Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources
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Father John Dear is a Jesuit priest, peace and nonviolence activist, lecturer, and author of books on peace and social justice issues. His papers reflect his focus on nonviolent witness through all aspects of his life.
In October 1928, Kaufman became the first paid employee of the War Resisters League, eventually becoming its Executive Secretary through 1947. He co-founded the Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors.
Includes correspondence (2002-2004) to and from Daniel Berrigan, Kathy Boylan, Mary Dean, Joyce Ellwanger, Lisa Hughes, Carol Gilbert, Elizabeth McAlister, Ardeth Platte, Byron Plumley, and Michael Wisniewski.
George Willoughby (December 9, 1914 - January 5, 2010) and Lillian Willoughby (c. 1916 - January 15, 2009) were Quaker activists who took part in nonviolent protests against war, conducted nonviolence trainings in India and other countries, and advocated for preservation of land in New Jersey and elsewhere.
Col. Ann Wright served in the U.S. military an as an ambassador before resigning her post in 2003 in protest over the war on Iraq. She since has traveled extensively, written a book and many articles, and had many speaking engagements as a peace activist.