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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

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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Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
New England Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 2
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Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 2
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 2
Omaha Action (Project) 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Swann, Marjorie 2
Swann, Robert S. 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Annual Training Institute in Non-Violence, Grindstone Island (Portland, Ontario, Canada) 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Everyman (Ship) 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 1
Haworth, Neil D. 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Herrick, Scott 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Jamison, Jeannette 1
Keyes, Gene 1
Lazar, Edward 1
Malz, Gertrude 1
Miller, Lawrence McK. 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 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
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 1
Peacemaker Movement 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
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Reynolds, Earle L. 1
Salstrom, F. Paul 1
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 1
Simon, Emily Parker 1
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Walker, Charles C. 1
Young, Wilmer J. 1
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