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Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-030
Overview The Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament was active from 1930 to 1936, chiefly in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Through public opinion and personal contacts, PCTD supporters pressured Congress to support total disarmament, including passage of the Frazier Amendment outlawing war. Other objectives of the Committee included a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, opposition to all preparations and training for war (including ROTC), and support for...
Dates: 1930-1938

Lydia G. Wentworth Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-041
Overview Lydia G. Wentworth, was a writer and ardent peace advocate who lived most of her life in Brookline, Massachusetts. Despite illness which confined her to bed for over thirty years, she carried on a prolific correspondence and contributed hundreds of articles to newspapers and magazines. Wentworth was on the advisory committee of the Women's Peace Society, and was a member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, the Association to Abolish...
Dates: 1902-1947; Majority of material found within 1918-1947

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  • Names: Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 X
  • Names: Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- X

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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1