Swarthmore College Peace Collection, 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081-1399, USA


PART III: U.S. SECTION
SERIES A, 4, PART 3 -- EVENTS, 1960-1999

Scope, Contents & Arrangement




[Note: During 1997-2000 processing of WILPF Collection, Committees and Conferences were split into two parts]

Box 1
General
Consultant on Conference Representation (Mildred Scott Olmsted): correspondence & questionnaires,
1966
Consultant on Conference Representation (Mildred Scott Olmsted): conferences attended, 1966
Consultant on Conference Representation (Mildred Scott Olmsted): conferences attended, 1967
Consultant on Conference Representation (Mildred Scott Olmsted): conferences attended, 1968
Correspondence; itineraries for WILPF leaders, 1965, 1968
Attendance at or Participation in Events
Reports of events attended by various staffpersons, 1960-1999
Report of Emergency Conference on Racism, attended by Ruth Cadwallader (Chair, Asia/Pacific
Committee), Oct. 24-26, 1997
Attendance at or participation in events by various staffpersons / Board members / WILPF delegates:
misc., 1960-[1999]

Box 2
Attendance at or Participation in Events
Attendance [by Galia Bodde] at the World Women's Congress, Moscow (USSR), June 24-29, 1963
[includes text of speech given by Elise Boulding]
Attendance by WILPF delegates at UNICEF conference, Santiago (Cuba), May 1969; exploratory trip
in Cuba [file of Phyllis Sanders(?), Chair of Committee on Latin America]
Attendance by Harriet Barron at International Conference on Chemical & Biological Warfare, London
(England), Nov. 21-23, 1969
Attendance by WILPF delegates (4) at White House Conference on Children & Youth, Washington (DC),
1970
Attendance by Eleanor Fowler at World Conferences on Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, Stockholm
(Sweden), Nov. 28-30, 1970 [7th Stockholm Conference]
Attendance by WILPF delegates at World Assembly for the Peace and Independence of the Peoples of
Indochina, Paris (France), Feb. 1972 [file of Pat Samuel]
Attendance by Ruth Gage-Colby at 18th World Conference Against Atomic & Hydrogen Bombs, Japan,
Aug. 02-09, 1972
Participation of Pat Samuel in International Consultative Meeting for the World Congresses of Peace
Forces, Moscow (USSR), March 16-18, 1973 [includes text of speech by Samuel]
Attendance by Dorothy Steffens at 2nd International Consultative Meeting for the World Congresses of
Peace Forces, Moscow (USSR), July 07-09, 1973
Attendance by WILPF delegates at World Congress of Peace Forces, Moscow (USSR), Oct. 25 31, 1973
[file of Dorothy Steffens]
Attendance by WILPF delegates (4) at National Conference on Chile Solidarity, Chicago (IL), March
30-31, 1974
Attendance at International Women's Year Regional Conference "Women Around the World: Tumbling
Traditions," Cerritos College, Norwalk (CA), April 23-26, 1975
Attendance by Ruth Gage-Colby at 21st World Conference Against Atomic & Hydrogen Bombs, Japan,
Aug. 1975
Attendance at World Congress for International Women's Year, Berlin (Germany), Oct. 20-24, 1975
Participation by Ida Langman in U.S. & Canadian Ad-Hoc Committee on Human Rights in the
Dominican Republic, 1975-1976
Attendance at Southern Christian Leadership Conference's 19th Anniversary Convention, Biloxi (MS),
Aug. 10-13, 1976 [file of Dorothy Steffens]
Attendance at U.S. State Department's "Women, SALT, and Arms Control" conference, Washington
(DC), Dec. 06, 1978
Attendance by ?? at Assembly of Pennsylvanians in an Interdependent World, Philadelphia (PA), May 05,
1979

