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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:

Coalition to Stop Funding the War Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Coalition to Stop Funding the War

David Cortright Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-101
Abstract David Cortright is an anuthor and antimilitarist. He was a co-founder of GI's United Against the War in Vietnam. After the early 1970s Cortright led several peace organizations, including SANE, Inc. and SANE/FREEZE. Cortright current serves as president of the Fourth Freedom Forum [ca. 1996 - date].
Dates: 1968 -

Ann Morrissett Davidon and William C. Davidon Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-144
Abstract Ann Morrissett Davidon (1925-2004), was a writer, editor, educator, pacifist and peace activist through her entire life. William Cooper Davidon(1927- 2013), was a professor of physics at Haverford College and (retired 1994), pacifist, peace activist. The two were married in 1963 and both continued to be very active in peace, pacifist, anti-Vietnam War, and social justice organizations. They advocated and practiced war-tax resistance. In 1971, William Davidon was named an "unindicted...
Dates: 1949-

Defense Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Defense Committee

Delaware County Peace Action Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Delaware County Peace Action

Robert E. Dickinson Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Dickinson, Robert
Abstract Collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, documents relating to Dickinson's arrests, information about resistance to the Vietnam War and the Harrisburg Eight, war tax resistance, Dickinson's letters to congress and to editors, specifications for his "My Lai" sculpture, and a poem signed "Roberta Dickinson"; collection also includes photographs.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1969-1974

Abraham Egnal Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-136
Overview Abraham Egnal was a former teacher of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was very active in the Philadelphia area peace movement. He received his B.S. and M.A. degrees in economics from the University of Pennsylvania. Egnal organized many peace rallies and marches. He was the chairman of the West Philadelphia-Main Line Committee of the National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy, the Greater Philadelphia Council, and the Philadelphia Mobilization Committee in 1967.
Dates: 1949-1968; Majority of material found within 1960-1968

Jerry Elmer Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Elmer, Jerry
Scope and Contents This collection includes information about 1) the Tiger Cage Vigil and Fast protesting the Vietnam War, which was held in Washington D.C. in the summer of 1974, and 2) the Rhode Island Freeze Campaign encompassing the 1982 nuclear freeze referendum held in ten states and 38 cities and counties throughout the United States. The Vietnam War material includes correspondence, leaflets and packets of information, newsletters, legal information, lists of project participants, and press releases. The...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1973-1975, 1982

Fair Lawn Committee for Peace in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Fair Lawn Committee for Peace-Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia
Overview The Fair Lawn community in New Jersey founded the Committee for Peace in Vietnam on March 1, 1967. The organization began building local support for alternative solutions to the conflict in Vietnam. The organization's membership grew to 200+ families in the six years that followed. On October 26, 1973, the group announced its plans to disband.
Dates: 1967-1973

Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-013
Abstract The Fellowship of Reconciliation in the U.S. was founded in 1915 by Christian pacifists. The organization, whose members are now drawn from many religious groups, seeks to apply principles of peace and social justice and non-violent social change to issues such as disarmament, conscription, race relations, economic justice, and civil liberties.
Dates: 1915-