Stanley Murphy Collected Papers
This collection consists of one item, a magazine article undated but published around 1947, titled "Why Murphy Wouldn't Fight." There is no identification as to the name or publisher of the magazine, or the author.
- Majority of material found in 1947
Language of Material
Materials are in English.
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research without restrictions.
Biographical / Historical
Stanley Murphy; conscientious objector to war; received conscientious objector status in World War II and served at Civilian Public Service Camp in Coshocton, Ohio; Murphy walked out of the camp and was imprisoned; he and Lou Taylor (also called Louis Krawcyzk) maintained a hunger strike for 21 days, and were forcibly fed; they were then sent to Springfield [Psychiatric Hospital?] and endured brutal treatment.
1 items (1 item.)
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