Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 128 Collections and/or Records:
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 Americas.
Dates: 1935-1975; Majority of material found within 1935-1956
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Philadelphia Peace Council-(1925-ca. 1932)
Abstract Includes scattered minutes (1924-1932), scattered correspondence (1924-1928), form letters, statements, membership lists, bulletins (1925-1928) and materials relating to several conferences on the teaching of history, and other records, of the first Philadelphia Peace Council (1922-ca. 1932), earlier known as Philadelphia Council for World Peace. Correspondents include J. Howard Branson, Sophia H. Dulles, Harold Evans, Agnes M. Irwin, Frederick J. Libby, Allen S. Olmsted, and Richard R. Wood.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Philadelphia Peace Council-(1937-ca. 1943)
Abstract Includes constitution (1938), minutes (1937-1943), correspondence (1937-1943), form letters, financial records, leaflets, speeches, releases, membership lists, bulletins (1938-1941), clippings, and other records. Correspondents include Maria Biasone, Orton S. Clark, Frederick J. Libby, Allen S. Olmsted, Daniel A. Poling, and Richard R. Wood.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1937-1943
Overview Founded in 1942 to continue the efforts begun by Keep America Out of War Congress; December 1941 KAOWC dissolved and reorganized as Provisional Committee Toward a Democratic Peace; February 1942 a more permanent group organized; ceased activities December 1967.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Practical Peace League
Overview PRO-Peace (People Reaching Out for Peace) was a non-profit organization begun in April 1985 by David Mixner. He served as Executive Director of PRO-Peace until its collapse in March 1986. In its statement of purpose, PRO-Peace members called themselves "abolitionists" who supported efforts toward complete global nuclear disarmament. Pro-Peace staff undertook to plan a march pf 5,000 participats who would walk across the United States. On March 14, 1986 Mixner announced that PRO-Peace no longer...
Overview Promoting Enduring Peace was founded in 1952, with headquarters in Woodmont, Connecticut. Principles of the organization included: peace with freedom and justice for all, support for the United Nations, and belief in religion as the fundamental force for righteousness. Today PEP's mission is to conduct peace education promoting the advent of a harmonious planetary commonwealth through the convergence of the worldwide movements for disarmament, social justice, and environmental stewardship as...
Overview Mercedes M. Randall was an early, and lifelong, member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. She held many positions of responsibility in the organization, including chairmanship of the National Education Committee, and presidency of the Manhattan Branch. Randall was the first biographer of Nobel Peace Prize winner, Emily Greene Balch.
Records of the Witness Coordinating Committee and of the Outreach Committees of New York Yearly Meeting
Scope and Contents Records include minutes, reports, and general files of the New York Yearly Meeting committees particularly involved in carrying out the Quaker testimonies which involved outreach. Each committee is described and ennumerated separately, with reference to its predecessors and sucessors.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Rhode Island Council for Peace Action