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Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract

A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.



Dates: 1943-

Mildred Scott Olmsted Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-082
Abstract Mildred Scott Olmsted, peace activist and suffragist, was born in Glenolden, Pennsylvania, in 1890. In 1922, Olmsted became Executive Secretary of the Pennsylvania Branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). From 1934 onward she assumed national positions with the organization. In 1946, Olmsted became National Administrative Secretary and held that position (until her retirement in 1966. She remained active as Executive Director Emerita of WILPF and also served...
Dates: 1881-1990; Majority of material found within 1907-1990

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African Americans -- Civil rights 1
California -- Politics and government 1
Civil rights -- United States 1
Conscientious objection -- United States 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Benoit, Emile 1
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Bliss, George I. 1
Boulding, Elise 1
Camp, Kay 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Chalmers, Ruth 1
Cookson, Sybil, 1890- 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Foulke, Thomas Albert, 1893-1962 1
Frazier, Howard 1
Freeman, Ruth, 1901- 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee on Legislation of Northern California 1
Friends Committee on Legislation. Southern California Section 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Gage-Colby, Ruth 1
Hadley, Jeanette 1
Harker, Charles H. 1
Hasegawa, Marii 1
Hayes, Dorothy M. 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Holmes, Margaret 1
Illinois-Wisconsin Friends Committee on Legislation 1
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Jōdai, Tano, 1886-1982 1
Levering, Samuel R. 1
Mellor, Ruth 1
Neely, Frances E. 1
Niles, Mary Cushing Howard 1
Noel-Baker, Philip, 1889-1982 1
Olmsted, Allen S. (Allen Seymour), 1888-1977 1
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Civilian Public Service Fund Committee 1
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 1
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 1
Shannon, K. Patricia 1
Snyder, Edward F. 1
Steffens, Dorothy R. 1
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Van Voris, Jacqueline 1
Weideman, Elizabeth W. 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Pennsylvania Branch 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 1
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