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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Horace Champney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-166
Abstract Horace Champney was a pacifist active in various causes from the late 1940s through the 1980s. He was a founder of The Peacemakers Movement in the 1950s and interested in civil rights, war tax refusal, and other social justice causes. Champney was a member A Quaker Action Group and a crew member of the ship the Phoenix, which sailed to North Vietnam with medical supplies, during the Vietnam war.
Dates: 1958-1990; Majority of material found within 1958-1979

Jerry Elmer Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Elmer, Jerry
Scope and Contents This collection includes information about 1) the Tiger Cage Vigil and Fast protesting the Vietnam War, which was held in Washington D.C. in the summer of 1974, and 2) the Rhode Island Freeze Campaign encompassing the 1982 nuclear freeze referendum held in ten states and 38 cities and counties throughout the United States. The Vietnam War material includes correspondence, leaflets and packets of information, newsletters, legal information, lists of project participants, and press releases. The...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1973-1975, 1982

Families of Resisters for Amnesty Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Families of Resisters for Amnesty

Michael S. Foley Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Foley, Michael S.
Overview Michael S. Foley is an author, primarily about the anti-war movement during the Vietnam War.
Dates: 1965-2001

Gold Star Parents for Amnesty Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Gold Star Parents for Amnesty

Roy C. Kepler Papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1940-1985

May 2nd Movement Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-May 2nd Movement
Abstract Collection includes printed statements, correspondence, leaflets regarding the Movment's antiwar and anti-draft activities.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1965

Sallie Marx Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-270
Abstract Sallie Marx (1929 - 2013), was a long time activist in New York City and was a war tax resister for over four decades. Marx was a co-founder of the New York Peoples Life Fund in 1971. The NYPLF redirected funds to social justice and community building efforts in New York.
Dates: 1948-2012

Benjamin Spock Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Spock, Benjamin
Abstract Collection consists of photocopied material released under the Freedom of Information Act for the years 1964-1972, with the bulk of the material from 1968. Includes informants' reports, transcripts of personal conversations, writings by and about Spock, and transcripts of Spock's media appearances.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1964-1972