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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

Devere Allen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-053
Abstract Author, editor, journalist and lecturer; advocate of internationalist pacifism; influential member of the Socialist Party in the 1930s; genealogist; recorder of Rhode Island history and lore; named Harold Devere Allen.
Dates: 1809-1978; Majority of material found within 1910-1955

Robert Wallace Gilmore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-163
Abstract Robert W. Gilmore was a Quaker pacifist who was involved in a number of peace groups, either as a staffperson or as a Board member. His papers reflect these involvements through correspondence and other materials.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-1982

George Lakey Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-259
Dates: 1974-1984

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

October 6 Witness Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-October 6 Witness
Abstract Includes correspondence (1983-1984), minutes of meetings, financial records, mailing lists, planning reports, publicity, press coverage, newspaper clippings, and follow-up notes. Correspondents include Bruce Birchard, Samuel D. Caldwell, and Morton Frank.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1983-1984

Peace Association of Friends in America Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-027
Overview The Peace Association of Friends in America was organized in 1867 by Orthodox Friends in the New York, Baltimore, North Carolina, Ohio, Indiana, Western and Iowa Yearly Meetings in reaction to the Civil War, with its mission being to convince Friends and others that war was unchristian, inhumane and unnecessary.
Dates: 1868-1944

Lawrence Scott Papers

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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

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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 4
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 3
Direct action -- History -- Sources 2
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Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Germany (West) -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 1
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Ballistic missiles -- United States 1
Biological warfare -- History -- Sources 1
Chemical warfare -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Connecticut -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Eniwetok Proving Grounds (Marshall Islands) -- History -- Sources 1
Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) -- History -- Sources 1
German Americans -- History -- Sources 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Journalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Labor leaders -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lecturers -- United States -- Biography -- Sources 1
Mennonites -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Messenger of peace (Richmond, IN : 1870) 1
Messenger of peace (Richmond, IN : 1900) 1
Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Peace movements -- Germany (West) -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Periodical editors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Polaris (Missile) 1
Poor People's Campaign 1
Prisoners' writings, American 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Political activity -- 20th century -- History -- Sources 1
Race relations -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Socialist parties -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 1
War tax resistance -- United States 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
World tomorrow (Periodical) 1
Young democracy (Periodical) 1
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 4
Committee for Nonviolent Action 3
Lyttle, Bradford 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 3
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Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 3
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Lakey, George 2
Newton, Ray 2
Pickus, Robert 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
Walker, Charles C. 2
War Resisters League 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Beheiren 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Birchard, Bruce 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Caldwell, Samuel D. 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Cary, John R. 1
Catchpool, Corder, 1883-1952 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Ceresole, Pierre, 1879-1945 1
Champney, Horace 1
Chase, E. Dixwell 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Committee of Correspondence (New York, N.Y. : 1960-1962) 1
Committee on U.S.-U.S.S.R. Peace Leadership Exchange 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cook, Cara 1
Coolidge, A. Sprague 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
Cranston, Maurice, 1920-1993 1
Crozer Theological Seminary 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Drevet, Camille 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Dulles, John Foster 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Einstein, Albert 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 1
Engelbrecht, H. C. (Helmuth Carol), 1895-1939 1
Enzer, Erica 1
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends : U.S.). Peace Board 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966 1
Foxworthy, Theodore 1
Frank, Morton 1
Frankel, Morton 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
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