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Homer A. Jack Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-063
Abstract Homer A. Jack (1916-1993) was a Unitarian Universalist clergyman and denominational official who sought to apply religious values to national and international affairs. Jack was executive secretary of the Chicago Council Against Racial and Religious Discrimination (1943-1948), executive director of SANE (1960-1964), and secretary general of the World Conference on Religion and Peace (1970-1983). He had been minister of churches in Lawrence, Kansas (1942-1943), Evanston, Illinois (1948-1959),...
Dates: 1930-1995

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

World Conference on Religion and Peace, USA Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-059
Abstract In the early 1960s religious leaders, Rabbi Maurice Eisendrath and Dana McLean Greeley (Unitarian-Universalist) independently saw the need for national confernce on religion and peace. The organized the National Inter-religious Conference on Peace held March 15-17, 1966, in Washington, D.C., which brought together clergymen and laymen from all peace oriented viewpoints to discuss the relation of religion to peace. Minister and peace activist Homer A. Jack was also involved in organizing the...
Dates: 1962-1989

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Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 3
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Cousins, Norman 2
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Agus, Jacob B. (Jacob Bernard), 1911-1986 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Baugher, Norman J., 1917-1968 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Blake, Eugene Carson, 1906-1985 1
Brickner, Balfour, 1926-2005 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Chicago Council Against Racial and Religious Discrimination 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cook, Cara 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Earle, Clifford J., 1904-1982 1
Eisendrath, Maurice Nathan, 1902-1973 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Fernandes, Angelo 1
Frankel, Morton 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Gandhi, Manilal, 1892-1956 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Gottlieb, Sanford 1
Greeley, Dana McLean, 1908- 1
Greeley, Dana McLean, 1908-1986 1
Halbert, Herschel 1
Harrington, Donald Szantho 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Hoagland, Robert S. 1
Holcombe, Arthur Norman, 1884- 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Houser, George M. 1
Hunnius, F. C. 1
Jamison, Jeannette 1
Japan/U.S. Inter-religious Consultation (3rd : 1983) (Tokyo, Japan) 1
Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005 1
Keys, Donald 1
Lally, Francis J. (Francis Joseph), 1918- 1
Lens, Sidney 1
Lloyd, William Bross, 1908- 1
Lord, John Wesley, 1903- 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
Mahadevan, T. K. 1
Malz, Gertrude 1
Meacham, Stewart 1
Miller, Lawrence McK. 1
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 1
National Inter-religious Conference on Peace (1966) (Washington, D.C.) 1
Noel-Baker, Philip, 1889-1982 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). European Project 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Pacific Project 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Washington Prayer Vigil 1
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 1
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 1
Peachey, Paul, 1918- 1
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 1
Pickus, Robert 1
Raitt, Walton A. 1
Ramachandran, G., 1904- 1
Rapoport, Anatol, 1911-2007 1
Roche, Douglas J., 1929- 1
Rogers, Miriam, of Brookline, Mass 1
Roszak, Theodore, 1933-2011 1
Rubin, Morris H. 1
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Schomer, Howard, 1915- 1
Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965 1
Shannon, Kay 1
Simon, Emily Parker 1
Sobell, Morton 1
Sterner, Beverly 1
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 1
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
U.S. Inter-religious Committee on Peace 1
Unitarian Universalist Association 1
Van Dusen, Henry P. (Henry Pitney), 1897-1975 1
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
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