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Alliance for Conscientious Objectors Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-088
Abstract The Alliance for Conscientious Objectors (AFCO), based in Seattle (Washington), was founded in 1970 by John Long and Paul Anderson, who served as its national coordinator. It changed its name in 1972 to represent a wider scope of purpose. During this time, conscientious objectors who performed two years of alternate service, the same period as those drafted into the military served, were not entitled to Veterans Administration benefits under the GI Bill of Rights. By 1974 AFCO had reached a...
Dates: 1970-1974

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

American Friends Service Committee, Committee on Rights of Conscience Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-006
Overview Contains the records of American Friends Service Committee, Committee on Rights of Conscience, 1955-1962, including minutes and other supporting documents. Persons represented include Faith Bissell, Miriam E. Brailey, Harrop Freeman, Frederick Fuges, Alan Howe, Mary Knowles, Patrick M. Malin, Roland Pennock, Sara Pickus, Harry B. Sprogell, Frederick B. Tolles, and John T. Watkins.
Dates: 1955-1962

Boston Draft Resistance Group Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Boston Draft Resistance Group
Abstract The Boston Draft Resistance Group offered draft counseling and organized opposition to the Vietnam War in the Boston (Massachusetts) area.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1967-1969

Mary D. Brite Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Brite, Mary D.
Abstract Holdings in this collection deal almost exclusively with social reform.
Dates: circa 1950-1952

CCCO/An Agency for Military and Draft Counseling Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-073
Abstract CCCO developed a nationwide network of military and draft counselors and attorneys to assist conscientious objectors. Most active during the Korean and Vietnam Wars, the CCCO promoted such issues as amnesty, repatriation, and counter-recruitment.Operations were suspended in late October 2009. As of 2010, some of their counseling service has been taken over by the GI Rights Hotline.
Dates: 1948-2010

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

Sheldon D. Clark Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Clark, Sheldon D.
Dates: 1960-1970

Committee Against Registration and the Draft Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee Against Registration...
Abstract Includes letters, flyers, reports, reprints, and materials from local branches.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1980-

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

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 35
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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 28
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 12
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
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Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 8
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
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Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 5
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 5
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 5
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 4
Conscientious objectors -- United States 3
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Societies, etc. 3
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Selective conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious Objectors -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Counseling -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Draft -- United States 2
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Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- United States 2
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Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 2
United States -- Armed Forces -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc. 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 2
African American soldiers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
Aliens -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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California -- Politics and government 1
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Civil rights -- United States 1
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Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Communism -- United States 1
Conscientious objection 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Brethren in Christ Church -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Mennonites -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
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Disarmament 1
Disarmament -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
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Draft resisters -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- United States 1
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Feminists -- Hungary -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Food supply 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Illinois -- Politics and government 1
Indians of North America -- Civil rights 1
Interdenominational cooperation -- United States 1
Internationalism -- History -- Sources 1
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Sources 1
Jews -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Draft resisters -- Sources 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Jews -- Sources 1
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Nigeria -- History -- Civil War, 1967-1970 -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 1
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Nonviolence in America : a documentary history 1
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Pacifism -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
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Pacifism -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 8
Civilian Public Service 6
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 6
Kaufman, Abraham 6
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 6
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American Friends Service Committee 5
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 5
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 4
Tatum, Arlo D. 4
Willoughby, George, pacifist 4
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 3
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 3
Barr, Allen H. 3
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 3
Brooks, R. Boland 3
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 3
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 3
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 3
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 3
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 3
Furnas, Paul J. 3
Gottlieb, Edward P. 3
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 3
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 3
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 3
McReynolds, David 3
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 3
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 3
National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 3
Newton, Ray 3
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 3
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 3
War Resisters League 3
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 3
Will, Herman, 1915- 3
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 3
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 3
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 2
Boston Draft Resistance Group 2
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 2
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 2
DeSilver, Harrison 2
Deats, Richard L., 1932- 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
DiGia, Ralph 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Forest, Jim (James H.) 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Gara, Larry 2
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 2
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 2
Hoover, Warren W. 2
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 2
Lynd, Alice 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Man, Albon 2
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 2
Nhất Hạnh, Thích 2
Olmstead, Frank 2
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 2
Pickus, Robert 2
Roodenko, Igal 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Tatum, Lyle 2
United Pacifist Committee 2
Van Kirk, Walter W. (Walter William), 1891-1956 2
Waskow, Arthur Ocean, 1933- 2
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Acts for Peace (Organization) 1
Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 1
Alliance for Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 1
Altbach, Philip G. 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation. Project on Amnesty 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
Amnesty Information and Action Center 1
Anderson, Paul 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Anti-War Mobilization Mass Meeting (1940 : Washington, D.C.) 1
Arvio, Raymond Paavo 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Baker, Lillian 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Becker, Jo 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Bissell, Faith 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Boehmer, Peter J. 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Brayley, Miriam E. 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
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