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Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources

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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 81 Collections and/or Records:

Kenneth G. Hanauer Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Hanauer, Kenneth George
Abstract Collection includes printed materials, including published court documents about the case Kenneth George Hanauer, appellant, v. Wilson H. Elkins, President of the University of Maryland, et al.

Edward Hasbrouck Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Hasbrouck, Edward
Overview Edward Hasbrouck was born in 1960 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 1980, when registration for the draft was reinstituted, he refused to register. Hasbrouck worked with the National Resistance Committee and affiliated local organizations. In June 1983, he was put on probation because of his draft refusal and sentenced to 1,000 hours of community service. This sentence was revoked in November 1983 in favor of a six month prison term, which Hasbrouck served at the federal prison camp in Lewisburg,...

Robert Horton Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Horton, Robert
Abstract Collection includes biographical information about Robert Horton; consists primarily of materials gathered for a manuscript titled The Power of the Powerless, a series of biographies and interviews of conscientious objectors to war and those imprisoned for their beliefs.

C. Douglas Hostetter Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-260
Abstract C. Douglas Hostetter (1944 - ), has been an peace activist since the 1960s. He was a conscientious objector during the Vietnam war and performed alternative service for the Mennonite Central Committee in rural Vietnam.Following his work in Vietnam Hostetter worked for the United Methodist Church at the United Nations on international affairs. From the mid 1980s through the end of the decade Hostetter served as the executive secretary of the American Friends Service Committee in their New...

George Houser Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Houser, George
Abstract Collection is primarily correspondence between Houser and others regarding amnesty for war objectors (1945-1947), the Break With Conscription committee (1946-1947), correspondence with conscientious objectors (1942-1946), the Labour Pacifist Fellowship (Britain) (1945), Civilian Public Service strike (1946), the Peace Now Movement (1943-1944), and the Resist Conscription Committee (1948).

Gaillard T. Hunt Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-199
Abstract Includes correspondence and draft counseling legal files, 1969 to 1972.

William Marx Kantor Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Kantor, William Marx
Overview William Kantor was a World War I conscientious objector from Philadelphia.

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.

Roy C. Kepler Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-185
Overview Roy Kepler was a radical pacifist and conscientious objector during World War II, owner of Kepler Books in Menlo Park, California, involved for many years with the War Resisters League, one of the founders of the Pacifica Foundation and public radio in California.