Skip to main content

Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981

 Person

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Jane Addams Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-001
Overview

A world-famous social reformer; co-founded the first settlement house in America in 1889; championed many causes on behalf of the urban poor, such as protection of immigrants, child labor laws, industrial safety, juvenile courts, and recognition of labor unions; a leading figure in the movement for international peace; awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.

Dates: 1838-; Majority of material found within 1880-1935

Devere Allen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-053
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1809-1978; Majority of material found within 1910-1955

Hannah Clothier Hull Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-016
Abstract Hannah Clothier Hull (1872-1958), was one of the founders of the Woman's Peace Party and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. She served as a national officer of the WILPF for nearly forty years. Hull was also active in other social reform movements. A member of a well-to-do Quaker family, Hannah Clothier graduated from Swarthmore College in 1891. She first worked at a Philadelphia settlement house and then entered the graduate program in social work at Bryn Mawr College....
Dates: 1889-1958

Mildred Scott Olmsted Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-082
Abstract Mildred Scott Olmsted, peace activist and suffragist, was born in Glenolden, Pennsylvania, in 1890. In 1922, Olmsted became Executive Secretary of the Pennsylvania Branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). From 1934 onward she assumed national positions with the organization. In 1946, Olmsted became National Administrative Secretary and held that position (until her retirement in 1966. She remained active as Executive Director Emerita of WILPF and also served...
Dates: 1881-1990; Majority of material found within 1907-1990

Lydia G. Wentworth Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-041
Overview Lydia G. Wentworth, was a writer and ardent peace advocate who lived most of her life in Brookline, Massachusetts. Despite illness which confined her to bed for over thirty years, she carried on a prolific correspondence and contributed hundreds of articles to newspapers and magazines. Wentworth was on the advisory committee of the Women's Peace Society, and was a member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, the Association to Abolish...
Dates: 1902-1947; Majority of material found within 1918-1947

E. Raymond Wilson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-070
Overview E. Raymond Wilson (1896-1987), a Quaker peace lobbyist, helped found the Friends Committee on National Legislation in 1943 and served as its Executive Secretary until 1962. He also helped organize the Committee on Militarism in Education in 1925. From 1931 to 1943, he served as Field and Education Secretary of the Peace Section of the American Friends Service Committee. He was the author of two books. The papers of E. Raymond Wilson contain personal and professional correspondence,...
Dates: 1914-1987

Filtered By

  • Subject: Pacifists -- United States X

Additional filters:

Subject
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 3
Feminists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
∨ more
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century 1
Connecticut -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- United States 1
Journalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Labor movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lecturers -- United States -- Biography -- Sources 1
Lobbyists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States 1
Peace -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 1
Periodical editors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Political refugees -- Germany -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Social reformers -- United States 1
Social settlements -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- Sources 1
Socialist parties -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
Women -- Societies and clubs -- History -- Sources 1
Women -- Suffrage -- History -- Sources 1
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women social reformers -- United States 1
Women social reformers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
World tomorrow (Periodical) 1
Young democracy (Periodical) 1
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 1
∧ less