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American Civil Liberties Union: National Committee on Conscientious Objectors Records

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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

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-025
Overview

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

Dates: 1940-2015

Consultative Peace Council Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Consultative Peace Council
Abstract

Includes correspondence, reports, financial records, administrative files, minutes of meetings, publicity materials, brochures, newspaper clippings. Correspondents include: Devere Allen, Dorothy Detzer, Alfred Hassler, Jessie Wallace Hughan, Abe Kaufman, Frederick J. Libby, A.J. Muste, Ray Newton, Mildred Scott Olmsted, John Swomley, E. Raymond Wilson, and M.R. Zigler.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1930-1969; Majority of material found within 1939-1955

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

Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-013
Abstract

The Fellowship of Reconciliation in the U.S. was founded in 1915 by Christian pacifists. The organization, whose members are now drawn from many religious groups, seeks to apply principles of peace and social justice and non-violent social change to issues such as disarmament, conscription, race relations, economic justice, and civil liberties.

Dates: 1915-

Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors Records

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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

SCI International Voluntary Service (U.S.) Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-148
Overview

This organization was stablished around 1956 by Robert Stowell and others as an American affiliate of Service Civil International with the goals of voluntary service, self-discipline, and international friendship. The group operated approximately 87 workcamps between 1954 and 1974. SCI provided placements and alternative service for conscientious objectors. SCI suspended operation in the mid-1970s, but was revived in the mid-1980s by a group of former SCI volunteers.

Dates: 1954-1976

War Resisters League Records

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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

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  • Names: Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 X
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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 2
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Brethren in Christ Church -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Mennonites -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States 1
Counseling -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Internationalism -- History -- Sources 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
Methodist Church -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
Nigeria -- History -- Civil War, 1967-1970 -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism 1
Pacifism -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Selective conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
Voluntarism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Volunteers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
War -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
War victims -- Services for -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Sources 1
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Names
Civilian Public Service 5
Kaufman, Abraham 5
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 4
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 3
Barr, Allen H. 3
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Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 3
Brooks, R. Boland 3
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 2
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 2
DeSilver, Harrison 2
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Gottlieb, Edward P. 2
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
McReynolds, David 2
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 2
Newton, Ray 2
Olmstead, Frank 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 2
Will, Herman, 1915- 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Acts for Peace (Organization) 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Anti-War Mobilization Mass Meeting (1940 : Washington, D.C.) 1
Arvio, Raymond Paavo 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Becker, Jo 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Boehmer, Peter J. 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brick, Allan 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Center on Conscience and War 1
Church Peace Mission (U.S.) 1
Clergymen's Emergency Committee for Vietnam 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Consultative Peace Council (U.S.) 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Cornell, Thomas C. (Thomas Charles), 1934- 1
Dai Dong (Organization) 1
Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980 1
Deats, Richard L., 1932- 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Doty, C. LeRoy 1
Drinan, Robert F. 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. Committee on the Conscientious Objector 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Food for China (Project) 1
Forest, Jim (James H.) 1
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Gaebler, Robert 1
Gara, Larry 1
Goldwasser, Martin 1
Harkness, Georgia Elma, 1891-1974 1
Hartman, Grover L. 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Heidbrink, John 1
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 1
Hershey, Lewis Blaine, 1893-1977 1
Hill, Lewis K. 1
Hoover, Warren W. 1
Hostetter, C. Douglas, 1944- 1
Houser, George M. 1
Hunter, Barton 1
Huston, Ora 1
International Committee of Conscience on Vietnam 1
International Fellowship of Reconciliation 1
International Fellowship of Reconciliation. North American Committee 1
International Voluntary Service 1
Jendrzejczyk, Michael 1
Joint Peace Board 1
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 1
Juram, Catharine 1
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