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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

Ross Flanagan Papers

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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

Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.

Dates: 1943-

Robert Levering Papers

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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

Mississippi Project Financial Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-826
Overview In response to the 1964 bombing of 44 black churches in Mississippi, Philadelphia and New York Yearly Meetings coordinated a joint effort to rebuild the destroyed churches and to attempt to foster racial reconciliation in the area. The project sent Lawrence and Viola Scott to Jackson, Mississippi as Quaker representatives. By 1966, the group had rebuilt 33 of the 44 churches, and built a community center in rural Canton, Mississippi. This collection is primarily composed of financial records,...
Dates: 1949-1967

Peace Action Center Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-093
Overview The Peace Action Center began in 1961 as a continuation of the vigil at Fort Detrick, Md. Peace activists had sponsored a continuous vigil as early as 1959 seeking the abandonment of biological weapons and appealed for the conversion of the fort into a world health center. The Peace Action Center included cooperative living quarters for the staff of religious pacifists, mostly Quakers. PAC staff including Lawrence Scott, director, and Jack L. Bagley, Sarah Bishop, Florence Y. Carpenter, Bertha...
Dates: 1959-1965

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

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 6
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Subject
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 3
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 2
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 2
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 2
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Direct action -- History -- Sources 2
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States 2
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Race relations -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 2
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History 1
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Biological warfare -- History -- Sources 1
California -- Politics and government 1
Chemical warfare -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- Mississippi -- History 1
Civil rights -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Civil rights -- United States 1
Conscientious objection -- United States 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States 1
Crime prevention -- Citizen participation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Disarmament 1
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft -- United States 1
Eniwetok Proving Grounds (Marshall Islands) -- History -- Sources 1
Food supply 1
Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) -- History -- Sources 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Illinois -- Politics and government 1
Indians of North America -- Civil rights 1
Lobbying -- California 1
Lobbying -- Illinois 1
Lobbying -- United States 1
Lobbying -- Wisconsin 1
National service -- United States 1
Nonviolence -- United States 1
Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- United States 1
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
Poor People's Campaign 1
Quakers -- Canada -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Mississippi 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Political activity 1
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Society of Friends -- Delaware 1
Society of Friends -- Maryland 1
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 1
Society of Friends -- Political activity 1
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 1
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Religious aspects 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
War -- Religious aspects 1
Wisconsin -- Politics and government 1
Women -- Societies and clubs 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 1
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Names
Willoughby, George, pacifist 5
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 4
Lyttle, Bradford 4
A Quaker Action Group 3
American Friends Service Committee 3
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Walker, Charles C. 3
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 2
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 2
Corson, Helen H. 2
Friends Committee for Reconciliation and Church Reconstruction 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Friends Mississippi Project 2
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 2
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 2
Levering, Robert, 1944- 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
Neely, Frances E. 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Parkman, Patricia 2
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 2
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 2
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
Young, Wilmer J. 2
Anderson, Ross W. 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Bagley, Jack L. 1
Beheiren 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Bishop, Sarah 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Carpenter, Florence Y. 1
Champney, Horace 1
Citizens Local Alliance for a Safer Philadelphia 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Davidov, Marv 1
DeVault, Don 1
Desai, Narayan 1
Dolci, Danilo 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Faust, Bertha, 1909- 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Foulke, Thomas Albert, 1893-1962 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee on Legislation of Northern California 1
Friends Committee on Legislation. Southern California Section 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Gottwald, Norman K. (Norman Karol), 1926- 1
Hadley, Jeanette 1
Harker, Charles H. 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Huffman, Herbert 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Illinois-Wisconsin Friends Committee on Legislation 1
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 1
Interfaith Peacemakers Association 1
Jamison, Jeannette 1
Kalish, Donald 1
Lakey, George 1
Lee, Kenneth, 1944- 1
Legg, Samuel 1
Levering, Samuel R. 1
Levering, Susan Dworkin 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
Malz, Gertrude 1
Martin, William R., 1938- 1
Massar, Ivan 1
McNeil, Gelston 1
Meacham, Stewart 1
Meyer, Christopher 1
Miller, Lawrence McK. 1
Mimms, William R. 1
Moody, Roger 1
Nash, Vernon 1
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