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Archives & Manuscripts

Government, Resistance to -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Bigelow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-076
Abstract Albert S. Bigelow (1906-1993) was an artist, architect, former Navy commander, and Quaker. He served as captain of Golden Rule, a thirty foot ketch which he and colleagues attempted to sail into the Eniwetok Proving Grounds, the U.S. nuclear test site in the Marshall Islands of the Pacific in February 1958. The action was sponsored by the Committee for Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons.
Dates: 1956-1961

Brandywine Peace Community Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-158
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.
Dates: 1976-

Flower City Conspiracy Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Flower City Conspiracy
Abstract Collection comprised primarily of the edited trial transcript.
Dates: 1970

Alice Herz and Helga Herz Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Herz, Alice and Helga Herz
Abstract Papers of a German mother and daughter who emigrated to the United States and were peace activists in the Detroit area; mother was the first American to immolate herself in protest of the Vietnam War.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1941-2002

Norman R. Morrison Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Morrison, Norman R.

National Emergency Civil Liberties Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-National Emergency Civil Liberties Committee
Dates: 1958-; Majority of material found within 1958-1970

Philadelphia Youth Council to Oppose Conscription Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Philadelphia Youth Council to Oppose Conscription

Resist Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Resist

Charles C. Walker Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Walker, Charles C.
Abstract Collection consists of biographical material about Charles Walker, correspondence (1975) "from somewhere in India" newsletters, pamphlets, and reports.
Dates: 1957-1983