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Nuclear issues and health, subject file, 1990s

 File — Container: 10, Folder: 25
The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Detroit Branch Records contains the records of WILPF's Detroit chapter with some materials from the Michigan state branch. Much of the collection is comprised of records from meetings for the two chapters and their various subgroups. These reports and meeting minutes reflect the goals and activities of the local WILPF chapters. Other notable sections are the records for WILPF's Peace Day Camp, compiled materials on prominent local WILPF members, numerous subject files, WILPF publications and pamphlets advocating various issues, planning materials for special events, legislative activities with local and federal politicians, newsletters, and scrapbooks documenting the organization's history.

Important Subjects: Anti-war demonstrations Detroit (Mich.) Nuclear disarmament Peace movements Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States Women’s Organizations Women’s rights Women’s rights -- United States -- History --20th Century

Important Names: Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 Herz, Helga, 1912-2010 Riseman, Meta Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

Dates

  • 1910 - 2009
  • Majority of material found within 1960 - 2003

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Extent

From the Collection: 16.5 Linear Feet ((14 SB, 2 OS), 14 envelopes)

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
5401 Cass Avenue
Detroit MI 48202 USA