Fonds AM925 - Greenpeace Foundation fonds

Dr. John Gofman, Irving Stowe, Jim Bohlen, Dr. Robert Ellis Greenpeace - Metcalfe - CBC - Bill Terry ["between ourselves" broadcast, part 1 of 2] Greenpeace - Metcalfe - CBC - Bill Terry ["between ourselves" broadcast, part 2 of 2] Science program - Hal Wardell interviewing Irving Stowe Breakfast with Aunt Mary - interview of Irving Stowe Group portrait of the three original directors of the Don't Make a Wave Committee and skipper Vancouver Harbour GREENPEACE I portrait Extra fuel tanks Quaker Larry Scott Flags aloft Canada Coast Guard Capt. Cormack doing a job Dave Birmingham at work Bob Hunter doing his thing National Film Board, Seymour Narrows Cormack and Terry Simmons Ben Metcalfe Bob Keziere Klemtu Klemtu Klemtu citizens Bill Darnell at Klemtu GREENPEACE in Klemtu Butedale Crew at Butedale Butedale Leaving Dixon Entrance Akutan Illusion Island, Akutan Akutan whaling station Akutan village Akutan The boys going ashore Akutan Akutan Akutan Cemetery and GREENPEACE, Akutan Ben and boy, Akutan Pat Moore and Jim Bohlen, Akutan Akutan young boy Leader of Akutan people and Ben Jim and Terry in Akutan Dave and Whalebone, Akutan Shelikoff Strait Sand Point U.S. Customs Sand Point Harbour, crab pots Pat on Sand Point main drag Sand Point Bob and Aleut kids "Downtown" Sand Point
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Greenpeace Foundation fonds

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2.41 m of textual records and other material

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In 1969 a group of Vancouver area environmentalists, including members of the B.C. Chapter of the Sierra Club, gathered together to form the "Don't Make a Wave Committee" to protest underground nuclear tests being conducted by the United States in the Aleutian Islands. By 1970, the Committee was incorporated. Throughout 1970 and 1971, the Committee addressed a variety of ecological, environmental and social issues: air, water and land contamination, recycling waste, the Skagit Valley flooding and the Vietnam War. The name was officially changed in 1972 to the Greenpeace Foundation. Led by Bob Hunter, the Foundation supported an "anti-whaling" programme in 1974. In 1976 Greenpeace turned its attention to harp seal hunting.

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The fonds consists of financial records, legal documents, reports, correspondence, publications, newsclippings, charts, audio tapes, photographs and ephemera such as flags, banners, posters, scrapbooks and cartoons.

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Includes: 96 photographs, 7 charts, 2 audio reels, 1 audio cassette

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Donated by Mrs. Dorothy Stowe, wife of Irving Stowe, in 1986, 1991, and 1996, with an additional donation by Heinz Ruckemann of Greenpeace in 1989.


Photographs in this fonds have been assigned item numbers with the prefix "CVA 607"

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