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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

Robert Levering Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-080

Robert E. Levering is a pacifist and Quaker. He has been the co-author of Fortune magazine's annual list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," and a speaker on workplace trends and management strategies aimed at improving workplace productivity. Levering is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Martin Luther King Jr. School of Social Change.

Dates: 1967-1972

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-

A. J. Muste Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-050
Overview A.J. Muste (1885-1967), was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, but later (1917), he became a member of the Society of Friends. During World War I, Muste's refusal to abandon his pacifist position led to his forced resignation from the Central Congregational Church in Newtonville, Massachusetts. Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919 when he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became the director of the Brookwood Labor College in...
Dates: 1920-1967

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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Lyttle, Bradford 4
American Friends Service Committee 3
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 2
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Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Levering, Robert, 1944- 2
Lynd, Staughton 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
Parkman, Patricia 2
Walker, Charles C. 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Anderson, Ross W. 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Bagley, Jack L. 1
Beheiren 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Bishop, Sarah 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Carpenter, Florence Y. 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Champney, Horace 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cook, Cara 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
Davidov, Marv 1
DeVault, Don 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
Desai, Narayan 1
Dolci, Danilo 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Enzer, Erica 1
Faust, Bertha, 1909- 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Frankel, Morton 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
Gloor, Michele 1
Gottwald, Norman K. (Norman Karol), 1926- 1
Gregonis, Peter 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Kalish, Donald 1
Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005 1
Klein, Yvonne 1
Lakey, George 1
Lee, Kenneth, 1944- 1
Legg, Samuel 1
Lens, Sidney 1
Levering, Susan Dworkin 1
Martin, William R., 1938- 1
Massar, Ivan 1
McNeil, Gelston 1
Meyer, Christopher (Business owner) 1
Mimms, William R. 1
Moody, Roger 1
Nash, Vernon 1
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 1
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 1
Nelson, Beryl Herbert 1
New Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam 1
Noell, Chuck 1
Omaha Action (Project) 1
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 1
People's Coalition for Peace and Justice 1
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 1
Polaris (Missile) 1
Québec-Washington-Guantánamo Walk for Peace 1
Rapoport, Anatol, 1911-2007 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Reynolds, Earle L. 1
Rocket, Writer 1
Roszak, Theodore, 1933-2011 1
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Shivers, Lynne 1
Smiley, Glenn E. 1
Sobell, Morton 1
Stephens, John, pacifist 1
Sterner, Beverly 1
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
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