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Congress of Racial Equality Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Congress of Racial Equality
Overview The Congress of Racial Equality was organized circa 1942 by an interracial group of University of Chicago students and theological seminary students, together with members of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.). The purpose of the organization was to eliminate all racial segregation and discrimination by means of interracial, direct nonviolent action. By 1966, CORE's official policy shifted to Black power and Black separatism while rejecting the former principles of non-violence. This small...
Dates: 1942-1972

Charles Fisher Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Fisher, Charles
Overview Charles Fisher was a draft counselor for the Boston Draft Resistance Group (BDRG), and involved with the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).
Dates: Majority of material found within 1964-1971

A. J. Muste Papers

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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

Juanita Morrow Nelson and Wallace F. Nelson Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-262
Abstract Juanita and Wally Nelson were civil rights activists, tax resisters, simple living proponents, farmers, and writers/speakers for peace.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1923-2015

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