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Common Ground Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-243
Abstract Common Ground was a community of faith founded by Quakers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1982 to break cycles of poverty, racism, and sexism through nonviolence education and action. Collaborative work with Baton Rouge Friends Meeting, local Clergy and Laity Concerned and Dignity chapters led to founding and shared workspace at Bienville House Center for Peace and Justice. Common Ground developed an educational program for abused residents and ex-residents from the city's domestic violence...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1982-2006

C. Douglas Hostetter Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-260
Abstract C. Douglas Hostetter (1944 - ), has been an peace activist since the 1960s. He was a conscientious objector during the Vietnam war and performed alternative service for the Mennonite Central Committee in rural Vietnam.Following his work in Vietnam Hostetter worked for the United Methodist Church at the United Nations on international affairs. From the mid 1980s through the end of the decade Hostetter served as the executive secretary of the American Friends Service Committee in their New...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1959-

Letters of Nonviolence Project Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Letters of Nonviolence Project
Abstract Includes correspondence (2002-2004) to and from Daniel Berrigan, Kathy Boylan, Mary Dean, Joyce Ellwanger, Lisa Hughes, Carol Gilbert, Elizabeth McAlister, Ardeth Platte, Byron Plumley, and Michael Wisniewski.
Dates: Majority of material found within 2002-2004

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

Movement for a New Society Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-154
Overview Movement for a New Society began in 1971 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as a national network of activists committed to building a nonviolent revolution. Movement for a New Society grew to be a community, based in several areas around the United States. While Movement for a New Society was always an activist organization, it was also a co-housing and/or communal society. Movement for a New Society collectives formed in the Boston/Northeast Region, the Mid-Atlantic Region, Tucson, Seattle,...
Dates: 1971-1988

Peacemaker Movement Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Peacemaker Movement
Overview A group working on nonviolence from the late 1940s through the 1970s, particularly as it was expressed through tax refusal.
Dates: 1948-1980

Public Action Coalition on Toys Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Public Action Coalition on Toys
Overview This collection documents the efforts of two groups that worked to raise the issue of violence perpetuated by the manufacture and sale of war toys to children.
Dates: 1966-1981

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

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

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Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Feminism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Atomic bomb victims -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi 1
Atomic bomb victims -- Japan -- Nagasaki-shi 1
Central America -- Politics and government -- 1979- -- Sources 1
Children and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Children and war -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Communal living -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980- -- Sources 1
Mennonites -- Missions -- History -- Sources 1
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Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Reconciliation -- Religious aspects -- Mennonites -- History -- Sources 1
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Peacemaker Movement 2
Swann, Marjorie 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 1
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Altbach, Philip G. 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Friends Service Committee. New England Regional Office 1
Annual Training Institute in Non-Violence, Grindstone Island (Portland, Ontario, Canada) 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Boylan, Kathy Shields 1
British Withdrawal from Northern Ireland Campaign 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Common Ground (Organization : Baton Rouge, La.) 1
Dean, Mary 1
Deats, Richard L., 1932- 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Duff, Peggy 1
Ellwanger, Joyce 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Forest, Jim (James H.) 1
Gilbert, Carol, 1947- 1
Gilmore, Robert, 1941- 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Goodman, Paul, 1911-1972 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Gottlieb, Sanford 1
Harrington, Michael, 1928-1989 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 1
Hentoff, Nat 1
Hostetter, C. Douglas, 1944- 1
Hughes, Lisa R. 1
Jones, Peter D. 1
Keys, Donald 1
Letters of Nonviolence Project 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
McAlister, Elizabeth 1
McReynolds, David 1
Meacham, Stewart 1
Movement for a New Society 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
Nelson, Juanita 1
Nelson, Wallace F. 1
New England Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Nhất Hạnh, Thích 1
Oakdale Federal Alien Detention Center (Oakdale, La.) 1
Oliver, Hoyt 1
Omaha Action (Project) 1
Peck, James 1
Pickus, Robert 1
Platte, Ardeth 1
Plumley, Byron L. 1
Prasad, Devi 1
Public Action Coalition on Toys 1
Quinlan, Lilith 1
Rannels, Marion 1
Reiss, Victoria 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Roodenko, Igal 1
Rukuyser, Muriel 1
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 1
Shivers, Lynne 1
Smart, Annie Armstead 1
Socialist Party (U.S.) 1
Solomonow, Allan 1
Swann, Robert S. 1
Sweitzer-Beckman, Mike 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Tatum, Arlo D. 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
U.S. Army School of the Americas 1
War Resisters League 1
Waskow, Arthur Ocean, 1933- 1
Willoughby, Lillian, 1915-2009 1
Wisniewski, Michael 1
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 1
Woodward, Beverly 1
Zeidler, Frank P. 1
Zinn, Howard, 1922-2010 1
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