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A Quaker Action Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Scope and Contents A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection include minutes, correspondence (1966-1971), memoranda, financial records, subject files (organizations), research files (topics), project files, newsletters, press releases, statements of Quaker yearly meetings in various cities, clippings, photographs and sound recordings. The files were first processed in 1974, and then again in 1980. In 2004, archival intern, Joe Clark, sorted the papers into the present...
Dates: 1965-1973

Ross Flanagan Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-064
Overview

Ross Flanagan (1934- ), is Quaker pacifist and activist, has been involved in many Quaker-sponsored projects, peace, and civil rights activities. In the 1950s he served on the staff of the American Friends Service Committee. He was an early protestor against the Vietnam war and worked with A Quaker Action Group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the 1970s Flanagan was involved in neighborhood revitalization projects in West Philadelphia.

Dates: 1962-1993; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Mississippi Project Financial Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-826
Overview In response to the 1964 bombing of 44 black churches in Mississippi, Philadelphia and New York Yearly Meetings coordinated a joint effort to rebuild the destroyed churches and to attempt to foster racial reconciliation in the area. The project sent Lawrence and Viola Scott to Jackson, Mississippi as Quaker representatives. By 1966, the group had rebuilt 33 of the 44 churches, and built a community center in rural Canton, Mississippi. This collection is primarily composed of financial...
Dates: 1949-1967

Peace Action Center Records

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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

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 3
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Subject
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 2
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History 1
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African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- Mississippi -- History 1
Civil rights -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Crime prevention -- Citizen participation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Direct action -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
Poor People's Campaign 1
Quakers -- Canada -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Mississippi 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Race relations -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Delaware 1
Society of Friends -- Maryland 1
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 1
Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
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Names
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 2
Friends Committee for Reconciliation and Church Reconstruction 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Parkman, Patricia 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
Walker, Charles C. 2
American Friends Service Committee 1
Anderson, Ross W. 1
Bagley, Jack L. 1
Beheiren 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Bishop, Sarah 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Carpenter, Florence Y. 1
Champney, Horace 1
Citizens Local Alliance for a Safer Philadelphia 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
DeVault, Don 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Faust, Bertha, 1909- 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
Gottwald, Norman K. (Norman Karol), 1926- 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Huffman, Herbert 1
Interfaith Peacemakers Association 1
Kalish, Donald 1
Lakey, George 1
Lee, Kenneth, 1944- 1
Legg, Samuel 1
Levering, Robert, 1944- 1
Martin, William R., 1938- 1
Massar, Ivan 1
McNeil, Gelston 1
Meacham, Stewart 1
Mimms, William R. 1
Moody, Roger 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
Nash, Vernon 1
Neely, Frances E. 1
Nelson, Beryl Herbert 1
Newlands, David L., 1938- 1
Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 1
Peace in Vietnam Committee of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Reynolds, Earle L. 1
Rocket, Writer 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Safer Neighborhoods are Possible (Organization) 1
Scott, Viola 1
Shivers, Lynne 1
Smiley, Glenn E. 1
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 1
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 1
U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases 1
Uphaus, Willard E. (Willard Edwin), 1890-1983 1
Vietnam Moratorium Committee (U.S.) 1
Warren, Emlyn 1
Wayland-Smith, Robert 1
Wegener, Ellie 1
Wood, J. Duncan (John Duncan) 1
Young, Wilmer J. 1
Zietlow, Carl P. 1
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