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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

Robert J. Gwyn Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Gwyn, Robert J.
Abstract

Collection includes extensive information about the San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace (1960-1961), including material from a dismounted scrapbook; also includes three folders about the Committee of Correspondence (New York).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-

Bradford Lyttle Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-079
Overview Bradford Lyttle is a long time leading peace activist involved in the promotion of nonviolence for social change and the elimination of war and nuclear weapons. Lyttle was the organizer of the San Francisco to Moscow walk in the 1960-1961, to highlight the message of disarmament and nonviolent resistance and bringing together U.S. and Soviet citizens together during the height of the Cold War. He went on to organize and participate in other marches and protests, including the Quebec - ...
Dates: 1954-

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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Omaha Action (Project) 2
Québec-Washington-Guantánamo Walk for Peace 2