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Charles C. Walker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-296
Abstract

Minutes, reports, writings, notes, photographs, and printed material from Walker's work as an activist and nonviolent resistance trainer. Materials have been place in series based on how the subjects were identified in their original boxes.

Dates: 1940-2000

Civilian Public Service Personal Papers and Collected Materials

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-056
Abstract

Chiefly the personal papers of conscientious objectors assigned to Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps during World War II, such as correspondence, writings, memoirs, and reference material about CPS. Also included are records of or about various CPS camps and projects.

Dates: 1939-

Civilian Public Service publications

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1236
Overview This collection consists primarily of the publications of conscientious objectors (COs) working at Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps in the United States during World War II, performing "work of national importance" in lieu of combat. Camps were established for various purposes, from firefighting in the rural West to caring for mental patients and the elderly. The publications cover areas across the United States, although are focused in the Northeast, Upper Midwest, and California. Two...
Dates: 1941-1946

Civilian Public Service Union Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-008
Abstract The Civilian Public Service Union was organized at the beginning of 1944 in the CPS camp at Big Flats, New York. Men at other camps and units quickly joined the group. CPSU, a union for "drafted workers conscientiously opposed to war," was formed to provide an organized means of communication and group action among men in all sections of CPS and to combat the waste and injustice of the CPS system itself. Ralph C. Rudd served as chairman from late 1944 until CPSU was dissolved in early...
Dates: 1944-1946

Collegiate Anti-Militarism League Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Collegiate Anti-Militarism League
Dates: 1915-1917

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

 Collection
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

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
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

 Collection
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

Courage to Resist Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
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-

Delaware Draft Counseling and Education Service, Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-229
Abstract The Delaware Draft Counseling and Educational Service (DDCES), was organized in early 1969 with offices in Wilmington and Newark, Delaware. It provided men who had been drafted by the Selective Service System with information about the draft and their options within that system. The DDCES also provided information on the draft, individual rights under Selective Service laws and how to file for deferments and alternatives to the draft. With the end of the draft and beginning of registration...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1966-1991

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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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