Thu, 01/16/2020 - 9:12am
Nancy Emmons Taylor was born in 1941 and grew up in Luxmanor, Maryland. She attended Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana. She married Thomas Taylor soon after graduating, and they had two children. She received her Masters from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. When their children had graduated from high school, the Tayors moved to London for 12 years. Thomas was the administrator of an international Quaker program and Nancy was the warden of the Quaker meeting house and ran a program for international diplomats.
Nancy Taylor was interviewed by students from Skyline High School in Ann Arbor in 2014 as part of the Legacies Project.
Tue, 12/10/2019 - 11:00am
Ruth Zweifler was born 1929 in Palisades, New Jersey. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College, and converted from Judaism to Quakerism. Since the 1960s, she has been active in Civil Rights, anti-war, and anti-Zionist protests, including a sit-in at Ann Arbor City Hall protesting residential segregation. In 1975, Zweifler co-founded the Student Advocacy Center of Michigan, and she was Executive Director for nearly 30 years.
Ruth Zweifler was interviewed by students from Skyline High School in Ann Arbor in 2018 as part of the Legacies Project.
Local Girl's 10 Months In Europe Photographing Quaker Projects Is Highlighted By Side Trip To Behind-The-Iron-Curtain Country
Ann Arbor News, May 15, 1954
Parade 'Picketed': Carrying placards bearing such slogans as "Love Your Enemies", members of the Society of Friends (Quakers) and the Fellowship of Reconciliation, a pacifist group, marched behind the Armed Forces Day Parade. They also distributed handbills.