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Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 144 Collections and/or Records:

Physicians for Social Responsibility Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-175
Abstract Founded in 1961 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, by a group of physicians. PSR is an organization, and association of doctors concerned with the challenge of the nuclear age: "man's scientific knowledge now provides an unprecedented opportunity for medical and social advance; yet thermonuclear war poses a supreme threat to the health and survival of mankind." Since prevention is the only effective remedy, and therapy, these physicians are attempting to explore a new area of preventive medicine:...
Dates: 1970-

Pledge of Resistance Collected Records

 Collection — Othertype CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Pledge of Resistance
Abstract This collection includes: reports of national board meetings, 1985-1992; programs and actions, 1984-1993; information about the national convention, 1986-1991; also includes information about the following POR chapters: Bay Area and Los Angeles, California; Colorado; New Haven, Connecticut; District of Columbia, Washington D.C. area; Mid-Atlantic; Chicago, Illinois; Indiana; Louisville, Kentucky; Baltimore, Maryland; Michigan; Minnesota; Missouri; New Jersey; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1984 - 1993

Zena Posever Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Posever, Zena
Abstract

Zena Goldin Posever founded Artists Speak for Peace in South Florida in 1979(?) and organized their exhibitions in Greater Miami. In the mid-1980s, she advocated for the U.S. postal stamp honoring Paul Robeson. Posever has been a life-long member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

Dates: 1978-1993, 1998

Practical Peace League Collected Records

 Collection — Othertype CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Practical Peace League
Dates: 1908

Promoting Enduring Peace Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-141
Abstract Promoting Enduring Peace was founded in 1952, with headquarters in Woodmont, Connecticut. Principles of the organization included: peace with freedom and justice for all, support for the United Nations, and belief in religion as the fundamental force for righteousness. Today PEP's mission is to conduct peace education promoting the advent of a harmonious planetary commonwealth through the convergence of the worldwide movements for disarmament, social justice, and environmental stewardship as...
Dates: 1949-

Public Action Coalition on Toys Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Public Action Coalition on Toys
Abstract

This collection documents the efforts of two groups that worked to raise the issue of violence perpetuated by the manufacture and sale of war toys to children.

Dates: 1966-1981

Martha Schofield Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-134
Abstract Martha Schofield (1839-1916) was a Hicksite Quaker teacher from Pennsylvania who founded the Schofield Normal and Industrial School in Aiken, S. C., in 1868 to provide education for formerly enslaved people. The School gradually evolved into a boarding school for training young blacks in industrial trades or to become teachers. It was absorbed into the public school system in 1952. Martha Fell Schofield was born Feb. 1, 1839, near Newtown, Bucks County, PA. She was the daughter of Oliver W....
Dates: 1853-1944 (bulk 1856-1916)

Lawrence Scott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-090
Abstract

Lawrence Scott was a construction engineer, Baptist clergyman, and Quaker activist. He worked as an activist against the testing of nuclear weapons and biological weapons research. He was the supervisor for the Friends Mississippi Project, project director of the Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick in Maryland, executive secretary of the Peace Action Center and a founder of A Quaker Action Group.

Dates: 1955-1965

September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-244
Abstract September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows was born when a small group of family members of those killed on September 11, 2001 in New York, New York, Washington, DC, and Pennsylvania connected after reading each others' pleas for nonviolent and reasoned responses to the terrorist attacks. The group was launched as a project of the Fellowship of Reconciliation - USA in February 2002. The goals of the group include promoting dialogue on alternatives to war and calling attention to threats...
Dates: Majority of material found within 2001-2011

Kevin J. Shay Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Shay, Kevin
Abstract

Kevin J. Shay is a journalist, author, photographer, activist, and marcher for peace and justice.

Dates: 1983-2000