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Prayer and Conscience Vigil Collected Records


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

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This vigil was a joint effort of peace organizations, including the Fellowship of Reconciliation, War Resisters' League, and Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons. The vigil took place from November 1 to December 1, 1957. Participants opposed the testing and production of nuclear weapons. The vigil was a continuous prayer and conscience action held at 1705 N St., NW; a daily vigil was also held in front of the White House, including posters, leafletting and other forms of public witness.

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

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