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Jane Addams Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-001
Overview

A world-famous social reformer; co-founded the first settlement house in America in 1889; championed many causes on behalf of the urban poor, such as protection of immigrants, child labor laws, industrial safety, juvenile courts, and recognition of labor unions; a leading figure in the movement for international peace; awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.

Dates: 1838-; Majority of material found within 1880-1935

Devere Allen Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-053
Abstract

Author, editor, journalist and lecturer; advocate of internationalist pacifism; influential member of the Socialist Party in the 1930s; genealogist; recorder of Rhode Island history and lore; named Harold Devere Allen.

Dates: 1809-1978; Majority of material found within 1910-1955

Dorothy Detzer Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-086
Abstract

Dorothy Detzer was a peace activist, writer, and lobbyist. She served as the National Executive Secretary of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1924-1946.. Detzer influenced a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, 1934-1936, and later wrote the book Appointment on the Hill, 1948, describing her two decades in Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1913-1981

Emergency Peace Campaign Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-012
Abstract Initiated in late 1935 by the American Friends Service Committee and other pacifists; originally planned as a two-year campaign to rally peace, religious, labor, African-American and student groups; aim was to organize a national campaign to promote peace principles in the face of preparation for war in Europe, and to keep the United States out of war; may have been preceded by the Emergency Peace Committee (1931-1933), though this has not been documented. The first EPC office opened in...
Dates: 1936-1937

Hannah Clothier Hull Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-016
Abstract Hannah Clothier Hull (1872-1958), was one of the founders of the Woman's Peace Party and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. She served as a national officer of the WILPF for nearly forty years. Hull was also active in other social reform movements. A member of a well-to-do Quaker family, Hannah Clothier graduated from Swarthmore College in 1891. She first worked at a Philadelphia settlement house and then entered the graduate program in social work at Bryn Mawr College....
Dates: 1889-1958

Lydia G. Wentworth Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-041
Overview Lydia G. Wentworth, was a writer and ardent peace advocate who lived most of her life in Brookline, Massachusetts. Despite illness which confined her to bed for over thirty years, she carried on a prolific correspondence and contributed hundreds of articles to newspapers and magazines. Wentworth was on the advisory committee of the Women's Peace Society, and was a member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, the Association to Abolish...
Dates: 1902-1947; Majority of material found within 1918-1947

Women's Committee to Oppose Conscription Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-068
Overview This group was originally named the Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women [WCOC], and then the National Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women. It was formed in 1942 to protest the Austin-Wadsworth legislative bills and similar measures, which proposed that American women be drated into a civilian workforce for the duration of World War II. When the immediate threat of drafting women had passed, the group changed its name again, this time to the Women's Committee to Oppose...
Dates: 1942-1948

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Names
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 4
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 4
American Friends Service Committee 3
Baer, Gertrude 3
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 3
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Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 3
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 3
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 3
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 3
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 3
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 3
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 3
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 2
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 2
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 2
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 2
Drevet, Camille 2
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 2
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 2
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 2
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 2
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 2
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Newton, Ray 2
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 2
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 2
Ponsonby, Arthur Ponsonby, Baron, 1871-1946 2
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 2
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Scudder, Vida Dutton, 1861-1954 2
Starr, Ellen Gates 2
Swarthmore College. Peace Collection 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
Woods, Amy 2
Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947 2
Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957 1
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 1
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Addams, John Huy, 1822?-1881 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
Allen, Marie Hollister, 1893-1979 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Baber, Zonia 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
Bowen, Louise de Koven, 1859- 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 1
Butler, Smedley D. (Smedley Darlington), 1881-1940 1
Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957 1
Catchpool, Corder, 1883-1952 1
Ceresole, Pierre, 1879-1945 1
Chalmers, Frances K. (Frances Kinghorn) 1
Chase, E. Dixwell 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Coolidge, A. Sprague 1
Courtney, Kathleen, Dame, 1878-1974 1
Cranston, Maurice, 1920-1993 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Denny, Ludwell, 1894-1970 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Dudley, Helena Stuart 1
Dulles, John Foster 1
Eichelberger, Clark M. (Clark Mell), 1896-1980 1
Einstein, Albert 1
Elfenbein, Elsie Wright 1
Elliot, Martha Helen 1
Ely, Richard T. (Richard Theodore), 1854-1943 1
Engelbrecht, H. C. (Helmuth Carol), 1895-1939 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Fisher, Katharine Ward 1
Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966 1
Fosdick, Harry Emerson 1
Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
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