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Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract

A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.



Dates: 1943-

J. Stuart Innerst Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-103
Overview J. Stuart Innerst was a United Brethren in Christ missionary to China in the 1920s. Innerst and his wife Marion Reachard Innerst left China in 1927 with great concerns about the influence of western imperialism in that country. J. Stuart Innerst served as pastor of several churches and joined the Society of Friends in 1943. In addition to his pastoral work, Innerst also served as the Director of the Quaker Friends in Washington Program (1960-1961, lobbied members of Congress regarding China,...
Dates: 1920-1975

Edward F. Snyder Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-241
Overview Edward Furnas Snyder is a Quaker lobbyist for peace, civil rights, and economic justice. He joined staff of Friends Committee on National Legislation in 1955 and retired in 1990 as Executive Secretary of the FCNL Snyder argued against legislation for a U.S. military draft and excessive military spending; worked for cultural and scientific exchanges between Soviet and U.S. citizens to lessen tensions of the Cold War. Edward and Dorothy Snyder have long been tax resisters arguing that the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950-

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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
California -- Politics and government 1
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Clergy -- California -- History -- Sources 1
College chaplains -- Ohio -- History -- Sources 1
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Draft -- United States 1
Food supply 1
Illinois -- Politics and government 1
Indians of North America -- Civil rights 1
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Lobbying -- Illinois 1
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Lobbying -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lobbying -- Wisconsin 1
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Missionaries -- China -- History -- Sources 1
National service -- United States 1
Nonviolence -- United States 1
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- United States 1
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Peace movements -- United States 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- California -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Political activity 1
Quakers -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Political activity 1
Society of Friends -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 1
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Religious aspects 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States -- Sources 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
War -- Religious aspects 1
Wisconsin -- Politics and government 1
Women -- Societies and clubs 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors 1
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Names
Harker, Charles H. 2
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 2
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 2
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Benoit, Emile 1