National Council of American-Soviet Friendship Collected Records
- Majority of material found within 1949-1963
Biographical / Historical
Founded in 1943, the National Council and its various branches promoted educational activities, peace programs and cultural exchanges between American and Soviet citizens, involving peace coalitions from both countries. The Council's purpose was to overcome politicized separations during the period which became known as the Cold War. The Council successfully fought a court case, overcoming assertions that the group was composed of Communist sympathizers.
0.25 Linear Feet (3 linear in.)
The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of this organization.
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