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Nancy E. Foster Papers, 1972-2010
4 boxes (6 linear foot)
Collection number: MS 753

Abstract:
For the better part of four decades, Nancy E. Foster was active in the struggle for social justice, peace, and political reform. From early work in civil rights through her engagement in political reform in Amherst, Mass., Foster was recognized for her work in the movements opposing war, nuclear power, and the assault on civil liberties after the September 11 terrorist attacks. Locally, she worked with her fellow members of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst and with interfaith coalitions to address problems of hunger and homelessness.

Centered in western Massachusetts and concentrated in the last decade of her life (2000-2010), the Nancy Foster Papers includes a record of one woman's grassroots activism for peace, civil liberties, and social justice. The issues reflected in the collection range from the assault on civil liberties after the 9/11 terrorist attacks to immigration, hunger and poverty, the Iraq Wars, and the conflict in Central America during the 1980s, and much of the material documents Nancy's involvement with local organizations such as the Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst. The collection also contains a valuable record of Nancy's participation in local politics in Amherst, beginning with the records of the 1972 committee which was charged with reviewing the Town Meeting.

Terms of Access and Use:

The collection is open for research.

Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries

Biographical Note
Nancy E. Foster

Nancy E. Foster

A committed advocate for peace and social justice, Nancy Foster spent decades working through, and sometimes against, the political system to effect positive social change. Born in Duluth, Minn., on Dec. 24, 1928, Nancy Elizabeth (Abbott) Foster was raised in the small town of Warwick, New York. The middle of three daughters born to Frank and Lorena Abbott, her political views were shaped by the hardships of the Great Depression, Pearl Harbor, and the Second World War, and by her father's faith that it was possible for government to help ordinary people.

A superior student, Nancy was keenly attuned to current events from an early age, writing her senior thesis in high school on the atomic bomb and delivering a valedictory address in 1946 where she called for keeping atomic energy under the control of the Nuclear Regulatory Agency. One year after graduating from Swarthmore with a degree in economics and political science (1950), Nancy married her college classmate, John Foster, and moved to Cambridge, Mass. While John pursued graduate study in biochemistry at Harvard, followed by a postdoctoral position at MIT, Nancy was employed in local social agencies, studied in the School of Social Work at Boston University, and gave birth to the first of the couple's two children. When their lives were uprooted after John was ordered to Japan to fulfill his military service, Nancy remained busy. While overseas, she carried out the research for her master's degree in social work, collecting material on marriages between U.S. servicemen and Japanese women, and she gave birth to the couple's second child.

The Fosters returned to Massachusetts in 1958, settling in Needham. It was there that Nancy's activism quickened. Energized by local protests against housing discrimination, Nancy volunteered for the Needham Fair Housing Committee, just the second such organization in the Commonwealth, and she was appointed secretary after attending only her first meeting. Just as significantly for the future course of the Fosters' activism, Nancy and John found themselves deeply impressed by the commitment to social justice exemplified by the Unitarian minister at the First Parish in Needham, sparking what would become a lifelong religious affiliation.

From Needham, John went on to work for two and half years with the National Science Foundation in Washington, D.C., and characteristically, Nancy became active in the local community. Working as a counselor in a clinic for pregnant teenagers, Nancy was witness to some of the early civil rights riots in the city and during Martin Luther King's March on Washington, she worked a tent on the Mall dispensing "soul help." By the time the Fosters returned to Massachusetts in 1969, settling in Amherst, Nancy's involvements seemed only to increase. As a member of the League of Women Voters, she helped to organize a study of the executive branch of town government, leading her in turn into a stint on Town Meeting that eventually extended fourteen years. When the nuclear freeze movement took hold in the Pioneer Valley in the early 1980s, she took up the challenge of organizing against nuclear escalation; in particular, leading local resistance to Reagan-era plans for the mass relocation of urban residents to small towns in the event of nuclear war. Her efforts to raise the issues before the Amherst Select Board and local citizenry resulted in the Board voting against town participation in the project, and her methods for raising awareness served as a model for other towns across the country.

Her highest profile work during this period centered on opposition to the Ground Wave Emergency Network (GWEN), which was intended to serve as a military communications system in the aftermath of a nuclear war. When Nancy learned that the Air Force was planning to build a GWEN communications tower in Amherst in 1985, she invited the colonel in charge of the program to address the town and explain the reasons for the project. Despite the skepticism of the Select Board, Nancy raised the issue in Town Meeting and publicly presented the counterpoint to the colonel's presentation. Working closely with her colleague Lois Barber, and with the support of local Republican representative Silvio Conte, Nancy saw opposition to the GWEN system spread widely in New England and the mid-Atlantic states, eventually leading Congress to force the Air Force to suspend the program until a thorough study of the impact of electromagnetic radiation on the public was completed.

