Joseph W. Reilly Collected Papers
The collection includes information about the Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Council, the Friendship Cooperative House, the conference of the National Youth Assembly Against Universal Military Training, Washington D.C. February 15-16, 1948, the Philadelphia Resist Conscription Committee, the Philadelphia Youth Council to Oppose Conscription, the Philadelphia Town Meeting of Youth and Vets, and the Veterans Commission on Court-Martial Cases.
- Majority of material found within 1945-1950
Language of Material
Materials are in English.
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research without restrictions.
Biographical / Historical
Joseph W. Reilly; pacifist, lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; conscientious objector in World War II who was court-martialed and imprisoned; youth organizer, supported progressive, socialist and civil rights movements; had been editor of "Prison Views"; was Executive Secretary of the Veteran's Commission on Court-Martial Cases.
0.21 Linear Feet (2.5 linear inches.)
The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of this individual.
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