Milwaukee Pledge of Resistance Records, 1981-2004

Records of a peace organization (originally part of a national network) formed in opposition to the United States government's support of the "Contras" in Nicaragua. Included are correspondence, minutes, publications, reports, press releases and other records documenting the group's nonviolent resistance to US military intervention in Latin America, the Middle East, and elsewhere. James M. Barrett, formerly professor of Biology at Marquette University, served for many years as coordinator and editor of its newsletter.

Gift of the Milwaukee Pledge of Resistance, 1995.


Series 1 Subject Files, 1981-2004
Series 2 Meetings, 1984-2000
Series 3 Newspaper Clippings and Press Releases, 1984-1993
Series 4 Publications, 1985-2003
Series 5 Memorabilia, n.d.
Series 6 Photographs, 1985-1990, undated
Series 7 Audio Cassettes, 1985-1988