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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

Anna Melissa Graves Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-015
Abstract Anna Melissa Graves was a writer, teacher, world traveler, and internationalist. From the 1920s to the 1940s Graves traveled through Africa, Central and South America, China, Europe, and the Middle East. She taught school in many of these places and maintained a voluminous correspondence with the teachers, acquaintances, and former students she met on her travels.
Dates: 1919-1953

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
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 2
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection 1
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States 1
Counseling -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Internationalists -- History -- Sources 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
Lawyers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Research -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peru -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Selective conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 1
Women pacifists -- History -- Sources 1
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
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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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Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 3
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 3
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Barr, Allen H. 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Gottlieb, Edward P. 2
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 2
Hill, Lewis K. 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
MacAdam, Ruth E. 2
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 2
Olmstead, Frank 2
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 2
Young, Agnes 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Albert, Alfred, 1908- 1
Albizu Campos, Pedro, 1891-1965 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Angell, Ernest, 1889-1973 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balabanoff, Angelica, 1878-1965 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Barbusse, Henri, 1873-1935 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Brown, A. Barratt 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Clark, Roderic Kendall 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Corfman, Rex M. 1
Cunard, Nancy, 1896-1965 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Drevet, Camille 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
Goicochea, E. J. 1
Goldwasser, Martin 1
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 1
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 1
Grimes, Louis Arthur, 1883- 1
Harkness, Georgia Elma, 1891-1974 1
Haya de la Torre, Víctor Raúl, 1895-1979 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 1
Huebsch, B. W. (Benjamin W.), 1876-1964 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
Kohn, Hans, 1891-1971 1
Lazarus, Leonard 1
Ligt, Bart de, 1883-1938 1
Lévy, Blancy 1
McReynolds, David 1
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 1
Milgram, Morris, 1916-1997 1
Morgan, Angela 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 1
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 1
Osborne, Winslow H. 1
Pacifist Research Bureau 1
Partido Aprista Peruano 1
Ransom, Frances Rose 1
Reeves, George 1
Reeves, George B. 1
Reynolds, Reginald, 1905-1958 1
Richards, Edward C. M., 1886-1974 1
Rolland, Marie Romain 1
Romero James, Concha 1
Roodenko, Igal 1
Royden, A. Maude (Agnes Maude), 1876-1956 1
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Schaum, Winifred W. 1
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