Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources
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Edward Wyatt Evans (1882-1976) was a lifelong member of the Germantown (Pennsylvania) Monthly Meeting and was active in the Friends Peace Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Evans was instrumental in the founding of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (Fellowship of Reconcilation), and was the executive secretary from 1916-1919. During the 1920s, he was also active in educational and peace programs of the Society of Friends.
The Fellowship of Reconciliation in the U.S. was founded in 1915 by Christian pacifists. The organization, whose members are now drawn from many religious groups, seeks to apply principles of peace and social justice and non-violent social change to issues such as disarmament, conscription, race relations, economic justice, and civil liberties.
The papers of a married couple, both of whom have worked for peace and justice organizations throughout the second half of the twentieth century and into the first decades of the twenty-first century. Libby Frank served as the executive director of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom from 1981-1986.
These are collected records of state and local nuclear freeze campaigns. Freeze was a grassroots movements which called for a bilateral freeze on the nuclear weapons buildup by the United States and the Soviet Union in the 1980s.
These records contain meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence, releases/literature, statistics, publicity and press coverage, address by Dorothy Hutchinson, delegation visits to President Kennedy and to ambassadors during Washington, D.C., and photographs.
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.