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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-

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

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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

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

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

Frieda Langer Lazarus Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Lazarus, Frieda Langer
Abstract Collection consists of correspondence and printed matter related to Lazarus's involvement as Chair of the War Resisters League's Conscientious Objector Problems Committee, 1943-1946.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1946

Mennonite Central Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Mennonite Central Committee
Overview Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) was formed when representatives of various Mennonite conferences met July 27-28, 1920, in Elkhart (Indiana), and pledged to aid hungry people, including Mennonites, in Russia and Ukraine.Since then thousands have served with MCC worldwide on relief, peace and development projects.
Dates: 1940-

Mennonite Central Committee Peace Section / U.S. Peace Section Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Mennonite Central Committee-Peace Section
Abstract The Peace Section of the Mennonite Central Committee was established in January 1942, as successor to the Mennonite Central Peace Committee organized in 1939. It served as an agency for counseling on problems related to conscription and the draft, a representation to government, a center for study, research, and writing regarding the peace position, and a central agency for peace education.
Dates: 1942-

Ward Miles and Alice Calder Miles Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Miles, Ward and Alice Calder Miles
Abstract Includes two oral history interview (4 p., 2007 and 2 p., 2003) of Ward Miles and Alice Calder Miles; information about the Civilian Public Service unit at the Byberry State Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa.; manuscript "Out of Sight Out of Mind" by Ward C. Miles; information about a psychiatric aide training project conducted for the Rockefeller Foundation under the auspices of the Menninger Foundation, Topeka, Kansas in 1948; reference material about mental hospitals and psychiatric aide...
Dates: 1944-1948, 2003, 2007

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Brandt, Wilmer, 1920- 1
Break with Conscription Committee 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
Covington, Hayden Cooper 1
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Frantz, Charles 1
Friends Coordinating Committee on Peace (U.S.) 1
Heifer Project 1
Houser, George M. 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
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
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
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 1
Reiner, John M. 1
Schumacher, Charles, 1919- 1
Smith, Roland F. (Roland Frederick), 1917-1992 1
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 1
Third Camp (Organization) 1
War Resisters League 1
War Resisters League. Conscientious Objector Problems Committee 1
Weare, Camille 1
Workers' Defense League 1
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