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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

Alice Niles Lynd and Staughton Lynd Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-099
Overview Staughton Lynd and Alice Niles Lynd, Quakers, authors, and activists in the civil rights and peace movements, who worked individually and collaborated on many labor and pacifist projects.
Dates: 1965-1995

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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Coalition for Peace in the Middle East 1
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Davidov, Marv 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1