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A Quaker Action Group Records

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

Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-135

The Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice was initated in 1974 to "call for disarmament, a simultaneous shift of economic priorities away from militarism and toward meeting domestic and global human needs, and removal of the causes of war." When the Walk ended on October 18, 1976 at the Pentagon in Washington D.C., walkers had covered 8,000 miles through 34 states.

Dates: 1975-1978

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

People's Coalition for Peace and Justice Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-084
Overview The People's Coalition for Peace and Justice included various peace, anti-poverty, and labor groups. These groups worked together to confront the related issues of war in Southeast Asia and racism, sexism, poverty, and repression in the United States. The People's Coalition for Peace and Justice was founded in 1970 as National Coalition Against War, Racism, and Repression and organized several specific campaigns including People's Peace Treaty, Citizen's Action Pledge, and Nixon Eviction...
Dates: 1970-1974

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Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Levering, Robert, 1944- 2
Parkman, Patricia 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
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Walker, Charles C. 2
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A Quaker Action Group 1
Anderson, Ross W. 1
Bagley, Jack L. 1
Beheiren 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Bishop, Sarah 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Carpenter, Florence Y. 1
Champney, Horace 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
DeVault, Don 1
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Erickson, Larry 1
Faust, Bertha, 1909- 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Gara, Larry 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
Gottwald, Norman K. (Norman Karol), 1926- 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Kalish, Donald 1
Ladd, Steve 1
Lakey, George 1
Lee, Kenneth, 1944- 1
Legg, Samuel 1
Leonard, Vickie 1
Martin, William R., 1938- 1
Massar, Ivan 1
McNeil, Gelston 1
McReynolds, David 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
National Coalition Against War, Racism, and Repression 1
Nelson, Beryl Herbert 1
Owen, India 1
Paris World Assembly for Peace and Independence of Indochinese People (1972) (Versailles, France) 1
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 1
Peck, Sidney M. (Sidney Morris), 1926- 1
People's Coalition for Peace and Justice 1
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Reynolds, Earle L. 1
Rocket, Writer 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Samuel, Pat 1
Sheehan, Joanne 1
Shivers, Lynne 1
Smiley, Glenn E. 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
War Resisters League 1
Warren, Emlyn 1
Wayland-Smith, Robert 1
Webster, Barbara 1
Weiss, Cora, 1934- 1
Wood, J. Duncan (John Duncan) 1
Young, Ronald J., 1942- 1
Young, Wilmer J. 1
Zietlow, Carl P. 1
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