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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

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

Frieda Langer Lazarus Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Lazarus, Frieda Langer
Abstract Collection consists of correspondence and printed matter related to Lazarus's involvement as Chair of the War Resisters League's Conscientious Objector Problems Committee, 1943-1946.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1946

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-

Ward Miles and Alice Calder Miles Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Miles, Ward and Alice Calder Miles
Abstract Includes two oral history interview (4 p., 2007 and 2 p., 2003) of Ward Miles and Alice Calder Miles; information about the Civilian Public Service unit at the Byberry State Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa.; manuscript "Out of Sight Out of Mind" by Ward C. Miles; information about a psychiatric aide training project conducted for the Rockefeller Foundation under the auspices of the Menninger Foundation, Topeka, Kansas in 1948; reference material about mental hospitals and psychiatric aide...
Dates: 1944-1948, 2003, 2007

Joseph Moray Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Moray, Joseph
Abstract Correspondence of Joseph Moskovitz/ Joseph Moray with his cousin, Shirley Moskovitz, and with Camille Weare.
Dates: 1935-1948, 1951-1952

Elliston P. Morris Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Morris, Elliston P.
Abstract Includes correspondence of Elliston P. Morris with his cousin, regarding his views of conscientious objection; also newspaper clippings and a transcript of Morris's court hearing in 1942.
Dates: 1918, 1942-1968

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

Joseph C. Osborn Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Osborn, Joseph C
Abstract Collection includes biographical information, correspondence, information about Osborn's academic work at Purdue University, 1936-1942, and about his draft orders and conscientious objection status; and information about Osborn's time in Civilian Public Service and CPS reunions in 1983 and 1986.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1936-1986