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CCCO/An Agency for Military and Draft Counseling Records

 Collection
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

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...
Dates: 1963-1988

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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 3
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War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 3
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Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 2
Committee for Amnesty for All Objectors to War and Conscription 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Tatum, Arlo D. 2
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation. Project on Amnesty 1
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