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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

Abraham Kaufman Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Kaufman, Abraham
Overview

In October 1928, Kaufman became the first paid employee of the War Resisters League, eventually becoming its Executive Secretary through 1947. He co-founded the Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-1997

Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-060
Abstract

The Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors was a non-sectarian, free advisory service for conscientious objectors to war and military service. The MBCO was set up to provide counseling and legal aid in metropolitan New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut and established by the United Pacifist Committee in 1940. The group disbanded in 1980.

Dates: 1940-1980

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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Barr, Allen H. 2
Civilian Public Service 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2