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Emergency Peace Campaign Records

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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

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

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  • Subject: Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources X
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  • Names: Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 X
  • Names: Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 X

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Civil disobedience 1
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Aberman, Sidney 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
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Brooks, R. Boland 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Butler, Smedley D. (Smedley Darlington), 1881-1940 1
Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Eichelberger, Clark M. (Clark Mell), 1896-1980 1
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 1
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Fosdick, Harry Emerson 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 1
Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Johnson, Edwin C. (Edwin Carl), 1884-1970 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
McReynolds, David 1
Mendenhall, William O. 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Newton, Ray 1
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 1
Olmstead, Frank 1
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 1
Palmer, Albert W. (Albert Wentworth), 1879-1954 1
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 1
Ransom, Frances Rose 1
Richards, Edward C. M., 1886-1974 1
Roodenko, Igal 1
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 1
Royden, A. Maude (Agnes Maude), 1876-1956 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Schaum, Winifred W. 1
Schwartz, Wendy (Editor) 1
Solt, Guy W. 1
Taft, Charles P. (Charles Phelps), 1897-1983 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
War Resisters League 1
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 1
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
Wise, Stephen Samuel, 1874-1949 1
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 1
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