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Committee for Nonviolent Action Records

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

Bradford Lyttle Papers

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-

David McReynolds Papers

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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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
DiGia, Ralph 2
Omaha Action (Project) 2
Québec-Washington-Guantánamo Walk for Peace 2
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Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 1
Altbach, Philip G. 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Deats, Richard L., 1932- 1
Duff, Peggy 1
Enzer, Erica 1
Everyman (Ship) 1
Forest, Jim (James H.) 1
Gilmore, Robert, 1941- 1
Gloor, Michele 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Goodman, Paul, 1911-1972 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Gottlieb, Sanford 1
Gregonis, Peter 1
Harrington, Michael, 1928-1989 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 1
Haworth, Neil D. 1
Hentoff, Nat 1
Herrick, Scott 1
Keyes, Gene 1
Keys, Donald 1
Klein, Yvonne 1
Lazar, Edward 1
McReynolds, David 1
Meacham, Stewart 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 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
Peck, James 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Pickus, Robert 1
Polaris (Missile) 1
Polaris Action 1
Prasad, Devi 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Reynolds, Earle L. 1
Roodenko, Igal 1
Rukuyser, Muriel 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Salstrom, F. Paul 1
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 1
Socialist Party (U.S.) 1
Solomonow, Allan 1
Stephens, John, pacifist 1
Swann, Marjorie 1
Swann, Robert S. 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Tatum, Arlo D. 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
United States Pacifist Party 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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