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Center on Conscience and War Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-025
Overview

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

Dates: 1940-2015

Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-048
Abstract

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

Norman J. Whitney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-061
Overview Norman Jehiel Whitney (1891-1967) was a Quaker teacher, writer and devoted peace worker. From 1919-1957 he helped establish, and directed for many years, the Syracuse Peace Council. He left Syracuse in 1957 to work for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in peace education. Whitney's major peace work was in the area of counseling conscientious objectors to war (COs), particularly those in Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps. In 1941 he helped establish the New York State Board for...
Dates: 1938-1967

Denny Wilcher Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Wilcher, Denny
Overview

This collection documents the experiences of Wilcher (and his friends), while in Civilian Public Service, and after he left CPS and was imprisoned at McNeil Island Federal Prison Camp.

Dates: 1941-1946

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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 2
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Names
Furnas, Paul J. 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
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National Service Board for Religious Objectors 2
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Center on Conscience and War 1
Civilian Public Service Union 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Merom, Ind.) 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 1
Doty, C. LeRoy 1
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. Committee on the Conscientious Objector 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
Greene, Felix 1
Hartman, Grover L. 1
Hershey, Lewis Blaine, 1893-1977 1
Hoover, Warren W. 1
Huston, Ora 1
Isely, Philip 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Mennonite Central Committee 1
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 1
Newton, Ray 1
Pacifist Research Bureau 1
Rosenbaum, Crane 1
Schmidt, John Wesley, 1917-1997 1
Sherk, J. Harold 1
Stafford, David Benbow, 1918- 1
Swift, David Everett, 1914- 1
Syracuse Peace Council 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
Toney, Raymond J. 1
Van Kirk, Walter W. (Walter William), 1891-1956 1
Vogel, Robert S. 1
Whitney, Mildred C. 1
Wilcher, Denny, 1914-1993 1
Will, Herman, 1915- 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Winchester, Harold P. 1
Yolton, L. William 1
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