Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources
Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:
1967 Committee to End the Draft on or before June 30, 1967 Collected Records
Alliance for Conscientious Objectors Records
American Civil Liberties Union: National Committee on Conscientious Objectors Records
American Union Against Militarism Records
American Veterans Committee Collected Records
Break with Conscription Committee Collected Records
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.
Committee on Militarism in Education Records
Julien D. Cornell Papers
Julien Cornell (1910-1994) practiced law in New York City, with a special interest in civil liberties. During World War II, he handled many cases for conscientious objectors, as well as advising many other COs about their various problems with the legal system. He was considered an expert on legal issues regarding conscientious objection and Civilian Public Service, and was consulted by many lawyers throughout the country for his opinions.