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Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Bigelow Papers

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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

Phoenix Defense Fund Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-072
Overview The Phoenix Defense Fund was established through the efforts of Norman Cousins and other supporters of Barbara and Earle Reynolds. The Reynolds sailed the yacht Phoenix into a nuclear test site, Eniwetok Proving Grounds, as a protest against nuclear war. They were arrested, tried, and acquitted (1958-1960). The organization was also known as Reynolds Defense Fund.
Dates: 1957-1961; Majority of material found within 1958-1959

SANE, Inc. Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-058
Abstract Materials from national offices in New York, N.Y., and Washington, D.C., including minutes (1957-1987), correspondence (1957-1987), memoranda, reports, statements, literature, releases, newspaper advertisements, financial records, membership lists, clippings, photos, slides, motion pictures, and sound recordings; material on coalitions in which SANE was involved including Coalition for a New Foreign and Military Policy and National Campaign to Stop the MX (1981-1984) and Arms Control Computer...
Dates: 1957-1987

Lawrence Scott Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-090
Overview Lawrence Scott was a construction engineer, Baptist clergyman, and Quaker activist. He worked as an activist against the testing of nuclear weapons and biological weapons research. He was the supervisor for the Friends Mississippi Project, project director of the Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick in Maryland, executive secretary of the Peace Action Center and a founder of A Quaker Action Group.
Dates: 1955-1965