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Harold Barton Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Barton, Harold
Abstract In the early 1940s National Mental Health Foundation originated in 1944-1945 when Harold Barton and three associates, serving at Byberry State Hospital in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), announced plans for a national campaign to improve the conditions in mental hospitals. The exposure of these conditions through the efforts of men serving in CPS, and their efforts to be a nonviolent presence in mental institutions, began a new movement in mental health care in the U.S. The National Mental...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1949

John Beer Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Beer, John
Abstract

John Beer was a professor of the history of science and chemistry, as well as a Quaker peace and antinuclear activist.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1954-1985

Raymond Binford and Helen Binford Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Binford, Raymond and Helen
Overview

Raymond Binford served as President of Guilford College, High Point, North Carolina, for 16 years before taking a leave of absence to become the director of Civilian Public Service Camp #19 (Buck Creek Camp, Marion, North Carolina) during World War II.

Dates: 1941-1946

Charles Bloomstein Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Bloomstein, Charles
Abstract

Charles Bloomstein (1913 - 2002) was involved in a number of organizations that promoted civil rights, as well as peace. He was a conscientious objector during World War II, and served in Civilian Public Service (CPS) for three years.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1938-2002

Jack Bollens Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Bollens, Jack
Abstract

Jack Bollens was a conscientious objector who worked in the peace movement in the 1960s and 1970s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1958-1981

Wilmer Brandt Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Brandt, Wilmer
Overview

Brandt was a conscientious objector to war, a Quaker, and interested in peace throughout his life.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1952-2007

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

Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors Records

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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

Central Conference of American Rabbis Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Central Conference of American Rabbis
Dates: 1922-1945

Horace Champney Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-166
Abstract

Horace Champney was a pacifist active in various causes from the late 1940s through the 1980s. He was a founder of The Peacemakers Movement in the 1950s and interested in civil rights, war tax refusal, and other social justice causes. Champney was a member A Quaker Action Group and a crew member of the ship the Phoenix, which sailed to North Vietnam with medical supplies, during the Vietnam war.

Dates: 1958-1990; Majority of material found within 1958-1979

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 104
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 5
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 5
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Subject
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 80
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 47
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 33
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 25
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 18
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Conscientious objectors -- United States 15
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 11
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 10
Pacifists -- United States 9
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 8
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 7
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 6
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 6
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 5
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 5
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Conscientious objection -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
Conscientious objection -- United States 3
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Societies, etc. 3
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
Psychiatric hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 3
Selective conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States 3
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 2
Americans -- Canada -- History -- Sources 2
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Mennonites -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objectors -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objectors -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 2
Counseling -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Draft resisters -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 2
Draft resisters -- United States 2
I-W service 2
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Sources 2
Jews -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Lawyers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Legal aid -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 2
Methodist Church -- Clergy -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Prison reformers -- United States 2
Prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker conscientious objectors 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Segregation -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
United States -- Armed Forces -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc -- History -- Sources 2
United States -- Race relations -- History -- Sources 2
Veterans -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- Canada -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Sources 2
War -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 2
Women and the military -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 2
Actors -- United States 1
African American Quakers 1
African American civil rights workers -- History -- Sources 1
African American pacifists -- History -- Sources 1
African American soldiers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
African Americans -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Segregation -- History -- Sources 1
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 1
American Literature 1
Amnesty -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Amnesty -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement 1
Antinuclear movement -- Delaware -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- North Carolina -- Greenville -- History -- Sources 1
Ballistic missiles -- United States 1
Bible -- Children's use -- Congresses 1
Bible -- Study and teaching -- Congresses 1
Bible -- Theology -- Congresses 1
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Language
English 114
Spanish; Castilian 1
Undetermined 1
 
Names
Civilian Public Service 34
American Friends Service Committee 17
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 9
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 8
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 8
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Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 6
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 6
War Resisters League 6
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Furnas, Paul J. 5
Kaufman, Abraham 5
Willoughby, George, pacifist 5
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 4
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 4
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 4
Tatum, Arlo D. 4
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 4
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 4
A Quaker Action Group 3
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 3
Barr, Allen H. 3
Bromley, Ernest 3
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 3
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Committee for Nonviolent Action 3
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 3
DeSilver, Harrison 3
Ferber, Michael 3
Gara, Larry 3
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 3
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 3
National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 3
Peacemaker Movement 3
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 3
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 3
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 3
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 3
Tatum, Lyle 3
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 2
American Civil Liberties Union 2
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 2
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 2
American Legion 2
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 2
Brethren Service Committee 2
Bromley, Marion, -1996 2
Brooks, R. Boland 2
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 2
Cary, Stephen G. 2
Civilian Public Service Union 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 2
Committee for Amnesty for All Objectors to War and Conscription 2
Congress of Racial Equality 2
Corfman, Rex 2
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 2
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Finch, Henry Le Roy 2
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Golden Rule (Ketch) 2
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 2
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 2
Hill, Lewis K. 2
Hoover, Warren W. 2
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 2
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 2
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 2
Kantor, William Marx 2
Lens, Sidney 2
Lunde, Erling H. 2
Lynd, Alice 2
Lynd, Staughton 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
MacAdam, Ruth E. 2
Man, Albon 2
Mennonite Central Committee 2
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 2
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 2
New York Bureau of Legal Advice 2
New York Bureau of Legal First Aid 2
Newton, Ray 2
Pacifist Research Bureau 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Civilian Public Service Fund Committee 2
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 2
Pickus, Robert 2
Prisoner Visitation and Support (1971-) 2
Reeves, George B., 1905- 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
Stanton, William Macy, 1919-1995 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
United States. Selective Service System 2
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 2
Wilhelm, Paul A. 2
Will, Herman, 1915- 2
Winchester, Harold P. 2
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 2
Ahimsa Farm 1
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