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Reminiscences of Ralph DiGia and George M. Houser : oral history, 2004.

Creator: DiGia, Ralph
Project: September 11, 2001 telling lives oral history project:
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Phys. Desc. :transcript 38 pages sound recording 1 audio disc (74 min.) : digital ; 3 in.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Peace Activists.

Scope and Contents

Ralph DeGia: born Bronx, NY; anti-war activism: high school club opposed to military, non-violent resistance, pacifism and draft opposition, New York Civil Defense Drills in 1950s and '60s, prison campaign against segregation in the dining hall, meeting George Houser at demonstrations in 1960s. George Houser: born Cleveland, OH; education: exchange student at Lingnan University in China 1935-36; anti-war activism: Gandhian non-violent tactics, draft opposition and imprisonment, loss of civil rights as felony offender; Civil Rights Movement: Freedom Ride 1947, member of Fellowship of Reconciliation and the War Resisters League, protests against segregation and discrimination; member of American Committee on Africa, support of African liberation struggle.


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