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American Union Against Militarism Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-004
Overview In 1915 a group of New York pacifists and near-pacifists organized the "Anti-militarism Committee" to combat the war spirit of the time. Activities included lobbying, publishing, a lecture campaign, and the establishment of a Civil Liberties Bureau. The most notable achievements were the work in the successful effort to avert war with Mexico in 1916 and the encouragement of opposition to peacetime conscription following World War I. The office was raided by the government and American Union...
Dates: 1915 - 1922

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

Edward Hasbrouck Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Hasbrouck, Edward
Overview Edward Hasbrouck was born in 1960 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 1980, when registration for the draft was reinstituted, he refused to register. Hasbrouck worked with the National Resistance Committee and affiliated local organizations. In June 1983, he was put on probation because of his draft refusal and sentenced to 1,000 hours of community service. This sentence was revoked in November 1983 in favor of a six month prison term, which Hasbrouck served at the federal prison camp in Lewisburg,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1965-1987

National Council Against Conscription Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-052
Overview The National Council Against Conscription had its first official meeting on December 13, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Nation Council Against Conscription worked to defeat various legislative measures which promoted universal military training and peacetime conscription, by lobbying Congress, public speaking, publishing detailed analyses of proposed legislation, corresponding with magazine and newspaper editors about their coverage of Universal Military Training, and producing...
Dates: 1944-1960

Allen S. Olmsted II Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-095
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Allen S. Olmsted papers is correspondence (1898-1977). Most of these are carbon copies of letters dictated by Olmsted and filed in subject transfer files at his law offices in Philadelphia and Media (Pennsylvania) [note: there are also many letters from Allen Olmsted in the papers of his wife, Mildred Scott Olmsted (DG 082)]. Correspondents include Brent Dow Allinson, Gertrude Baer, Emily Greene Balch, Roger Nash Baldwin, Witter Brynner, Joseph S. Clark, Sophia H. Dulles, Caleb...
Dates: 1898-1986

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

Vietnam Summer Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-067
Overview Vietnam Summer was a nationwide project designed to reach concerned citizens throughout the United States and to weld them into an organized and active constituency against the war in Vietnam. Martin Luther King, Jr., Benjamin Spock and others launched the project nationally on April 23, 1967. From headquarters in Cambridge, Mass. co-directors Richard R. Fernandez and Lee D. Webb coordinated the efforts of 500 paid staff members and over 26,000 volunteers in about 700 local projects. Vietnam...
Dates: 1967

Young Friends of North America Committee on Conscription Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-083
Abstract The Young Friends of North America, an open fellowship of Friends between the ages of 18 and 30, established a Committee on Conscription in the fall of 1968 to facilitate communication among Friends who were involved with draft resistance. The Committee, chaired by C.O. Peter Blood, collected information from members of the Religious Society of Friends who had refused to cooperate with conscription since the 1940s, as well as Friends who were currently imprisoned for draft resistance. Besides...
Dates: 1968-1971

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Names
American Legion 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
Alperovitz, Gar 1
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American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Union Against Militarism 1
American Union Against Militarism. Civil Liberties Bureau 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Barton, Bruce, 1886-1967 1
Berkel, Bob 1
Berkeley Resistance (Organization) 1
Blood, Peter, -1946 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 1
Bromfield, Louis, 1896-1956 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Committee Against Registration and the Draft 1
Conkling, Roscoe S. (Roscoe Seely), 1884-1956 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Doherty, Will 1
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 1
Einstein, Albert 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fernandez, Richard R. (Richard Ritter) 1
Finger, Gregory H. 1
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 1
Fosdick, Harry Emerson 1
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 1
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 1
Hallinan, Charles T. 1
Hanlon, Joseph 1
Hartman, Chester W. 1
Hasbrouck, Edward 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Holdridge, Herbert C. (Herbert Charles), 1892-1974 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Holtzapple, Robert 1
Homer, S. (Steven) 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Joint Peace Committee of Providence and Chester Monthly Meetings (Society of Friends : Media, Pa.) 1
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
Lape, Esther Everett, 1881-1981 1
Longstreth, Walter C. 1
Lynch, Frederick, 1867-1934 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
Meacham, Stewart 1
Mertens, Jeff 1
Moore, Fred, Jr. 1
Mussey, Henry Raymond, 1875-1940 1
National Council Against Conscription (U.S.) 1
National Council Against Peacetime Conscription Now (U.S.) 1
National Resistance Committee (U.S.) 1
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 1
Newton, Ray 1
Nicodemus, Matt 1
Olmsted, Allen S. (Allen Seymour), 1888-1977 1
Orlando, Richard, 1942- 1
Philadelphia Peace Council (1925-approximately 1932) 1
Philadelphia Peace Council (1937-ca. 1943) 1
Potter, Norman 1
Rankin, Belle 1
Reuter, Richard W. (Richard Ward), 1918- 1
Reyes, Alex 1
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 1
Salzman, Marilyn L. 1
Siano, Donald 1
Spock, Benjamin, 1903-1998 1
Stavis, Alex 1
Tatum, Arlo D. 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Thomas, Trevor 1
Thrasher, Sue 1
Trudeau, Paul 1
Vietnam Summer (Organization) 1
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 1
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 1
Warbasse, James Peter, 1866-1957 1
Weaver, E. Paul 1
Webb, Lee 1
Weinstein, Aaron 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Yarrow, C. H. Mike 1
Young Friends of North America. Committee on Conscription 1
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