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War Resisters League

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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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

David McReynolds Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-134
Abstract David McReynolds (1929-2018), was an activist with the War Resisters League, the Socialist Party USA and the Democratic Socialists of America. He was an editor of Liberation magazine in the 1950s and a leader of the WRL from the 1950s until his retirement in 1999. McReynolds ran for Congress twice and for President of the U.S. twice, including a run in 2000. McReynolds has attempted to integrate anti-war and pacifist philosophy with Socialist economics. David McReynolds was openly gay and...
Dates: 1943 - Date

A. J. Muste Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1920-1967

New York Workshop in Nonviolence Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-New York Workshop in Nonviolence

War Resisters' International Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-039
Overview

The War Resisters' International was founded at Bilthoven, Netherlands, in 1921 by representative pacifists from that country, Germany, Austria and Great Britain. The War Resisters' International was never more than a coordinating body in its relationship to affiliated groups.

Dates: 1923-1976

WIN Magazine Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-077
Overview WIN Magazine was started in January 1966 by the New York Workshop in Nonviolence, a New York City pacifist direct action group which functioned as an affiliate of both the Committee for Nonviolent Action and the War Resisters League. In September 1966 full title of the magazine became WIN Peace and Freedom through Nonviolent Action. WIN solicited articles and poetry promoting many liberal and radical causes including disarmament, draft resistance, war tax refusal, and other pacifist concerns...
Dates: 1968-1984

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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Peace -- Societies, etc. 2
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Ballistic missiles -- United States 1
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection 1
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 1
Draft registration -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters 1
Environmental protection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Feminism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Labor leaders -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence 1
Nonviolence -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- Societies, etc. 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements 1
Peace movements -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Sources 1
Polaris (Missile) 1
Public radio -- California -- Berkeley -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Radicalism -- California -- Berkeley -- History -- Sources 1
Radicalism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 1
WIN (Periodical) 1
WIN (Periodical) -- Archives 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Women and peace 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
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