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Catholic Worker Movement Collected Records


Held at: Swarthmore College Peace Collection [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore 19081-1399

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Swarthmore College Peace Collection. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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Founded by Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin in 1933; a faith-based, grassroots movement for peace and social justice through nonviolent direct action; operates farms and communal houses, represented today by more than one hundred loosely affiliated "houses of hospitality" (including several in Australia, Canada, Europe, and Mexico) in which the poor and homeless are welcomed as guests.

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of this organization.

Source of acquisition--Catholic Worker Movement. Method of acquisition--Gift of.

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