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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

Peacemaker Movement Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Peacemaker Movement
Overview

A group working on nonviolence from the late 1940s through the 1970s, particularly as it was expressed through tax refusal.

Dates: 1948-1980

Jeannette Rankin Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Rankin, Jeannette
Overview

Jeannette Rankin (1880-1973), was the first woman to serve in Congress (1917-1919). She was an active suffragist and later worked in peace organizations such as the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and the National Council for Prevention of War. Rankin founded the Georgia Peace Society in the 1940s, and led the Jeannette Rankin Brigade, an all-women's protest march against the Vietnam war shortly before her death.

Dates: 1917-2011

Lynne Shivers Papers

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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

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

War Resisters League Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-040
Overview The War Resisters League is a pacifist organization whose members are against all war. Witnessing the establishment of the War Resisters' International in Europe in 1921, and sensing a need for a similar organization in the United States, Dr. Jessie Wallace Hughan established the War Resisters League as an independent organization. The War Resisters League membership pledge, which has remained essentially unchanged since its inception, reads: "The War Resisters League affirms that war is a...
Dates: 1923-1994

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

Neil Wollman Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-234
Overview Neil Wollman (1950 - ) is a peace activist and psychologist. Beginning ca. 1984, Wollman began to pressure Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association-College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA-CREF) to engage in socially responsible investing, including divesting from companies that did business in South Africa or built nuclear weapons. Wollman helped to form the Make TIAA-CREF Ethical Coalition. He is the the author of the Graduation Pledge of Social and Environmental Responsibility...
Dates: Majority of material found within ca. 1984-

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-043
Abstract Includes minutes, resolutions and general historical records; anniversary celebrations, committee minutes, literature and releases; office files from the legislative office, the finance and the executive director; includes miscellaneous records from branches, including New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, among others; a large correspondence file includes general office correspondence as well as that of the National Organizational Secretary, the Washington Legislative Secretary, and...
Dates: 1915-

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Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 25
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Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 7
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Women and peace -- History -- Sources 4
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Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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Harrisburg Seven Trial, Harrisburg, Pa., 1972 1
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Peace-building -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Prisoners' writings, American 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 7
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 7
War Resisters League 7
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 5
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 5
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Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 5
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 5
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 4
Kaufman, Abraham 4
Lyttle, Bradford 4
McReynolds, David 4
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 4
Willoughby, George, pacifist 4
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 3
Camp, Kay 3
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 3
Committee for Nonviolent Action 3
DiGia, Ralph 3
Finch, Henry Le Roy 3
Omaha Action (Project) 3
Roodenko, Igal 3
Socialist Party (U.S.) 3
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 3
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 2
American Peace Society 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Ballantyne, Edith 2
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 2
Chalmers, Ruth 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Early, Frances H. 2
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 2
Golden Rule (Ketch) 2
Gottlieb, Edward P. 2
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 2
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 2
Lakey, George 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 2
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 2
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 2
Peacemaker Movement 2
Peck, James 2
Pickus, Robert 2
Prasad, Devi 2
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 2
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 2
Shivers, Lynne 2
Steffens, Dorothy R. 2
Swann, Marjorie 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
War Resisters' International 2
Willoughby, Lillian, 1915-2009 2
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Aberman, Sidney 1
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 1
Altbach, Philip G. 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American Friends Service Committee. New England Regional Office 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American Peace League 1
Anderson, Jervis 1
Anderson, Ross W. 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Annual Training Institute in Non-Violence, Grindstone Island (Portland, Ontario, Canada) 1
Anti-Enlistment League 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Art for World Friendship (Organization) 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Bagley, Jack L. 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Bennett, Scott H. 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Berrigan, Philip 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Bishop, Sarah 1
Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Bohn, Lewis Christian 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
Boulding, Elise 1
Bourdet, Claude, 1909- 1
Bourgeois, Roy, 1938- 1
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