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World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Association of Catholic Conscientious Objectors Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Association of Catholic Conscientious Objectors

Wilmer Brandt Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Brandt, Wilmer
Overview Brandt was a conscientious objector to war, a Quaker, and interested in peace throughout his life.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1952-2007

Civilian Public Service Personal Papers and Collected Materials

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-056
Abstract Chiefly the personal papers of conscientious objectors assigned to Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps during World War II, such as correspondence, writings, memoirs, and reference material about CPS. Also included are records of or about various CPS camps and projects.
Dates: 1939-

Committee to End Slave Labor in America Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee to End Slave Labor in America
Abstract Includes correspondence, flyers, reports.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1946

George Houser Collected Papers

 Collection
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-

Roy C. Kepler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-185
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.
Dates: 1940-1985

Mennonite Central Committee Collected Records

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1940-

Mennonite Central Committee Peace Section / U.S. Peace Section Collected Records

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1942-

Juanita Morrow Nelson and Wallace F. Nelson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-262
Abstract Juanita and Wally Nelson were civil rights activists, tax resisters, simple living proponents, farmers, and writers/speakers for peace.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1923-2015

Northern California Service Board for Conscientious Objectors Collected Records

 Collection
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