Item type Letter Date 1958 = 1959 Description Title “From: the Earl Russell, O.M.F.R.S.” (Order of Merit, Fellow of the Royal Society). Letter of 20th November 1962, from Earl Russell to Mr A.E.Smith, honorary secretary of Bradford CND, thanking him for his good wishes during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Bertrand Russell was born in 1872, […]
Berlin Wall fragment Item type Wall fragment Date 1989 Description After World War II Berlin was divided into British, US, French and Soviet zones of control. As relations between the former allies slipped into a Cold War, the position of Western controlled Berlin became difficult. By 1948 about one million East Germans had fled to […]
Peace News, Will There Be War Over Cuba? Item type Newspaper Date 26.10.1962 Description Front page of Peace News from October 26th 1962 (Peace News has been in production since 1936). On 22nd October 1962 the President of US, John F. Kennedy, told the world that the USSR had set up missile bases on the […]
Item type: Oral History Description: Thalia tells why she started making peace banners in the early 1980s during her involvement at protests at Greenham Common, an airbase where cruise missiles were kept.
Item type: Poster Date: 1960 = 1989 Description: Poster of John Lennon with the title of his 1969 single “Give Peace A Chance.” John Lennon was born on 9th October 1940 in Liverpool. He was a member of one of the most famous bands to be created in Britain, The Beatles. After many hits with […]