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Albert Bigelow Papers

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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

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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

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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Atomic bomb -- Testing -- History -- Sources 2
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Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 2
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 2
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Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 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
Clark, Joseph S. 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 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
Huntington, William R. 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Jamison, Jeannette 1
Keyes, Gene 1
Langston, Beach, -1979 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
Omaha Action (Project) 1
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 1
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 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
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
Young, Wilmer J. 1
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