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Delaware County Campaign for Peace in the Middle East Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Delaware County Campaign for Peace-Middle East

Abstract

Includes: correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, flyers, and newspaper clippings.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1990-1992

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Delaware County Campaign for Peace in the Middle East; based in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania; formed around August 1990 to respond to the buildup to the Persian Gulf War, also known as Operation Desert Storm (August 2, 1990-February 28, 1991); upon cessation of military operations, the Campaign re-formed to address issues concerning Israel and Palestine and the environment; principals included Myron Arnowitt, Robin Lasersohn, Terry Rumsey and Bob Smith; the Campaign was endorsed by the Brandywine Peace Community, Delaware County Jobs With Peace, 20/20 Vision, Delaware County Pledge of Resistance, Delaware County Sane/Freeze, Lansdowne Friends Meeting, Media Friends Meeting, Sisters of St. Francis, Providence Friends Meeting, Chester Quarterly Friends Meeting, Veterans for Peace, and the Swarthmore-Delco branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom; the Campaign formulated responses to war, and promoted peace walks and vigils, discussions, and protest actions.

Extent

0.08 Linear Feet (1 linear inch)

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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