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American Peace Test Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-197
Abstract In 1985 six members of the National FREEZE Campaign founded American Peace Test as a direct, non violent action campaign to protest the testing of nuclear weapons at the Nevada Test Site, near Las Vegas, Nevada. The first large scale action took place in 1986, drawing large crowds of protesters. Protests throughout the 1980s continued to draw larger numbers of protesters and the support of some nationally known celebrities and politicians. In the early 1990s American Peace Test regrouped,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1985-1994

American People's Mobilization Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American People's Mobilization
Overview In 1940, the Committee to Defend America by Keeping Out of War sponsored an Emergency Peace Mobilization conference held in Chicago (Illinois). It was attended by over 20,000 people. Out of this conference came the American Peace Mobilization, a nonprofit organization which aimed to "keep us out of war and . . . preserve and extend our democracy." Over the months of its existence, the APM -- through its literature, lobbying efforts, and conferences -- continued to press for nonintervention...
Dates: 1940-1941

American School Citizenship League Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American School Citizenship League
Overview Founded in 1908 by Fannie Fern Andrews, the American School Peace League was intended to promote peace by introducing principles of international justice and fraternity into the curricula of U.S. schools. The League distributed circulars, leaflets and booklets for classroom use, including poetry, endorsements for peace from statesmen and military leaders, accounts of peace activity, information regarding other peoples and cultures, and a series of programs designed to further the message of...
Dates: 1908-1930

American Servicemen's Union Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Servicemen's Union
Dates: 1969-1971

American Union Against Militarism Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-004
Overview In 1915 a group of New York pacifists and near-pacifists organized the "Anti-militarism Committee" to combat the war spirit of the time. Activities included lobbying, publishing, a lecture campaign, and the establishment of a Civil Liberties Bureau. The most notable achievements were the work in the successful effort to avert war with Mexico in 1916 and the encouragement of opposition to peacetime conscription following World War I. The office was raided by the government and American Union...
Dates: 1915 - 1922

American Union for Concerted Peace Efforts Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Union for Concerted Peace Efforts
Scope and Contents

Includes the periodical Toward World Cooperation.

Dates: 1938-1939

American Veterans Committee Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Veterans Committee
Dates: 1947-1980

American Women for Peace Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Women for Peace
Scope and Contents

Materials include releases, leaflets, and the periodical Peacemaker.

Dates: 1950-1953

Americans Committed to World Responsibility Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Americans Committed to World Responsibility
Abstract

Collection is primarily printed material; includes correspondence, training manuals, conference proceedings.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-1961

Americans for Peace Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Americans for Peace
Dates: 1942-1951

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 630
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 219
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 200
Bryn Mawr College 25
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 5
 
Subject
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 144
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 114
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 80
Quakers -- History 76
diaries 70
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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 67
Quakers 62
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 62
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 58
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 54
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 54
Quakers -- Diaries 54
Quakers -- Social life and customs 54
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 48
Quaker women -- United States 42
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 42
correspondence 33
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 32
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 31
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 30
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 28
Quakers -- United States 28
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 27
Peace movements -- United States 26
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 25
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 25
Antislavery movements -- United States 24
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 24
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 24
manuscripts (documents) 23
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 22
Quaker women 22
Antinuclear movement -- United States 21
Pacifists -- United States 21
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Sources 21
Student movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 20
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 19
letters (correspondence) 19
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 18
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 18
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 17
Slavery -- United States 17
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 16
Education -- United States 16
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 16
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 16
Quakers -- Family relationships 16
Quakers -- New York (State) 16
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 16
Conscientious objectors -- United States 15
Quakers -- Education 15
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 14
Society of Friends -- Education 14
Society of Friends -- United States 14
United States 14
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 14
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 14
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 13
Nuclear disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 13
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 13
Education 12
Quakers -- Virginia 12
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 12
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 12
genealogies (histories) 12
Abolitionists 11
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 11
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 11
College theater -- United States 11
Haverford (Pa.) 11
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 11
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 11
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 11
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union 11
Women and peace 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 11
Militarism -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Motherhood -- United States -- History 10
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 10
Peace -- Societies, etc. 10
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 10
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 10
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Quaker abolitionists 10
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States 10
Women -- Education 10
Women and religion 10
Women clergy -- United States -- Diaries 10
clippings (information artifacts) 10
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Quakers -- Genealogy 9
Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Women in education 9
World War, 1939-1945 9
account books 9
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Language
English 1074
German 2
Latin 2
Spanish; Castilian 2
Undetermined 2
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 48
Civilian Public Service 36
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 32
Swarthmore College 27
Haverford College 26
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Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 25
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 22
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 20
War Resisters League 20
Bryn Mawr College 19
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 15
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 15
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 15
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 14
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 14
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 14
Willoughby, George, pacifist 14
Lyttle, Bradford 13
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 13
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 13
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 12
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 12
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 12
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 12
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 12
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 12
Kaufman, Abraham 11
Newton, Ray 10
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 10
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 10
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 9
Committee for Nonviolent Action 9
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 9
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 9
McReynolds, David 9
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 9
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 9
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 9
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 8
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 8
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 8
Finch, Henry Le Roy 7
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 7
Gara, Larry 7
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 7
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 7
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 7
Sharpless family 7
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 7
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 7
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 7
A Quaker Action Group 6
Baer, Gertrude 6
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 6
Bromley, Ernest 6
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 6
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 6
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 6
DiGia, Ralph 6
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 6
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 6
Golden Rule (Ketch) 6
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 6
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 6
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 6
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 6
Pickus, Robert 6
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 6
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 6
Reynolds, Earle L. 6
Roodenko, Igal 6
Tatum, Arlo D. 6
Walker, Charles C. 6
Westtown Boarding School 6
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 5
American Civil Liberties Union 5
American Peace Society 5
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 5
Berrigan, Daniel 5
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 5
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 5
Bromley, Marion, -1996 5
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 5
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 5
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 5
Cary, Stephen G. 5
Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980 5
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 5
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 5
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 5
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 5
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 5
Furnas, Paul J. 5
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 5
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 5
Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) 5
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 5
Houser, George M. 5
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 5
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 5
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