Rebecca Shelley Papers 1890-1984

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Rebecca Shelley Papers, 1890-1984

Rebecca Shelley Papers 1890-1984

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. Papers include Correspondence, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, periodicals, reports, photographs, and other materials relating to the International Congress of Women, 1915, the Ford Peace Ship, the American Neutral Conference Committee, the Emergency Peace Federation, and the People's Council of America.

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Florer, Warren Washburn, 1869-1958

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Warren W. Florer was a professor of German at the University of Michigan. From the guide to the Warren Washburn Florer pamphlets and reprints, undated and 1900-1932, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan) Warren W. Florer was born May 17, 1869, in Loda, Ill., a son of William J. and Mary Ann Washburn Florer. He received his AB degree in 1890 and MA degree in 1893 from DePauw and his PhD degree in 1897 from Cornell. He also attended Leipzig University. Following...

Hassler, Alfred

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Huebsch, B. W. (Benjamin W.), 1876-1964

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Publisher. From the description of Reminiscences of Ben W. Huebsch : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309740245 From the description of B. W. Huebsch papers, 1893-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981210 American publisher. From the description of B. W. Huebsch records, 1909-1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 496102541 Bi...

Breckinridge, Sophonisba Preston, 1866-1948

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Social work educator. S.B., Wellesley College, 1888. Ph. M., University of Chicago, 1897; Ph. D., 1901; J.D., 1904. Assistant dean of women, University of Chicago, 1902-1925; docent in political science, 1902-1904; instructor in household administration, 1904-1909; assistant professor, 1909-1910; assistant professor of social economy, 1910-1920; associate professor economy, School of Social Service Administration, 1920-1925; dean in the College of Arts, Literature, and Science, 1923-1929; Samuel...

Todd, Paul Harold, 1921-2008

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American Neutral Conference Committee

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This Committee's purpose was to call a conference of neutral nations to mediate between the World War I belligerents, with the aim of ending the war. Jane Addams and Emily Greene Balch were Committee vice-chairmen. From the description of Collection, 1916-1917. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 26751401 ...

United States. Work Projects Administration

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The Works Progress Administration was involved in various projects including the compilation of sources on American territories. The card catalogs for these were prepared at the Library of Congress and are now in the National Archives. From the description of Classified Alaska Bibliography, 1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 42927718 Works Progress Administration (later called Work Projects Administration) began operations in San Joaquin County, Calif., July 1935. County 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...

People's Council of America.

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Turn Toward Peace (Organization)

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Turn Toward Peace is a joint national effort of over 70 organizations working for a disarmed world under law, in which free societies can flourish. Organized in New York City in the early 1960's by Robert W. Gilmore. In 1966, Turn Toward Peace incorporated, and changed it's name to World Without War Council. At the time of it's disbanding, World Without War Council was headquartered in Berkeley, Calif., under the direction of Robert Pickus. From the description of Turn Toward Peace r...

Dougherty, Peter, 1805-1894.

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Presbyterian missionary to Indians in the Mackinac area of Michigan. From the description of Peter Dougherty papers, 1838-1870. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420058 ...

Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940

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Emma Goldman (1869-1940) was an anarchist, feminist, author, editor, and lecturer on politics, literature and the arts. She was born in Lithuania and died in Canada. Her lectures and publications attracted attention throughout the U.S. and Europe. She was associated with the anarchist journal Mother Earth from 1906 to 1917 and was imprisoned for publicly advocating birth control in 1916 and pacifism in 1917. In 1919 she was deported to Russia but had to leave because of her criticism of the Bols...

Sugar, Maurice, 1891-1974

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Detroit, Michigan labor attorney. From the description of Maurice Sugar correspondence, 1923, 1931, 1937-1939. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421119 First American labor lawyer. Chief Legal Counsel of the UAW between 1937-1948. One of the founders of National Lawyers Guild. From the description of Maurice Sugar papers, 1907-1973. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32320881 ...

Harrison, Alice.

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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). ...

Eddy, Robert Merrill

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United States Farmers Association.

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Shelly, Paul.

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Gage-Colby, Ruth

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Ruth Gage-Colby (1899-1984) was active in the world peace movement for seventy years. She was active in the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, worked as a journalist covering the United Nations, and attended the Japanese Conferences Against A and H Bombs. From the description of Collection, 1951-1985. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 27964008 Ruth Gage was born in Olivia, Minnesota on February 1, 1899, the first of two...

