SCCWP - Sponsors' Affiliated Organizations

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Affiliations of Sponsors of the Scientific and Cultural Conference for World Peace.

What follows is an extensive list of individuals who sponsored the Scientific and Cultural Conference for World Peace. The individuals have been listed according to their involvement with other groups, and as such, overlapping of names will occur. The names are listed in the Review of the Scientific and Cultural Conference for World Peace which was published by the Committee on Un-American Activities, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., on April 19, 1949.[1]

Independent Citizens Committee of the Arts, Science, and Professions

The conference was sponsored by the National Council of the Arts, Sciences, and Professions which was itself a descendant of the Independent Citizens Committee of the Arts, Science, and Professions. The following have been affiliated with the ICCASP:

World Congress of Intellectuals

The following who attended the World Congress of Intellectuals were also sponsors of the Scientific and Cultural Conference for World Peace:

World Congress Against War

The following delegates to the SCCWP were also delegates to the World Congress Against War which was held in Amsterdam in August, 1932, from which was formed the American League Against War and Fascism:

American League Against War and Fascism

The following are former supporters of the American League Against War and Fascism who sponsored the New York SCCWP:

American League for Peace and Democracy

The following sponsors of the SCCWP were also sponsors of the American League for Peace and Democracy:

American Peace Mobilization

American Peace Mobilization was formed out of the liquidated American League for Peace and Democracy in August, 1939, and was cited as subversive by the Attorney General. The following sponsors of American Peace Mobilization were also sponsors of the SCCWP:

Win-the-Peace Conference

The Win-the-Peace Conference was launched in late 1945 and was cited as subversive by the Attorney General. It was expanded into a movement behind the candidacy of Henry A. Wallace for President, which crystallized into the Progressive Citizens of America and then into the Progressive Party. The following sponsors of the SCCWP were also sponsors of the Win-the-Peace Conference:

Wallace Supporters

The Southern California Committee to Win the Peace became inactive on June 17, 1947, with members moving across to the Progressive Citizens of America, the movement behind the the candidacy of Henry A. Wallace for President. The following sponsors of the SCCWP were also supporters of the Wallace:

References

  1. Review of the Scientific and Cultural Conference for World Peace by the Committee on Un-American Activities, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., April 19, 1949