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War Resisters League Records

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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

Washington Peace Center Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-252
Abstract The Washington Peace Center was formed in 1963 upon the dissolution of the Peace Action Center of Washington, D.C. The organization seeks to educate the public on peace issues through youth programs, conscientious objector/draft counseling, film screenings, speakers, workshops on peace topics, discussions, and the publication of a newsletter. Its mission statement as of 2013 includes : "The Washington Peace Center is an anti-racist, grassroots, multi-issue organization working for peace,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-2013

Cora Weiss Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-222
Abstract Cora Weiss is a peace and social justice leader and activist. She is a supporter of the United Nations, an early member of Women Strike for Peace, a leader in the anti-Vietnam war movement in the United States. In the 1970s Weiss was the director of the Riverside Church (New York, NY) Disarmament Program. Weiss was also active with SANE, SANE/Freeze, Peace Action, and The Hague Appeal for Peace. Weiss became president of the International Peace Bureau in 2000. She has always been active in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-

George Willoughby and Lillian Willoughby Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-236
Abstract

George Willoughby (December 9, 1914 - January 5, 2010) and Lillian Willoughby (c. 1916 - January 15, 2009) were Quaker activists who took part in nonviolent protests against war, conducted nonviolence trainings in India and other countries, and advocated for preservation of land in New Jersey and elsewhere.

Dates: 1931-2010

Mary Winsor Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Winsor, Mary
Dates: 1906-1951; Majority of material found within 1922-1947

Wisconsin Peace Society Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Wisconsin Peace Society
Dates: 1912-1937; Majority of material found within 1917-1920

Women Strike for Peace Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-115
Abstract

Women Strike for Peace came into existence on November 1, 1961, as a protest against atmospheric nuclear tests by the U.S. and the Soviet Union. By the late 1980s the national WSP office in Philadelphia closed, but the WSP legislative office and various WSP branches around the U.S. remained active through the 1990s.

Dates: 1961-1996

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Records

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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-

World Conference on Religion and Peace, USA Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-059
Abstract In the early 1960s religious leaders, Rabbi Maurice Eisendrath and Dana McLean Greeley (Unitarian-Universalist) independently saw the need for national confernce on religion and peace. The organized the National Inter-religious Conference on Peace held March 15-17, 1966, in Washington, D.C., which brought together clergymen and laymen from all peace oriented viewpoints to discuss the relation of religion to peace. Minister and peace activist Homer A. Jack was also involved in organizing the...
Dates: 1962-1989

World Without War Council-Midwest Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-128
Abstract

The World Without War Council-Midwest developed about 1970. It was affiliated with the World With War Council national office, but functioned independently in terms of programming and operations. The WWWC-Midwest worked with leaders of NGOs, business, labor, religious bodies, professional organizations, and education, for the nonviolent resolution of international conflict and constructive global change.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1961-2005

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 217
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 3
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 1
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Subject
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 144
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 41
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 38
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 34
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 29
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Peace movements -- United States 26
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 24
Antinuclear movement -- United States 13
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 12
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 12
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 12
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 9
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Nuclear disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 8
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 7
Peace -- Societies, etc. 7
Central America -- Politics and government -- 1979- -- Sources 6
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Nuclear arms control -- United States 6
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 6
Nuclear disarmament -- United States 6
Nuclear nonproliferation -- United States 6
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 6
Peace movements 6
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 6
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Sources 5
Direct action -- History -- Sources 4
Nuclear facilities -- Environmental aspects -- United States 4
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 4
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 4
Peace movements -- Massachusetts -- History -- Sources 4
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 4
Society of Friends -- Peace testimony 4
Student movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Students -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 4
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
United States 4
United States -- Foreign relations -- Central America 4
Women and peace -- United States 4
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 3
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Antinuclear movement 3
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 3
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 3
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 3
Disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Human rights -- Central America -- History -- Sources 3
Internationalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980- -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifists -- United States 3
Peace movements -- Europe -- History -- Sources 3
Peace movements -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Sources 3
Peace walks and marches 3
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 3
Socialism -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 3
Women and peace 3
World War, 1914-1918 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 3
Anti-fascist movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Arms control -- History -- Sources 2
Central America -- Foreign relations -- United States 2
Civil rights -- United States 2
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
College students -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- United States 2
Conscientious objectors -- United States 2
Disarmament 2
Disarmament -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Economic conversion -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Human rights -- Latin America -- History -- Sources 2
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Protest movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
Labor -- United States -- History -- 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
Nonviolence -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Nuclear disarmament 2
Pacifism -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church -- History -- Sources 2
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 17
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 17
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 15
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 13
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 12
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Lyttle, Bradford 12
War Resisters League 12
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 9
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 9
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 9
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 8
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 8
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 8
Willoughby, George, pacifist 8
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 7
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 7
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 7
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 7
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 7
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 6
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 6
Committee for Nonviolent Action 6
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 6
Kaufman, Abraham 6
McReynolds, David 6
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 6
Newton, Ray 6
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 6
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 6
American Peace Society 5
Omaha Action (Project) 5
Pickus, Robert 5
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 5
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 4
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 4
DiGia, Ralph 4
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 4
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 4
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 4
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 4
Golden Rule (Ketch) 4
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 4
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 4
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 4
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 4
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 4
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 4
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 4
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 4
Reynolds, Earle L. 4
Shivers, Lynne 4
Spock, Benjamin, 1903-1998 4
Turn Toward Peace (Organization) 4
Walker, Charles C. 4
Weiss, Cora, 1934- 4
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 4
A Quaker Action Group 3
American League against War and Fascism 3
Berrigan, Daniel 3
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 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
Cousins, Norman 3
Davidov, Marv 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
Finch, Henry Le Roy 3
Forest, Jim (James H.) 3
Gara, Larry 3
Gottlieb, Edward P. 3
Gottlieb, Sanford 3
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 3
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 3
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 3
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
Keep America Out of War Congress 3
Keys, Donald 3
Lakey, George 3
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 3
Lens, Sidney 3
Levering, Robert, 1944- 3
Meacham, Stewart 3
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 3
New Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam 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
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 3
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 3
Roodenko, Igal 3
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 3
Socialist Party (U.S.) 3
Swann, Marjorie 3
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 3
Vietnam Summer (Organization) 3
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