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Committee for Nonviolent Action Records

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...
Dates: 1958-1968

Bradford Lyttle Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-079
Overview Bradford Lyttle is a long time leading peace activist involved in the promotion of nonviolence for social change and the elimination of war and nuclear weapons. Lyttle was the organizer of the San Francisco to Moscow walk in the 1960-1961, to highlight the message of disarmament and nonviolent resistance and bringing together U.S. and Soviet citizens together during the height of the Cold War. He went on to organize and participate in other marches and protests, including the Quebec - ...
Dates: 1954-

A. J. Muste Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-050
Overview A.J. Muste (1885-1967), was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, but later (1917), he became a member of the Society of Friends. During World War I, Muste's refusal to abandon his pacifist position led to his forced resignation from the Central Congregational Church in Newtonville, Massachusetts. Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919 when he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became the director of the Brookwood Labor College in...
Dates: 1920-1967

WIN Magazine Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-077
Overview WIN Magazine was started in January 1966 by the New York Workshop in Nonviolence, a New York City pacifist direct action group which functioned as an affiliate of both the Committee for Nonviolent Action and the War Resisters League. In September 1966 full title of the magazine became WIN Peace and Freedom through Nonviolent Action. WIN solicited articles and poetry promoting many liberal and radical causes including disarmament, draft resistance, war tax refusal, and other pacifist concerns...
Dates: 1968-1984

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Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Cakars, Maris 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cook, Cara 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Davidon, Ann Morrissett 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Enzer, Erica 1
Everyman (Ship) 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Frankel, Morton 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Gara, Larry 1
Gloor, Michele 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Gregonis, Peter 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Herrick, Scott 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Jezer, Marty 1
Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005 1
Keyes, Gene 1
Klein, Yvonne 1
Lazar, Edward 1
Lens, Sidney 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
McReynolds, David 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 1
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 1
New England Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
New York Workshop in Nonviolence 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 1
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 1
Peck, James 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Polaris (Missile) 1
Polaris Action 1
Rapoport, Anatol, 1911-2007 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Reynolds, Earle L. 1
Roodenko, Igal 1
Roszak, Theodore, 1933-2011 1
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Salstrom, F. Paul 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Schwartz, Wendy (Editor) 1
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 1
Sobell, Morton 1
Stephens, John, pacifist 1
Sterner, Beverly 1
Swann, Marjorie 1
Swann, Robert S. 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
United States Pacifist Party 1
Van Dusen, Henry P. (Henry Pitney), 1897-1975 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
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