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Committee to End Slave Labor in America Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee to End Slave Labor in America
Abstract Includes correspondence, flyers, reports.

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.

Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-013
Abstract The Fellowship of Reconciliation in the U.S. was founded in 1915 by Christian pacifists. The organization, whose members are now drawn from many religious groups, seeks to apply principles of peace and social justice and non-violent social change to issues such as disarmament, conscription, race relations, economic justice, and civil liberties.

Anna Melissa Graves Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-015
Abstract Anna Melissa Graves was a writer, teacher, world traveler, and internationalist. From the 1920s to the 1940s Graves traveled through Africa, Central and South America, China, Europe, and the Middle East. She taught school in many of these places and maintained a voluminous correspondence with the teachers, acquaintances, and former students she met on her travels.

Left Wing Pacifist-Socialists Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Left Wing Pacifist-Socialists
Abstract This file includes correspondence and memoranda dated 1945, pertaining to the proposed organization of a new movement for radical nonviolent pacifists. Includes a letter of April 27, 1945, of which signers include Rex Corfman, Henry Dyer, Roy Finch, Lewis Hill, Morris Horowitz, Byron Johnson, Igal Roodenko, and Stanley Rappeport; a list of the addressees is included on the same page as the signers. Collection also includes a "Memorandum on Effective Pacifist Organization for Action" by George...

Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-060
Abstract The Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors was a non-sectarian, free advisory service for conscientious objectors to war and military service. The MBCO was set up to provide counseling and legal aid in metropolitan New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut and established by the United Pacifist Committee in 1940. The group disbanded in 1980.

John Nevin Sayre Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-117
Overview John Nevin Sayre pacifist who spent over 40 years at the helm of the Fellowship of Reconciliation.

War Resisters League Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-040
Overview The War Resisters League is a pacifist organization whose members are against all war. Witnessing the establishment of the War Resisters' International in Europe in 1921, and sensing a need for a similar organization in the United States, Dr. Jessie Wallace Hughan established the War Resisters League as an independent organization. The War Resisters League membership pledge, which has remained essentially unchanged since its inception, reads: "The War Resisters League affirms that war is a...

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...

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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
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Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 2
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience 1
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Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection 1
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 1
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Disarmament -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
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Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
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Nonviolence -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
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Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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