Peace -- History -- Sources
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Author, editor, journalist and lecturer; advocate of internationalist pacifism; influential member of the Socialist Party in the 1930s; genealogist; recorder of Rhode Island history and lore; named Harold Devere Allen.
Henry J. Cadbury (1883-1974) was a distinguished Biblical scholar, teacher, and a member of the Society of Friends. Cadbury was one of the founders of the American Friends Service Committee. He served as its chairman from both 1928 to 1934 and again from 1944 to 1960. Cadbury supervised famine relief both in the United States and in Europe.
The Exploratory Project on the Conditions of Peace, founded by W. H. Ferry, was established at Boston College in 1987 to explore the conditions for a sustainable peace. The group worked on concepts such as "peace systems" and "war systems", and its members developed the Citizens' Peace Treaty. After relocating to Washington, D.C., the organization ceased operation 1990 or 1991.