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A Quaker Action Group Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Scope and Contents A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection include minutes, correspondence (1966-1971), memoranda, financial records, subject files (organizations), research files (topics), project files, newsletters, press releases, statements of Quaker yearly meetings in various cities, clippings, photographs and sound recordings. The files were first processed in 1974, and then again in 1980. In 2004, archival intern, Joe Clark, sorted the papers into the present order,...
Dates: 1965-1973

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

Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.

Dates: 1943-

David McReynolds Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-134
Abstract David McReynolds (1929-2018), was an activist with the War Resisters League, the Socialist Party USA and the Democratic Socialists of America. He was an editor of Liberation magazine in the 1950s and a leader of the WRL from the 1950s until his retirement in 1999. McReynolds ran for Congress twice and for President of the U.S. twice, including a run in 2000. McReynolds has attempted to integrate anti-war and pacifist philosophy with Socialist economics. David McReynolds was openly gay and had...
Dates: 1943 - Date

Allen S. Olmsted II Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-095
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Allen S. Olmsted papers is correspondence (1898-1977). Most of these are carbon copies of letters dictated by Olmsted and filed in subject transfer files at his law offices in Philadelphia and Media (Pennsylvania) [note: there are also many letters from Allen Olmsted in the papers of his wife, Mildred Scott Olmsted (DG 082)]. Correspondents include Brent Dow Allinson, Gertrude Baer, Emily Greene Balch, Roger Nash Baldwin, Witter Brynner, Joseph S. Clark, Sophia H. Dulles, Caleb...
Dates: 1898-1986

Peace Action Center Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-093
Overview The Peace Action Center began in 1961 as a continuation of the vigil at Fort Detrick, Md. Peace activists had sponsored a continuous vigil as early as 1959 seeking the abandonment of biological weapons and appealed for the conversion of the fort into a world health center. The Peace Action Center included cooperative living quarters for the staff of religious pacifists, mostly Quakers. PAC staff including Lawrence Scott, director, and Jack L. Bagley, Sarah Bishop, Florence Y. Carpenter, Bertha...
Dates: 1959-1965

Post-War World Council Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-062
Overview Founded in 1942 to continue the efforts begun by Keep America Out of War Congress; December 1941 KAOWC dissolved and reorganized as Provisional Committee Toward a Democratic Peace; February 1942 a more permanent group organized; ceased activities December 1967.
Dates: 1942-1967

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

Lynne Shivers Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-263
Overview Enid Lynne Shivers was a peace activist and prominent member of Movement for a New Society, for which she organized and wrote informational materials. This collection of her personal materials is primarily composed of journals dating from the 1960s until 2014 and materials from time she spent doing peace work in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1941-2015

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 6
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 5
American Friends Service Committee 3
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 3
Golden Rule (Ketch) 3
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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 3
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 3
Reynolds, Earle L. 3
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 3
Shivers, Lynne 3
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 3
Tatum, Arlo D. 3
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 3
Walker, Charles C. 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Corson, Helen H. 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
DiGia, Ralph 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 2
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 2
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 2
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 2
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 2
Lakey, George 2
McReynolds, David 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 2
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 2
Parkman, Patricia 2
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 2
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 2
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 2
Pickus, Robert 2
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 2
Tatum, Lyle 2
Willoughby, Lillian, 1915-2009 2
Young, Wilmer J. 2
Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
Altbach, Philip G. 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Legion 1
Anderson, Ross W. 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Bagley, Jack L. 1
Baldridge, Cyrus Leroy, 1889-1977 1
Beheiren 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Bingham, Alfred M. (Alfred Mitchell), 1905-1998 1
Bishop, Sarah 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
British Withdrawal from Northern Ireland Campaign 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Carpenter, Florence Y. 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Champney, Horace 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Davidov, Marv 1
DeVault, Don 1
Deats, Richard L., 1932- 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Duff, Peggy 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Everyman (Ship) 1
Faust, Bertha, 1909- 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Forest, Jim (James H.) 1
Foulke, Thomas Albert, 1893-1962 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee on Legislation of Northern California 1
Friends Committee on Legislation. Southern California Section 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
Gilmore, Robert, 1941- 1
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