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Communal living -- United States -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Ahimsa Farm Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Ahimsa Farm

Catholic Worker Movement Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Catholic Worker Movement
Abstract Primarily printed materials; includes form letters from Dorothy Day; leaflets, serials, and pamphlets; one folder each about the Catholic Worker Movement in Des Moines, IA and Philadelphia PA.

Movement for a New Society Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-154
Overview Movement for a New Society began in 1971 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as a national network of activists committed to building a nonviolent revolution. Movement for a New Society grew to be a community, based in several areas around the United States. While Movement for a New Society was always an activist organization, it was also a co-housing and/or communal society. Movement for a New Society collectives formed in the Boston/Northeast Region, the Mid-Atlantic Region, Tucson, Seattle,...

Juanita Morrow Nelson and Wallace F. Nelson Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-262
Abstract Juanita and Wally Nelson were civil rights activists, tax resisters, simple living proponents, farmers, and writers/speakers for peace.

New Swarthmoor Community Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-028
Overview The New Swarthmoor Community was founded in 1969 and located in Clinton, New York. The New Swarthmoor Community was a communal household which worship, simplicity, strong nonviolent opposition to war, and a radical return to early Friends' (Quakers), principles and practices. Additional households were established in Philadelphia, Chicago, Baltimore, Ohio, Michigan and Sumneytown, Pennsylvania. The community was formally laid down in 1974.