Register of the Alice Park papers, 1883-1951

Finding aid prepared by Grace M. Hawes
Hoover Institution Archives
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Title: Alice Park papers
Date (inclusive): 1883-1951
Collection Number: 30017
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 32 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 3 envelopes (13.8 linear feet)
Abstract: Diaries, correspondence, pamphlets, clippings, leaflets, and peace buttons relating to pacifism and the peace movement, the Ford Peace Ship Expedition, feminism, socialism, the labor movement, prison reform, child labor legislation, civil liberties, and a variety of other reform movements in the United States.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Park, Alice, 1861-1961

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Alice Park papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1930, with increments received at later dates.

Accruals

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Biographical Note*

1861 February 2 Born, Boston, Massachusetts
1879 Graduated, Rhode Island State Normal School
1884 Married Dean W. Park
1894 Active in the international feminist movement
1898 Active in various peace societies
1902-1920 Active leader in the women's suffrage movement
1905 Attended Women's Suffrage Convention, Portland, Oregon
1909 Author, California Bird and Arbor Day Law
1909 Attended Women's Suffrage Convention, Seattle, Washington
1913 Author, California law for equal guardianship of parents of minor children
1913 Delegate, International Woman's Suffrage Alliance, Budapest, Hungary
1913 Delegate, International Peace Congress at The Hague, Netherlands
1915 Member, Ford Peace Expedition
1917 Attended National Suffrage Convention, Washington, D.C.
1924 Attended International Peace Conference, Washington, D.C.
1926 Delegate, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Dublin, Ireland
1926 Attended International Woman's Suffrage Alliance, Paris, France
1926 Attended International Vegetarian Convention, London, England
1927 Attended International League for Peace and Freedom, Duisburg, Germany
1927 Attended National Peace Convention, York, England
1928 Attended Pan-American Congress, Havana, Cuba
1961 Died
*: See Una R. Winter (ed.). Alice Park of California: Worker for Woman Suffrage and for Children's Rights. Upland, California: Susan B. Anthony Memorial Committee of California, 1948. Hoover Institution Library Call Number: HQ1413 P2W787

Scope and Content of Collection

Diaries, correspondence, pamphlets, clippings, leaflets, and peace buttons relating to pacifism and the peace movement, the Ford Peace Ship Expedition, feminism, socialism, the labor movement, prison reform, child labor legislation, civil liberties, and a variety of other reform movements in the United States.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Children--Employment--United States.
Civil rights--United States.
Henry Ford Peace Expedition.
Pacifism.
Peace.
Prisons--United States.
Socialism.
Trade-unions--United States.
United States--Neutrality.
United States--Politics and government.
Women's rights--United States.
World War, 1914-1918--Peace.
World War, 1914-1918--United States.
World War, 1914-1918.

Box 1

Correspondence, 1913-1948

Scope and Contents note

Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent.
Box/Folder 1 : 1

General, 1916-1941

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Unidentified, 1914-1920

Box/Folder 1 : 3

All-American Anti-Imperialism League, 1929

Box/Folder 1 : 4

American School Peace League, 1917

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Association for Peace Education, 1928

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Bonville, Frank, 1923

Box/Folder 1 : 7

California Club, 1913

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Capehart, Homer, 1945

Box/Folder 1 : 9

Cloud, Roy W., 1915

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Committee on Militarism in Education, 1935-1940

