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Center on Conscience and War Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-025
Overview

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

Dates: 1940-2015

Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America Records

 Collection
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

Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors Records

 Collection
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

Norman J. Whitney Papers

 Collection
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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Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 3
Kaufman, Abraham 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
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Barr, Allen H. 2
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 2
Furnas, Paul J. 2
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 2
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 2
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Center on Conscience and War 1
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 1
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 1
DeSilver, Harrison 1
Doty, C. LeRoy 1
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. Committee on the Conscientious Objector 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
Goldwasser, Martin 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Hartman, Grover L. 1
Hershey, Lewis Blaine, 1893-1977 1
Hoover, Warren W. 1
Huston, Ora 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
MacAdam, Ruth E. 1
Mennonite Central Committee 1
Milgram, Morris, 1916-1997 1
National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 1
Newton, Ray 1
Pacifist Research Bureau 1
Sherk, J. Harold 1
Syracuse Peace Council 1
Tatum, Arlo D. 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Toney, Raymond J. 1
United Pacifist Committee 1
Van Kirk, Walter W. (Walter William), 1891-1956 1
Vogel, Robert S. 1
Watts, Roland 1
Whitney, Mildred C. 1
Will, Herman, 1915- 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Winchester, Harold P. 1
Yolton, L. William 1
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