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Milwaukee 14 Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Milwaukee 14


Collection includes printed statements, correspondence, leaflets, and newsletters, about the arrest, incarceration and legal defense of the Milwaukee 14. Correspondents include James H. Forest, James Harney.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1968-1969


Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Milwaukee 14; fourteen resisters to the Vietnam War who broke into the Selective Service Administration in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; they seized an estimated 10,000 draft records, soaked them with homemade naplm, and burned them in a park while conducting a religious service; several of those arrested were members of clergy. The Milwaukee 14 were: Father Robert Cunnane, Father James Harney, Father Anthony Mullaney, James H. Forest, Jerry Gardner, Bob Graf, Fred J. Ojile, Brother K. Basil O'Leary, Father Larry Rosebaugh, Don Cotton, Michael Cullen, Rev. Jon Higginbotham, Father Alfred Lawrence Janicke, Doug Marvy.


0.08 linear ft. (1 folder.)

General Note

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of this organization.


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