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Barbara Reynolds Collected Papers


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

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Barbara Reynolds was a Quaker and pacifist who founded the World Friendship Center in Hiroshima, Japan. She was highly regarded in the Japanese peace movement; after her return to the U.S. she helped establish the Hiroshima/Nagasaki Memorial Collection in the Wilmington College Peace Resource Center, Wilmington, Ohio. In 1958, she sailed with Earle Reynolds on the yacht Phoenix into a nuclear bomb testing area of the Pacific. In 1962 she conducted the Hiroshima Peace Pilgrimage, a year-long world tour with two victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan.

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