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American Union Against Militarism Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-004
Overview In 1915 a group of New York pacifists and near-pacifists organized the "Anti-militarism Committee" to combat the war spirit of the time. Activities included lobbying, publishing, a lecture campaign, and the establishment of a Civil Liberties Bureau. The most notable achievements were the work in the successful effort to avert war with Mexico in 1916 and the encouragement of opposition to peacetime conscription following World War I. The office was raided by the government and American Union...
Dates: 1915 - 1922

Julien D. Cornell Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-010

Julien Cornell (1910-1994) practiced law in New York City, with a special interest in civil liberties. During World War II, he handled many cases for conscientious objectors, as well as advising many other COs about their various problems with the legal system. He was considered an expert on legal issues regarding conscientious objection and Civilian Public Service, and was consulted by many lawyers throughout the country for his opinions.

Dates: 1940-1947

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-011

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana was a writer and pacifist who taught comparative literature at Columbia University from 1912 until 1917. Dana lost his teaching post as an opponent of American participation in World War I. Dana continued to advocate civil liberties and the rights of conscientious objectors.

Dates: 1914-1950

Allen S. Olmsted II Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-095
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Allen S. Olmsted papers is correspondence (1898-1977). Most of these are carbon copies of letters dictated by Olmsted and filed in subject transfer files at his law offices in Philadelphia and Media (Pennsylvania) [note: there are also many letters from Allen Olmsted in the papers of his wife, Mildred Scott Olmsted (DG 082)]. Correspondents include Brent Dow Allinson, Gertrude Baer, Emily Greene Balch, Roger Nash Baldwin, Witter Brynner, Joseph S. Clark, Sophia H. Dulles,...
Dates: 1898-1986

Sydney Dix Strong Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-036
Overview Sydney Dix Strong (1860-1938) was an outspoken pacifist and strong supporter of disarmament, war resistance, and organized labor. He was the pastor for churches in Ohio and Illinois and did settlement work in Chicago. For his peace stance made him unpopular during WWI and in Oct. 1917 he was expelled from membership in the Municipal League of Seattle because of a speech he had given before the National Council of Congregational Churches, in which he praised the I.W.W. (International Workers...
Dates: 1890-1938

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Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 2
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Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
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Albert, Alfred, 1908- 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Legion 1
American Union Against Militarism 1
American Union Against Militarism. Civil Liberties Bureau 1
Angell, Ernest, 1889-1973 1
Annes, A.B 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Bridges, Harry, 1901- 1
Browning, Hilda 1
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Citizens Victory Committee for Harry Bridges 1
Civil Rights Congress (U.S.) 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 1
Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950 1
DeSilver, Harrison 1
Denton, Mary 1
Dunn, Robert W. (Robert Williams), 1895- 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fangmeier, Robert 1
Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966 1
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 1
Forster, Clifford 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 1
Gladden, Washington, 1836-1918 1
Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940 1
Greenfield, George H. 1
Hallinan, Charles T. 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Hill, Lewis K. 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Joint Peace Committee of Providence and Chester Monthly Meetings (Society of Friends : Media, Pa.) 1
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 1
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kimball, Frank 1
Lape, Esther Everett, 1881-1981 1
Lazarus, Leonard 1
League for Democratic Control (U.S.) 1
Leo, Ernest 1
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 1
Longstreth, Walter C. 1
Lynch, Frederick, 1867-1934 1
MacAdam, Ruth E. 1
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 1
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Mussey, Henry Raymond, 1875-1940 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 1
Olmsted, Allen S. (Allen Seymour), 1888-1977 1
Osborne, Winslow H. 1
Philadelphia Peace Council (1925-approximately 1932) 1
Philadelphia Peace Council (1937-ca. 1943) 1
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 1
Rankin, Belle 1
Reeves, George B. 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 1
Smith, Rennie, b. 1888 1
Strong, Sydney, 1860-1938 1
Tatum, Arlo D. 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 1
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 1
Warbasse, James Peter, 1866-1957 1
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Yarrow, C. H. Mike 1
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