Box 3

Attendance at or Participation in Events
Attendance by Patricia Smith at seminar on Women in the Military, Washington (DC), April 20, 1980
Attendance at "Copenhagen '80: The Washington Conference for Women," Washington (DC), June
12-13, 1980
Attendance at "Women for Peace in Europe" conference, Helsinki (Finland), Oct. 17-18, 1980 [file of
Melva Mueller]
Attendance(?) at Peace Through Education conference, San Jose (Costa Rica), June 28 - July 03, 1981
[file of Melva Mueller]
Participation by WILPF delegates (via WILPF's "peace plane") in STAR Campaign demonstration in
Brussels (Belgium) & WILPF(?) tour to Berlin, March 1983
Participation in Women's Committee for National Black Organizers conference, June 1983
Participation by WILPF International delegates in peace march from Oslo (Norway) to New York (NY),
Aug. 1983 [file of Libby Frank]
Participation in / support for 20th anniversary celebration of the 1963 March on Washington, Lincoln
Memorial (DC), Aug. 27, 1983
Attendance of Mary Zepernick at "Role and Task of Women in the Present Peace Movement" seminar,
Leningrad (U.S.S.R.), Sept. 4-9, 1984
Participation in Spring Mobilization for Justice and Peace, 1985
Attendance at "In Search of Peace" conference, San Salvador (El Salvador), ca. 1987
Attendance by WILPF delegates at U.N. Commission on the Status of Women meetings, March 15 -
Aril 05, 1995
Attendance by WILPF delegates at "De Hermana a Hermana / Sister to Sister" visit to Cuba, Dec. 27, 1996
- Jan. 05, 1997
Attendance by WILPF delegates at "China Today & Tomorrow: Women & the Environment" conference,
Beijing (China), June 05-19, 1998
Sponsorship / Co-Sponsorship of Events by WILPF
Events sponsored/co-sponsored by WILPF, 1960 - [1999]
Sponsorship of discussion meeting re: Africa, Oct. 18, [1960?]
Co-Sponsorship of conference "Peace: The Human Challenge," Westport (CT), November 19, 1960
Sponsorship of forum "Your Job, Disarmament, and Survival," Philadelphia (PA), Nov. 8, 1961
Sponsorship of Conference of Soviet and U.S. Women, Bryn Mawr 1961
Proposals, statements & reports
Correspondence & telegrams
Unpublished report by Elise Boulding

Box 4
Sponsorship / Co-Sponsorship of Events by WILPF
Sponsorship of Conference of Soviet and U.S. Women, Bryn Mawr 1961 (cont.)
Transcript of Proceedings
Articles in European Press
Follow-up, 1962-1964
Sponsorship of National Peace Action Conference, Philadelphia (PA), Feb. 08, 1962
Co-sponsorship of (with Women Strike for Peace) of Mothers Lobby for a Test Ban, Washington (DC),
May 07, 1963
Sponsorship of conference with women From the People's Republic of China, 1963 [proposed]
Sponsorship of Speakers' Training Sessions, Philadelphia (PA), 1962-1963
Co-sponsorship (with JAPA) of "The Future of the United Nations" conference, New York (NY), Jan.
17-18, 1963
Co-sponsorship of forum "Vietnam: Time Runs Out," New York (NY), Apr. 5, 1964
Sponsorship of [2nd] Soviet-American Women's Conference, Moscow (USSR), April 1964
Statements & releases, etc.
Correspondence with Soviet women
U.S. delegation, travel plans (1963)
U.S. delegation, travel plans (1964)
Reports by U.S. delegates
Soviet articles about conference
Receptions for U.S. delegates
Miscellaneous [file of Erna P. Harris?]
Sponsorship of meeting re: Taiwan, Philadelphia (PA), Nov. 9, 1964
Sponsorship of symposium "Toward a Civilized Planet," Wayne State University, Detroit (MI), May 21-
22, 1965

Box 5
Sponsorship / Co-Sponsorship of Events by WILPF
Co-sponsorship of "Wednesdays in Mississippi," 1966
Sponsorship of showing of film "Felix Greene's China!," Philadelphia (PA), May 08, 1966
Sponsorship of Human Rights Day luncheon/forum, Philadelphia (PA), Dec. 10, 1966
Sponsorship of "Women's Response to the Rising Tide of Violence" conference, Philadelphia (PA),
Feb. 21-22, 1966; follow-up 1967
Sponsorship of Delaware Valley conference "Women's Response to the Rising Tide of Violence,"
Philadelphia (PA), April 20, 1967
Sponsorship of Delaware Valley conference "Women's Response to the Rising Tide of Violence
Philadelphia (PA): correspondence, 1966-1967
Sponsorship of "Violence in Our Time" conference, Philadelphia (PA), Sept. 27-29, 1968
Preparations, reports & releases etc.
Information about speakers
Pre-conference correspondence
Fundraising for conference
Post-conference correspondence
Co-sponsorship of "Action Conference on National Priorities: Human Needs vs. Military Spending,"
Washington (DC), Feb. 26-27, 1969
Support for White House Conference on Food, Nutrition and Health, 1969 [file of Glenna Johnson]
Sponsorship of WILPF delegation to Cuba, May 26 - June 04, 1969: report by Phyllis Sanders
Co-sponsorship(?) of "March Against Death," Washington (DC), Nov. 13-15, 1969
Sponsorship of demonstration to end the draft, Washington (DC), Feb. 03, 1970
Sponsorship(?) of Strategy Action Conference, Milwaukee (WI), June 28-29, 1970
Sponsorship of Emergency Planning Conference for Worldwide Women's War on War Campaign,
Washington (DC), July 08-09, 1970

