Lola Maverick Lloyd papers 1856-1949

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Lola Maverick Lloyd papers 1856-1949

Lola Maverick Lloyd was a prominent social activist involved in the international peace and world government movements during the first half of the twentieth century. The collection contains personal and professional materials documenting her life and participation in the Ford Peace Expedition of 1915-1916, and her 1937 co-founding of the Campaign for World Government.

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National Woman's Party

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National Woman’s Party (NWP), formerly (1913–16) Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage, American political party that in the early part of the 20th century employed militant methods to fight for an Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Formed in 1913 as the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage, the organization was headed by Alice Paul and Lucy Burns. Its members had been associated with the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA), but their insistence that woman suffr...

Smith College.

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Since 1900, Christmas at Smith College has involved the sending of cards, the singing of carols and the annual Vespers. Smith College's Christmas Vespers has allowed religious and non-religious students alike to come together and appreciate the music and spirit of the holiday season. At this annual candlelight ceremony, Smith College choral groups perform seasonal songs and religious readings. From the description of Records of Christmas at Smith College, 1900-[ongoing]. (Smith Colle...

Henry, Alice, 1857-1943

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An Australian journalist and feminist. On the staff of the Australasian and the Argus, Melbourne 1884-1905. Lectured on Proportional Representation and Woman's Suffrage. Worked in America 1905-1933. Became Office Secretary of the Chicago Branch of the National Women's Trade Union League of America and remained associated with it till 1928. Edited Life and Labor, a monthly magazine 1914-1918. From the description of Papers of Alice Henry [manuscript]. 1873-1943. (Libraries Australia)....

Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944

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Lola Maverick Lloyd was a pioneer suffragist, pacifist, and friend and associate of Jane Addams with whom she founded the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. From the description of Collection, 1915-1944. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 28329110 Lola Maverick Lloyd, pioneer suffragist and pacifist, graduated Smith College, 1897; married William Bross Lloyd, 1902 (divorced, 1916); four children: Mary, William Jr., Georgia, and Jessi...

Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947

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Lloyd, William Bross, 1908-

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William Bross Lloyd, Jr. (1908- ) was an American writer, editor and political activist. He worked as a reporter for the Cleveland Plain Dealer from 1929 to 1931 and became involved in the consumer cooperative movement in Chicago and Racine, Wisconsin. From 1935 to 1938 he edited The Racine Day, then joined the staff at the Campaign for World Government. In 1943 he was assigned to a Civilian Public Service Camp as a conscientious objector to military service in World War...

Woman's Peace Party

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The Woman's Peace Party (WPP) was formed in Jan. 1915 on a platform calling for a conference of neutral nations, limitation of armaments, organized opposition to militarism in the U.S., democratic control of foreign policy, and extension of the franchise to women. In Apr. 1915, the WPP became the American Section of the International Committee of Women for Permanent Peace. Jane Addams served as chairman. WPP became the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in Nov...

O'Connor, Jessie Lloyd, 1904-

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Jessie Lloyd O'Connor piloting Volya , undated Jessie Lloyd, journalist and social activist, was born in Winnetka, Illinois on February 14, 1904, the daughter of William Bross Lloyd, writer and socialist, and Lola Maverick, pacifist and founder of the U.S. section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). O'Connor's grandfather was Henry Demarest Lloyd, muckraking journalist and author of Wealth Against Commonwealth (1894), an expose of Standard...

Lloyd, William Bross, 1875-1946.

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William Bross Lloyd, Jr. (1908-1995), writer, organizer, and political activist is the eldest child of William Bross Lloyd and Lola Maverick Lloyd. He graduated from Antioch College in 1932, worked as a reporter for the Cleveland Plain Dealer (1929-1931), and became involved in the consumer cooperative movement in Chicago and Racine, Wisconsin. From 1935-1938 he edited The Racine Day, the newspaper of the Racine Trades and Labor Council of the Racine Progressive Party. He left the paper to join ...

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Paul, Alice, 1885-1977

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Quaker, lawyer, and lifelong activist for women's rights, Alice Paul was educated at Swarthmore and the University of Pennsylvania, where her doctoral dissertation was on the legal status of women in Pennsylvania. She later earned law degrees from Washington College of Law and American University. Paul also studied economics and sociology at the universities of London and Birmingham and worked at a number of British social settlements (1907-1910). While in England she wa...

Lloyd family

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Lloyd, Georgia, 1913-....

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Author, peace activist, world government advocate and philanthropist Georgia Lloyd, 1913-1999, was executive secretary of the Campaign for World Government from 1943 until 1990. A descendant of two well-to-do politically and civically active families, the Lloyds of Illinois and the Mavericks of Texas, Georgia was also a proponent of civil and women's rights, labor and socialism. Over the course of her seventy year activist career she was involved with the Chicago Civil Liberties Com...

Maverick family

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Campaign for World Government (Organization)

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Established in 1937, the Campaign for World Government would create a civil world federation open to peaceful, orderly change. From the description of Collection, 1938-1963 1938-1944. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 27057345 The Campaign for World Government was founded in 1937 in New York City by Rosika Schwimmer (1877-1948) and Lola Maverick Lloyd (1875-1944). The Campaign was the pioneer organization advocating world federal government as the o...

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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WILPF developed out of the International Women's Congress against World War I that took place in The Hague, Netherlands, in 1915 and the formation of the International Women's Committee of Permanent Peace; the name WILPF was not chosen until 1919. The first WILPF president, Jane Addams, had previously founded the Woman's Peace Party in the United States, in January 1915, this group later became the US section of WILPF. Along with Jane Addams, Marian Cripps and Margaret E. Dungan were also foundi...

Addams, Jane, 1860-1935

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Social reformer; founder of Hull House settlement, Chicago. From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Louis J. Keller, Chicago, 1912 May 13. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496308 From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Paul M. Angle, Springfield, Ill., 1932 June 24. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496294 Founder of Hull House in Chicago. From the description of Cor...

Lloyd, Mary Maverick, 1906-1976.

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Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948

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Schwimmer was a Jewish pacifist and writer, born in Hungary. Her application for American citizenship was denied by the Supreme Court in 1929 on the grounds of her pacifist views. Justice Holmes wrote the dissenting opinion. (United States v. Schwimmer; 49 S. Ct. 448) From the description of Correspondence between Rosika Schwimmer and Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., 1930-1935. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235152187 Public official. From the descr...

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED The purpose of the Henry Ford Peace Expedition was to call a conference of delegates from non-combatant countries during World War I. In the winter of 1915-1916, the Ford Peace Expedition carried a delegation of Americans to Norway, Sweden, and Holland to meet with fellow European pacifists. Henry Ford hosted the "Peace Ship," which served as both a vehicle for travel and for collaboration amongst its passengers. BIOGHIST REQUIRED During the months prio...

Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948

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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961

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Pacifist and worker for social reform, Balch was involved in many humanitarian and civic organizations, including the Boston Women's Trade Union League and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. From the description of Papers, 1915-1947 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007140 Peace leader. President of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, U.S. Section (1928-1933). Received Nobel Peace Prize (1946). ...

Wynner, Edith.

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Edith Wynner was born Edith Weiner on December 22, 1915 in Budapest, Hungary to Frieda Herskovics and Robert Weiner. Her father, a jeweler, left Hungary at the end of World War I for the United States and anglicized the family surname to Wynner; Edith, her mother, and brother, Albert, followed in 1923. Because of her family's travels, including extended visits to family in Czechoslovakia, Wynner was fluent in Hungarian, German, English, Slovak, and French from a young age. The Wynne...