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Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Kaufman Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Kaufman, Abraham
Overview In October 1928, Kaufman became the first paid employee of the War Resisters League, eventually becoming its Executive Secretary through 1947. He co-founded the Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors.

Frieda Langer Lazarus Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Lazarus, Frieda Langer
Abstract Collection consists of correspondence and printed matter related to Lazarus's involvement as Chair of the War Resisters League's Conscientious Objector Problems Committee, 1943-1946.

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.