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World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel Cooper papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-008
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of five folders of materials related to Samuel Cooper's conscientious objection to WWII. The collection includes Cooper's correspondence with political leaders, court officials, organizations for religious objection, and his family members in the months leading to the war, during the period of his arrest and imprisonment, and for the remainder of the war.
Dates: 1939-1948

Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.

Dates: 1943-

Nelson Fuson photographs of Civilian Public Service (CPS)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-139
Overview Nelson Fuson was a physicist and educator, active in Quaker concerns. In 1941 Fuson was drafted as conscientious objector, and was assigned to several Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps during World War II. This collection includes loose black and white photos and black and white scrapbook pages, along with a handdrawn map, documenting Fuson's time in CPS.
Dates: 1942 - 1954

Stanley Murphy Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Murphy, Stanley
Abstract This collection consists of one item, a magazine article undated but published around 1947, titled "Why Murphy Wouldn't Fight." There is no identification as to the name or publisher of the magazine, or the author.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1947