Marstaller, Lelia S.
Essay opposing the proposal to draft women into military service: "See what our forefathers did when they brought slaves to work their farms -- a civil war, a divided nation, untold human suffering for generations of both white and colored, race problems far from solved. Conscription of women is just as potential as was the introduction of slave labor; and conscription ... more
1966 Feb. 25
Smithfield Monthly Meeting of Friends (Smithfield, R.I.) . Peace and Social Concerns Committee
Rhode Island - Deliberations to build consensus on U.S. involvement in the war in Vietnam. The Committee urges friends to write individually to congressman and the president "regarding issues of concern to us as Friends. We strongly believe that each letter carries real weight; we see this work as an individual responsibility if the Quaker ideal is to live on." Committee approves funds fo... more
1942 June 26
Bonell, Harold C. (Harold Charles), 1908-1977
Baptist minister addressing the NEYM on peace: "in times like there when even Newcastle suffers destruction, it may be that even the humble importation of an alien collier might well find acceptance." Praise for the work of the American Friends Service Committee; discussion of how "the church ministers to a stricken world." "Peace is not the absence of hostilities; it i... more