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Keyes, Gene

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Committee for Nonviolent Action Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-017
Overview CNVA was one of the first American peace groups to focus on nonviolentdirect action including civil disobedience. Its purpose of organizing imaginative and dramatic protest demonstrations on both land and sea attracted radical pacifists and called the attention of the American public to the atrocities of nuclear warfare. CNVA's first protest action was a vigil held outside the atomic weapons test grounds in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 1957. In the second half of its existence CNVA efforts began to...

Gene Keyes Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Keyes, Gene
Abstract Collection consists of printed materials, including information about Keyes' draft resistance during the Vietnam War, antiwar and anti-nuclear activities.