Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY)
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Nelson Fuson was a physicist and educator, active in Quaker concerns. In 1941 Fuson was drafted as conscientious objector, and was assigned to several Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps during World War II. This collection includes loose black and white photos and black and white scrapbook pages, along with a handdrawn map, documenting Fuson's time in CPS.
The collection relates primarily to William Huntington, (1907-1990), a 20th century Quaker peace activist and the ship The Golden Rule which Huntington and others used to protest atomic testing in the South Pacific. Included are correspondence, photographs, conference papers, newspaper articles, memoranda, and minutes.
John Wood served in Civilian Public Service (CPS) at the Big Flats CPS Camp (#46) in Big Flats, New York, during 1942-1943, and for a short time in 1943 at Guilford College (unit #101).
- Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 2
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 2
- Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 1
- Antinuclear movement 1
- Conscientious objection -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
- Cooking, American 1
- Food service 1
- International relief 1
- Nonviolence 1
- Nonviolence -- History 1
- Nuclear disarmament 1
- Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- Peace -- Religious aspects 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
- Quakers -- Tennessee 1
- Reconstruction (1939–1951) 1
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 1
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors 1 ∧ less