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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...

Alliance for Conscientious Objectors Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-088
Abstract The Alliance for Conscientious Objectors (AFCO), based in Seattle (Washington), was founded in 1970 by John Long and Paul Anderson, who served as its national coordinator. It changed its name in 1972 to represent a wider scope of purpose. During this time, conscientious objectors who performed two years of alternate service, the same period as those drafted into the military served, were not entitled to Veterans Administration benefits under the GI Bill of Rights. By 1974 AFCO had reached a...

American Servicemen's Union Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Servicemen's Union

Another Mother for Peace Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-102
Abstract Another Mother for Peace was a women's peace group born from the antipathy to the war in Vietnam, based in Los Angeles, California. The stated purpose of this non-partison, non-profit organization was "to educate women to take an active role in eliminating war as a means of solving disputes between nations, people and ideologies." AMP closed its offices in January 1986.

John Beer Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Beer, John
Abstract John Beer is a professor of the history of science and chemistry, as well as a Quaker peace and antinuclear activist.

Business Executives Move for New National Priorities Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-116
Abstract Founded in 1967 as Business Executives Move for Vietnam Peace; objectives were to press for practical steps toward ending American participation in the Vietnamese Conflict, to use the business community's influence in expanding public support for disengagement, and to emphasize the war's adverse effect on the economy; name of the organization was changed in 1970 to Business Executives Move for Vietnam Peace and New National Priorities, later (1973) shortened to Business Executives Move for New...

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.

Citizen Soldier Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Citizen Soldier

Sheldon D. Clark Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Clark, Sheldon D.

Clergy and Laity Concerned Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-120
Abstract The collection includes minutes (1966-1973), correspondence (1965-1978), material on CALC's programs and projects, CALC publications and posters, press releases, clippings, photographs, and files on local CALC groups, particularly the Metropolitan Chicago Chapter (1969-1981). Also included are files of the newspaper American Report (1970-1974) and material relating to Help Unsell the War, a mass media campaign in 1971-1972. Correspondents include Barbara Armentrout, John C. Bennett, Richard M....

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American Friends Service Committee 6
A Quaker Action Group 4
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 4
Committee for Nonviolent Action 3
Lyttle, Bradford 3
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Spock, Benjamin, 1903-1998 3
Vietnam Summer (Organization) 3
War Resisters League 3
Women Strike for Peace 3
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 2
Champney, Horace 2
Civilian Public Service 2
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 2
Defense Committee (New York, N.Y.) 2
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
Ferber, Michael 2
Fernandez, Richard R. (Richard Ritter) 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 2
Hostetter, C. Douglas, 1944- 2
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 2
Lakey, George 2
Lens, Sidney 2
Levering, Robert, 1944- 2
Luce, Don 2
McReynolds, David 2
Morrison, Norman R., 1933-1965 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Negotiation Now! (Organization) 2
New Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam 2
Peacemaker Movement 2
Peck, Sidney M. (Sidney Morris), 1926- 2
Pickus, Robert 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Smiley, Glenn E. 2
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 2
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 2
Turn Toward Peace (Organization) 2
Vietnam Moratorium Committee (U.S.) 2
Walker, Charles C. 2
Will, Herman, 1915- 2
World Without War Council 2
Young, Ronald J., 1942- 2
Zietlow, Carl P. 2
Accra Assembly (Organization) 1
Acts for Peace (Organization) 1
Ad Hoc Coalition for a New Foreign Policy 1
Ahimsa Farm 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Alliance for Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 1
Alperovitz, Gar 1
Altbach, Philip G. 1
Alternatives to Militarism, Inc. 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
Amdur, Stephen 1
American Friends Service Committee. New England Regional Office 1
American Servicemen's Union 1
Anderson, Paul 1
Anh, Le Thi 1
Another Mother for Peace (Association) 1
April Action (Organization) 1
Armentrout, Barbara 1
Armstrong, James Sinclair 1
Arvio, Raymond Paavo 1
Ashley, Bruce 1
Avedon, Barbara 1
Axelrod, Beverly 1
Axford, Roger W. 1
Baker, Lillian 1
Bassford, Abraham 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Becker, Jo 1
Beer, John Joseph, 1927- 1
Beheiren 1
Bennett, John C. (John Coleman), 1902-1995 1
Berman, Aline 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Berrigan, Philip 1
Bevel, James L. (James Luther), 1936- 1
Blass, Dorothy 1
Boardman, Richard M. 1
Boehmer, Peter J. 1
Boss, Jay 1
Boston-Pentagon Peace Walk (1967) 1
Bourdet, Claude, 1909- 1
Brandt, Wilmer, 1920- 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Brick, Allan 1
Brickner, Balfour, 1926-2005 1
Bromley, Dorothy Dunbar, 1896-1986 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Brown, George Edward, 1920-1999 1
Brown, John Pairman 1
Brown, Robert McAfee, 1920-2001 1
Buch, Peter 1
Business Executives Move for New National Priorities (Organization) 1
Business Executives Move for Vietnam Peace (Organization) 1
Business Executives Move for Vietnam Peace and New National Priorities (Organization) 1
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