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Emergency Peace Campaign Records

 Collection
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 Quaker Concerns Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Overview Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Dates: 1938-1951

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Names
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Butler, Smedley D. (Smedley Darlington), 1881-1940 1
Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957 1
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Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Eichelberger, Clark M. (Clark Mell), 1896-1980 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
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Fosdick, Harry Emerson 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Johnson, Edwin C. (Edwin Carl), 1884-1970 1
La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Mendenhall, William O. 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
Newton, Ray 1
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 1
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 1
Palmer, Albert W. (Albert Wentworth), 1879-1954 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 1
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 1
Royden, A. Maude (Agnes Maude), 1876-1956 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Solt, Guy W. 1
Taft, Charles P. (Charles Phelps), 1897-1983 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
Wise, Stephen Samuel, 1874-1949 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through Religion 1
World Council of Churches 1
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