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San José Peace & Justice Center Records
MSS .2014.03.25  
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Description
This collection documents the history of the San José Peace & Justice Center from 1948 to 2013. The collection records include: administrative records, board minute records, correspondence, newsletters, photographs, publicity and event files, news clippings, and ephemera.
Background
The San José Peace and Justice Center (SJPJC) was founded in 1957. Its founding members were concerned about peace and social justice, especially in regards to the growing nuclear arms race between the Soviet Union and the United States. For more than fifty years, the Peace and Justice Center has promoted non-violent civil disobedience in favor of racial and gender equality and world peace.
Extent
6 boxes (7.5 linear feet)
Restrictions
Copyright is assigned to the San José State University Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Special Collections & Archives. Copyright restrictions may apply to digital reproductions of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.
Availability
The collection is open for research.