- 3.3 linear ft. (3.3 linear feet.)
- Jerome Balter (1921-2016), and Ruth Balter (born 1922), have been peace and social justice activists for many years. They were both active in efforts to desegregate housing and public schools in Rochester, New York from the late 1950s onward. Jerome Balter campaigned several time for local and state political offices as a way to achieve these goals. Both Balters were also active in efforts to oppose the Vietnam War. Ruth Balter was connected with Women Strike for Peace in Rochester. They both currently live in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where Ruth is active with the Granny Peace Brigade, working on issues of social justice and against the war in Afghanistan.
Held at: Swarthmore College Peace Collection [Contact Us]