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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

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

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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Man, Albon 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 1