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Archives & Manuscripts

Michael Ferber Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Ferber, Michael

Dates

  • 1967-1969

Biographical / Historical

Ferber turned in his draft card to William Sloane Coffin, Jr., who delivered it, along with 280 others, to the U.S. Justice Department in October 1967. In January, 1968, Ferber was indicted on conspiracy charges, along with Coffin, Dr. Benjamin Spock, and others. Although declared guilty, the decision was reversed in the U.S. Court of Appeals in July, 1969, on grounds that the "Boston 5" were denied a fair trial. He was supported by the Defense Committee.

Extent

0.08 Linear Feet (1 linear in.)

Language

English

General Note

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the papers of this individual.
Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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