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Another Mother for Peace Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-102
Abstract

Another Mother for Peace was a women's peace group born from the antipathy to the war in Vietnam, based in Los Angeles, California. The stated purpose of this non-partison, non-profit organization was "to educate women to take an active role in eliminating war as a means of solving disputes between nations, people and ideologies." AMP closed its offices in January 1986.

Dates: 1964-1978; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Kay Camp Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-169
Abstract Katherine Lindsley Camp was born in 1918 [1919?], Mt. Kisco New York. She was a graduate of Swarthmore College (Class of 1940). Camp was elected president of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in 1967, and served as international president, 1974-1980. In addition Camp was founder of the Citizens Bi-Racial Study Group; former president of the Pennsylvania Women's Political Caucus; made unsuccessful bid for Congress in 1972 on the Democratic ticket in...
Dates: 1955-2006

Francoise W. Douwes Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Douwes, Francoise Wilhelmina
Abstract

Douwes was a member of the Philadelphia branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1985-2005

Carla Brooks Johnston Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Johnston, Carla B.
Overview

Papers of Carla Johnston, who was active in politics, and in working for peace, in Massachusetts, as well as a writer of eight books.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1979-1987

Dorothy Marder Collection

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-233
Overview Dorothy Marder was a photographer and photojournalist, peace activist, Lesbian and Gay community member, counselor, and disabilities advocate. Her most extensive photographic work concerned women's peace activism (especially Women Strike for Peace), in the New York, New York area between the late 1960s through the 1980s Many of her photographs appeared in peace movement and alternative press publications. Marder photographed well-known peace activists, feminists, and political figures of the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1971-1999

Linus and Ava Pauling Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Pauling, Linus and Ava
Dates: 1957-1987; Majority of material found within 1961-1979

Alice Wiser Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-203
Overview

Alice Wiser was a Quaker and had trained as a social worker and psychological counselor. She dedicated the last ten to fifteen years of her life to both peace and women's rights. Wiser was instrumental in organizing the peace tent for the second United Nations Conference on Women held in Nairobi, Kenya in 1985. After the conference Wiser continued to organize around these issues, traveling around the world to interview women and talk about peace. Wiser died from breast cancer in 1995.

Dates: 1976-1991

Women Strike for Peace Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-115
Overview

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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Women and peace -- History -- Sources 5
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 3
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Feminists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Antimissile missiles -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement 1
Antinuclear movement -- Australia -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- New Zealand -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Arms control -- History -- Sources 1
Biochemists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil defense -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Demonstrations -- United States -- Photographs 1
Demonstrations -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 1
Documentary photography -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- United States -- Photographs 1
Gay rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- Sources 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
Women Strike for Peace 2
Accra Assembly (Organization) 1
Another Mother for Peace (Association) 1
Avedon, Barbara 1
Axelrod, Beverly 1
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Ballantyne, Edith 1
Berman, Aline 1
Blass, Dorothy 1
Brown, George Edward, 1920-1999 1
Camp, Kay 1
Civil Defense Awareness (Organization : Boston, Mass.) 1
Clarke, Mary S., 1916- 1
Cranston, Alan, 1914-2000 1
Douwes, Francoise W. (Francoise Wilhelmina), 1923- 1
Eaby, Gail 1
Feminist International for Peace and Food 1
Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995 1
Gitlin, Nancy 1
Halpern, Seymour, 1913-1997 1
Hartke, Vance 1
Herring, Frances W. 1
Identity House (New York, N.Y.) 1
Johnston, Carla B. 1
Jones, Dorothy B. 1
Koch, Ed, 1924- 1
Kovner, Jean 1
Kreig, Florence Ain 1
Lens, Shirley 1
Marder, Dorothy, 1926-2007 1
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922- 1
Medlock, Julie 1
Morse, Wayne L. (Wayne Lyman), 1900-1974 1
New Century Policies (Organization : Boston, Mass.) 1
Pauling, Ava Helen 1
Proxmire, William 1
Reed, Donna, 1921-1986 1
Rees, Thomas M., 1925- 1
Schmidt, Phyllis 1
Sobel, Roslyn 1
Southern California SANE 1
Swerdlow, Amy 1
Taylor, Ethel Barol 1
Wilson, Dagmar 1
Windmiller, Marshall 1
Wiser, Alice 1
Women Strike for Peace. National Information Clearing House (Washington, D.C.) 1
Women Strike for Peace. New York City Branch 1
Women Strike for Peace. Southern California Branch 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Germantown Branch 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Philadelphia Branch 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 1
World Conference to Review and Appraise the Achievements of the United Nations Decade for Women (1985) (Nairobi, Kenya) 1
Zigas, Irma 1
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