In later years, Nancy continued to press for social justice locally and regionally, working closely with the Bill of Rights Defense Committee and the American Civil Liberties Union, and with local activist organizations such as SAGE and the Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst. Her antiwar work accompanied work on a host of related issues ranging from hunger and economic inequality to opposing the Patriot Act and the erosion of civil liberties in the years following the September 11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. A regular presence at the Amherst July 4th parades, she was noted for carrying placards promoting civil liberties, earning a senior activist award from the Amherst Human Rights Commission. In addition to her social and political activism, Nancy was a beloved family member and the center of a large circle of friends. She died in Amherst on June 24, 2010, and was survived by her John and children.

Scope and contents of the collection

Centered in western Massachusetts and concentrated in the last decade of her life (2000-2010), the Nancy Foster Papers includes a record of one woman's grassroots activism for peace, civil liberties, and social justice. The issues reflected in the collection range from the assault on civil liberties after the 9/11 terrorist attacks to immigration, hunger and poverty, the Iraq Wars, and the conflict in Central America during the 1980s, and much of the material documents Nancy's involvement with local organizations such as the Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst. The collection also contains a valuable record of Nancy's participation in local politics in Amherst, beginning with the records of the 1972 committee which was charged with reviewing the Town Meeting.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Nancy E. Foster Papers (MS 753). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.

History of the Collection

Gift of John Foster, October 2012.

Processing Information

Processed by I. Eliot Wentworth, October 2012.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Special Collections and University Archives
W.E.B. Du Bois Library
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003-9275

Phone: (413) 545-2780
Fax: (413) 577-1399
Link to SCUA
Language
English
Related Materials

Foster worked in close concert with other local activists and organizations, many of which are represented in SCUA collections, including Lois Barber (the founder of 20/20 Vision and EarthAction), Mass. Voters for Clean Elections, and CCPAX. Foster's work is also reflected in the papers of Congressmen Silvio O. Conte and John Olver.

Materials relating to Foster's work on the GWEN project are located in the Peace Collections at Swarthmore College (Call no. DG 202).

Bibliography
Foster, Nancy E., "Citizens jam nuclear radio network,"Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 44 (1988): 21-26.


Contents List
Amherst, Mass.: Civil liberties
2002-2004

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: Civil liberties
2003-2006

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: Civil liberties
2004-2005

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: Human Rights Commission
2002-2003

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: Human Rights Commission
2008

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: July 4 parade
2007-2008

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: July 4 parade
2002

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: July 4 parade
2003

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: July 4 parade
2004

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: July 4 parade
2005

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: July 4 parade
2006

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: July 4 parade
2008

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: July 4 parade
2009

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: July 4 parade,chronology
2005

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: July 4 parade, op ed
2008

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: July 4 parade, posters
2003

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: Jones Library: Patriot Act
2002-2003

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: Jones Library rules
2005

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: Jones Library Trustees (Patriot Act)
2003

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: League of Women Voters
2008

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: questions for Town Manager
2005-2006

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: Rules and orders regulating the use of the Town Common and/or paved areas
2006

Box 1
Amherst, Mass. Select Board
2007

Box 1
Amherst, Mass. Select Board: letter on torture
2005

Box 1
Amherst, Mass. Select Board: Resolution to Restore the Rule of Law
2005-2006

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: Town meetings
1972

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: Town meetings
2008 Fall

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: Town meetings
2008 Spring

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: Town meetings
2009

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: Town meetings comprehensive planning
2002-2006

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: Town meetings Handbook
2007

Box 1
Amherst, Mass.: Town Meeting Study Committee
1972-1974

Box 1
Civil Liberties Restoration Act
2004

Box 1
Civil liberties: 9/11 Commission bills
2003-2004

Box 1
Civil liberties: Academic Freedom HR 3077
2003-2004

Box 1
Civil liberties: ACLU
2009

Box 1
Civil liberties: ACLU: Conference
2003

Box 1
Civil liberties: ACLU: Fund appeals
2002-2005

Box 1
Civil liberties: ACLU: internet articles
2002-2004

Box 1
Civil liberties: ACLU Conference: Lobbying congress
2003

Box 1
Civil liberties: Amherst, Mass.
2003

Box 1
Civil liberties: calling torturers to account
2009

Box 1
Civil liberties: CLEAR act
2003

Box 1
Civil liberties: Clippings and basic documents, Bill of Rights Defense Committee
2002-2004

