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Albert Bigelow Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-076
Abstract Albert S. Bigelow (1906-1993) was an artist, architect, former Navy commander, and Quaker. He served as captain of Golden Rule, a thirty foot ketch which he and colleagues attempted to sail into the Eniwetok Proving Grounds, the U.S. nuclear test site in the Marshall Islands of the Pacific in February 1958. The action was sponsored by the Committee for Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons.
Dates: 1956-1961

Committee for Nonviolent Action Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-017
Overview CNVA was one of the first American peace groups to focus on nonviolentdirect action including civil disobedience. Its purpose of organizing imaginative and dramatic protest demonstrations on both land and sea attracted radical pacifists and called the attention of the American public to the atrocities of nuclear warfare. CNVA's first protest action was a vigil held outside the atomic weapons test grounds in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 1957. In the second half of its existence CNVA efforts began to...
Dates: 1958-1968

William Huntington papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1181
Overview The collection relates primarily to William Huntington, (1907-1990), a 20th century Quaker peace activist and the ship The Golden Rule which Huntington and others used to protest atomic testing in the South Pacific. Included are correspondence, photographs, conference papers, newspaper articles, memoranda, and minutes.
Dates: 1932-1984

Phoenix Defense Fund Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-072
Overview The Phoenix Defense Fund was established through the efforts of Norman Cousins and other supporters of Barbara and Earle Reynolds. The Reynolds sailed the yacht Phoenix into a nuclear test site, Eniwetok Proving Grounds, as a protest against nuclear war. They were arrested, tried, and acquitted (1958-1960). The organization was also known as Reynolds Defense Fund.
Dates: 1957-1961; Majority of material found within 1958-1959

Lawrence Scott Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-090
Overview Lawrence Scott was a construction engineer, Baptist clergyman, and Quaker activist. He worked as an activist against the testing of nuclear weapons and biological weapons research. He was the supervisor for the Friends Mississippi Project, project director of the Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick in Maryland, executive secretary of the Peace Action Center and a founder of A Quaker Action Group.
Dates: 1955-1965

Marjorie Swann and Robert Swann Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-264
Overview The Swanns were Quaker peace activitists who were particularly well known for their part in nonviolent direct action against nuclear weapons testing and deployment in the 1950s-1960s.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1949-1972

George Willoughby and Lillian Willoughby Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-236
Overview George Willoughby (December 9, 1914 - January 5, 2010) and Lillian Willoughby (c. 1916 - January 15, 2009) were Quaker activists who took part in nonviolent protests against war, conducted nonviolence trainings in India and other countries, and advocated for preservation of land in New Jersey and elsewhere.
Dates: 1931-2010

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 6
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Subject
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- History -- Sources 3
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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Antinuclear movement 2
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 2
Atomic bomb -- Testing -- History -- Sources 2
Eniwetok Proving Grounds (Marshall Islands) -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 1
Antinuclear movement -- Nevada -- History -- Sources 1
Atomic bomb -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
Atomic bomb -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Atomic bomb -- Testing 1
Biological warfare -- History -- Sources 1
Chemical warfare -- History -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience 1
Civil disobedience -- History -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights demonstrations 1
Civil rights demonstrations -- Alabama -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Direct action -- History -- Sources 1
Direct action -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Eniwetok Proving Grounds (Marshall Islands) 1
Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) -- History -- Sources 1
Government, Resistance to 1
Government, Resistance to -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence 1
Nonviolence -- History 1
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear disarmament 1
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear weapons -- Testing 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History 1
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 1
Proving grounds, American -- Marshall Islands -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Race relations -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 1
Trials 1
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 1
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Names
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 4
Reynolds, Earle L. 4
Willoughby, George, pacifist 4
Huntington, William R. 3
Lyttle, Bradford 3
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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 3
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Civilian Public Service 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
New England Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 2
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 2
Omaha Action (Project) 2
Phoenix (Yacht) 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Swann, Marjorie 2
Swann, Robert S. 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Annual Training Institute in Non-Violence, Grindstone Island (Portland, Ontario, Canada) 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Bigelow, Sylvia 1
Brandt, Willy 1
Branson, J. (Julia) 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Cassyd, Syd 1
Charlton, Peter F. 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 1
Clark, Joseph S. 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
Deutsch, Babette, 1895-1982 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Dye, Arthur M. 1
Everyman (Ship) 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 1
Haworth, Neil D. 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Herrick, Scott 1
Herter, Christian Archibald, 1895-1966 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Jackson, Charles T. 1
Jamison, Jeannette 1
Keyes, Gene 1
Lakey, George 1
Langston, Beach, -1979 1
Lasker, Gabriel Ward 1
Lazar, Edward 1
Lofton, John 1
Malz, Gertrude 1
McReynolds, David 1
Miller, Lawrence McK. 1
Movement for a New Society 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). European Project 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Pacific Project 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Washington Prayer Vigil 1
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 1
Peace Brigades International 1
Peacemaker Movement 1
Peck, James 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 1
Phoenix Defense Fund 1
Pickus, Robert 1
Polaris Action 1
Quaker United Nations Office 1
Québec-Washington-Guantánamo Walk for Peace 1
Raitt, Walton A. 1
Salstrom, F. Paul 1
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 1
Schneider, Louis W. 1
Sherwood, Orion W. 1
Shivers, Lynne 1
Simon, Emily Parker 1
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
United States. War Relocation Authority 1
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Walker, Charles C. 1
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 1
Willoughby, Lillian, 1915-2009 1
Yamada, George Kiyoshi 1
Young, Wilmer J. 1
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