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National Council to Repeal the Draft Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-085
Abstract

The National Council to Repeal the Draft (NCRD), organized in January 1969, worked to eliminate militaryconscription. Over forty organizations joined forces with NCRD to end the system of compulsory registration, classification, and induction. With a board power base the National Council to Repeal the Draft worked actively to get draft repeal legislation passed in Congress. With the official end of the draft on June 30, 1973, NCRD closed down its Washington operation in July of that year.

Dates: 1969-1973

New Jersey Council Against Conscription Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-New Jersey Council Against Conscription
Dates: 1945-1949

Allen S. Olmsted II Papers

 Collection
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,...
Dates: 1898-1986

Philadelphia Youth Council to Oppose Conscription Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Philadelphia Youth Council to Oppose Conscription
Dates: 1947-1948

Resist Conscription Committee Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Resist Conscription Committee
Dates: 1948

Channing B. Richardson Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Richardson, Channing B.
Abstract

Correspondence includes letters responding to requests for support of conscientious objector status applications written by former students and/or Quaker acquaintances. He wrote letters on their behalf to various draft boards.

Dates: 1968-1972

SANE, Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-058
Abstract Materials from national offices in New York, N.Y., and Washington, D.C., including minutes (1957-1987), correspondence (1957-1987), memoranda, reports, statements, literature, releases, newspaper advertisements, financial records, membership lists, clippings, photos, slides, motion pictures, and sound recordings; material on coalitions in which SANE was involved including Coalition for a New Foreign and Military Policy and National Campaign to Stop the MX (1981-1984) and Arms Control...
Dates: 1957-1987

John M. Swomley, Jr., Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-226
Abstract

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

Vietnam Summer Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-067
Abstract Vietnam Summer was a nationwide project designed to reach concerned citizens throughout the United States and to weld them into an organized and active constituency against the war in Vietnam. Martin Luther King, Jr., Benjamin Spock and others launched the project nationally on April 23, 1967. From headquarters in Cambridge, Mass. co-directors Richard R. Fernandez and Lee D. Webb coordinated the efforts of 500 paid staff members and over 26,000 volunteers in about 700 local projects. Vietnam...
Dates: 1967

Women's Committee to Oppose Conscription Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-068
Abstract This group was originally named the Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women [WCOC], and then the National Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women. It was formed in 1942 to protest the Austin-Wadsworth legislative bills and similar measures, which proposed that American women be drated into a civilian workforce for the duration of World War II. When the immediate threat of drafting women had passed, the group changed its name again, this time to the Women's Committee to Oppose...
Dates: 1942-1948

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Names
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 6
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 6
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 5
Civilian Public Service 5
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 4
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Kaufman, Abraham 4
Tatum, Arlo D. 4
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 3
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 3
DeSilver, Harrison 3
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 3
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 3
National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 3
Newton, Ray 3
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 3
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 3
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 3
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 3
Will, Herman, 1915- 3
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 3
American Civil Liberties Union 2
American Legion 2
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Barr, Allen H. 2
Brooks, R. Boland 2
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 2
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 2
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 2
Harkness, Georgia Elma, 1891-1974 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
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Spock, Benjamin, 1903-1998 2
Tatum, Lyle 2
Van Kirk, Walter W. (Walter William), 1891-1956 2
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 2
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Albert, Alfred, 1908- 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 1
Alliance for Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
Alperovitz, Gar 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
American Veterans Committee 1
Amnesty Information and Action Center 1
Anderson, Paul, active 1970-1974 1
Angell, Ernest, 1889-1973 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Armstrong, Eunice B. 1
Atkinson, Henry A. 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Baker, Lillian 1
Barnes, Roswell P. (Roswell Parkhurst), 1901-1949 1
Barton, Bruce, 1886-1967 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Berkel, Bob 1
Berkeley Resistance (Organization) 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Blood, Peter, -1946 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Break with Conscription Committee 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Bristol, James E., 1912- 1
Bromfield, Louis, 1896-1956 1
Bromley, Dorothy Dunbar, 1896-1986 1
CCCO/An Agency for Military and Draft Counseling 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Center on Conscience and War 1
Chalmers, Frances K. (Frances Kinghorn) 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Coalition for Peace in the Middle East 1
Coe, George Albert, 1862-1951 1
Colton, Kenneth R. 1
Committee Against Registration and the Draft 1
Committee for Equality for All Draftees (U.S.) 1
Committee on Militarism in Education (U.S.) 1
Committee to End the Draft on or Before June 30, 1967 1
Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women 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
Cortright, David, 1946- 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 1
Curtice, Laurence L. 1
Davis, Josephine Lee 1
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