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Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 128 Collections and/or Records:

Jane Addams Peace Association Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-043-JAPA
Abstract Minutes (1949-), reports, form letters and memoranda, literature, financial records, and material relating to some of the projects supported by the association, including Art for World Friendship, Committee for World Development and World Disarmament, and Jane Addams Children's Book Award. Persons represented include Ruth Chalmers, executive director.
Dates: 1948-

Keep America Out of War Congress Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Keep America Out of War
Overview The Keep America Out of War Congress was founded in 1938 (as the Keep America Out of War Comittee), by several leading peace organizations. The Congress was to pursue a joint, minimum six-point peace program. The aims of this program included the removal of U.S. ships and nationals from belligerent zones, a war referendum, the abandonment of plans for conscription and industrial mobilization, and greater economic and social justice at home and abroad. The Keep America Out of War Congress was...
Dates: 1938-1942

League of Nations Union Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-League of Nations Union
Overview The League of Nations Union was formed on October 13, 1918 by the joining of the League of Nations Society with the Free Nations Society. The League of Nations Society began in 1916 with the purpose of examining the forms of international organization that would be possible at the end of WWI. It lobbied for an agreement among countries that would serve as a basis for permanent peace by providing for settlement of disputes, mutual defense, and the observance of international treaties. The...
Dates: 1915-1945

League of Nations Union (U.S.) Collection

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-League of Nations Union (U.S.)

League to Enforce Peace Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-League to Enforce Peace
Overview The League was formed in 1915 at a conference held at Independence Hall in Philadelphia. It worked for a league of nations, a world court, and mandatory international conciliation.
Dates: 1915-1921

Lobby for Peace Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Lobby for Peace

Belva Ann Lockwood Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-098
Overview Belva Ann McNall Lockwood (1830-1917), was the first woman attorney to practice before the Supreme Court. She personally lobbied members of Congress to pass a special act admitting women to the bar of the Court, and first practiced before the Court in 1879. Lockwood ran for the U.S. presidency in 1884 and 1888, being the first woman to have a complete, national campaign for that office. From the 1870s onward Lockwood was active with the radical peace group, the Universal Peace Union,...
Dates: 1878-1917, 1984, 1986, 1992

Madison Peace Center Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Madison Peace Center

Massachusetts Committee of 1000 Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Massachusetts Committee of 1000

Massachusetts League for Peace Action Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Massachusetts League for Peace Action