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Bella Abzug Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abzug, Bella
Abstract Includes biographical information; correspondence, 1966-1972; testimony/statements/resolutions, 1970-1980; involvement with New York's 17th Congressional District peace action committee, 1966-1969; notes for speeches including anti-military draft material; miscellaneous peace-related material; reference file about a proposed film"Time of Trial" (1969).
Dates: Majority of material found within ca. 1966-ca. 1980

Jerome Balter and Ruth Balter Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-254
Overview Jerome Balter (1921-2016), and Ruth Balter (born 1922), have been peace and social justice activists for many years. They were both active in efforts to desegregate housing and public schools in Rochester, New York from the late 1950s onward. Jerome Balter campaigned several time for local and state political offices as a way to achieve these goals. Both Balters were also active in efforts to oppose the Vietnam War. Ruth Balter was connected with Women Strike for Peace in Rochester. They both...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1959-1974

Isaac Battin Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-010
Overview The collection contains the papers of the Battin family, Quakers from Albany, New York, Omaha, Nebraska, and Swarthmore, Pennsylvania Includes Letter books (8 v.) of Isaac Battin (ca. 1835-1912), containing chiefly family and personal letters, but also business correspondence relating to his employment by a gas company in Omaha; together with correspondence of other family members.
Dates: 1865-1912

Gathered Leaves: Miscellaneous Papers from New York Yearly Meeting

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-062
Overview The bulk of the collection is epistles, sorted roughly by topic. William Wood, the Clerk of New York Yearly Meeting who arranged the collection, was particularly interested in the issues of slavery, freedmen, peace testimony, and religious education. Also included are correspondence, Quaker documents, and miscellaneous papers. Correspondents include Moses Brown, William Rickman, John Pemberton.
Dates: 1694-1871

Genesee Valley Citizens for Peace Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-255
Overview Genesee Valley Citizens for Peace, located near Rochester, New York, was formed in May, 1972. GVPC is a nonviolent activist group consists of concerned individuals from western upstate New York. Since that time the organization has worked against the Vietnam war, and for amnesty for war resisters, for nuclear disarmament (with particular emphasis on Seneca Army Depot in Romulus, New York), and for a change in national priorities to stress human needs rather than military spending. It remains...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1972-

Macedonia Cooperative Community Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-071
Overview The Macedonia Cooperative Community was formed in 1937 northern Georgia by Morris Randolph Mitchell (1895-1976), an educator who later served as the first president of Friends World College. The Macedonia Cooperative Community, which took its name from a nearby Baptist Church, was comprised of families who worked collectively on dairy, agricultural, forestry, and woodworking projects that provided the economic underpinnings of the community. Originally established as an economic cooperative,...
Dates: 1937-1958

Andy Mager Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Mager, Andy
Dates: Majority of material found within 1981-1985

Manhattan Project Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Manhattan Project
Dates: 1979

Roy Moger. New York Yearly Meeting photographs

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-092
Overview This collection contains personal photographs taken by Roy Moger of places, persons, and events concerning New York Yearly Meeting in the 1960s. Of special interest are photographs of the meeeting houses, the March on Washington and a Memorial for the Children of Birmingham.
Dates: 1956-1970

New York Bureau of Legal Advice Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-New York Bureau of Legal Advice
Overview The New York Bureau of Legal First Aid was founded on May 11, 1917. In May 1918, the group changed its name to the New York Bureau of Legal Advice. The Bureau was the first organization to provide free legal service to men who resisted the new draft laws related to the entry of the United States into the First World War. In September 1918, the Bureau was raided by the FBI which temporarily disrupted its work. The Bureau closed in the fall of 1919, shortly before the Armistice.
Dates: 1917-1920

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Peace movements -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 5
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Treaty on the Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (1968 June 12) 1
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 1
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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 6
Civilian Public Service 2
New York Bureau of Legal Advice 2
New York Bureau of Legal First Aid 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
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Abolition 2000 1
Abzug, Bella S., 1920-1998 1
Aftel, Jacob 1
Ahimsa Farm 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Axford, Roger W. 1
Balter, Jerome, 1921- 1
Balter, Ruth, 1922- 1
Battin, Isaac, approximately 1835-1912 1
Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958 1
Birnberg, Bruce 1
Breitbart, John 1
Brookhaven National Laboratory 1
Children's Creative Response to Conflict Program 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Con Ed Rate Withholding Coalition 1
Darby, Deborah 1
Dodge, David Low, 1774-1852 1
Dyer, Henry W. 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Flynn, Bina 1
Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley 1
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 1
Freedom & Peace Party of New York State 1
Friends Coordinating Committee on Peace (U.S.) 1
Gale, Ken 1
Gamble, Ralph A. (Ralph Abernathy), 1885-1959 1
Global Resource Action Center for the Environment 1
Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924 1
Gordon, Lindley V. 1
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hutterian Brethren 1
Indian Point Nuclear Power Station (N.Y.) 1
Infield, Henrik F. 1
Jackson, Elmore, 1910-1989 1
Keeton, Morris T. 1
Kropf, Barbara 1
Lasserre, Henri, 1875-1945 1
Last Chance (Organization) 1
Leiper, McCarrell H. 1
Levermore, Charles H. (Charles Herbert), 1856-1927 1
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 1
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 1
MacKellar, Walter 1
Macedonia Cooperative Community 1
Mager, Andy, 1961- 1
Magnes, Judah Leon, 1877-1948 1
Maitlin, Arnold 1
Manhattan Project (Organization) 1
Manhattan Project (U.S.) 1
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 1
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 1
Meany, George, 1894-1980 1
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 1
Miller, Edward R. 1
Mitchell, Barbara Jaynes 1
Moger, Roy W. (Roy William), 1906-1990 1
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : approximately 1671-1828 : New York, N.Y.) 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
National Peace Conference (U.S.) 1
New York Conference Against War (1934) (New York, N.Y.) 1
New York Peace Society (1815-1828) 1
New York Peace Society (1837-1844) 1
New York Peace Society (1844-18??) 1
New York Peace Society (1906-1940) 1
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 1
New York State Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings 1
Newton, David 1
O'Day, Caroline, 1875-1943 1
Padjack, Barbara 1
Pank, Esther 1
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 1
Peace Society of the City of New York 1
Peace and Social Action Program 1
Persinger, Sharon 1
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives 1
Roberts, Elvin 1
Roberts, Lucille 1
Rockland County Peace Association (Rockland County, N.Y.) 1
SHAD Alliance 1
SHAD Alliance (New York, N.Y.) 1
STAR Foundation 1
Sayre, Kathleen Whitaker 1
Seabrook Nuclear Power Station (N.H.) 1
Seneca Army Depot 1
Shoreham Nuclear Powerplant (N.Y.) 1
Short, William H. (William Harrison), 1868-1935 1
Slater, Alice 1
Smedley, Agnes, 1892-1950 1
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 1
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