Michigan Fellowship of Reconciliation Records 1940-1960


Michigan Fellowship of Reconciliation Records 1940-1960

Religious pacifist organization; correspondence, minutes of meetings, files of the editor of the Michigan F.O.R. News, topical files, and sound recording.

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Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965

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Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987

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Bayard Rustin (b. March 17, 1912, West Chester, Pennsylvania–d. August 24, 1987, Manhattan, New York) was an African-American Quaker who was concerned with nonviolence, socialism, civil rights, race relations, and international relations. He was connected with the Fellowship of Reconciliation, American Friends Service Committee, War Resisters League, Congress of Racial Equality, and Committee for Nonviolent Civil Disobedience against Military Segregation. He was imprisoned during World War II fo...

American friends service committee

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Quaker organization formed to promote peace and reconciliation through its social service and relief programs. From the description of American Friends Service Committee records, 1933-1988 (bulk 1933-1938). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983753 The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) was organized in June 1917 as an outgrowth of and coordination point for the anti-war and relief activities of various bodies of the Religious Society of Friends in the United States. A ...

Sobel, Morton J.

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Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors

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McNamara, Patrick Vincent, 1894-1966.

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Nelson, Wallace F.

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Wallace Floyd (Wally) Nelson, b. 1909, was an African American conscientious objector and World War II absolute pacifist who illegally walked out of the Civilian Public Service Camp, No. 23 near Coshocton, Ohio. He was imprisoned for his walkout in a segregated federal prison in Danbury, Conn. He had a long history of activism, participating in 1934 in the student strike on the campus of the University of Chicago. In 1946 he participated in the Journey of Reconciliation--the first freedom ride b...

Michigan Fellowship of Reconciliation

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Religious pacifist organization. From the description of Michigan Fellowship of Reconciliation records, 1940-1960. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85777056 From the description of Michigan Fellowship of Reconciliation records, 1940-1957. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 81950688 The Fellowship of Reconciliation is a religious pacifist organization which was founded in England and soon spread to the United States. The Michigan branch was or...

Muste, A. J. (Abraham John), 1885-1967

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Clergyman, pacifist. From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham John Muste : oral history, 1954. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309741542 From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham John Muste : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122681124 A.J. Muste (1885-1967). Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919. When he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrenc...

Potter, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1916-1979

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Republican U.S. Congressman from Lapeer, Michigan, 1946-1952; U.S. Senator, 1952-1959. From the description of Charles E. Potter papers, 1947-1958. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419527 Charles E. Potter was born October 30, 1916 in Lapeer, Michigan. After graduating from Eastern Michigan University in 1938, he served as administrator of the Bureau of Social Aid for Cheboygan County. He enlisted in the army in 1942 and was seriously wounded in F...

U.S. Committee Against Militarization

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Organized by Albert Bofman, this committee was active in disseminating literature against militarism during and after the Korean War. From the description of Collection, 1950-1975. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 29457221 ...

Congress of Racial Equality

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Organized ca. 1942 by an interracial group of University of Chicago students and theological seminary students, and by members of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.); purpose was to eliminate all racial segregation and discrimination by means of interracial, direct nonviolent action; by 1966, CORE's official policy shifted to Black power and Black separatism while rejecting the former principles of non-violence. From the description of Collected records, 1942-1972. (Swarthmore Co...

Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.)

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The Fellowship of Reconciliation originated during World War I as a pacifist organization and later became involved in civil rights activities in the South. From the description of Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) records, 1933-1973 (bulk 1955-1968). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476463 The Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR) 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 p...

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...

Swomley, John M., 1915-2010

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John M. Swomley, Jr.; b. Harrisburg, Pa., in 1915; graduate of Dickinson College; Ph. D. in Political Science from University of Colorado; minister of the Methodist Church; National Secretary of the Fellowship of Reconciliation; active with the American Friends Service Committee and the American Civil Liberties Union; campaigned against universal military training; served as Director of the National Council Against Conscription, and as editor of Conscription News; author of books on militarism a...

Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983

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Radical professor; socialist; pacifist during World War I era; author and lecturer; leader of "back-to-the-earth" movement. From the description of Papers, 1943-1988. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 20061606 American sociologist. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Toledo, Ohio, to Eckstein Case, Cleveland, Ohio, 1917 April 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806119 Scott Nearing began his career as a t...

Ferguson, Homer, 1888-1982

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Republican U.S. Senator from Michigan, U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines, and judge on the U.S. Court of Military Appeals. From the description of Homer Ferguson papers, 1939-1976. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419354 Senator, judge. From the description of Reminiscences of Homer Ferguson : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565301 Ferguson (1888-1982) graduated from the University...

Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984

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Pacifist, participant in World War I peace movement and later peace activities, member of Fellowship of Reconciliation, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, and Women Strike for Peace. From the description of Rebecca Shelley oral history collection, 1974-1980. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 84278136 From the description of Rebecca Shelley papers, 1890-1984. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422002 Rebecca Shelley (sometime...

Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964

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American clergyman and reformer. From the description of The voice of God is calling : autograph poem signed, 1930 Nov. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269557327 John Haynes Homes (1879-1964) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and raised near Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard College in 1902 and Harvard Divinity School in 1904. He received honorary doctorates from Benares Hindu University, Rollins College, and Meadville Theological School. He served as...

Meader, George, 1907-1994

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Ann Arbor, Michigan attorney, counsel to U.S. Congressional committees, and Republican Congressman, 1951-1965. From the description of George Meader papers, 1922-1990 (bulk 1943-1966). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423649 George Meader served as United States Congressman, 1951-1964, for the second congressional district of southeastern Michigan. In the 1950s, this district encompassed parts of Jackson, Lenawee, Monroe, and Washtenaw counties. A...

Watson, Albert G.

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Crane, Henry Hitt, 1890-1977

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Methodist clergyman, pastor of the Centre Methodist Church in Malden, Massachusetts, the Elm Park Methodist Church in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and Central Methodist Church in Detroit, Michigan. From the description of Henry Hitt Crane papers, 1902-1977 (bulk 1938-1958). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 80045132 From the description of Henry Hitt Crane papers, 1902-1969 (bulk 1938-1958). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418797 ...

Vandenberg, Arthur H. (Arthur Hendrick), 1884-1951

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U.S. Senator from Michigan (1928-1951). From the description of Arthur H. Vandenberg papers, 1936-1941. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 620820101 Republican member of the U.S. Senate from Michigan, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and delegate to the United Nations Conference in San Francisco in 1945. From the description of Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg visual materials series [microform]. ca. 1896-1950. (University of Michigan). Wo...

Niemöller, Martin, 1892-

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Biographical/Historical Note Anti-Nazi German clergyman. From the guide to the Martin Niemöller writings, 1936-1945, (Hoover Institution Archives) ...

Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977

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Episcopalian minister, pacifist and internationalist; staff member of the Fellowship of Reconciliation, American Section, 1924-1967, served as chair, 1935-1940; worked with the International Fellowship of Reconciliation and served as chair, 1935-1955; served as editor of The World Tomorrow (1922-1924) and Fellowship magazine 1940-1945); a founder of the American Civil Liberties Union and the Committee on Militarism in Education. From the description of Papers, 1885-1982 1922-1967 (bu...

Committee for Protection of the Foreign Born.

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National Service Board for Religious Objectors

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War Resisters League

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The War Resisters League (WRL) was established in 1923 through the initiative of Jessie Wallace Hughan. It began as an organization for men and women willing to sign a pledge refusing to support war of any kind. During World War II, it lent both moral and legal support to conscientious objectors, especially absolute pacifists who refused to participate even in civilian alternative service, often for reasons other than religious beliefs. In 1968, the WRL merged with the Committee for Nonviolent A...