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Albert Bigelow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-076
Abstract

Albert S. Bigelow (1906-1993) was an artist, architect, former Navy commander, and Quaker. He served as captain of Golden Rule, a thirty foot ketch which he and colleagues attempted to sail into the Eniwetok Proving Grounds, the U.S. nuclear test site in the Marshall Islands of the Pacific in February 1958. The action was sponsored by the Committee for Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons.

Dates: 1956-1961

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...
Dates: 1958-1968

Phoenix Defense Fund Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-072
Overview

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

Lawrence Scott Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-090
Overview

Lawrence Scott was a construction engineer, Baptist clergyman, and Quaker activist. He worked as an activist against the testing of nuclear weapons and biological weapons research. He was the supervisor for the Friends Mississippi Project, project director of the Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick in Maryland, executive secretary of the Peace Action Center and a founder of A Quaker Action Group.

Dates: 1955-1965

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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- History -- Sources 3
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 2
Atomic bomb -- Testing -- History -- Sources 2
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Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 3
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 3
Reynolds, Earle L. 3
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
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Huntington, William R. 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 2
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 2
Phoenix (Yacht) 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Bigelow, Sylvia 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Cassyd, Syd 1
Charlton, Peter F. 1
Clark, Joseph S. 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
Deutsch, Babette, 1895-1982 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Dye, Arthur M. 1
Everyman (Ship) 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 1
Haworth, Neil D. 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Herrick, Scott 1
Herter, Christian Archibald, 1895-1966 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Jackson, Charles T. 1
Jamison, Jeannette 1
Keyes, Gene 1
Langston, Beach, -1979 1
Lasker, Gabriel Ward 1
Lazar, Edward 1
Lofton, John D., Jr., 1941-2014 1
Malz, Gertrude 1
Miller, Lawrence McK. 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
New England Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). European Project 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Pacific Project 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Washington Prayer Vigil 1
Omaha Action (Project) 1
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 1
Peck, James 1
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 1
Phoenix Defense Fund 1
Pickus, Robert 1
Polaris Action 1
Québec-Washington-Guantánamo Walk for Peace 1
Raitt, Walton A. 1
Salstrom, F. Paul 1
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 1
Sherwood, Orion W. 1
Simon, Emily Parker 1
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 1
Swann, Marjorie 1
Swann, Robert S. 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Walker, Charles C. 1
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 1
Yamada, George Kiyoshi 1
Young, Wilmer J. 1
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