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.
AJ Muste and Norman Thomas at the 1959 WRL dinner. Muste received the 2nd Annual Peace Award.
Bayard Rustin at the 1959 WRL peace award dinner honoring AJ Muste.
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.
Bella Abzug in hat marching during the Special Session on Disarmament Demonstration, May 27, 1978.
Allen Ginsberg, 1970s.
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.
Nicaraguan Catholic priest, poet and politician Ernesto Cardenal, Malta, 1984
Don Judd, Feb. 1, 1986. Judd hosted three art benefits for War Resisters League in his Soho gallery.