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General Strike for Peace Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-General Strike for Peace


Collection includes leaflets, printed correspondence and notices.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1961-1963

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

General Strike for Peace; leaders included Judith Malina and Julian Beck supported by a consultative committee of leaders of various peace organizations; issued calls for a general strike to take place in January 1962, November 1962 and May 1963; held peace walks, mass meetings and distributed leaflets asking people to take a pledge to "strike" by refusing to go to work or buy anything except necessities; demonstrations were planned for several U.S. cities.


0.375 linear ft. (6 folders (approximately 0.375 linear feet))

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