Skip to main content

Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice

 Organization

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Bye Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-024
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.

Dates: 1966-[on-going]

Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-135
Overview

The Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice was initated in 1974 to "call for disarmament, a simultaneous shift of economic priorities away from militarism and toward meeting domestic and global human needs, and removal of the causes of war." When the Walk ended on October 18, 1976 at the Pentagon in Washington D.C., walkers had covered 8,000 miles through 34 states.

Dates: 1975-1978

Continental Walk slideshow, circa 1976

 File
Identifier: DG040_WRL_ContWalk_SlideShow0080
Scope and Contents

Slideshow depicting the Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice. Images include walkers along roads, at protest events, and resting on grass and in tents.

Dates: circa 1976

WRL Miscellaneous Slides, circa 1977

 File
Scope and Contents

Collection of slides from the War Resisters League Records that have been grouped together in a binder under the heading, "WRL Misc." Many of the slides are reproductions of published material and cover aspects of nuclear energy and weapons development. Any handwritten notes from the slide have been transcribed in the description. Each slide was digitized and described by Swarthmore undergraduate Tiffany Wong-Jones in July 2023.

Dates: circa 1977

Additional filters:

Type
Archival Record 2
Collection 2
 
Subject
Antinuclear movement 1
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 1
Disarmament 1
Disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Disinvestment -- South Africa 1