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Katherine Devereux Blake Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Blake, Katherine Devereux
Abstract Katherine Devereux Blake was a suffragist and peace activist through the first half of the twentieth century. She was a member of the Ford Peace Expedition in 1915-1916, served on the national board of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and its international executive board, and was the chief speaker for the Disarmament Caravan, which toured 9,000 miles in 1931.
Dates: 1911-1950

Kay Camp Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-169
Abstract Katherine Lindsley Camp was born in 1918 [1919?], Mt. Kisco New York. She was a graduate of Swarthmore College (Class of 1940). Camp was elected president of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in 1967, and served as international president, 1974-1980. In addition Camp was founder of the Citizens Bi-Racial Study Group; former president of the Pennsylvania Women's Political Caucus; made unsuccessful bid for Congress in 1972 on the Democratic ticket in...
Dates: 1955-2006

Dorothy Detzer Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-086
Abstract Dorothy Detzer was a peace activist, writer, and lobbyist. She served as the National Executive Secretary of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1924-1946.. Detzer influenced a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, 1934-1936, and later wrote the book Appointment on the Hill, 1948, describing her two decades in Washington, D.C.
Dates: 1913-1981

Mildred Scott Olmsted Papers

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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 on...
Dates: 1881-1990; Majority of material found within 1907-1990

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-043
Abstract Includes minutes, resolutions and general historical records; anniversary celebrations, committee minutes, literature and releases; office files from the legislative office, the finance and the executive director; includes miscellaneous records from branches, including New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, among others; a large correspondence file includes general office correspondence as well as that of the National Organizational Secretary, the Washington Legislative Secretary, and others;...
Dates: 1915-2019

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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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Camp, Kay 3
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Ballantyne, Edith 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 2
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Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Steffens, Dorothy R. 2
American Friends Service Committee 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 1
Boulding, Elise 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Chalmers, Ruth 1
Cookson, Sybil, 1890- 1
Courtney, Kathleen, Dame, 1878-1974 1
Denny, Ludwell, 1894-1970 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 1
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 1
Fowler, Eleanor 1
Frank, Libby 1
Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 1
Frazier, Howard 1
Freeman, Ruth, 1901- 1
Gage-Colby, Ruth 1
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 1
Gordon, Mitchell 1
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 1
Gulick, Sidney L. (Sidney Lewis), 1902-1988 1
Hasegawa, Marii 1
Hayes, Dorothy M. 1
Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) 1
Hinton, Carma 1
Holmes, Margaret 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Ivey, Anne 1
Jōdai, Tano, 1886-1982 1
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 1
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 1
Mellor, Ruth 1
Midgley, Jane 1
Moore, Carol V. 1
Mueller, Melva 1
Olmsted, Allen S. (Allen Seymour), 1888-1977 1
Park, Alice Locke 1
Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 1
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 1
Rainbolt, Rosemary 1
Randell, Huldah W. 1
Riseman, Meta 1
Samuel, Pat 1
Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920 1
Shannon, K. Patricia 1
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 1
Sicherman, Barbara 1
Van Voris, Jacqueline 1
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 1
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 1
Warbasse, Agnes D. (Agnes Dyer), 1877-1945 1
Weideman, Elizabeth W. 1
Weller, George, 1907-2002 1
Welles, Sumner, 1892-1961 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Pennsylvania Branch 1
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