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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

Phoenix Defense Fund Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-072
Overview

The Phoenix Defense Fund was established through the efforts of Norman Cousins and other supporters of Barbara and Earle Reynolds. The Reynolds sailed the yacht Phoenix into a nuclear test site, Eniwetok Proving Grounds, as a protest against nuclear war. They were arrested, tried, and acquitted (1958-1960). The organization was also known as Reynolds Defense Fund.

Dates: 1957-1961; Majority of material found within 1958-1959

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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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 2
Eniwetok Proving Grounds (Marshall Islands) -- History -- Sources 2
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 2
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Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 3
Lyttle, Bradford 3
Reynolds, Earle L. 3
Committee for Nonviolent Action 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
Phoenix (Yacht) 2
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Cassyd, Syd 1
Charlton, Peter F. 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
Deutsch, Babette, 1895-1982 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Everyman (Ship) 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 1
Haworth, Neil D. 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Herrick, Scott 1
Huntington, William R. 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Jackson, Charles T. 1
Jamison, Jeannette 1
Keyes, Gene 1
Lakey, George 1
Lasker, Gabriel Ward 1
Lazar, Edward 1
Lofton, John D., Jr., 1941-2014 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
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
Peace Brigades International 1
Peck, James 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 1
Phoenix Defense Fund 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
Sherwood, Orion W. 1
Shivers, Lynne 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
United States. War Relocation Authority 1
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Walker, Charles C. 1
Willoughby, Lillian, 1915-2009 1
Yamada, George Kiyoshi 1
Young, Wilmer J. 1
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