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American Civil Liberties Union: National Committee on Conscientious Objectors Records

 Collection
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

American Friends Service Committee: Civilian Public Service / Prison Service Committee Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-002
Overview Organized to provide alternative service for conscientious objectors, who were assigned "work of national importance under civilian direction; the historic peace churches (Church of the Brethren, Religious Society of Friends and the Mennonite Church) band ed together to form the National Service Board for Religious Objectors (NISBRO) which coordinated the civilian public service (CPS) program; the American Friends Service Committee administered seventeen CPS camps and over thirty special...
Dates: 1940-1947

Association of Catholic Conscientious Objectors Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Association of Catholic Conscientious Objectors
Dates: 1940-1946

Raymond Binford and Helen Binford Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Binford, Raymond and Helen
Overview

Raymond Binford served as President of Guilford College, High Point, North Carolina, for 16 years, before taking a leave of absence to become the director of Civilian Public Service Camp #19 (Buck Creek Camp, Marion, North Carolina), during World War II.

Dates: 1941-1946

Wilmer Brandt Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Brandt, Wilmer
Overview

Brandt was a conscientious objector to war, a Quaker, and interested in peace throughout his life.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1952-2007

Center on Conscience and War Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-025
Overview

Organization still in existence that was formed to aid conscientious objectors in World War II.

Dates: 1940-2015

Civilian Public Service Personal Papers and Collected Materials

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-056
Abstract

Chiefly the personal papers of conscientious objectors assigned to Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps during World War II, such as correspondence, writings, memoirs, and reference material about CPS. Also included are records of or about various CPS camps and projects.

Dates: 1939-

Civilian Public Service Union Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-008
Abstract The Civilian Public Service Union was organized at the beginning of 1944 in the CPS camp at Big Flats, New York. Men at other camps and units quickly joined the group. CPSU, a union for "drafted workers conscientiously opposed to war," was formed to provide an organized means of communication and group action among men in all sections of CPS and to combat the waste and injustice of the CPS system itself. Ralph C. Rudd served as chairman from late 1944 until CPSU was dissolved in early...
Dates: 1944-1946

Committee to End Slave Labor in America Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee to End Slave Labor in America
Abstract

Includes correspondence, flyers, reports.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1946

Dietrich Correspondence

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Dietrich correspondence
Abstract

Collection consists of correspondence between the two brothers and their letters to their parents and to Frank's wife, Christine; topics include war, peace, patriotism, daily life in the army and Civilian Public Service, and arguments about the use of military force and pacifist nonviolence in the face of Nazi Germany and expansionist Japan; Frank's letters from the Philippines offer descriptions of life there, and the challenges of wartime marriages and parenthood.

Dates: 1939-1946, 1988-1998; Majority of material found within 1939-1946

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Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 22
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 13
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
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Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 5
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 3
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Mennonites -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objectors -- United States 2
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
I-W service 2
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 2
African American civil rights workers -- History -- Sources 1
African American pacifists -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Segregation -- History -- Sources 1
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Collective settlements -- New York (State) -- Rifton -- History -- Sources 1
Communal living -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Brethren in Christ Church -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- California, Northern -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- Georgia -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Cooperative societies -- Georgia -- History -- Sources 1
Cooperative societies -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Counseling -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Sources 1
Journey of Reconciliation, 1947 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
Liberation (New York, N.Y. : 1956) 1
Mennonites -- Charities 1
Mennonites -- Charities -- History -- Sources 1
Methodist Church -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- California, Northern -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- Georgia -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Research -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Philosophers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospital care -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- Virginia -- Williamsburg -- History -- Sources 1
Public radio -- California -- Berkeley -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- Albany -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Radicalism -- California -- Berkeley -- History -- Sources 1
Radicalism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Religious communities -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Segregation -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Selective conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Simplicity -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Smokejumpers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Societies living in common without vows -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Soldiers -- Philippines -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Sustainable agriculture -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 1
Voluntary simplicity movement -- History -- Sources 1
War -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
War victims -- Services for -- History -- Sources 1
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Work camps -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Correspondence 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects -- Sources 1
You don't have to ride Jim Crow! 1995 1
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Names
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 7
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 5
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 4
Kaufman, Abraham 4
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 4
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American Friends Service Committee 3
Barr, Allen H. 3
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 3
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
Furnas, Paul J. 3
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 2
Brooks, R. Boland 2
Civilian Public Service Union 2
Corfman, Rex 2
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 2
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 2
DeSilver, Harrison 2
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 2
Dyer, Henry W. 2
Finch, Henry Le Roy 2
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 2
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Houser, George M. 2
Lens, Sidney 2
Macedonia Cooperative Community 2
McReynolds, David 2
Mennonite Central Committee 2
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 2
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 2
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 2
Pacifist Research Bureau 2
Peacemaker Movement 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
War Resisters League 2
Wilhelm, Paul A. 2
Will, Herman, 1915- 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Winchester, Harold P. 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Acts for Peace (Organization) 1
Alexander, Howard W. (Howard Wright), 1911-1985 1
Alexander, Mary Alice 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Forum for Socialist Education 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Arvio, Raymond Paavo 1
Association of Catholic Conscientious Objectors 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Becker, Jo 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Binford, Helen 1
Binford, Raymond, 1876-1951 1
Boehmer, Peter J. 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Brandt, Wilmer, 1920- 1
Break with Conscription Committee 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brick, Allan 1
Briggs, Franklin Humphrey, 1916- 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 1
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Center on Conscience and War 1
Chicago Conference on Social Action (1943) 1
Church Peace Mission (U.S.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Coleville, Calif.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Gulfport, Miss.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Medaryville, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Merom, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Missoula, Mont.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Waldport, Or.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Clergymen's Emergency Committee for Vietnam 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Committee to End Slave Labor in America 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cooper, Samuel 1
Cornell, Thomas C. (Thomas Charles), 1934- 1
Dai Dong (Organization) 1
Deats, Richard L., 1932- 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dietrich, Albert, 1914-2002 1
Dietrich, Christine 1
Dietrich, Frank, 1914-2009 1
Doty, C. LeRoy 1
Drinan, Robert F. 1
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 1
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