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George Lakey Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-259


  • Creation: 1974-1984

Biographical Note

George Lakey combined the roles of pacifist, activist, teacher, and writer. He was imprisoned for civil rights sit-ins; he taught at the Martin Luther King School of Social Change, Haverford College, and the University of Pennsylvania. He co-chaired A Quaker Action Group and was project director of the voyage of the Phoenix, a sailing ship which transported medical supplies to North and South Vietnam during the Vietnamese Conflict.


0.63 linear ft. (2 boxes of documents. Additional audiovisual materials and unprocessed materials not counted in extent.)

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