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Jane Addams Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-001
Overview

A world-famous social reformer; co-founded the first settlement house in America in 1889; championed many causes on behalf of the urban poor, such as protection of immigrants, child labor laws, industrial safety, juvenile courts, and recognition of labor unions; a leading figure in the movement for international peace; awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.

Dates: 1838-; Majority of material found within 1880-1935

Alice Herz and Helga Herz Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Herz, Alice and Helga Herz
Abstract

Papers of a German mother and daughter who emigrated to the United States and were peace activists in the Detroit area; mother was the first American to immolate herself in protest of the Vietnam War.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1941-2002

Jessie Wallace Hughan Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-251
Abstract

Jessie Wallace Hughan (December 25, 1875 – April 10, 1955) was an American educator, social activist, and a radical pacifist. During her college days she was one of four co-founders of Alpha Omicron Pi, a national sorority for university women. She also was a founder and the first Secretary of the War Resisters League, established in 1923. For over two decades, she was a perennial candidate for political office on the ticket of the Socialist Party of America in her home state of New York.

Dates: 1870-1998

Mary Kelsey Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Kelsey, Mary
Abstract Includes miscellaneous correspondence; two oversize scrapbooks (ca. 1914-1919) which contain correspondence (some with her relative, Kate Kelsey); articles and half-tone images from U.S. and foreign periodicals about World War I; small posters; sheet music; and material about Woodrow Wilson's 1916 presidential campaign and the Women's March for Woodrow Wilson in Washington D.C., ca. 1917; also small amounts of secondary material relating to the American Friends Service Committee, the...
Dates: 1914-1919

Dorothy Marder Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-233
Overview Dorothy Marder was a photographer and photojournalist, peace activist, Lesbian and Gay community member, counselor, and disabilities advocate. Her most extensive photographic work concerned women's peace activism (especially Women Strike for Peace), in the New York, New York area between the late 1960s through the 1980s Many of her photographs appeared in peace movement and alternative press publications. Marder photographed well-known peace activists, feminists, and political figures of the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1971-1999

Milada Marsalka Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-217
Abstract

Milada Marsalka was a member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, U.S. Section, active with the New Haven, Connecticut Branch. Marsalka worked for American-Soviet friendship and conversion of economy from military to civilian production. She was born in Czechoslovakia and later moved to the United States. Marsalka died in 1999 or 2000.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1965-1998

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

Jeannette Rankin Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Rankin, Jeannette
Overview

Jeannette Rankin (1880-1973), was the first woman to serve in Congress (1917-1919). She was an active suffragist and later worked in peace organizations such as the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and the National Council for Prevention of War. Rankin founded the Georgia Peace Society in the 1940s, and led the Jeannette Rankin Brigade, an all-women's protest march against the Vietnam war shortly before her death.

Dates: 1917-2011

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Names
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 2
War Resisters League 2
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 2
Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957 1
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 1
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Addams, John Huy, 1822?-1881 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Anti-Enlistment League 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 1
Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930 1
Bowen, Louise de Koven, 1859- 1
Bowie, Walter Russell, 1882-1969 1
Brandt, Wilmer, 1920- 1
Campaign for World Government (Organization) 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Casanova, Margaret 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.). Detroit Chapter 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 1
Drevet, Camille 1
Dudley, Helena Stuart 1
Durant, Ariel 1
Early, Frances H. 1
Ely, Richard T. (Richard Theodore), 1854-1943 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Finch, Margaret Rockwell, 1921- 1
Glücklich, Vilma 1
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 1
Hertzka, Yella, 1873-1948 1
Herz, Alice 1
Herz, Helga, 1912-2010 1
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Holtzman, Elizabeth, correspondent 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
Hudson, Manley O. (Manley Ottmer), 1886-1960 1
Hughan, Evelyn 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952 1
Identity House (New York, N.Y.) 1
Jacobs, Aletta H. (Aletta Henriette), 1854-1929 1
James, Ada L. 1
James, William, 1842-1910 1
Jeannette Rankin Brigade 1
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 1
Jōdai, Tano, 1886-1982 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932 1
Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958 1
Kellor, Frances, 1873-1952 1
Kelsey, Kate 1
Kelsey, Mary 1
Kuenzli, Alfred E. (Alfred Eugene), 1923- 1
Lathrop, Julia Clifford, 1858-1932 1
Layer, Frances Evans 1
Lloyd, Georgia, 1913- 1
Lovett, Robert Morss, 1870-1956 1
Marder, Dorothy, 1926-2007 1
Marsalka, Milada, 1904-2000 1
Marshall, Catherine E. 1
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
New York Bureau of Legal Advice 1
Pye, Edith M. (Edith Mary) 1
Ragaz, Clara 1
Ramondt-Hirschmann, Cor 1
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 1
Robins, Margaret Dreier 1
Rockwell, Marjorie Hughan 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Sears, Amelia 1
Sheepshanks, Mary, 1872-1958 1
Smith, Mary Rozet, -1934 1
Socialist Party (U.S.) 1
Starr, Ellen Gates 1
Stevens, Alzina P. 1
Swanwick, Helena M. (Helena Maria), 1864-1939 1
Tarbell, Ida M. (Ida Minerva), 1857-1944 1
Taylor, Lea Demarest 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Villard, Fanny Garrison, 1844-1928 1
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 1
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 1
Webb, Beatrice, 1858-1943 1
Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947 1
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 1
Woman's Peace Party 1
Women Strike for Peace 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Detroit Branch 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 1
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