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American Civil Liberties Union: National Committee on Conscientious Objectors Records

 Collection
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

Eichel Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-131
Overview

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

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

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

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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

National Council of Churches USA Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-National Council of Churches USA
Overview

The records of the FCC and NCC highlight the unifying issues for national church work, including labor rights, anti-racism, and conscientious objection.

Dates: 1908-

Murray Polner Papers

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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

Norman J. Whitney Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-061
Overview 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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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
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Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 3
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
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Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 2
Christian union -- United States -- Societies, etc. 1
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Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Counseling -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Sources 1
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Civilian Public Service 4
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 4
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 3
Kaufman, Abraham 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
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American Friends Service Committee 2
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 2
Brooks, R. Boland 2
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 2
DeSilver, Harrison 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Man, Albon 2
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 2
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 2
American Civil Liberties Union 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Committee for Amnesty for All Objectors to War and Conscription 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
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America 1
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. Committee on the Conscientious Objector 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 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
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 1
Harkness, Georgia Elma, 1891-1974 1
Hartman, Grover L. 1
Hill, Lewis K. 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Kantor, William Marx 1
Koch, Ed, 1924- 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lifton, Robert Jay, 1926- 1
Lunde, Erling H. 1
Lynd, Alice 1
MacAdam, Ruth E. 1
Mennonite Central Committee 1
Milgram, Morris, 1916-1997 1
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 1
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America 1
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 1
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 1
Olmstead, Frank 1
Pacifist Research Bureau 1
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 1
Polner, Murray 1
Reeves, George B., 1905- 1
Reston, James, 1941- 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Sherman, Edward F., 1937- 1
Syracuse Peace Council 1
Tatum, Arlo D. 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Thomas, Norman 1
United Pacifist Committee 1
Vogel, Robert S. 1
War Resisters League 1
Watts, Roland 1
Whitney, Mildred C. 1
Winchester, Harold P. 1
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