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1967 Committee to End the Draft on or before June 30, 1967 Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Nineteen Sixty Seven Committee to End the Draft

A Quaker Action Group Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Scope and Contents A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection include minutes, correspondence (1966-1971), memoranda, financial records, subject files (organizations), research files (topics), project files, newsletters, press releases, statements of Quaker yearly meetings in various cities, clippings, photographs and sound recordings. The files were first processed in 1974, and then again in 1980. In 2004, archival intern, Joe Clark, sorted the papers into the present order,...

American Veterans Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Veterans Committee

Another Mother for Peace Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-102
Abstract Another Mother for Peace was a women's peace group born from the antipathy to the war in Vietnam, based in Los Angeles, California. The stated purpose of this non-partison, non-profit organization was "to educate women to take an active role in eliminating war as a means of solving disputes between nations, people and ideologies." AMP closed its offices in January 1986.

Charles Bloomstein Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Bloomstein, Charles
Abstract Charles Bloomstein (1913 - 2002) was involved in a number of organizations that promoted civil rights, as well as peace. He was a conscientious objector during World War II, and served in Civilian Public Service (CPS) for three years.

More material about or by Bloomstein can be found in the New York Public Library's archival collection on CARE.

Boston Draft Resistance Group 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.

Break with Conscription Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Break with Conscription Committee

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.

Civilian Public Service Union Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-008
Abstract The Civilian Public Service Union was organized at the beginning of 1944 in the CPS camp at Big Flats, New York. Men at other camps and units quickly joined the group. CPSU, a union for "drafted workers conscientiously opposed to war," was formed to provide an organized means of communication and group action among men in all sections of CPS and to combat the waste and injustice of the CPS system itself. Ralph C. Rudd served as chairman from late 1944 until CPSU was dissolved in early 1946.

Committee for Amnesty for All Objectors to War and Conscription Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee for Amnesty...
Overview On January 12, 1946, the Committee for Amnesty for All Objectors to War and Conscription was established to seek an amnesty for "all objectors to war and conscription," which included men under army court-martial for their stance against war. The Committee's most widely publicized work was the sponsorship of picketing demonstrations at the White House in May and December 1946 calling for amnesty, but the organization also promoted its objectives through lobbying of Congressional and other...

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Civilian Public Service 7
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 5
Kaufman, Abraham 4
Lyttle, Bradford 4
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 4
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Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 4
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 4
American Friends Service Committee 3
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 3
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 3
Levering, Robert, 1944- 3
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 3
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 3
Tatum, Arlo D. 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
Boston Draft Resistance Group 2
Break with Conscription Committee 2
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 2
Civilian Public Service Union 2
Committee for Amnesty for All Objectors to War and Conscription 2
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 2
DeSilver, Harrison 2
Ferber, Michael 2
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 2
Furnas, Paul J. 2
Gara, Larry 2
Koch, Ed, 1924- 2
Lynd, Staughton 2
MacAdam, Ruth E. 2
People's Coalition for Peace and Justice 2
Spock, Benjamin, 1903-1998 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
United States. Selective Service System 2
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Young, Ronald J., 1942- 2
1967 Committee to End the Draft on or before June 30, 1967 1
Accra Assembly (Organization) 1
Albert, Alfred, 1908- 1
Alperovitz, Gar 1
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation. Project on Amnesty 1
American Veterans Committee 1
Amnesty Information and Action Center 1
Anderson, Jervis 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
Angell, Ernest, 1889-1973 1
Another Mother for Peace (Association) 1
Avedon, Barbara 1
Axelrod, Beverly 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958 1
Beheiren 1
Bennett, Scott H. 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Berkel, Bob 1
Berkeley Resistance (Organization) 1
Berman, Aline 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Blass, Dorothy 1
Blood, Peter, -1946 1
Bloomstein, Charles 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Bohn, Lewis Christian 1
Boss, Jay 1
Boston-Pentagon Peace Walk (1967) 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Brown, George Edward, 1920-1999 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
CARE Inc. 1
CCCO/An Agency for Military and Draft Counseling 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Champney, Horace 1
Charlotte Citizens for Peace (Port Charlotte, Fla.) 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Merom, Ind.) 1
Clark, Ramsey, 1927- 1
Clarke, Mary S., 1916- 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Coalition for Peace in the Middle East 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 1
Colton, Kenneth R. 1
Committee Against Registration and the Draft 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Committee on Drafting Youth 1
Committee to End Slave Labor in America 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Covington, Hayden Cooper 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
Cranston, Alan, 1914-2000 1
Daniel Seeger Defense Fund of the Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Delaware Draft Counseling & Education Service, Inc. 1
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 1
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