Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 128 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice was initated in 1974 to "call for disarmament, a simultaneous shift of economic priorities away from militarism and toward meeting domestic and global human needs, and removal of the causes of war." When the Walk ended on October 18, 1976 at the Pentagon in Washington D.C., walkers had covered 8,000 miles through 34 states.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Delaware Peace Society
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Emergency Peace Committee
Abstract The Fellowship of Reconciliation in the U.S. was founded in 1915 by Christian pacifists. The organization, whose members are now drawn from many religious groups, seeks to apply principles of peace and social justice and non-violent social change to issues such as disarmament, conscription, race relations, economic justice, and civil liberties.
Abstract Esther Strum Frankel was a New Jersey attorney in the firm of Frankel and Frankel (along with her husband, Leopold), a pacifist, and civil rights activist; member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, served as head its Human Rights Committee, especially active in its New Jersey branch; also involved with Women Strike for Peace and other reform movements relating to feminism and disarmament; specialized in civil rights litigation in the 1950s and Selective Service...
Dates: 1948-1975; Majority of material found within 1967-1971
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Friends National Peace Committee
Overview A short-lived Quaker organization that promoted peace during World War I.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Friends Peace and International Relations...
Abstract Collection consists primarily of printed material: form letters, minutes of meetings, newsletters, reports, news articles, and pamphlets.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1890-1976
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Friends Washington Peace Headquarters
Overview [Anna] Ruth Fry was an activist and a writer born into a prominent Quaker family in England. From 1914-1924, she served as general secretary of the Friends Relief Commission, which provided help for refugees and others ravaged by World War I. Fry wrote about her experiences in A Quaker Adventure (1926). She was also the first chairman of the Russian Famine Relief Fund in 1921. Fry went on to write numerous books, pamphlets and tracts, on a variety of Quaker and peace topics. She died on April...