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American Christian Committee for Refugees Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Christian Committee for Refugees
Dates: 1936-1947

Bowles family correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-1212
Abstract The Bowles family was deeply involved with Quaker missionary and relief work during the 20th century. In 1900, the Bowles moved to Japan under the auspices of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and managed the Friends School and established the Tokyo Friends Center. During World War II, the Bowles family moved to Hawaii and worked with war refugees. The Bowles family correspondence consists of correspondence from Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles to their son Gordon Townsend Bowles from 1922 to...
Dates: 1922-1960

Mary Bye Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-024
Overview

Mary (Du Bois) Bye, Quaker peace and social activist and member of Doylestown Monthly Meeting of Friends in Pennsylvania, was born in 1913. This collection consists of the papers relating to Mary Bye's political activity. It includes correspondence, notes, clippings, and other files concerning peace and justice issues.

Dates: 1966-[on-going]

Lydia Caroline Brown Cadbury and Elsa Weisz correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-261
Dates: 1940s, 1959 and undated

Central America Working Group Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-772
Overview The Central America Working Group of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting began in 1985 under the name "Sanctuary Working Group." In 1986, the group was given over twenty one thousand dollars with which to send volunteers to the American southwestern border to aid refugees. In 1989, the name of the group was changed to the Central America Working Group, and its three main areas of activism became lobbying, education, and refugee assistance. The most recent minute of the group in this collection...
Dates: 1972-1993

Central American Sanctuary Alliance Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Central American Sanctuary Alliance
Abstract

Collection includes correspondence, financial records, leaflets and flyers, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1990-1994

Citizens Committee on Displaced Persons Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Citizens Committee on Displaced Persons
Dates: 1946-1949

Alma A. Clarke papers

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Identifier: BMC-M84
Abstract Alma A. Clarke was an American who volunteered in World War I helping French orphans through the Committee France-America for the Protection of the Children of the Frontier and as a Red Cross Auxiliary Nurse in the American Red Cross Military Hospital No. 1 in Neuilly-sur-Seine. The Alma A. Clarke papers provide an in depth view into a World War I nurse's memories and views on her service in France. For the most complete view of Clarke's experiences in France, a researcher should first...
Dates: 1914 - 1946
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Common Ground Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-243
Abstract Common Ground was a community of faith founded by Quakers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1982 to break cycles of poverty, racism, and sexism through nonviolence education and action. Collaborative work with Baton Rouge Friends Meeting, local Clergy and Laity Concerned and Dignity chapters led to founding and shared workspace at Bienville House Center for Peace and Justice. Common Ground developed an educational program for abused residents and ex-residents from the city's domestic violence...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1982-2006

Carol Cummings and Frank Cummings Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-180
Abstract

Carol and Frank Cummings were a married couple who were involved in the sanctuary movement for Central American refugees in the 1980s.

Dates: 1982-2001

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 13
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Subject
Church work with refugees -- Society of Friends 5
Refugees 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees -- Sources 4
correspondence 4
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
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Quaker women 3
Society of Friends -- Charities 3
World War, 1939-1945 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 3
family papers 3
photographs 3
Central America -- Politics and government -- 1979- -- Sources 2
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Political refugees -- Germany -- History -- Sources 2
Political refugees -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers 2
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 2
War work 2
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees 2
postcards 2
Adoption -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Adoption -- Vietnam -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
Asylum, Right of -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Austria -- History -- 1938–1945 1
Bryn Mawr (Pa.) 1
Charities -- United States 1
Charities -- Vietnam 1
Child welfare 1
Children and war -- Czechoslovakia 1
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 1
Church work with refugees -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County -- History -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament 1
Disarmament -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Disinvestment -- South Africa 1
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Education -- Vietnam 1
Educators -- Czechoslovakia 1
Egypt 1
Europe 1
Feminism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Freedom of speech -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
German Americans -- History -- Sources 1
Germany -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Hawaii 1
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Sources 1
Intercountry adoption -- History -- Sources 1
International cooperation -- History -- Sources 1
International relations -- History -- Sources 1
International relief 1
International relief -- Societies, etc 1
Internationalism -- History -- Sources 1
Istanbul (Turkey) 1
Itineraries 1
Japan 1
Jewish refugees -- 1938–1945 1
Jewish refugees -- History -- Sources 1
Jews -- Europe -- History -- Sources 1
Journalists -- Germany -- History -- Sources 1
Judges -- United States 1
Labor leaders -- Germany -- History -- Sources 1
Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980- -- Sources 1
Lawyers -- United States 1
Legislators -- Germany -- History -- Sources 1
Loyalty oaths -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Missionaries 1
Neuilly-sur-Seine (France) 1
Nonprofit organizations -- Pennsylvania 1
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Nurses 1
Orphans 1
Pacifism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity 1
Pacifists -- Czechoslovakia 1
Paris (France) 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Political prisoners -- Vietnam 1
Political refugees -- Central America -- History -- Sources 1
Political refugees -- Vietnam 1
Poor -- Services for -- Pennsylvania -- Swarthmore 1
Practice of law -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker missionaries 1
Quaker social reformers 1
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Iowa -- History 1
Quakers -- New York (State) 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
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Language
English 26
Czech 1
Germanic languages 1
German 1
 
