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Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

 Organization

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Ruth Erickson and Eleanor Stevenson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 763
Abstract

Ruth Erickson (~1890 - 1970) and Eleanor Stevenson (~1898 - ?) were political radicals and Socialists who carried out a voluminous epistolary campaign against injustice. The collection contains correspondence by Erickson and Stevenson as well as subject files and personal material of Erickson's including manuscripts of poems, articles, plays, and novels.

Dates: 1910-1971

Cheryl D. James defense committee records

 Collection — Folder: 1-3
Identifier: A 307
Abstract

Cheryl Dawn James was an eighteen-year-old African American woman from Portland, Oregon, who was convicted of assaulting an FBI agent; a group of interested parties formed a defense committee on her behalf and argued that racism within the court and the FBI had factored into the case. The collection (1967-1975) contains defense committee records, clippings, printed matter, and also newsletters from the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

Dates: 1967-1975

Ben Linder collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 304
Abstract

Ben Linder (1959-1987) was an American mechanical engineer who worked in San Jose de Bocay, Nicaragua from 1983 until his death by the Contras on April 28, 1987. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, articles on political and engineering subjects, photographs, and the Linder family’s records, all of which reflect Linder’s humanitarian work, his political activism, and the impact his death had on American foreign policy debates and within the general public sphere.

Dates: 1966-2003