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Committee for Non-violent Revolution Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee for Non-Violent Revolution
Dates: 1946

Committee for Nonviolent Action Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-017
Abstract CNVA was one of the first American peace groups to focus on nonviolentdirect action including civil disobedience. Its purpose of organizing imaginative and dramatic protest demonstrations on both land and sea attracted radical pacifists and called the attention of the American public to the atrocities of nuclear warfare. CNVA's first protest action was a vigil held outside the atomic weapons test grounds in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 1957. In the second half of its existence CNVA efforts began to...
Dates: 1958-1968

Committee for Peaceful Alternatives Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee for Peaceful Alternatives
Dates: 1949-1952

Committee of Liaison with Families of Servicemen Detained in North Vietnam Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-227
Abstract The Committee of Liaison with Families of Servicemen Detained in North Vietnam was founded in 1969. Cora Weiss was the co-chair and director of the organization from 1969-1972. The Committee organized the exchange of letters and packages between families of prisoners of war in Vietnam and the POWs. The Committee played a significant role in providing information to the U.S. public about the POW situation and in the public debates about this issue. Other supporters and activists with the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1969-1973

Common Ground Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-243
Abstract Common Ground was a community of faith founded by Quakers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1982 to break cycles of poverty, racism, and sexism through nonviolence education and action. Collaborative work with Baton Rouge Friends Meeting, local Clergy and Laity Concerned and Dignity chapters led to founding and shared workspace at Bienville House Center for Peace and Justice. Common Ground developed an educational program for abused residents and ex-residents from the city's domestic violence...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1982-2006

Consultative Peace Council Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Consultative Peace Council
Abstract

Includes correspondence, reports, financial records, administrative files, minutes of meetings, publicity materials, brochures, newspaper clippings. Correspondents include: Devere Allen, Dorothy Detzer, Alfred Hassler, Jessie Wallace Hughan, Abe Kaufman, Frederick J. Libby, A.J. Muste, Ray Newton, Mildred Scott Olmsted, John Swomley, E. Raymond Wilson, and M.R. Zigler.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1930-1969

Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-135
Abstract

The Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice was initated in 1974 to "call for disarmament, a simultaneous shift of economic priorities away from militarism and toward meeting domestic and global human needs, and removal of the causes of war." When the Walk ended on October 18, 1976 at the Pentagon in Washington D.C., walkers had covered 8,000 miles through 34 states.

Dates: 1975-1978

David Cortright Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-101
Abstract

David Cortright is an anuthor and antimilitarist. He was a co-founder of GI's United Against the War in Vietnam. After the early 1970s Cortright led several peace organizations, including SANE, Inc. and SANE/FREEZE. Cortright current serves as president of the Fourth Freedom Forum [ca. 1996 - date].

Dates: 1968 -

Courage to Resist Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Courage to Resist
Abstract

Printouts of emails from Courage to Resist to group lists.

Dates: Majority of material found within 2007-

Ann Morrissett Davidon and William C. Davidon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-144
Abstract Ann Morrissett Davidon (1925-2004), was a writer, editor, educator, pacifist and peace activist through her entire life. William Cooper Davidon(1927- 2013), was a professor of physics at Haverford College and (retired 1994), pacifist, peace activist. The two were married in 1963 and both continued to be very active in peace, pacifist, anti-Vietnam War, and social justice organizations. They advocated and practiced war-tax resistance. In 1971, William Davidon was named an "unindicted...
Dates: 1949-

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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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