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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

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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

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Names
American Friends Service Committee 2
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 2
Furnas, Paul J. 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2