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Boston Draft Resistance Group Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Boston Draft Resistance Group
Abstract

The Boston Draft Resistance Group offered draft counseling and organized opposition to the Vietnam War in the Boston (Massachusetts) area.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1967-1969

CCCO/An Agency for Military and Draft Counseling Records

 Collection
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

Charles Fisher Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Fisher, Charles
Overview

Charles Fisher was a draft counselor for the Boston Draft Resistance Group (BDRG), and involved with the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1964-1971

Dwight S. Large and Frances K. Large Collected Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Albon Man Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Man, Albon P.
Abstract

Albon Platt Man Jr.,was called up for the draft during World War II, but failed to register because of his conscientious objection to war, and was sentenced to three years in prison in March 1943. He was later involvemented with the Committee for Amnesty, the CCCO, the War Resisters League, and other peace groups.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1965

Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors Records

 Collection
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

New York Bureau of Legal Advice Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-Reel-142.1
Abstract Holdings in Tamiment Library: about half the records of the New York Bureau of Legal Advice consist of case histories pertaining to selective service exemption, draft evasion, conscientious objector status, military imprisonment, military discharge, desertion, amnesty, civil liberties and deportations. One third of the collection consists of office files, administrative reports and correspondence, including extensive fundraising correspondence. The remainder of the collection is made up of...
Dates: 1917-1919

Murray Polner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-113
Overview Polner was an author and editor of books and periodicals on social history, public policy, and Jewish concerns. This collection chiefly relates to his research on Vietnam veterans for his book No Victory Parades and on the question of amnesty for When Can I Come Home? The collection also include audiotapes of oral histories of American Jews who were conscientious objectors or who resisted serving in the military during World War II or the Korean War. There is additional material from...
Dates: 1963-1988

John M. Swomley, Jr., Papers

 Collection
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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  • Subject: Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources X
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Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Draft -- 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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World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 4
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 3
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Conscientious Objectors -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History -- Sources 2
Counseling -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Draft resisters -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Sources 2
African American soldiers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
Amnesty -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Amnesty -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights movements -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Sources 1
Jews -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Draft resisters -- Sources 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Jews -- Sources 1
Legal aid -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Methodist Church -- Clergy -- United States -- 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
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Research -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Soldiers -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
Soldiers -- 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
Veterans -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Religious aspects -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- 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, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Draft resisters -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 1
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Names
Tatum, Arlo D. 3
Boston Draft Resistance Group 2
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 2
Civilian Public Service 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
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Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 2
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 2
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 2
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation. Project on Amnesty 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Amnesty Information and Action Center 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
CCCO/An Agency for Military and Draft Counseling 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Coalition for Peace in the Middle East 1
Colton, Kenneth R. 1
Committee for Amnesty for All Objectors to War and Conscription 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 1
DeSilver, Harrison 1
Denison, Paul Bert 1
Dodge, Richard K. 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Farnsworth, Douglis 1
Faulkner, Stanley 1
Ferber, Michael 1
First, Curry 1
Fisher, Charles, 1938- 1
Flynn, Bina 1
Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley 1
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Ginger, Ann Fagan 1
Goldwasser, Martin 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Gulick, Steve 1
Haessler, Carl, 1888-1972 1
Hartsough, David 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Hosman, Glenn B. 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Jordan, John E. (John Edward), 1934- 1
Koch, Ed, 1924- 1
Landau, Jon 1
Large, Dwight S. 1
Large, Frances K. 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 1
Lifton, Robert Jay, 1926- 1
Lynd, Alice 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
MacAdam, Ruth E. 1
Magnes, Judah Leon, 1877-1948 1
Man, Albon 1
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 1
Milgram, Morris, 1916-1997 1
Musil, Robert K. 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 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
National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
New York Bureau of Legal Advice 1
New York Bureau of Legal First Aid 1
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 1
Pacifist Research Bureau 1
Polner, Murray 1
Reston, James, 1941- 1
Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives 1
Rodd, Thomas 1
Salstrom, F. Paul 1
Schwarzschild, Henry 1
Seeley, Robert A. 1
Sherman, Edward F., 1937- 1
Shero, Jeffrey 1
Smedley, Agnes, 1892-1950 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Syracuse Peace Council 1
Tamiment Library 1
United Methodist Church (U.S.) 1
United Pacifist Committee 1
United States. Selective Service System 1
Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977 1
Veblen, Thorstein, 1857-1929 1
Vogel, Robert S. 1
Watts, Roland 1
Whitney, Mildred C. 1
Will, Herman, 1915- 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Winchester, Harold P. 1
Wise, Stephen Samuel, 1874-1949 1
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 1
Wren, Irene 1
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