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Emergency Peace Campaign Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-012
Abstract Initiated in late 1935 by the American Friends Service Committee and other pacifists; originally planned as a two-year campaign to rally peace, religious, labor, African-American and student groups; aim was to organize a national campaign to promote peace principles in the face of preparation for war in Europe, and to keep the United States out of war; may have been preceded by the Emergency Peace Committee (1931-1933), though this has not been documented. The first EPC office opened in...
Dates: 1936-1937

Norman J. Whitney Papers

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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

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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Butler, Smedley D. (Smedley Darlington), 1881-1940 1
Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957 1
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Cary, Stephen G. 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Eichelberger, Clark M. (Clark Mell), 1896-1980 1
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 1
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 1
Fosdick, Harry Emerson 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Johnson, Edwin C. (Edwin Carl), 1884-1970 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Mendenhall, William O. 1
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 1
Newton, Ray 1
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 1
Pacifist Research Bureau 1
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 1
Palmer, Albert W. (Albert Wentworth), 1879-1954 1
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 1
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 1
Royden, A. Maude (Agnes Maude), 1876-1956 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Solt, Guy W. 1
Syracuse Peace Council 1
Taft, Charles P. (Charles Phelps), 1897-1983 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Vogel, Robert S. 1
Whitney, Mildred C. 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
Winchester, Harold P. 1
Wise, Stephen Samuel, 1874-1949 1
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