Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 144 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract In 1986 six hundred people marched across the United States to demonstrate their opposition to the world-wide nuclear arms race. The march took nine months from California to Washington, D.C. The marchers wrote: "we will create a non-violent focus for positive change; the imperative being that nuclear weapons are politically, socially, economically and morally unjustifiable, and that, in any number, they are unacceptable." The GPM was also a traveling intentional and communal society.
Dates: 1986 - Date; Majority of material found within 1986
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Harper, Robin
Overview Robin Harper is active in the peace movement. During the 1950s and 1960s he protested nuclear weapons and missile defense systems. The papers in this collection reflect that involvement.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1957-1967
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 This sentence was revoked in November 1983 in favor of a six month prison term, which Hasbrouck served at the federal prison camp in Lewisburg,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1965-1987
Overview On December 4, 1915, Henry Ford and over one hundred delegates and reporters left Hoboken, New Jersey, aboard the steamship Oscar II bound for Norway, and an itinerary of peace meetings in nonbelligerant Europe. The purpose of the Henry Ford Peace Expedition was the establishment of a conference of neutral nations which would seek to implement peace proposals through continuous mediation. Although Ford left the expedition at Christiana (Oslo) for health reasons, the delegation visited European...
Abstract C. Douglas Hostetter (1944 - ), has been an peace activist since the 1960s. He was a conscientious objector during the Vietnam war and performed alternative service for the Mennonite Central Committee in rural Vietnam.Following his work in Vietnam Hostetter worked for the United Methodist Church at the United Nations on international affairs. From the mid 1980s through the end of the decade Hostetter served as the executive secretary of the American Friends Service Committee in their New...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1959-
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Indochina Peace Campaign
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-International Association of the Friends of Peace
Abstract Items held: letter dated April 25, 1913, and the Platform of the International Association.
Abstract Homer A. Jack (1916-1993) was a Unitarian Universalist clergyman and denominational official who sought to apply religious values to national and international affairs. Jack was executive secretary of the Chicago Council Against Racial and Religious Discrimination (1943-1948), executive director of SANE (1960-1964), and secretary general of the World Conference on Religion and Peace (1970-1983). He had been minister of churches in Lawrence, Kansas (1942-1943), Evanston, Illinois (1948-1959),...
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Jeffries, Andrea
Abstract Collection includes handwritten letters from Charles (Charlie) Muse and John J. Phillips to Andrea Black (Jeffries), and letters between Muse and Phillips. Muse and Phillips were draft resisters, who were accused of burning Selective Service records during the Vietnam War era.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1963, 1971-1973