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A. J. Muste Memorial Institute Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-A.J. Muste Memorial Institute
Dates: 1974-

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

Brandywine Peace Community Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-158
Abstract The Brandywine Peace Community was founded in April, 1972 by Delaware County (Pennsylvana.) and Chester County (Pennsylvania) citizens who advocated nonviolent direct action. The group was especially active against nuclear weapons manufactured by the General Electric Company, and later Lockheed Martin Marietta.. The Brandywine Peace Community was headquartered in Media, Pennsylvania. until 1983, then moved to Swarthmore, Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1976-

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

Robert Levering Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-080
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1967-1972

Bradford Lyttle Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-079
Overview Bradford Lyttle is a long time leading peace activist involved in the promotion of nonviolence for social change and the elimination of war and nuclear weapons. Lyttle was the organizer of the San Francisco to Moscow walk in the 1960-1961, to highlight the message of disarmament and nonviolent resistance and bringing together U.S. and Soviet citizens together during the height of the Cold War. He went on to organize and participate in other marches and protests, including the Quebec - ...
Dates: 1954-

A. J. Muste Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-050
Overview A.J. Muste (1885-1967), was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, but later (1917), he became a member of the Society of Friends. During World War I, Muste's refusal to abandon his pacifist position led to his forced resignation from the Central Congregational Church in Newtonville, Massachusetts. Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919 when he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became the director of the Brookwood Labor College in...
Dates: 1920-1967

National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-075
Overview The National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam was a conference of groups opposed to the United States' involvement in Vietnam. This groups in1966 and its first major undertaking at that time was to organize a mass rally on April 15, 1967, both in New York City and in San Francisco. The Mobe's chief aim was to mobilize public opinion against the Vietnamese War and against such other injustices of society as black inequality. It sought to weld a coalition of existing peace groups...
Dates: 1966-1969

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

Peace Brigades International Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Peace Brigades International
Abstract Collection includes printed correspondence, flyers, newsletters, booklets.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1982-

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Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 4
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Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Brandywine Creek Valley (Pa. and Del.) -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
Lyttle, Bradford 5
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 5
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 4
American Friends Service Committee 3
Committee for Nonviolent Action 3
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Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 2
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 2
Davidov, Marv 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Lens, Sidney 2
Levering, Robert, 1944- 2
Lynd, Staughton 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
Omaha Action (Project) 2
Parkman, Patricia 2
Québec-Washington-Guantánamo Walk for Peace 2
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 2
Sterner, Beverly 2
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 2
Uphaus, Willard E. (Willard Edwin), 1890-1983 2
Walker, Charles C. 2
A. J. Muste Memorial Institute 1
Anderson, Ross W. 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Bagley, Jack L. 1
Beheiren 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Bevel, James L. (James Luther), 1936- 1
Bishop, Sarah 1
Brandywine Alternative Fund 1
Brandywine Peace Community 1
Brandywine Peace Community and Alternative Fund 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Buch, Peter 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Carpenter, Florence Y. 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Champney, Horace 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cook, Cara 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
Davis, Rennie 1
Dawson, Kipp 1
DeVault, Don 1
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 1
Desai, Narayan 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Dolci, Danilo 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Enzer, Erica 1
Everyman (Ship) 1
Faust, Bertha, 1909- 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Frankel, Morton 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
General Electric Company 1
Gloor, Michele 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Gottwald, Norman K. (Norman Karol), 1926- 1
Greenblatt, Robert, economist 1
Gregonis, Peter 1
Haworth, Neil D. 1
Herrick, Scott 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Kalish, Donald 1
Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005 1
Keyes, Gene 1
Klein, Yvonne 1
Lakey, George 1
Lazar, Edward 1
Lee, Kenneth, 1944- 1
Legg, Samuel 1
Levering, Susan Dworkin 1
Martin, William R., 1938- 1
Massar, Ivan 1
McNeil, Gelston 1
Meyer, Christopher 1
Mimms, William R. 1
Moody, Roger 1
Nash, Vernon 1
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