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Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-048
Abstract

The Federal Council of Churches organized its Committee on the Conscientious Objector under its Department of International Justice and Goodwill in 1941. The Committee was interested in all aspects of conscientious objection, especially religious life in Civilian Public Service camps. Among the Committee's projects was the organizing of a program of visitation to CPS camps.

Dates: 1941-1946

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

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

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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Civilian Public Service 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
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Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
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
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. Committee on the Conscientious Objector 1
Frankel, Morton 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Hartman, Grover L. 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005 1
Lens, Sidney 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
Mennonite Central Committee 1
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 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
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 1
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 1
Pacifist Research Bureau 1
Rapoport, Anatol, 1911-2007 1
Roszak, Theodore, 1933-2011 1
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Sobell, Morton 1
Sterner, Beverly 1
Syracuse Peace Council 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 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
Winchester, Harold P. 1
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