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Alliance for Conscientious Objectors Records

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

Identifier: SCPC-DG-048

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

National Council Against Conscription Records

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

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Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 2
Alliance for Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Legion 1
Anderson, Paul, active 1970-1974 1
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Baker, Lillian 1
Barton, Bruce, 1886-1967 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Bromfield, Louis, 1896-1956 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
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 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
Weaver, E. Paul 1
Wichelman, Allan F. 1
Wright, Raymond Orson 1
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