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Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Bofman Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Bofman, Albert

Larry Gara Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Gara, Larry
Abstract Includes two typescripts: Amnesty and Reconciliation, and Peace Testimony: Root and Branch [annotated photocopy]; leaflet and periodical with mention of Gara's conscientious objection; slide show titled Active Nonviolence stored separately as Slide Show 2.

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.

Letters of Nonviolence Project Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Letters of Nonviolence Project
Abstract Includes correspondence (2002-2004) to and from Daniel Berrigan, Kathy Boylan, Mary Dean, Joyce Ellwanger, Lisa Hughes, Carol Gilbert, Elizabeth McAlister, Ardeth Platte, Byron Plumley, and Michael Wisniewski.

Erling H. Lunde Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Lunde, Erling H.

Juanita Morrow Nelson and Wallace F. Nelson Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-262
Abstract Juanita and Wally Nelson were civil rights activists, tax resisters, simple living proponents, farmers, and writers/speakers for peace.

New York Bureau of Legal Advice Records

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Identifier: SCPC-Reel-142.1
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...

Nuclear Resister Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG 261
Overview In 1980, Jack and Felice Cohen-Joppa became co-coordinators of the National No-Nukes Prison Support Collective, which educated about peace issues and advocate for imprisoned anti-nuclear activists. The Cohen-Joppas also published The Nuclear Resister newsletter as an essential element of this work. In 1988 the organization changed its name to The Nuclear Resister. The function of the Nuclear Resister was to provide comprehensive reporting on arrests for anti-nuclear civil resistance in the...