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Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-135
Overview

The Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice was initated in 1974 to "call for disarmament, a simultaneous shift of economic priorities away from militarism and toward meeting domestic and global human needs, and removal of the causes of war." When the Walk ended on October 18, 1976 at the Pentagon in Washington D.C., walkers had covered 8,000 miles through 34 states.

Dates: 1975-1978

A. J. Muste Papers

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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

War Resisters League Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-040
Overview The War Resisters League is a pacifist organization whose members are against all war. Witnessing the establishment of the War Resisters' International in Europe in 1921, and sensing a need for a similar organization in the United States, Dr. Jessie Wallace Hughan established the War Resisters League as an independent organization. The War Resisters League membership pledge, which has remained essentially unchanged since its inception, reads: "The War Resisters League affirms that war is a...
Dates: 1923-1994

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Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Hedemann, Ed 2
McReynolds, David 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
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Aberman, Sidney 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice 1
Cook, Cara 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Cousins, Norman 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Erickson, Larry 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Frankel, Morton 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Gara, Larry 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
Ladd, Steve 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Lens, Sidney 1
Leonard, Vickie 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 1
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 1
Olmstead, Frank 1
Owen, India 1
Ransom, Frances Rose 1
Rapoport, Anatol, 1911-2007 1
Richards, Edward C. M., 1886-1974 1
Roodenko, Igal 1
Roszak, Theodore, 1933-2011 1
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Schaum, Winifred W. 1
Schwartz, Wendy (Editor) 1
Sheehan, Joanne 1
Sobell, Morton 1
Sterner, Beverly 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Van Dusen, Henry P. (Henry Pitney), 1897-1975 1
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 1
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 1
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