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Center on Conscience and War Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-025

Julien D. Cornell Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-010
Abstract Julien Cornell (1910-1994) practiced law in New York City, with a special interest in civil liberties. During World War II, he handled many cases for conscientious objectors, as well as advising many other COs about their various problems with the legal system. He was considered an expert on legal issues regarding conscientious objection and Civilian Public Service, and was consulted by many lawyers throughout the country for his opinions.

Eichel Family Papers

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Identifier: 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.

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Overview Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...

Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-048
Abstract The Federal Council of Churches organized its Committee on the Conscientious Objector under its Department of International Justice and Goodwill in 1941. The Committee was interested in all aspects of conscientious objection, especially religious life in Civilian Public Service camps. Among the Committee's projects was the organizing of a program of visitation to CPS camps.

Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940. Includes reference files relating to disarmament, conscription, universal military training, conscientious objection, pacifism, United Nations, Vietnam war, civil liberties, civil rights, food supply, and Indian rights. Correspondents include Stephen L. Angell, Emile Benoit, Charles J....

Norman J. Whitney Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-061
Overview Norman Jehiel Whitney (1891-1967) was a Quaker teacher, writer and devoted peace worker. From 1919-1957 he helped establish, and directed for many years, the Syracuse Peace Council. He left Syracuse in 1957 to work for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in peace education. Whitney's major peace work was in the area of counseling conscientious objectors to war (COs), particularly those in Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps. In 1941 he helped establish the New York State Board for...

Denny Wilcher Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Wilcher, Denny
Overview This collection documents the experiences of Wilcher (and his friends), while in Civilian Public Service, and after he left CPS and was imprisoned at McNeil Island Federal Prison Camp.

Women's Committee to Oppose Conscription Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-068
Overview This group was originally named the Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women [WCOC], and then the National Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women. It was formed in 1942 to protest the Austin-Wadsworth legislative bills and similar measures, which proposed that American women be drated into a civilian workforce for the duration of World War II. When the immediate threat of drafting women had passed, the group changed its name again, this time to the Women's Committee to Oppose...

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Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 3
Conscientious objection -- United States 2
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. 2
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 2
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
California -- Politics and government 1
Civil rights -- United States 1
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 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
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States 1
Disarmament 1
Draft -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Draft -- United States 1
Food supply 1
Illinois -- Politics and government 1
Indians of North America -- Civil rights 1
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Sources 1
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Lawyers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lobbying -- California 1
Lobbying -- Illinois 1
Lobbying -- United States 1
Lobbying -- Wisconsin 1
Methodist Church -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
Military nursing -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
National service -- United States 1
Nonviolence -- United States 1
Pacifism -- United States 1
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Research -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- United States 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Political activity 1
Quakers -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Selective conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Political activity 1
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 1
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Religious aspects 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
War -- Religious aspects 1
War -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
Wisconsin -- Politics and government 1
Women -- Societies and clubs 1
Women and the military -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women and war -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Sources 1
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