Doug Rand Papers
Held at: Swarthmore College Peace Collection [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore 19081-1399
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Douglas Ronald Rand was born in Summerville (New Jersey) in 1954. He was a community activist, environmentalist, anti-nuclear and peace activist, and organizer and leader in many community projects in the Santa Cruz (California) area. He served as the director of the Resource Center for Nonviolence in Santa Cruz, CA, and was also involved with the Santa Cruz Action Network. He died on March 5, 2000 in Santa Cruz at the age of 45.
This small collection comes from the files of Doug Rand and covers five topics related to local peace and political actions in Santa Cruz: the successful efforts to stop beach area development, the election victory that grew from public discontent with the development, the installation of "Collateral Damage" anti-war statue/s, the Aaron Ahearn trial, and visits of Navy warships to Santa Cruz.
Material is arranged primarily in the order in which it came to the SCPC.
Boxes 1-8 gift of Resource Center for Nonviolence, 2006 [acc. 06A-022].
For the catalog record for this collection, and to find materials on similar topics, search the library's online catalog
Processed by SCPC staff [student assistants], 2006. This finding aid updated by Wendy Chmielewski, July 2013.
Photos were removed to the Photograph Collection.
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city council recall drive