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American Friends Service Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Friends Service Committee
Abstract The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) was set up in June 1917 as an outgrowth of and coordination point for the anti-war and relief activities of various bodies of the Religious Society of Friends in the United States.
Dates: 1917-

Association of Catholic Conscientious Objectors Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Association of Catholic Conscientious Objectors
Dates: 1940-1946

Harold Barton Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Barton, Harold
Abstract In the early 1940s National Mental Health Foundation originated in 1944-1945 when Harold Barton and three associates, serving at Byberry State Hospital in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), announced plans for a national campaign to improve the conditions in mental hospitals. The exposure of these conditions through the efforts of men serving in CPS, and their efforts to be a nonviolent presence in mental institutions, began a new movement in mental health care in the U.S. The National Mental Health...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1949

Wilmer Brandt Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Brandt, Wilmer
Overview Brandt was a conscientious objector to war, a Quaker, and interested in peace throughout his life.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1952-2007

Civilian Public Service Personal Papers and Collected Materials

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-056
Abstract Chiefly the personal papers of conscientious objectors assigned to Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps during World War II, such as correspondence, writings, memoirs, and reference material about CPS. Also included are records of or about various CPS camps and projects.
Dates: 1939-

Committee to End Slave Labor in America Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee to End Slave Labor in America
Abstract Includes correspondence, flyers, reports.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1946

Charles E. Frantz Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Frantz, Charles E.
Abstract Collection includes biographical information; letters from Frantz to his parents while he was in Civilian Public Service, 1944-1946, and 1947-1950; information about his refusal to register for the peacetime draft (Selective Service Act of 1948), and subsequent federal court proceedings and his 1949 imprisonment; newspaper clippings about draft refusers at Earlham College, 1949; a copy of Frantz's FBI file and correspondence relating to it, 1978-1980; and Frantz's writings about the Dukhobors,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1949, 1978-1980

Larry Gara Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Gara, Larry
Abstract Includes two typescripts: Amnesty and Reconciliation, and Peace Testimony: Root and Branch [annotated photocopy]; leaflet and periodical with mention of Gara's conscientious objection; slide show titled Active Nonviolence stored separately as Slide Show 2.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1949-1972

George Houser Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Houser, George
Abstract Collection is primarily correspondence between Houser and others regarding amnesty for war objectors (1945-1947), the Break With Conscription committee (1946-1947), correspondence with conscientious objectors (1942-1946), the Labour Pacifist Fellowship (Britain) (1945), Civilian Public Service strike (1946), the Peace Now Movement (1943-1944), and the Resist Conscription Committee (1948).
Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-

Roy C. Kepler Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-185
Overview Roy Kepler was a radical pacifist and conscientious objector during World War II, owner of Kepler Books in Menlo Park, California, involved for many years with the War Resisters League, one of the founders of the Pacifica Foundation and public radio in California.
Dates: 1940-1985

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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 17
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Psychiatric hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 3
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I-W service 2
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Mennonites -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- California, Northern -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Dukhobors -- History 1
Mennonites -- Charities 1
Mennonites -- Charities -- History -- Sources 1
Mental health services -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Mentally ill -- Care -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- California, Northern -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Prisoners' writings, American 1
Psychiatric aides -- Training of -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Psychiatric hospitals -- United States 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- Virginia -- Williamsburg -- History -- Sources 1
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Quaker conscientious objectors -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- Albany -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Oregon -- Eugene -- History -- Sources 1
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Smokejumpers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
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Civilian Public Service 12
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 3
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Wilhelm, Paul A. 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
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Ahimsa Farm 1
Alexander, Howard W. (Howard Wright), 1911-1985 1
Alexander, Mary Alice 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
Association of Catholic Conscientious Objectors 1
Axford, Roger W. 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Barton, Harold E. L., 1916-2005 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Brandt, Wilmer, 1920- 1
Break with Conscription Committee 1
Briggs, Franklin Humphrey, 1916- 1
Chicago Conference on Social Action (1943) 1
Children's Creative Response to Conflict Program 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp #103 (Missoula, Mont.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Coleville, Calif.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Gulfport, Miss.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Medaryville, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Missoula, Mont.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Mental Hygiene Program 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Committee to End Slave Labor in America 1
Cooper, Samuel 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Covington, Hayden Cooper 1
Dyer, Henry W. 1
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 1
Eller, Cynthia 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Food for Europe Fund 1
Frantz, Charles 1
Friends Coordinating Committee on Peace (U.S.) 1
Fuson, William Meeker 1
Gara, Larry 1
Guetzkow, Harold Steere 1
Heifer Project 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Houser, George M. 1
Hunter, Allan A. (Allan Armstrong), 1893- 1
Institute for the Study of Nonviolence 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
Labour Pacifist Fellowship 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Leavens, Robert F. 1
MCC U.S. 1
MCC U.S.. Peace Section 1
MCC U.S.. Peace and Justice Ministries 1
Macedonia Cooperative Community 1
Mayer, Milton, 1908-1986 1
Mennonite Central Committee 1
Mennonite Central Committee. Peace Section 1
Miles, Alice Calder 1
Miles, Ward C., 1922- 1
Moray, Joseph, 1917-1987 1
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 1
Moskovitz, Shirley 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
National Mental Health Foundation 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Northern California Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Osborn, Joseph C., 1911-1993 1
Pacifica Foundation 1
Peace Now Movement (Organization) 1
Peace and Social Action Program 1
Peacemaker Movement 1
Philadelphia Council for Conscientious Objectors 1
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 1
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 1
Reiner, John M. 1
Richardson, Channing B. (Channing Bulfinch), 1917- 1
Schumacher, Charles, 1919- 1
Smith, Roland F. (Roland Frederick), 1917-1992 1
Smith, Russel I. 1
Stanton, William Macy, 1919-1995 1
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 1
Sterne, Richard S. 1
Third Camp (Organization) 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Thurman, Howard, 1900-1981 1
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 1
War Resisters League 1
War Resisters League. Conscientious Objector Problems Committee 1
Weare, Camille 1
Wilhelm, Jayne Tuttle 1
Wilson, E. H., Mrs. 1
Wilson, Eugene S. 1
Winchester, Harold P. 1
Workers' Defense League 1
Zahn, Curtis, 1912-1990 1
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