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Alliance for Conscientious Objectors Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-088
Abstract The Alliance for Conscientious Objectors (AFCO), based in Seattle (Washington), was founded in 1970 by John Long and Paul Anderson, who served as its national coordinator. It changed its name in 1972 to represent a wider scope of purpose. During this time, conscientious objectors who performed two years of alternate service, the same period as those drafted into the military served, were not entitled to Veterans Administration benefits under the GI Bill of Rights. By 1974 AFCO had reached a...
Dates: 1970-1974

American Civil Liberties Union: National Committee on Conscientious Objectors Records

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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

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

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

Courage to Resist Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Courage to Resist
Abstract

Printouts of emails from Courage to Resist to group lists.

Dates: Majority of material found within 2007-

Eichel Family Papers

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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

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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

Dwight S. Large and Frances K. Large Collected Papers

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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

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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

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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

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Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 12
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 7
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Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 5
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 5
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 3
Selective conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Counseling -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 2
African American soldiers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Amnesty -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Amnesty -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 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
Dissenters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- 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 -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence in America : a documentary history 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Research -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- United States -- 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
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
Veterans -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- 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 -- Christianity -- History -- 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 -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Draft resisters -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects -- Sources 1
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Names
Civilian Public Service 5
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 4
Kaufman, Abraham 4
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 4
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 4
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Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 3
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 3
National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 3
Tatum, Arlo D. 3
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Barr, Allen H. 2
Brooks, R. Boland 2
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 2
DeSilver, Harrison 2
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 2
Furnas, Paul J. 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Lynd, Alice 2
Man, Albon 2
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 2
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 2
Tatum, Lyle 2
Will, Herman, 1915- 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Alliance for Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 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
Baker, Lillian 1
Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 1
CCCO/An Agency for Military and Draft Counseling 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Center on Conscience and War 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
Committee for Equality for All Draftees (U.S.) 1
Conscientious Objectors for Equal Treatment (U.S.) 1
Conscientious Objectors for Service Benefits (U.S.) 1
Courage to Resist (Organization) 1
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 1
Curtice, Laurence L. 1
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 1
Denison, Paul Bert 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dodge, Richard K. 1
Doty, C. LeRoy 1
Eichel family 1
Eichel, Esther 1
Eichel, Seymour 1
Farnsworth, Douglis 1
Faulkner, Stanley 1
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. Committee on the Conscientious Objector 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Ferber, Michael 1
First, Curry 1
Flynn, Bina 1
Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley 1
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
French, Bruce Comly 1
Friedman, Bruce 1
Gara, Larry 1
Gerber, William, 1908- 1
Ginger, Ann Fagan 1
Goldwasser, Martin 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 1
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 1
Gulick, Steve 1
Haessler, Carl, 1888-1972 1
Halvonik, Paul N. 1
Hanson, William L. 1
Harkness, Georgia Elma, 1891-1974 1
Harter, Edward A. 1
Hartman, Grover L. 1
Hartsough, David 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Hershey, Lewis Blaine, 1893-1977 1
Hill, Lewis K. 1
Hoover, Warren W. 1
Hosman, Glenn B. 1
Huston, Ora 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Jordan, John E. (John Edward), 1934- 1
Kantor, William Marx 1
Koch, Ed, 1924- 1
Landau, Jon 1
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