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Civil Defense Protest Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Civil Defense Protest Committee
Abstract Collection includes meeting minutes, correspondence, legal documents, pamphlets, publicity materials, and newspaper clippings; the bulk of the collection is from 1955.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1955-1962

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

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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  • Subject: Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources X
  • Names: Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 X
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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Atomic bomb -- Testing -- History -- Sources 1
Civil defense -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Sources 1
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Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Finch, Henry Le Roy 2
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 2
Roodenko, Igal 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
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Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Civil Defense Protest Committee (New York, N.Y.) 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Everyman (Ship) 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Haworth, Neil D. 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Herrick, Scott 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
Keyes, Gene 1
Lazar, Edward 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
Malina, Judith, 1926- 1
McReynolds, David 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
New England Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 1
Olmstead, Frank 1
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 1
Omaha Action (Project) 1
Peck, James 1
Pell, Orlie, 1900- 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Polaris Action 1
Provisional Defense Committee (New York, N.Y.) 1
Québec-Washington-Guantánamo Walk for Peace 1
Ransom, Frances Rose 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Reynolds, Earle L. 1
Richards, Edward C. M., 1886-1974 1
Salstrom, F. Paul 1
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 1
Schaum, Winifred W. 1
Schwartz, Wendy 1
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 1
Swann, Marjorie 1
Swann, Robert S. 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
War Resisters League 1
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 1
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