Box 6
Sponsorship / Co-Sponsorship of Events by WILPF
Sponsorship of 3rd Congress for Women of the Americas "The Role of Women in a World of Crisis,"
Bogota (Columbia), July 17-22, 1970
Pre-conference reports & programs
Correspondence, 1970 (Jan.-April )
Correspondence re: attendance, 1970
Publicity
Finances
Documents, final reports
Post-conference correspondence; misc.
Misc.
Co-sponsorship of "From War to Peace: The Need for Economic Peace" conference, Baltimore (MD),
April 17, 1971
Sponsorship of press conference re: Shoppers Stoppage, Nov. 10, 1970 [file of Kay Camp]
Co-sponsorship(?) of National Coalition Conference, Chicago (IL), Jan. 08-10, 1971
Co-sponsorship of Indo-Chinese Women's Conference, Toronto (Ontario, Canada), May 05-07, 1971
Sponsorship of visit by Soviet women, Aug. 1971 [file of Dorothy Steffens]
Sponsorship of Children's March for Survival, Washington (DC), March 25, 1972
Co-Sponsorship of Emergency Nationwide Moratorium, May 04, 1972
Sponsorship of [3rd] U.S.-Soviet Women's Seminar, La Jolla (CA), Nov. 28 - Dec. 04, 1972
General
F. Stevens report, part 1
F. Stevens report, part 2
Co-sponsorship of Natonal Child Development Action Conference, 1972 (Feb.?)

Box 7
Sponsorship / Co-Sponsorship of Events by WILPF
Sponsorship of Conference on Economic Alternatives, Washington (DC), Jan. 26-28, 1973 [file of Pat
Samuel]
Co-sponsorship of International Women's Year Rally, Philadelphia (PA), March 08, [1973?]
Co-sponsorship(?) of International Day of Concern, Sept. 23, 1973
Sponsorship of [4th] U.S.-Soviet Women's Seminar "The Role of Women in Promoting Peace, Security
and Social Justice," Moscow (USSR), July 25-27, 1974
Planning & reports, etc.
Correspondence
Co-sponsorship(?) of A Tiger Cage Vigil and Fast, Washington, DC, Summer 1974
Co-sponsorship of U.N. Disarmament Seminar, New York (NY), May 07-09, 1975
Sponsorship of International Women's Year Seminar "Women of the World United for Peace: Disarma-
ment and Its Social Consequences," United Nations, New York (NY), May 07-09, 1975: |
Meeting minutes
Correspondence
Planning & preparation; material from conference
Press & publicity
Mini-seminars (regional)
Speeches & reports
List of U.S. & foreign attenders

Box 8
Sponsorship / Co-Sponsorship of Events by WILPF
Co-sponsorship of rally re: Angola, Washington (DC), Jan. 19, 1976
Co-sponsorship of Delaware Valley Conference On Military Spending & Human Priorities, Philadelphia
(PA), Feb. 06-08, 1976
Sponsorship of benefit concert, Haverford College (PA), April 30, 1976 and May 01, 1976
Sponsorship(?) of "Hiroshima-Nagasaki August 6-9 Days," [1976?]
Sponsorship of dedication ceremony for the book "Kathe Kollwitz: Women and Artist," Philadelphia
(PA), Sept. 29, 1976
Sponsorship of [5th] U.S.-Soviet Women's Seminar "Detente & Disarmament: Key to Social Progress,"
Bryn Mawr (PA), Nov. 17-19, 1976
Co-sponsorship of National Leadership Conference on U.S.-China Relations, Washington (D.C.), Dec.
1976
Sponsorship of exhibit & program at Bicentennial Women's Center, Philadelphia (PA), 1976
Sponsorship of Conflict Resolution workshop, University of Miami (FL), June 24, 1977
Co-sponsorship of National Women's Conference, Houston (TX), Nov. 18-21, 1977 [file of Melva
Mueller]
Sponsorship of Middle East tour, Feb. 1978 [file of Melva Mueller]
Sponsorship of discussion (& tea) re: "Disarmament and the Missing Link," May 11, 1978
Sponsorship of Women's Briefing on SALT, Disarmament and Arms Control, Washington (DC), Sept.
12, 1978
Co-sponsorship of Mid-Atlantic Conference on . . . Reform . . . of the U.N. System, Philadelphia (PA),
Nov. 10, 1978
Co-sponsorship of workshop etc. re: military tax resistance, Media (PA), Nov. 10-12, 1978
Sponsorship of "Women, SALT and Arms Control" conference, Washington (DC), Dec. 06, 1978
Preparations; material from conference
Packet for participants
Notes & transcripts
Attendance & mailing lists

