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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

Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-013
Abstract

The Fellowship of Reconciliation in the U.S. was founded in 1915 by Christian pacifists. The organization, whose members are now drawn from many religious groups, seeks to apply principles of peace and social justice and non-violent social change to issues such as disarmament, conscription, race relations, economic justice, and civil liberties.

Dates: 1915-

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 Frances K. and Dwight S. Large, 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

Bradford Lyttle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-079
Overview Bradford [Brad] Lyttle is a long time leading peace activist involved in the promotion of nonviolence for social change and the elimination of war and nuclear weapons. Lyttle was the organizer of the San Francisco to Moscow walk in the 1960-1961, to highlight the message of disarmament and nonviolent resistance and bringing together U.S. and Soviet citizens together during the height of the Cold War. He went on to organize and participate in other marches and protests, including the Quebec...
Dates: 1954-

Albon Man Collected 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

David McReynolds Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-134
Abstract David McReynolds (1929-2018), was an activist with the War Resisters League, the Socialist Party USA and the Democratic Socialists of America. He was an editor of Liberation magazine in the 1950s and a leader of the WRL from the 1950s until his retirement in 1999. McReynolds ran for Congress twice and for President of the U.S. twice, including a run in 2000. McReynolds has attempted to integrate anti-war and pacifist philosophy with Socialist economics. David McReynolds was openly gay and...
Dates: 1943-

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

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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 28
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
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Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 7
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 5
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 5
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 5
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 4
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 3
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Selective conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious Objectors -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Counseling -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Draft resisters -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 2
African American soldiers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
Aliens -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Amnesty -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Amnesty -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Christian union -- United States -- Societies, etc. 1
Christianity and international relations 1
Civil disobedience 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
Communism -- United States 1
Conscientious Objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection 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
Direct action -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Dissenters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Educators -- United States -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- Hungary -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Interdenominational cooperation -- United States 1
Internationalism -- 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
Methodist Church -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
Militarism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Nigeria -- History -- Civil War, 1967-1970 -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence in America : a documentary history 1
Pacifism 1
Pacifism -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- Hungary -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Research -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Prisoners' writings, American 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Social reformers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Soldiers -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
Soldiers -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Soldiers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
United States -- Armed Forces -- African Americans 1
United States -- Armed Forces -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
United States -- Armed Forces -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc. 1
United States -- Armed Forces -- Women 1
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 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
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Language
English 30
Undetermined 1
 
Names
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 8
Civilian Public Service 6
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 6
Kaufman, Abraham 5
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 4
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Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 4
Tatum, Arlo D. 4
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 3
American Friends Service Committee 3
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 3
Barr, Allen H. 3
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 3
Brooks, R. Boland 3
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 3
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 3
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 3
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 3
Gottlieb, Edward P. 3
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 3
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 3
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 3
McReynolds, David 3
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 3
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 3
National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 3
Newton, Ray 3
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 3
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 3
War Resisters League 3
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 3
Will, Herman, 1915- 3
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 3
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 2
Boston Draft Resistance Group 2
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 2
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 2
DeSilver, Harrison 2
Deats, Richard L., 1932- 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
DiGia, Ralph 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Forest, Jim (James H.) 2
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 2
Furnas, Paul J. 2
Gara, Larry 2
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 2
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 2
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 2
Lynd, Alice 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Man, Albon 2
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 2
Nhất Hạnh, Thích 2
Olmstead, Frank 2
Pickus, Robert 2
Roodenko, Igal 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Tatum, Lyle 2
United Pacifist Committee 2
Van Kirk, Walter W. (Walter William), 1891-1956 2
Waskow, Arthur Ocean, 1933- 2
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 2
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Acts for Peace (Organization) 1
Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 1
Alliance for Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 1
Altbach, Philip G. 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation. Project on Amnesty 1
Amnesty Information and Action Center 1
Anderson, Paul, active 1970-1974 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Anti-War Mobilization Mass Meeting (1940 : Washington, D.C.) 1
Arvio, Raymond Paavo 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Baker, Lillian 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Becker, Jo 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Boehmer, Peter J. 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brick, Allan 1
Bridges, Harry, 1901- 1
Brite, Mary D., 1867-1952 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Browning, Hilda 1
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 1
Byrns, Elinor 1
CCCO/An Agency for Military and Draft Counseling 1
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