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wa00010. Peace and Pacifism

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00010

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Marilyn Sippy papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0680
Abstract Peace activist and volunteer from Marion, Iowa, who was active in UNICEF for over thirty years.

Marion Carson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0132
Abstract Graduate of Ministry at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary, where she was the first Unitarian Universalist student.

Martha Nash papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0235
Abstract Civil rights activist, community and religious leader, she was executive director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Education and Vocational Training in Waterloo.

Mary Louise Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0027
Abstract First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.

Paula Watts Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0002
Abstract Civic leader in Des Moines, Iowa.

Peg Mullen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0082
Abstract Anti-Vietnam War activist whose son, Michael, was killed by 'friendly fire' in Vietnam in 1970.

Arrangement Copies of the hardcover and paperback versions of Friendly Fire and a hardcover copy of Unfriendly Fire: A Mother's Memoir are shelved in the printed works collection.

Ruth Scharnau papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0224
Abstract Teacher and community activist who was a founding member of the Dubuque National Organization for Women.

Sally Wiesenfeld papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0478
Abstract Peace activist and member of Another Mother for Peace which was organized to protest the Vietnam War during the 1970s.

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (Des Moines Chapter) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0240
Abstract Members of the Des Moines chapter of WILPF studied government policy on nuclear testing, the draft , the war in Vietnam, and the arms race.  They held informational rallies and demonstrations and maintained a vigorous letter-writing campaign.