Box 9
Sponsorship / Co-Sponsorship of Events by WILPF
Sponsorship of Racism in Our Society Conference, Oct. 27, 1979
Sponsorship of [6th] U.S.-Soviet Women's Seminar "The Role of Public Opinion in the Struggle for a
World Without War," Moscow (USSR), Jan. 09-11, 1980
Sponsorship of Conference of Women Leaders in the Peace & Feminist Movements, Philadelphia (PA),
Feb. 21, 1980
Co-sponsorship of "U.S.-U.S.S.R. Citizen's Dialogue" [5 visitors from USSR], June 10-24, 1980 [file
of Carol Pendall(?), Coordinator]
Co-sponsorship(?) of Rally Against Draft Registration, Philadelphia (PA), July 21, 1980
Sponsorship of "The Arms Race vs. the Human Race: Women Confront Social & Economic Problems"
conference, San Francisco (CA), Sept. 27, 1980
Co-sponsorship of conference "Conscientious Objection After 20," Philadelphia (PA), Nov. 01, 1980
Sponsorship of national peace leaders' meeting, Philadelphia (PA), Dec. 02, 1980 [file of Melva Mueller]
Sponsorship of "Women & the Federal Budget: A Conference on Influencing Budget Priorities,"
Madison (WI), April 25, 1981
Co-sponsorship of Conference in Solidarity With the Liberation Struggles of the People of South Africa,
New York (NY), Oct. 09-11, 1981
Co-sponsorship of Rally re: U.N. Day & Disarmament, New York (NY), Oct. 24, 1981
Sponsorship of [7th] U.S.-U.S.S.R. Women's Seminar, Bryn Mawr (PA), Nov. 16-19, 1981
Sponsorship of "Women and Military Issues" seminars, Washington (DC), Jan.-Feb. 1982
Sponsorship of gala to Support STAR Program, United Nations, New York (NY), March 08, 1982
Sponsorship of conference "Women of the World Working for Peace," Barnard College (NY),
June 02-04, 1982 [file of Libby Frank]
Co-sponsorship of Global Feminist Disarmament Meeting, New York (NY), June 11, 1982
Sponsorship of events re: nuclear disarmament, New York (NY), June 11-14, 1982
Sponsorship of White House demonstration re: Cruise & Pershing Missiles, Washington (DC), May 24,
1983
Sponsorship of Women and National Security Conference, Washington (DC), June 1983
Sponsorship of fundraiser (with Joanne Woodward), Wynnewood (PA), June 18, 1983
Sponsorship of legislative seminar "Fuel the Fire: Listen to Women for a Change," Washington (DC),
Sept. 25-28, 1983
Sponsorship of women's delegation to the State Department, Oct. 17, 1983 [file of Libby Frank]

