Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Collection includes extensive information about the San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace (1960-1961), including material from a dismounted scrapbook; also includes three folders about the Committee of Correspondence (New York).
Collection is made up of mainly form letters and reports.
Milada Marsalka was a member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, U.S. Section, active with the New Haven, Connecticut Branch. Marsalka worked for American-Soviet friendship and conversion of economy from military to civilian production. She was born in Czechoslovakia and later moved to the United States. Marsalka died in 1999 or 2000.
Includes material from Muller's visits to the USSR from 1968-1981; includes news clippings, a manuscript regarding his trips, 1968-1970, and his diary of his trips March 1980-Oct. 1981. The diary documents the beginnings of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, and Mueller's connections with Bernard Lown and Helen Caldicott.
Victor Paschkis (1898-1991), born in Vienna, was a Quaker, a mechanical engineer, and a professor. He was the founder, and first president, of the Society for Social Responsibility in Science. He also served as the chairman of the National Friends Conference on Race Relations, the American Friends Service Committee's Race Relations Committee, and the Committee on Fair Employment. Paschkis taught at Columbia University.
The Phoenix Defense Fund was established through the efforts of Norman Cousins and other supporters of Barbara and Earle Reynolds. The Reynolds sailed the yacht Phoenix into a nuclear test site, Eniwetok Proving Grounds, as a protest against nuclear war. They were arrested, tried, and acquitted (1958-1960). The organization was also known as Reynolds Defense Fund.
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.