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People's Coalition for Peace and Justice Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-084
This collection includes reference files containing newsletters and other publications from affiliated national and local organizations; and subject files on amnesty, impeachment, and various aspects of the Vietnam war. Leaders of People's Coalition for Peace and Justice represented include David Dellinger, William Douthard, Robert E. Levering, Bradford Lyttle, Sidney M. Peck, Pat Samuel, Barbara Webster, Cora Weiss, and Ronald J. Young.

Dates

  • 1970-1974

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

None.

Copyright and Rights Information

None.

Extent

5 Linear Feet (5 linear ft.)

Overview

The People's Coalition for Peace and Justice included various peace, anti-poverty, and labor groups. These groups worked together to confront the related issues of war in Southeast Asia and racism, sexism, poverty, and repression in the United States. The People's Coalition for Peace and Justice was founded in 1970 as National Coalition Against War, Racism, and Repression and organized several specific campaigns including People's Peace Treaty, Citizen's Action Pledge, and Nixon Eviction campaign; reports, speeches, and resolutions pertaining to the Assembly for Peace and Independence of the People of Indochina held at Versailles, France, February 1972.

Historical note

The People's Coalition for Peace and Justice included various peace, anti-poverty, and labor groups. These groups worked together to confront the related issues of war in Southeast Asia and racism, sexism, poverty, and repression in the United States. The People's Coalition for Peace and Justice was founded in 1970 as National Coalition Against War, Racism, and Repression and organized several specific campaigns including People's Peace Treaty, Citizen's Action Pledge, and Nixon Eviction campaign; reports, speeches, and resolutions pertaining to the Assembly for Peace and Independence of the People of Indochina held at Versailles, France, February 1972.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Barbara Webster, 1970 [Acc. 77A-090].

Related Materials

Robert E. Levering Papers (DG 080)
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Separated Materials

Items removed:
  1. Posters
  2. Audiovisual material
  3. Periodicals
  4. Stickers

Legal Status

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Processing Information

Processed by Swarthmore College Peace Collection staff; this finding aid was created by Wendy E. Chmielewski, December 2009.
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Revision Statements

  • 2018: The file list was standardized in Summer 2017 by Min Cheng in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace. Elisabeth Miller added the notes in Fall 2017.

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