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Cousins, Margaret E., 1919

Box/Folder 1 : 12

Dayal, Har, 1924

Box/Folder 1 : 13

Ford, Henry, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 14

Frazier, Lynn J., 1927

Box/Folder 1 : 15

Garrott, Jane, 1927

Box/Folder 1 : 16

Goodman, Minerva, 1934

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Hermann, E., 1941-1945

Box/Folder 1 : 18

Holland, H. E., 1920

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Howe, Anges E., 1920

Box/Folder 1 : 20

Jones, Donald R., 1916-1919

Box/Folder 1 : 21

Kirkpatrick, George, 1932

Box/Folder 1 : 22

McConnell, Bishop Francis J., 1945

Box/Folder 1 : 23

Meller, Eugenis M., 1925

Box/Folder 1 : 24

Norman, F. S., 1940

Box/Folder 1 : 25

Northern California Service Board, 1943-1945

Box/Folder 1 : 26

Nye, Gerald P., 1936

Box/Folder 1 : 27

Palo Alto Times, 1929

Box/Folder 1 : 28

Passmore, Irvin, 1916

Box/Folder 1 : 29

Reynolds, Grace, 1920

Box/Folder 1 : 30

San Diego Disarmament Conference Committee, 1932

Box/Folder 1 : 31

San Francisco Chronicle, 1948

Box/Folder 1 : 32

San Francisco News, 1928

Box/Folder 1 : 33

Scharrenberg, Paul, 1914

Box/Folder 1 : 34

Schwimmer, Rosika, 1921-1948

Box/Folder 1 : 35

Sinclair, Upton, 1938

Box/Folder 1 : 36

Sontheimer, Anna, 1922

Box/Folder 1 : 37

Stopani, Col. G., 1933

Box/Folder 1 : 38

Swit, 1920

Box/Folder 1 : 39

Urquhart, Margaret M., 1926

Box/Folder 1 : 40

Walther, Edward, 1931

Box/Folder 1 : 41

Watson, Elizabeth, 1931

Box/Folder 1 : 42

Whitman, Charles S., 1916

Box/Folder 1 : 43

Willis, Gwendolen B., 1928

Box/Folder 1 : 44

Winter, Ella, 1933

Box/Folder 1 : 45

Wold, Emma, 1932

Box/Folder 1 : 46

Wood, Theodore, 1929

Box 1-24

Subject File, 1915-1951

Scope and Contents note

Articles, pamphlets, correspondence, and newspaper clippings, arranged alphabetically by title or subject.
Box/Folder 1 : 47

Addams, Jane

Box/Folder 1 : 48

Agassiz, Louis

Box/Folder 1 : 49

Alternative (incomplete), 1948-1951

Box/Folder 2 : 1

American Civil Liberties Union

Box/Folder 2 : 2

American Liberty Defense League

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Amnesty

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Barteau, Marguerite

Box/Folder 2 : 5

Beecher, Henry Ward

Box/Folder 2 : 6

Bellamy, Edward

Box/Folder 2 : 7

Bigelow, Herbert S.

Box/Folder 2 : 8

Biographical material

Box/Folder 2 : 9

Birth control

Box/Folder 2 : 10

Bloomer, Amelia

Box/Folder 2 : 11

Bloor, Ella Reeve

Box/Folder 2 : 12

Boer War (1899-1902)

Box/Folder 2 : 13

Botchkarova, Maria L.

Box/Folder 2 : 14

Bourne, Randolph

Box/Folder 2 : 15

Briffault, Robert

Box/Folder 2 : 16

Browder, Earl

Box/Folder 2 : 17

Bryant, Louise

Box/Folder 3 : 1

Centralia (Washington) case

Box/Folder 3 : 2

Chase, Staurt

Box/Folder 3 : 3

Chiang Kai-shek, President and Mme.

Box/Folder 3 : 4

Civil liberty

 

Civilian Public Service

Box/Folder 3 : 5

Memoranda

Box/Folder 3 : 6

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder 3 : 7

Coalition Bulletin

Box/Folder 3 : 8

Comité Mondial des Femmes (World Committee of Women)

 

Communism

Box/Folder 3 : 9

Letters received, 1919-1940

Box/Folder 3 : 10

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder 3 : 11

Printed material

Box/Folder 3 : 12

Congressional Record

 

Conscientious objectors

Box/Folder 4 : 1

Miscellany

Box/Folder 4 : 2

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder 4 : 3

Printed material

Box/Folder 4 : 4

Conscription

Box/Folder 4 : 5

Cooperative Consumer

Box/Folder 4 : 6

Cuba

Box/Folder 4 : 7

Davison, Emily Wilding

Box/Folder 4 : 8

Dayal, Har

Box/Folder 4 : 9

Debs, Eugene V.