Box 1
Civil liberties: Clippings and basic documents, civil liberties
2002-2004

Box 1
Civil liberties: Clippings and basic documents,civil liberties miscellaneous
2003

Box 1
Civil liberties: Clippings and basic documents, clippings
2003-2004

Box 1
Civil liberties: Clippings and basic documents, Magna carta
undated

Box 1
Civil liberties: Clippings and basic documents, Massachusetts ACLU
2002-2004

Box 1
Civil liberties: Clippings and basic documents, meeting with John Olver
2003

Box 1
Civil liberties: Clippings and basic documents, Patriot Act, citizens' rights
2003

Box 1
Civil liberties: Clippings and basic documents, petitions to Congress
2003

Box 1
Civil liberties: concerns for Barack Obama
2009

Box 1
Civil liberties: Congressional correspondence
2001-2004

Box 1
Civil liberties: Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights, etc.
undated

Box 1
Civil liberties: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, amending FISA
2003

Box 1
Civil liberties: Forum on Civil Liberties, clergy participation
2002

Box 1
Civil liberties: Forum on Civil Liberties, consults DOVER/SAGE
2002

Box 1
Civil liberties: Forum on Civil Liberties, co-sponsors
2002

Box 1
Civil liberties: Forum on Civil Liberties, flyer, handouts, program
2002

Box 1
Civil liberties: Forum on Civil Liberties, literature for forum
2002

Box 2
Civil liberties: Forum on Civil Liberties, literature for forum
2002

Box 2
Civil liberties: Forum on Civil Liberties, Magda Ahmad's folder with questions turned in
2003

Box 2
Civil liberties: Forum on Civil Liberties, money
2002

Box 2
Civil liberties: Forum on Civil Liberties, notes, correspondence
2003

Box 2
Civil liberties: Forum on Civil Liberties, panelists
2002

Box 2
Civil liberties: Forum on Civil Liberties, panelists
2003

Box 2
Civil liberties: Forum on Civil Liberties, possibilities for panel
2002

Box 2
Civil liberties: Forum on Civil Liberties, public schools in Amherst
2003

Box 2
Civil liberties: Forum on Civil Liberties, publicity
2002

Box 2
Civil liberties: Forum on Civil Liberties, videotaping
2002

Box 2
Civil liberties: Forum on film
2004-2006

Box 2
Civil liberties: Forum on Film: Unconstitutional
2005

Box 2
Civil liberties: Immigrants and detainees, ACLU Conference
2003

Box 2
Civil liberties: Immigrants and detainees, ACLU Conference notes
2003

Box 2
Civil liberties: Immigrants and detainees, changing standards for asylum
2004

Box 2
Civil liberties: Immigrants and detainees, civil liberties handouts
2003

Box 2
Civil liberties: Immigrants and detainees, Federal, state, and local cooperation with the Immigration and Naturalization Service
2003

Box 2
Civil liberties: Immigrants and detainees, N-Seers
2003

Box 2
Civil liberties: Immigrants and detainees, Patriot Act
2001-2003

Box 2
Civil liberties: Immigrants and detainees, police surveillance, CAT eyes program
2003

Box 2
Civil liberties: Immigrants and detainees, Total Information Awareness Act
2002

Box 2
Civil liberties: Immigrants and detainees, treatment of detainees
2002-2003

Box 2
Civil liberties: Immigrants and detainees, treatment of immigrants
2002-2003

Box 2
Civil liberties: Immigrants and detainees, treatment of protesters
2003

Box 2
Civil liberties: Miscellaneous
2004

Box 2
Civil liberties: Northampton Action, Bill of Rights Defense Committee National Conference
2003

Box 2
Civil liberties: Northampton Action, civil liberties resolutions, other towns
2004

Box 2
Civil liberties: Northampton Action, Greenfield Community College Conference
2003

Box 2
Civil liberties: Northampton Action, Northampton resolutions
2002

Box 2
Civil liberties: Patriot Act II, background
2003

Box 2
Civil liberties: Patriot Act Section 215, defeat
2004

Box 2
Civil liberties: Patriot Act, historical parallels
2003

Box 2
Civil liberties: Patriot Act II, Victory
2003

Box 2
Civil liberties: Police involvement in immigration law, background
2002-2004

