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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 order,...
Dates: 1965-1973

Another Mother for Peace Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-102
Abstract Another Mother for Peace was a women's peace group born from the antipathy to the war in Vietnam, based in Los Angeles, California. The stated purpose of this non-partison, non-profit organization was "to educate women to take an active role in eliminating war as a means of solving disputes between nations, people and ideologies." AMP closed its offices in January 1986.
Dates: 1964-1978; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Esther S. Frankel Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-097
Abstract Esther Strum Frankel was a New Jersey attorney in the firm of Frankel and Frankel (along with her husband, Leopold), a pacifist, and civil rights activist; member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, served as head its Human Rights Committee, especially active in its New Jersey branch; also involved with Women Strike for Peace and other reform movements relating to feminism and disarmament; specialized in civil rights litigation in the 1950s and Selective Service...
Dates: 1948-1975; Majority of material found within 1967-1971

People's Coalition for Peace and Justice Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-084
Overview The People's Coalition for Peace and Justice included various peace, anti-poverty, and labor groups. These groups worked together to confront the related issues of war in Southeast Asia and racism, sexism, poverty, and repression in the United States. The People's Coalition for Peace and Justice was founded in 1970 as National Coalition Against War, Racism, and Repression and organized several specific campaigns including People's Peace Treaty, Citizen's Action Pledge, and Nixon Eviction...
Dates: 1970-1974

Vietnam Summer Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-067
Overview Vietnam Summer was a nationwide project designed to reach concerned citizens throughout the United States and to weld them into an organized and active constituency against the war in Vietnam. Martin Luther King, Jr., Benjamin Spock and others launched the project nationally on April 23, 1967. From headquarters in Cambridge, Mass. co-directors Richard R. Fernandez and Lee D. Webb coordinated the efforts of 500 paid staff members and over 26,000 volunteers in about 700 local projects. Vietnam...
Dates: 1967

Norman J. Whitney Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-061
Overview Norman Jehiel Whitney (1891-1967) was a Quaker teacher, writer and devoted peace worker. From 1919-1957 he helped establish, and directed for many years, the Syracuse Peace Council. He left Syracuse in 1957 to work for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in peace education. Whitney's major peace work was in the area of counseling conscientious objectors to war (COs), particularly those in Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps. In 1941 he helped establish the New York State Board for...
Dates: 1938-1967

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Names
Levering, Robert, 1944- 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Alperovitz, Gar 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
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Another Mother for Peace (Association) 1
Avedon, Barbara 1
Beheiren 1
Blass, Dorothy 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Brown, George Edward, 1920-1999 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Champney, Horace 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
Cranston, Alan, 1914-2000 1
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Fernandez, Richard R. (Richard Ritter) 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Finger, Gregory H. 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
Halpern, Seymour, 1913-1997 1
Hanlon, Joseph 1
Hartke, Vance 1
Hartman, Chester W. 1
Holtzapple, Robert 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Jones, Dorothy B. 1
Kalish, Donald 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
Koch, Ed, 1924- 1
Kreig, Florence Ain 1
Lakey, George 1
Lee, Kenneth, 1944- 1
Legg, Samuel 1
Massar, Ivan 1
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922- 1
Meacham, Stewart 1
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Mimms, William R. 1
Moody, Roger 1
Morse, Wayne L. (Wayne Lyman), 1900-1974 1
National Coalition Against War, Racism, and Repression 1
Nelson, Beryl Herbert 1
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 1
Pacifist Research Bureau 1
Paris World Assembly for Peace and Independence of Indochinese People (1972) (Versailles, France) 1
Parkman, Patricia 1
Peck, Sidney M. (Sidney Morris), 1926- 1
People's Coalition for Peace and Justice 1
Potter, Norman 1
Proxmire, William 1
Reed, Donna, 1921-1986 1
Rees, Thomas M., 1925- 1
Reynolds, Earle L. 1
Rocket, Writer 1
Salzman, Marilyn L. 1
Samuel, Pat 1
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 1
Shivers, Lynne 1
Siano, Donald 1
Smiley, Glenn E. 1
Sobel, Roslyn 1
Spock, Benjamin, 1903-1998 1
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 1
Syracuse Peace Council 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
Thomas, Trevor 1
Thrasher, Sue 1
Vietnam Moratorium Committee (U.S.) 1
Vietnam Summer (Organization) 1
Vogel, Robert S. 1
Walker, Charles C. 1
Warren, Emlyn 1
Webb, Lee 1
Webster, Barbara 1
Weiss, Cora, 1934- 1
Whitney, Mildred C. 1
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Winchester, Harold P. 1
Wood, J. Duncan (John Duncan) 1
Young, Ronald J., 1942- 1
Zietlow, Carl P. 1
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