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Francoise W. Douwes Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Douwes, Francoise Wilhelmina
Abstract Douwes was a member of the Philadelphia branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1985-2005

Peoples Mandate Committee Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-109
Overview Peoples Mandate to Governments to End War was an international campaign begun on September 6, 1935, by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom to express such overwhelming opposition to war that governments would not dare resort to it as a means of solving disputes between nations. By the end of the decade the Peoples Mandate became an independent organization, headed by Mabel Vernon, and focused on peace and connections between women and women's organizations in the Americas.
Dates: 1935-1975; Majority of material found within 1935-1956

Women Strike for Peace Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-115
Overview Women Strike for Peace came into existence on November 1, 1961, as a protest against atmospheric nuclear tests by the U.S. and the Soviet Union. By the late 1980s the national WSP office in Philadelphia closed, but the WSP legislative office and various WSP branches around the U.S. remained active through the 1990s.
Dates: 1961-1996

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Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 1
Accra Assembly (Organization) 1
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