Nuclear disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Charlotte Citizens for Peace
Abstract Correspondence, administrative files, financial records, flyers, newspaper clippings, reference files. Correspondents include Esther S. Frankel and Abraham Kaufman.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1982-1996
Overview Founded in Chicago in 1976, NOMOR's aim was "to call for a moratorium on the production of nuclear weapons as a unilateral American initiative...for a first step toward stopping and reversing the...international arms race." The founders and activists of NOMOR engaged in media campaigns, sponsored conferences, workshops, and benefits, and was involved with the "Symphony for Survival." News from NOMOR was published between 1978 and 1986. In spite of regional support, especially from the academic...
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness
Abstract Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness; organized the November 1960 Washington Pilgrimage and two-day vigil at the Pentagon; chaired by Henry J. Cadbury; also called the Quaker Peace Witness Committee; work was continued by the Friends Witness for World Order
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-1961
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Freeze Campaigns
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Freeze Campaigns-state and local
Overview These are collected records of state and local nuclear freeze campaigns. Freeze was a grassroots movements which called for a bilateral freeze on the nuclear weapons buildup by the United States and the Soviet Union in the 1980s.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1980-1989
Abstract In 1983, supporters of the nuclear freeze founded Freeze Voter, an independent Political Action Committee (PAC). In response to the growing threat of nuclear war and the proliferation of nuclear weapons, the PAC's main goal was to "elect a President and Congress who will enact a nuclear weapons Freeze between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. The Committee [will] achieve this goal through the electoral process." The organization worked on the grass-roots level to identify supporters of a nuclear freeze...
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Friends Witness for World Order
Overview These records contain meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence, releases/literature, statistics, publicity and press coverage, address by Dorothy Hutchinson, delegation visits to President Kennedy and to ambassadors during Washington, D.C., and photographs.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Lee County Coalition for Peace
Overview Milton Lowenthal was an activist involved in peace and antinuclear movements in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, specifically those related to Three Mile Island and the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He was a sponsor of Japanese antinuclear artist Kazuaki Kita. This collection includes correspondence, financial records, manuscripts, minutes of meetings, newspaper clippings, reference files, and other memorabilia.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Manhattan Project