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Eichel Family Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-131
Overview The Eichel Family papers provide a unique glimpse into the lives of conscientious objectors and peace activists from one family over two generations, from 1916 onward. Julius Eichel, David Eichel and Albert Eichel were all C.O.s during WWI. Julius Eichel and his wife Esther Eichel protested WWII. Their son Seymour Eichel also served time in prison for his refusal to serve in the military in the 1950s.
Dates: 1918 - 2008

Jessie Wallace Hughan Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-251
Abstract Jessie Wallace Hughan (December 25, 1875 – April 10, 1955) was an American educator, social activist, and a radical pacifist. During her college days she was one of four co-founders of Alpha Omicron Pi, a national sorority for university women. She also was a founder and the first Secretary of the War Resisters League, established in 1923. For over two decades, she was a perennial candidate for political office on the ticket of the Socialist Party of America in her home state of New York.
Dates: 1870-1998

Paul Jones Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Jones, Paul
Dates: 1917-1939; Majority of material found within 1917-1918

Albon Man Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Man, Albon P.
Abstract Albon Platt Man Jr.,was called up for the draft during World War II, but failed to register because of his conscientious objection to war, and was sentenced to three years in prison in March 1943. He was later involvemented with the Committee for Amnesty, the CCCO, the War Resisters League, and other peace groups.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1965

Scott Nearing Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-124
Overview Scott Nearing was a lecturer, writer, and free-lance teacher who lived and taught pacifist and environmentalist principles.
Dates: 1909-1994; Majority of material found within 1915-1975

Lydia G. Wentworth Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-041
Overview Lydia G. Wentworth, was a writer and ardent peace advocate who lived most of her life in Brookline, Massachusetts. Despite illness which confined her to bed for over thirty years, she carried on a prolific correspondence and contributed hundreds of articles to newspapers and magazines. Wentworth was on the advisory committee of the Women's Peace Society, and was a member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, the Association to Abolish War,...
Dates: 1902-1947; Majority of material found within 1918-1947

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Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 2
Man, Albon 2
Villard, Fanny Garrison, 1844-1928 2
War Resisters League 2