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American Civil Liberties Union: National Committee on Conscientious Objectors Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-022
Abstract 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

Committee to End Slave Labor in America Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee to End Slave Labor in America

Includes correspondence, flyers, reports.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1946

Julien D. Cornell Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-010

Julien Cornell (1910-1994) practiced law in New York City, with a special interest in civil liberties. During World War II, he handled many cases for conscientious objectors, as well as advising many other COs about their various problems with the legal system. He was considered an expert on legal issues regarding conscientious objection and Civilian Public Service, and was consulted by many lawyers throughout the country for his opinions.

Dates: 1940-1947

Eichel Family Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-131

The Eichel Family papers provide a unique glimpse into the lives of conscientious objectors and peace activists from one family over two generations, from 1916 onward. Julius Eichel, David Eichel and Albert Eichel were all C.O.s during WWI. Julius Eichel and his wife Esther Eichel protested WWII. Their son Seymour Eichel also served time in prison for his refusal to serve in the military in the 1950s.

Dates: 1918 - 2008

Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-060

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

Norman J. Whitney Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-061
Abstract 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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Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 3
Kaufman, Abraham 3
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 3
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Brooks, R. Boland 2
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 2
Hill, Lewis K. 2
MacAdam, Ruth E. 2
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 2
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 2
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 2
Albert, Alfred, 1908- 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Angell, Ernest, 1889-1973 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Committee to End Slave Labor in America 1
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Eichel family 1
Eichel, Esther 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Eichel, Seymour 1
Fangmeier, Robert 1
Forster, Clifford 1
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Gara, Larry 1
Goldwasser, Martin 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 1
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 1
Harkness, Georgia Elma, 1891-1974 1
Hunter, Allan A. (Allan Armstrong), 1893- 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Kantor, William Marx 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Lazarus, Leonard 1
Lunde, Erling H. 1
Lynd, Alice 1
Man, Albon 1
Mayer, Milton, 1908-1986 1
Milgram, Morris, 1916-1997 1
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 1
Olmstead, Frank 1
Osborne, Winslow H. 1
Pacifist Research Bureau 1
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 1
Reeves, George B. 1
Reeves, George B., 1905- 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Syracuse Peace Council 1
Tatum, Arlo D. 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Thomas, Norman 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Thurman, Howard, 1900-1981 1
United Pacifist Committee 1
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 1
Vogel, Robert S. 1
War Resisters League 1
Watts, Roland 1
Whitney, Mildred C. 1
Winchester, Harold P. 1
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