Names
American Friends Service Committee 7
American Red Cross 2
Baer, Gertrude 2
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 2
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Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. New York Quarterly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Workroom Committee 2
Adenauer, Konrad, 1876-1967 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
American Christian Committee for Refugees, Inc. 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Friends Service Committee. Refugee Section 1
American Legion 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Atlanta Friends Meeting. Social Concerns Committee 1
Atlanta Sanctuary Committee 1
Baber, Zonia 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 1
Blickenstaff, Harold 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 1
Bowles, Jane T. 1
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Brüning, Heinrich, 1885-1970 1
Buchwitz, Otto, 1879-1964 1
Burr, Barbara R. 1
Bye, Mary, 1913- 1
Cadbury, Lydia Caroline Brown, 1889-1978 1
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Central American Sanctuary Alliance of Delaware County (Delaware County, Pa.) 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Citizens Committee on Displaced Persons 1
Clarke, Alma A. 1
Clarke, Charles John 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Clouds, Kai Yutah, 1948-1980 1
Committee of Responsibility to Save War-Burned and War-Injured Vietnamese Children 1
Common Ground (Organization : Baton Rouge, La.) 1
Concord Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice 1
Crauderueff, Michael 1
Cummings, Carol R. (Carol Riemer), 1936-2006 1
Cummings, Frank E., Quaker 1
De Hartog, Jan, 1914-2002 1
De Hartog, Marjorie 1
De Leeuw, Rachel 1
Dietze, Carla 1
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ebert, Friedrich, 1871-1925 1
Elliot, Martha Helen 1
Emergency Committee for the Assistance of Germans, Austrians, and Hungarians in Distress (Society of Friends) 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Fisher, Katharine Ward 1
Friend, Theodore 1
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 1
Friends Meeting for Sufferings of Vietnamese Children 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation 1
Fulford, Dawn B. 1
Germany. Reichstag 1
Giáo-ḥôi Pḥât-giáo Vịêt-Nam Th́ông-nh́ât. Phái đoàn Pḥât-giáo Vịêt-Nam 1
Grant, Wendy 1
Graves, Mary L. 1
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 1
Hartsough, Ruth 1
Hatch, David Lindley 1
Hatch, Gethel Gregg 1
Hatch, John Davis, Jr., d. 1996 1
Hatch, Olivia Stokes, 1908-1983 1
Heine, Wolfgang, 1861-1944 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 1
Hommel, Dorothy O. 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
International Social Service 1
Japan Friends' Mission (Tokyo, Japan) 1
Jensen, Elizabeth Marsh, 1900-1999 1
Johnson, Emily Cooper 1
Joint Peace Committee of Providence and Chester Monthly Meetings (Society of Friends : Media, Pa.) 1
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 1
Jouve, Andrée, 1884-1972 1
Kabat, Paul 1
Kent, May Day 1
Lansdowne Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Lape, Esther Everett, 1881-1981 1
Libby, Faith Ward, 1902- 1
Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944 1
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