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Physicians for Social Responsibility Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-175
Overview 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, Albany Chapter Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-258
Overview The Pledge of Resistance group in Albany, New York was part of an active nationwide network of grassroots organizations opposed to U.S. intervention in Central America. The Albany group was active between 1984 and 1993. Its members engaged in marches, protest demonstrations, extensive correspondence and meetings with legislators, fundraising activities, boycotts, and networking with like-minded organizations. The Albany POR produced newsletters, press releases, and leaflets. The Pledge of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1985-1993

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

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Posever, Zena
Overview

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

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-141
Overview 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

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Public Action Coalition on Toys
Overview

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

A. Philip Randolph Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Randolph, A. Philip
Dates: 1926-1969; Majority of material found within 1926-1948

Jeannette Rankin Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Rankin, Jeannette
Overview

Jeannette Rankin (1880-1973), was the first woman to serve in Congress (1917-1919). She was an active suffragist and later worked in peace organizations such as the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and the National Council for Prevention of War. Rankin founded the Georgia Peace Society in the 1940s, and led the Jeannette Rankin Brigade, an all-women's protest march against the Vietnam war shortly before her death.

Dates: 1917-2011

Martha Schofield Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-134
Overview 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)

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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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