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Alliance for Conscientious Objectors Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-088
Abstract The Alliance for Conscientious Objectors (AFCO), based in Seattle (Washington), was founded in 1970 by John Long and Paul Anderson, who served as its national coordinator. It changed its name in 1972 to represent a wider scope of purpose. During this time, conscientious objectors who performed two years of alternate service, the same period as those drafted into the military served, were not entitled to Veterans Administration benefits under the GI Bill of Rights. By 1974 AFCO had reached a...
Dates: 1970-1974

Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-048
Abstract

The Federal Council of Churches organized its Committee on the Conscientious Objector under its Department of International Justice and Goodwill in 1941. The Committee was interested in all aspects of conscientious objection, especially religious life in Civilian Public Service camps. Among the Committee's projects was the organizing of a program of visitation to CPS camps.

Dates: 1941-1946

A. Ruth Fry Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-046
Overview [Anna] Ruth Fry was an activist and a writer born into a prominent Quaker family in England. From 1914-1924, she served as general secretary of the Friends Relief Commission, which provided help for refugees and others ravaged by World War I. Fry wrote about her experiences in A Quaker Adventure (1926). She was also the first chairman of the Russian Famine Relief Fund in 1921. Fry went on to write numerous books, pamphlets and tracts, on a variety of Quaker and peace topics. She died on...
Dates: 1905-1957

National Council Against Conscription Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-052
Overview The National Council Against Conscription had its first official meeting on December 13, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Nation Council Against Conscription worked to defeat various legislative measures which promoted universal military training and peacetime conscription, by lobbying Congress, public speaking, publishing detailed analyses of proposed legislation, corresponding with magazine and newspaper editors about their coverage of Universal Military Training, and producing...
Dates: 1944-1960

Young Friends of North America Committee on Conscription Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-083
Abstract The Young Friends of North America, an open fellowship of Friends between the ages of 18 and 30, established a Committee on Conscription in the fall of 1968 to facilitate communication among Friends who were involved with draft resistance. The Committee, chaired by C.O. Peter Blood, collected information from members of the Religious Society of Friends who had refused to cooperate with conscription since the 1940s, as well as Friends who were currently imprisoned for draft resistance....
Dates: 1968-1971

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Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 2
Albright, William A. 1
Alliance for Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Legion 1
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Anderson, Paul, active 1970-1974 1
Baker, Lillian 1
Barton, Bruce, 1886-1967 1
Beaton, Grace M. 1
Blood, Peter, -1946 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Bromfield, Louis, 1896-1956 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Committee for Equality for All Draftees (U.S.) 1
Conkling, Roscoe S. (Roscoe Seely), 1884-1956 1
Conscientious Objectors for Equal Treatment (U.S.) 1
Conscientious Objectors for Service Benefits (U.S.) 1
Curtice, Laurence L. 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Einstein, Albert 1
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. Committee on the Conscientious Objector 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Fosdick, Harry Emerson 1
French, Bruce Comly 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friedman, Bruce 1
Friends' Emergency & War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Gerber, William, 1908- 1
Halvonik, Paul N. 1
Hanson, William L. 1
Harter, Edward A. 1
Hartman, Grover L. 1
Holdridge, Herbert C. (Herbert Charles), 1892-1974 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Mennonite Central Committee 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
National Council Against Conscription (U.S.) 1
National Council Against Peacetime Conscription Now (U.S.) 1
National Council for Prevention of War (Great Britain) 1
National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 1
Ness, Robert L. 1
Newton, Ray 1
Reuter, Richard W. (Richard Ward), 1918- 1
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 1
Sly, Peter 1
Spatz, Barry Charles 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Thomas, Gill J. 1
United States. Veterans Administration 1
Vonasch, James L. 1
War Resisters' International 1
Weaver, E. Paul 1
Wichelman, Allan F. 1
Women's Peace Campaign 1
Wright, Raymond Orson 1
Young Friends of North America. Committee on Conscription 1
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