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American Civil Liberties Union: National Committee on Conscientious Objectors Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-022
Overview The roots of the NCCO began shortly after conscription in WWII was instituted. Little is known about the New York Office of the NCCO. It was headquartered at 31 Union Square West in New York City (NY) where the ACLU had its offices, and was likely set up in 1940, under the chairmanship of Norman Angell, and stayed in existence through 1945. In Washington (DC), the Temporary Committee for Legal Aid to Conscientious Objectors was formed in 1940. R. Boland Brooks had gone to NSBRO (National...
Dates: 1940-1946

Center on Conscience and War Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-025

Organization still in existence that was formed to aid conscientious objectors in World War II.

Dates: 1940-2015

Committee on Militarism in Education Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-009
Abstract Includes minutes of the executive committee, annual reports, correspondence (1925-1940), financial records, form letters, articles and manuscripts, pamphlets, CME periodicals and other publications, photographs, and newspaper clippings. Subject files provide state-by-state coverage of the U.S. Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC), Citizens Military Training Corps (CMTC) and Civilian Conservation Corps, and congressional anti-conscription campaigns. Correspondents include Devere Allen,...
Dates: 1925-1940

Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-048

The Federal Council of Churches organized its Committee on the Conscientious Objector under its Department of International Justice and Goodwill in 1941. The Committee was interested in all aspects of conscientious objection, especially religious life in Civilian Public Service camps. Among the Committee's projects was the organizing of a program of visitation to CPS camps.

Dates: 1941-1946

National Council Against Conscription Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-052
Overview The National Council Against Conscription had its first official meeting on December 13, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Nation Council Against Conscription worked to defeat various legislative measures which promoted universal military training and peacetime conscription, by lobbying Congress, public speaking, publishing detailed analyses of proposed legislation, corresponding with magazine and newspaper editors about their coverage of Universal Military Training, and producing...
Dates: 1944-1960

Post-War World Council Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-062

Founded in 1942 to continue the efforts begun by Keep America Out of War Congress; December 1941 KAOWC dissolved and reorganized as Provisional Committee Toward a Democratic Peace; February 1942 a more permanent group organized; ceased activities December 1967.

Dates: 1942-1967

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Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 4
Civilian Public Service 3
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 3
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
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Newton, Ray 3
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Van Kirk, Walter W. (Walter William), 1891-1956 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Legion 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Armstrong, Eunice B. 1
Atkinson, Henry A. 1
Baldridge, Cyrus Leroy, 1889-1977 1
Barnes, Roswell P. (Roswell Parkhurst), 1901-1949 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Barton, Bruce, 1886-1967 1
Bingham, Alfred M. (Alfred Mitchell), 1905-1998 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Bromfield, Louis, 1896-1956 1
Bromley, Dorothy Dunbar, 1896-1986 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Center on Conscience and War 1
Coe, George Albert, 1862-1951 1
Committee on Militarism in Education (U.S.) 1
Conkling, Roscoe S. (Roscoe Seely), 1884-1956 1
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 1
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 1
DeSilver, Harrison 1
Doty, C. LeRoy 1
Einstein, Albert 1
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. Committee on the Conscientious Objector 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 1
Fosdick, Harry Emerson 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 1
Harkness, Georgia Elma, 1891-1974 1
Hartman, Grover L. 1
Hershey, Lewis Blaine, 1893-1977 1
Hill, Lewis K. 1
Hillyer, Mary W. 1
Holdridge, Herbert C. (Herbert Charles), 1892-1974 1
Hoover, Warren W. 1
Huston, Ora 1
Johnson, Edwin C. (Edwin Carl), 1884-1970 1
Kirkpatrick, William, 1757-1812 1
Lane, Winthrop D. (Winthrop David), 1887-1962 1
Lloyd, William Bross, 1908- 1
Mennonite Central Committee 1
Moore, Alfred S. 1
Morgan, Laura Puffer, 1874-1962 1
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 1
National Council Against Conscription (U.S.) 1
National Council Against Peacetime Conscription Now (U.S.) 1
National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Olmstead, Frank 1
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 1
Pharo, Florence M. 1
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 1
Post War World Council 1
Provisional Committee Toward a Democratic Peace 1
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 1
Reeves, George B., 1905- 1
Reuter, Richard W. (Richard Ward), 1918- 1
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 1
Rorty, James, 1890-1973 1
Sherk, J. Harold 1
Siteman, Stephen 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Tatum, Arlo D. 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
Thomas, Norman 1
Tinker, Wellington H. 1
Toney, Raymond J. 1
United Nations 1
United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps 1
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 1
Walser, Kenneth E. 1
Weaver, E. Paul 1
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 1
Will, Herman, 1915- 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
Wilson, Theresa L. 1
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