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A Quaker Action Group Records

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1965-1973

American Friends Service Committee photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-211
Overview

This collection consists of miscellaneous photographs, collected over time from various sources, documenting the American Friends Service Committee and its projects. Post-World War I and post-World War II and Vietnam War relief work are well documented, and there are also photographs of AFSC work in the United States, Africa, other parts of Asia, and the Middle East.

Dates: circa 1918-1975

Stephen G. Cary collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1320
Overview

This collection contains the personal materials of Stephen G. Cary and historical materials collected by Cary about his relatives.

Dates: 1714-2003

Committee of Responsibility to Save War-Burned and War-Injured Vietnamese Children Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-173
Abstract The Committee of Responsibility (COR) was formed in 1966. COR was comprised of medical personnel, scientists, clergymen, and concerned citizens who sought avenues for helping Vietnamese children under the age of 16. COR organizers provided direct medical aid by bringing children to the U.S. for treatment and rehabilitation. Approximately 100 children were treated in the U.S. most of whom lived with American families while undergoing medical treatment. Almost all of these children returned to...
Dates: 1966-1978; Majority of material found within 1968-1973

Ross Flanagan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-064
Overview

Ross Flanagan (1934- ), is Quaker pacifist and activist, has been involved in many Quaker-sponsored projects, peace, and civil rights activities. In the 1950s he served on the staff of the American Friends Service Committee. He was an early protestor against the Vietnam war and worked with A Quaker Action Group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the 1970s Flanagan was involved in neighborhood revitalization projects in West Philadelphia.

Dates: 1962-1993; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Friends Meeting for Sufferings of Vietnamese Children Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-111
Abstract

The Friends Meeting for Sufferings of Vietnamese Children was founded in 1966, to bring injured and orphaned Vietnamese and Amerasian children to the United States for medical treatment. Some children were placed in foster homes or were permanent adopted. The organizers worked in cooperation with Welcome House in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, and with other organizations. The group disbanded in October 1969.

Dates: 1966-1969

C. Douglas Hostetter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-260
Abstract C. Douglas Hostetter (1944 - ), has been an peace activist since the 1960s. He was a conscientious objector during the Vietnam war and performed alternative service for the Mennonite Central Committee in rural Vietnam.Following his work in Vietnam Hostetter worked for the United Methodist Church at the United Nations on international affairs. From the mid 1980s through the end of the decade Hostetter served as the executive secretary of the American Friends Service Committee in their New...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1959-

Howard Haines Turner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-210
Overview

Howard Haines Turner (1909-1996) was a Quaker economist and educator who was active in a variety of social concerns, particularly in improving the justice system. He also had a lifelong interest in cooperative communities and worked in South Vietnam under the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC).

Dates: 1927-1995

Cora Weiss Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-222
Overview Cora Weiss is a peace and social justice leader and activist. She is a supporter of the United Nations, an early member of Women Strike for Peace, a leader in the anti-Vietnam war movement in the United States. In the 1970s Weiss was the director of the Riverside Church (New York, NY) Disarmament Program. Weiss was also active with SANE, SANE/Freeze, Peace Action, and The Hague Appeal for Peace. Weiss became president of the International Peace Bureau in 2000. She has always been active in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 6
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief 5
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 4
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Children -- Sources 2
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World War, 1939-1945 2
Adoption -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Adoption -- Vietnam -- History -- Sources 1
Adult education and state 1
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States 1
Charities -- Vietnam 1
Children and war -- Vietnam -- History -- Sources 1
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 1
Civil rights -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Cold War 1
Conscientious objectors -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
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Crime prevention -- Citizen participation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Direct action -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Education -- Vietnam 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Humanitarian assistance -- Quakers 1
Intercountry adoption -- History -- Sources 1
International relief -- Societies, etc 1
Labor union members 1
Mennonites -- Missions -- History -- Sources 1
Mennonites -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
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Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- United States 1
Political activists -- United States 1
Poor People's Campaign 1
Prison reform -- Society of Friends 1
Quaker social reformers 1
Quakers -- Canada -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Indiana 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Vietnam 1
Race relations -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Reconciliation -- Religious aspects -- Mennonites -- History -- Sources 1
Refugees -- Vietnam -- History -- Sources 1
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Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Haverford 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 4
A Quaker Action Group 2
Committee of Responsibility to Save War-Burned and War-Injured Vietnamese Children 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
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Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Allen, Ed (Director) 1
American Friends Service Committee. New England Regional Office 1
Baez, Joan 1
Balaban, John, 1943- 1
Beheiren 1
Berge, Jerry 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Burr, Barbara R. 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Cary, Elizabeth S. 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Champney, Horace 1
Citizens Local Alliance for a Safer Philadelphia 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 1
Comfort family 1
Committee of Liaison with Families of Servicemen Detained in North Vietnam 1
Cooper, Bill, 1928- 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
De Hartog, Jan, 1914-2002 1
De Hartog, Marjorie 1
De Leeuw, Rachel 1
DeWoody, George 1
Dietze, Carla 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Ershova, Elena Nikolaevna 1
Falk, Richard A. 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Fonda, Jane, 1937- 1
Friends Committee for Reconciliation and Church Reconstruction 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Meeting for Sufferings of Vietnamese Children 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Friendshipment (Campaign) 1
Fulford, Dawn B. 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
Grant, Wendy 1
Graves, Mary L. 1
Grellet family 1
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 1
Hague Appeal for Peace 1
Hartsough, Ruth 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Hostetter, C. Douglas, 1944- 1
Houghton, Eloise 1
Huffman, Herbert 1
Hutchinson, Frank 1
Indiana University 1
Interfaith Peacemakers Association 1
International Peace Bureau 1
International Social Service 1
Kalish, Donald 1
Lakey, George 1
Lee, Kenneth, 1944- 1
Legg, Samuel 1
Levering, Robert, 1944- 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
Massar, Ivan 1
Meacham, Stewart 1
Mimms, William R. 1
Moody, Roger 1
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Church World Service 1
Needleman, Herbert L., 1927- 1
Neely, Frances E. 1
Nelson, Beryl Herbert 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Newlands, David L., 1938- 1
Nicaragua/Honduras Education Program 1
Ortloff, C. Frank 1
Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Palme, Olof, 1927-1986 1
Parkman, Patricia 1
Peace Action (Organization) 1
Peace in Vietnam Committee of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Physicians for Social Responsibility (U.S.) 1
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Reynolds, Earle L. 1
Riverside Church Disarmament Program (New York, N.Y.) 1
Rocket, Writer 1
SANE/FREEZE (Organization) 1
Safer Neighborhoods are Possible (Organization) 1
Saigon Children's Shelter Fund 1
Shivers, Lynne 1
Shor, Donna 1
Sibbett, Morgan 1
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