Conscientious objectors -- United States
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.
Collection includes typed and handwritten lists, clippings and notices about conscientious objectors that had been dismounted from a scrapbook compiled by Warren W. Hoover. Eight folders are arranged the home state of the conscientious objector; nine are arranged by the religious denomination supporting the COs; the remainder, about 2.5 linear feet, is arranged chronologically; includes conscientious objection to the Vietnam War; materials date from 1956 to 1970.
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.