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Women and peace

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Karen Talbot Papers

 Collection — Othertype DG 289
Identifier: SCPC-DG-289
Scope and Contents

Papers of Karen Talbot

Dates: circa 1960s-2000

Lola Maverick Lloyd Collected Papers

 Collection — Othertype CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Lloyd, Lola Maverick
Abstract

Collection includes printed correspondence, flyers, notices, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, conference notes, and newspaper reprints. Includes information about Rosika Schwimmer and the Ford Peace Expedition.

Dates: 1915-1944

National Committee on the Cause and Cure of War Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-National Committee on the Cause and Cure of War
Abstract

Representatives of nine national women's organizations united to accomplish two goals: to lobby for the United States to join the World Court, and to hold a conference together. They chose Carrie Chapman Catt to be their leader.

Dates: 1924-1943

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

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

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

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Friends Peace Committee and its predecessors (1891-2015)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/770
Identifier: QM-Phy-770
Abstract The Friends Peace Committee (FPC) of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting was formed in 1933 by the merger of similar committees that had been established in 1892 by the Race Street Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) and in 1916 by the Arch Street Yearly Meeting (Orthodox) in Philadelphia. Since 1933, the committee has undergone a series of structural changes, perhaps most strikingly under the direction of Executive Secretary George Hardin from 1949-1973. There are a number of different subcommittees under...
Dates: 1891-2007

Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-123
Abstract Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) was born into an extended Quaker family who lived for generations in Clarke and Loudon counties, Virginia. She moved beyond the Virginia Quaker community to a career in the women's movement, first as a campaigner for women's suffrage (1917-1920), then as an educator and political activist in Virginia (1920-1928) and finally as a research economist for the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor (1928-1956). During her retirement years, Pidgeon became...
Dates: 1769-1979[bulk 1905-1979]

Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon Schlesinger Library Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-124
Abstract Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) was born into an extended Quaker family who lived for generations in Clarke and Loudon counties, Virginia. She moved beyond the Virginia Quaker community to a career in the women's movement, first as a campaigner for women's suffrage (1917-1920), then as an educator and political activist in Virginia (1920-1928) and finally as a research economist for the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor (1928-1956). During her retirement years, Pidgeon became...
Dates: 1906-1979

Helene Stöcker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-035
Abstract

Dr. Helene Stöcker (1869-1943) was one of the first woman students to enter a German University. In the 1920s she helped found Germany's first woman suffrage organization, and later the Bund für Mutterschutz (Protection of Motherhood). Dr. Stöcker immigrated to the United States in 1941 under the sponsorship of friends and colleagues in the peace movement.

Dates: 1897-1994; Majority of material found within 1913-1943

Helena M. Swanwick Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Swanwick, Helena M.
Abstract

Helena Maria Sickert was born in Germany and moved to England early on. She was an author, journalist, and lecturer involved in peace activism, feminism, and social justice. She became chair of the British Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and was a British delegate to the League of Nations. Her dream was that women, if they used their power, could make an end to war.

Dates: 1907-1938