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Alliance for Conscientious Objectors Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-088
Abstract The Alliance for Conscientious Objectors (AFCO), based in Seattle (Washington), was founded in 1970 by John Long and Paul Anderson, who served as its national coordinator. It changed its name in 1972 to represent a wider scope of purpose. During this time, conscientious objectors who performed two years of alternate service, the same period as those drafted into the military served, were not entitled to Veterans Administration benefits under the GI Bill of Rights. By 1974 AFCO had reached a...

American Civil Liberties Union: National Committee on Conscientious Objectors Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-022
Overview The roots of the NCCO began shortly after conscription in WWII was instituted. Little is known about the New York Office of the NCCO. It was headquartered at 31 Union Square West in New York City (NY) where the ACLU had its offices, and was likely set up in 1940, under the chairmanship of Norman Angell, and stayed in existence through 1945. In Washington (DC), the Temporary Committee for Legal Aid to Conscientious Objectors was formed in 1940. R. Boland Brooks had gone to NSBRO (National...

Boston Draft Resistance Group Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Boston Draft Resistance Group
Abstract The Boston Draft Resistance Group offered draft counseling and organized opposition to the Vietnam War in the Boston (Massachusetts) area.

Mary D. Brite Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Brite, Mary D.
Abstract Holdings in this collection deal almost exclusively with social reform.

CCCO/An Agency for Military and Draft Counseling Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-073
Abstract CCCO developed a nationwide network of military and draft counselors and attorneys to assist conscientious objectors. Most active during the Korean and Vietnam Wars, the CCCO promoted such issues as amnesty, repatriation, and counter-recruitment.Operations were suspended in late October 2009. As of 2010, some of their counseling service has been taken over by the GI Rights Hotline.

Center on Conscience and War Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-025
Overview Organization still in existence that was formed to aid conscientious objectors in World War II.

Sheldon D. Clark Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Clark, Sheldon D.

Consultative Peace Council Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Consultative Peace Council
Abstract Includes correspondence, reports, financial records, administrative files, minutes of meetings, publicity materials, brochures, newspaper clippings. Correspondents include: Devere Allen, Dorothy Detzer, Alfred Hassler, Jessie Wallace Hughan, Abe Kaufman, Frederick J. Libby, A.J. Muste, Ray Newton, Mildred Scott Olmsted, John Swomley, E. Raymond Wilson, and M.R. Zigler.

Courage to Resist Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Courage to Resist
Abstract Printouts of emails from Courage to Resist to group lists.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-011
Abstract Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana was a writer and pacifist who taught comparative literature at Columbia University from 1912 until 1917. Dana lost his teaching post as an opponent of American participation in World War I. Dana continued to advocate civil liberties and the rights of conscientious objectors.

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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 8
Civilian Public Service 6
Kaufman, Abraham 6
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 6
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 4
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Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 4
Tatum, Arlo D. 4
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 3
American Friends Service Committee 3
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 3
Barr, Allen H. 3
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 3
Brooks, R. Boland 3
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 3
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 3
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 3
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 3
Gottlieb, Edward P. 3
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 3
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 3
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 3
McReynolds, David 3
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 3
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 3
National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 3
Newton, Ray 3
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 3
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 3
War Resisters League 3
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 3
Will, Herman, 1915- 3
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 3
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 2
Boston Draft Resistance Group 2
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 2
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 2
DeSilver, Harrison 2
Deats, Richard L., 1932- 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
DiGia, Ralph 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Forest, Jim (James H.) 2
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 2
Furnas, Paul J. 2
Gara, Larry 2
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 2
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 2
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 2
Lynd, Alice 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Man, Albon 2
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 2
Nhất Hạnh, Thích 2
Olmstead, Frank 2
Pickus, Robert 2
Roodenko, Igal 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Tatum, Lyle 2
United Pacifist Committee 2
Van Kirk, Walter W. (Walter William), 1891-1956 2
Waskow, Arthur Ocean, 1933- 2
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 2
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Acts for Peace (Organization) 1
Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 1
Alliance for Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 1
Altbach, Philip G. 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation. Project on Amnesty 1
Amnesty Information and Action Center 1
Anderson, Paul 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Anti-War Mobilization Mass Meeting (1940 : Washington, D.C.) 1
Arvio, Raymond Paavo 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Baker, Lillian 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Becker, Jo 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Boehmer, Peter J. 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brick, Allan 1
Bridges, Harry, 1901- 1
Brite, Mary D., 1867-1952 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Browning, Hilda 1
Byrns, Elinor 1
CCCO/An Agency for Military and Draft Counseling 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
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