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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

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

Committee for Amnesty for All Objectors to War and Conscription Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee for Amnesty...
Overview On January 12, 1946, the Committee for Amnesty for All Objectors to War and Conscription was established to seek an amnesty for "all objectors to war and conscription," which included men under army court-martial for their stance against war. The Committee's most widely publicized work was the sponsorship of picketing demonstrations at the White House in May and December 1946 calling for amnesty, but the organization also promoted its objectives through lobbying of Congressional and other...
Dates: 1945-1948

Committee to End Slave Labor in America Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee to End Slave Labor in America
Abstract

Includes correspondence, flyers, reports.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1946

Julien D. Cornell Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-010
Abstract

Julien Cornell (1910-1994) practiced law in New York City, with a special interest in civil liberties. During World War II, he handled many cases for conscientious objectors, as well as advising many other COs about their various problems with the legal system. He was considered an expert on legal issues regarding conscientious objection and Civilian Public Service, and was consulted by many lawyers throughout the country for his opinions.

Dates: 1940-1947

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

Henry LeRoy Finch Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-195
Overview

Henry Leroy (Roy) Finch Jr. was a pacifist, conscientious objector to World War II, philosopher and writer.

Dates: 1933-1995

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

A. J. Muste Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-050
Overview A.J. Muste (1885-1967), was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, but later (1917), he became a member of the Society of Friends. During World War I, Muste's refusal to abandon his pacifist position led to his forced resignation from the Central Congregational Church in Newtonville, Massachusetts. Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919 when he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became the director of the Brookwood Labor College in...
Dates: 1920-1967

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Names
Civilian Public Service 6
Kaufman, Abraham 4
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 4
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 3
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 3
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Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 3
DeSilver, Harrison 3
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Barr, Allen H. 2
Brooks, R. Boland 2
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 2
Hill, Lewis K. 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Lens, Sidney 2
MacAdam, Ruth E. 2
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 2
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 2
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 2
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 2
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
War Resisters League 2
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 2
Albert, Alfred, 1908- 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Forum for Socialist Education 1
Angell, Ernest, 1889-1973 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Center on Conscience and War 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Committee for Amnesty for All Objectors to War and Conscription 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Committee to End Slave Labor in America 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cook, Cara 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 1
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Doty, C. LeRoy 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Fangmeier, Robert 1
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. Committee on the Conscientious Objector 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Forster, Clifford 1
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 1
Frankel, Morton 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Goldwasser, Martin 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 1
Harkness, Georgia Elma, 1891-1974 1
Hartman, Grover L. 1
Hershey, Lewis Blaine, 1893-1977 1
Hoover, Warren W. 1
Hunter, Allan A. (Allan Armstrong), 1893- 1
Huston, Ora 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Lazarus, Leonard 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
Mayer, Milton, 1908-1986 1
Mennonite Central Committee 1
Milgram, Morris, 1916-1997 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 1
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 1
National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Newton, Ray 1
Olmstead, Frank 1
Osborne, Winslow H. 1
Rapoport, Anatol, 1911-2007 1
Reeves, George B. 1
Reeves, George B., 1905- 1
Roszak, Theodore, 1933-2011 1
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 1
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Sherk, J. Harold 1
Sobell, Morton 1
Sterner, Beverly 1
Tatum, Arlo D. 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Thomas, Norman 1
Thurman, Howard, 1900-1981 1
Toney, Raymond J. 1
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