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Eichel Family Papers

 Collection
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

Henry LeRoy Finch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-195
Overview

Henry Leroy (Roy) Finch Jr. was a pacifist, conscientious objector to World War II, philosopher and writer.

Dates: 1933-1995

Abraham Kaufman Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Kaufman, Abraham
Overview

In October 1928, Kaufman became the first paid employee of the War Resisters League, eventually becoming its Executive Secretary through 1947. He co-founded the Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-1997

Roy C. Kepler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-185
Overview

Roy Kepler was a radical pacifist and conscientious objector during World War II, owner of Kepler Books in Menlo Park, California, involved for many years with the War Resisters League, one of the founders of the Pacifica Foundation and public radio in California.

Dates: 1940-1985

A. J. Muste Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-050
Overview A.J. Muste (1885-1967), was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, but later (1917), he became a member of the Society of Friends. During World War I, Muste's refusal to abandon his pacifist position led to his forced resignation from the Central Congregational Church in Newtonville, Massachusetts. Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919 when he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became the director of the Brookwood Labor College in...
Dates: 1920-1967

Igal Roodenko Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-161
Overview

Igal Roodenko was a pacifist, peace and civil rights activist, and advocate of nonviolence. He was a member of the War Resisters League Executive Committee, served on boards of A.J. Muste Memorial Institute and Consortium on Peace Research and Development (COPRED), and was active in Men of All Colors Together.

Dates: 1935-1991

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Liberation (New York, N.Y. : 1956) 1
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Peace -- Religious aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
Civilian Public Service 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 2
Gara, Larry 2
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Lens, Sidney 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
American Forum for Socialist Education 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Anderson, Jervis 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Bennett, Scott H. 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Bohn, Lewis Christian 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Charlotte Citizens for Peace (Port Charlotte, Fla.) 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cook, Cara 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Early, Frances H. 1
Eichel family 1
Eichel, Esther 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Eichel, Seymour 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Frankel, Morton 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Hutchison, Glenn 1
Institute for the Study of Nonviolence 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Jewish Peace Fellowship (U.S.) 1
Kantor, William Marx 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
Lang, Vivien 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Leland, Wilma Smith, 1903- 1
Lunde, Erling H. 1
Lynd, Alice 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
Man, Albon 1
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 1
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 1
Pacifica Foundation 1
Peacemaker Movement 1
Price, Paton 1
Rapoport, Anatol, 1911-2007 1
Reeves, George B., 1905- 1
Roodenko, Igal 1
Roszak, Theodore, 1933-2011 1
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Schoenberg, Samuel 1
Sobell, Morton 1
Sterner, Beverly 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Third Camp (Organization) 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
Thomas, Evan, 1951- 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Van Dusen, Henry P. (Henry Pitney), 1897-1975 1
Whitehead, Carle 1
Young, Michael David, 1953- 1
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