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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

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

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

George Houser Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Houser, George
Abstract

Collection is primarily correspondence between Houser and others regarding amnesty for war objectors (1945-1947), the Break With Conscription committee (1946-1947), correspondence with conscientious objectors (1942-1946), the Labour Pacifist Fellowship (Britain) (1945), Civilian Public Service strike (1946), the Peace Now Movement (1943-1944), and the Resist Conscription Committee (1948).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-

Roy C. Kepler Papers

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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

Mennonite Central Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Mennonite Central Committee
Overview

Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) was formed when representatives of various Mennonite conferences met July 27-28, 1920, in Elkhart (Indiana), and pledged to aid hungry people, including Mennonites, in Russia and Ukraine.Since then thousands have served with MCC worldwide on relief, peace and development projects.

Dates: 1940-

Mennonite Central Committee Peace Section / U.S. Peace Section Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Mennonite Central Committee-Peace Section
Abstract

The Peace Section of the Mennonite Central Committee was established in January 1942, as successor to the Mennonite Central Peace Committee organized in 1939. It served as an agency for counseling on problems related to conscription and the draft, a representation to government, a center for study, research, and writing regarding the peace position, and a central agency for peace education.

Dates: 1942-

Northern California Service Board for Conscientious Objectors Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Northern California Service Board-Conscientious Objectors
Abstract

Includes printed correspondence, minutes of meetings, memoranda, brochures; correspondents include Allen H. Barr and Robert F. Leavens.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1940-1954

Charles Schumacher Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Schumacher, Charles
Overview

Charles Schumacher was a chemist, chemical engineer and conscientious objector to World War II. He entered Civilian Public Service in 1944 and served in three CPS camps.

Dates: 1930-2003

Roland F. Smith Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Smith, Roland F.
Overview

Papers of Roland F. Smith documenting his service in Civilian Public Service as a conscientious objector during WWII, as well as family papers.

Dates: 1939-1946, 1981,1987-1990; 1981; 1992

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 8
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
I-W service 2
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 2
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Mennonites -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- California, Northern -- History -- Sources 1
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Sources 1
Liberation (New York, N.Y. : 1956) 1
Mennonites -- Charities 1
Mennonites -- Charities -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- California, Northern -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Research -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History 1
Philosophers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Political activists -- United States -- 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
Smokejumpers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 1
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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American Friends Service Committee 2
Civilian Public Service Union 2
Finch, Henry Le Roy 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Furnas, Paul J. 2
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War Resisters League 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
American Forum for Socialist Education 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Brandt, Wilmer, 1920- 1
Break with Conscription Committee 1
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 1
Cary, Stephen G. 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 (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 1
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Greene, Felix 1
Heifer Project 1
Houser, George M. 1
Institute for the Study of Nonviolence 1
Isely, Philip 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
Labour Pacifist Fellowship 1
Lakey, George 1
Leavens, Robert F. 1
Lens, Sidney 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
MCC U.S. 1
MCC U.S.. Peace Section 1
MCC U.S.. Peace and Justice Ministries 1
Macedonia Cooperative Community 1
McReynolds, David 1
Mennonite Central Committee 1
Mennonite Central Committee. Peace Section 1
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Movement for a New Society 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 1
Northern California Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Pacifica Foundation 1
Pacifist Research Bureau 1
Peace Brigades International 1
Peace Now Movement (Organization) 1
Peacemaker Movement 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 1
Reynolds, Earle L. 1
Rosenbaum, Crane 1
Schmidt, John Wesley, 1917-1997 1
Schumacher, Charles, 1919- 1
Shivers, Lynne 1
Smith, Roland F. (Roland Frederick), 1917-1992 1
Stafford, David Benbow, 1918- 1
Swift, David Everett, 1914- 1
Syracuse Peace Council 1
Third Camp (Organization) 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
United States. War Relocation Authority 1
Vogel, Robert S. 1
Whitney, Mildred C. 1
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 1
Wilcher, Denny, 1914-1993 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Willoughby, Lillian, 1915-2009 1
Winchester, Harold P. 1
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