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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

 Collection
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

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Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1