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American Civil Liberties Union: National Committee on Conscientious Objectors Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-022
Overview The roots of the NCCO began shortly after conscription in WWII was instituted. Little is known about the New York Office of the NCCO. It was headquartered at 31 Union Square West in New York City (NY) where the ACLU had its offices, and was likely set up in 1940, under the chairmanship of Norman Angell, and stayed in existence through 1945. In Washington (DC), the Temporary Committee for Legal Aid to Conscientious Objectors was formed in 1940. R. Boland Brooks had gone to NSBRO (National...
Dates: 1940-1946

Center on Conscience and War Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-025
Overview Organization still in existence that was formed to aid conscientious objectors in World War II.
Dates: 1940-2015

Consultative Peace Council Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Consultative Peace Council
Abstract Includes correspondence, reports, financial records, administrative files, minutes of meetings, publicity materials, brochures, newspaper clippings. Correspondents include: Devere Allen, Dorothy Detzer, Alfred Hassler, Jessie Wallace Hughan, Abe Kaufman, Frederick J. Libby, A.J. Muste, Ray Newton, Mildred Scott Olmsted, John Swomley, E. Raymond Wilson, and M.R. Zigler.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930-1969; Majority of material found within 1939-1955

Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-060
Abstract The Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors was a non-sectarian, free advisory service for conscientious objectors to war and military service. The MBCO was set up to provide counseling and legal aid in metropolitan New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut and established by the United Pacifist Committee in 1940. The group disbanded in 1980.
Dates: 1940-1980

War Resisters League Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-040
Overview The War Resisters League is a pacifist organization whose members are against all war. Witnessing the establishment of the War Resisters' International in Europe in 1921, and sensing a need for a similar organization in the United States, Dr. Jessie Wallace Hughan established the War Resisters League as an independent organization. The War Resisters League membership pledge, which has remained essentially unchanged since its inception, reads: "The War Resisters League affirms that war is a...
Dates: 1923-1994

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 5
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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 5
Civilian Public Service 4
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 4
Barr, Allen H. 3
Brooks, R. Boland 3
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Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 3
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 2
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 2
DeSilver, Harrison 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Furnas, Paul J. 2
Gottlieb, Edward P. 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 2
Newton, Ray 2
Olmstead, Frank 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Anti-War Mobilization Mass Meeting (1940 : Washington, D.C.) 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Center on Conscience and War 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Consultative Peace Council (U.S.) 1
Corfman, Rex M. 1
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Doty, C. LeRoy 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
Goldwasser, Martin 1
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 1
Harkness, Georgia Elma, 1891-1974 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 1
Hershey, Lewis Blaine, 1893-1977 1
Hill, Lewis K. 1
Hoover, Warren W. 1
Huston, Ora 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Joint Peace Board 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
MacAdam, Ruth E. 1
McReynolds, David 1
Milgram, Morris, 1916-1997 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 1
National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 1
Neutrality Bloc 1
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 1
Pacifist Action Committee 1
Pacifist Research Bureau 1
Peace Strategy Board 1
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 1
Ransom, Frances Rose 1
Reeves, George 1
Richards, Edward C. M., 1886-1974 1
Roodenko, Igal 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Schaum, Winifred W. 1
Schwartz, Wendy 1
Sherk, J. Harold 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Syracuse Peace Council 1
Tatum, Arlo D. 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Thomas, Norman 1
Toney, Raymond J. 1
United Pacifist Committee 1
Van Kirk, Walter W. (Walter William), 1891-1956 1
Vogel, Robert S. 1
War Resisters League 1
Watts, Roland 1
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 1
Whitney, Mildred C. 1
Will, Herman, 1915- 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
Winchester, Harold P. 1
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 1
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