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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

Eichel Family Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-131
Overview The Eichel Family papers provide a unique glimpse into the lives of conscientious objectors and peace activists from one family over two generations, from 1916 onward. Julius Eichel, David Eichel and Albert Eichel were all C.O.s during WWI. Julius Eichel and his wife Esther Eichel protested WWII. Their son Seymour Eichel also served time in prison for his refusal to serve in the military in the 1950s.
Dates: 1918 - 2008

Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-013
Abstract The Fellowship of Reconciliation in the U.S. was founded in 1915 by Christian pacifists. The organization, whose members are now drawn from many religious groups, seeks to apply principles of peace and social justice and non-violent social change to issues such as disarmament, conscription, race relations, economic justice, and civil liberties.
Dates: 1915-

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 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 4
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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
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Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Selective conscientious objection -- 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
Conscientious objection 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States 1
Counseling -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
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Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
War victims -- Services for -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
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Names
Civilian Public Service 4
Kaufman, Abraham 4
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 4
Brooks, R. Boland 3
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 3
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Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 2
Barr, Allen H. 2
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 2
DeSilver, Harrison 2
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 2
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 2
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Gara, Larry 2
Gottlieb, Edward P. 2
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
McReynolds, David 2
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 2
Olmstead, Frank 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
War Resisters League 2
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Acts for Peace (Organization) 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Arvio, Raymond Paavo 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Becker, Jo 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Boehmer, Peter J. 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 1
Brick, Allan 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Church Peace Mission (U.S.) 1
Clergymen's Emergency Committee for Vietnam 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Corfman, Rex M. 1
Cornell, Thomas C. (Thomas Charles), 1934- 1
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 1
Dai Dong (Organization) 1
Deats, Richard L., 1932- 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Drinan, Robert F. 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Eichel family 1
Eichel, Esther 1
Eichel, Seymour 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Food for China (Project) 1
Forest, Jim (James H.) 1
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Goldwasser, Martin 1
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 1
Harkness, Georgia Elma, 1891-1974 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Heidbrink, John 1
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 1
Hill, Lewis K. 1
Hostetter, C. Douglas, 1944- 1
Houser, George M. 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Hunter, Barton 1
International Committee of Conscience on Vietnam 1
International Fellowship of Reconciliation 1
International Fellowship of Reconciliation. North American Committee 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Jendrzejczyk, Michael 1
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 1
Juram, Catharine 1
Kantor, William Marx 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
Lens, Sidney 1
Lunde, Erling H. 1
Lynd, Alice 1
MacAdam, Ruth E. 1
Man, Albon 1
Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 1
Milgram, Morris, 1916-1997 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 1
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