Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 128 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Peace Association of Christian Scientists
Overview The Peace Association of Friends in America was organized in 1867 by Orthodox Friends in the New York, Baltimore, North Carolina, Ohio, Indiana, Western and Iowa Yearly Meetings in reaction to the Civil War, with its mission being to convince Friends and others that war was unchristian, inhumane and unnecessary.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Peace Council of Northeast Philadelphia
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Peace Heroes Memorial Society
Abstract The records of the Peace History Society contain minutes, mailings, annual brochures, general correspondence, papers presented at its conferences, documents about PHS projects and its monthly journal Peace and Change, and audiotapes. Correspondents include Charles Barker, Berenice A. Carroll, John. W. Chambers, Charles Chatfield, Hilary Conroy, Blanche Wiesen Cook, Sandi E. Cooper, Charles DeBenedetti, Michael A. Lutzker, William L. Neumann, Arthur I. Waskow, Ralph Edward Weber, and Lawrence S....
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Peace Information Center
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Pennsylvania Arbitration and Peace Society
Overview The Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament was active from 1930 to 1936, chiefly in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Through public opinion and personal contacts, PCTD supporters pressured Congress to support total disarmament, including passage of the Frazier Amendment outlawing war. Other objectives of the Committee included a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, opposition to all preparations and training for war (including ROTC), and support for conscientious...
Overview Organizations with the name Pennsylvania Peace Society existed as early as 1822. The records in this collection date from the late 19th century and into the first years of the 20th century. Material about earlier versions of the PPS maybe found in the records of the American Peace Society (DG 003); and in the records of the Universal Peace Union (DG 038).
Dates: 1866-1928; Majority of material found within 1893-1928
Overview The People's Coalition for Peace and Justice included various peace, anti-poverty, and labor groups. These groups worked together to confront the related issues of war in Southeast Asia and racism, sexism, poverty, and repression in the United States. The People's Coalition for Peace and Justice was founded in 1970 as National Coalition Against War, Racism, and Repression and organized several specific campaigns including People's Peace Treaty, Citizen's Action Pledge, and Nixon Eviction...