Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
A short-lived Quaker organization that promoted peace during World War I.
Collection consists primarily of printed material: form letters, minutes of meetings, newsletters, reports, news articles, and pamphlets.
These records contain meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence, releases/literature, statistics, publicity and press coverage, address by Dorothy Hutchinson, delegation visits to President Kennedy and to ambassadors during Washington, D.C., and photographs.
Includes two typescripts: Amnesty and Reconciliation, and Peace Testimony: Root and Branch [annotated photocopy]; leaflet and periodical with mention of Gara's conscientious objection; slide show titled Active Nonviolence stored separately as Slide Show 2.
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.
Theodore Brinton Hetzel was a semi-professional photojournalist and took many photographs of peace and anti-war activities in the Philadelphia area and in Washington, D.C. from the late 1950s through the mid 1970s.