British pacifist Muriel Lester (1885-1968) at a Fellowship of Reconciliation youth conference in Los Angeles. March 1954.  More about Lester.

British pacifist Muriel Lester (1885-1968) at a Fellowship of Reconciliation youth conference in Los Angeles. March 1954. More about Lester.

 Irwin Edelman in Pershing Square, Los Angeles, March 1955.   The Nation  magazine described him as "an indefatigable pamphleteer and soapbox orator."

Irwin Edelman in Pershing Square,
Los Angeles, March 1955. 
The Nation magazine described him as "an indefatigable pamphleteer and soapbox orator."

 Martin Luther King Jr. after his speech at the May 17, 1957, Prayer Pilgrimage in Washington, DC. (More photos in Special Events section)

Martin Luther King Jr. after his speech at the May 17, 1957, Prayer Pilgrimage in Washington, DC. (More photos in Special Events section)

 Ammon Hennacy (1893-1970), Hiroshima Day protest, August 6, 1957, New York City. Hennacy was a pacifist, Christian anarchist, social activist, member of the Catholic Worker Movement and a Wobbly.

Ammon Hennacy (1893-1970), Hiroshima Day protest, August 6, 1957, New York City. Hennacy was a pacifist, Christian anarchist, social activist, member of the Catholic Worker Movement and a Wobbly.

 Dave Dellinger at the  Liberation  Office at 110 Christopher, NYC. April 1957.

Dave Dellinger at the Liberation Office at 110 Christopher, NYC. April 1957.

 Jeannette Rankin and WRL board member Roy Finch. Rankin was awarded the first WRL Peace Award. New York City, 1958.

Jeannette Rankin and WRL board member Roy Finch. Rankin was awarded the first WRL Peace Award. New York City, 1958.

 Keynote speaker Martin L. King at the 1959 WRL peace award dinner honoring AJ Muste.

Keynote speaker Martin L. King at the 1959 WRL peace award dinner honoring AJ Muste.

 AJ Muste (left) and Dorothy Day (center) at a UN Meeting in January, 1959.

AJ Muste (left) and Dorothy Day (center) at a UN Meeting in January, 1959.

 AJ Muste (left) and Dorothy Day (center) at a UN Meeting in January, 1959.

AJ Muste (left) and Dorothy Day (center) at a UN Meeting in January, 1959.

 AJ Muste (left) and Dorothy Day (center) at a UN Meeting in January, 1959.

AJ Muste (left) and Dorothy Day (center) at a UN Meeting in January, 1959.

 Judith Malina, The Living Theatre co-founder, 1959.

Judith Malina, The Living Theatre co-founder, 1959.

 Murray Kempton, journalist. New York City, 1959.

Murray Kempton, journalist. New York City, 1959.

  A.J. Muste at the Fellowship of Reconciliation offices in Nyack, NY.

A.J. Muste at the Fellowship of Reconciliation offices in Nyack, NY.

 Denise Levertov, at a reception for the 1968 WRL poetry calendar, which she edited. New York City.

Denise Levertov, at a reception for the 1968 WRL poetry calendar, which she edited. New York City.

 Author Grace Paley at a reception for the 1968 WRL poetry calendar.   

Author Grace Paley at a reception for the 1968 WRL poetry calendar.

 

 Igal Roodenko, WWII resister and longtime WRL staff member. Photo date unknown, possibly mid-1960s.

Igal Roodenko, WWII resister and longtime WRL staff member. Photo date unknown, possibly mid-1960s.

 Joan Baez during the Oakland Draft Board Sit-In Oct 1967.

Joan Baez during the Oakland Draft Board Sit-In Oct 1967.

 Ira Sandperl during the Oakland Draft Board Sit-In Oct 1967.

Ira Sandperl during the Oakland Draft Board Sit-In Oct 1967.

 Bella Abzug in hat marching during the Special Session on Disarmament Demonstration, May 27, 1978.

Bella Abzug in hat marching during the Special Session on Disarmament Demonstration, May 27, 1978.

 Allen Ginsberg in WRL office, May 1978.

Allen Ginsberg in WRL office, May 1978.

 Allen Ginsberg, right, next to Peter Orlovsky, during a meditation at Dag Hammerskold Plaza near the UN during the Special Session on Disarmament Demonstration, May 27, 1978.

Allen Ginsberg, right, next to Peter Orlovsky, during a meditation at Dag Hammerskold Plaza near the UN during the Special Session on Disarmament Demonstration, May 27, 1978.

 Don Judd, Feb. 1, 1986. Judd hosted three art benefits for War Resisters League in his Soho gallery.

Don Judd, Feb. 1, 1986. Judd hosted three art benefits for War Resisters League in his Soho gallery.

 Nicaraguan Catholic priest, poet and politician Ernesto Cardenal, Malta, 1984

Nicaraguan Catholic priest, poet and politician Ernesto Cardenal, Malta, 1984

 Quentin Crisp at David's apartment, July 1992. They were East Village friends and shared dinners, movies, socializing.

Quentin Crisp at David's apartment, July 1992. They were East Village friends and shared dinners, movies, socializing.

 Quentin Crisp and David at a local restaurant, Jan. 1998.

Quentin Crisp and David at a local restaurant, Jan. 1998.

