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Alice Herz and Helga Herz Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Herz, Alice and Helga Herz
Abstract

Papers of a German mother and daughter who emigrated to the United States and were peace activists in the Detroit area; mother was the first American to immolate herself in protest of the Vietnam War.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1941-2002

Dorothy Marder Collection

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-233
Overview Dorothy Marder was a photographer and photojournalist, peace activist, Lesbian and Gay community member, counselor, and disabilities advocate. Her most extensive photographic work concerned women's peace activism (especially Women Strike for Peace), in the New York, New York area between the late 1960s through the 1980s Many of her photographs appeared in peace movement and alternative press publications. Marder photographed well-known peace activists, feminists, and political figures of the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1971-1999

Jeannette Rankin Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Rankin, Jeannette
Overview

Jeannette Rankin (1880-1973), was the first woman to serve in Congress (1917-1919). She was an active suffragist and later worked in peace organizations such as the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and the National Council for Prevention of War. Rankin founded the Georgia Peace Society in the 1940s, and led the Jeannette Rankin Brigade, an all-women's protest march against the Vietnam war shortly before her death.

Dates: 1917-2011

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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Women Strike for Peace 2
Accra Assembly (Organization) 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Axelrod, Beverly 1
Berman, Aline 1