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George Houser Collected Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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-

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

Northern California Service Board for Conscientious Objectors Collected Records

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

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

Denny Wilcher Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Wilcher, Denny
Overview

This collection documents the experiences of Wilcher (and his friends), while in Civilian Public Service, and after he left CPS and was imprisoned at McNeil Island Federal Prison Camp.

Dates: 1941-1946

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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 12
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 4
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
I-W service 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 2
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience -- 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
Counseling -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Sources 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 -- 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 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
Smokejumpers -- 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
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
War -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Sources 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
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Names
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 5
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 4
American Friends Service Committee 3
Barr, Allen H. 3
Furnas, Paul J. 3
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Kaufman, Abraham 3
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 3
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 3
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 2
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 2
Civilian Public Service Union 2
Corfman, Rex 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Finch, Henry Le Roy 2
Mennonite Central Committee 2
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 2
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 2
Pacifist Research Bureau 2
War Resisters League 2
Wilhelm, Paul A. 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Winchester, Harold P. 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Alexander, Howard W. (Howard Wright), 1911-1985 1
Alexander, Mary Alice 1
American Forum for Socialist Education 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
Association of Catholic Conscientious Objectors 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Binford, Helen 1
Binford, Raymond, 1876-1951 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Brandt, Wilmer, 1920- 1
Break with Conscription Committee 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Briggs, Franklin Humphrey, 1916- 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Center on Conscience and War 1
Chicago Conference on Social Action (1943) 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
Committee to End Slave Labor in America 1
Cooper, Samuel 1
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 1
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 1
DeSilver, Harrison 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 1
Doty, C. LeRoy 1
Dyer, Henry W. 1
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 1
Eller, Cynthia 1
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. Committee on the Conscientious Objector 1
Food for Europe Fund 1
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
Fuson, William Meeker 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Goldwasser, Martin 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Greene, Felix 1
Guetzkow, Harold Steere 1
Hartman, Grover L. 1
Heifer Project 1
Hershey, Lewis Blaine, 1893-1977 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hoover, Warren W. 1
Houser, George M. 1
Hunter, Allan A. (Allan Armstrong), 1893- 1
Huston, Ora 1
Institute for the Study of Nonviolence 1
Isely, Philip 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
Labour Pacifist Fellowship 1
Lakey, George 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Leavens, Robert F. 1
Lens, Sidney 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
MCC U.S. 1
MCC U.S.. Peace Section 1
MCC U.S.. Peace and Justice Ministries 1
MacAdam, Ruth E. 1
Macedonia Cooperative Community 1
Mayer, Milton, 1908-1986 1
McReynolds, David 1
Mennonite Central Committee. Peace Section 1
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