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Mary Jo and Walter Uphoff Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Uphoff, Mary Jo and Walter
Abstract

Mary Jo Uphoff was involved with Youth Committee Against War (of the Keep America Out of War Congress). Walter Uphoff was a labor historian and author of Kohler On Strike.

Dates: 1934-1991

U.S. Peace Council Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-153
Abstract The U.S. Peace Council National Founding Conference was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 9-11, 1979. The organization was headquartered in New York, New York until 1990, then moved to Philadelphia. It was formed as a "peace and solidarity network" and published the periodical Peace and Solidarity. The U.S. Peace Council was affiliated with the World Peace Council, headquartered in Helsinki, Finland. ThePhiladelphia national headquarters closed in 1992, but some operations were...
Dates: 1979-1992

Veterans for Peace in Vietnam Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Veterans for Peace in Vietnam
Dates: 1965-1980; Majority of material found within 1968-1975

Veterans for Peace, Inc. Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-240
Abstract Veterans For Peace, Inc. (VFP) is an educational and humanitarian organization dedicated to the abolishment of war. VFP iss comprised primarily of veterans of the United States military, but non-veterans may also join as associate members. VFP's statement of purpose (as of 2010) states that their mission is: "To increase public awareness of the costs of war; to restrain the U.S. government from intervening, overtly and covertly, in the internal affairs of other nations; to end the arms race...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1985-

Vietnam Summer Records

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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

Walk for Peace Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Walk for Peace
Dates: 1958

Walkabout Peace and Justice Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-162
Abstract Walkabout Peace and Justice was first organized in 1985 in Davis, California, as an experimental project to provide a source of information for the peace-walking community. The group sponsored walks in support of issues related to peace and social justice; acted as a clearinghouse to provide information about other peace walks, mainly through its journal, Walkabout Peace and Justice. It's most siginficant organizer was Barbara Hirshkowitz, who later became a participant in New Society...
Dates: 1981-1992

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

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

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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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