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Peace movements

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Peace Action Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-151
Abstract The Peace Action collection is a continuation of the SANE and SANE Education Fund (DG 58) collection, which also resides at the SCPC (the papers of the Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign are at the University of Missouri at St. Louis). It documents the merger of SANE and the NWFC, as well as the goals and work of the merged organization, through meeting minutes, correspondence, program files, press clippings and other publicity, statements and communications with Congress and other leaders, as...
Dates: 1986-

Peace Pledge Union Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Peace Pledge Union
Abstract This collection includes minutes of meetings, reports, group letters, newsletters, news releases, publication lists, pamphlets, leaflets and flyers.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1934-

Promoting Enduring Peace Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-141
Overview Promoting Enduring Peace was founded in 1952, with headquarters in Woodmont, Connecticut. Principles of the organization included: peace with freedom and justice for all, support for the United Nations, and belief in religion as the fundamental force for righteousness. Today PEP's mission is to conduct peace education promoting the advent of a harmonious planetary commonwealth through the convergence of the worldwide movements for disarmament, social justice, and environmental stewardship as...
Dates: 1949-

United Nations Association of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-United Nations Association...
Overview The UNA of Great Britain and Northern Ireland was formed in 1945 out of the League of Nations Union, to "help bring about a just, ordered and lasting peace, and better conditions of life for all mankind." It works to ensure that the United Nations is effective, efficient, and creative in all the areas on which it focuses its attention.
Dates: 1945-

War Resisters' International Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-039
Overview The War Resisters' International was founded at Bilthoven, Netherlands, in 1921 by representative pacifists from that country, Germany, Austria and Great Britain. The War Resisters' International was never more than a coordinating body in its relationship to affiliated groups.
Dates: 1923-1976

Cora Weiss Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-222
Overview Cora Weiss is a peace and social justice leader and activist. She is a supporter of the United Nations, an early member of Women Strike for Peace, a leader in the anti-Vietnam war movement in the United States. In the 1970s Weiss was the director of the Riverside Church (New York, NY) Disarmament Program. Weiss was also active with SANE, SANE/Freeze, Peace Action, and The Hague Appeal for Peace. Weiss became president of the International Peace Bureau in 2000. She has always been active in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-

World Fellowship Center Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-World Fellowship Center
Dates: 1924-; Majority of material found within 1939-1989

World Peace Council Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Finland-World Peace Council
Abstract The World Peace Council is an international organization, representing over 100 countries, currently with headquarters in Greece. The organization was founded in 1948 and Frederic Joliot-Curie was its first president. It is described as an "anti-imperialist, democratic, independent and non-aligned international movement of mass action. It is an integral part of the world peace movement and acts in cooperation with other international and national movements" on its web site (2011).
Dates: 1949-1996