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Peace movements -- Kansas -- Lawrence

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Records:

Community Peace House records

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P718

The Community Peace House was founded in 1985 at 204 West 13th Street, Lawrence, Kansas. It served as an educational center and clearinghouse for peace-related activities in the community. This small collection of records includes the initial proposal for founding the Peace House, informational flyers and requests for funding assistance, a newspaper clipping, a copy of the Peace Monitor and a financial statement.

Dates: 1985 - 1986

Creed Shepard collection

Call Number: RH MS 1598
Overview The Creed Shepard collection consists of papers and fliers from grassroots organizations in the Lawrence, Kansas area concerned with anarchy and cooperative, sustainable living, as well as universal health care, anti-globalization, and the anti-war movement. Papers from national conferences that Shepard attended about organizing, sustainability, and independent media are also included, along with materials from national organizations. There are also examples of independent media including...
Dates: 1992-20[22]

Lawrence Coalition for Peace and Justice records

Call Number: RH MS 490

The Lawrence Coalition for Peace and Justice was founded in Lawrence, Kansas, in 1976, by the members of the Oread Meeting of the Society of Friends. The collection of their records includes political broadsides and bumper stickers, buttons, and records for the Lawrence Coalition for Peace and Justice.

Dates: 1966 - 1985

Mark Larson papers

Call Number: RH MS 975
Overview Mark Larson, a resident of Lawrence, Kansas, was involved in local, state, national and international efforts related to peace and social and economic justice concerns. These papers (mostly publications, notes and e-mails) reflect his involvement and include environmental initiatives, peace witness, Latin American assistance (especially the sister cities project with El Papaturro, El Salvador) and community concerns with living wage, poverty and hunger, health and fair trade, as well as...
Dates: 1964 - 2009

Marvin Voth collection

Call Number: RH MS 1595

The Marvin Voth collection consists mainly of papers from various organizations in or near Lawrence, Kansas focusing on social justice, peace, and nuclear nonproliferation. Some local music zines are also included. Marvin Voth is a longtime community activist.

Dates: 1975 - 2009