Swarthmore College Peace Collection

People's Coalition for Peace and Justice Records, 1970-1974

Collection: DG 084


Contact Information
Swarthmore College Peace Collection
500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081-1399
U.S.A.
Telephone: (610) 328-8557 (Curator)
Fax: (610) 328-8544
Email: wchmiel1@swarthmore.edu (Curator)
URL: http://www.swarthmore.edu/Library/peace/


Descriptive Summary
Repository
Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Creator
People's Coalition for Peace and Justice
Title
People's Coalition for Peace and Justice Records
Inclusive Dates
1970-1974
Call Number
DG 084

Language of Materials
Materials in English
Extent
5 linear feet [papers only]
Abstract
The People's Coalition for Peace and Justice included various peace, anti-poverty, and labor groups. These groups worked together to confront the related issues of war in Southeast Asia and racism, sexism, poverty, and repression in the United States. The People's Coalition for Peace and Justice was founded in 1970 as National Coalition Against War, Racism, and Repression and organized several specific campaigns including People's Peace Treaty, Citizen's Action Pledge, and Nixon Eviction campaign; reports, speeches, and resolutions pertaining to the Assembly for Peace and Independence of the People of Indochina held at Versailles, France, February 1972.

Administrative Information
Restrictions to Access
None
Usage Restrictions
None
Alternate Form of Material
None
Acquisitions Information
Gift of Barbara Webster, 1970 [Acc. 77A-090]
Processing Information
Processed by SCPC staff; this finding aid created by Wendy E. Chmielewski, December 2009.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the People's Coalition for Peace and Justice Records Records (DG 084), Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law

Online Catalog Headings
These and related materials may be found under the following headings in online library/archival catalogs.
See tripod record


Related Collections
Robert E. Levering Papers (DG 080)

Historical Background
The People's Coalition for Peace and Justice included various peace, anti-poverty, and labor groups. These groups worked together to confront the related issues of war in Southeast Asia and racism, sexism, poverty, and repression in the United States. The People's Coalition for Peace and Justice was founded in 1970 as National Coalition Against War, Racism, and Repression and organized several specific campaigns including People's Peace Treaty, Citizen's Action Pledge, and Nixon Eviction campaign; reports, speeches, and resolutions pertaining to the Assembly for Peace and Independence of the People of Indochina held at Versailles, France, February 1972.

Collection Overview
This collection includes reference files containing newsletters and other publications from affiliated national and local organizations; and subject files on amnesty, impeachment, and various aspects of the Vietnam war. Leaders of People's Coalition for Peace and Justice represented include David Dellinger, William Douthard, Robert E. Levering, Bradford Lyttle, Sidney M. Peck, Pat Samuel, Barbara Webster, Cora Weiss, and Ronald J. Young.

Items removed:
Posters
Audio visual material
Periodicals
Stickers






Detailed Description of the Collection

Box 1
Movin' Together [2 folders]

Box 2
People's Coalition for Peace and Justice key mailings
Nixon eviction 1970 (May)
May 4 moratorium
1973 (June 16)
Mayday 1970 (May)
Miami
Peace delegations
Rome conference 1973 (February)
Moratorium 1971 (October 13)
Literature - Washington (May 15-22)
National Mobilization and Parade Committee
1973 (January 20)

Box 3
Harrisburg 1972 (April 1)
People's Coalition
Spring Mobilization Committee
People's Peace Treaty
Sid Peck
Key contact mailings
People's Coalition for Peace and Justice press releases
Blockade
Sample leaflets
Armed Forces Day 1972
Emergency Action: 1972 (May 21-22)

Box 4
Coordinating committee
Correspondence
Fund-raising
Emergency action/meeting 1972 (April 15-16)
Coordinating committee 1973 (April 27-28)
History
People's Coalition for Peace and Justice material
People's Coalition for Peace and Justice - coordinating committee
National Coalitiong Against War, Racism, and Repression: copies
People's Coaliton for Peace and Justice 1971

Box 5
People's Coaliton from 1971 (spring) - 1974 (spring)
Materials from refile box - DG 8

People's Coalition for Peace and Justice [2 folders]
People's Coalition for Peace and Justice materials, 1971-1973 [2 folders]

Box 6
People's Coalition for Peace and Justice Clippings
People's Coalition for Peace and Justice -current-

Citizen’s Action Pledge Signers (no contribution)
Organizing Materials
Research Materials
Graphics
Films, tapes, slide shows
Amnesty
Ad hoc military buildup Committee- 1972 (spring)
Air War Collective
Impeachment
US Secret Police
Political Prisoners in South Vietnam
Vietnamese in the US
War and the Economy

Box 7
War since the ceasefire
American Friends Service Committee
Another Mother for Peace
Black Economic Development Conference
Business Executives for Peace
Clergy And Laymen Concerned (About Vietnam?)
Committee Of LIaison with FAMilies of Servicemen Detained in North Vietnam (COLIFAM)
Catholic Peace Fellowship
Center Surveys
Citizens Committee for the Three Point Program
Collecte Vietnam
Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars- Cornell
Corporate Examiner
Counter- Spy
Epica Reports
Fellowship of Reconciliation

Indian Affairs
Indochina Bulletin
Indochina Mobile Education Project
Indochina Peace Campaign

Box 8
Indochina Resource Center [2 folders]
Indochina- summer
Medical Aid- Indochina
Miscellaneous Organizations
President US National Student Association
Newsletters
People’s Party
News from Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia
Pentagon Papers Peace Project (PPPP)
Safe Return
SANE
United Farm WOrkers, AFL-CIO (UFWOC)
United States Committee for Justice to Latin American Political Prisoners (USLA)
History- 1971 (January)- People’s Peace Treaty

Box 9
Project Air War
Redress
Southern Conference Educational Fund (SCEF)
US Committee to Aid National Liberation Front
Vietnam Veterans Against the War
Pennsylvania
Washington
Wisconsin
Africa
Cambodia
Canada/Denmark/China
France
Germany/Great Britain/ Ireland/ Israel/ Italy/ Laos
Japan
Latin America
Norway-Phillipines
Sweden/ Switzerland/ Thailand
From Vietnam

10
Versailles Conference, 1972 (February)
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
War Resisters League
Women Strike for Peace
War Tax Resistence
War Crimes Tribunal
World Peace Council
Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam (PRG)
District of Columbia
Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois
Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky., Massachusetts, Missouri, Minnesota, New Mexico, New Jersey, Nevada
New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Tennesee, Texas, Virginia

Refile box
People's Coalition for Peace and Justice [5 folders]

 



This finding aid was last updated on December 7, 2009.