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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

Women's Committee to Oppose Conscription Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-068
Overview This group was originally named the Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women [WCOC], and then the National Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women. It was formed in 1942 to protest the Austin-Wadsworth legislative bills and similar measures, which proposed that American women be drated into a civilian workforce for the duration of World War II. When the immediate threat of drafting women had passed, the group changed its name again, this time to the Women's Committee to Oppose...
Dates: 1942-1948

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  • Names: Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 X
  • Names: French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 X

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Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Methodist Church -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
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American Friends Service Committee 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Chalmers, Frances K. (Frances Kinghorn) 1