Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Norton, Edgar R.
Abstract Includes correspondence, notes and reminiscences, statement of conscience by Edgar Norton; correspondents include Harrop A. Freeman, Norman J. Whitney.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-1949; 1945-1949, 1960
Overview Norman Jehiel Whitney (1891-1967) was a Quaker teacher, writer and devoted peace worker. From 1919-1957 he helped establish, and directed for many years, the Syracuse Peace Council. He left Syracuse in 1957 to work for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in peace education. Whitney's major peace work was in the area of counseling conscientious objectors to war (COs), particularly those in Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps. In 1941 he helped establish the New York State Board for...