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On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Polaris Action / New England Committee for Nonviolent Action, I have compiled a quick photo-scan album of myself and others participating in those and similar nonviolent demonstrations against war, 1961-1964.
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PS, 2017-02-19: Thanks to Michele Gloor (twice), Jonithin Stevens, and Mary Suzuki for filling gaps in my memory of names and faces from the Albany episode (below).

Page 3, 1964, part 1

Set 10) Struggle in Albany, Georgia, for an integrated peace walk, 1964 Jan-Feb

In January-February 1964 I joined the second wave of hunger strikers in the Albany City jail, when the Quebec-Washington-Guantanamo Peace Walk was initially barred from going through the middle of town if integrated.

1964-01-10: Gene Keyes, Dennis Weeks, and Joe Tuchinsky plan route to Albany, Georgia from Champaign.            
Photo by James Rutledge, Champaign-Urbana Courier.

Brad Lyttle and Gene Keyes in Albany, Georgia.

Clockwise from lower left: Candy Kricker, Barbara Deming, Erica Enzer, Brad Lyttle, Kit Havice, Ray Robinson, Marv Davidov,
Johnithin Stephens,Tyrone Jackson, Gene Keyes, Ron Moose.                                            Photo by Consuelo Kanaga                                    

Gene Keyes, Albany, Georgia, 1964-01. Photo by Consuelo Kanaga

Gene Keyes, Albany, 1964-01. Photo by Consuelo Kanaga

Michele Gloor, Albany, 1964-01. Source unknown.

Front: L-R, Barbara Deming, Erica Enzer, Michele Gloor; back L-R, Tony Brown, Kit Havice, Yvonne Klein, Jonithin Stevens, Gene Keyes.

A.J. Muste, Yvonne Klein, Brad Lyttle, Tony Brown (in back), David Dellinger, Edie Snyder [now Maris Arnold]. Source unknown; Kanaga?

A.J. Muste walking in front; Yvonne Klein handing out leaflet Source unknown; Kanaga?

Back to front: Edie Snyder [Maris Arnold], Tyrone Jackson, Yvonne Klein..  Source unknown; Kanaga?

Erica Enzer, Ray Robinson, et al.  Photo by Gene Keyes.

Excuse omissions & errors. At table, L-R, are Ken Meister, Michele Gloor, Barbara Deming, Joe Tuchinsky, A.J. Muste,
David Dellinger; standing right, Peter Gregonis, Johnithin Stephens.  Source unknown.

1964-02-23: Koinonia Farm: Gene Keyes after 27-day fast in Albany City Jail.

1964-03-02: Gene Keyes with cigarette-butt (not mine!) chess game we made in Albany City Jail.
                         Photo by Jerry Warmbier, Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette.

1964-03-02: Back in Champaign after the fast. Charlotte E. Keyes fattens up her son Gene.                            
Photo by Jerry Warmbier, Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette.

(PS: for a mother's-eye view of these adventures, see Charlotte E. Keyes, "Suppose They Gave a War
and No One Cam
e", McCalls, 1966-10
(It was her article which popularized that phrase of Carl Sandburg's.)

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