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Peace and Freedom Party of San Diego County records

Identifier: SC036

Content Description

Eight pages, mimeographed 8.5 x 14 inch sheets, some pen notes.

Contents include: Proposed Platform of the Peace and Freedom Movement of San Diego County (four pages, some both sides), NLF (National Liberation Front) Amendment (1 page), Agenda for Saturday February 24 [1968] meeting (1 page), Amendment to Peace and Freedom Platform III.D (1 page), Letter to supporters and party members from Fritjob Thygeson, Chairman, San Diego County Peace and Freedom Movement, March 11, 1968 (1 page, both sides).


  • 1968


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Biographical / Historical

The Peace and Freedom Party was founded on June 23, 1967 and has a platform addressing socialism, democracy, ecology, feminism, racial equality, and community activism. The Peace and Freedom Party has largely remained on ballots in California throughout its history and holds a biannual state convention.

"About PFP," Peace and Freedom Party, last modified February 21, 2008,


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Eight pages of documents related to the San Diego County Peace and Freedom Party's 1968 election platform.


Arranged into two folders, one containing materials that can be used by researchers, and one with restricted materials (due to condition). Photocopies of restricted materials have been included in the folder open for research use (SC036 sm lgl / 01).

Physical Location

Small manuscripts SC036 sm lgl / 01 and SC036 sm lgl / 02.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase by Library, April 2022.

Related Materials

SC035, Halpern for Congress records are records related to Francis Halpern's 1968 campaign for congress, 35th district.

Condition Description

Documents worn, fragile, and damaged by silverfish. Two fragile documents have been photocopied for patron use.

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Processing Information

Processed by Sean Visintainer, 2022-10-07.

Guide to the Peace and Freedom Party of San Diego County records
Sean Visintainer
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Repository Details

Part of the CSUSM Special Collections Repository

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