Swarthmore College Peace Collection

Children's Peace Fair Records, 1988-1999

Collection: DG 218


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
Children's Peace Fair
Title
Children's Peace Fair Records
Inclusive Dates
1988-1999
Call Number
DG 218

Language of Materials
Materials in English
Extent
3.75 linear feet [papers only]
Abstract
The Children's Peace Fair began in1988 in New Jersey. It was an annual fair to teach children how they can contribute to world peace and learn conflict resolution skills. This children's event was organized in association with the Monmouth (New Jersey) Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. Most of the fairs were held at Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, New Jersey.

Administrative Information
Restrictions to Access
None
Usage Restrictions
None
Alternate Form of Material
None
Acquisitions Information
Gift of Donald Jacoby, 2003 [Acc. 03A-095, Acc. 03A-096]; 2005 [Acc. 05A-010]
Processing Information
Collection partially processed by student Sheveen Greene, October-December 2003
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in theChildren's Peace Fair Records (DG 218), 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
Deborah Jacoby Collected Papers (CDG-A)

Historical Background
The Children's Peace Fair began in1988 in New Jersey. It was an annual fair to teach children how they can contribute to world peace and learn conflict resolution skills. This children's event was organized in association with the Monmouth (NJ) Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. Most of the fairs were held at Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, New Jersey.

Collection Overview
This collection is still in the original order in which it was donated.

Items removed:
Photographs
Children's drawings & other items removed to Oversized Items Collection
1 bumpersticker
1 fabric patch
6 posters (advertising peace fairs)


Arrangement of Collection
This collection is unprocessed and remains in the order in which it was donated.




Detailed Description of the Collection

Box 1
Fair planning; draft of promotion letters, 1988
Organization response; activity planning, 1988
Anti-War toys petition and signatures, 1988
Post fair; letter evaluations, 1988
Monmouth People for Peace Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, 1989
Brookdale Community College volunteer service; CPF recruitment, 1989
Agenda/ planning of peace fair, 1989
Activity planning; exhibits, 1989
Children’s services, 1990
Peace fair exhibitors and international contacts, 1990
Address labels of exhibitors, 1990
Bridges for peace; exhibits, 1990
Children’s letters to Bush and senators with reply, 1990
Committee draft/agenda, 1991
Activity planning; exhibits, 1991
List of Monmouth County high school principals, 1991

Box 2
Gulf War talk for children, 1991
Activity planning/exhibits, 1991
Exhibitor list, 1991
Conflict management for kids, 1991
Magic tour; earth pledge, 1991
Holocaust Expo, 1991
Children’s letters to the President, 1991
Press and media releases, 1991
Peace fair evaluation forms, 1991
Committee Draft, 1992
Administration, 1992
Schedules of exhibits, 1992
Participant confirmation forms, 1992
Correspondence; letters from legislators, 1992
Peace monument contest, 1992
The earth pledge, 1992
Children’s letters to the President, 1992

Box 3
Poll booth results, 1992
Follow-up to fair; evaluations, 1992
Financial info; organization, 1993
Participants; exhibits; budget, 1993
Participant confirmation forms, 1993
Volunteers and entertainment, 1993
Exhibitor list, 1993
Vendor forms; international fair, 1993
Program book graphics, 1993
Conflict management and resolution for children, 1993
Children’s letters to the President, 1993
Mailing lists labels, 1993
Management with Borden, 1993

Box 4
Administration; bills and invoices, 1993
Press Releases, 1993
Evaluation responses, 1993
Fair follow-up, 1993
Planning CPF, 1994
Organization; activity planning, 1994
Exhibitor list; activities, 1994
Entertainment, 1994
Ads for program book, 1994 [2 folders]
Mailing list; short media list, 1994
Children’s letters to the President, 1994
Children’s wish for peace, 1994
Miscellaneous, 1994

Box 5
Organization; activity planning, 1995
Participant mailing labels, 1995
Exhibitor response forms, 1995
Children’s peace fair poster, 1995
Handouts: prejudice environment, 1995
Newspaper clippings, 1995
Children’s letters to the President, 1995
Evaluation, planning, 1995
Master letterhead, 1996
Organizers; agendas; reports, 1996
Flyers and administration info, 1996
Workshops, 1996
Activities; exhibits, 1996
Exhibitor forms, 1996

Box 6
Activity response fForms, 1996
Activity response forms envelopes, 1996
Media coverage, 1996
Children letters to the President, 1996
Activity planning, 1997
Monmouth County Volunteer Center, 1997
CPF volunteers, 1997
Mailing list labels, 1997
War toys campaign, 1997
Children’s letters to the President, 1997
Response from the President, 1997
Courier newspaper press releases, 1997
Middle school principals, 1997
Planning and organization of fair, 1998
Correspondence with Brookdale Community College, 1998

Box 7
Correspondence, 1998
Children’s letters to President Clinton, 1998
Youth/Rave/Toy Fairs, 1998
People for peace project, 1998
Receipts for purchases, 1998
Fair follow-up; letters of thanks, 1998
Monmouth County Reform Temple, 1998
Planning; organization, 1999
Defense Monitor, 1999
Ad booklets, 1989-1999
Native Americans in New Jersey
Brookdale Community College
Deborah and Donald Jacoby program ad
Educators for Social Responsibility
Cooperative games
Voting booth

Box 8
Drafts of manual
Manuals of ideas, activities and resources-1st
Manuals of ideas, activities and resources-2nd
Manuals of ideas, activities and resources -3rd
Church of St. Anselm
Clinton and the White House booklet
Miscellaneous
India
Jonathan Sprout
Hangers for peace
Flyers and booklets
Other peace events
CPF removal slips
Press releases and newsletters (about the CPF)
Press releases regarding peace

Acc. 05A-010
Box 1 [of 1]

Monmouth Mall 1995
Monmouth People for Peace and Disarmament
Monmouth College Events 1995
Children’s Peace Fair, 1993 and Script
The Children’s Peace Fair
Monmouth People for Peace and Disarmament Board
MPPD Finance
MPPD November- December 1994 Computer Drafts
Memorial Gifts
Children’s Peace Fair Planning
Children’s Peace Fair Notes
Children’s Peace Fair video file




This file was last updated on August 24, 2009.