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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

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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Lyttle, Bradford 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
New England Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Omaha Action (Project) 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2