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Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard)


Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Phoenix Defense Fund Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-072

The Phoenix Defense Fund was established through the efforts of Norman Cousins and other supporters of Barbara and Earle Reynolds. The Reynolds sailed the yacht Phoenix into a nuclear test site, Eniwetok Proving Grounds, as a protest against nuclear war. They were arrested, tried, and acquitted (1958-1960). The organization was also known as Reynolds Defense Fund.

Dates: 1957-1961; Majority of material found within 1958-1959

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  • Subject: Nuclear weapons -- Testing X
  • Subject: Eniwetok Proving Grounds (Marshall Islands) X
  • Subject: Eniwetok Proving Grounds (Marshall Islands) -- History -- Sources X