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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

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

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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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 4
Lyttle, Bradford 3
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 3
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
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Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
DiGia, Ralph 2
Golden Rule (Ketch) 2
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 2
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 2
Omaha Action (Project) 2
Québec-Washington-Guantánamo Walk for Peace 2
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
War Resisters League 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
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cook, Cara 1
Corfman, Rex M. 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Enzer, Erica 1
Everyman (Ship) 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Frankel, Morton 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Gloor, Michele 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Gregonis, Peter 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
Jamison, Jeannette 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
Keyes, Gene 1
Klein, Yvonne 1
Lazar, Edward 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Lens, Sidney 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
Malz, Gertrude 1
McReynolds, David 1
Miller, Lawrence McK. 1
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 1
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 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
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 1
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Pickus, Robert 1
Polaris (Missile) 1
Polaris Action 1
Raitt, Walton A. 1
Ransom, Frances Rose 1
Rapoport, Anatol, 1911-2007 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Reynolds, Earle L. 1
Richards, Edward C. M., 1886-1974 1
Roodenko, Igal 1
Roszak, Theodore, 1933-2011 1
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 1
Salstrom, F. Paul 1
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