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Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness
Abstract Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness; organized the November 1960 Washington Pilgrimage and two-day vigil at the Pentagon; chaired by Henry J. Cadbury; also called the Quaker Peace Witness Committee; work was continued by the Friends Witness for World Order
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-1961

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

Friends Witness for World Order Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Friends Witness for World Order
Overview These records contain meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence, releases/literature, statistics, publicity and press coverage, address by Dorothy Hutchinson, delegation visits to President Kennedy and to ambassadors during Washington, D.C., and photographs.
Dates: 1962

Great Peace March for Global Nuclear Disarmament Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-147
Abstract In 1986 six hundred people marched across the United States to demonstrate their opposition to the world-wide nuclear arms race. The march took nine months from California to Washington, D.C. The marchers wrote: "we will create a non-violent focus for positive change; the imperative being that nuclear weapons are politically, socially, economically and morally unjustifiable, and that, in any number, they are unacceptable." The GPM was also a traveling intentional and communal society.
Dates: 1986 - Date; Majority of material found within 1986

Robin Harper Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Harper, Robin
Overview Robin Harper is active in the peace movement. During the 1950s and 1960s he protested nuclear weapons and missile defense systems. The papers in this collection reflect that involvement.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1957-1967

Dale Malleck Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Malleck, Dale
Abstract Includes printed materials, some correspondence and pamphlets, mainly information about Malleck and the Great Peace March for Global Nuclear Disarmament (1985); includes poetry and other writings about peace by Malleck. Collection includes photos and t-shirts from various marches.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1985-1994

Kevin J. Shay Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Shay, Kevin
Overview Kevin J. Shay is a journalist, author, photographer, activist, and marcher for peace and justice.
Dates: 1983-2000

Marjorie Swann and Robert Swann Papers

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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

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

Walkabout Peace and Justice Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-162
Overview Walkabout Peace and Justice was first organized in 1985 in Davis, California, as an experimental project to provide a source of information for the peace-walking community. The group sponsored walks in support of issues related to peace and social justice; acted as a clearinghouse to provide information about other peace walks, mainly through its journal, Walkabout Peace and Justice. It's most siginficant organizer was Barbara Hirshkowitz, who later became a participant in New Society...
Dates: 1981-1992

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