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Archives & Manuscripts

New York State Board for Civilian Public Service

 Organization

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

New York State Board for Civilian Public Service Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-New York State Board for Civilian Public Service

Norman J. Whitney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-061
Overview Norman Jehiel Whitney (1891-1967) was a Quaker teacher, writer and devoted peace worker. From 1919-1957 he helped establish, and directed for many years, the Syracuse Peace Council. He left Syracuse in 1957 to work for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in peace education. Whitney's major peace work was in the area of counseling conscientious objectors to war (COs), particularly those in Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps. In 1941 he helped establish the New York State Board for...
Dates: 1938-1967