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Congress of Racial Equality

 Organization

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

A. J. Muste Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-050
Overview A.J. Muste (1885-1967), was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, but later (1917), he became a member of the Society of Friends. During World War I, Muste's refusal to abandon his pacifist position led to his forced resignation from the Central Congregational Church in Newtonville, Massachusetts. Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919 when he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became the director of the Brookwood Labor College in...
Dates: 1920-1967

Juanita Morrow Nelson and Wallace F. Nelson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-262
Abstract

Juanita and Wally Nelson were civil rights activists, tax resisters, simple living proponents, farmers, and writers/speakers for peace.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1923-2015

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African American civil rights workers -- History -- Sources 1
African American pacifists -- History -- Sources 1
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