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Intentional Low Income Group Collected Records


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

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Intentional Low Income Group; began around 1952; a group of people who had chosen to live below the income tax level in order to avoid paying taxes to finance war and war preparations; Mildred Ryder, who in 1953 became known as Peace Pilgrim, was a major organizer and writer for the group; describes some of Peace Pilgrim's early walks and her motivation for them.

S PEACE note: Also includes "To Live in Brotherhood" by Arthur Gladstone, who lived in Swarthmore (915 Harvard Avenue) at the time of writing.

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