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Post-War World Council Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-062
Abstract

Founded in 1942 to continue the efforts begun by Keep America Out of War Congress; December 1941 KAOWC dissolved and reorganized as Provisional Committee Toward a Democratic Peace; February 1942 a more permanent group organized; ceased activities December 1967.

Dates: 1942-1967

Practical Peace League Collected Records

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

PRO-Peace Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-152
Abstract PRO-Peace (People Reaching Out for Peace) was a non-profit organization begun in April 1985 by David Mixner. He served as Executive Director of PRO-Peace until its collapse in March 1986. In its statement of purpose, PRO-Peace members called themselves "abolitionists" who supported efforts toward complete global nuclear disarmament. Pro-Peace staff undertook to plan a march pf 5,000 participats who would walk across the United States. On March 14, 1986 Mixner announced that PRO-Peace no...
Dates: 1984-1986

Promoting Enduring Peace Records

 Collection
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-

Martha Schofield Papers

 Collection
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)

Student Peace Union Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-065
Abstract

The Student Peace Union was founded at the University of Chicago in 1959. It was an intercollegiate student group whose members believed that neither war nor the threat of war could any longer be successfully used to settle international disputes.

Dates: 1959-1967

Turn Toward Peace Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Turn Toward Peace
Abstract Turn Toward Peace was founded in 1961 as a cooperative national effort of about 60 peace and liberal internationalist organizations; Norman Thomas was Chairman of TTP, and Robert Gilmore was the Executive Director. There eventually were offices in several large cities and 38 national organizations were affiliated with the organization. But by 1963, serious discord divided TTP and several years later a group split off to became the World Without War Council; some regional offices retained the...
Dates: 1961-1970

Vietnam Summer Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-067
Abstract Vietnam Summer was a nationwide project designed to reach concerned citizens throughout the United States and to weld them into an organized and active constituency against the war in Vietnam. Martin Luther King, Jr., Benjamin Spock and others launched the project nationally on April 23, 1967. From headquarters in Cambridge, Mass. co-directors Richard R. Fernandez and Lee D. Webb coordinated the efforts of 500 paid staff members and over 26,000 volunteers in about 700 local projects. Vietnam...
Dates: 1967

War Resisters League Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-040
Abstract The War Resisters League is a pacifist organization whose members are against all war. Witnessing the establishment of the War Resisters' International in Europe in 1921, and sensing a need for a similar organization in the United States, Dr. Jessie Wallace Hughan established the War Resisters League as an independent organization. The War Resisters League membership pledge, which has remained essentially unchanged since its inception, reads: "The War Resisters League affirms that war is a...
Dates: 1923-2013

Norman J. Whitney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-061
Abstract Norman Jehiel Whitney (1891-1967) was a Quaker teacher, writer and devoted peace worker. From 1919-1957 he helped establish, and directed for many years, the Syracuse Peace Council. He left Syracuse in 1957 to work for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in peace education. Whitney's major peace work was in the area of counseling conscientious objectors to war (COs), particularly those in Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps. In 1941 he helped establish the New York State Board for...
Dates: 1938-1967

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 52
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Subject
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 35
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 7
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 6
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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 5
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 4
Students -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 4
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 3
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 3
Disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Societies, etc. 3
Peace movements -- Europe -- History -- Sources 3
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
United States 3
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Sources 3
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 3
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Civil rights -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
College students -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
Loyalty oaths -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Militarism -- History -- Sources 2
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Awards -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements 2
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- Massachusetts -- History -- Sources 2
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 2
Practice of law -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 2
Students -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
United States -- Race relations -- History -- Sources 2
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Aiken 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century 1
Aiken (S.C.) -- Social conditions -- History -- 19th century 1
Anti-fascist movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement 1
Arbitration (International law) -- History -- Sources 1
Arms control -- History -- Sources 1
Children's literature -- Awards -- History -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- Trial practice -- History -- Sources 1
Clergy -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
College students -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
College students -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
College teachers -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
College teachers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Congresses and conventions -- Japan -- History -- Sources 1
Congresses and conventions -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious Objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection 1
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Courts -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Courts of last resort -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Demonstrations -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Direct action -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Education -- South Carolina -- Aiken 1
Free trade -- History -- Sources 1
Freed persons -- Education -- South Carolina 1
Freedom of speech -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
International cooperation -- History -- Sources 1
Internationalism -- History -- Sources 1
Internationalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Johns Island (S.C.) -- History -- 19th century 1
Judges -- United States 1
Laity -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Lawyers -- New Jersey -- History -- Sources 1
Lawyers -- United States 1
Lawyers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Literary prizes -- History -- Sources 1
Lobbying -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Mediation, International -- History -- Sources 1
Messenger of peace (Richmond, IN : 1870) 1
Messenger of peace (Richmond, IN : 1900) 1
Missionaries -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century 1
Mothers -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear disarmament 1
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Language
English 52
Undetermined 2
 
Names
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 6
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 5
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 5
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 5
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 4
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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 4
Lyttle, Bradford 4
Newton, Ray 4
Willoughby, George, pacifist 4
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 3
American Peace Society 3
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 3
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 3
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 3
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 3
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 3
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 3
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 3
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 3
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 3
McReynolds, David 3
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 3
Peck, Sidney M. (Sidney Morris), 1926- 3
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 3
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 3
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 3
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 3
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 3
Walker, Charles C. 3
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 3
Affeldt, Allan 2
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 2
American Friends Service Committee 2
American Legion 2
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 2
Baer, Gertrude 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 2
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 2
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 2
Brickner, Balfour, 1926-2005 2
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 2
Byrns, Elinor 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Call, Arthur Deerin, 1869-1941 2
Camp, Kay 2
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 2
Chalmers, Ruth 2
Chavez, Daniel 2
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 2
Civilian Public Service 2
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 2
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 2
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Fernandez, Richard R. (Richard Ritter) 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Folsom, Franklin, 1907-1995 2
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 2
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 2
Gara, Larry 2
Great Peace March for Global Nuclear Disarmament (Organization) 2
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 2
Hedemann, Ed 2
Hillyer, Mary W. 2
International Federation of Students 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
Lens, Sidney 2
Levering, Robert, 1944- 2
Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944 2
Meacham, Stewart 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
Olmsted, Allen S. (Allen Seymour), 1888-1977 2
PRO-Peace (Organization) 2
Parkman, Patricia 2
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 2
Samuel, Pat 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920 2
Smiley, Glenn E. 2
Steffens, Dorothy R. 2
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 2
Tatum, Arlo D. 2
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 2
Turn Toward Peace (Organization) 2
Uphaus, Willard E. (Willard Edwin), 1890-1983 2
Vernon, Mabel 2
Vietnam Summer (Organization) 2
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 2
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 2
War Resisters League 2
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 2
Will, Herman, 1915- 2
Winsor, Mary, 1869-1956 2
Wold, Emma, 1871-1950 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947 2
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