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Albert Bigelow Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-076

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.

Dates: 1956-1961

Peace Action Center Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-093
Overview The Peace Action Center began in 1961 as a continuation of the vigil at Fort Detrick, Md. Peace activists had sponsored a continuous vigil as early as 1959 seeking the abandonment of biological weapons and appealed for the conversion of the fort into a world health center. The Peace Action Center included cooperative living quarters for the staff of religious pacifists, mostly Quakers. PAC staff including Lawrence Scott, director, and Jack L. Bagley, Sarah Bishop, Florence Y. Carpenter,...
Dates: 1959-1965

Lawrence Scott Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-090

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

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Corson, Helen H. 2
Golden Rule (Ketch) 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
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Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 2
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 2
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 2
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Walker, Charles C. 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Young, Wilmer J. 2
Anderson, Ross W. 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Bagley, Jack L. 1
Bigelow, Sylvia 1
Bishop, Sarah 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Carpenter, Florence Y. 1
Clark, Joseph S. 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
DeVault, Don 1
Dye, Arthur M. 1
Faust, Bertha, 1909- 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Gottwald, Norman K. (Norman Karol), 1926- 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Herter, Christian Archibald, 1895-1966 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Huntington, William R. 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Jamison, Jeannette 1
Langston, Beach, -1979 1
Malz, Gertrude 1
Martin, William R., 1938- 1
McNeil, Gelston 1
Miller, Lawrence McK. 1
Nash, Vernon 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). European Project 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Pacific Project 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Washington Prayer Vigil 1
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 1
Parkman, Patricia 1
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Pickus, Robert 1
Raitt, Walton A. 1
Reynolds, Earle L. 1
Simon, Emily Parker 1
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases 1
Uphaus, Willard E. (Willard Edwin), 1890-1983 1
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Wayland-Smith, Robert 1
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 1
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