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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

Julien D. Cornell Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-010
Abstract Julien Cornell (1910-1994) practiced law in New York City, with a special interest in civil liberties. During World War II, he handled many cases for conscientious objectors, as well as advising many other COs about their various problems with the legal system. He was considered an expert on legal issues regarding conscientious objection and Civilian Public Service, and was consulted by many lawyers throughout the country for his opinions.
Dates: 1940-1947

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

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 3
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 3
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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 4
Brooks, R. Boland 3
Civilian Public Service 3
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 3
DeSilver, Harrison 3
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Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 3
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Barr, Allen H. 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Gottlieb, Edward P. 2
Hill, Lewis K. 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
MacAdam, Ruth E. 2
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 2
Olmstead, Frank 2
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 2
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 2
Young, Agnes 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Albert, Alfred, 1908- 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Angell, Ernest, 1889-1973 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 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
Cary, Stephen G. 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
Fangmeier, Robert A. 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Forster, Clifford 1
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
Furnas, Paul J. 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
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
Lazarus, Leonard 1
McReynolds, David 1
Milgram, Morris, 1916-1997 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 1
Osborne, Winslow H. 1
Pacifist Research Bureau 1
Ransom, Frances Rose 1
Reeves, George 1
Reeves, George B. 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
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Syracuse Peace Council 1
Tatum, Arlo D. 1
Thomas, Norman 1
United Pacifist Committee 1
Vogel, Robert S. 1
War Resisters League 1
Watts, Roland 1
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 1
Whitney, Mildred C. 1
Winchester, Harold P. 1
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 1
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