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Committee for Nonviolent Action Records

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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

John D'Emilio Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-D'Emilio, John
Abstract Audiocassettes and typed transcripts of interviews with Bayard Rustin, his friends and co-workers for D'Emilio's book Lost Prophet: the Life and Times of Bayard Rustin. Rustin was an African-American conscientious objector, civil rights worker, pacifist, Quaker. Interviews were between 1992 and 2002. Interviewees include: Bayard Rustin, Charles Bloomstein, Ernest Bromley, Marion Bromley, Stephen Carey, Ralph DiGia, Roy Finch, Caleb Foote, Larry Gara, Norman Hill, Rachelle Horowitz, George...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1992-2002

David McReynolds Papers

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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

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Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
African American civil rights workers -- History -- Sources 1
African American gay men -- History -- Sources 1
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Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
McReynolds, David 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
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Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 1
Altbach, Philip G. 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Bloomstein, Charles 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Carey, Stephen 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
D'Emilio, John 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Deats, Richard L., 1932- 1
Duff, Peggy 1
Everyman (Ship) 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Foote, Caleb, 1917-2006 1
Forest, Jim (James H.) 1
Gara, Larry 1
Gilmore, Robert, 1941- 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Goodman, Paul, 1911-1972 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Gottlieb, Sanford 1
Harrington, Michael, 1928-1989 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 1
Haworth, Neil D. 1
Hentoff, Nat 1
Herrick, Scott 1
Hill, Norman, 1933- 1
Horowitz, Rachelle 1
Houser, George M. 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Keyes, Gene 1
Keys, Donald 1
Lazar, Edward 1
Meacham, Stewart 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
Naegle, Walter 1
New England Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Nhất Hạnh, Thích 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 1
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 1
Omaha Action (Project) 1
Peck, James 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Pickus, Robert 1
Platt, Davis 1
Polaris Action 1
Prasad, Devi 1
Québec-Washington-Guantánamo Walk for Peace 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Reynolds, Earle L. 1
Roodenko, Igal 1
Rukuyser, Muriel 1
Salstrom, F. Paul 1
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 1
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 1
Smiley, Glenn E. 1
Socialist Party (U.S.) 1
Solomonow, Allan 1
Swann, Marjorie 1
Swann, Robert S. 1
Swomley, Margie Carpenter 1
Tatum, Arlo D. 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
War Resisters League 1
Waskow, Arthur Ocean, 1933- 1
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 1
Woodward, Beverly 1
Zeidler, Frank P. 1
Zinn, Howard, 1922-2010 1
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