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Finding aid to the Livermore Action Group records (1974-2003) SFH 620
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The Livermore Action Group was a Berkeley based nonviolent anti-nuclear group who are best known for their demonstrations and blockades of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories and Vandenberg Air Force Base in the mid-1980s. The collection contains flyers and materials relating to demonstrations, meeting notes, personal narratives, some correspondence, the journals of Victoria Woodard and George Hawkins, publications and clippings, audio tapes with LAG member interviews, photographs and slides, and demonstration artifacts.
The Livermore Action Group (LAG), 1981-1985, was a Berkeley based nonviolent anti-nuclear group who sought to further the cause of global nuclear disarmament, the de-militarization of American society, and a more equitable distribution of wealth. Founded in October of 1981, the group is most known for their demonstrations and blockades at the Lawrence Livermore National Labs (LLNL) in June of 1982, and the Vandenberg Air Force base in the Summer of 1983. LAG also sponsored and participated in many smaller demonstrations.
9 cartons, 2 pamphlet boxes (1 small) (11.75 Cubic Feet)
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