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Horace Champney Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-166
Abstract

Horace Champney was a pacifist active in various causes from the late 1940s through the 1980s. He was a founder of The Peacemakers Movement in the 1950s and interested in civil rights, war tax refusal, and other social justice causes. Champney was a member A Quaker Action Group and a crew member of the ship the Phoenix, which sailed to North Vietnam with medical supplies, during the Vietnam war.

Dates: 1958-1990; Majority of material found within 1958-1979

Roy C. Kepler Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-185
Overview

Roy Kepler was a radical pacifist and conscientious objector during World War II, owner of Kepler Books in Menlo Park, California, involved for many years with the War Resisters League, one of the founders of the Pacifica Foundation and public radio in California.

Dates: 1940-1985

Movement for a New Society Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-154
Overview Movement for a New Society began in 1971 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as a national network of activists committed to building a nonviolent revolution. Movement for a New Society grew to be a community, based in several areas around the United States. While Movement for a New Society was always an activist organization, it was also a co-housing and/or communal society. Movement for a New Society collectives formed in the Boston/Northeast Region, the Mid-Atlantic Region, Tucson, Seattle,...
Dates: 1971-1988

Nuclear Resister Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG 261
Overview In 1980, Jack and Felice Cohen-Joppa became co-coordinators of the National No-Nukes Prison Support Collective, which educated about peace issues and advocate for imprisoned anti-nuclear activists. The Cohen-Joppas also published The Nuclear Resister newsletter as an essential element of this work. In 1988 the organization changed its name to The Nuclear Resister. The function of the Nuclear Resister was to provide comprehensive reporting on arrests for anti-nuclear civil resistance in the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1980-

Lee Stern Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-170
Overview

Lee Stern (1915-1992), was a Quaker pacifist, conscientious objector to war, involved in peace groups and organizations, and a teacher of nonviolence.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1936-1992

Marjorie Swann and Robert Swann Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-264
Overview

The Swanns were Quaker peace activitists who were particularly well known for their part in nonviolent direct action against nuclear weapons testing and deployment in the 1950s-1960s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1949-1972

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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 3
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Peacemaker Movement 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 2
Swann, Marjorie 2