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Another Mother for Peace Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-102
Abstract Another Mother for Peace was a women's peace group born from the antipathy to the war in Vietnam, based in Los Angeles, California. The stated purpose of this non-partison, non-profit organization was "to educate women to take an active role in eliminating war as a means of solving disputes between nations, people and ideologies." AMP closed its offices in January 1986.
Dates: 1964-1978; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

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

Committee for Amnesty for All Objectors to War and Conscription Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee for Amnesty...
Overview On January 12, 1946, the Committee for Amnesty for All Objectors to War and Conscription was established to seek an amnesty for "all objectors to war and conscription," which included men under army court-martial for their stance against war. The Committee's most widely publicized work was the sponsorship of picketing demonstrations at the White House in May and December 1946 calling for amnesty, but the organization also promoted its objectives through lobbying of Congressional and other...
Dates: 1945-1948

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

Albon Man Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Man, Albon P.
Abstract Albon Platt Man Jr.,was called up for the draft during World War II, but failed to register because of his conscientious objection to war, and was sentenced to three years in prison in March 1943. He was later involvemented with the Committee for Amnesty, the CCCO, the War Resisters League, and other peace groups.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1965

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

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

People's Coalition for Peace and Justice Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-084
Overview The People's Coalition for Peace and Justice included various peace, anti-poverty, and labor groups. These groups worked together to confront the related issues of war in Southeast Asia and racism, sexism, poverty, and repression in the United States. The People's Coalition for Peace and Justice was founded in 1970 as National Coalition Against War, Racism, and Repression and organized several specific campaigns including People's Peace Treaty, Citizen's Action Pledge, and Nixon Eviction...
Dates: 1970-1974

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

Women Strike for Peace Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-115
Overview Women Strike for Peace came into existence on November 1, 1961, as a protest against atmospheric nuclear tests by the U.S. and the Soviet Union. By the late 1980s the national WSP office in Philadelphia closed, but the WSP legislative office and various WSP branches around the U.S. remained active through the 1990s.
Dates: 1961-1996

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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 4
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 3
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Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 3
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Counseling -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 2
African American soldiers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Amnesty -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Amnesty -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 1
Arms control -- History -- Sources 1
Demonstrations -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Sources 1
Jews -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Draft resisters -- Sources 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Jews -- Sources 1
Legal aid -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Lobbying -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Mothers -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 1
Political persecution -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Social justice -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Soldiers -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
Soldiers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
United States -- Armed Forces -- African Americans 1
United States -- Armed Forces -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc. 1
United States -- Armed Forces -- Women 1
Veterans -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Peace -- Congresses -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Religious aspects -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Sources 1
War -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women and the military -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women soldiers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Draft resisters -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 1
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Names
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 2
Committee for Amnesty for All Objectors to War and Conscription 2
Koch, Ed, 1924- 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Tatum, Arlo D. 2
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Accra Assembly (Organization) 1
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation. Project on Amnesty 1
Amnesty Information and Action Center 1
Another Mother for Peace (Association) 1
Avedon, Barbara 1
Axelrod, Beverly 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Berman, Aline 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Blass, Dorothy 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Brown, George Edward, 1920-1999 1
CCCO/An Agency for Military and Draft Counseling 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Clarke, Mary S., 1916- 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Colton, Kenneth R. 1
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 1
Cranston, Alan, 1914-2000 1
DeSilver, Harrison 1
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 1
Eaby, Gail 1
Farnsworth, Douglis 1
First, Curry 1
Flynn, Bina 1
Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley 1
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 1
Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995 1
Gitlin, Nancy 1
Goldwasser, Martin 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Gulick, Steve 1
Halpern, Seymour, 1913-1997 1
Hartke, Vance 1
Herring, Frances W. 1
Hosman, Glenn B. 1
Jones, Dorothy B. 1
Jordan, John E. (John Edward), 1934- 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kovner, Jean 1
Kreig, Florence Ain 1
Landau, Jon 1
Large, Dwight S. 1
Large, Frances K. 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Lens, Shirley 1
Levering, Robert, 1944- 1
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 1
Lifton, Robert Jay, 1926- 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
MacAdam, Ruth E. 1
Magnes, Judah Leon, 1877-1948 1
Man, Albon 1
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922- 1
Medlock, Julie 1
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 1
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Milgram, Morris, 1916-1997 1
Morse, Wayne L. (Wayne Lyman), 1900-1974 1
Musil, Robert K. 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
National Coalition Against War, Racism, and Repression 1
National Council for Universal and Unconditional Amnesty 1
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Emergency Ministeries Concerning the War 1
National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
New York Bureau of Legal Advice 1
New York Bureau of Legal First Aid 1
Paris World Assembly for Peace and Independence of Indochinese People (1972) (Versailles, France) 1
Peck, Sidney M. (Sidney Morris), 1926- 1
People's Coalition for Peace and Justice 1
Polner, Murray 1
Proxmire, William 1
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 1
Reed, Donna, 1921-1986 1
Rees, Thomas M., 1925- 1
Reston, James, 1941- 1
Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives 1
Samuel, Pat 1
Schmidt, Phyllis 1
Schwarzschild, Henry 1
Seeley, Robert A. 1
Sherman, Edward F., 1937- 1
Smedley, Agnes, 1892-1950 1
Sobel, Roslyn 1
Southern California SANE 1
Swerdlow, Amy 1
Tamiment Library 1
Taylor, Ethel Barol 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
United Methodist Church (U.S.) 1
United Pacifist Committee 1
United States. Selective Service System 1
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