Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Detroit Branch
- Existence: 1919
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract In 1978 Patricia Painter interviewed peace activist Meta Riseman. Collection consists of interview recordings and transcript. Riseman discusses her activities with the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom.
Overview The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to ending war and bringing about world peace. Formed in 1919 along with the Michigan branch, Detroit's WILPF branch has been active in pushing for peace and equality throughout the region and nationally. These actions reflected in the collection include lobbying politicians (notably Michigan governors, Representative John Dingell, and Detroit mayor Coleman Young), writing...
Dates: 1910 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2003
Abstract Subjects include: peace; human rights; anti-Semitism
Dates: 1913 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1957