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American Civil Liberties Union: National Committee on Conscientious Objectors Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-022
Overview The roots of the NCCO began shortly after conscription in WWII was instituted. Little is known about the New York Office of the NCCO. It was headquartered at 31 Union Square West in New York City (NY) where the ACLU had its offices, and was likely set up in 1940, under the chairmanship of Norman Angell, and stayed in existence through 1945. In Washington (DC), the Temporary Committee for Legal Aid to Conscientious Objectors was formed in 1940. R. Boland Brooks had gone to NSBRO (National...
Dates: 1940-1946

Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-060
Abstract The Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors was a non-sectarian, free advisory service for conscientious objectors to war and military service. The MBCO was set up to provide counseling and legal aid in metropolitan New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut and established by the United Pacifist Committee in 1940. The group disbanded in 1980.
Dates: 1940-1980

War Resisters League Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-040
Overview The War Resisters League is a pacifist organization whose members are against all war. Witnessing the establishment of the War Resisters' International in Europe in 1921, and sensing a need for a similar organization in the United States, Dr. Jessie Wallace Hughan established the War Resisters League as an independent organization. The War Resisters League membership pledge, which has remained essentially unchanged since its inception, reads: "The War Resisters League affirms that war is a...
Dates: 1923-1994

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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Barr, Allen H. 2
Civilian Public Service 2
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 2
DeSilver, Harrison 2
Gottlieb, Edward P. 2
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Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
Olmstead, Frank 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Corfman, Rex M. 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 1
Goldwasser, Martin 1
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 1
Harkness, Georgia Elma, 1891-1974 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 1
Hill, Lewis K. 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
MacAdam, Ruth E. 1
McReynolds, David 1
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Milgram, Morris, 1916-1997 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 1
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 1
Ransom, Frances Rose 1
Reeves, George 1
Richards, Edward C. M., 1886-1974 1
Roodenko, Igal 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Schaum, Winifred W. 1
Schwartz, Wendy 1
Tatum, Arlo D. 1
Thomas, Norman 1
United Pacifist Committee 1
War Resisters League 1
Watts, Roland 1
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 1
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 1
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 1
Young, Agnes 1
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