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A Quaker Action Group Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Scope and Contents A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection include minutes, correspondence (1966-1971), memoranda, financial records, subject files (organizations), research files (topics), project files, newsletters, press releases, statements of Quaker yearly meetings in various cities, clippings, photographs and sound recordings. The files were first processed in 1974, and then again in 1980. In 2004, archival intern, Joe Clark, sorted the papers into the present order,...
Dates: 1965-1973

Bella Abzug Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abzug, Bella
Abstract Includes biographical information; correspondence, 1966-1972; testimony/statements/resolutions, 1970-1980; involvement with New York's 17th Congressional District peace action committee, 1966-1969; notes for speeches including anti-military draft material; miscellaneous peace-related material; reference file about a proposed film"Time of Trial" (1969).
Dates: Majority of material found within ca. 1966-ca. 1980

Devere Allen Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-053
Abstract Author, editor, journalist and lecturer; advocate of internationalist pacifism; influential member of the Socialist Party in the 1930s; genealogist; recorder of Rhode Island history and lore; named Harold Devere Allen.
Dates: 1809-1978; Majority of material found within 1910-1955

American Conference for Democracy and Terms of Peace Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Conference for Democracy
Overview The People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace grew out of the First American Conference for Democracy and Terms of Peace, held in New York, May 1917. It was organized to work for an early and liberal peace at the end of the World War. It favored world organizations, and disapproved of conscription.
Dates: 1917-1919

American League for Peace and Democracy Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American League for Peace and Democracy
Overview The American League against War and Fascism changed its name in 1937 to American League for Peace and Democracy. The ALPD was a coalition of liberal and left-wing organizations united to oppose war and the fascist governments in Europe. It disbanded in 1940.
Dates: 1933-1939

American Peace Society Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-003
Overview In the 1820s William Ladd of the Maine Peace Society suggested that the regional US peace societies become associated in a national organization. As a result, the peace societies of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) merged in May 1828 to form the American Peace Society [APS]. The stated purpose of the American Peace Society was to "promote permanent international peace through justice; and to advance in every proper way the general use of...
Dates: 1828-1947

American Union Against Militarism Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-004
Overview In 1915 a group of New York pacifists and near-pacifists organized the "Anti-militarism Committee" to combat the war spirit of the time. Activities included lobbying, publishing, a lecture campaign, and the establishment of a Civil Liberties Bureau. The most notable achievements were the work in the successful effort to avert war with Mexico in 1916 and the encouragement of opposition to peacetime conscription following World War I. The office was raided by the government and American Union...
Dates: 1915 - 1922

American Union for Concerted Peace Efforts Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Union for Concerted Peace Efforts
Dates: 1938-1939

Americans Committed to World Responsibility Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Americans Committed to World Responsibility
Abstract Collection is primarily printed material; includes correspondence, training manuals, conference proceedings.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-1961

Another Mother for Peace Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-102
Abstract Another Mother for Peace was a women's peace group born from the antipathy to the war in Vietnam, based in Los Angeles, California. The stated purpose of this non-partison, non-profit organization was "to educate women to take an active role in eliminating war as a means of solving disputes between nations, people and ideologies." AMP closed its offices in January 1986.
Dates: 1964-1978; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 141
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 2
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Subject
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 37
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 35
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 26
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 25
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 10
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Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 8
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 7
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 6
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 6
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 5
Nuclear disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Societies, etc. 5
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 4
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 4
Peace movements 4
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 4
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Sources 4
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Central America -- Politics and government -- 1979- -- Sources 3
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Direct action -- History -- Sources 3
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 3
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 3
Peace walks and marches 3
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Students -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
United States 3
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 3
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 2
Anti-fascist movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Antinuclear movement 2
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 2
Arms control -- History -- Sources 2
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 2
College students -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Human rights -- Central America -- History -- Sources 2
Internationalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980- -- Sources 2
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Lobbying -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Mennonites -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Militarism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Study and teaching -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- Europe -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 2
Social change -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Social reformers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- Peace testimony 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Soldiers -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Student movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Students -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
United States -- Armed Forces -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 2
United States -- Foreign relations -- Central America 2
Veterans -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Peace -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Protest movements -- Sources 2
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Afghan War, 2001- -- Protest movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Aiken 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century 1
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Aiken (S.C.) -- Social conditions -- History -- 19th century 1
Antinuclear movement -- Delaware -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Germany (West) -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- New Jersey -- Princeton -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- Directories 1
Antinuclear movement -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 14
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 13
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 12
American Friends Service Committee 10
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 10
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Lyttle, Bradford 9
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 8
War Resisters League 8
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 8
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 7
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 7
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 6
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 6
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 6
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 6
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 6
Newton, Ray 6
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 6
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 6
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Committee for Nonviolent Action 5
McReynolds, David 5
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 5
Pickus, Robert 5
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 5
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 5
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 5
Willoughby, George, pacifist 5
American Peace Society 4
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 4
DiGia, Ralph 4
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 4
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 4
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 4
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 4
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 4
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 4
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 4
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 4
Kaufman, Abraham 4
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 4
Omaha Action (Project) 4
Turn Toward Peace (Organization) 4
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 4
American League against War and Fascism 3
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 3
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 3
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 3
Camp, Kay 3
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 3
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 3
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Forest, Jim (James H.) 3
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 3
Gara, Larry 3
Golden Rule (Ketch) 3
Gottlieb, Edward P. 3
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 3
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 3
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 3
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 3
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 3
Lens, Sidney 3
Meacham, Stewart 3
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 3
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 3
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 3
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 3
Peck, Sidney M. (Sidney Morris), 1926- 3
People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace 3
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 3
Reynolds, Earle L. 3
Roodenko, Igal 3
Spock, Benjamin, 1903-1998 3
Swann, Marjorie 3
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 3
Walker, Charles C. 3
World Without War Council 3
Altbach, Philip G. 2
American League for Peace and Democracy 2
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 2
April Action (Organization) 2
Ballantyne, Edith 2
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 2
Berg, Lloyd A. 2
Berrigan, Daniel 2
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 2
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 2
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 2
Brickner, Balfour, 1926-2005 2
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Call, Arthur Deerin, 1869-1941 2
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 2
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 2
Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness 2
Cortright, David, 1946- 2
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