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A Quaker Action Group Records

 Collection
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 order,...
Dates: 1965-1973

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

David McReynolds Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-134
Abstract David McReynolds (1929-2018), was an activist with the War Resisters League, the Socialist Party USA and the Democratic Socialists of America. He was an editor of Liberation magazine in the 1950s and a leader of the WRL from the 1950s until his retirement in 1999. McReynolds ran for Congress twice and for President of the U.S. twice, including a run in 2000. McReynolds has attempted to integrate anti-war and pacifist philosophy with Socialist economics. David McReynolds was openly gay and had...
Dates: 1943 - Date

Peace Action Center Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-093
Overview The Peace Action Center began in 1961 as a continuation of the vigil at Fort Detrick, Md. Peace activists had sponsored a continuous vigil as early as 1959 seeking the abandonment of biological weapons and appealed for the conversion of the fort into a world health center. The Peace Action Center included cooperative living quarters for the staff of religious pacifists, mostly Quakers. PAC staff including Lawrence Scott, director, and Jack L. Bagley, Sarah Bishop, Florence Y. Carpenter, Bertha...
Dates: 1959-1965

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

George Willoughby and Lillian Willoughby Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-236
Overview 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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Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 3
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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 2
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 1
Atomic bomb -- Testing -- History -- Sources 1
Biological warfare -- History -- Sources 1
Chemical warfare -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Direct action -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Eniwetok Proving Grounds (Marshall Islands) -- History -- Sources 1
Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Poor People's Campaign 1
Race relations -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 4
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 3
Golden Rule (Ketch) 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 3
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Reynolds, Earle L. 3
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 3
Walker, Charles C. 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Corson, Helen H. 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
DiGia, Ralph 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 2
Lakey, George 2
McReynolds, David 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 2
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 2
Parkman, Patricia 2
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 2
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 2
Pickus, Robert 2
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 2
Shivers, Lynne 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Young, Wilmer J. 2
Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 1
Altbach, Philip G. 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Anderson, Ross W. 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Bagley, Jack L. 1
Beheiren 1
Bishop, Sarah 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Carpenter, Florence Y. 1
Champney, Horace 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
Davidov, Marv 1
DeVault, Don 1
Deats, Richard L., 1932- 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Duff, Peggy 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Everyman (Ship) 1
Faust, Bertha, 1909- 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Forest, Jim (James H.) 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
Gilmore, Robert, 1941- 1
Goodman, Paul, 1911-1972 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Gottlieb, Sanford 1
Gottwald, Norman K. (Norman Karol), 1926- 1
Harrington, Michael, 1928-1989 1
Haworth, Neil D. 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Hentoff, Nat 1
Herrick, Scott 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Jamison, Jeannette 1
Kalish, Donald 1
Keyes, Gene 1
Keys, Donald 1
Lazar, Edward 1
Lee, Kenneth, 1944- 1
Legg, Samuel 1
Levering, Robert, 1944- 1
Malz, Gertrude 1
Martin, William R., 1938- 1
Massar, Ivan 1
McNeil, Gelston 1
Meacham, Stewart 1
Miller, Lawrence McK. 1
Mimms, William R. 1
Moody, Roger 1
Movement for a New Society 1
Nash, Vernon 1
Nelson, Beryl Herbert 1
New England Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Nhất Hạnh, Thích 1
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