Box/Folder 4 : 10

Dennett, Mary Ware

Box/Folder 4 : 11

Deportation

 

Disarmament

Box/Folder 5 : 1

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder 5 : 2

Printed material

Box/Folder 5 : 3

Dreyfus, Alfred

Box/Folder 5 : 4

Earhart, Amelia

Box/Folder 5 : 5

Eddy, Sherwood

Box/Folder 5 : 6

Edelman, Irwin

Box/Folder 5 : 7

Edmondson (Robert E.) case

Box/Folder 5 : 8

Education

Box/Folder 5 : 9

Einstein, Albert

Box/Folder 5 : 10

Fellowship of Reconciliation

Box/Folder 5 : 11

Field, Sara Bard

Box/Folder 5 : 12

Fish, Hamilton

Box/Folder 5 : 13

Flight (aviation)

Box/Folder 5 : 14

Ford, Henry

 

Ford Peace Expedition, 1915

Box/Folder 6 : 1

Miscellaneous

Box/Folder 6 : 2

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder 6 : 3

Printed material

Box/Folder 6 : 4

France, Joseph Irwin

Box/Folder 6 : 5

Friedlander, Violet Helen

Box/Folder 6 : 6

Gandhi, Mahatma

Box/Folder 6 : 7

George, Henry

Box/Folder 6 : 8

Gillmore, Inez H.

Box/Folder 6 : 9

Goldman, Emma

Box/Folder 6 : 10

Gorky, Maxim

Box/Folder 6 : 11

Haiti

Box/Folder 7 : 1

Hearst, William Randolph

Box/Folder 7 : 2

Hillquit, Morris

Box/Folder 7 : 3

Hutchinson, Anne

Box/Folder 7 : 4

India

Box/Folder 7 : 5

India and East Indians - United States

Box/Folder 7 : 6

Indians of North America

Box/Folder 7 : 7

Industrial relations

Box/Folder 7 : 8

Ireland

Box/Folder 7 : 9

Japan

Box/Folder 8 : 1

Japanese-Americans

Box/Folder 8 : 2

Jews

Box/Folder 8 : 3

Jones, Ellis O.

Box/Folder 8 : 4

Jordan, David Starr

Box/Folder 8 : 5

Keller, Helen

Box/Folder 8 : 6

Kellogg, Vernon

Box/Folder 8 : 7

Kennell, Ruth

Box/Folder 8 : 8

Kenney, Annie

Box/Folder 8 : 9

Kousnezoff, Maria

Box/Folder 8 : 10

Krehbiel, E. B.

Box/Folder 8 : 11

Ku Klux Klan

 

Labor

 

General

Box/Folder 8 : 12

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder 8 : 13

Printed material

Box/Folder 9 : 1

Printed material (cont'd.)

Box/Folder 9 : 2-3

Child labor

Box/Folder 9 : 4

Farmer-Labor-Progressive Convention

Box/Folder 9 : 5

General Defense Committee

 

Industrial Worker's of the World (IWW)

Box/Folder 9 : 6

Miscellaneous

Box/Folder 10 : 1

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder 10 : 2

Printed material

Box/Folder 10 : 3

Hours

Box/Folder 10 : 4

Overseas

Box/Folder 10 : 5

Strikes

Box/Folder 10 : 6

Unemployment

Box/Folder 10 : 7

Wages

Box/Folder 10 : 8

La Motte, Ellen

Box/Folder 10 : 9

Lea, Everett

Box/Folder 10 : 10

League of Nations

Box/Folder 10 : 11

Lenin

Box/Folder 10 : 12

Leprosy

Box/Folder 10 : 13

Libby, Frederick J.

Box/Folder 10 : 14

Lincoln, Abraham

Box/Folder 10 : 15

Lindbergh, Charles

Box/Folder 10 : 16

Lipkowska, Mme.

Box/Folder 10 : 17

Lloyd, Henry D.

Box/Folder 11 : 1

Lloyd, Lola and Jessie

Box/Folder 11 : 2

Lochner, Louis P.

