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American Friends Service Committee photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-211
Overview

This collection consists of miscellaneous photographs, collected over time from various sources, documenting the American Friends Service Committee and its projects. Post-World War I and post-World War II and Vietnam War relief work are well documented, and there are also photographs of AFSC work in the United States, Africa, other parts of Asia, and the Middle East.

Dates: circa 1918-1975

Stephen G. Cary papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1240
Overview Stephen G. Cary graduated from Germantown Friends School in 1933 and from Haverford College in 1937. He earned a master's degree in international administration from Columbia University in 1943. Between 1946 and 1969, Cary worked for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), and was the chairman of the AFSC from 1979 to 1991. Cary was a member of the Haverford College Board of Managers from 1955 to 1969. In 1969, he joined the staff as vice president of development. He was acting...
Dates: 1930-2002

Horace Champney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-166
Abstract

Horace Champney was a pacifist active in various causes from the late 1940s through the 1980s. He was a founder of The Peacemakers Movement in the 1950s and interested in civil rights, war tax refusal, and other social justice causes. Champney was a member A Quaker Action Group and a crew member of the ship the Phoenix, which sailed to North Vietnam with medical supplies, during the Vietnam war.

Dates: 1958-1990; Majority of material found within 1958-1979

Ann Morrissett Davidon and William C. Davidon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-144
Abstract Ann Morrissett Davidon (1925-2004), was a writer, editor, educator, pacifist and peace activist through her entire life. William Cooper Davidon(1927- 2013), was a professor of physics at Haverford College and (retired 1994), pacifist, peace activist. The two were married in 1963 and both continued to be very active in peace, pacifist, anti-Vietnam War, and social justice organizations. They advocated and practiced war-tax resistance. In 1971, William Davidon was named an "unindicted...
Dates: 1949-

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 World Committee for Consultation. Section of the Americas Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG1
Overview A Friends World Conference Committee, sponsored by the Fellowship Council of the American Friends Service Committee, was established in 1932 to promote better understanding among Friends world wide. The representatives at the Second World Conference of Friends, held at Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges, Pa., in 1937, approved the establishment of a continuing international organization, a Friends World Committee, to promote international contacts and cooperation among Friends. In 1958, it...
Dates: 1933-2010

Robert Wallace Gilmore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-163
Abstract

Robert W. Gilmore was a Quaker pacifist who was involved in a number of peace groups, either as a staffperson or as a Board member. His papers reflect these involvements through correspondence and other materials.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-1982

Alice Herz and Helga Herz Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Herz, Alice and Helga Herz
Abstract

Papers of a German mother and daughter who emigrated to the United States and were peace activists in the Detroit area; mother was the first American to immolate herself in protest of the Vietnam War.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1941-2002

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 11
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 4
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 1
 
Subject
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 6
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Direct action -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. 2
Peace movements -- United States 2
Quakers -- Vietnam 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 2
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Adoption -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Adoption -- Vietnam -- History -- Sources 1
Adult education and state 1
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Biological warfare 1
California -- Politics and government 1
Charities -- Vietnam 1
Chemical warfare 1
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 1
Civil rights -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- United States 1
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Clergy -- California -- History -- Sources 1
College chaplains -- Ohio -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- United States 1
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States 1
Counterinsurgency -- United States 1
Crime prevention -- Citizen participation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Disarmament 1
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft -- United States 1
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Education -- Vietnam 1
Educators -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Food supply 1
Government, Resistance to -- History -- Sources 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Harrisburg Seven Trial, Harrisburg, Pa., 1972 1
Humanitarian assistance -- Quakers 1
Illinois -- Politics and government 1
Indians of North America -- Civil rights 1
Intercountry adoption -- History -- Sources 1
International relief -- Societies, etc 1
Labor union members 1
Lobbying -- California 1
Lobbying -- Illinois 1
Lobbying -- United States 1
Lobbying -- Wisconsin 1
Lobbyists -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
Military-industrial complex -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Missionaries -- China -- History -- Sources 1
National service -- United States 1
Nonviolence -- United States 1
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear energy 1
Pacifism 1
Pacifism -- United States 1
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Main Line -- History -- Sources 1
Physicists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Prison reform -- Society of Friends 1
Prisoners' writings, American 1
Psychologists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker social reformers 1
Quakers 1
Quakers -- California -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Canada -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Indiana 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Ohio -- Yellow Springs -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Political activity 1
Quakers -- Political activity -- 20th century -- History -- Sources 1
Race relations -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Refugees -- Vietnam -- History -- Sources 1
Rockwell B-1 (Bomber) 1
Social service -- Vietnam 1
Society of Friends -- Africa 1
Society of Friends -- Alabama 1
Society of Friends -- Alaska 1
Society of Friends -- Argentina 1
Society of Friends -- Arizona 1
Society of Friends -- Arkansas 1
Society of Friends -- Brazil 1
Society of Friends -- California 1
Society of Friends -- Canada 1
Society of Friends -- Colorado -- Denver 1
Society of Friends -- Columbia 1
Society of Friends -- Connecticut 1
Society of Friends -- Costa Rica 1
Society of Friends -- Cuba 1
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Names
A Quaker Action Group 3
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 3
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 3
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 3
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Canadian Friends Service Committee 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Harker, Charles H. 2
Haverford College 2
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Neely, Frances E. 2
Phoenix (Yacht) 2
Right Sharing of World Resources 2
Snyder, Edward F. 2
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
American Friends Fellowship Council 1
American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 1
American Young Friends Fellowship 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Anh, Le Thi 1
Ashley, Bruce 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Berrigan, Philip 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Bourdet, Claude, 1909- 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bstan-'dzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV, 1935- 1
Burr, Barbara R. 1
Cary, Elizabeth S. 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Champney, Beulah 1
Champney, Horace 1
Champney, Ken 1
Citizens Local Alliance for a Safer Philadelphia 1
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 1
Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.). Detroit Chapter 1
Coleman, John Royston 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Committee of Correspondence (New York, N.Y. : 1960-1962) 1
Committee of Responsibility to Save War-Burned and War-Injured Vietnamese Children 1
Committee on U.S.-U.S.S.R. Peace Leadership Exchange 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Crozer Theological Seminary 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Davidon, Ann Morrissett 1
Davidon, William C. 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
De Hartog, Jan, 1914-2002 1
De Hartog, Marjorie 1
De Leeuw, Rachel 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
Desai, Narayan 1
Dietze, Carla 1
Dolci, Danilo 1
DuBois, Rachel Davis 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Elliott, Errol T., 1887-1971 1
Enzer, Erica 1
Foulke, Thomas Albert, 1893-1962 1
Freiday, Dean 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Association for Higher Education (U.S.) 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 Conference on Religion and Psychology 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 1
Friends Meeting for Sufferings of Vietnamese Children 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation. Section of the Americas 1
Friends World Conference 1
Fulford, Dawn B. 1
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 1
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 1
Gloor, Michele 1
Goodenow, Leanore 1
Grant, Wendy 1
Graves, Mary L. 1
Gregonis, Peter 1
Griscom, Anna Bassett, 1889-1974 1
Hadley, Herbert M. 1
Hadley, Jeanette 1
Haines, Jennifer 1
Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965 1
Hartsough, Ruth 1
Heacock, Walter G. 1
Herz, Alice 1
Herz, Helga, 1912-2010 1
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