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1967 Committee to End the Draft on or before June 30, 1967 Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Nineteen Sixty Seven Committee to End the Draft

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...

Bent Andresen Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Andreson, Bent
Abstract Bent Andresen was born January 14, 1908 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Andresen attended Columbia University where he joined the Student League for Industrial Democracy and the Socialist Party. He registered as a conscientious objector during WWII, and was sent to a Civilian Public Service in 1944. Andresen participated in a "guinea pig project" in which he and several other COs lived in a refrigerated room for three months to test the impact of a high-protein diet on cold-weather conditions. After...

Charles Bloomstein Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Bloomstein, Charles
Abstract Charles Bloomstein (1913 - 2002) was involved in a number of organizations that promoted civil rights, as well as peace. He was a conscientious objector during World War II, and served in Civilian Public Service (CPS) for three years.

More material about or by Bloomstein can be found in the New York Public Library's archival collection on CARE.

Break with Conscription Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Break with Conscription Committee

Campaign to Stop Government Spying Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Campaign to Stop Government Spying

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 Non-violent Revolution Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee for Non-Violent Revolution

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...

Courage to Resist Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Courage to Resist
Abstract Printouts of emails from Courage to Resist to group lists.

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New England Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
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1967 Committee to End the Draft on or before June 30, 1967 1
Ahimsa Farm 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
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Annual Training Institute in Non-Violence, Grindstone Island (Portland, Ontario, Canada) 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Ashley, Bruce 1
Axford, Roger W. 1
Balkan Peace Team 1
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Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
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Boston-Pentagon Peace Walk (1967) 1
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Break with Conscription Committee 1
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Children's Creative Response to Conflict Program 1
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Cohen-Joppa, Felice, 1959- 1
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Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Emerson, Gloria 1
End the Draft Committee 1
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Everyman (Ship) 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Forest, Jim (James H.) 1
Friends Coordinating Committee on Peace (U.S.) 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 1
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Harney, James 1
Harper, Robin M., 1928- 1
Harrington, Michael, 1928-1989 1
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Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Hunt, Gaillard T., 1939- 1
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Identity House (New York, N.Y.) 1
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Kalish, Donald 1
Kehler, Randy 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
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Lazar, Edward 1
Lee, Kenneth, 1944- 1
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