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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

Esther S. Frankel Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-097
Abstract Esther Strum Frankel was a New Jersey attorney in the firm of Frankel and Frankel (along with her husband, Leopold), a pacifist, and civil rights activist; member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, served as head its Human Rights Committee, especially active in its New Jersey branch; also involved with Women Strike for Peace and other reform movements relating to feminism and disarmament; specialized in civil rights litigation in the 1950s and Selective Service...
Dates: 1948-1975; Majority of material found within 1967-1971

League for Non-Violent Civil Disobedience against Military Segregation Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-League for Non-Violent Civil Disobedience...
Dates: 1947-1951

New York Bureau of Legal Advice Records

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Identifier: SCPC-Reel-142.1
Abstract Holdings in Tamiment Library: about half the records of the New York Bureau of Legal Advice consist of case histories pertaining to selective service exemption, draft evasion, conscientious objector status, military imprisonment, military discharge, desertion, amnesty, civil liberties and deportations. One third of the collection consists of office files, administrative reports and correspondence, including extensive fundraising correspondence. The remainder of the collection is made up of...
Dates: 1917-1919

Murray Polner Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-113
Overview Polner was an author and editor of books and periodicals on social history, public policy, and Jewish concerns. This collection chiefly relates to his research on Vietnam veterans for his book No Victory Parades and on the question of amnesty for When Can I Come Home? The collection also include audiotapes of oral histories of American Jews who were conscientious objectors or who resisted serving in the military during World War II or the Korean War. There is additional material from Polner's...
Dates: 1963-1988

John M. Swomley, Jr., Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-226
Overview John M. Swomley, Jr.; minister in the Methodist Church; served as Director of the National Council Against Conscription, editor of Conscription News, and as National Secretary of the Fellowship of Reconciliation; active with the American Friends Service Committee and the American Civil Liberties Union; campaigned against universal military training; author of books on militarism and the Cold War.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940-2002

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Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Sources 1
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Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
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Names
Albert, Alfred, 1908- 1
Angell, Ernest, 1889-1973 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1