Syracuse Peace Council History
The Syracuse Peace Council is the oldest local, autonomous, grassroots peace and social justice organization in the United States.
We are very proud of our rich history of acting to make our community and the world a better place.
Check out some of our history below:
Peace Newsletter Archives
The entire history of Peace Newsletters (minus a number of issues we're working to track down) are available as searchable pdf files
Educate, Agitate, Organize: The Syracuse Peace Council, our new history on DVD
THE PEACE MOVEMENT AT THE LOCAL LEVEL; THE SYRACUSE PEACE COUNCIL, 1936-1973, By Allen Smith (pdf file)
700th Peace Newsletter (October 1974)* PDF Format
500th Peace Newsletter (September 1983)* PDF Format
50th Anniversary Peace Newsletter (February 1986) PDF Format
800th Peace Newsletter/75th Anniversary Issue (January 2011)
*Why does the 500th
issue come 9 years after the 700th issue you might ask.
In the summer of 1967, a typo jumped us from #316 to #617. The error wasn't caught for 14 years.