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Emergency Peace Campaign Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-012
Abstract Initiated in late 1935 by the American Friends Service Committee and other pacifists; originally planned as a two-year campaign to rally peace, religious, labor, African-American and student groups; aim was to organize a national campaign to promote peace principles in the face of preparation for war in Europe, and to keep the United States out of war; may have been preceded by the Emergency Peace Committee (1931-1933), though this has not been documented. The first EPC office opened in...
Dates: 1936-1937

Edward W. Evans Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-122

Edward Wyatt Evans (1882-1976) was a lifelong member of the Germantown (Pennsylvania) Monthly Meeting and was active in the Friends Peace Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Evans was instrumental in the founding of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (Fellowship of Reconcilation), and was the executive secretary from 1916-1919. During the 1920s, he was also active in educational and peace programs of the Society of Friends.

Dates: 1916-1922

J. Stuart Innerst Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-103
Overview J. Stuart Innerst was a United Brethren in Christ missionary to China in the 1920s. Innerst and his wife Marion Reachard Innerst left China in 1927 with great concerns about the influence of western imperialism in that country. J. Stuart Innerst served as pastor of several churches and joined the Society of Friends in 1943. In addition to his pastoral work, Innerst also served as the Director of the Quaker Friends in Washington Program (1960-1961, lobbied members of Congress regarding China,...
Dates: 1920-1975

Keep America Out of War Congress Collected Records

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

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American Friends Service Committee 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 2
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 2
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Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 2
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Bennett, Fay 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Butler, Smedley D. (Smedley Darlington), 1881-1940 1
Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Dodge, Alice L. 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Dyer, Henry W. 1
Eichelberger, Clark M. (Clark Mell), 1896-1980 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 1
Fosdick, Harry Emerson 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Fuller, Walter G. 1
Haines, Jennifer 1
Hamilton, Albert W. 1
Hardin, Floyd, 1890-1974 1
Harker, Charles H. 1
Hillyer, Mary W. 1
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 1
Holifield, Chet, 1903-1995 1
Hollister, Alvaine 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 1
Johnson, Clare Sturges 1
Johnson, Edwin C. (Edwin Carl), 1884-1970 1
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Keep America Out of War Committee 1
Keep America Out of War Congress 1
Kelsey, Mary 1
La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925 1
La Jolla Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Peace Committee 1
Labor Anti-War Council 1
Littell, Franklin H. (Franklin Hamlin), 1917-2009 1
Mendenhall, William O. 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 1
Newton, Ray 1
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 1
Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Friend in the Orient Committee 1
Palmer, Albert W. (Albert Wentworth), 1879-1954 1
Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 1
Pennell, Anne Walton 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Peace Committee (1916-1933) 1
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 1
Right Sharing of World Resources 1
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 1
Royden, A. Maude (Agnes Maude), 1876-1956 1
Sanders, Edwin A. 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Smith, Lyn 1
Snyder, Edward F. 1
Solt, Guy W. 1
Taft, Charles P. (Charles Phelps), 1897-1983 1
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 1
Wadsworth, Arthur J. 1
Whitaker, Robert, 1863-1944 1
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 1
Wise, Stephen Samuel, 1874-1949 1
World Peace Tax Fund 1
Youth Committee Against War 1
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