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Alliance for Conscientious Objectors Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-088
Abstract The Alliance for Conscientious Objectors (AFCO), based in Seattle (Washington), was founded in 1970 by John Long and Paul Anderson, who served as its national coordinator. It changed its name in 1972 to represent a wider scope of purpose. During this time, conscientious objectors who performed two years of alternate service, the same period as those drafted into the military served, were not entitled to Veterans Administration benefits under the GI Bill of Rights. By 1974 AFCO had reached a...
Dates: 1970-1974

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

CCCO/An Agency for Military and Draft Counseling Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-073
Abstract

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

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

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

Dwight S. Large and Frances K. Large Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Large, Dwight S. and Frances K. Large
Abstract

Papers of a married couple who worked for legal amnesty for Vietnam War resisters.

Dates: 1969-1976

Alice Niles Lynd and Staughton Lynd Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-099
Overview

Staughton Lynd and Alice Niles Lynd, Quakers, authors, and activists in the civil rights and peace movements, who worked individually and collaborated on many labor and pacifist projects.

Dates: 1965-1995

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

Channing B. Richardson Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Richardson, Channing B.
Abstract

Correspondence includes letters responding to requests for support of conscientious objector status applications written by former students and/or Quaker acquaintances. He wrote letters on their behalf to various draft boards.

Dates: 1968-1972

John M. Swomley, Jr., Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-226
Overview

John M. Swomley, Jr.; minister in the Methodist Church; served as Director of the National Council Against Conscription, editor of Conscription News, and as National Secretary of the Fellowship of Reconciliation; active with the American Friends Service Committee and the American Civil Liberties Union; campaigned against universal military training; author of books on militarism and the Cold War.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1940-2002

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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 4
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 4
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Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 3
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Counseling -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
African American soldiers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Amnesty -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Amnesty -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 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 objectors -- United States 1
Methodist Church -- Clergy -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Methodist Church -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
Militarism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence in America : a documentary history 1
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Selective conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
United States -- Armed Forces -- African Americans 1
United States -- Armed Forces -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc. 1
United States -- Armed Forces -- Women 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Religious aspects -- Sources 1
War -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
War -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women and the military -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women soldiers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Sources 1
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Names
Civilian Public Service 4
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 4
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 3
Kaufman, Abraham 3
National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 3
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Tatum, Arlo D. 3
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Barr, Allen H. 2
Brooks, R. Boland 2
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 2
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 2
DeSilver, Harrison 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 2
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 2
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 2
Will, Herman, 1915- 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Alliance for Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation. Project on Amnesty 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Amnesty Information and Action Center 1
Anderson, Paul, active 1970-1974 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Baker, Lillian 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 1
CCCO/An Agency for Military and Draft Counseling 1
Center on Conscience and War 1
Coalition for Peace in the Middle East 1
Colton, Kenneth R. 1
Committee for Equality for All Draftees (U.S.) 1
Conscientious Objectors for Equal Treatment (U.S.) 1
Conscientious Objectors for Service Benefits (U.S.) 1
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 1
Curtice, Laurence L. 1
Denison, Paul Bert 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dodge, Richard K. 1
Doty, C. LeRoy 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Farnsworth, Douglis 1
Faulkner, Stanley 1
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. Committee on the Conscientious Objector 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Ferber, Michael 1
First, Curry 1
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 1
French, Bruce Comly 1
Friedman, Bruce 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Gerber, William, 1908- 1
Ginger, Ann Fagan 1
Goldwasser, Martin 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 1
Gulick, Steve 1
Haessler, Carl, 1888-1972 1
Halvonik, Paul N. 1
Hanson, William L. 1
Harkness, Georgia Elma, 1891-1974 1
Harter, Edward A. 1
Hartman, Grover L. 1
Hartsough, David 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Hershey, Lewis Blaine, 1893-1977 1
Hill, Lewis K. 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hoover, Warren W. 1
Hosman, Glenn B. 1
Huston, Ora 1
Jordan, John E. (John Edward), 1934- 1
Landau, Jon 1
Large, Dwight S. 1
Large, Frances K. 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lynd, Alice 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
MacAdam, Ruth E. 1
Mennonite Central Committee 1
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Milgram, Morris, 1916-1997 1
Musil, Robert K. 1
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 1
National Council for Universal and Unconditional Amnesty 1
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Emergency Ministeries Concerning the War 1
Ness, Robert L. 1
Newton, Ray 1
Olmstead, Frank 1
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 1
Reeves, George B., 1905- 1
Richardson, Channing B. (Channing Bulfinch), 1917- 1
Rodd, Thomas 1
Salstrom, F. Paul 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
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