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Civilian Training Unit for Women Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Civilian Training Unit for Women


  • Creation: 1941-1942

Biographical / Historical

The Committee, originally called Women's Work Committee, prepared women for "service at home and abroad." The Unit was set up at Highacres Farm, Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, by the American Friends Service Committee Peace Section and Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Study of simple-living techniques, pacifist philosophy, and inter-racial harmony was promoted.


0.04 Linear Feet (.5 linear in.)



General Note

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of this organization.

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Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
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