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A Quaker Action Group Records

 Collection
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 order,...
Dates: 1965-1973

Committee for Nonviolent Action Records

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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

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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

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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

National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-075
Overview The National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam was a conference of groups opposed to the United States' involvement in Vietnam. This groups in1966 and its first major undertaking at that time was to organize a mass rally on April 15, 1967, both in New York City and in San Francisco. The Mobe's chief aim was to mobilize public opinion against the Vietnamese War and against such other injustices of society as black inequality. It sought to weld a coalition of existing peace groups...
Dates: 1966-1969

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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 3
Direct action -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
Atomic bomb -- Testing -- History -- Sources 1
Ballistic missiles -- United States 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Labor leaders -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Polaris (Missile) 1
Poor People's Campaign 1
Prisoners' writings, American 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Radicalism -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Radicalism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Students -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Students -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Vietnam -- Politics and government -- 1945-1975 -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 1
War tax resistance -- United States 1
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Committee for Nonviolent Action 3
Lyttle, Bradford 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
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Lens, Sidney 2
Omaha Action (Project) 2
Québec-Washington-Guantánamo Walk for Peace 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Sterner, Beverly 2
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Beheiren 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Bevel, James L. (James Luther), 1936- 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Buch, Peter 1
Butterworth, Harrison 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
Cousins, Norman 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Davis, Rennie 1
Dawson, Kipp 1
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Enzer, Erica 1
Everyman (Ship) 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Frankel, Morton 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
Gloor, Michele 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Greenblatt, Robert, economist 1
Gregonis, Peter 1
Haworth, Neil D. 1
Herrick, Scott 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
Keyes, Gene 1
Klein, Yvonne 1
Lakey, George 1
Lazar, Edward 1
Lee, Kenneth, 1944- 1
Legg, Samuel 1
Levering, Robert, 1944- 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
Massar, Ivan 1
Mimms, William R. 1
Moody, Roger 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 1
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 1
National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam 1
Nelson, Beryl 1
New England Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 1
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 1
Parkman, Patricia 1
Peck, Sidney M. (Sidney Morris), 1926- 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Polaris (Missile) 1
Polaris Action 1
Rapoport, Anatol, 1911-2007 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Rocket, Writer 1
Roszak, Theodore, 1933-2011 1
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Salstrom, F. Paul 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Shivers, Lynne 1
Smiley, Glenn E. 1
Sobell, Morton 1
Spring Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam 1
Stephens, John, pacifist 1
Sutheim, Susan 1
Swann, Marjorie 1
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