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League for the Amnesty of Political Prisoners Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-League for the Amnesty of Political Prisoners


  • Creation: 1918

Biographical / Historical

The League's purpose was to educate the public to the fundamental distinction between political offenses and ordinary crime. It defined political prisoners as those who were convicted for holding social opinions contrary to the country's war activities. It sought the release of all political prisoners through a general amnesty.


2 items (2 items.)



General Note

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

Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
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Script of description

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