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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

Julien D. Cornell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-010
Abstract

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

Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America Records

 Collection
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

Women's Committee to Oppose Conscription Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-068
Overview This group was originally named the Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women [WCOC], and then the National Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women. It was formed in 1942 to protest the Austin-Wadsworth legislative bills and similar measures, which proposed that American women be drated into a civilian workforce for the duration of World War II. When the immediate threat of drafting women had passed, the group changed its name again, this time to the Women's Committee to Oppose...
Dates: 1942-1948

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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 2
Civilian Public Service 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
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National Service Board for Religious Objectors 2
Albert, Alfred, 1908- 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Angell, Ernest, 1889-1973 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 1
Center on Conscience and War 1
Chalmers, Frances K. (Frances Kinghorn) 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women 1
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 1
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 1
DeSilver, Harrison 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Doty, C. LeRoy 1
Elfenbein, Elsie Wright 1
Fangmeier, Robert 1
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. Committee on the Conscientious Objector 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Forster, Clifford 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Garst, Eleanor 1
Harkness, Georgia Elma, 1891-1974 1
Hartman, Grover L. 1
Hershey, Lewis Blaine, 1893-1977 1
Hill, Lewis K. 1
Hoover, Warren W. 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Huston, Ora 1
La Force, Pearl A. 1
Lazarus, Leonard 1
MacAdam, Ruth E. 1
Mennonite Central Committee 1
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 1
National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Newton, Ray 1
Osborne, Winslow H. 1
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 1
Pierce, Katharine C. (Katharine Curtis), 1882- 1
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 1
Reeves, George B. 1
Schomer, Elsie 1
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Scudder, Vida Dutton, 1861-1954 1
Sherk, J. Harold 1
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
Toney, Raymond J. 1
Van Kirk, Walter W. (Walter William), 1891-1956 1
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 1
Will, Herman, 1915- 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 1
Women's Committee to Oppose Conscription 1
Yolton, L. William 1
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