Guide to Peace & Pacifism in Missouri

Resources for Peace & Pacifism History Research

The State Historical Society of Missouri collections include papers of individuals and organizations involved in promoting peaceful conflict resolution, disarmament, religious pacifism, passive resistance, and nuclear weapons nonproliferation. Various collections contain personal papers and records of conscientious objectors, advocates of alternative service, and anti-draft and anti-war activists. Some examples of such collections include the St. Louis-area Business Executives Move for Vietnam Peace Records and the papers of Leon Milton Birkhead, a Kansas City minister who founded an anti-fascist organization in the 1930s.

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