Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 144 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Lutheran Peace Fellowship began its institutional life as three separate Lutheran peace groups in the late 1930s and early 1940. In 1974, John Backe, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in New York City, became coordinator of the Lutheran Peace Fellowship, bringing it out of a relatively dormant period. Throughout the 1980s and into the 1990s, the Lutheran Peace Fellowship published newsletters, enabled discussions, and organized meetings around the themes of the spirituality of non-violence, the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1934-1991
Overview Bradford Lyttle is a long time leading peace activist involved in the promotion of nonviolence for social change and the elimination of war and nuclear weapons. Lyttle was the organizer of the San Francisco to Moscow walk in the 1960-1961, to highlight the message of disarmament and nonviolent resistance and bringing together U.S. and Soviet citizens together during the height of the Cold War. He went on to organize and participate in other marches and protests, including the Quebec - ...
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-MacDougall, John
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Malleck, Dale
Abstract Includes printed materials, some correspondence and pamphlets, mainly information about Malleck and the Great Peace March for Global Nuclear Disarmament (1985); includes poetry and other writings about peace by Malleck. Collection includes photos and t-shirts from various marches.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1985-1994
Abstract The Massachusetts Peace Society was first formed in 1815, and a new organization reformed in 1911. The records of both groups have been combined here to form one archival collection. The Massachusetts Peace Society (MPS)was the second [third?] such society to form in America on December 28, 1815, organized primarily by Noah Worcester (1758-1837), a Unitarian minister. By 1819 the MPS had over 850 members, with branches established throughout the state and beyond. The MPS merged,...
Dates: 1816-1917; Majority of material found within 1911-1917
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-May 2nd Movement
Abstract David McReynolds (1929-2018), was an activist with the War Resisters League, the Socialist Party USA and the Democratic Socialists of America. He was an editor of Liberation magazine in the 1950s and a leader of the WRL from the 1950s until his retirement in 1999. McReynolds ran for Congress twice and for President of the U.S. twice, including a run in 2000. McReynolds has attempted to integrate anti-war and pacifist philosophy with Socialist economics. David McReynolds was openly gay and had...
Dates: 1943 - Date
Overview Edwin D. Mead (1849-1937), and Lucia Ames Mead (1856-1936), were both leading pacifists, writers, and social reformers of the U.S. and international peace movement. Edwin Mead directed the work of the World Peace Foundation and participated in many international peace congresses. He was an American delegate to the International Peace Bureau. Mead helped found the School Peace League and was a prominent member of the American Peace League. Lucia Ames Mead was a leading member of many feminist...
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Metz, Holly
Abstract Military Families Speak Out was formed by two families in November of 2002. It is made up of persons opposed to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who have loved ones currently in the military, or who had served in the military since the fall of 2002. Membership in 2014 included nearly 4,000 military families from the United States and abroad.
Dates: Majority of material found within 2005-2013