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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

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1936-

Movement for a New Society Records

 Collection
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,...
Dates: 1971-1988

Juanita Morrow Nelson and Wallace F. Nelson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-262
Abstract Juanita and Wally Nelson were civil rights activists, tax resisters, simple living proponents, farmers, and writers/speakers for peace.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1923-2015

New Swarthmoor Community Records

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1969-1996