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Bent Andresen Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Andreson, Bent
Abstract Bent Andresen registered as a conscientious objector during WWII, and was sent to a Civilian Public Service in 1944. Andresen participated in a "guinea pig project" in which he and several other C.O.s lived in a refrigerated room for three months to test the impact of a high-protein diet on cold-weather conditions. He went AWOL in 1945 and was sentenced to two years in prison. Andreson was involved in various peace/justice groups throughout his lifetime.
Dates: 1928-1991

Harold Barton Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Barton, Harold
Abstract In the early 1940s National Mental Health Foundation originated in 1944-1945 when Harold Barton and three associates, serving at Byberry State Hospital in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), announced plans for a national campaign to improve the conditions in mental hospitals. The exposure of these conditions through the efforts of men serving in CPS, and their efforts to be a nonviolent presence in mental institutions, began a new movement in mental health care in the U.S. The National Mental Health...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1949

John Beer Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Beer, John
Abstract John Beer is a professor of the history of science and chemistry, as well as a Quaker peace and antinuclear activist.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1954-1985

Wilmer Brandt Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Brandt, Wilmer
Overview Brandt was a conscientious objector to war, a Quaker, and interested in peace throughout his life.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1952-2007

Delaware Draft Counseling and Education Service, Inc. Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-229
Abstract The Delaware Draft Counseling and Educational Service (DDCES), was organized in early 1969 with offices in Wilmington and Newark, Delaware. It provided men who had been drafted by the Selective Service System with information about the draft and their options within that system. The DDCES also provided information on the draft, individual rights under Selective Service laws and how to file for deferments and alternatives to the draft. With the end of the draft and beginning of registration in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1966-1991

Charles E. Frantz Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Frantz, Charles E.
Abstract Collection includes biographical information; letters from Frantz to his parents while he was in Civilian Public Service, 1944-1946, and 1947-1950; information about his refusal to register for the peacetime draft (Selective Service Act of 1948), and subsequent federal court proceedings and his 1949 imprisonment; newspaper clippings about draft refusers at Earlham College, 1949; a copy of Frantz's FBI file and correspondence relating to it, 1978-1980; and Frantz's writings about the Dukhobors,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1949, 1978-1980

Larry Gara Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Gara, Larry
Abstract Includes two typescripts: Amnesty and Reconciliation, and Peace Testimony: Root and Branch [annotated photocopy]; leaflet and periodical with mention of Gara's conscientious objection; slide show titled Active Nonviolence stored separately as Slide Show 2.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1949-1972

Robert Horton Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Horton, Robert
Abstract Collection includes biographical information about Robert Horton; consists primarily of materials gathered for a manuscript titled The Power of the Powerless, a series of biographies and interviews of conscientious objectors to war and those imprisoned for their beliefs.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1948-

William Marx Kantor Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Kantor, William Marx
Overview William Kantor was a World War I conscientious objector from Philadelphia.
Dates: circa 1917-1920

Mary Stone McDowell Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-McDowell, Mary Stone
Dates: 1914, 1918, 1945-1955

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Civilian Public Service 5
American Friends Service Committee 4
A Quaker Action Group 2
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 2
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 2
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Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 2
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Ahimsa Farm 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Legion 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Axford, Roger W. 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Barton, Harold E. L., 1916-2005 1
Beer, John Joseph, 1927- 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Brandt, Wilmer, 1920- 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Children's Creative Response to Conflict Program 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp #103 (Missoula, Mont.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Coleville, Calif.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Mental Hygiene Program 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cook, Cara 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Daniel Seeger Defense Fund of the Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Delaware Draft Counseling & Education Service, Inc. 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Emerson, David 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Frankel, Morton 1
Frantz, Charles 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Coordinating Committee on Peace (U.S.) 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Gara, Larry 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Heifer Project 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Joint Peace Committee of Providence and Chester Monthly Meetings (Society of Friends : Media, Pa.) 1
Kantor, William Marx 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005 1
Kerner, Barbara Brooks, 1922-2007 1
Lakey, George 1
Lape, Esther Everett, 1881-1981 1
Lens, Sidney 1
Longstreth, Walter C. 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
Macedonia Cooperative Community 1
McDowell, Mary S. 1
McReynolds, David 1
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 1
Movement for a New Society 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 1
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 1
National Mental Health Foundation 1
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Norton, Edgar R. (Edgar Richard), 1928- 1
Olmsted, Allen S. (Allen Seymour), 1888-1977 1
Osborn, Joseph C., 1911-1993 1
Pacifist Research Bureau 1
Peace Brigades International 1
Peace and Social Action Program 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Philadelphia Peace Council (1925-approximately 1932) 1
Philadelphia Peace Council (1937-ca. 1943) 1
Prisoner Visitation and Support (1971-) 1
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 1
Rapoport, Anatol, 1911-2007 1
Reynolds, Earle L. 1
Roszak, Theodore, 1933-2011 1
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Seeger, Daniel A. 1
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