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Platform for Peace Collected Records


Held at: Swarthmore College Peace Collection [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore 19081-1399

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Swarthmore College Peace Collection. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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Platform for Peace was a Seattle, Washington political action group, organized in 1960, primarily to initiate discussions of crucial issues in the 1960 political campaign. This group cooperated with the Committee for Political Action for Peace of Sunderland, Massachusetts; the 1960 Campaign for Disarmament of Washington, D.C.; and Platform for Peace of Eugene, Oregon. This group sponsored interviews and lectures by prominent political figures and employed a professional lobbyist in Washington, D.C.

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of this organization.

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