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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 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

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

Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-060
Abstract

The Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors was a non-sectarian, free advisory service for conscientious objectors to war and military service. The MBCO was set up to provide counseling and legal aid in metropolitan New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut and established by the United Pacifist Committee in 1940. The group disbanded in 1980.

Dates: 1940-1980

National Council Against Conscription Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-052
Overview The National Council Against Conscription had its first official meeting on December 13, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Nation Council Against Conscription worked to defeat various legislative measures which promoted universal military training and peacetime conscription, by lobbying Congress, public speaking, publishing detailed analyses of proposed legislation, corresponding with magazine and newspaper editors about their coverage of Universal Military Training, and producing...
Dates: 1944-1960

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Names
Tatum, Arlo D. 4
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 3
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 3
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 3
Civilian Public Service 3
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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 3
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
American Legion 2
Barr, Allen H. 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 2
Newton, Ray 2
Tatum, Lyle 2
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 2
Will, Herman, 1915- 2
Alliance for Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
American Civil Liberties Union 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
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
Brooks, R. Boland 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
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 1
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 1
Curtice, Laurence L. 1
DeSilver, Harrison 1
Denison, Paul Bert 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
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
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
Gulick, Steve 1
Haessler, Carl, 1888-1972 1
Hallinan, Charles T. 1
Halvonik, Paul N. 1
Hanson, William L. 1
Harter, Edward A. 1
Hartman, Grover L. 1
Hartsough, David 1
Hasbrouck, Edward 1
Hershey, Lewis Blaine, 1893-1977 1
Holdridge, Herbert C. (Herbert Charles), 1892-1974 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Homer, Steven (Editor) 1
Hoover, Warren W. 1
Hosman, Glenn B. 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Huston, Ora 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Joint Peace Committee of Providence and Chester Monthly Meetings (Society of Friends : Media, Pa.) 1
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 1
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