Vietnam War, 1961-1975
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Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents There are approximately 280 cartoons in this collection, dated between 1965 and 1982. The drawings are in ink, with perhaps some pencil, on cardstock, with some collage techniques used, when patterned material has been layered over the drawing. Many cartoons have been mounted onto red cardboard; in a few cases the original cardboard has been trimmed to fit into manuscript boxes. Many have dates on the reverse, but most are only month/day. Captions are constructed from printed letters that have...
Overview Zelma Corning Brandt (1891-1990) was a social crusader active throughout the twentieth century. Her chief interests included the independence and development of colonial countries, American Indian affairs, nuclear disarmament, women’s issues, and geriatric concerns. The collection consists of correspondence, travel notes, diaries and writings, and publications and reports, especially from 1960-1989. Brandt’s longevity and attention to detail provide a complete view of various world and...
Dates: 1906 - 1989
Overview Mary (Du Bois) Bye, Quaker peace and social activist and member of Doylestown Monthly Meeting of Friends in Pennsylvania, was born in 1913. This collection consists of the papers relating to Mary Bye's political activity. It includes correspondence, notes, clippings, and other files concerning peace and justice issues.
Overview This collection contains the papers of Richard Warren Thompson, a Quaker from Kansas City, MO who attended Westtown Boarding School and served with the American Friends Service Committee in Vietnam in 1972 and 1973. His papers illustrate his vibrant childhood and college years, Thompson being an outspoken advocate for peace and helping others. He was a conscientious objector and resisted the draft in Vietnam, and instead chose to live in Vietnam on his own terms, as a civilian generalist...
Overview Howard Haines Turner (1909-1996) was a Quaker economist and educator who was active in a variety of social concerns, particularly in improving the justice system. He also had a lifelong interest in cooperative communities and worked in South Vietnam under the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC).