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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

Ross Flanagan Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-064

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

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

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Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 2
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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 for Reconciliation and Church Reconstruction 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
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 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
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 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
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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