Omaha Action Collected Records
Held at: Swarthmore College Peace Collection [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore 19081-1399
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Omaha Action was a project of the Committee for Nonviolent Action; organized to protest Atlas missiles of the Strategic Air Command (SAC) bases around Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska; Omaha Action's motto: "Nonviolence against Nuclear Missile Policy." Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska; chairman was Homer Jack; coordinators were Bradford Lyttle and A.J. Muste. Includes information about resisters who were imprisoned for committing civil disobedience.
The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of this organization.
- Nuclear arms control -- United States
- Antinuclear movement -- United States
- Nuclear nonproliferation -- Nebraska
- Nuclear nonproliferation -- United States
- Civil disobedience -- United States
- Civil disobedience -- Nebraska
- Nuclear Disarmament -- United States
- Peace Movements -- United States
- Peace Movements -- Nebraska -- Omaha
- Swarthmore College Peace Collection
- Access Restrictions
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