Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Brandt, Wilmer
Abstract The Civilian Public Service Union was organized at the beginning of 1944 in the CPS camp at Big Flats, New York. Men at other camps and units quickly joined the group. CPSU, a union for "drafted workers conscientiously opposed to war," was formed to provide an organized means of communication and group action among men in all sections of CPS and to combat the waste and injustice of the CPS system itself. Ralph C. Rudd served as chairman from late 1944 until CPSU was dissolved in early 1946.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Houser, George
Abstract Collection is primarily correspondence between Houser and others regarding amnesty for war objectors (1945-1947), the Break With Conscription committee (1946-1947), correspondence with conscientious objectors (1942-1946), the Labour Pacifist Fellowship (Britain) (1945), Civilian Public Service strike (1946), the Peace Now Movement (1943-1944), and the Resist Conscription Committee (1948).
Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-
Overview Roy Kepler was a radical pacifist and conscientious objector during World War II, owner of Kepler Books in Menlo Park, California, involved for many years with the War Resisters League, one of the founders of the Pacifica Foundation and public radio in California.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Mennonite Central Committee
Overview Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) was formed when representatives of various Mennonite conferences met July 27-28, 1920, in Elkhart (Indiana), and pledged to aid hungry people, including Mennonites, in Russia and Ukraine.Since then thousands have served with MCC worldwide on relief, peace and development projects.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Mennonite Central Committee-Peace Section
Abstract The Peace Section of the Mennonite Central Committee was established in January 1942, as successor to the Mennonite Central Peace Committee organized in 1939. It served as an agency for counseling on problems related to conscription and the draft, a representation to government, a center for study, research, and writing regarding the peace position, and a central agency for peace education.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Northern California Service Board-Conscientious Objectors
Abstract Includes printed correspondence, minutes of meetings, memoranda, brochures; correspondents include Allen H. Barr and Robert F. Leavens.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940-1954
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Schumacher, Charles
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Smith, Roland F.