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Voluntarism -- United States -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

SCI International Voluntary Service (U.S.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-148
Overview

This organization was stablished around 1956 by Robert Stowell and others as an American affiliate of Service Civil International with the goals of voluntary service, self-discipline, and international friendship. The group operated approximately 87 workcamps between 1954 and 1974. SCI provided placements and alternative service for conscientious objectors. SCI suspended operation in the mid-1970s, but was revived in the mid-1980s by a group of former SCI volunteers.

Dates: 1954-1976

Peter Weiss Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Weiss, Peter
Overview

Peter Weiss was born in Austria and moved to the U.S. in 1941. He worked has as a lawyer from 1955 to 2006 and is interested in nuclear policy and other human rights and peace issues. He is married to activist Cora Weiss.

Dates: 1949-1967