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Another Mother for Peace Records

 Collection
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

Hannah Clothier Hull Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-016
Abstract Hannah Clothier Hull (1872-1958), was one of the founders of the Woman's Peace Party and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. She served as a national officer of the WILPF for nearly forty years. Hull was also active in other social reform movements. A member of a well-to-do Quaker family, Hannah Clothier graduated from Swarthmore College in 1891. She first worked at a Philadelphia settlement house and then entered the graduate program in social work at Bryn Mawr College....
Dates: 1889-1958

Belva Ann Lockwood Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-098
Overview Belva Ann McNall Lockwood (1830-1917), was the first woman attorney to practice before the Supreme Court. She personally lobbied members of Congress to pass a special act admitting women to the bar of the Court, and first practiced before the Court in 1879. Lockwood ran for the U.S. presidency in 1884 and 1888, being the first woman to have a complete, national campaign for that office. From the 1870s onward Lockwood was active with the radical peace group, the Universal Peace Union,...
Dates: 1878-1917, 1984, 1986, 1992

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

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...
Dates: 1935-1975; Majority of material found within 1935-1956

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...
Dates: 1915-2019

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Names
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 3
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 3
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 3
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 2
Camp, Kay 2
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Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 2
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 2
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Steffens, Dorothy R. 2
Vernon, Mabel 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947 2
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 1
American Woman's Republic 1
Another Mother for Peace (Association) 1
Armstrong, Florence A. (Florence Arzelia), 1881-1962 1
Avedon, Barbara 1
Baber, Zonia 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 1
Blass, Dorothy 1
Boulding, Elise 1
Boyer, Gaeta Wold 1
Breckinridge, Sophonisba P. (Sophonisba Preston), 1866-1948 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brown, George Edward, 1920-1999 1
Burke, Ana del Pulgar 1
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Chalmers, Ruth 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Cookson, Sybil, 1890- 1
Cranston, Alan, 1914-2000 1
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 1
Drevet, Camille 1
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 1
Elliot, Martha Helen 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Fisher, Katharine Ward 1
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 1
Fowler, Eleanor 1
Frank, Libby 1
Frazier, Howard 1
Freeman, Ruth, 1901- 1
Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995 1
Gage-Colby, Ruth 1
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 1
Gardner, Frank D. (Frank Duane), 1864-1963 1
Gardner, Lella Crum, -1956 1
Halpern, Seymour, 1913-1997 1
Hartke, Vance 1
Hasegawa, Marii 1
Hayes, Dorothy M. 1
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 1
Hinton, Carma 1
Holmes, Margaret 1
Hommel, Dorothy O. 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Ivey, Anne 1
Jones, Dorothy B. 1
Jōdai, Tano, 1886-1982 1
Koch, Ed, 1924- 1
Kreig, Florence Ain 1
Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
Libby, Faith Ward, 1902- 1
Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944 1
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 1
Lockwood, Belva Ann, 1830-1917 1
Love, Alfred H. (Alfred Harry), 1830-1913 1
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922- 1
Mellor, Ruth 1
Midgley, Jane 1
Milholland, Vida 1
Moore, Carol V. 1
Morse, Wayne L. (Wayne Lyman), 1900-1974 1
Mueller, Melva 1
National Council of Women of the United States 1
National Equal Rights Party (U.S.) 1
Nichols, Ruth, 1901-1960 1
Nye, Gerald P. (Gerald Prentice), 1892-1971 1
Olmsted, Allen S. (Allen Seymour), 1888-1977 1
Pendleton, Ellen F. (Ellen Fitz), 1864-1936 1
Peoples Mandate Committee (U.S.) 1
Peoples Mandate Committee for Inter-American Peace and Cooperation (U.S.) 1
Proxmire, William 1
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 1
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 1
Reed, Donna, 1921-1986 1
Rees, Thomas M., 1925- 1
Samuel, Pat 1
Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920 1
Shannon, K. Patricia 1
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 1
Sobel, Roslyn 1
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