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Albert Bigelow Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-076
Abstract Albert S. Bigelow (1906-1993) was an artist, architect, former Navy commander, and Quaker. He served as captain of Golden Rule, a thirty foot ketch which he and colleagues attempted to sail into the Eniwetok Proving Grounds, the U.S. nuclear test site in the Marshall Islands of the Pacific in February 1958. The action was sponsored by the Committee for Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons.
Dates: 1956-1961

Robin Harper Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Harper, Robin
Overview Robin Harper is active in the peace movement. During the 1950s and 1960s he protested nuclear weapons and missile defense systems. The papers in this collection reflect that involvement.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1957-1967

J. Stuart Innerst Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-103
Overview J. Stuart Innerst was a United Brethren in Christ missionary to China in the 1920s. Innerst and his wife Marion Reachard Innerst left China in 1927 with great concerns about the influence of western imperialism in that country. J. Stuart Innerst served as pastor of several churches and joined the Society of Friends in 1943. In addition to his pastoral work, Innerst also served as the Director of the Quaker Friends in Washington Program (1960-1961, lobbied members of Congress regarding China,...
Dates: 1920-1975

Bradford Lyttle Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-079
Overview Bradford Lyttle is a long time leading peace activist involved in the promotion of nonviolence for social change and the elimination of war and nuclear weapons. Lyttle was the organizer of the San Francisco to Moscow walk in the 1960-1961, to highlight the message of disarmament and nonviolent resistance and bringing together U.S. and Soviet citizens together during the height of the Cold War. He went on to organize and participate in other marches and protests, including the Quebec - ...
Dates: 1954-

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

New York Friends Group Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-198
Overview A funding agency for U.S. peace and antinuclear groups, organized and run by activist Doris Shamleffer.
Dates: 1958-1997

October 6 Witness Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-October 6 Witness
Abstract Includes correspondence (1983-1984), minutes of meetings, financial records, mailing lists, planning reports, publicity, press coverage, newspaper clippings, and follow-up notes. Correspondents include Bruce Birchard, Samuel D. Caldwell, and Morton Frank.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1983-1984

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

Edward F. Snyder Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-241
Overview Edward Furnas Snyder is a Quaker lobbyist for peace, civil rights, and economic justice. He joined staff of Friends Committee on National Legislation in 1955 and retired in 1990 as Executive Secretary of the FCNL Snyder argued against legislation for a U.S. military draft and excessive military spending; worked for cultural and scientific exchanges between Soviet and U.S. citizens to lessen tensions of the Cold War. Edward and Dorothy Snyder have long been tax resisters arguing that the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950-

Washington Peace Center Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-252
Overview The Washington Peace Center was formed in 1963 upon the dissolution of the Peace Action Center of Washington, D.C. The organization seeks to educate the public on peace issues through youth programs, conscientious objector/draft counseling, film screenings, speakers, workshops on peace topics, discussions, and the publication of a newsletter. Its mission statement as of 2013 includes : "The Washington Peace Center is an anti-racist, grassroots, multi-issue organization working for peace,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-2013

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Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
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African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement 1
Antinuclear movement -- Germany (West) -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Nevada -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
Atomic bomb -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
Atomic bomb -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Atomic bomb -- Testing 1
Atomic bomb -- Testing -- History -- Sources 1
Ballistic missiles -- United States 1
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Chemical warfare -- History -- Sources 1
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Civil disobedience -- History -- Sources 1
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Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Eniwetok Proving Grounds (Marshall Islands) -- History -- Sources 1
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Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) -- History -- Sources 1
German Americans -- History -- Sources 1
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Government, Resistance to -- History -- Sources 1
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Peace movements -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
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Polaris (Missile) 1
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American Friends Service Committee 5
Committee for Nonviolent Action 3
Golden Rule (Ketch) 3
Lyttle, Bradford 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
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Reynolds, Earle L. 3
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 3
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 2
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 2
Omaha Action (Project) 2
Snyder, Edward F. 2
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Bigelow, Sylvia 1
Birchard, Bruce 1
Caldwell, Samuel D. 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Clark, Joseph S. 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cook, Cara 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
Dye, Arthur M. 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Enzer, Erica 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Feminist International for Peace and Food 1
Frank, Morton 1
Frankel, Morton 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Gloor, Michele 1
Gregonis, Peter 1
Haines, Jennifer 1
Harker, Charles H. 1
Harper, Robin M., 1928- 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Herter, Christian Archibald, 1895-1966 1
Holifield, Chet, 1903-1995 1
Huntington, William R. 1
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 1
Jamison, Jeannette 1
Johnson, Clare Sturges 1
Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005 1
Klein, Yvonne 1
La Jolla Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Peace Committee 1
Lakey, George 1
Langston, Beach, -1979 1
Lens, Sidney 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
Malz, Gertrude 1
McReynolds, David 1
Miller, Lawrence McK. 1
Movement for a New Society 1
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 1
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 1
New York Friends Group 1
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 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
October 6 Witness 1
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 1
Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Friend in the Orient Committee 1
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 1
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 1
Peace Brigades International 1
Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 1
Pickus, Robert 1
Polaris (Missile) 1
Prayer and Conscience Vigil (1957) (Washington, D.C.) 1
Québec-Washington-Guantánamo Walk for Peace 1
Raitt, Walton A. 1
Rapoport, Anatol, 1911-2007 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Right Sharing of World Resources 1
Roszak, Theodore, 1933-2011 1
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 1
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