Mary Stone McDowell Collected Papers
- 1914, 1918, 1945-1955
- McDowell, Mary S. (Person)
Language of Material
Materials are in English.
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Collection is open for research without restrictions.
Biographical / Historical
Mary Stone McDowell, a graduate of Swarthmore College class of 1897, was a birthright Quaker school teacher whom the New York City Board of Education dismissed on charges of disloyalty based on her refusal as a Quaker to sign a loyalty pledge during World War I. Reinstated in 1923, she retired in 1943, and became a war tax resister, continuing her pacifist stance against military spending until her death in 1955.
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The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the papers of this individual.
- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources
- McDowell, Mary S.
- Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources
- Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources
- Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources
- War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources
- Women and peace -- History -- Sources
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Peace -- Sources
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