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Committee to End Slave Labor in America Collected Records

 Collection
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

Charles E. Frantz Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Frantz, Charles E.
Abstract Collection includes biographical information; letters from Frantz to his parents while he was in Civilian Public Service, 1944-1946, and 1947-1950; information about his refusal to register for the peacetime draft (Selective Service Act of 1948), and subsequent federal court proceedings and his 1949 imprisonment; newspaper clippings about draft refusers at Earlham College, 1949; a copy of Frantz's FBI file and correspondence relating to it, 1978-1980; and Frantz's writings about the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1949, 1978-1980

Larry Gara Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Gara, Larry
Abstract

Includes two typescripts: Amnesty and Reconciliation, and Peace Testimony: Root and Branch [annotated photocopy]; leaflet and periodical with mention of Gara's conscientious objection; slide show titled Active Nonviolence stored separately as Slide Show 2.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1949-1972

George Houser Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Houser, George
Abstract

Collection is primarily correspondence between Houser and others regarding amnesty for war objectors (1945-1947), the Break With Conscription committee (1946-1947), correspondence with conscientious objectors (1942-1946), the Labour Pacifist Fellowship (Britain) (1945), Civilian Public Service strike (1946), the Peace Now Movement (1943-1944), and the Resist Conscription Committee (1948).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-

Frieda Langer Lazarus Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Lazarus, Frieda Langer
Abstract

Collection consists of correspondence and printed matter related to Lazarus's involvement as Chair of the War Resisters League's Conscientious Objector Problems Committee, 1943-1946.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1946

Joseph Moray Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Moray, Joseph
Abstract

Correspondence of Joseph Moskovitz/ Joseph Moray with his cousin, Shirley Moskovitz, and with Camille Weare.

Dates: 1935-1948, 1951-1952

Elliston P. Morris Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Morris, Elliston P.
Abstract

Elliston P. Morris was a Quaker conscientious objector during WWII.

Dates: 1918, 1942-1968

Philadelphia Council for Conscientious Objectors Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Philadelphia Council for Conscientious Objectors
Dates: 1943-1952

Jayne Tuttle Wilhelm and Paul A. Wilhelm Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Wilhelm, Paul and Jane Tuttle Wilhelm
Overview

Paul A. Wilhelm (1916- ) served in three Civilian Public Service Units: Camp 3, Patapsco, Md.; Camp 52, Powelsville Maryland; and Camp 49, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) State Hospital. He registered as a Baptist conscientious objector but became a Quaker after his marriage to C. Jayne Tuttle in 1943.

Dates: 1934-1978

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Civilian Public Service 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 2
Albert, Alfred, 1908- 1
Angell, Ernest, 1889-1973 1