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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

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

Post-War World Council Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-062
Overview

Founded in 1942 to continue the efforts begun by Keep America Out of War Congress; December 1941 KAOWC dissolved and reorganized as Provisional Committee Toward a Democratic Peace; February 1942 a more permanent group organized; ceased activities December 1967.

Dates: 1942-1967

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

Lynne Shivers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-263
Overview

Enid Lynne Shivers was a peace activist and prominent member of Movement for a New Society, for which she organized and wrote informational materials. This collection of her personal materials is primarily composed of journals dating from the 1960s until 2014 and materials from time she spent doing peace work in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1941-2015

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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African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 5
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Names
Lyttle, Bradford 6
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 6
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 5
American Friends Service Committee 4
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 4
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Golden Rule (Ketch) 4
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 4
Reynolds, Earle L. 4
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 4
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 4
Tatum, Arlo D. 4
A Quaker Action Group 3
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 3
DiGia, Ralph 3
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 3
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 3
McReynolds, David 3
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 3
Phoenix (Yacht) 3
Shivers, Lynne 3
Tatum, Lyle 3
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 3
Walker, Charles C. 3
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 2
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 2
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 2
Civilian Public Service 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Corson, Helen H. 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Friends Mississippi Project 2
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 2
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 2
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 2
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 2
Lakey, George 2
Meacham, Stewart 2
Neely, Frances E. 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 2
Olson, Theodore, 1932-2020 2
Parkman, Patricia 2
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 2
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 2
Peck, James 2
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 2
Pickus, Robert 2
Smiley, Glenn E. 2
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 2
Willoughby, Lillian, 1915-2009 2
Young, Wilmer J. 2
Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
Altbach, Philip G. 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Legion 1
Anderson, Ross W. 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Bagley, Jack L. 1
Baldridge, Cyrus Leroy, 1889-1977 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Beheiren 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Bingham, Alfred M. (Alfred Mitchell), 1905-1998 1
Bishop, Sarah 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Bloomstein, Charles 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
British Withdrawal from Northern Ireland Campaign 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
CCCO/An Agency for Military and Draft Counseling 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Carey, Stephen 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Carpenter, Florence Y. 1
Cassyd, Syd 1
Center on Conscience and War 1
Champney, Horace 1
Charlton, Peter F. 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Citizens Local Alliance for a Safer Philadelphia 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 1
D'Emilio, John 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
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