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American Friends Service Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Friends Service Committee
Abstract

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) was set up in June 1917 as an outgrowth of and coordination point for the anti-war and relief activities of various bodies of the Religious Society of Friends in the United States.

Dates: 1917-

A. J. Muste Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-050
Overview A.J. Muste (1885-1967), was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, but later (1917), he became a member of the Society of Friends. During World War I, Muste's refusal to abandon his pacifist position led to his forced resignation from the Central Congregational Church in Newtonville, Massachusetts. Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919 when he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became the director of the Brookwood Labor College in...
Dates: 1920-1967

Daniel A. Seeger Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Seeger, Daniel A.
Overview

Seeger is best known for the 1965 Supreme Court court case regarding his conscientious objector claim without belief in a Supreme Being as grounds for C.O. status.

Dates: 1958-2008

Norman J. Whitney Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-061
Overview Norman Jehiel Whitney (1891-1967) was a Quaker teacher, writer and devoted peace worker. From 1919-1957 he helped establish, and directed for many years, the Syracuse Peace Council. He left Syracuse in 1957 to work for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in peace education. Whitney's major peace work was in the area of counseling conscientious objectors to war (COs), particularly those in Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps. In 1941 he helped establish the New York State Board for...
Dates: 1938-1967

George Willoughby and Lillian Willoughby Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-236
Overview

George Willoughby (December 9, 1914 - January 5, 2010) and Lillian Willoughby (c. 1916 - January 15, 2009) were Quaker activists who took part in nonviolent protests against war, conducted nonviolence trainings in India and other countries, and advocated for preservation of land in New Jersey and elsewhere.

Dates: 1931-2010

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Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Conscientious objectors -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Labor leaders -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Civilian Public Service 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
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Cary, Stephen G. 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cook, Cara 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Daniel Seeger Defense Fund of the Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Frankel, Morton 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005 1
Lakey, George 1
Lens, Sidney 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
McReynolds, David 1
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Movement for a New Society 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 1
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 1
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 1
Pacifist Research Bureau 1
Peace Brigades International 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Rapoport, Anatol, 1911-2007 1
Reynolds, Earle L. 1
Roszak, Theodore, 1933-2011 1
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Seeger, Daniel A. 1
Shivers, Lynne 1
Sobell, Morton 1
Sterner, Beverly 1
Syracuse Peace Council 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
United States. Selective Service System 1
United States. War Relocation Authority 1
Van Dusen, Henry P. (Henry Pitney), 1897-1975 1
Vogel, Robert S. 1
War Resisters League 1
Whitney, Mildred C. 1
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Willoughby, Lillian, 1915-2009 1
Winchester, Harold P. 1
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