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Mildred Scott Olmsted Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-082
Abstract Mildred Scott Olmsted, peace activist and suffragist, was born in Glenolden, Pennsylvania, in 1890. In 1922, Olmsted became Executive Secretary of the Pennsylvania Branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). From 1934 onward she assumed national positions with the organization. In 1946, Olmsted became National Administrative Secretary and held that position (until her retirement in 1966. She remained active as Executive Director Emerita of WILPF and also served...
Dates: 1881-1990; Majority of material found within 1907-1990

Peace and Disarmament Committee of the Women's International Organisations Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Switzerland-Peace and Disarmament Committee...
Overview

The Peace and Disarmament Committee of the Women's International Organisations was founded in 1931 (informally called the Women's Disarmament Committee). The PDCWIO was formed to promote the Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments and called itself the "greatest concerted action for peace ever undertaken by women".

Dates: 1931-1940

Peace Links Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Peace Links
Abstract

Collection consists primarily of folders of printed materials titled: Celebrate Peace kit; Global Awareness kit; How to Talk to Your Children About Nuclear War; Library Project kit; Understanding the Soviets; Women in the Soviet Union study guide; Reach for Peace high school kit.

Dates: Majority of material found within ca. 1985-1988

Peoples Mandate Committee Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-109
Overview Peoples Mandate to Governments to End War was an international campaign begun on September 6, 1935, by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom to express such overwhelming opposition to war that governments would not dare resort to it as a means of solving disputes between nations. By the end of the decade the Peoples Mandate became an independent organization, headed by Mabel Vernon, and focused on peace and connections between women and women's organizations in the...
Dates: 1935-1975; Majority of material found within 1935-1956

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

Union des Femmes Françaises Collection

 Collection — othertype: CDG-B
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-France-Union des femmes francaises
Dates: 1952-1967

War Resisters' International Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-039
Overview

The War Resisters' International was founded at Bilthoven, Netherlands, in 1921 by representative pacifists from that country, Germany, Austria and Great Britain. The War Resisters' International was never more than a coordinating body in its relationship to affiliated groups.

Dates: 1923-1976

Cora Weiss Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-222
Overview 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-

Mary Winsor Collected Papers

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

Women Strike for Peace Records

 Collection
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 17
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 12
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 7
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
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Women and peace 6
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Peace movements 4
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Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Women and peace -- United States 4
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 3
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Antinuclear movement 2
Antinuclear movement -- United States 2
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 2
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Study and teaching 2
Peace movements -- France -- History -- Sources 2
United States 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 2
Anti-communist movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Arms control -- History -- Sources 1
Authors, English -- History -- Sources 1
Charities -- France 1
Children and peace 1
Children's literature -- Awards -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
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Disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
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Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
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Literary prizes -- History -- Sources 1
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Nonviolence -- France -- History -- Sources 1
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Peace -- Study and teaching -- History 1
Peace movements -- Florida -- Miami -- History -- Sources 1
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Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Meadville -- History -- Sources 1
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Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 1
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States 1
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War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 1
War relief -- History -- Sources 1
Women -- Political activity 1
Women -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women -- Societies and clubs 1
Women -- Societies and clubs -- History -- Sources 1
Women -- United States -- Societies and clubs -- History -- Sources 1
Women and peace -- France -- History -- Sources 1
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Women and war -- History -- Sources 1
Women journalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Language
English 28
French 3
 
Names
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 6
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 4
Camp, Kay 3
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 3
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 3
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Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 3
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Ballantyne, Edith 2
Beaton, Grace M. 2
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 2
Chalmers, Ruth 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Drevet, Camille 2
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 2
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 2
International Peace Bureau 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 2
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 2
Steffens, Dorothy R. 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 2
War Resisters League 2
War Resisters' International 2
Welles, Sumner, 1892-1961 2
Women Strike for Peace 2
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 1
Accra Assembly (Organization) 1
Albright, William A. 1
Alliance universelle des femmes pour la paix par l'éducation (France) 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Peace League 1
American Woman's Republic 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Another Mother for Peace (Association) 1
Anti-Enlistment League 1
Armstrong, Florence A. (Florence Arzelia), 1881-1962 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Art for World Friendship (Organization) 1
Avedon, Barbara 1
Axelrod, Beverly 1
Baez, Joan 1
Berman, Aline 1
Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950 1
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 1
Blass, Dorothy 1
Boulding, Elise 1
Boyer, Gaeta Wold 1
Brandt, Wilmer, 1920- 1
Breckinridge, Sophonisba P. (Sophonisba Preston), 1866-1948 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Broudy, Thalia Stern 1
Brown, George Edward, 1920-1999 1
Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946 1
Burke, Ana del Pulgar 1
Byrns, Elinor 1
Cadbury, Elizabeth Mary, 1858-1951 1
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Clarke, Mary S., 1916- 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Codepink (Organization) 1
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Committee for World Development and World Disarmament 1
Committee of Liaison with Families of Servicemen Detained in North Vietnam 1
Cookson, Sybil, 1890- 1
Courtney, Kathleen, Dame, 1878-1974 1
Cranston, Alan, 1914-2000 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Denny, Ludwell, 1894-1970 1
Disarmament Committee of the Women's International Organisations 1
Douwes, Francoise W. (Francoise Wilhelmina), 1923- 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Dugan, Christiana 1
Durant, Ariel 1
Eaby, Gail 1
Early, Frances H. 1
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 1
Ershova, Elena Nikolaevna 1
Falk, Richard A. 1
Federated Press 1
Fellowship of Peace (Meadville, Pa.) 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Finch, Margaret Rockwell, 1921- 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Fonda, Jane, 1937- 1
Fowler, Eleanor 1
Frank, Libby 1
Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 1
Frazier, Howard 1
Freeman, Ruth, 1901- 1
Friends' Emergency & War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Friendshipment (Campaign) 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995 1
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