Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 128 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Georgia Peace Society
Abstract In 1986 six hundred people marched across the United States to demonstrate their opposition to the world-wide nuclear arms race. The march took nine months from California to Washington, D.C. The marchers wrote: "we will create a non-violent focus for positive change; the imperative being that nuclear weapons are politically, socially, economically and morally unjustifiable, and that, in any number, they are unacceptable." The GPM was also a traveling intentional and communal society.
Dates: 1986 - Date; Majority of material found within 1986
Abstract The Hague Appeal for Peace is an organization with a global campaign to create a "culture of peace" through the following means: by strengthening humanitarian and human rights laws and institutions, by advancing the prevention, peaceful resolution, and transformation of conflicts, by abolishing nuclear weapons and develop disarmament campaigns, and identifying the root causes of war. More than 800 organizations--human rights, environmental, gender, disarmament-- have endorsed the HAP campaign.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1997-2007
Overview On December 4, 1915, Henry Ford and over one hundred delegates and reporters left Hoboken, New Jersey, aboard the steamship Oscar II bound for Norway, and an itinerary of peace meetings in nonbelligerant Europe. The purpose of the Henry Ford Peace Expedition was the establishment of a conference of neutral nations which would seek to implement peace proposals through continuous mediation. Although Ford left the expedition at Christiana (Oslo) for health reasons, the delegation visited European...
Abstract Hannah Clothier Hull (1872-1958), was one of the founders of the Woman's Peace Party and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. She served as a national officer of the WILPF for nearly forty years. Hull was also active in other social reform movements. A member of a well-to-do Quaker family, Hannah Clothier graduated from Swarthmore College in 1891. She first worked at a Philadelphia settlement house and then entered the graduate program in social work at Bryn Mawr College. In...
Abstract Minutes (1965-1978), scattered correspondence (1971-1978), memoranda, grant proposals with related reports and budgets, rough notes or transcripts of some committee meetings, and copy of Peace Money, final report of the program. Correspondents include Terrayne L. Crawford, Harry B. Hollins, Sidney P. Howell, Hattie K. Jutagir, Saul H. Mendlovitz, Earl Dodge Osborn, Betty A. Reardon, and A. Michael Washburn.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Intercollegiate Peace Association
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-International Association of the Friends of Peace
Abstract Items held: letter dated April 25, 1913, and the Platform of the International Association.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Switzerland-International Peace Bureau
Overview Service secretariat acting as a record office, library, and agenda formulating committee for major world peace congresses; organized in 1891; founded in 1892; offices in Geneva, Switzerland.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-International Peace Forum