Collection, 1941-1949, 1943-1945.
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Dorothy Hutchinson (1905-1984) was a Quaker devoted to peace causes, as well as a civil rights activist, internationalist, writer, and lecturer. She was a founding member of the Peace Now Movement during World War II, president of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom from 1961 to 1965, and international president of WILPF from 1965 to 1968. From the description of Papers, 1942-1980. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 2165...
The Peace Now Movement was founded in 1943 by a group of pacifists to find means of ending World War II. They opposed the policy of unconditional surrender and called for a world peace conference. From the guide to the Peace Now Movement records, 1936-1944, 1943-1944, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Peace Now was a pacifist movement begun in Philadelphia, moving later to New York City, and eventually to Cambridge, Mass. Its objective was edu...