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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

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

War Resisters League Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-040
Overview The War Resisters League is a pacifist organization whose members are against all war. Witnessing the establishment of the War Resisters' International in Europe in 1921, and sensing a need for a similar organization in the United States, Dr. Jessie Wallace Hughan established the War Resisters League as an independent organization. The War Resisters League membership pledge, which has remained essentially unchanged since its inception, reads: "The War Resisters League affirms that war is a...
Dates: 1923-1994

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Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 2
DiGia, Ralph 2
Golden Rule (Ketch) 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
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Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 2
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Everyman (Ship) 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 1
Haworth, Neil D. 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 1
Herrick, Scott 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Jamison, Jeannette 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
Keyes, Gene 1
Lazar, Edward 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Malz, Gertrude 1
McReynolds, David 1
Miller, Lawrence McK. 1
New England Committee for Nonviolent Action 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
Olmstead, Frank 1
Omaha Action (Project) 1
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 1
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Pickus, Robert 1
Polaris Action 1
Québec-Washington-Guantánamo Walk for Peace 1
Raitt, Walton A. 1
Ransom, Frances Rose 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Reynolds, Earle L. 1
Richards, Edward C. M., 1886-1974 1
Roodenko, Igal 1
Salstrom, F. Paul 1
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 1
Schaum, Winifred W. 1
Schwartz, Wendy 1
Simon, Emily Parker 1
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 1
Swann, Marjorie 1
Swann, Robert S. 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Walker, Charles C. 1
War Resisters League 1
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 1
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 1
Young, Wilmer J. 1
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