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Australia Freedom League Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-B
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Australia-Australia Freedom League


Includes organization's leaflets, and typescript reports of young boys who reported their conscientious objection to military drilling, their incarceration, and court hearings.


  • Creation: 1913-1914

Biographical / Historical

Australia Freedom League; headquartered in Melbourne, with branches elsewhere; sometimes known as the Australia Freedom League for the Abolition of the Compulsory Clauses of the Commonwealth Defense Act; organization was opposed to the compulsory aspects of military training of boys as young as 14 under the Commonwealth Defense Act.


0.04 Linear Feet (.5 linear in.)



General Note

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

Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
Script of description

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