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Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract

A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.



Dates: 1943-

Robert Wallace Gilmore Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-163
Abstract

Robert W. Gilmore was a Quaker pacifist who was involved in a number of peace groups, either as a staffperson or as a Board member. His papers reflect these involvements through correspondence and other materials.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-1982

New Call to Peacemaking Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-143
Overview

New Call to Peacemaking began as a cooperative effort of Brethren, Quakers and Mennonites. It was founded in 1975 to reinvigorate the understanding of and commitment to nonviolence and peacemaking within those faith communities. After 1982, a decision was made to shift the direction of New Call from revitalizing the peace testimony within the historic peace churches to more contact and relationship with other Christian groups open to the search for a more faithful peace witness.

Dates: 1976-1983

Edward F. Snyder Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-241
Overview Edward Furnas Snyder is a Quaker lobbyist for peace, civil rights, and economic justice. He joined staff of Friends Committee on National Legislation in 1955 and retired in 1990 as Executive Secretary of the FCNL Snyder argued against legislation for a U.S. military draft and excessive military spending; worked for cultural and scientific exchanges between Soviet and U.S. citizens to lessen tensions of the Cold War. Edward and Dorothy Snyder have long been tax resisters arguing that the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950-

Turn Toward Peace Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Turn Toward Peace
Overview Turn Toward Peace was founded in 1961 as a cooperative national effort of about 60 peace and liberal internationalist organizations; Norman Thomas was Chairman of TTP, and Robert Gilmore was the Executive Director. There eventually were offices in several large cities and 38 national organizations were affiliated with the organization. But by 1963, serious discord divided TTP and several years later a group split off to became the World Without War Council; some regional offices retained the...
Dates: 1961-1970

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Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Civil rights -- United States 1
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Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 1
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Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
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Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 3
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 2
Snyder, Edward F. 2
Turn Toward Peace (Organization) 2
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Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Committee of Correspondence (New York, N.Y. : 1960-1962) 1
Committee on U.S.-U.S.S.R. Peace Leadership Exchange 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Crozer Theological Seminary 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Foulke, Thomas Albert, 1893-1962 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee on Legislation of Northern California 1
Friends Committee on Legislation. Southern California Section 1
Hadley, Jeanette 1
Harker, Charles H. 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Illinois-Wisconsin Friends Committee on Legislation 1
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Levering, Samuel R. 1
Morehouse, Ward, 1929- 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
Neely, Frances E. 1
Negotiation Now! (Organization) 1
New Call to Peacemaking (Organization) 1
New York Friends Group 1
Niles, Mary Cushing Howard 1
Noel-Baker, Philip, 1889-1982 1
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Civilian Public Service Fund Committee 1
Pickus, Robert 1
Platt, Stanley 1
Prosterman, Roy L. 1
Remy, Richard C. 1
Riesman, David, 1909-2002 1
Rikhye, Indar Jit, 1920-2007 1
Riles, Wilson C. 1
Roche, John P. (John Pearson), 1923- 1
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 1
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
World Without War Council 1
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