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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

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

Esther S. Frankel Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-097
Abstract Esther Strum Frankel was a New Jersey attorney in the firm of Frankel and Frankel (along with her husband, Leopold), a pacifist, and civil rights activist; member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, served as head its Human Rights Committee, especially active in its New Jersey branch; also involved with Women Strike for Peace and other reform movements relating to feminism and disarmament; specialized in civil rights litigation in the 1950s and Selective Service...
Dates: 1948-1975; Majority of material found within 1967-1971

League for Non-Violent Civil Disobedience against Military Segregation Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-League for Non-Violent Civil Disobedience...
Dates: 1947-1951

New York Bureau of Legal Advice Records

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Identifier: SCPC-Reel-142.1
Abstract Holdings in Tamiment Library: about half the records of the New York Bureau of Legal Advice consist of case histories pertaining to selective service exemption, draft evasion, conscientious objector status, military imprisonment, military discharge, desertion, amnesty, civil liberties and deportations. One third of the collection consists of office files, administrative reports and correspondence, including extensive fundraising correspondence. The remainder of the collection is made up of...
Dates: 1917-1919

Allen S. Olmsted II Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-095
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Allen S. Olmsted papers is correspondence (1898-1977). Most of these are carbon copies of letters dictated by Olmsted and filed in subject transfer files at his law offices in Philadelphia and Media (Pennsylvania) [note: there are also many letters from Allen Olmsted in the papers of his wife, Mildred Scott Olmsted (DG 082)]. Correspondents include Brent Dow Allinson, Gertrude Baer, Emily Greene Balch, Roger Nash Baldwin, Witter Brynner, Joseph S. Clark, Sophia H. Dulles, Caleb...
Dates: 1898-1986

Murray Polner Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-113
Overview Polner was an author and editor of books and periodicals on social history, public policy, and Jewish concerns. This collection chiefly relates to his research on Vietnam veterans for his book No Victory Parades and on the question of amnesty for When Can I Come Home? The collection also include audiotapes of oral histories of American Jews who were conscientious objectors or who resisted serving in the military during World War II or the Korean War. There is additional material from Polner's...
Dates: 1963-1988

John M. Swomley, Jr., Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-226
Overview John M. Swomley, Jr.; minister in the Methodist Church; served as Director of the National Council Against Conscription, editor of Conscription News, and as National Secretary of the Fellowship of Reconciliation; active with the American Friends Service Committee and the American Civil Liberties Union; campaigned against universal military training; author of books on militarism and the Cold War.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940-2002

WIN Magazine Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-077
Overview WIN Magazine was started in January 1966 by the New York Workshop in Nonviolence, a New York City pacifist direct action group which functioned as an affiliate of both the Committee for Nonviolent Action and the War Resisters League. In September 1966 full title of the magazine became WIN Peace and Freedom through Nonviolent Action. WIN solicited articles and poetry promoting many liberal and radical causes including disarmament, draft resistance, war tax refusal, and other pacifist concerns as...
Dates: 1968-1984

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Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
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WIN (Periodical) 1
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Names
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 3
Albert, Alfred, 1908- 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
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American Legion 1
American Union Against Militarism 1
American Union Against Militarism. Civil Liberties Bureau 1
Angell, Ernest, 1889-1973 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958 1
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 1
Cakars, Maris 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 1
Davidon, Ann Morrissett 1
DeSilver, Harrison 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fangmeier, Robert 1
Flynn, Bina 1
Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley 1
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 1
Forster, Clifford 1
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 1
Gara, Larry 1
Hallinan, Charles T. 1
Haworth, Neil D. 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Hill, Lewis K. 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Jezer, Marty 1
Joint Peace Committee of Providence and Chester Monthly Meetings (Society of Friends : Media, Pa.) 1
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Koch, Ed, 1924- 1
Lape, Esther Everett, 1881-1981 1
Lazarus, Leonard 1
League for Non-violent Civil Disobedience Against Military Segregation 1
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 1
Lifton, Robert Jay, 1926- 1
Longstreth, Walter C. 1
Lynch, Frederick, 1867-1934 1
MacAdam, Ruth E. 1
Magnes, Judah Leon, 1877-1948 1
McReynolds, David 1
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 1
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Mussey, Henry Raymond, 1875-1940 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 1
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 1
New York Bureau of Legal Advice 1
New York Bureau of Legal First Aid 1
New York Workshop in Nonviolence 1
Olmsted, Allen S. (Allen Seymour), 1888-1977 1
Osborne, Winslow H. 1
Peck, James 1
Philadelphia Peace Council (1925-approximately 1932) 1
Philadelphia Peace Council (1937-ca. 1943) 1
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 1
Polner, Murray 1
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 1
Rankin, Belle 1
Reeves, George B. 1
Reston, James, 1941- 1
Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives 1
Roodenko, Igal 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Schwartz, Wendy (Editor) 1
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Sherman, Edward F., 1937- 1
Smedley, Agnes, 1892-1950 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Tamiment Library 1
Tatum, Arlo D. 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977 1
Veblen, Thorstein, 1857-1929 1
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 1
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 1
War Resisters League 1
Warbasse, James Peter, 1866-1957 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Wise, Stephen Samuel, 1874-1949 1
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 1
Yarrow, C. H. Mike 1
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