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Civil Defense Protest Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Civil Defense Protest Committee
Abstract

Collection includes meeting minutes, correspondence, legal documents, pamphlets, publicity materials, and newspaper clippings; the bulk of the collection is from 1955.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1955-1962

Committee for Nonviolent Action Records

 Collection
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

A. J. Muste Papers

 Collection
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

Lawrence Scott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-090
Overview

Lawrence Scott was a construction engineer, Baptist clergyman, and Quaker activist. He worked as an activist against the testing of nuclear weapons and biological weapons research. He was the supervisor for the Friends Mississippi Project, project director of the Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick in Maryland, executive secretary of the Peace Action Center and a founder of A Quaker Action Group.

Dates: 1955-1965

Marjorie Swann and Robert Swann Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-264
Overview

The Swanns were Quaker peace activitists who were particularly well known for their part in nonviolent direct action against nuclear weapons testing and deployment in the 1950s-1960s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1949-1972

Walk for Peace Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Walk for Peace
Dates: 1958

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  • Subject: Peace movements -- United States X
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  • Names: Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 X

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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 2
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 1
Atomic bomb -- Testing -- History -- Sources 1
Ballistic missiles -- United States 1
Biological warfare -- History -- Sources 1
Chemical warfare -- History -- Sources 1
Civil defense -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Direct action -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Eniwetok Proving Grounds (Marshall Islands) -- History -- Sources 1
Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) -- History -- Sources 1
Labor leaders -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Peace movements -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Sources 1
Polaris (Missile) 1
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Race relations -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 1
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
Committee for Nonviolent Action 3
Golden Rule (Ketch) 3
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 3
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 2
DiGia, Ralph 2
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Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
New England Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 2
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 2
Omaha Action (Project) 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Swann, Marjorie 2
Swann, Robert S. 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
American Friends Service Committee 1
Annual Training Institute in Non-Violence, Grindstone Island (Portland, Ontario, Canada) 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Civil Defense Protest Committee (New York, N.Y.) 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cook, Cara 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Everyman (Ship) 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Frankel, Morton 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 1
Haworth, Neil D. 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 1
Herrick, Scott 1
Jamison, Jeannette 1
Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005 1
Keyes, Gene 1
Lazar, Edward 1
Lens, Sidney 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
Malina, Judith, 1926- 1
Malz, Gertrude 1
Miller, Lawrence McK. 1
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 1
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). European Project 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Pacific Project 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Washington Prayer Vigil 1
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 1
Peacemaker Movement 1
Peck, James 1
Pell, Orlie, 1900- 1
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Pickus, Robert 1
Polaris Action 1
Provisional Defense Committee (New York, N.Y.) 1
Québec-Washington-Guantánamo Walk for Peace 1
Raitt, Walton A. 1
Rapoport, Anatol, 1911-2007 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Reynolds, Earle L. 1
Roodenko, Igal 1
Roszak, Theodore, 1933-2011 1
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 1
Salstrom, F. Paul 1
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Simon, Emily Parker 1
Sobell, Morton 1
Sterner, Beverly 1
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Van Dusen, Henry P. (Henry Pitney), 1897-1975 1
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Walk for Peace (Project) 1
Walker, Charles C. 1
War Resisters League 1
Young, Wilmer J. 1
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