Box 2
Civil liberties: Press Freedom
2003

Box 2
Civil liberties: SAFE act
2003-2004

Box 2
Civil liberties: The War on Terror and the Constitution
2008

Box 2
Civil liberties: Thoughts on civil liberties; know your rights
2002-2003

Box 2
Correspondence: Carson, James E. and Jean
1989-2005

Box 2
Correspondence: Guevara, Jose
1995-2001

Box 2
Correspondence: Hennessey, Rich and Ann
2004

Box 2
Correspondence: Leonard, Marcia
2001-2005

Box 2
Correspondence: Morey, Susan
2001-2003

Box 2
Correspondence: Tillman, Ina
2000-2001

Box 2
Cuba
1998

Box 2
Disaster relief: Afghanistan relief (Oxfam)
2001

Box 2
Disaster relief: African AIDS service
2001

Box 2
Disaster relief: El Salvador (earthquake)
2001

Box 2
Disaster relief: Haiti (flooding)
2004

Box 2
Disaster relief: Honduras (Hurricane)
1998

Box 2
Disaster relief: Honduras (Hurricane) press coverage
1998

Box 2
Disaster relief: Hurricane
1998

Box 2
Disaster relief: Hurricane Mitch
1999

Box 2
Disaster relief: India (earthquake)
2001

Box 2
Disaster relief: Tsunami
2004-2005

Box 2
El Salvador: Amherst Committee
1981

Box 2
El Salvador: correspondence with politicians (Silvio O. Conte, Paul Tsongas)
1981-1983

Box 2
El Salvador: Ecumenical memorial service, Amherst, Mass.
1981

Box 2
El Salvador newsclippings
1980-1981

Box 2
El Salvador: Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
1981

Box 2
Elderhostel: Central Europe
2000

Box 2
Elderhostel: record of trips
2000

Box 2
Elderhostel: Sicily
1999

Box 2
Elderhostel: Spain
1997

Box 2
Elderhostel: Spain
1997

Box 2
Elderhostel: Turkey
2001

Box 2
Forsberg, Randall: senate campaign
2002

Box 2
Foster, Nancy. Resume of political activities
2007

Box 2
Host family application
1997

Box 2
Hunger: Bread for the World
2001

Box 2
Hunger: Bread for the World
2001-2002

Box 2
Hunger: Bread for the World
2004-2005

Box 2
Hunger: Bread for the World, Africa: background
2001

Box 2
Hunger: Bread for the World, Africa: background from Frank Holmquist
2001

Box 3
Hunger: Bread for the World, Africa: Hunger to Harvest
2001

Box 3
Hunger: Bread for the World, Africa: Hunger to Harvest materials
2001

Box 3
Hunger: Bread for the World, Africa: updates
2001

Box 3
Hunger: Bread for the World, AIDS in Africa
2001

Box 3
Hunger: Bread for the World, Congressional resolution (Jim Stipe)
2001-2002

Box 3
Hunger: Bread for the World, Drop the debt
2001

Box 3
Hunger: Bread for the World, Interfaith Committee
2001

Box 3
Hunger: Bread for the World, interfaith meeting
2001

Box 3
Hunger: Bread for the World, Massachusetts Annual Gathering
2001

Box 3
Hunger: Bread for the World, meetings with John Olver
2000

Box 3
Hunger: Bread for the World, Project Bread
2001

Box 3
Hunger: Bread for the World, Senate Bill 583 (Kennedy-Specter) Nutritional assistance for working families and seniors
2001

Box 3
Hunger: Debt relief Amherst
1999

Box 3
Hunger: debt relief handouts
1999

Box 3
Hunger: debt relief legislation
1999

Box 3
Hunger: debt relief talk (with Carmen Diana Deere and Jim Stipe)
1999

Box 3
Hunger: Food bank, Bread for the World pamphlets
1999

Box 3
Hunger: Hunger and debt relief legislations
2000

Box 3
Hunger: Interfaith Committee for Forgiveness of Global Debt
1999-2000

Box 3
Hunger: Lay Academy for Oecumenical Studies (LAOS)
2000

Box 3
Hunger: Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst, Offering of letters
2001 Apr

Box 3
Hunger: Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst, Offering of letters
2001 May

Box 3
Hunger: Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst, Offering of letters
2001 Oct

Box 3
Impeachment
2006-2008

Box 3
Interfaith Coalition
2002-2003

Box 3
Iraq sanctions protest
1999

Box 3
Iraq talk
2001

Box 3
Iraq War: articles
2002-2003

Box 3
Iraq War: letters to Congress
2002-2003

Box 3
Iraq War mobilization
2002-2003

Box 3
Iraq War: MoveOn.org
2002

Box 3
Iraq War: opposition to invasion
2002-2003

Box 3
Iraq War: PTSD
2009

Box 3
Iraq War: response to terrorism
2001

Box 3
Israeli-Palestinian conflict
2002

Box 3
La Paz Centro Sister City Project
1999-2001

Box 3
Massachusetts Voters for Clean Elections
1999-2000

Box 3
Massachusetts Voters for Clean Elections
2001-2002

Box 3
Massachusetts Voters for Clean Elections
2002-2003

Box 3
Massachusetts Voters for Clean Elections: Question 2 letters to the editor
1998

