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Women and peace -- United States

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Grace Contrino Abrams and Fran Contrino Schmidt Collected Papers

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Schmidt, Fran Contrino and Grace Contrino Abrams
Overview This small collection of papers details especially the life of Grace Contrino Abrams and her strong interests in teaching and in working against injustice in whatever form. The clippings from newspapers of media coverage, as well as the many Letters to the Editor, show some of her public life, while letters, and reminiscences of sister Fran Contrino Schmidt, fill out her private life. It should be noted that though there were five siblings, Grace and Fran spent much of their time together in...
Dates: 1942-1980

Christiana Dugan Collected Papers

 Collection — Othertype CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Dugan, Christiana

Includes bibliographies of peace studies literature organized alphabetically by title; and typed notes on peace, women, and the peace movement.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1991

Granny Peace Brigade Collected Papers

 Collection — Othertype CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Granny Peace Brigade

Collection consists primarily of printed copies of emails sent by the Granny Peace Brigade to its email group list, 2006-; also includes some meeting minutes, proposed mission statements, publicity and handout materials, and media coverage; collection includes GPB t-shirts.

Dates: Majority of material found within 2006-

Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp Collected Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp

Includes short histories from 1981 of women's peace protests in Great Britain; poetry, letters; press releases; information about nuclear free zones in Britain; announcements of protest actions; newsletters from USA; articles published; postcard photo; news clippings high school students' note cards; video documentary.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1981-1991

Greenham Women Against Cruise Missiles Collected Records

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Greenham Women Against Cruise Missiles
Overview Greenham Women Against Cruise Missiles was organized in 1983 by a group of women who were part of the Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp in Great Britain. Several activists at Greenham organized Greenham Women Against Cruise Missiles, which sought to use the U.S. legal system to challenge the right of the U.S. government to deploy nuclear missiles on foreign soil. Although the suit was unsuccessful, a group of Greenham women traveled around the United States speaking out about the growing...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1983-1989

Rose Hausman Collected Papers

 Collection — Othertype CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Hausman, Rose

Collection includes printed documents, primarily material brought back by Hausman from England, including leaflets, periodicals, news clippings, and a police notice concerning Hausman's arrest.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1982-1984

Peace Links Collected Records

 Collection — Othertype CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Peace Links

Collection consists primarily of folders of printed materials titled: Celebrate Peace kit; Global Awareness kit; How to Talk to Your Children About Nuclear War; Library Project kit; Understanding the Soviets; Women in the Soviet Union study guide; Reach for Peace high school kit.

Dates: Majority of material found within ca. 1985-1988

Cora Weiss Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-222
Overview Cora Weiss is a peace and social justice leader and activist. She is a supporter of the United Nations, an early member of Women Strike for Peace, a leader in the anti-Vietnam war movement in the United States. In the 1970s Weiss was the director of the Riverside Church (New York, NY) Disarmament Program. Weiss was also active with SANE, SANE/Freeze, Peace Action, and The Hague Appeal for Peace. Weiss became president of the International Peace Bureau in 2000. She has always been active in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-