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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 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

C. Douglas Hostetter Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1959-

Gaillard T. Hunt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-199
Abstract Includes correspondence and draft counseling legal files, 1969 to 1972.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1969-1972

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

Wayne Lauser Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Lauser, Wayne
Abstract Collection consists of materials relating to Lauser's walk from Cleveland to Washington D.C., the federal lawsuit against him, his sentencing, and his time in prison.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1969-1972

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

Kathleen Norma Smith Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Smith, Kathleen Norma
Abstract Collection consists of photocopies of materials relating to Smith's application for discharge from the U.S. Army based on conscientious objection to war.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1974

Steve Trimm Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-232
Overview In 1968 Steven Wayne Trimm was convicted for refusing induction into the armed services and served four years prison. Trimm fled to Canada in 1969 where he lived underground until 1974. Two years later he received clemency from the U.S. government under the Earned Re-entry Program and was pardoned. Steve Trimm is the author of Walking Wounded: Men's Lives During and Since the Vietnam War (1993) and other publications. Since the 1970s Steve Trimm has also been active with various peace and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1963-2008