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A Quaker Action Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Scope and Contents A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection include minutes, correspondence (1966-1971), memoranda, financial records, subject files (organizations), research files (topics), project files, newsletters, press releases, statements of Quaker yearly meetings in various cities, clippings, photographs and sound recordings. The files were first processed in 1974, and then again in 1980. In 2004, archival intern, Joe Clark, sorted the papers into the present order,...
Dates: 1965-1973

Horace Champney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-166
Abstract Horace Champney was a pacifist active in various causes from the late 1940s through the 1980s. He was a founder of The Peacemakers Movement in the 1950s and interested in civil rights, war tax refusal, and other social justice causes. Champney was a member A Quaker Action Group and a crew member of the ship the Phoenix, which sailed to North Vietnam with medical supplies, during the Vietnam war.
Dates: 1958-1990; Majority of material found within 1958-1979

Ross Flanagan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-064
Overview Ross Flanagan (1934- ), is Quaker pacifist and activist, has been involved in many Quaker-sponsored projects, peace, and civil rights activities. In the 1950s he served on the staff of the American Friends Service Committee. He was an early protestor against the Vietnam war and worked with A Quaker Action Group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the 1970s Flanagan was involved in neighborhood revitalization projects in West Philadelphia.
Dates: 1962-1993; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Robert Levering Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-080
Abstract Robert E. Levering is a pacifist and Quaker. He has been the co-author of Fortune magazine's annual list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," and a speaker on workplace trends and management strategies aimed at improving workplace productivity. Levering is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Martin Luther King Jr. School of Social Change.
Dates: 1967-1972

Lee Stern Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-170
Overview Lee Stern (1915-1992), was a Quaker pacifist, conscientious objector to war, involved in peace groups and organizations, and a teacher of nonviolence.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1936-1992

George Willoughby and Lillian Willoughby Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-236
Overview George Willoughby (December 9, 1914 - January 5, 2010) and Lillian Willoughby (c. 1916 - January 15, 2009) were Quaker activists who took part in nonviolent protests against war, conducted nonviolence trainings in India and other countries, and advocated for preservation of land in New Jersey and elsewhere.
Dates: 1931-2010

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Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 4
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Direct action -- History -- Sources 2
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Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 2
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Crime prevention -- Citizen participation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- United States 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Poor People's Campaign 1
Prisoners' writings, American 1
Psychologists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Canada -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Ohio -- Yellow Springs -- History -- Sources 1
Race relations -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 1
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 4
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 3
Lyttle, Bradford 3
Reynolds, Earle L. 3
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Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 3
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 3
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 2
Canadian Friends Service Committee 2
Champney, Horace 2
Lakey, George 2
Levering, Robert, 1944- 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Phoenix (Yacht) 2
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 2
Shivers, Lynne 2
Zietlow, Carl P. 2
Ahimsa Farm 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
Anh, Le Thi 1
Ashley, Bruce 1
Axford, Roger W. 1
Beheiren 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Champney, Beulah 1
Champney, Ken 1
Children's Creative Response to Conflict Program 1
Citizens Local Alliance for a Safer Philadelphia 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Desai, Narayan 1
Dolci, Danilo 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Friends Committee for Reconciliation and Church Reconstruction 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Coordinating Committee on Peace (U.S.) 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Huffman, Herbert 1
Interfaith Peacemakers Association 1
Kalish, Donald 1
Lee, Kenneth, 1944- 1
Legg, Samuel 1
Levering, Susan Dworkin 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
Massar, Ivan 1
McReynolds, David 1
Meacham, Stewart 1
Meyer, Christopher 1
Mimms, William R. 1
Moody, Roger 1
Morrison, Norman R., 1933-1965 1
Movement for a New Society 1
Neely, Frances E. 1
Nelson, Beryl Herbert 1
New Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam 1
Newlands, David L., 1938- 1
Noell, Chuck 1
Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Parkman, Patricia 1
Peace Brigades International 1
Peace and Social Action Program 1
Peace in Vietnam Committee of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Peacemaker Movement 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
People's Coalition for Peace and Justice 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Rocket, Writer 1
Safer Neighborhoods are Possible (Organization) 1
Smiley, Glenn E. 1
Squire, DeCourcy 1
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 1
Swann, Marjorie 1
United States. War Relocation Authority 1
Vietnam Moratorium Committee (U.S.) 1
Walker, Charles C. 1
Warren, Emlyn 1
Wegener, Ellie 1
White, Simeon 1
Willoughby, Lillian, 1915-2009 1
Wise, Christine 1
Wood, J. Duncan (John Duncan) 1
Young, Ronald J., 1942- 1
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