandate Committee (U.S.) 1
Peoples Mandate Committee for Inter-American Peace and Cooperation (U.S.) 1
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 1
Proxmire, William 1
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 1
Reed, Donna, 1921-1986 1
Rees, Thomas M., 1925- 1
Samuel, Pat 1
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920 1
Shannon, K. Patricia 1
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 1
Sobel, Roslyn 1
Swope, Mary Hill 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
United States. Supreme Court 1
Universal Peace Union 1
Van Voris, Jacqueline 1
Vernon, Mabel 1
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 1
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