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Devere Allen Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-053
Abstract

Author, editor, journalist and lecturer; advocate of internationalist pacifism; influential member of the Socialist Party in the 1930s; genealogist; recorder of Rhode Island history and lore; named Harold Devere Allen.

Dates: 1809-1978; Majority of material found within 1910-1955

A. J. Muste Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-050
Overview A.J. Muste (1885-1967), was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, but later (1917), he became a member of the Society of Friends. During World War I, Muste's refusal to abandon his pacifist position led to his forced resignation from the Central Congregational Church in Newtonville, Massachusetts. Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919 when he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became the director of the Brookwood Labor College in...
Dates: 1920-1967

Tracy D. Mygatt and Frances Witherspoon Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-089
Overview Tracy Dickinson Mygatt (1885-1973) and Frances May Witherspoon (1886-1973) were prolific writers and absolute pacifists who worked together in movements for women's rights, world peace, civil liberties, and civil rights. Both women authored plays, articles, poems, sermons, and stories, individually and in collaboration. They were founders of the War Resisters League and later served as honorary chairs. Frances Witherspoon was a co-founder and Executive Secretary of the New York Bureau of...
Dates: 1835-1973; Majority of material found within 1911-1974

Peace Action Center Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-093
Overview The Peace Action Center began in 1961 as a continuation of the vigil at Fort Detrick, Md. Peace activists had sponsored a continuous vigil as early as 1959 seeking the abandonment of biological weapons and appealed for the conversion of the fort into a world health center. The Peace Action Center included cooperative living quarters for the staff of religious pacifists, mostly Quakers. PAC staff including Lawrence Scott, director, and Jack L. Bagley, Sarah Bishop, Florence Y. Carpenter,...
Dates: 1959-1965

Lawrence Scott Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-090
Overview

Lawrence Scott was a construction engineer, Baptist clergyman, and Quaker activist. He worked as an activist against the testing of nuclear weapons and biological weapons research. He was the supervisor for the Friends Mississippi Project, project director of the Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick in Maryland, executive secretary of the Peace Action Center and a founder of A Quaker Action Group.

Dates: 1955-1965

Helene Stöcker Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-035
Overview

Dr. Helene Stöcker (1869-1943) was one of the first woman students to enter a German University. In the 1920s she helped found Germany's first woman suffrage organization, and later the Bund für Mutterschutz (Protection of Motherhood). Dr. Stöcker immigrated to the United States in 1941 under the sponsorship of friends and colleagues in the peace movement.

Dates: 1897-1994; Majority of material found within 1913-1943

War Resisters League Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-040
Overview The War Resisters League is a pacifist organization whose members are against all war. Witnessing the establishment of the War Resisters' International in Europe in 1921, and sensing a need for a similar organization in the United States, Dr. Jessie Wallace Hughan established the War Resisters League as an independent organization. The War Resisters League membership pledge, which has remained essentially unchanged since its inception, reads: "The War Resisters League affirms that war is a...
Dates: 1923-1994

Women's Committee to Oppose Conscription Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-068
Overview This group was originally named the Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women [WCOC], and then the National Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women. It was formed in 1942 to protest the Austin-Wadsworth legislative bills and similar measures, which proposed that American women be drated into a civilian workforce for the duration of World War II. When the immediate threat of drafting women had passed, the group changed its name again, this time to the Women's Committee to Oppose...
Dates: 1942-1948

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Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 5
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 4
War Resisters League 4
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 3
Committee for Nonviolent Action 3
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Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 3
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 3
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 3
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 3
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 3
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 3
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 2
American Friends Service Committee 2
Baer, Gertrude 2
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 2
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 2
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 2
Corson, Helen H. 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 2
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 2
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Scudder, Vida Dutton, 1861-1954 2
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 2
Walker, Charles C. 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 2
Young, Wilmer J. 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
Anderson, Ross W. 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Bagley, Jack L. 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Bishop, Sarah 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
Bowie, Walter Russell, 1882-1969 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 1
Campaign for World Government (Organization) 1
Carpenter, Florence Y. 1
Casanova, Margaret 1
Catchpool, Corder, 1883-1952 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Ceresole, Pierre, 1879-1945 1
Chalmers, Frances K. (Frances Kinghorn) 1
Chase, E. Dixwell 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cook, Cara 1
Coolidge, A. Sprague 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Cranston, Maurice, 1920-1993 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
DeVault, Don 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Drevet, Camille 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Dulles, John Foster 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Einstein, Albert 1
Elfenbein, Elsie Wright 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 1
Engelbrecht, H. C. (Helmuth Carol), 1895-1939 1
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