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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:

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.

Holly Metz Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Metz, Holly
Overview Papers of a freelance writer and book author about law, culture, and social issues.

Midwest Committee for Military Counseling Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-187
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.

Ward Miles and Alice Calder Miles Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Miles, Ward and Alice Calder Miles
Abstract Includes two oral history interview (4 p., 2007 and 2 p., 2003) of Ward Miles and Alice Calder Miles; information about the Civilian Public Service unit at the Byberry State Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa.; manuscript "Out of Sight Out of Mind" by Ward C. Miles; information about a psychiatric aide training project conducted for the Rockefeller Foundation under the auspices of the Menninger Foundation, Topeka, Kansas in 1948; reference material about mental hospitals and psychiatric aide...

Joseph Moray Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Moray, Joseph
Abstract Correspondence of Joseph Moskovitz/ Joseph Moray with his cousin, Shirley Moskovitz, and with Camille Weare.

Elliston P. Morris Collected Papers

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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.

A. J. Muste Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-050
Overview A.J. Muste (1885-1967), was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, but later (1917), he became a member of the Society of Friends. During World War I, Muste's refusal to abandon his pacifist position led to his forced resignation from the Central Congregational Church in Newtonville, Massachusetts. Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919 when he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became the director of the Brookwood Labor College in...

National Council Against Conscription Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-052
Overview The National Council Against Conscription had its first official meeting on December 13, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Nation Council Against Conscription worked to defeat various legislative measures which promoted universal military training and peacetime conscription, by lobbying Congress, public speaking, publishing detailed analyses of proposed legislation, corresponding with magazine and newspaper editors about their coverage of Universal Military Training, and producing...

Northern California Service Board for Conscientious Objectors Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Northern California Service Board-Conscientious Objectors
Abstract Includes printed correspondence, minutes of meetings, memoranda, brochures; correspondents include Allen H. Barr and Robert F. Leavens.

Edgar R. Norton Collected Papers

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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.