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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 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

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

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A Quaker Action Group 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Burr, Barbara R. 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
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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
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
Friends Committee for Reconciliation and Church Reconstruction 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Meeting for Sufferings of Vietnamese Children 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Fulford, Dawn B. 1
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 1
Grant, Wendy 1
Graves, Mary L. 1
Hartsough, Ruth 1
Huffman, Herbert 1
Interfaith Peacemakers Association 1
International Social Service 1
Levering, Robert, 1944- 1
Levering, Susan Dworkin 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
Meacham, Stewart 1
Meyer, Christopher (Business owner) 1
Neely, Frances E. 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
Noell, Chuck 1
Ortloff, C. Frank 1
Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Peace in Vietnam Committee of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
People's Coalition for Peace and Justice 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
Safer Neighborhoods are Possible (Organization) 1
Sibbett, Morgan 1
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 1
Wegener, Ellie 1
Welcome House (Adoption agency) 1
White, Simeon 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Wilson, Robert D. (Poet) 1
Young, Ronald J., 1942- 1
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