 British pacifist Muriel Lester (1885-1968) at a Fellowship of Reconciliation youth conference in Los Angeles. March 1954.  More about Lester.
 Irwin Edelman in Pershing Square, Los Angeles, March 1955.   The Nation  magazine described him as "an indefatigable pamphleteer and soapbox orator."
 Martin Luther King Jr. after his speech at the May 17, 1957, Prayer Pilgrimage in Washington, DC. (More photos in Special Events section)
 Ammon Hennacy (1893-1970), Hiroshima Day protest, August 6, 1957, New York City. Hennacy was a pacifist, Christian anarchist, social activist, member of the Catholic Worker Movement and a Wobbly.
 Dave Dellinger at the  Liberation  Office at 110 Christopher, NYC. April 1957.
 Jeannette Rankin and WRL board member Roy Finch. Rankin was awarded the first WRL Peace Award. New York City, 1958.
 Keynote speaker Martin L. King at the 1959 WRL peace award dinner honoring AJ Muste.
 AJ Muste (left) and Dorothy Day (center) at a UN Meeting in January, 1959.
 AJ Muste (left) and Dorothy Day (center) at a UN Meeting in January, 1959.
 AJ Muste (left) and Dorothy Day (center) at a UN Meeting in January, 1959.
 Judith Malina, The Living Theatre co-founder, 1959.
 Murray Kempton, journalist. New York City, 1959.
  A.J. Muste at the Fellowship of Reconciliation offices in Nyack, NY.
 Denise Levertov, at a reception for the 1968 WRL poetry calendar, which she edited. New York City.
 Author Grace Paley at a reception for the 1968 WRL poetry calendar.   
 Igal Roodenko, WWII resister and longtime WRL staff member. Photo date unknown, possibly mid-1960s.
 Joan Baez during the Oakland Draft Board Sit-In Oct 1967.
 Ira Sandperl during the Oakland Draft Board Sit-In Oct 1967.
 Bella Abzug in hat marching during the Special Session on Disarmament Demonstration, May 27, 1978.
 Allen Ginsberg in WRL office, May 1978.
 Allen Ginsberg, right, next to Peter Orlovsky, during a meditation at Dag Hammerskold Plaza near the UN during the Special Session on Disarmament Demonstration, May 27, 1978.
 Don Judd, Feb. 1, 1986. Judd hosted three art benefits for War Resisters League in his Soho gallery.
 Nicaraguan Catholic priest, poet and politician Ernesto Cardenal, Malta, 1984
 Quentin Crisp at David's apartment, July 1992. They were East Village friends and shared dinners, movies, socializing.
 Quentin Crisp and David at a local restaurant, Jan. 1998.

British pacifist Muriel Lester (1885-1968) at a Fellowship of Reconciliation youth conference in Los Angeles. March 1954. More about Lester.

Irwin Edelman in Pershing Square,
Los Angeles, March 1955. 
The Nation magazine described him as "an indefatigable pamphleteer and soapbox orator."

Martin Luther King Jr. after his speech at the May 17, 1957, Prayer Pilgrimage in Washington, DC. (More photos in Special Events section)

Ammon Hennacy (1893-1970), Hiroshima Day protest, August 6, 1957, New York City. Hennacy was a pacifist, Christian anarchist, social activist, member of the Catholic Worker Movement and a Wobbly.

Dave Dellinger at the Liberation Office at 110 Christopher, NYC. April 1957.

Jeannette Rankin and WRL board member Roy Finch. Rankin was awarded the first WRL Peace Award. New York City, 1958.

Keynote speaker Martin L. King at the 1959 WRL peace award dinner honoring AJ Muste.

AJ Muste (left) and Dorothy Day (center) at a UN Meeting in January, 1959.

AJ Muste (left) and Dorothy Day (center) at a UN Meeting in January, 1959.

AJ Muste (left) and Dorothy Day (center) at a UN Meeting in January, 1959.

Judith Malina, The Living Theatre co-founder, 1959.

Murray Kempton, journalist. New York City, 1959.

A.J. Muste at the Fellowship of Reconciliation offices in Nyack, NY.

Denise Levertov, at a reception for the 1968 WRL poetry calendar, which she edited. New York City.

Author Grace Paley at a reception for the 1968 WRL poetry calendar.

 

Igal Roodenko, WWII resister and longtime WRL staff member. Photo date unknown, possibly mid-1960s.

Joan Baez during the Oakland Draft Board Sit-In Oct 1967.

Ira Sandperl during the Oakland Draft Board Sit-In Oct 1967.

Bella Abzug in hat marching during the Special Session on Disarmament Demonstration, May 27, 1978.

Allen Ginsberg in WRL office, May 1978.

Allen Ginsberg, right, next to Peter Orlovsky, during a meditation at Dag Hammerskold Plaza near the UN during the Special Session on Disarmament Demonstration, May 27, 1978.

Don Judd, Feb. 1, 1986. Judd hosted three art benefits for War Resisters League in his Soho gallery.

Nicaraguan Catholic priest, poet and politician Ernesto Cardenal, Malta, 1984

Quentin Crisp at David's apartment, July 1992. They were East Village friends and shared dinners, movies, socializing.

Quentin Crisp and David at a local restaurant, Jan. 1998.

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