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General Committee on the Limitation of Armament Collected Records


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

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The General Committee on the Limitation of Armament originated with a call issued by labor leader Samuel Gompers. At a conference in Washington, D.C., Oct. 18 and 19, 1921, a statement of objectives was agreed upon and foundations of a permanent organization laid. Reduction of naval armaments was a primary move toward permanent peace.

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

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