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Pickus, Robert

 Person

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Bloomstein Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Bloomstein, Charles
Abstract

Charles Bloomstein (1913 - 2002) was involved in a number of organizations that promoted civil rights, as well as peace. He was a conscientious objector during World War II, and served in Civilian Public Service (CPS) for three years.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1938-2002

Jack Bollens Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Bollens, Jack
Abstract

Jack Bollens was a conscientious objector who worked in the peace movement in the 1960s and 1970s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1958-1981

Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-013
Abstract

The Fellowship of Reconciliation in the U.S. was founded in 1915 by Christian pacifists. The organization, whose members are now drawn from many religious groups, seeks to apply principles of peace and social justice and non-violent social change to issues such as disarmament, conscription, race relations, economic justice, and civil liberties.

Dates: 1915-

Robert Wallace Gilmore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-163
Abstract

Robert W. Gilmore was a Quaker pacifist who was involved in a number of peace groups, either as a staffperson or as a Board member. His papers reflect these involvements through correspondence and other materials.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-1982

David McReynolds Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-134
Abstract David McReynolds (1929-2018), was an activist with the War Resisters League, the Socialist Party USA and the Democratic Socialists of America. He was an editor of Liberation magazine in the 1950s and a leader of the WRL from the 1950s until his retirement in 1999. McReynolds ran for Congress twice and for President of the U.S. twice, including a run in 2000. McReynolds has attempted to integrate anti-war and pacifist philosophy with Socialist economics. David McReynolds was openly gay and...
Dates: 1943 - Date

Lawrence Scott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-090
Overview

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.

Dates: 1955-1965

World Without War Council Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-World Without War Council
Abstract

Turn Toward Peace attempted to coordinate the efforts of peace organizations for more effective action in the 1960s. World Without War Council was chosen as the group's new name in 1967 to help clarify that it was a council made up of iany organizations set up to work for long-term change.

Dates: 1966-1983

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Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Biological warfare -- History -- Sources 1
Chemical warfare -- History -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Eniwetok Proving Grounds (Marshall Islands) -- History -- Sources 1
Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) -- History -- Sources 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 1
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Political activity -- 20th century 1
Quakers -- Political activity -- 20th century -- History -- Sources 1
Race relations -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
War victims -- Services for -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
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