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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

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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Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Golden Rule (Ketch) 2
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
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Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 2
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
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
Corson, Helen H. 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Everyman (Ship) 1
Fernandes, Angelo 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Gandhi, Manilal, 1892-1956 1
Gottlieb, Sanford 1
Greeley, Dana McLean, 1908-1986 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
Lazar, Edward 1
Lloyd, William Bross, 1908- 1
Mahadevan, T. K. 1
Malz, Gertrude 1
Miller, Lawrence McK. 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
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
Ramachandran, G., 1904- 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Reynolds, Earle L. 1
Roche, Douglas J., 1929- 1
Rogers, Miriam, of Brookline, Mass 1
Rubin, Morris H. 1
Salstrom, F. Paul 1
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 1
Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965 1
Simon, Emily Parker 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
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Walker, Charles C. 1
World Conference on Religion and Peace (Organization) 1
Young, Wilmer J. 1
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