Nonviolence -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-A.J. Muste Memorial Institute
Scope and Contents A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection include minutes, correspondence (1966-1971), memoranda, financial records, subject files (organizations), research files (topics), project files, newsletters, press releases, statements of Quaker yearly meetings in various cities, clippings, photographs and sound recordings. The files were first processed in 1974, and then again in 1980. In 2004, archival intern, Joe Clark, sorted the papers into the present order,...
Abstract The Brandywine Peace Community was founded in April, 1972 by Delaware County (Pennsylvana.) and Chester County (Pennsylvania) citizens who advocated nonviolent direct action. The group was especially active against nuclear weapons manufactured by the General Electric Company, and later Lockheed Martin Marietta.. The Brandywine Peace Community was headquartered in Media, Pennsylvania. until 1983, then moved to Swarthmore, Pennsylvania.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee for Non-Violent Integration
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...
Abstract Danilo Dolci was born in Sesana on June 28,1924. He was a devout Catholic, and decided that instead of launching a professional career, he would work for a time with a priest, who had opened an orphanage for 3000 abandoned children after World War II. At age 28 Dolci moved to Sicily, working to overcome the poverty and violence. One technique he used was the "strike in reverse," which initiated unauthorized public works projects for the poor. Dolci became known throughout the world as the...
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Gregg, Richard
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-League for Non-Violent Civil Disobedience...
Abstract Robert E. Levering is a pacifist and Quaker. He has been the co-author of Fortune magazine's annual list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," and a speaker on workplace trends and management strategies aimed at improving workplace productivity. Levering is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Martin Luther King Jr. School of Social Change.
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 - ...