Box/Folder 11 : 3

Ludlow, Louis

Box/Folder 11 : 4

Lytton, Lady Constance

Box/Folder 11 : 5

Macy, Annie Sullivan

Box/Folder 11 : 6

Marriage and divorce

Box/Folder 11 : 7

Martin, Prestonia

Box/Folder 11 : 8

Mexico

Box/Folder 11 : 9

Migratory workers

Box/Folder 11 : 10-11

Militarism

 

Military training

Box/Folder 11 : 12

Miscellaneous

Box/Folder 11 : 13

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder 12 : 1

Printed material

Box/Folder 12 : 2

Miscellaneous

 

Mooney, Tom

 

General

Box/Folder 12 : 3

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder 13 : 1

Printed material

Box/Folder 13 : 2

Defense Committee

Box/Folder 13 : 3

Narcotics

Box/Folder 13 : 4

National Commons

Box/Folder 13 : 5

National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies

Box/Folder 13 : 6

National Women's Party

Box/Folder 13 : 7

National Women's Trade Union

Box/Folder 13 : 8

Nearing, Scott

Box/Folder 13 : 9

Negroes

Box/Folder 13 : 10

Neutral Conference for Continuous Mediation

Box/Folder 13 : 11

Nicaragua

Box/Folder 13 : 12

O'Connor, Harvey

Box/Folder 13 : 13

O'Hare, Kathleen

Box/Folder 14 : 1

Older, Fremont

Box/Folder 14 : 2-3

Pacificism

Box/Folder 14 : 4

Pacifists, Christian

Box/Folder 14 : 5

Pan American Conference

Box/Folder 14 : 6

Pankhurst, Emmeline

 

Peace

 

General

Box/Folder 14 : 7

General

Box/Folder 14 : 8

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder 14 : 9

Printed material

Box/Folder 15 : 1-2

Printed material (cont'd.)

Box/Folder 15 : 3

Women

Box/Folder 15 : 4

Youth

Box/Folder 15 : 5

Peace caravan

Box/Folder 15 : 6

Peace Club, Palo Alto, California

Box/Folder 15 : 7

Philippine Islands

Box/Folder 16 : 1

Ponsonby, Arthur

Box/Folder 16 : 2

Prelooker, Jaakoff

Box/Folder 16 : 3

Press

Box/Folder 16 : 4-5

Prisons

Box/Folder 16 : 6

Prohibition

Box/Folder 16 : 7

Prostitution

Box/Folder 16 : 8

Rand School of Social Science

Box/Folder 16 : 9

Rankin, Jeannette

Box/Folder 17 : 1

Reed, John

Box/Folder 17 : 2

Robins, Raymond

 

Russia

Box/Folder 17 : 3

Miscellaneous

 

Printed material

Box/Folder 17 : 4-6

1917-1919

Box/Folder 17 : 7-10

1920-1923

Box/Folder 18 : 1-3

1924-1927

Box/Folder 18 : 4-5

Sacco-Vanzetti

Box/Folder 18 : 6

Sanger, Margaret

Box/Folder 18 : 7

Schwartz, Alexander

Box/Folder 18 : 8

Schwimmer, Franciska

 

Schwimmer, Rosika

 

Court cases

Box/Folder 18 : 9

Rosika Schwimmer vs. Fred R. Marvin

Box/Folder 18 : 10

Rosika Schwimmer vs. Upton Sinclair

Box/Folder 18 : 11

Rosika Schwimmer vs. United States

Box/Folder 18 : 12

Ford Peace Ship

Box/Folder 18 : 13

Miscellaneous

Box/Folder 19 : 1

Tisza Tales

Box/Folder 19 : 2

World Center for Women's Archives

Box/Folder 19 : 3

World Peace Prize Award

Box/Folder 19 : 4

Sex education

Box/Folder 19 : 5-6

Shaw, George Bernard

Box/Folder 19 : 7

Sheehy-Skeffington, Francis

Box/Folder 19 : 8

Sheehy-Skeffington, Hannah

Box/Folder 20 : 1

Sheehy-Skeffington, Hannah (cont'd.)

Box/Folder 20 : 2

Sinclair, Upton

Box/Folder 20 : 3-5

Socialism

Box/Folder 20 : 6

Song books

Box/Folder 20 : 7

Stanton, Elizabeth Cady

Box/Folder 20 : 8

Stoecker, Helene

Box/Folder 21 : 1

Strong, Anna Louise

Box/Folder 21 : 2

Strong, Sydney

Box/Folder 21 : 3

Suttner, Baroness Bertha von

Box/Folder 21 : 4

Tagore, Rabindran

Box/Folder 21 : 5

Technocracy

Box/Folder 21 : 6

Thomas, Norman

Box/Folder 21 : 7

Tolstoy, Leo

Box/Folder 21 : 8

Trotsky, Leon

Box/Folder 21 : 9

Vanderlip, Washington B.

