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American Friends Service Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Friends Service Committee
Abstract

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) was set up in June 1917 as an outgrowth of and coordination point for the anti-war and relief activities of various bodies of the Religious Society of Friends in the United States.

Dates: 1917-

Nancy J. Babb Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Babb, Nancy
Abstract Nancy Babb (1884-1948) was a member of the Society of Friends who served as a field representative for the Red Cross and then as a relief worker in Russia from 1917 to the mid 1920s. On her return to the United States in 1928 Babb lectured about her work in Russia. Babb also volunteered for a number of various women's organizations, including the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Babb established the National Circulating Library of Student's Peace Posters, an organization...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1921-1949

Henry Joel Cadbury Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-081
Abstract

Henry J. Cadbury (1883-1974) was a distinguished Biblical scholar, teacher, and a member of the Society of Friends. Cadbury was one of the founders of the American Friends Service Committee. He served as its chairman from both 1928 to 1934 and again from 1944 to 1960. Cadbury supervised famine relief both in the United States and in Europe.

Dates: 1917-1974

Ross Flanagan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-064
Overview

Ross Flanagan (1934- ), is Quaker pacifist and activist, has been involved in many Quaker-sponsored projects, peace, and civil rights activities. In the 1950s he served on the staff of the American Friends Service Committee. He was an early protestor against the Vietnam war and worked with A Quaker Action Group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the 1970s Flanagan was involved in neighborhood revitalization projects in West Philadelphia.

Dates: 1962-1993; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

 Collection
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-

Friends Meeting for Sufferings of Vietnamese Children Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-111
Abstract

The Friends Meeting for Sufferings of Vietnamese Children was founded in 1966, to bring injured and orphaned Vietnamese and Amerasian children to the United States for medical treatment. Some children were placed in foster homes or were permanent adopted. The organizers worked in cooperation with Welcome House in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, and with other organizations. The group disbanded in October 1969.

Dates: 1966-1969

Friends National Peace Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Friends National Peace Committee
Overview

A short-lived Quaker organization that promoted peace during World War I.

Dates: 1915-1917

Robert Levering Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-080
Abstract

Robert E. Levering is a pacifist and Quaker. He has been the co-author of Fortune magazine's annual list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," and a speaker on workplace trends and management strategies aimed at improving workplace productivity. Levering is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Martin Luther King Jr. School of Social Change.

Dates: 1967-1972

Quaker United Nations Office Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Quaker United Nations Office
Dates: 1970-

Rockland County Peace Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-121
Overview

The Rockland County Peace Association was a small local peace group begun in 1930 to stimulate popular education and public opinion with a view to the prevention of war. It carried on relief work during World War II through the American Friends Service Committee.

Dates: 1930-1950

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Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
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Peace movements -- United States 2
Society of Friends and world politics -- History -- Sources 2
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 2
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African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
California -- Politics and government 1
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Civil rights -- United States 1
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Wisconsin -- Politics and government 1
Women -- Societies and clubs 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors 1
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Names
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 3
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Neely, Frances E. 2
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Snyder, Edward F. 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Babb, Nancy J. (Nancy Jones), 1884-1948 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Burr, Barbara R. 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Citizens Local Alliance for a Safer Philadelphia 1
Committee of Responsibility to Save War-Burned and War-Injured Vietnamese Children 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Davidov, Marv 1
De Hartog, Jan, 1914-2002 1
De Hartog, Marjorie 1
De Leeuw, Rachel 1
Desai, Narayan 1
Dietze, Carla 1
Dolci, Danilo 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Foulke, Thomas Albert, 1893-1962 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee for Reconciliation and Church Reconstruction 1
Friends Committee on Legislation of Northern California 1
Friends Committee on Legislation. Southern California Section 1
Friends Meeting for Sufferings of Vietnamese Children 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Friends National Peace Committee (U.S.) 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation 1
Fulford, Dawn B. 1
Gamble, Ralph A. (Ralph Abernathy), 1885-1959 1
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 1
Grant, Wendy 1
Graves, Mary L. 1
Hadley, Jeanette 1
Harker, Charles H. 1
Hartsough, Ruth 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Huffman, Herbert 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Illinois-Wisconsin Friends Committee on Legislation 1
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 1
Interfaith Peacemakers Association 1
International Social Service 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Leiper, McCarrell H. 1
Levering, Robert, 1944- 1
Levering, Samuel R. 1
Levering, Susan Dworkin 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
MacKellar, Walter 1
Meacham, Stewart 1
Meyer, Christopher (Business owner) 1
National Peace Conference (U.S.) 1
New Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Newlands, David L., 1938- 1
Niles, Mary Cushing Howard 1
Noel-Baker, Philip, 1889-1982 1
Noell, Chuck 1
O'Day, Caroline, 1875-1943 1
Ortloff, C. Frank 1
Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Peace in Vietnam Committee of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
People's Coalition for Peace and Justice 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Civilian Public Service Fund Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Physicians for Social Responsibility (U.S.) 1
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Quaker United Nations Office 1
Rockland County Peace Association (Rockland County, N.Y.) 1
Safer Neighborhoods are Possible (Organization) 1
Sayre, Kathleen Whitaker 1
Sibbett, Morgan 1
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 1
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 1
Wegener, Ellie 1
Welcome House (Adoption agency) 1
White, Simeon 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
Wilson, Robert D. (Poet) 1
Young, Ronald J., 1942- 1
Youth Peace Group (U.S.) 1
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