Williams, G. Mennen, 1911-1988

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Governor of Michigan (1949-1960), and Justice of the Supreme Court of Michigan (1970- ). From the description of Gerhard M. Williams papers, 1949-1960 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 495705218 Michigan Democratic Governor, 1949-1960; Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, 1961-1966; U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines, 1967-1969; Michigan Supreme Court justice, 1970-1987. From the description of G. Mennen Williams papers, 1883-1988. (Unive...

Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970

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Russell was an English logician and philosopher. Marsh edited Russell's Logic and knowledge: essays 1901-1950 and wrote about Russell. From the guide to the Letters to Robert C. (Robert Charles) Marsh, 1950-1959., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Russell, British philosopher and mathematician and the 3rd Earl Russell. From the description of [Letter, 19]44 Dec. 8, Trinity College, Cambridge [to] Dear Sir / Bertrand Russell. (Smith C...

Hays, Arthur Garfield, 1881-1954

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Hays taught in Kuna, Bruneau, and Boise. After he retired he accepted the directorship of the prison educational program in Boise. From the description of Papers, 1830-1958. (Idaho State Historical Society Library & Archives). WorldCat record id: 42927298 Active in civil liberties issues, Hays took part in a long list of important cases, including the Scopes trial in 1925, the Sacco and Vanzetti case, and the Scottsboro case. Hays also attended the Reichstag trial in Ber...

Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973

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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...

Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955

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John William Davis received his L.L.B. in 1895 and began practicing law. He was elected to Congress from West Virginia in 1910 and 1912. Davis was solicitor general of the United States from 1913-1918 and ambassador to Great Britain from 1918-1921. He was the Democratic candidate for president in 1924. From the description of John William Davis papers, 1846-1959 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702205527 From the description of John William Davis papers, 1846-1959...

Weinberger, Harry, 1888-

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Harry Weinberger was born in New York City in 1888. He attended New York University and was admitted to the bar in 1908. A staunch believer in civil liberties, Weinberger defended many aliens, immigrants, anarchists, and other radicals, including Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman, whom he believed had been deprived of their rights. He also developed an expertise in copyright law, representing many writers, including Eugene O'Neill. Weinberger died in 1944. From the description of Ha...

Wilson, Charles C. (Charles Cahill), 1894-1948

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American Civil Liberties Union

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Founded in 1920 in New York City by Roger Baldwin and others; the ACLU was an outgrowth of the American Union Against Militarism's National Civil Liberties Bureau, which in 1920 changed its name to the American Civil Liberties Union. From the description of Collection, 1917- (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 42740878 The Southern Women's Rights Project (SWRP) located in Richmond is affiliated with the American Civil Liberties Union. The project deal...

Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968

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Robert Francis Kennedy (1925-1968), brother of former President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, was a Senator from New York. He graduated from Milton Academy in Massachusetts, and served in the United States Navy Reserve from 1944 to 1946. Kennedy later graduated from Harvard University in 1948 and then from the University of Virginia Law School in 1951. He was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1951. He worked as an attorney in the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice from 1951 ...

Herz, Alice, 1882-1965

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Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968

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Clergyman, politician. From the description of Reminiscences of Norman Mattoon Thomas : oral history, 1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309735808 American socialist, presidential candidate. From the description of Letters, [1932] July 16 and [July 16?], [n.p.], to [Samuel Johnson] Woolf, [New York?]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34363738 Politician. From the description of Reminiscences ...

Murphy, Frank, 1890-1949

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Mayor of Detroit; Governor of Michigan; Governor General of the Philippine Islands; associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Frank Murphy papers, 1893-1960 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 369174924 Mayor of Detroit, governor of Michigan; justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Frank Murphy autograph book, 1930-1942. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778857 Detroit (Mich.) Recorder...

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...

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...

Shelly, Edna.

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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...

Committee to Aid Spanish Democracy.

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Van Koevering, Adrian, 1874-1960.

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Couzens, James, 1872-1936

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U.S. senator from Michigan, mayor of Detroit, Michigan, and industrialist. From the description of James Couzens papers, 1903-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982271 Detroit Mayor and civic leader, U.S. Senator, Ford Motor Co. executive James Couzens was born in Chatham, Ont., Aug. 26, 1872, son of James J. and Emma (Clift) Couzens; married Margaret A. Manning, Aug. 31, 1898. Began the manufacture of automobiles in 1903 ; vice-president, genera...