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A Quaker Action Group Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Scope and Contents A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection include minutes, correspondence (1966-1971), memoranda, financial records, subject files (organizations), research files (topics), project files, newsletters, press releases, statements of Quaker yearly meetings in various cities, clippings, photographs and sound recordings. The files were first processed in 1974, and then again in 1980. In 2004, archival intern, Joe Clark, sorted the papers into the present...
Dates: 1965-1973

Ross Flanagan Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-064

Ross Flanagan (1934- ), is Quaker pacifist and activist, has been involved in many Quaker-sponsored projects, peace, and civil rights activities. In the 1950s he served on the staff of the American Friends Service Committee. He was an early protestor against the Vietnam war and worked with A Quaker Action Group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the 1970s Flanagan was involved in neighborhood revitalization projects in West Philadelphia.

Dates: 1962-1993; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

George Willoughby and Lillian Willoughby Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-236

George Willoughby (December 9, 1914 - January 5, 2010) and Lillian Willoughby (c. 1916 - January 15, 2009) were Quaker activists who took part in nonviolent protests against war, conducted nonviolence trainings in India and other countries, and advocated for preservation of land in New Jersey and elsewhere.

Dates: 1931-2010

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Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 2
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
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American Friends Service Committee 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Lakey, George 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
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Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Shivers, Lynne 2
Beheiren 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Champney, Horace 1
Citizens Local Alliance for a Safer Philadelphia 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Friends Committee for Reconciliation and Church Reconstruction 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Huffman, Herbert 1
Interfaith Peacemakers Association 1
Kalish, Donald 1
Lee, Kenneth, 1944- 1
Legg, Samuel 1
Levering, Robert, 1944- 1
Massar, Ivan 1
McReynolds, David 1
Meacham, Stewart 1
Mimms, William R. 1
Moody, Roger 1
Movement for a New Society 1
Neely, Frances E. 1
Nelson, Beryl Herbert 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Newlands, David L., 1938- 1
Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Parkman, Patricia 1
Peace Brigades International 1
Peace in Vietnam Committee of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Rocket, Writer 1
Safer Neighborhoods are Possible (Organization) 1
Smiley, Glenn E. 1
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 1
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 1
United States. War Relocation Authority 1
Vietnam Moratorium Committee (U.S.) 1
Walker, Charles C. 1
Warren, Emlyn 1
Wegener, Ellie 1
Willoughby, Lillian, 1915-2009 1
Wood, J. Duncan (John Duncan) 1
Zietlow, Carl P. 1
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