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Archives & Manuscripts

Conscientious objectors -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Brent Dow Allinson Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Allinson, Brent Dow
Abstract Collection includes undated typescript writings by Allinson, pamphlets by and about him, and a newspaper clipping discussing his court martial.

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...

Lew Ayres Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Ayres, Lew
Abstract Primarily clippings from 1942, when Ayres became a conscientious objector.

Jack Bollens Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Bollens, Jack
Abstract Jack Bollens was a conscientious objector who worked in the peace movement in the 1960s and 1970s.

Civilian Public Service Fund Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-510
Scope and Contents Records of contributions and related correspondence of the Civilian Public Service Fund Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite), 1941-1945.

Charles E. (Charles Eugene) Fager Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-214
Overview Charles Eugene Fager is a Quaker writer, publisher, educator, and activist. Born in 1942, "Chuck" Fager graduated from Colorado State University and attended Harvard Divinity School. After working for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Selma, Alabama, he performed Vietnam CO alternative service at Friends World College in 1966. He left FWC the following year, devoting his time to writing and freelance work. In the mid 1980s Fager started Kimo Press, a small publishing operation and...

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....

Warren W. Hoover Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Hoover, Warren W.
Abstract Collection includes typed and handwritten lists, clippings and notices about conscientious objectors that had been dismounted from a scrapbook compiled by Warren W. Hoover. Eight folders are arranged the home state of the conscientious objector; nine are arranged by the religious denomination supporting the COs; the remainder, about 2.5 linear feet, is arranged chronologically; includes conscientious objection to the Vietnam War; materials date from 1956 to 1970.

Gene Keyes Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Keyes, Gene
Abstract Collection consists of printed materials, including information about Keyes' draft resistance during the Vietnam War, antiwar and anti-nuclear activities.

Camilo Mejía Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Mejia, Camilo
Abstract Collection has secondary sources only.