AW. Atomic West
Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:
The Robert Godfrey collection contains papers, correspondence, films, drafts, course materials, publications and photographs on mountaineering, environmentalism and local political issues. Over his career, 1968 to 1988, Godfrey was a staff member of the Outward Bound Mountain School in Colorado, an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado and a documentary filmmaker.
The Rocky Flats Coalition of Local Governments was a cooperative governmental organization consisting of seven local governments representing constituencies that lived in areas adjacent to the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant.
The Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center is a grassroots activist organization for anti-nuclear and peace issues. The collection holds materials from the Center, the Boulder Peace Consortium, WILPF, and Shutdown of Rocky Flats, projects which were active in the late 1980s. Also included are files relating to the Persian Gulf War (1990-1991), Rocky Flats monitoring, and other peace issues.
Collection reflects Young's activities related to anti-nuclear activities in Colorado and nationally during the 1970s and 1980s. The materials include four basic types of information: his personal notes; activist organizations' newsletters, alerts, posters and other correspondence; numerous U. S. and Colorado government publications and materials related to regulatory hearings; and both audio and video tapes of 1978 nuclear protestors' trials.
Dr. Rudi Nussbaum (1922-2011) recieved a doctorate in nuclear physics and began teaching at Portland State University in 1959. In addition to his career as an educator and researcher, Nussbaum was also a peace activist and a critic of the safety of the nuclear power industry. The collection includes professional papers, research documents, correspondence and conference documents on Nussbaum’s work in nuclear physics, radiation effects and his nuclear activism.
Sub-district 6 of the larger District 38 of the United Steelworkers of America (ASWA) was responsible for organizing, and coordinating local union activities in the Western United States specifically Colorado and Wyoming. The collection consists of correspondence, negotiations, topical files, government materials, grievances as well as numerous local union files.