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A Quaker Action Group Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Abstract A Quaker Action Group, founded in Philadelphia during the summer of 1966 to “apply nonviolent direct action as a witness against the war in Vietnam,” was an informally organized group which sponsored numerous projects of national and international scope. Cooperating with such existing organizations as the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) in confronting “immoral military and political policies” of the government, A Quaker Action...

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...

Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-135
Overview The Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice was initated in 1974 to "call for disarmament, a simultaneous shift of economic priorities away from militarism and toward meeting domestic and global human needs, and removal of the causes of war." When the Walk ended on October 18, 1976 at the Pentagon in Washington D.C., walkers had covered 8,000 miles through 34 states.

Erica Enzer Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Enzer, Erica
Overview Erica Enzer (1925-1998), was born in Czechoslovakia. She was a peace activist, mathematics teacher, and chemist. Enzer was active with the Committee for Nonviolent Action beginning the late 1950s. She worked on various other issues until her death in the 1990s.

Edward Hasbrouck Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Hasbrouck, Edward
Overview Edward Hasbrouck was born in 1960 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 1980, when registration for the draft was reinstituted, he refused to register. Hasbrouck worked with the National Resistance Committee and affiliated local organizations. In June 1983, he was put on probation because of his draft refusal and sentenced to 1,000 hours of community service. This sentence was revoked in November 1983 in favor of a six month prison term, which Hasbrouck served at the federal prison camp in Lewisburg,...

Homer A. Jack Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-063
Abstract The collection includes correspondence (1930-1988); speeches and writings; diaries and notes on travel, and material relating to Homer Jack's work with organizations in the areas of disarmament, race relations, and interreligious efforts to achieve peace. Also included are peace and political campaign buttons, photographs, and audiovisual material. Correspondents include Norman Cousins, Erich Fromm, Dana McLean Greeley, Donald Harrington, John Haynes Holmes, George M. Houser, Philip Noel-Baker,...

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.

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 - ...

David McReynolds Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-134
Abstract David McReynolds has been an activist with the War Resisters League, the Socialist Party USA and the Democratic Socialists of America. He was an editor of Liberation magazine in the 1950s and a leader of the WRL from the 1950s until his retirement in 1999. McReynolds ran for Congress twice and for President of the U.S. twice, including a run in 2000. McReynolds has attempted to integrate anti-war and pacifist philosophy with Socialist economics. David McReynolds is openly gay and written about...

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...

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