Box/Folder 22 : 1

Venereal disease

Box/Folder 22 : 2

Villard, Oswald G.

 

War

Box/Folder 22 : 3

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder 22 : 4-5

Printed material

Box/Folder 22 : 6

Weatherly, Arthur L.

Box/Folder 22 : 7

Wells, H. G.

Box/Folder 22 : 8

Williams, J. R.

 

Women

 

General

Box/Folder 22 : 9

Newspaper clippings

Box/Folder 22 : 10

Printed material

Box/Folder 23 : 1

China

Box/Folder 23 : 2

Congresses and conferences

Box/Folder 23 : 3

Conscription

Box/Folder 23 : 4

England

Box/Folder 23 : 5

France

Box/Folder 23 : 6

Germany

Box/Folder 23 : 7

India

Box/Folder 23 : 8

Ireland

Box/Folder 23 : 9

Japan

Box/Folder 23 : 10

Labor

Box/Folder 23 : 11

Mexico

Box/Folder 23 : 12

Norway

Box/Folder 23 : 13

Russia

Box/Folder 23 : 14

Suffrage

Box/Folder 23 : 15

War

Box/Folder 23 : 16

Women's Committee for Political Action

Box/Folder 24 : 1

Women's Freedom League

Box/Folder 24 : 2

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

Box/Folder 24 : 3

Women's Peace Party

Box/Folder 24 : 4

World Peace Postage Association

Box/Folder 24 : 5

World Peaceways

Box/Folder 24 : 6

Wynner, Edyth

Box/Folder 24 : 7

Zogg, Nicholas Senn

Box 24-29, 33

Diaries, 1883-1948

Scope and Contents note

Arranged chronologically.
Box/Folder 24 : 8

1883-1887

Box/Folder 24 : 9

1915

Box 25

1914, 1917-1922

Box 26

1923-1927

Box 33

1928-1932

Box 27

1933-1936

Box 28

1937-1942

Box 29

1943-1948

Box 29

Newspaper cuttings, The Ford Peace Expedition, 1915-1916

Box 29

Notebook

Box 30

Autobiography, undated

Scope and Contents note

Unpublished typewritten manuscript (2 copies) and related materials.
Box/Folder 30 : 1

Materials

Box/Folder 30 : 2

"The Autobiography of Alice Park"

Scope and Contents note

Bound manuscript.
Box 30, 32

Miscellany, undated

Box/Folder 30 : 3

General

Box 32

Oversize

Box 31

Printed Material, undated

Scope and Contents note

Pamphlets, leaflets, and other printed matter, arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box/Folder 31 : 1

Beard, Charles A.

Box/Folder 31 : 2

California

Box/Folder 31 : 3

China

Box/Folder 31 : 4

International Anti-Military Congress

Box/Folder 31 : 5

McClure, S. S.

Box/Folder 31 : 6

Unemployment

 

United States

Box/Folder 31 : 7

General

Box/Folder 31 : 8

Economic conditions

Box/Folder 31 : 9

Government publications

Box/Folder 31 : 10

World Union of Women

Box/Folder 31 : 11

Workers Party of America

Box 30, 32

Memorabilia, undated

Box 32

Peace buttons

Box/Folder 30 : 4

Peace calendar, 1908

Box/Folder 30 : 5

Peace cards

Box/Folder 30 : 6

Peace and labor stamps

Photo file

Photographs, undated

Scope and Contents note

18 photographs, 79 postcards, 2 envelopes.
Envelope A

1 print of Hannah Sheehy-Skeffinton; 1 print of Warren K. Billings; 2 prints of Rosika Schwimmer; 1 print of Rosika Schwimmer with Louis Calhern, Dorothy Gish, and Edgar Barrier; 1 print of Elizabeth Cady Stanton; 1 print of Florence Holbrook and Lola Maverick Lloyd; 1 print of Heart Mountain, Wyoming, Japanese Internment Camp; 4 prints of child laborers; 3 prints of John E. Jones; 3 miscellaneous prints, undated

Envelope B

74 peace postcards; 5 Industrial Worker of the World postcards, undated

Envelope mC

1 illustrated chart of the members of the U.S. Congress who voted against American entry into World War I, undated