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Civilian Public Service Personal Papers and Collected Materials

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-056
Abstract Chiefly the personal papers of conscientious objectors assigned to Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps during World War II, such as correspondence, writings, memoirs, and reference material about CPS. Also included are records of or about various CPS camps and projects.
Dates: 1939-

War Resisters League Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-040
Overview The War Resisters League is a pacifist organization whose members are against all war. Witnessing the establishment of the War Resisters' International in Europe in 1921, and sensing a need for a similar organization in the United States, Dr. Jessie Wallace Hughan established the War Resisters League as an independent organization. The War Resisters League membership pledge, which has remained essentially unchanged since its inception, reads: "The War Resisters League affirms that war is a...
Dates: 1923-1994

Denny Wilcher Collected Papers

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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 objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Civil disobedience 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Civilian Public Service 2
Finch, Henry Le Roy 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Alexander, Howard W. (Howard Wright), 1911-1985 1
Alexander, Mary Alice 1
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Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Briggs, Franklin Humphrey, 1916- 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Chicago Conference on Social Action (1943) 1
Civilian Public Service Union 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Merom, Ind.) 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Cooper, Samuel 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Dyer, Henry W. 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Eller, Cynthia 1
Food for Europe Fund 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Fuson, William Meeker 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Greene, Felix 1
Guetzkow, Harold Steere 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Isely, Philip 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
McReynolds, David 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
Olmstead, Frank 1
Ransom, Frances Rose 1
Richards, Edward C. M., 1886-1974 1
Richardson, Channing B. (Channing Bulfinch), 1917- 1
Roodenko, Igal 1
Rosenbaum, Crane 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Schaum, Winifred W. 1
Schmidt, John Wesley, 1917-1997 1
Schwartz, Wendy (Editor) 1
Smith, Russel I. 1
Stafford, David Benbow, 1918- 1
Stanton, William Macy, 1919-1995 1
Sterne, Richard S. 1
Swift, David Everett, 1914- 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
War Resisters League 1
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 1
Wilcher, Denny, 1914-1993 1
Wilhelm, Paul A. 1
Wilson, E. H., Mrs. 1
Wilson, Eugene S. 1
Winchester, Harold P. 1
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 1
Zahn, Curtis, 1912-1990 1
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