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Committee for Nonviolent Action Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-017
Overview CNVA was one of the first American peace groups to focus on nonviolentdirect action including civil disobedience. Its purpose of organizing imaginative and dramatic protest demonstrations on both land and sea attracted radical pacifists and called the attention of the American public to the atrocities of nuclear warfare. CNVA's first protest action was a vigil held outside the atomic weapons test grounds in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 1957. In the second half of its existence CNVA efforts began to...
Dates: 1958-1968

War Resisters League Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-040
Overview The War Resisters League is a pacifist organization whose members are against all war. Witnessing the establishment of the War Resisters' International in Europe in 1921, and sensing a need for a similar organization in the United States, Dr. Jessie Wallace Hughan established the War Resisters League as an independent organization. The War Resisters League membership pledge, which has remained essentially unchanged since its inception, reads: "The War Resisters League affirms that war is a...
Dates: 1923-1994

WIN Magazine Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-077
Overview WIN Magazine was started in January 1966 by the New York Workshop in Nonviolence, a New York City pacifist direct action group which functioned as an affiliate of both the Committee for Nonviolent Action and the War Resisters League. In September 1966 full title of the magazine became WIN Peace and Freedom through Nonviolent Action. WIN solicited articles and poetry promoting many liberal and radical causes including disarmament, draft resistance, war tax refusal, and other pacifist concerns...
Dates: 1968-1984

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Haworth, Neil D. 2
Hedemann, Ed 2
Hedemann, Grace 2
McReynolds, David 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
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Roodenko, Igal 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Schwartz, Wendy (Editor) 2
War Resisters League 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Cakars, Maris 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Davidon, Ann Morrissett 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Everyman (Ship) 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Gara, Larry 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 1
Herrick, Scott 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Jezer, Marty 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
Keyes, Gene 1
Lazar, Edward 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
New England Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
New York Workshop in Nonviolence 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 1
Olmstead, Frank 1
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 1
Omaha Action (Project) 1
Peck, James 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Polaris Action 1
Québec-Washington-Guantánamo Walk for Peace 1
Ransom, Frances Rose 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Reynolds, Earle L. 1
Richards, Edward C. M., 1886-1974 1
Salstrom, F. Paul 1
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 1
Schaum, Winifred W. 1
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 1
Swann, Marjorie 1
Swann, Robert S. 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 1
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