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Citizens Against Nuclear War Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-245
Overview Citizens Against Nuclear War was a coalition of 61 national organizations formed in 1982 as an initiative of the National Education Association. It had the goal of educating citizens about efforts to prevent nuclear war. Organizations which belonged to CAN encouraged their individual members to become informed about issues related to nuclear war. Among the members were professional associations, religious communities, women's and minority organizations, and labor unions. Programs included...
Dates: 1982-2012

Civil Defense Protest Committee Collected Records

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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

Clergy and Laity Concerned Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-120
Overview The collection includes minutes (1966-1973), correspondence (1965-1978), material on Clergy and Laity Concerned's programs and projects, Clergy and Laity Concerned (CALC) publications and posters, press releases, clippings, photographs, and files on local CALC groups, particularly the Metropolitan Chicago Chapter (1969-1981). Also included are files of the newspaper American Report (1970-1974) and material relating to Help Unsell the War, a mass media campaign in 1971-1972. Correspondents...
Dates: 1965-1983

Coalition for Peace Action Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Coalition for Peace Action
Abstract Collection includes printouts from emails, and publicity materials.
Dates: Majority of material found within 2005-

Codepink Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Codepink
Abstract Includes letters, flyers, reports, printed emails, and materials from local branches.
Dates: Majority of material found within 2003-

Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness
Abstract Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness; organized the November 1960 Washington Pilgrimage and two-day vigil at the Pentagon; chaired by Henry J. Cadbury; also called the Quaker Peace Witness Committee; work was continued by the Friends Witness for World Order
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-1961

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

Committee for Peaceful Alternatives Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee for Peaceful Alternatives
Dates: 1950-1952

Committee of Liaison with Families of Servicemen Detained in North Vietnam Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-227
Abstract The Committee of Liaison with Families of Servicemen Detained in North Vietnam was founded in 1969. Cora Weiss was the co-chair and director of the organization from 1969-1972. The Committee organized the exchange of letters and packages between families of prisoners of war in Vietnam and the POWs. The Committee played a significant role in providing information to the U.S. public about the POW situation and in the public debates about this issue. Other supporters and activists with the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1969-1973

Common Ground Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-243
Abstract Common Ground was a community of faith founded by Quakers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1982 to break cycles of poverty, racism, and sexism through nonviolence education and action. Collaborative work with Baton Rouge Friends Meeting, local Clergy and Laity Concerned and Dignity chapters led to founding and shared workspace at Bienville House Center for Peace and Justice. Common Ground developed an educational program for abused residents and ex-residents from the city's domestic violence...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1982-2006

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Names
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 14
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 13
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 12
American Friends Service Committee 10
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 10
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Lyttle, Bradford 9
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 8
War Resisters League 8
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 8
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 7
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 7
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 6
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 6
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 6
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 6
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 6
Newton, Ray 6
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 6
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 6
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Committee for Nonviolent Action 5
McReynolds, David 5
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 5
Pickus, Robert 5
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 5
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 5
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 5
Willoughby, George, pacifist 5
American Peace Society 4
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 4
DiGia, Ralph 4
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 4
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 4
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 4
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 4
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 4
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 4
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 4
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 4
Kaufman, Abraham 4
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 4
Omaha Action (Project) 4
Turn Toward Peace (Organization) 4
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 4
American League against War and Fascism 3
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 3
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 3
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 3
Camp, Kay 3
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 3
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 3
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Forest, Jim (James H.) 3
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 3
Gara, Larry 3
Golden Rule (Ketch) 3
Gottlieb, Edward P. 3
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 3
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 3
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 3
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 3
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 3
Lens, Sidney 3
Meacham, Stewart 3
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 3
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 3
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 3
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 3
Peck, Sidney M. (Sidney Morris), 1926- 3
People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace 3
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 3
Reynolds, Earle L. 3
Roodenko, Igal 3
Spock, Benjamin, 1903-1998 3
Swann, Marjorie 3
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 3
Walker, Charles C. 3
World Without War Council 3
Altbach, Philip G. 2
American League for Peace and Democracy 2
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 2
April Action (Organization) 2
Ballantyne, Edith 2
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 2
Berg, Lloyd A. 2
Berrigan, Daniel 2
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 2
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 2
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 2
Brickner, Balfour, 1926-2005 2
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Call, Arthur Deerin, 1869-1941 2
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 2
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 2
Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness 2
Cortright, David, 1946- 2
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