Fellowship of Reconciliation, Michigan records, 1940-1957.

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Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.). Michigan. Fellowship of Reconciliation, Michigan records, 1940-1957.

Fellowship of Reconciliation, Michigan records, 1940-1957.

Correspondence, printed materials, and other papers from the files of the editors of the M̲i̲c̲h̲i̲g̲a̲n̲ F̲.̲O̲.̲R̲.̲ N̲e̲w̲s̲, largely relating to the peace movement and the problem of conscientious objection; also tape recording of Dr. Martin Niemoeller at the F.O.R. national conference in 1954. Correspondents include: Henry H. Crane, Homer Ferguson, Patrick V. McNamara, George Meader, Abraham J. Muste, Scott Nearing, Wallace F. Nelson, Martin Niemoeller, Charles E. Potter, Bayard Rustin, John N. Sayre, Rebecca Shelley, Morton J. Sobel, Adlai E. Stevenson, John M. Swomley, and Albert G. Watson.

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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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Niemöller, Martin, 1892-1984

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Anti-Nazi German clergyman. From the description of Martin Niemöller writings, 1936-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867455 ...

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...

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...

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...

McNamara, Patrick Vincent, 1894-1966.

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Watson, Albert G.

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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 ...

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...

Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.). Michigan.

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Religious pacifist organization. From the description of Fellowship of Reconciliation, Michigan records, 1940-1957. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421744 ...

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...

U.S. Committee Against Militarism.

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Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) grew out of the International Congress of Women held at The Hague in 1915 and the second congress of the International Committee of Women for Permanent Peace held in Zurich in 1919. The League was active throughout the 1920s in matters of peace and freedom around the world, and sent out a number of "peace missions" in the 1920s and 1930s. In the years preceeding World War II, the WILPF vigorously opposed the Nationalist Socialist reg...

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...

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...

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...

Committee for Protection of the Foreign Born.

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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...

National Service Board for Religious Objectors

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Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987

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Bayard Rustin (b. March 17, 1912, West Chester, PA – d. August 24, 1987, Manhattan, New York) was anAfrican-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 for...

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...

Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors

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

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Illinois governor (1949-1953), Democratic U. S. presidential candidate (1952, 1956), and U. S. ambassador to the United Nations (1961-1965). From the description of Letter, July 13, 1949. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 698776706 Thirty-first governor of Illinois (1949-1953), two time Democratic Presidential candidate (1952, 1956), diplomat and statesman. From the description of Papers, 1880-1965 [1948-1952]. (Abraham Lincoln President...

Sobel, Morton J.

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