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Consultative Peace Council Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Consultative Peace Council
Abstract

Includes correspondence, reports, financial records, administrative files, minutes of meetings, publicity materials, brochures, newspaper clippings. Correspondents include: Devere Allen, Dorothy Detzer, Alfred Hassler, Jessie Wallace Hughan, Abe Kaufman, Frederick J. Libby, A.J. Muste, Ray Newton, Mildred Scott Olmsted, John Swomley, E. Raymond Wilson, and M.R. Zigler.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1930-1969; Majority of material found within 1939-1955

Keep America Out of War Congress Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Keep America Out of War
Overview The Keep America Out of War Congress was founded in 1938 (as the Keep America Out of War Comittee), by several leading peace organizations. The Congress was to pursue a joint, minimum six-point peace program. The aims of this program included the removal of U.S. ships and nationals from belligerent zones, a war referendum, the abandonment of plans for conscription and industrial mobilization, and greater economic and social justice at home and abroad. The Keep America Out of War Congress was...
Dates: 1938-1942

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

Philadelphia Peace Council Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Philadelphia Peace Council-(1925-ca. 1932)
Abstract Includes scattered minutes (1924-1932), scattered correspondence (1924-1928), form letters, statements, membership lists, bulletins (1925-1928) and materials relating to several conferences on the teaching of history, and other records, of the first Philadelphia Peace Council (1922-ca. 1932), earlier known as Philadelphia Council for World Peace. Correspondents include J. Howard Branson, Sophia H. Dulles, Harold Evans, Agnes M. Irwin, Frederick J. Libby, Allen S. Olmsted, and Richard R....
Dates: 1924-1931

Philadelphia Peace Council Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Philadelphia Peace Council-(1937-ca. 1943)
Abstract

Includes constitution (1938), minutes (1937-1943), correspondence (1937-1943), form letters, financial records, leaflets, speeches, releases, membership lists, bulletins (1938-1941), clippings, and other records. Correspondents include Maria Biasone, Orton S. Clark, Frederick J. Libby, Allen S. Olmsted, Daniel A. Poling, and Richard R. Wood.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1937-1943

United Peace Chest of Philadelphia Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-194
Overview

The United Peace Chest of Philadelphia coordinated and integrated Philadelphia organizations interested in promoting international peace. The name was often shortened to "United Peace Chest." The UPC was founded in 1938, though it was conceptualized in 1936 at a meeting of the Pennsylvania Branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

Dates: 1935-1955

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  • Names: Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 X
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Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 3
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Names
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 3
Dulles, Sophia H. 2
Newton, Ray 2
Olmsted, Allen S. (Allen Seymour), 1888-1977 2
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 2
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Wood, Richard R. (Richard Reeve), 1897-1982 2
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
Anti-War Mobilization Mass Meeting (1940 : Washington, D.C.) 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Bennett, Fay 1
Biasone, Maria 1
Branson, J. Howard 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Byrns, Elinor 1
Clark, Orton S. 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Consultative Peace Council (U.S.) 1
Cope, Eliza M. 1
Cox, Lucy A. 1
Dodge, Alice L. 1
Drexel, Constance 1
Dyer, Henry W. 1
Evans, Harold, 1928- 1
Eves, William 1
Frazier, Lynn J. (Lynn Joseph), 1874-1947 1
Gordon, Lindley V. 1
Hamilton, Albert W. 1
Harvey, William Brinton, 1862- 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 1
Hillyer, Mary W. 1
Hollister, Alvaine 1
Hoopes, Darlington, b. 1896 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Irwin, Agnes M. 1
Joint Peace Board 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Keep America Out of War Committee 1
Keep America Out of War Congress 1
Labor Anti-War Council 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Lee, Jennie, 1904- 1
Lester, Muriel, 1883-1968 1
Lief, Alfred, 1901- 1
Littell, Franklin H. (Franklin Hamlin), 1917-2009 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Neutrality Bloc 1
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 1
Pacifist Action Committee 1
Peace Strategy Board 1
Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament 1
Philadelphia Council for World Peace 1
Philadelphia Peace Council (1925-approximately 1932) 1
Philadelphia Peace Council (1937-ca. 1943) 1
Poling, Daniel A. (Daniel Alfred), 1884-1968 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Smith, Lyn 1
Smith, Tucker P. 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
United Peace Chest of Philadelphia 1
Van Kirk, Walter W. (Walter William), 1891-1956 1
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 1
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 1
Williams, H. Justice 1
Winsor, Mary, 1869-1956 1
Wright, Edward Needles, 1897- 1
Youth Committee Against War 1
Zigler, M. R. 1
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