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Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-073

CCCO developed a nationwide network of military and draft counselors and attorneys to assist conscientious objectors. Most active during the Korean and Vietnam Wars, the CCCO promoted such issues as amnesty, repatriation, and counter-recruitment.Operations were suspended in late October 2009. As of 2010, some of their counseling service has been taken over by the GI Rights Hotline.

Dates: 1948-2010

National Council Against Conscription Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-052
Overview The National Council Against Conscription had its first official meeting on December 13, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Nation Council Against Conscription worked to defeat various legislative measures which promoted universal military training and peacetime conscription, by lobbying Congress, public speaking, publishing detailed analyses of proposed legislation, corresponding with magazine and newspaper editors about their coverage of Universal Military Training, and producing...
Dates: 1944-1960

Women's Committee to Oppose Conscription Records

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 objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
African American soldiers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
American Legion 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Barton, Bruce, 1886-1967 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 1
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Bromfield, Louis, 1896-1956 1
CCCO/An Agency for Military and Draft Counseling 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Chalmers, Frances K. (Frances Kinghorn) 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women 1
Conkling, Roscoe S. (Roscoe Seely), 1884-1956 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Einstein, Albert 1
Elfenbein, Elsie Wright 1
Farnsworth, Douglis 1
First, Curry 1
Fosdick, Harry Emerson 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Garst, Eleanor 1
Gulick, Steve 1
Harkness, Georgia Elma, 1891-1974 1
Holdridge, Herbert C. (Herbert Charles), 1892-1974 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
La Force, Pearl A. 1
Landau, Jon 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Musil, Robert K. 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
National Council Against Conscription (U.S.) 1
National Council Against Peacetime Conscription Now (U.S.) 1
Newton, Ray 1
Pierce, Katharine C. (Katharine Curtis), 1882- 1
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 1
Reuter, Richard W. (Richard Ward), 1918- 1
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 1
Schomer, Elsie 1
Scudder, Vida Dutton, 1861-1954 1
Seeley, Robert A. 1
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 1
Tatum, Arlo D. 1
United States. Selective Service System 1
Weaver, E. Paul 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
Wren, Irene 1
Wright, Eric E. 1
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