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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

Ross Flanagan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-064
Overview

Ross Flanagan (1934- ), is Quaker pacifist and activist, has been involved in many Quaker-sponsored projects, peace, and civil rights activities. In the 1950s he served on the staff of the American Friends Service Committee. He was an early protestor against the Vietnam war and worked with A Quaker Action Group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the 1970s Flanagan was involved in neighborhood revitalization projects in West Philadelphia.

Dates: 1962-1993; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Peace Action Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-093
Overview The Peace Action Center began in 1961 as a continuation of the vigil at Fort Detrick, Md. Peace activists had sponsored a continuous vigil as early as 1959 seeking the abandonment of biological weapons and appealed for the conversion of the fort into a world health center. The Peace Action Center included cooperative living quarters for the staff of religious pacifists, mostly Quakers. PAC staff including Lawrence Scott, director, and Jack L. Bagley, Sarah Bishop, Florence Y. Carpenter,...
Dates: 1959-1965

Lawrence Scott Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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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African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 2
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 2
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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 2
Race relations -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 2
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 2
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 1
Biological warfare -- History -- Sources 1
Chemical warfare -- History -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Crime prevention -- Citizen participation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Direct action -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Eniwetok Proving Grounds (Marshall Islands) -- History -- Sources 1
Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Poor People's Campaign 1
Quakers -- Canada -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
Lyttle, Bradford 4
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 4
A Quaker Action Group 3
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 3
Walker, Charles C. 3
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American Friends Service Committee 2
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 2
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 2
Corson, Helen H. 2
Friends Mississippi Project 2
Golden Rule (Ketch) 2
Lakey, George 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
Parkman, Patricia 2
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 2
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Shivers, Lynne 2
Young, Wilmer J. 2
Anderson, Ross W. 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Bagley, Jack L. 1
Beheiren 1
Bishop, Sarah 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Carpenter, Florence Y. 1
Champney, Horace 1
Citizens Local Alliance for a Safer Philadelphia 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
DeVault, Don 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Faust, Bertha, 1909- 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Friends Committee for Reconciliation and Church Reconstruction 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
Gottwald, Norman K. (Norman Karol), 1926- 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Huffman, Herbert 1
Interfaith Peacemakers Association 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Jamison, Jeannette 1
Kalish, Donald 1
Lee, Kenneth, 1944- 1
Legg, Samuel 1
Levering, Robert, 1944- 1
Malz, Gertrude 1
Martin, William R., 1938- 1
Massar, Ivan 1
McNeil, Gelston 1
McReynolds, David 1
Meacham, Stewart 1
Miller, Lawrence McK. 1
Mimms, William R. 1
Moody, Roger 1
Movement for a New Society 1
Nash, Vernon 1
Neely, Frances E. 1
Nelson, Beryl Herbert 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Newlands, David L., 1938- 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). European Project 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Pacific Project 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Washington Prayer Vigil 1
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 1
Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Peace Brigades International 1
Peace in Vietnam Committee of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Pickus, Robert 1
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Raitt, Walton A. 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Rocket, Writer 1
Safer Neighborhoods are Possible (Organization) 1
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