Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Mager, Andy
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Man, Albon P.
Abstract Albon Platt Man Jr.,was called up for the draft during World War II, but failed to register because of his conscientious objection to war, and was sentenced to three years in prison in March 1943. He was later involvemented with the Committee for Amnesty, the CCCO, the War Resisters League, and other peace groups.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1965
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.
Abstract The Midwest Committee for Military Counseling was founded in 1976. The MCMC provided counseling, training sessions and public education. Staff worked with counselors, attorneys, community groups and religious bodies on behalf of potential recruits to the military and people on active military duty. The MCMC ceased operation in 1995 or 1996.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Moray, Joseph
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Morris, Elliston P.
Abstract Includes correspondence of Elliston P. Morris with his cousin, regarding his views of conscientious objection; also newspaper clippings and a transcript of Morris's court hearing in 1942.
Dates: 1918, 1942-1968
Abstract Holdings in Tamiment Library: about half the records of the New York Bureau of Legal Advice consist of case histories pertaining to selective service exemption, draft evasion, conscientious objector status, military imprisonment, military discharge, desertion, amnesty, civil liberties and deportations. One third of the collection consists of office files, administrative reports and correspondence, including extensive fundraising correspondence. The remainder of the collection is made up of...
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Peacemaker Movement
Overview The People's Coalition for Peace and Justice included various peace, anti-poverty, and labor groups. These groups worked together to confront the related issues of war in Southeast Asia and racism, sexism, poverty, and repression in the United States. The People's Coalition for Peace and Justice was founded in 1970 as National Coalition Against War, Racism, and Repression and organized several specific campaigns including People's Peace Treaty, Citizen's Action Pledge, and Nixon Eviction...
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Philadelphia Council for Conscientious Objectors