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Center on Conscience and War Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-025
Overview

Organization still in existence that was formed to aid conscientious objectors in World War II.

Dates: 1940-2015

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

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  • Names: Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 X
  • Names: Tatum, Lyle X

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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Atomic bomb -- Testing -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Brethren in Christ Church -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Mennonites -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
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Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 1