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Peace movements - early Cold War

Functions
Political Movement and Social Phenomenon

Resources

Books

  • Dyson, Ambrose., Ambrose Dyson, Ambrose Dyson Memorial Committee. [This scan courtesy of the University of the Melbourne Library], 1953. images PDF Details
  • New Theatre Melbourne, 50 Years of New Theatre. Melbourne N.T. 1936-86, Melbourne, 1986, 54 pp. PDF Details

Book Sections

  • Hartley, Rev. F.J., 'Principles of the Peace Movement and other extracts', in My Pilgrimage for Peace, Australian and New Zealand Congress for International Co-operation and Disarmament, Melbourne, 1965. Image PDF Details
  • Rivett, K.D., 'Fundamentals of Pacifism', in Towards Peace: A Full Report of the 1947 Australian Pacifist Conference, Mt Evelyn, 1947. Image PDF Details

Cartoons

Letters

Newspaper Articles

  • 'Housewives' Rally in Stirring Peace Call', Tribune, 8 June 1949. Image PDF Details
  • 'World's leading intellectuals appeal to Australians: "Unite for Peace"', Guardian, 20 May 1949. Image PDF Details
  • 'U.S. Launched Invasion of Korea; Press Blacks Out Truth, To Drag Us In', Guardian, 20 May 1949. Image PDF Details
  • 'Editorial', Peace. Journal of the Australian Peace Council, vol. 1, no. 1, April 1950. Image PDF Details
  • 'Australian Peace Congress Greeted by Famous World Figures', Tribune, 29 March 1950. Image PDF Details
  • 'Peace Movement Broadened by Students, Ex-Servicemen', Tribune, 1 Febuary 1950. Image PDF Details
  • 'Stop War against Korea End 'Blood Loan' Plot', Tribune, 12 August 1950. PDF Details
  • 'Make peace now and how to fight for peace the burning topic', Liberty, 27 October 1950. Image PDF Details
  • 'Peace movement gathers way; plans for congress on April 16', 15 March 1950. Image PDF Details
  • 'Congress Opening Sunday Will Voice People's Peace Demands', Guardian, 14 April 1950. Image PDF Details
  • 'The state and conscientious objectors', Southern Advocate for Workers' Councils and International Digest, J.A. Dawson, Melbourne, c1946. Image PDF Details

Pamphlets

  • French Nuclear Tests; Australia in Danger. Image PDF Details
  • They want to conscript out youth of die for them!, Brisbane, 12 May 1950. Image PDF Details
  • Australian Peace Congress Programme, 1950. Image PDF Details
  • International songs: youth carnival for peace and friendship, Youth Carnival for Peace & Friendship Committee, Sydney, 1952. Image PDF Details
  • Australian Convention for Peace and War; Programme and Participation, Sydney, 26-30 September 1953. Image PDF Details
  • Australian Convention on Peace and War; a gathering of citizens to discuss and promote international goodwill and peace, Sydney, 1953. Image PDF Details
  • Report on Peace by the Queensland Branch of the Australian Assembly for Peace, 1957. Image PDF Details
  • Peace is Trade Unioin Business, Amalgamated Engineering Union, 1960. Image PDF Details
  • The Bomb; its threat and its challenge, 1961. Image PDF Details
  • Defend world peace, Act now against US threat to humanity, E.A. Bacon at Coronation Print, Brisbane, 25 October 1962. Image PDF Details
  • March with your mates on May Day, Newsletter Printery, Sydney, 1963. Image PDF Details
  • PEACE...and the German Problem, Queensland Peace Committee for International Co-operation & Disarmament, Brisbane, c1951. Image PDF Details
  • Peace is your business, c1961. Image PDF Details
  • Nuclear-fre zones in the Pacific and the World; a nuclear-free Southern Hemisphere, c1963. Image PDF Details
  • Unions warn: danger of total war, Sydney, c1965. Image PDF Details
  • 3000 more Australians for Vietnam, Brisbane, n.d.. Image PDF Details
  • Better to fight them over there than here, Brisbane, n.d.. Image PDF Details
  • H-Bombs IN Australia means H-Bombs ON Australia, R. Gould, Sydney, n.d.. Image PDF Details
  • Facts about military conscription, Federal Pacifist Council of Australia, Brisbane, n.d.. Image PDF Details
  • Peace Quest Forum, n.d.. Image PDF Details
  • Remember this? The men at the TOP must make peace now, Sydney, n.d.. Image PDF Details
  • Foreign Bases in Australia, n.d.. Image PDF Details
  • Australian Congress for International Co-operation and Disarmament, Message to educationalists, Sydney, 24 October 1964. Image PDF Details
  • Australian Peace Council, The truth about Korea, 1950. Image PDF Details
  • Australian Peace Council, Our policy and programme, 1956. Details
  • Dickie, Rev. A.M.; James, Rev. V.; Hartley, Rev. F.J., You can't ban peace! To the Victorian Executive of the ALP, Australian Peace Council, 1950. Image PDF Details
  • Glover, Rev. Neil, Why I went to gaol, Coronation Press, 1957. Image PDF Details
  • Hill, E.F., The H-Bomb Japanese Rearmament & You, Current Book Distributors [This scan courtesy of Mike Williss], Sydney, 1954?, 16 pp. PDF Details
  • Victorian Peace Council, Germ War in Korea [extracts]. Image PDF Details
  • Victorian Peace Council, Geneva Conference of the Three Great Powers to Discuss Ending of Nuclear Tests, 1958. Image PDF Details
  • Watt, Alf, Rocket Range Threatens Australia, S.A. State Committee, Australian Communist Party [This scan courtesy Mike Williss], Adelaide, 1947, 16 pp. PDF Details

Policy Statements

  • Evatt, H.V., Labor's plan for World Peace; declarations and discussion of the Hobart Conference, Sydney, 1955. Image PDF Details

Press Releases

Reports

  • Australian Peace Council, Summary of reports to a meeting at Nicholas Hall, Melbourne, Monday 12 September, 1949, attended by 112 representatives of 49 organisations, 1949. Image PDF Details
  • Victorian Peace Council, Summary of decisions on the initiation of State peace work in 1956, 1956. Image PDF Details

Songs

Statements

  • Canberra Citizen's statement of War in Indo-China, 1954. Image pdf Details