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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

Homer A. Jack Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-063
Abstract Homer A. Jack (1916-1993) was a Unitarian Universalist clergyman and denominational official who sought to apply religious values to national and international affairs. Jack was executive secretary of the Chicago Council Against Racial and Religious Discrimination (1943-1948), executive director of SANE (1960-1964), and secretary general of the World Conference on Religion and Peace (1970-1983). He had been minister of churches in Lawrence, Kansas (1942-1943), Evanston, Illinois (1948-1959),...
Dates: 1930-1995

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

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 3
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 2
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War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
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Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 1
Atomic bomb -- Testing -- History -- Sources 1
Biological warfare -- History -- Sources 1
Chemical warfare -- History -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights workers -- United States -- 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
Eniwetok Proving Grounds (Marshall Islands) -- History -- Sources 1
Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) -- History -- Sources 1
Human rights -- History -- Sources 1
Human rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History 1
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Prisoners' writings, American 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Race relations -- Illinois -- History -- Sources 1
Race relations -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Unitarian Universalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
War tax resistance -- United States 1
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Committee for Nonviolent Action 3
Golden Rule (Ketch) 3
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 3
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
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Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 2
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
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Chicago Council Against Racial and Religious Discrimination 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Enzer, Erica 1
Everyman (Ship) 1
Fernandes, Angelo 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Gandhi, Manilal, 1892-1956 1
Gloor, Michele 1
Gottlieb, Sanford 1
Greeley, Dana McLean, 1908-1986 1
Gregonis, Peter 1
Harrington, Donald Szantho 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 1
Haworth, Neil D. 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Herrick, Scott 1
Hoagland, Robert S. 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Houser, George M. 1
Hunnius, F. C. 1
Jamison, Jeannette 1
Keyes, Gene 1
Keys, Donald 1
Klein, Yvonne 1
Lakey, George 1
Lazar, Edward 1
Lloyd, William Bross, 1908- 1
Mahadevan, T. K. 1
Malz, Gertrude 1
McReynolds, David 1
Miller, Lawrence McK. 1
Movement for a New Society 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 1
New England Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Noel-Baker, Philip, 1889-1982 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
Peace Brigades International 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Pickus, Robert 1
Polaris (Missile) 1
Polaris Action 1
Raitt, Walton A. 1
Ramachandran, G., 1904- 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Roche, Douglas J., 1929- 1
Rogers, Miriam, of Brookline, Mass 1
Rubin, Morris H. 1
Salstrom, F. Paul 1
Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965 1
Shivers, Lynne 1
Simon, Emily Parker 1
Stephens, John, pacifist 1
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 1
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 1
Swann, Marjorie 1
Swann, Robert S. 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Unitarian Universalist Association 1
United States Pacifist Party 1
United States. War Relocation Authority 1
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Walker, Charles C. 1
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