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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

Julien D. Cornell Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-010
Abstract Julien Cornell (1910-1994) practiced law in New York City, with a special interest in civil liberties. During World War II, he handled many cases for conscientious objectors, as well as advising many other COs about their various problems with the legal system. He was considered an expert on legal issues regarding conscientious objection and Civilian Public Service, and was consulted by many lawyers throughout the country for his opinions.
Dates: 1940-1947

Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-048
Abstract The Federal Council of Churches organized its Committee on the Conscientious Objector under its Department of International Justice and Goodwill in 1941. The Committee was interested in all aspects of conscientious objection, especially religious life in Civilian Public Service camps. Among the Committee's projects was the organizing of a program of visitation to CPS camps.
Dates: 1941-1946

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

Women's Committee to Oppose Conscription Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-068
Overview This group was originally named the Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women [WCOC], and then the National Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women. It was formed in 1942 to protest the Austin-Wadsworth legislative bills and similar measures, which proposed that American women be drated into a civilian workforce for the duration of World War II. When the immediate threat of drafting women had passed, the group changed its name again, this time to the Women's Committee to Oppose...
Dates: 1942-1948

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War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 2
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Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
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Conscientious objectors -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States 1
Counseling -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
Lawyers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Methodist Church -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
Military nursing -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Selective conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
War -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
Women and the military -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
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Names
Civilian Public Service 4
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 4
Kaufman, Abraham 4
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 3
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 3
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Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 3
DeSilver, Harrison 3
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 3
Barr, Allen H. 2
Brooks, R. Boland 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Harkness, Georgia Elma, 1891-1974 2
Hill, Lewis K. 2
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
MacAdam, Ruth E. 2
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 2
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 2
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 2
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 2
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 2
Young, Agnes 2
Albert, Alfred, 1908- 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Angell, Ernest, 1889-1973 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Center on Conscience and War 1
Chalmers, Frances K. (Frances Kinghorn) 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women 1
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 1
Doty, C. LeRoy 1
Elfenbein, Elsie Wright 1
Fangmeier, Robert A. 1
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. Committee on the Conscientious Objector 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Forster, Clifford 1
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Garst, Eleanor 1
Goldwasser, Martin 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 1
Hartman, Grover L. 1
Hershey, Lewis Blaine, 1893-1977 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hoover, Warren W. 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Huston, Ora 1
La Force, Pearl A. 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Lazarus, Leonard 1
Mennonite Central Committee 1
Milgram, Morris, 1916-1997 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Newton, Ray 1
Olmstead, Frank 1
Osborne, Winslow H. 1
Pierce, Katharine C. (Katharine Curtis), 1882- 1
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 1
Reeves, George B. 1
Reeves, George B., 1905- 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Schomer, Elsie 1
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Scudder, Vida Dutton, 1861-1954 1
Sherk, J. Harold 1
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 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
Watts, Roland 1
Will, Herman, 1915- 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 1
Women's Committee to Oppose Conscription 1
Yolton, L. William 1
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