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A Quaker Action Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Scope and Contents A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection include minutes, correspondence (1966-1971), memoranda, financial records, subject files (organizations), research files (topics), project files, newsletters, press releases, statements of Quaker yearly meetings in various cities, clippings, photographs and sound recordings. The files were first processed in 1974, and then again in 1980. In 2004, archival intern, Joe Clark, sorted the papers into the present...
Dates: 1965-1973

Phoenix Defense Fund Records

 Collection
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

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  • Names: Willoughby, George, pacifist X
  • Subject: Direct action -- History -- Sources X

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Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Eniwetok Proving Grounds (Marshall Islands) -- History -- Sources 1
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A Quaker Action Group 1
Beheiren 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Braxton, John Worth 1