Women Strike for Peace

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Women Strike for Peace began in 1961 as a one-day protest against nuclear weapons, led by Dagmar Wilson, in Washington, DC; a nation-wide grass-roots organization most active during the Vietnamese Conflict, when it operated draft counseling and amnesty programs, and lobbied against the continuation of the war; has local chapters throughout the U.S.; national headquarters are in Philadelphia, PA; legislative office and National Information Clearing House are in Washington DC; also known as WISP (Women's International Strike for Peace) or Women for Peace.

From the description of Records, 1961- 1962-1973 (bulk). (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 20991090

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referencedIn United States. Congress. House. Committee on Internal Security. Papers of the U.S. House Committee on Internal Security [manuscript], 1950-1974. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Women Strike for Peace. Records, 1961- 1962-1973 (bulk). Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Guide to the Daily Worker and Daily World Photographs Collection, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Davidon, Ann Morrissett. Ann Morrissett Davidon and William C. Davidon papers, 1949- Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Marder, Dorothy, 1926-2007. Dorothy Marder collection, 1971-1999 Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Voice of Women--New England. Records, 1961-1998 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn San Francisco Women for Peace records, 1943-[on-going] Bancroft Library
referencedIn Seattle Women Act for Peace Records, 1936-2000, 1960-2000 University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
referencedIn Lamb, Helen Boyden. Papers, 1937-1975 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Rebecca Shelley Papers, 1890-1984 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Women Strike for Peace. Records, 1958-1982. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Barrabee, Marcia. Marcia Barrabee papers, 1961-1969. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Women for Peace. History, 1993. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Tobias, Sheila. Papers, 1947-2005. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Papers, 1908-1985 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Allen, Donna. Papers, 1960-1987. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Women for Peace (Chicago, Ill.). Women for Peace (Chicago, Ill.) records, 1961-1988. Chicago History Museum
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Marcia Barrabee Papers, 1961-1969 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Seattle Women Act for Peace. Seattle Women Act for Peace records, 1936-2000 (bulk 1960-2000). University of Washington Libraries
referencedIn Records, 1968-1980 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Friedan, Betty, 1921-2006. Papers, 1933-1985 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Weiss, Cora, 1934-. Cora Weiss papers, 1960- Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Papers, 1947-2005 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Focus on Women. [Show nos. 1-180]. [videorecording] / Produced in the studios of Cox Cable New York. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Papers of Helen Boyden Lamb, 1937-1975 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
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associatedWith Allen, Donna. person
associatedWith BARBARA DEMING, 1917-1984 person
associatedWith Barrabee, Marcia. person
associatedWith Barrabee, Peter person
associatedWith Betty Friedan person
associatedWith Clarke, Mary, person
associatedWith Communist Party of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Davidon, Ann Morrissett. person
associatedWith Grossman, Hazel. person
associatedWith Hamburg, Alice. person
associatedWith Lamb, Helen Boyden. person
associatedWith Marder, Dorothy, 1926-2007. person
associatedWith Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 person
associatedWith Seattle Women Act for Peace corporateBody
associatedWith Seattle Women Act for Peace. corporateBody
associatedWith Sheila Tobias person
associatedWith Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 person
associatedWith Swarthmore College. Peace Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Swerdlow, Amy, person
associatedWith Taylor, Ethel Barol, person
associatedWith Tobias, Sheila. person
associatedWith United States. Congress. House. Committee on Internal Security. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities. corporateBody
associatedWith Voice of Women--New England. corporateBody
associatedWith Weiss, Cora, 1934- person
associatedWith Wilson, Dagmar. person
associatedWith Women for Peace. corporateBody
associatedWith Women for Peace (Chicago, Ill.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Women's History Research Center corporateBody
associatedWith Women Strike for Peace. New York (City) corporateBody
associatedWith Women Strike for Peace. Southern California corporateBody
associatedWith Zigas, Irma, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Washington (D.C.)
United States
United States
Subject
Amnesty
Antinuclear movement
Antinuclear movement
Demonstrations
Disarmament
Draft resisters
Peace movements
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Women
Women and peace
Occupation
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Active 1958

Active 1982

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