Frances Crowe


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Frances Crowe born Carthage, MO March 15, 1919. Quaker; opponent of nuclear weapons, Vietnam War and Iraq War; active protester into her 90s. Co-founded Traprock Peace Center, 1979. Arrested over 15 times for nonviolent protests, including 30-day sentence for 1984 Electric Boat protest.


“I have a vision of a better world, where people can live cooperatively, without violence, and that we would be able to feed the hungry, house the homeless, and provide shelter for people if we weren’t spending so much money on war.“ (Boston Globe, Dec. 13, 2010; photo