Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Albert S. Bigelow (1906-1993) was an artist, architect, former Navy commander, and Quaker. He served as captain of Golden Rule, a thirty foot ketch which he and colleagues attempted to sail into the Eniwetok Proving Grounds, the U.S. nuclear test site in the Marshall Islands of the Pacific in February 1958. The action was sponsored by the Committee for Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons.
The collection relates primarily to William Huntington, (1907-1990), a 20th century Quaker peace activist and the ship The Golden Rule which Huntington and others used to protest atomic testing in the South Pacific. Included are correspondence, photographs, conference papers, newspaper articles, memoranda, and minutes.
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.
Collection of slides from the War Resisters League Records that have been grouped together in a binder under the heading, "WRL Misc." Many of the slides are reproductions of published material and cover aspects of nuclear energy and weapons development. Any handwritten notes from the slide have been transcribed in the description. Each slide was digitized and described by Swarthmore undergraduate Tiffany Wong-Jones in July 2023.