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Alliance for Conscientious Objectors Records

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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

American Union Against Militarism Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-004
Overview In 1915 a group of New York pacifists and near-pacifists organized the "Anti-militarism Committee" to combat the war spirit of the time. Activities included lobbying, publishing, a lecture campaign, and the establishment of a Civil Liberties Bureau. The most notable achievements were the work in the successful effort to avert war with Mexico in 1916 and the encouragement of opposition to peacetime conscription following World War I. The office was raided by the government and American Union...
Dates: 1915 - 1922

CCCO/An Agency for Military and Draft Counseling 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

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

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

Edward Hasbrouck Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Hasbrouck, Edward
Overview Edward Hasbrouck was born in 1960 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 1980, when registration for the draft was reinstituted, he refused to register. Hasbrouck worked with the National Resistance Committee and affiliated local organizations. In June 1983, he was put on probation because of his draft refusal and sentenced to 1,000 hours of community service. This sentence was revoked in November 1983 in favor of a six month prison term, which Hasbrouck served at the federal prison camp in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1965-1987

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

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Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
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Names
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 5
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 4
Civilian Public Service 4
Kaufman, Abraham 4
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Tatum, Arlo D. 4
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 3
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 3
DeSilver, Harrison 3
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 3
National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 3
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 3
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
American Civil Liberties Union 2
American Legion 2
Barr, Allen H. 2
Brooks, R. Boland 2
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 2
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 2
Hill, Lewis K. 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 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
Newton, Ray 2
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 2
Tatum, Lyle 2
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 2
Will, Herman, 1915- 2
Albert, Alfred, 1908- 1
Alliance for Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation. Project on Amnesty 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Union Against Militarism 1
American Union Against Militarism. Civil Liberties Bureau 1
Amnesty Information and Action Center 1
Anderson, Paul, active 1970-1974 1
Angell, Ernest, 1889-1973 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Baker, Lillian 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Barton, Bruce, 1886-1967 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Berkel, Bob 1
Berkeley Resistance (Organization) 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Bromfield, Louis, 1896-1956 1
CCCO/An Agency for Military and Draft Counseling 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Center on Conscience and War 1
Coalition for Peace in the Middle East 1
Colton, Kenneth R. 1
Committee Against Registration and the Draft 1
Committee for Equality for All Draftees (U.S.) 1
Conkling, Roscoe S. (Roscoe Seely), 1884-1956 1
Conscientious Objectors for Equal Treatment (U.S.) 1
Conscientious Objectors for Service Benefits (U.S.) 1
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 1
Curtice, Laurence L. 1
Denison, Paul Bert 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Dodge, Richard K. 1
Doherty, Will 1
Doty, C. LeRoy 1
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Einstein, Albert 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fangmeier, Robert 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
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 1
Forster, Clifford 1
Fosdick, Harry Emerson 1
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 1
French, Bruce Comly 1
Friedman, Bruce 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 1
Gerber, William, 1908- 1
Ginger, Ann Fagan 1
Goldwasser, Martin 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 1
Gulick, Steve 1
Haessler, Carl, 1888-1972 1
Hallinan, Charles T. 1
Halvonik, Paul N. 1
Hanson, William L. 1
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