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Abraham Kaufman Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Kaufman, Abraham
Overview In October 1928, Kaufman became the first paid employee of the War Resisters League, eventually becoming its Executive Secretary through 1947. He co-founded the Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-1997

Frieda Langer Lazarus Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Lazarus, Frieda Langer
Abstract Collection consists of correspondence and printed matter related to Lazarus's involvement as Chair of the War Resisters League's Conscientious Objector Problems Committee, 1943-1946.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1946

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

Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-030
Overview The Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament was active from 1930 to 1936, chiefly in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Through public opinion and personal contacts, PCTD supporters pressured Congress to support total disarmament, including passage of the Frazier Amendment outlawing war. Other objectives of the Committee included a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, opposition to all preparations and training for war (including ROTC), and support for conscientious...
Dates: 1930-1938

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

Women's Peace Union: U.S. Branch Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-044
Overview The Women's Peace Union was founded in August 1921 to encourage the formation of a peace group to encompass all the women of the western hemisphere, to work for complete disarmament and the abolition of all constitutional and legal sanctions for war. Records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection are those of the United States branch.
Dates: 1921-1940

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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 3
Kaufman, Abraham 3
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 3
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 2
Barr, Allen H. 2
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Brooks, R. Boland 2
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 2
Byrns, Elinor 2
Frazier, Lynn J. (Lynn Joseph), 1874-1947 2
Gottlieb, Edward P. 2
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 2
War Resisters League 2
Winsor, Mary, 1869-1956 2
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
Anderson, Jervis 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
Bennett, Scott H. 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Black, Elizabeth 1
Bohn, Lewis Christian 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Charlotte Citizens for Peace (Port Charlotte, Fla.) 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Cope, Eliza M. 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 1
Covington, Hayden Cooper 1
Cox, Lucy A. 1
DeSilver, Harrison 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Drexel, Constance 1
Dulles, Sophia H. 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Early, Frances H. 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Eves, William 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 1
Gara, Larry 1
Goldwasser, Martin 1
Gordon, Lindley V. 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Harvey, William Brinton, 1862- 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 1
Hertzka, Yella, 1873-1948 1
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hoopes, Darlington, b. 1896 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Jewish Peace Fellowship (U.S.) 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
Lee, Jennie, 1904- 1
Leland, Wilma Smith, 1903- 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lief, Alfred, 1901- 1
Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944 1
MacAdam, Ruth E. 1
McReynolds, David 1
Milgram, Morris, 1916-1997 1
Newton, Ray 1
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 1
Olmstead, Frank 1
Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament 1
Ransom, Frances Rose 1
Reiner, John M. 1
Richards, Edward C. M., 1886-1974 1
Roodenko, Igal 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Schaum, Winifred W. 1
Schoenberg, Samuel 1
Schwartz, Wendy 1
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Smith, Tucker P. 1
Tatum, Arlo D. 1
United Pacifist Committee 1
Van Kirk, Walter W. (Walter William), 1891-1956 1
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 1
War Resisters League. Conscientious Objector Problems Committee 1
Watts, Roland 1
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 1
Williams, H. Justice 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
Women's Peace Union. U.S. Branch 1
Workers' Defense League 1
Wright, Edward Needles, 1897- 1
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