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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.

Horace Champney Papers

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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.

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...

Goodwill Ambassadors: Hiroshima-Nagasaki World Peace Study Mission, 1963-1965, Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Good-Will Ambassadors-Hiroshima-Nagasaki World Peace Study Mission

Hiroshima Peace Pilgrimage Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Hiroshima Peace Pilgrimage

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...

Phoenix Defense Fund Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-072
Overview The Phoenix Defense Fund was established through the efforts of Norman Cousins and other supporters of Barbara and Earle Reynolds. The Reynolds sailed the yacht Phoenix into a nuclear test site, Eniwetok Proving Grounds, as a protest against nuclear war. They were arrested, tried, and acquitted (1958-1960). The organization was also known as Reynolds Defense Fund.

Barbara Reynolds Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Reynolds, Barbara

Lynne Shivers Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-263
Overview Enid Lynne Shivers was a peace activist and prominent member of Movement for a New Society, for which she organized and wrote informational materials. This collection of her personal materials is primarily composed of journals dating from the 1960s until 2014 and materials from time she spent doing peace work in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 3
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 2
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Atomic bomb -- Testing -- History -- Sources 2
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Antinuclear movement 1
Antinuclear movement -- Nevada -- 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 victims -- Japan 1
Atomic bomb victims -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi 1
Atomic bomb victims -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi -- History -- Sources 1
Atomic bomb victims -- Japan -- Nagasaki-shi 1
Civil disobedience 1
Civil disobedience -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights demonstrations 1
Civil rights demonstrations -- Alabama -- History -- Sources 1
Direct action -- History -- Sources 1
Eniwetok Proving Grounds (Marshall Islands) 1
Eniwetok Proving Grounds (Marshall Islands) -- History -- Sources 1
Government, Resistance to 1
Government, Resistance to -- History -- Sources 1
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 1
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Personal narratives -- Sources 1
Nagasaki-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 1
Nuclear disarmament 1
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear weapons -- Testing 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Proving grounds, American -- Marshall Islands -- History -- Sources 1
Psychologists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker women -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Ohio -- Yellow Springs -- History -- Sources 1
Trials 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
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