Box 10
Sponsorship / Co-Sponsorship of Events by WILPF
Sponsorship of [8th] U.S.-Soviet Women's Seminar, Moscow (USSR), Nov. 29 - Dec. 08, 1983
General
Correspondence of Libby Frank, 1983-1984 [file of Libby Frank]
Speeches & reports
Publicity [file of Libby Frank]
Participation & follow-up talks by Jean Gore (includes publicity, etc.), 1983-1984 [file of Jean Gore]
Sponsorship of International Women's Year celebration & demonstration, Washington (DC), March 08,
1984
Co-sponsorship of Gender Gap Rally, Washington (DC), June 12, 1984
Sponsorship of visit by Swedish WILPF women, 1984 [file of Libby Frank]
Sponsorship of seminar "Asian Women in Education & Development: Strategies for the Year 2000," 1985
(proposed only)
Co-sponsorship(?) of Citizens' Lobby for Peace, Jobs & Justice, Washington (DC), April 21-22, 1985
Co-sponsorship of Volga Peace Cruise, July 13 - August 04, 1985
Sponsorship of "Perspectives on National Security: A Women's View" conference, Philadelphia (PA),
May 17, 1986
Sponsorship of 9th U.S.-Soviet Women's Seminar, Estes Park (CO), June 16-19, 1986 [file of Jean
Gore, Western Regional Vice President]
Sponsorship of party to meet Jane Midgley & National Board, Philadelphia (PA), Sept. 19, 1986
Sponsorship of WILPF speaking tour "What is Security? Listen to Women for a Change," 1987
Sponsorship of National speaking tour, April 1987: participation by Jean Gore & others, etc. [file of
Jean Gore]
Co-sponsorship of Mobilization for Justice and Peace in Central American & Southern Africa, Washington
(DC), April 25-27, 1987
Co-sponsorship of Mother's Day action at Nevada Test Site (NV), May 08-10, 1987 [file of Jean Gore;
event initiated by Boulder Branch]
Sponsorship of luncheon for Edith Ballantyne, Philadelphia (PA), June 11, 1987
Co-sponsorship of international bicentennial symposium "Strengthening the U.N.," Philadelphia (PA),
August 06-08, 1987
Sponsorship of delegation/mission to Central America, 1987 [incomplete file]
Co-sponsorship of Mother's Day rally/auction at Nevada Test Site, May 06-08 1988
Co-sponsorship (?) of 2nd International Dneiper River Peace Cruise, U.S.S.R., May- June 1988
Sponsorship of awards program, Philadelphia (PA), Oct. 19, 1988
Sponsorship of luncheon for Ambassador Inga Thorsson of Sweden, Nov. 07, [198-?]

Box 11
Sponsorship / Co-Sponsorship of Events by WILPF
Sponsorship of International Women's Year reception, Philadelphia (PA), March 08, 1991
Co-sponsorship of "Save Our Cities, Save Our Children" march & rally, Washington (DC), May 16,
1992
Sponsorship of benefit concerts, Philadelphia (PA), June 16-19, 1992
Sponsorship of fundraiser for the Women's Health Care Campaign, March 07, 1993
Sponsorship of press conference & signing of the Women's Peace & Justice Treaty of the Americas,
Washington (DC), March 08, 1993
Sponsorship of book signing party for Margaret Hope Bacon (re: her book about Mildred Scott Olmsted),
Philadelphia (PA), April 03, 1993
Sponsorship of a benefit concert by Audley Green, Philadelphia (PA), May 23, 1993
Co-sponsorship of National Women's Reproductive Health Call-In Day, May 18, 1994
Co-sponsorship of play "Love Etty: The Journal of Etty Hillseum," Springfield (PA), Jan. 21, 1995
Sponsorship of WILPF Peace Train, Aug. 1995
Sponsorshipof WILPF Great Day Peace Trains (East Coast), Nov. 1995
Sponsorship of Peace Camp Educational Retreat, 1995-1996
Sponsorship of WILPF Great Day Peace Trains (Midwest), Summer 1996 [file of Membership Dept.]
Sponsorshipof WILPF Great Day Peace Trains (West Coast), Summer 1996 [file of Membership Dept.]
Sponsorship of performance by Vinie Burrows, & reception for Betty Burkes & Vinie Burrows,
Philadelphia (PA), March 20, 1997
Sponsorship of United Nations Seminar, New York (NY), April 13-15, 1997
Sponsorship of Peace Camp Educational Retreat, Nevada City (CA), June 13-15, 1997
Co-sponsorship of Cuban Film Festival, Philadelphia (PA), July 26, 1997
Sponsorship of appearances by author Jay Gould, Philadelphia (PA), Sept. 10-11, 1997
Co-sponsorship of "Truth & Reconciliation" symposium & strategy conference, New York (NY), Nov.
14-15, 1997
Sponsorship of "No to NATO" event, Jan. 1998
Sponsorship of film showing & reception, New York (NY), Feb. 26, 1998
Sponsorship of International Women's Solidarity conference & delegation, Havana (Cuba), April 11-19,
1998
Sponsorship of celebration re: 150th anniversary of Seneca Falls convention, Philadelphia (PA), Sept. 12,
1998
Sponsorship of delegation to International Women's Year Conference, Cuba, March 06-16, 1999
Sponsorship of book signing by Blanche Weisen Cook, Philadelphia (PA), Oct. 15, 1999
Sponsorship of luncheon to meet Betty Burkes & Marilyn Clement, New York (NY), [includes other
events], Sept. 25-29, 199-





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