Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources
Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
Alliance for Conscientious Objectors Records
Boston Draft Resistance Group Collected Records
The Boston Draft Resistance Group offered draft counseling and organized opposition to the Vietnam War in the Boston (Massachusetts) area.
Mary D. Brite Collected Papers
Holdings in this collection deal almost exclusively with social reform.
Center on Conscience and War Records
Organization still in existence that was formed to aid conscientious objectors in World War II.
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors Records
CCCO developed a nationwide network of military and draft counselors and attorneys to assist conscientious objectors. Most active during the Korean and Vietnam Wars, the CCCO promoted such issues as amnesty, repatriation, and counter-recruitment.Operations were suspended in late October 2009. As of 2010, some of their counseling service has been taken over by the GI Rights Hotline.
Sheldon D. Clark Collected Papers
Consultative Peace Council Collected Records
Includes correspondence, reports, financial records, administrative files, minutes of meetings, publicity materials, brochures, newspaper clippings. Correspondents include: Devere Allen, Dorothy Detzer, Alfred Hassler, Jessie Wallace Hughan, Abe Kaufman, Frederick J. Libby, A.J. Muste, Ray Newton, Mildred Scott Olmsted, John Swomley, E. Raymond Wilson, and M.R. Zigler.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana Papers
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana was a writer and pacifist who taught comparative literature at Columbia University from 1912 until 1917. Dana lost his teaching post as an opponent of American participation in World War I. Dana continued to advocate civil liberties and the rights of conscientious objectors.
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America Records
The Federal Council of Churches organized its Committee on the Conscientious Objector under its Department of International Justice and Goodwill in 1941. The Committee was interested in all aspects of conscientious objection, especially religious life in Civilian Public Service camps. Among the Committee's projects was the organizing of a program of visitation to CPS camps.
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) Records
The Fellowship of Reconciliation in the U.S. was founded in 1915 by Christian pacifists. The organization, whose members are now drawn from many religious groups, seeks to apply principles of peace and social justice and non-violent social change to issues such as disarmament, conscription, race relations, economic justice, and civil liberties.