Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick
Abstract Collection includes brochures and flyers, printed correspondence, and pamphlets about the Appeal and Vigil; also includes two short unpublished histories of Fort Detrick, and news clippings about Fort Detrick's conversion in 1969 from offensive biological warfare to cancer research.
Dates: 1959-1961, 1971-1973
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.