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Illinois Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Committee for a Nuclear Overkill Moratorium Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-146
Abstract Founded in Chicago in 1976, NOMOR's aim was "to call for a moratorium on the production of nuclear weapons as a unilateral American initiative...for a first step toward stopping and reversing arms race." The founders and activists of NOMOR engaged in media campaigns, sponsored conferences, workshops, and benefits, and was involved with the "Symphony for Survival." News from NOMOR was published between 1978 and 1986. In spite of regional support, especially from the...
Dates: 1976-1986

Freeze Campaigns (State and Local) Collected Records

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Freeze Campaigns-state and local

These are collected records of state and local nuclear freeze campaigns. Freeze was a grassroots movements which called for a bilateral freeze on the nuclear weapons buildup by the United States and the Soviet Union in the 1980s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1980-1989

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Antinuclear movement -- Illinois -- Chicago Region -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Arms control -- Citizen participation -- History -- Sources 1
Arms race -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1