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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 114 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Thomas and Margaret Loring Thomas Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Thomas, Edward-Margaret Loring Thomas
Overview

Edward Thomas was a chemist and chemical patent lawyer in New York City. His wife Margaret Loring Thomas had been active in settlement work and a teacher of home economics before marriage. Both were activist, pacifist Quakers.

Dates: 1917-1952

Universal Peace Union Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-038
Overview

The most colorful and important peace organization to rise from the the Civil War was the Universal Peace Union (UPU). This militant band grew out of reaction against compromising tactics which the American Peace Society adopted during the Civil War.

Dates: 1846-1938; Majority of material found within 1867-1923; Majority of material found within 1938

Charles C. Walker Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Walker, Charles C.
Abstract

Collection consists of biographical material about Charles Walker, correspondence (1975) "from somewhere in India" newsletters, pamphlets, and reports.

Dates: 1957-1983

War Resisters League Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-040
Overview The War Resisters League is a pacifist organization whose members are against all war. Witnessing the establishment of the War Resisters' International in Europe in 1921, and sensing a need for a similar organization in the United States, Dr. Jessie Wallace Hughan established the War Resisters League as an independent organization. The War Resisters League membership pledge, which has remained essentially unchanged since its inception, reads: "The War Resisters League affirms that war is a...
Dates: 1923-1994

Ada Wardlaw Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Wardlaw, Ada

Lydia G. Wentworth Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-041
Overview Lydia G. Wentworth, was a writer and ardent peace advocate who lived most of her life in Brookline, Massachusetts. Despite illness which confined her to bed for over thirty years, she carried on a prolific correspondence and contributed hundreds of articles to newspapers and magazines. Wentworth was on the advisory committee of the Women's Peace Society, and was a member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, the Association to Abolish...
Dates: 1902-1947; Majority of material found within 1918-1947

Norman J. Whitney Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-061
Overview Norman Jehiel Whitney (1891-1967) was a Quaker teacher, writer and devoted peace worker. From 1919-1957 he helped establish, and directed for many years, the Syracuse Peace Council. He left Syracuse in 1957 to work for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in peace education. Whitney's major peace work was in the area of counseling conscientious objectors to war (COs), particularly those in Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps. In 1941 he helped establish the New York State Board for...
Dates: 1938-1967

David Thoreau Wieck Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Wieck, David Thoreau
Abstract

Includes prison correspondence, 1943-1946, and post-prison writings.

Dates: 1942-1969; Majority of material found within 1943-1950

Denny Wilcher Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Wilcher, Denny
Overview

This collection documents the experiences of Wilcher (and his friends), while in Civilian Public Service, and after he left CPS and was imprisoned at McNeil Island Federal Prison Camp.

Dates: 1941-1946

George Willoughby and Lillian Willoughby Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-236
Overview

George Willoughby (December 9, 1914 - January 5, 2010) and Lillian Willoughby (c. 1916 - January 15, 2009) were Quaker activists who took part in nonviolent protests against war, conducted nonviolence trainings in India and other countries, and advocated for preservation of land in New Jersey and elsewhere.

Dates: 1931-2010