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Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981

 Person

Found in 8 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

Emily Greene Balch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-006
Abstract Emily Greene Balch (1867-1961) was the second U.S. woman to have won the Nobel Peace Prize. Balch embarked on her academic career in the economics and sociology department at Wellesley College. Balch's extracurricular work with the Women's Trade Union League and opposition to World War I resulted in dismissal from Wellesley, and thereafter she helped lead the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Called a "Citizen of the World," Balch worked for peace throughout her...
Dates: 1842-1961; Majority of material found within 1875 - 1961

Dorothy Detzer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-086
Abstract

Dorothy Detzer was a peace activist, writer, and lobbyist. She served as the National Executive Secretary of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1924-1946.. Detzer influenced a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, 1934-1936, and later wrote the book Appointment on the Hill, 1948, describing her two decades in Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1913-1981

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

Keep America Out of War Congress Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Keep America Out of War
Overview The Keep America Out of War Congress was founded in 1938 (as the Keep America Out of War Comittee), by several leading peace organizations. The Congress was to pursue a joint, minimum six-point peace program. The aims of this program included the removal of U.S. ships and nationals from belligerent zones, a war referendum, the abandonment of plans for conscription and industrial mobilization, and greater economic and social justice at home and abroad. The Keep America Out of War Congress was...
Dates: 1938-1942

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

Mercedes M. Randall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-110
Overview

Mercedes M. Randall was an early, and lifelong, member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. She held many positions of responsibility in the organization, including chairmanship of the National Education Committee, and presidency of the Manhattan Branch. Randall was the first biographer of Nobel Peace Prize winner, Emily Greene Balch.

Dates: 1914-1977

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  • Subject: Peace -- History -- Sources X

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Women and peace -- History -- Sources 6
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 4
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Youth and peace -- 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
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- United States 1
Feminists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Sources 1
International cooperation -- History -- Sources 1
Internationalism -- History -- Sources 1
Jewish refugees -- History -- Sources 1
Jews -- Europe -- History -- Sources 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
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- United States -- 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
Quakers -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Social reformers -- United States 1
Social settlements -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- Sources 1
Socialism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Socialist parties -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women -- Societies and clubs -- History -- Sources 1
Women -- Suffrage -- History -- Sources 1
Women Nobel Prize winners -- History -- Sources 1
Women and peace 1
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women journalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women social reformers -- History -- Sources 1
Women social reformers -- United States 1
Women social reformers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Protest movements -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
World tomorrow (Periodical) 1
Young democracy (Periodical) 1
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