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1960 Campaign for Disarmament Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Nineteen Sixty Campaign for Disarmament
Dates: 1960-1961

American Peace Test Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-197
Abstract In 1985 six members of the National FREEZE Campaign founded American Peace Test as a direct, non violent action campaign to protest the testing of nuclear weapons at the Nevada Test Site, near Las Vegas, Nevada. The first large scale action took place in 1986, drawing large crowds of protesters. Protests throughout the 1980s continued to draw larger numbers of protesters and the support of some nationally known celebrities and politicians. In the early 1990s American Peace Test regrouped, but...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1985-1994

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

Albert Bigelow Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-076
Abstract Albert S. Bigelow (1906-1993) was an artist, architect, former Navy commander, and Quaker. He served as captain of Golden Rule, a thirty foot ketch which he and colleagues attempted to sail into the Eniwetok Proving Grounds, the U.S. nuclear test site in the Marshall Islands of the Pacific in February 1958. The action was sponsored by the Committee for Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons.
Dates: 1956-1961

Kay Camp Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-169
Abstract Katherine Lindsley Camp was born in 1918 [1919?], Mt. Kisco New York. She was a graduate of Swarthmore College (Class of 1940). Camp was elected president of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in 1967, and served as international president, 1974-1980. In addition Camp was founder of the Citizens Bi-Racial Study Group; former president of the Pennsylvania Women's Political Caucus; made unsuccessful bid for Congress in 1972 on the Democratic ticket in...
Dates: 1955-2006

Children's Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-190
Overview This was a grass-roots group organized in Vermont by young people, dedicated to educating children throughout the United States and around the world about the nuclear threat and what they could do to end the nuclear arms race.
Dates: 1980-1983

Citizens Against Nuclear War Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-245
Overview Citizens Against Nuclear War was a coalition of 61 national organizations formed in 1982 as an initiative of the National Education Association. It had the goal of educating citizens about efforts to prevent nuclear war. Organizations which belonged to CAN encouraged their individual members to become informed about issues related to nuclear war. Among the members were professional associations, religious communities, women's and minority organizations, and labor unions. Programs included...
Dates: 1982-2012

Civil Defense Protest Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Civil Defense Protest Committee
Abstract Collection includes meeting minutes, correspondence, legal documents, pamphlets, publicity materials, and newspaper clippings; the bulk of the collection is from 1955.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1955-1962

Coalition for Peace Action Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Coalition for Peace Action
Abstract Collection includes printouts from emails, and publicity materials.
Dates: Majority of material found within 2005-

Committee for Nonviolent Action Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-017
Overview 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

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 66
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
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Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 37
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 13
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 6
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Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Nuclear arms control -- History -- Sources 6
Nuclear disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 5
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 5
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 5
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 4
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 4
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Antinuclear movement 3
Arms control -- History -- Sources 3
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 3
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Nuclear weapons (International law) -- History -- Sources 3
Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 3
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Antimissile missiles -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Atomic bomb -- Testing -- History -- Sources 2
Biological warfare -- History -- Sources 2
Chemical warfare -- History -- Sources 2
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Feminists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Lobbying -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
MX (Weapons system) -- History -- Sources 2
Nuclear arms control -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nuclear nonproliferation -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. 2
Peace movements 2
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 2
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
United States 2
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 2
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Australia -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Germany (West) -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Nevada -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Nevada -- Nevada Test Site -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- New Jersey -- Princeton -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- New Zealand -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- Directories 1
Antinuclear movement -- Vermont -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- West (U.S.) -- History -- Sources 1
Arms control -- Citizen participation -- History -- Sources 1
Arms control -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
Arms control -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Arms race -- Economic aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Arms race -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Arms race -- United States -- Economic policy -- Sources 1
Atomic bomb -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
Atomic bomb -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Atomic bomb -- Testing 1
Ballistic missiles -- United States 1
Biochemists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Children and war -- History -- Sources 1
Children's writings, American 1
Civil defense -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Sources 1
Civil defense -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience 1
Civil disobedience -- History -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights demonstrations 1
Civil rights demonstrations -- Alabama -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Clergy -- California -- History -- Sources 1
College chaplains -- Ohio -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Demonstrations -- United States -- Photographs 1
Demonstrations -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
Direct action -- History -- Sources 1
Direct action -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- Economic aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
Documentary photography -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Eniwetok Proving Grounds (Marshall Islands) 1
Eniwetok Proving Grounds (Marshall Islands) -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 8
American Friends Service Committee 5
Golden Rule (Ketch) 5
Lyttle, Bradford 5
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 5
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Committee for Nonviolent Action 4
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 4
Omaha Action (Project) 4
Reynolds, Earle L. 4
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 4
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 3
Cousins, Norman 3
Great Peace March for Global Nuclear Disarmament (Organization) 3
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 3
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 3
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
Affeldt, Allan 2
American Peace Test (Organization) 2
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 2
Berg, Lloyd A. 2
Chavez, Daniel 2
Cortright, David, 1946- 2
Cottom, Carolyn 2
Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
DiGia, Ralph 2
Folsom, Franklin, 1907-1995 2
Frank, Morton 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 2
Gottlieb, Sanford 2
Keys, Donald 2
Melman, Seymour 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
National Campaign to Stop the MX (U.S.) 2
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 2
Nebraska Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign 2
New England Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 2
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 2
PRO-Peace (Organization) 2
Prayer and Conscience Vigil (1957) (Washington, D.C.) 2
Québec-Washington-Guantánamo Walk for Peace 2
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 2
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 2
Snyder, Edward F. 2
Spock, Benjamin, 1903-1998 2
Swann, Marjorie 2
Swann, Robert S. 2
United Nations 2
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 2
Walk for Peace (Project) 2
Women Strike for Peace 2
1960 Campaign for Disarmament 1
A Quaker Action Group 1
Abington Coalition for a Nuclear Arms Freeze (Pennsylvania) 1
Abolition 2000 1
Access (Organization : Washington, D.C.) 1
Accra Assembly (Organization) 1
Aftel, Jacob 1
Aicher, Paul J. 1
Alabama Freeze Coalition 1
Alabama Nuclear Freeze Campaign 1
Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
Ames Bilateral Freeze Campaign (Iowa) 1
Annual Training Institute in Non-Violence, Grindstone Island (Portland, Ontario, Canada) 1
Another Mother for Peace (Association) 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
April Action (Organization) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Ashly, Coleen 1
Avedon, Barbara 1
Axelrod, Beverly 1
Backe, John 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Ben-Levi, Cass 1
Bergen County Freeze Campaign (New Jersey) 1
Berman, Aline 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Beyond Nuclear (Organization) 1
Bigelow, Sylvia 1
Birchard, Bruce 1
Birnberg, Bruce 1
Blass, Dorothy 1
Block, Bonnie 1
Boylan, Kathy Shields 1
Breitbart, John 1
Brookhaven National Laboratory 1
Brown, George Edward, 1920-1999 1
Burns, Kate 1
Caldicott, Helen 1
Caldwell, Samuel D. 1
Californians for a Bilateral Nuclear Weapons Freeze 1
Camp, Kay 1
Campaign for Disarmament-Worldwide 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Carpenter, Tim 1
Carter, Nick 1
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