New York: The Community Church, 1938. Item #22397
Softcover, 18 pages, 12mo, 19 cm. Series: The Community Pulpit; Series 1938-1939; No. 3. John Haynes Holmes (November 29, 1879-April 3, 1964) , a Unitarian minister and social activist, was prominent the Unitarian movement throughout much of the first half of the 20th century, even though he withdrew from fellowship with the American Unitarian Association (AUA) in 1918. At the May Meetings of the AUA in 1908 Holmes banded with 20 other young radicals to found the Unitarian Fellowship for Social Justice (UFSJ) , and was its president, 1908-11. In 1909 Holmes was among the founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) . He was a founder and later chair of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) , and a leader with Stephen Wise of the City Affairs Council which purged the corrupt NYC mayor, Jimmy Walker. He was also one of the founders of the American branch of the Fellowship of Reconciliation and the War Resistance League. SUBJECT(S) : Antisemitism. OCLC lists 1 copy worldwide (Harvard) . Good condition. (Holo2-19-28).