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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-011
Abstract

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana was a writer and pacifist who taught comparative literature at Columbia University from 1912 until 1917. Dana lost his teaching post as an opponent of American participation in World War I. Dana continued to advocate civil liberties and the rights of conscientious objectors.

Dates: 1914-1950

Eichel Family Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-131
Overview

The Eichel Family papers provide a unique glimpse into the lives of conscientious objectors and peace activists from one family over two generations, from 1916 onward. Julius Eichel, David Eichel and Albert Eichel were all C.O.s during WWI. Julius Eichel and his wife Esther Eichel protested WWII. Their son Seymour Eichel also served time in prison for his refusal to serve in the military in the 1950s.

Dates: 1918 - 2008

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

Bradford Lyttle Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-079
Overview Bradford Lyttle is a long time leading peace activist involved in the promotion of nonviolence for social change and the elimination of war and nuclear weapons. Lyttle was the organizer of the San Francisco to Moscow walk in the 1960-1961, to highlight the message of disarmament and nonviolent resistance and bringing together U.S. and Soviet citizens together during the height of the Cold War. He went on to organize and participate in other marches and protests, including the Quebec - ...
Dates: 1954-

Albon Man Collected 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

David McReynolds Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-134
Abstract David McReynolds (1929-2018), was an activist with the War Resisters League, the Socialist Party USA and the Democratic Socialists of America. He was an editor of Liberation magazine in the 1950s and a leader of the WRL from the 1950s until his retirement in 1999. McReynolds ran for Congress twice and for President of the U.S. twice, including a run in 2000. McReynolds has attempted to integrate anti-war and pacifist philosophy with Socialist economics. David McReynolds was openly gay and...
Dates: 1943-

Rosika Schwimmer Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Schwimmer, Rosika
Overview

Rosika Schwimmer was a suffragist and feminist leader from Hungary who worked internationally. She founded several Hungarian societies for the advancement of trade unionism, land reform, feminism, female suffrage and pacifism and worked to promote peace during World War I. She helped to form a number of U.S. and international peace groups, including the Emergency Peace Federation, the Henry Ford Peace Expedition, and the Woman's Peace Party. She received the World Peace Prize in 1937.

Dates: 1914-1948

War Resisters League Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-040
Overview The War Resisters League is a pacifist organization whose members are against all war. Witnessing the establishment of the War Resisters' International in Europe in 1921, and sensing a need for a similar organization in the United States, Dr. Jessie Wallace Hughan established the War Resisters League as an independent organization. The War Resisters League membership pledge, which has remained essentially unchanged since its inception, reads: "The War Resisters League affirms that war is a...
Dates: 1923-1994

Norman J. Whitney Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-061
Overview Norman Jehiel Whitney (1891-1967) was a Quaker teacher, writer and devoted peace worker. From 1919-1957 he helped establish, and directed for many years, the Syracuse Peace Council. He left Syracuse in 1957 to work for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in peace education. Whitney's major peace work was in the area of counseling conscientious objectors to war (COs), particularly those in Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps. In 1941 he helped establish the New York State Board for...
Dates: 1938-1967

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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
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Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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Names
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 3
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 3
War Resisters League 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
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Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
DiGia, Ralph 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Gottlieb, Edward P. 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Lynd, Alice 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Man, Albon 2
McReynolds, David 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
Roodenko, Igal 2
Tatum, Arlo D. 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
Altbach, Philip G. 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Bridges, Harry, 1901- 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Browning, Hilda 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Citizens Victory Committee for Harry Bridges 1
Civil Rights Congress (U.S.) 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Coalition for Peace in the Middle East 1
Committee for Amnesty for All Objectors to War and Conscription 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950 1
Deats, Richard L., 1932- 1
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 1
Denison, Paul Bert 1
Dodge, Richard K. 1
Duff, Peggy 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Dunn, Robert W. (Robert Williams), 1895- 1
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 1
Eichel family 1
Eichel, Esther 1
Eichel, Seymour 1
Enzer, Erica 1
Faulkner, Stanley 1
Ferber, Michael 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966 1
Forest, Jim (James H.) 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Gara, Larry 1
Gilmore, Robert, 1941- 1
Ginger, Ann Fagan 1
Gloor, Michele 1
Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940 1
Goodman, Paul, 1911-1972 1
Gottlieb, Sanford 1
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 1
Gregonis, Peter 1
Haessler, Carl, 1888-1972 1
Harrington, Michael, 1928-1989 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Hartsough, David 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 1
Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) 1
Hentoff, Nat 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Kantor, William Marx 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
Keys, Donald 1
Klein, Yvonne 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
League for Democratic Control (U.S.) 1
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 1
Lunde, Erling H. 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
Meacham, Stewart 1
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 1
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 1
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 1
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