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Peace movements

Subject Source: Fast

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Abbie Hoffman, 2008-01-13

Scope and Contents

This file contains a pages from the Art and Entertainment section from The Daily Sunday News (1/13/08) containing an article about Abbie Hoffman and Sascha Baron Cohen’s casting in a film, playing Hoffman. There is also a ‘People Weekly’ memorial issue for Abbie Hoffman dated (5/1/1989). The magazine features a six page story about Hoffman and his life.

Dates: 2008-01-13

Act; the RITA's Newsletter

Scope and Contents GIs ACT is RITA or Registers Inside the Army’s Newsletter. The Newsletter contains articles and testimony from largely military personnel who served in the Vietnam War and who strongly oppose the American motives and practices within the war. These publications emphasized ways of resisting immoral action by the American military and government through resistance: whether is be within the military, through desertion or going AWOL. Issues included: (Vol.1, No. 2), (Vol.1, No. 3), (Vol.1, No....
Dates: Artificial Collection formed in 1967

Agape Foundation, 1976

Scope and Contents This file contains two separate documents related to the Agape foundation, a group dedicated to nonviolent social change. The first document is a brief letter dated October 1976, which announces the conclusion of organizational restructuring, and the construction of a northwest branch of the organization, as well as discussing the need for continued support via donation so that their projects and initiatives can be maintained. The second document is a newsletter dated September 1976 and...
Dates: 1976

Miriam Butterworth Papers

Identifier: 2008-0060

The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, notes, photographs, artifacts, and memoirs regarding Miriam Butterworth's life and activism, as well as her participation in local, state, and national politics.

Dates: 1935-2011

New England Committee for Nonviolent Action

 Collection — Box 2001-2017_01
Identifier: 2001-0017

Publications, flyers, and essays by the New England Committee for Nonviolent Action and the peace activist Bradford Lyttle. The NE CNVA was located in Voluntown, Connecticut.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1960 - 1989

Plowshares Institute Records

Identifier: 2011-0034

The collection contains the administrative files of the Simsbury, Connecticut-based organization, Plowshares Institute, which focuses on peace building, education, and global conflict transformation. Records from the institute include records of travel seminars, annual reports, board meeting minutes, and other documentation. This collection is currently closed for research until June 2012.

Dates: 1971-2010

Poras Collection of Vietnam War Memorabilia

Identifier: 2007-0124

Materials from the American Vietnam War era, including American and Vietnamese propaganda, posters from the pro-war and anti-war movements, as well as artifacts from American soldiers who served in the war. 

Dates: undated, 1931-2001

Joyce McKelvey Rawitscher Papers

Identifier: 2018-0124

Materials related to Joyce McKelvey Rawitscher's involvement with the American Friends Service Committee Records from Storrs Meeting House.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 2016

Cal Robertson Papers

Identifier: 2015-0052

Collection of materials created and collected by Vietnam War veteran and peace activist, Cal Robertson.

Dates: undated, 1965-2014

Louise B. Simmons Papers

Identifier: 2015-0113

Papers of a social activist and Professor of Social Work and Director of the Urban Semester Program at the University of Connecticut, detailing her work with social and political movements in the 1970s and 1980s in the Hartford, Connecticut, area.

Dates: undated, 1970-1992, 2006-2015

Stephen Thornton Papers

Identifier: 2014-0073

The papers of a labor activist and organizer of Hartford, Connecticut, including alternative press publications, union newsletters, strike and labor organizing literature, flyers and pamphlets.

Dates: undated, 1898-2017