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Barbara Reynolds Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Reynolds, Barbara

Dates

  • 1948-1970

Extent

0.08 Linear Feet (1 linear in.)

Biographical / Historical

Barbara Reynolds was a Quaker and pacifist who founded the World Friendship Center in Hiroshima, Japan. She was highly regarded in the Japanese peace movement; after her return to the U.S. she helped establish the Hiroshima/Nagasaki Memorial Collection in the Wilmington College Peace Resource Center, Wilmington, Ohio. In 1958, she sailed with Earle Reynolds on the yacht Phoenix into a nuclear bomb testing area of the Pacific. In 1962 she conducted the Hiroshima Peace Pilgrimage, a year-long world tour with two victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan.

General Note

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the papers of this individual.
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