Box 3
Massachusetts Voters for Clean Elections: Question 2 literature
1998

Box 3
Massachusetts Voters for Clean Elections: Question 2 press coverage
1998

Box 3
Massachusetts Voters for Clean Elections: Question 2 workshops
1998

Box 3
Nuclear war pamphlets (includes photo of Nancy Foster, 2001)
1982

Box 3
Peace: Israeli-Palestinian peace
2002-2003

Box 3
Peace: Vigil for Peace: 9/11/2002
2002

Box 3
SAGE meetings
2002

Box 3
SAGE meetings
2003

Box 3
SAGE meetings
2004

Box 3
SAGE meetings
2007-2009

Box 3
SAGE: opposition to tax breaks to millionaires
2004

Box 3
SAGE: table on the Town Commons
2005

Box 3
Sojourner's Magazine, Moral Response to Terrorism
2001

Box 3
State and local political: charter change
2002

Box 3
State and local political: nuclear arms under Bush
2002

Box 3
State and local political: Robie Hubley for Select Board
2003

Box 3
Torture: letters to John Olver and letters to the editor
2009

Box 3
Torture: Pyle, Christopher H., articles of interest
2004-2009

Box 3
Torture: Pyle, Christopher H. talk (Tyll Van Geel)
2009

Box 3
Torture: Pyle, Christopher H.: writings
2004-2007

Box 3
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
1980

Box 3
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee
2001

Box 3
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee
2001

Box 3
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee
2002 Mar

Box 3
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee
2002 Apr

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee
2002 May

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee
2002 Sept

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee
2002 Oct

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee
2002 Nov

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee
2002-2004

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee
2003 Jan

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee
2003 Feb

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee
2002 Mar

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee
2003 Apr

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee
2003 May

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee
2003-2004

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee
2004-2005

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee
2005-2006

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee
2006-2007

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee: activities
2007-2009

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee: agenda
2002

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee: agenda
2002 Feb

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee: annual reports
2002-2004

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee: civil liberties
2002

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee: civil liberties
2002-2003

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee: Cot shelter
1996-1997

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee: Cot shelter
1997-1998

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee: Cot shelter
1998-1999

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee: Cot shelter
1999-2000

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee: Cot shelter
2000-2001

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee: Cot shelter
2001-2003

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee: Cot shelter
2003-2004

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee: Cot shelter
2006-2007

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee: dialogue on the war on terrorism
2002

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee: Environmental Action Group
2002-2003

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee: Iraq messages
2002

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee: meet with legislators
2005

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee: social justice on war
2003

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee: Survival Center
2000-2004

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee: welcoming congregation
2001

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst: action possibilities
2002

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst: by-laws
2001

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst: Guide for facilitators
1999

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst: leadership skills
2001-2002

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst meetings
2005-2006

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst: minister
2002-2004

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst ministers
2005

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst: peace service
2002

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst: Proclaim Jubiless, debt relief
1999

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst: Proclaim Jubiless, debt relief
1999

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst: rules or order
1997

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst: social justice service
2001

Box 4
Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst stationery
undated

Box 4
Welfare Reform (CPPAX): Downsizing of America
1994

Box 4
Welfare Reform (CPPAX): handouts and clippings
1994

Box 4
Welfare Reform (CPPAX): living wage
1994

Box 4
Welfare Reform (CPPAX): Massachusetts
1994

Box 4

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Subjects
  • Amherst (Mass.)--Politics and government.
  • Civil rights--Massachusetts.
  • Disaster relief.
  • El Salvador--History--1979-1992.
  • Hunger.
  • Interfaith Cot Shelter (Amherst, Mass.).
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011.
  • Peace movements--Massachusetts.
  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001.
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009.

Contributors
  • ACLU.
  • Barber, Lois.
  • CCPAX.
  • Foster, Nancy E.
  • Lay Academy for Oecumenical Studies.
  • Massachusetts Voters for Clean Elections.
  • Olver, John.
  • Pyle, Christopher H.
  • Swift, Alice.
  • Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst.

Genre terms
  • Photographs.


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