Scope and Contents
Reports, memoranda, nonviolent training materials, and publications, relating to Levering's work with A Quaker Action Group, American Friends Service Committee, Friends Peace Committee, New Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam, and People's Coalition for Peace and Justice; together with scattered correspondence, published and unpublished mss. of writings, notes on meetings and for speeches, clippings, peace buttons, and sound recording tapes. Includes material relating to Levering's meetings with representatives of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam, and other Vietnamese, Cambodian, and Laotian groups, on behalf of the People's Coalition for Peace and Justice in Paris, 1972. Topics include draft resistance, anti-war movement, nonviolence, Gandhi, anti-corporate activities, and AQAG demonstrations against chemical and biological warfare. Speakers on the tapes include Marvin Davidov, Narayan Desai, Danilo Dolci, Susan Dworkin Levering, Staughton Lynd, Bradford Lyttle, Christopher Meyer, Chuck Noell, Lawrence Scott, Simeon White, and Ronald J. Young.
Robert E. Levering is a pacifist and Quaker. He has been the co-author of Fortune magazine's annual list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," and a speaker on workplace trends and management strategies aimed at improving workplace productivity. Levering is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Martin Luther King Jr. School of Social Change.