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Topsfield Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-256
Overview The Topsfield Foundation was founded by Paul J.Aicher in 1982. Aicher, a former engineer later turned philanthropist created a Foundation to aid grassroots citizens' groups in working against nuclear proliferation. In 1984 the Foundation began publishing the state-by-state Grassroots Peace Directories to provide networking information for these organizations and the larger peace movement. In the mid-1980s Aicher created two additional projects: ACCESS, a security information service based in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1983-1997

Turn Toward Peace Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Turn Toward Peace
Overview Turn Toward Peace was founded in 1961 as a cooperative national effort of about 60 peace and liberal internationalist organizations; Norman Thomas was Chairman of TTP, and Robert Gilmore was the Executive Director. There eventually were offices in several large cities and 38 national organizations were affiliated with the organization. But by 1963, serious discord divided TTP and several years later a group split off to became the World Without War Council; some regional offices retained the...
Dates: 1961-1970

Unitarian Universalist Peace Network Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-159
Overview Established in 1984 to strengthen peace work among Unitarian Universalists and interfaith communities, the goup was especially concerned with the international arms race and nuclear proliferation. Directors included Stephen M. Shick, Carol Powers, Stephanie Nichols. The headquarters were in Philadelphia, Pa. and sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Association. Unitarian Universalist Peace Fellowship, Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office,...
Dates: 1983-1991

Mary Jo and Walter Uphoff Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Uphoff, Mary Jo and Walter
Overview

Mary Jo Uphoff was involved with Youth Committee Against War (of the Keep America Out of War Congress). Walter Uphoff was a labor historian and author of Kohler On Strike.

Dates: 1934-1991

U.S. Peace Council Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-153
Overview The U.S. Peace Council National Founding Conference was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 9-11, 1979. The organization was headquartered in New York, New York until 1990, then moved to Philadelphia. It was formed as a "peace and solidarity network" and published the periodical Peace and Solidarity. The U.S. Peace Council was affiliated with the World Peace Council, headquartered in Helsinki, Finland. ThePhiladelphia national headquarters closed in 1992, but some operations were...
Dates: 1979-1992

Veterans for Peace in Vietnam Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Veterans for Peace in Vietnam
Dates: 1965-1980; Majority of material found within 1968-1975

Veterans for Peace, Inc. Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-240
Overview Veterans For Peace, Inc. (VFP) is an educational and humanitarian organization dedicated to the abolishment of war. VFP iss comprised primarily of veterans of the United States military, but non-veterans may also join as associate members. VFP's statement of purpose (as of 2010) states that their mission is: "To increase public awareness of the costs of war; to restrain the U.S. government from intervening, overtly and covertly, in the internal affairs of other nations; to end the arms race...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1985-

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

Walk for Peace Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Walk for Peace
Dates: 1958

Walkabout Peace and Justice Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-162
Overview Walkabout Peace and Justice was first organized in 1985 in Davis, California, as an experimental project to provide a source of information for the peace-walking community. The group sponsored walks in support of issues related to peace and social justice; acted as a clearinghouse to provide information about other peace walks, mainly through its journal, Walkabout Peace and Justice. It's most siginficant organizer was Barbara Hirshkowitz, who later became a participant in New Society...
Dates: 1981-1992

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 217
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Subject
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 144
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 41
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 38
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 34
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 29
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Peace movements -- United States 26
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 24
Antinuclear movement -- United States 13
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 12
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 12
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 12
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 9
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Nuclear disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 8
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 7
Peace -- Societies, etc. 7
Central America -- Politics and government -- 1979- -- Sources 6
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Nuclear arms control -- United States 6
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 6
Nuclear disarmament -- United States 6
Nuclear nonproliferation -- United States 6
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 6
Peace movements 6
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 6
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Sources 5
Direct action -- History -- Sources 4
Nuclear facilities -- Environmental aspects -- United States 4
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 4
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 4
Peace movements -- Massachusetts -- History -- Sources 4
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 4
Society of Friends -- Peace testimony 4
Student movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Students -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 4
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
United States 4
United States -- Foreign relations -- Central America 4
Women and peace -- United States 4
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 3
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Antinuclear movement 3
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 3
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 3
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 3
Disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Human rights -- Central America -- History -- Sources 3
Internationalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980- -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifists -- United States 3
Peace movements -- Europe -- History -- Sources 3
Peace movements -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Sources 3
Peace walks and marches 3
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 3
Socialism -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 3
Women and peace 3
World War, 1914-1918 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 3
Anti-fascist movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Arms control -- History -- Sources 2
Central America -- Foreign relations -- United States 2
Civil rights -- United States 2
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
College students -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- United States 2
Conscientious objectors -- United States 2
Disarmament 2
Disarmament -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Economic conversion -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Human rights -- Latin America -- History -- Sources 2
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Protest movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
Labor -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Lobbying -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Mennonites -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Militarism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Nuclear disarmament 2
Pacifism -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church -- History -- Sources 2
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 17
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 17
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 15
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 13
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 12
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Lyttle, Bradford 12
War Resisters League 12
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 9
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 9
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 9
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 8
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 8
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 8
Willoughby, George, pacifist 8
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 7
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 7
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 7
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 7
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 7
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 6
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 6
Committee for Nonviolent Action 6
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 6
Kaufman, Abraham 6
McReynolds, David 6
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 6
Newton, Ray 6
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 6
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 6
American Peace Society 5
Omaha Action (Project) 5
Pickus, Robert 5
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 5
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 4
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 4
DiGia, Ralph 4
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 4
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 4
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 4
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 4
Golden Rule (Ketch) 4
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 4
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 4
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 4
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 4
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 4
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 4
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 4
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 4
Reynolds, Earle L. 4
Shivers, Lynne 4
Spock, Benjamin, 1903-1998 4
Turn Toward Peace (Organization) 4
Walker, Charles C. 4
Weiss, Cora, 1934- 4
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 4
A Quaker Action Group 3
American League against War and Fascism 3
Berrigan, Daniel 3
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 3
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 3
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 3
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 3
Camp, Kay 3
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 3
Cousins, Norman 3
Davidov, Marv 3
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Finch, Henry Le Roy 3
Forest, Jim (James H.) 3
Gara, Larry 3
Gottlieb, Edward P. 3
Gottlieb, Sanford 3
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 3
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 3
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 3
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
Keep America Out of War Congress 3
Keys, Donald 3
Lakey, George 3
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 3
Lens, Sidney 3
Levering, Robert, 1944- 3
Meacham, Stewart 3
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 3
New Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam 3
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 3
Peck, Sidney M. (Sidney Morris), 1926- 3
People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace 3
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 3
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 3
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 3
Roodenko, Igal 3
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 3
Socialist Party (U.S.) 3
Swann, Marjorie 3
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 3
Vietnam Summer (Organization) 3
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