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National Council of Churches USA Collected Records

 Collection
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-

New York Bureau of Legal Advice Records

 Collection — othertype: Reel 142.1
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

Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-030
Overview The Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament was active from 1930 to 1936, chiefly in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Through public opinion and personal contacts, PCTD supporters pressured Congress to support total disarmament, including passage of the Frazier Amendment outlawing war. Other objectives of the Committee included a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, opposition to all preparations and training for war (including ROTC), and support for...
Dates: 1930-1938

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

Channing B. Richardson Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
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

Rosika Schwimmer Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Schwimmer, Rosika
Overview

Rosika Schwimmer was a suffragist and feminist leader from Hungary who worked internationally. She founded several Hungarian societies for the advancement of trade unionism, land reform, feminism, female suffrage and pacifism and worked to promote peace during World War I. She helped to form a number of U.S. and international peace groups, including the Emergency Peace Federation, the Henry Ford Peace Expedition, and the Woman's Peace Party. She received the World Peace Prize in 1937.

Dates: 1914-1948

SCI International Voluntary Service (U.S.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-148
Overview

This organization was stablished around 1956 by Robert Stowell and others as an American affiliate of Service Civil International with the goals of voluntary service, self-discipline, and international friendship. The group operated approximately 87 workcamps between 1954 and 1974. SCI provided placements and alternative service for conscientious objectors. SCI suspended operation in the mid-1970s, but was revived in the mid-1980s by a group of former SCI volunteers.

Dates: 1954-1976

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

United Pacifist Committee Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-United Pacifist Committee
Dates: 1938-1947

War Resisters League Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-040
Overview The War Resisters League is a pacifist organization whose members are against all war. Witnessing the establishment of the War Resisters' International in Europe in 1921, and sensing a need for a similar organization in the United States, Dr. Jessie Wallace Hughan established the War Resisters League as an independent organization. The War Resisters League membership pledge, which has remained essentially unchanged since its inception, reads: "The War Resisters League affirms that war is a...
Dates: 1923-2013

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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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