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Committee for Nonviolent Action Records

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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

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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-

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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Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
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Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
Golden Rule (Ketch) 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 2
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Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 2
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 2
Omaha Action (Project) 2
Québec-Washington-Guantánamo Walk for Peace 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
American Friends Service Committee 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Davidov, Marv 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Enzer, Erica 1
Everyman (Ship) 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Gloor, Michele 1
Gregonis, Peter 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 1
Haworth, Neil D. 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Herrick, Scott 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Jamison, Jeannette 1
Keyes, Gene 1
Klein, Yvonne 1
Lazar, Edward 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
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 1
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Pickus, Robert 1
Polaris (Missile) 1
Polaris Action 1
Raitt, Walton A. 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Reynolds, Earle L. 1
Salstrom, F. Paul 1
Simon, Emily Parker 1
Stephens, John, pacifist 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
United States Pacifist Party 1
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Walker, Charles C. 1
Young, Wilmer J. 1
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