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Physicians for Social Responsibility Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-175
Abstract Founded in 1961 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, by a group of physicians. PSR is an organization, and association of doctors concerned with the challenge of the nuclear age: "man's scientific knowledge now provides an unprecedented opportunity for medical and social advance; yet thermonuclear war poses a supreme threat to the health and survival of mankind." Since prevention is the only effective remedy, and therapy, these physicians are attempting to explore a new area of preventive medicine:...
Dates: 1970-

Pledge of Resistance Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Pledge of Resistance
Abstract This collection includes: reports of national board meetings, 1985-1992; programs and actions, 1984-1993; information about the national convention, 1986-1991; also includes information about the following POR chapters: Bay Area and Los Angeles, California; Colorado; New Haven, Connecticut; District of Columbia, Washington D.C. area; Mid-Atlantic; Chicago, Illinois; Indiana; Louisville, Kentucky; Baltimore, Maryland; Michigan; Minnesota; Missouri; New Jersey; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1984 - 1993

Zena Posever Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Posever, Zena
Abstract

Zena Goldin Posever founded Artists Speak for Peace in South Florida in 1979(?) and organized their exhibitions in Greater Miami. In the mid-1980s, she advocated for the U.S. postal stamp honoring Paul Robeson. Posever has been a life-long member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

Dates: 1978-1993, 1998

Practical Peace League Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Practical Peace League
Dates: 1908

Promoting Enduring Peace Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-141
Abstract Promoting Enduring Peace was founded in 1952, with headquarters in Woodmont, Connecticut. Principles of the organization included: peace with freedom and justice for all, support for the United Nations, and belief in religion as the fundamental force for righteousness. Today PEP's mission is to conduct peace education promoting the advent of a harmonious planetary commonwealth through the convergence of the worldwide movements for disarmament, social justice, and environmental stewardship as...
Dates: 1949-

Public Action Coalition on Toys Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Public Action Coalition on Toys
Abstract

This collection documents the efforts of two groups that worked to raise the issue of violence perpetuated by the manufacture and sale of war toys to children.

Dates: 1966-1981

Martha Schofield Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-134
Abstract Martha Schofield (1839-1916) was a Hicksite Quaker teacher from Pennsylvania who founded the Schofield Normal and Industrial School in Aiken, S. C., in 1868 to provide education for formerly enslaved people. The School gradually evolved into a boarding school for training young blacks in industrial trades or to become teachers. It was absorbed into the public school system in 1952. Martha Fell Schofield was born Feb. 1, 1839, near Newtown, Bucks County, PA. She was the daughter of Oliver W....
Dates: 1853-1944 (bulk 1856-1916)

Lawrence Scott Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-090
Abstract

Lawrence Scott was a construction engineer, Baptist clergyman, and Quaker activist. He worked as an activist against the testing of nuclear weapons and biological weapons research. He was the supervisor for the Friends Mississippi Project, project director of the Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick in Maryland, executive secretary of the Peace Action Center and a founder of A Quaker Action Group.

Dates: 1955-1965

September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-244
Abstract September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows was born when a small group of family members of those killed on September 11, 2001 in New York, New York, Washington, DC, and Pennsylvania connected after reading each others' pleas for nonviolent and reasoned responses to the terrorist attacks. The group was launched as a project of the Fellowship of Reconciliation - USA in February 2002. The goals of the group include promoting dialogue on alternatives to war and calling attention to threats...
Dates: Majority of material found within 2001-2011

Kevin J. Shay Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Shay, Kevin
Abstract

Kevin J. Shay is a journalist, author, photographer, activist, and marcher for peace and justice.

Dates: 1983-2000

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 141
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 2
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Subject
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 37
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 35
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 26
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 25
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 10
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Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 8
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 7
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 6
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 6
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 5
Nuclear disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Societies, etc. 5
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 4
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 4
Peace movements 4
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 4
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
United States 4
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Sources 4
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Central America -- Politics and government -- 1979- -- Sources 3
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Direct action -- History -- Sources 3
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 3
Disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 3
Peace walks and marches 3
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Students -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 3
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 2
Anti-fascist movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Antinuclear movement 2
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 2
Arms control -- History -- Sources 2
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 2
College students -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Human rights -- Central America -- History -- Sources 2
Internationalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980- -- Sources 2
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Lobbying -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Mennonites -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Militarism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Study and teaching -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- Europe -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 2
Social change -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Social reformers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- Peace testimony 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Soldiers -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Student movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Students -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
United States -- Armed Forces -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 2
United States -- Foreign relations -- Central America 2
Veterans -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Peace -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Protest movements -- Sources 2
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Afghan War, 2001- -- Protest movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Aiken 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century 1
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Aiken (S.C.) -- Social conditions -- History -- 19th century 1
Antinuclear movement -- Delaware -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Germany (West) -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- New Jersey -- Princeton -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- Directories 1
Antinuclear movement -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 14
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 13
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 12
American Friends Service Committee 10
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 10
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Lyttle, Bradford 9
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 8
War Resisters League 8
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 8
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 7
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 7
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 7
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 6
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 6
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 6
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 6
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 6
Newton, Ray 6
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 6
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 6
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Committee for Nonviolent Action 5
McReynolds, David 5
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 5
Pickus, Robert 5
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 5
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 5
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 5
Willoughby, George, pacifist 5
American Peace Society 4
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 4
DiGia, Ralph 4
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 4
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 4
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 4
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 4
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 4
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 4
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 4
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 4
Kaufman, Abraham 4
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 4
Omaha Action (Project) 4
Turn Toward Peace (Organization) 4
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 4
American League against War and Fascism 3
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 3
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 3
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 3
Camp, Kay 3
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 3
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 3
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Forest, Jim (James H.) 3
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 3
Gara, Larry 3
Golden Rule (Ketch) 3
Gottlieb, Edward P. 3
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 3
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 3
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 3
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 3
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 3
Lens, Sidney 3
Meacham, Stewart 3
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 3
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 3
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 3
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 3
Peck, Sidney M. (Sidney Morris), 1926- 3
People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace 3
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 3
Reynolds, Earle L. 3
Roodenko, Igal 3
Spock, Benjamin, 1903-1998 3
Swann, Marjorie 3
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 3
Walker, Charles C. 3
World Without War Council 3
Altbach, Philip G. 2
American League for Peace and Democracy 2
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 2
April Action (Organization) 2
Ballantyne, Edith 2
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 2
Berg, Lloyd A. 2
Berrigan, Daniel 2
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 2
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 2
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 2
Brickner, Balfour, 1926-2005 2
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Call, Arthur Deerin, 1869-1941 2
Chalmers, Ruth 2
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 2
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 2
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