George Fox Club of Philadelphia records
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Proposed by Morris L. Clothier, the George Fox Club was organized in 1918 by a group of Quaker men in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to express support for the war effort. Their published statement celebrated individual conscience above Quaker Discipline.
The George Fox Club was organized in 1918 by a group of Quaker men in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to express support for the war effort. The small collection includes a brief typed history (carbon copy) of the organization; two copies of the Articles of Association of the George Fox Club of Philadelphia, one edited; and copies of Advices for Friends and Statement of Loyalty. Also a printed correction/addendum in which Friends added their names in support and one member announced that his name had been included in error.
- Quakers -- World War, 1914–1918
- World War, 1914-1918 -- United States
- War -- Religious aspects
- Pacifism -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends
- Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends
- Militarism -- United States -- History -- Sources
- Society of Friends -- Peace testimony
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Religious aspects
- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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