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Bent Andresen Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Andreson, Bent
Abstract

Bent Andresen registered as a conscientious objector during WWII, and was sent to a Civilian Public Service in 1944. Andresen participated in a "guinea pig project" in which he and several other C.O.s lived in a refrigerated room for three months to test the impact of a high-protein diet on cold-weather conditions. He went AWOL in 1945 and was sentenced to two years in prison. Andreson was involved in various peace/justice groups throughout his lifetime.

Dates: 1928-1991

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

Igal Roodenko Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-161
Overview

Igal Roodenko was a pacifist, peace and civil rights activist, and advocate of nonviolence. He was a member of the War Resisters League Executive Committee, served on boards of A.J. Muste Memorial Institute and Consortium on Peace Research and Development (COPRED), and was active in Men of All Colors Together.

Dates: 1935-1991

Lee Stern Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-170
Overview

Lee Stern (1915-1992), was a Quaker pacifist, conscientious objector to war, involved in peace groups and organizations, and a teacher of nonviolence.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1936-1992

Steve Trimm Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-232
Overview In 1968 Steven Wayne Trimm was convicted for refusing induction into the armed services and served four years prison. Trimm fled to Canada in 1969 where he lived underground until 1974. Two years later he received clemency from the U.S. government under the Earned Re-entry Program and was pardoned. Steve Trimm is the author of Walking Wounded: Men's Lives During and Since the Vietnam War (1993) and other publications. Since the 1970s Steve Trimm has also been active with various peace and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1963-2008

George Willoughby and Lillian Willoughby Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-236
Overview

George Willoughby (December 9, 1914 - January 5, 2010) and Lillian Willoughby (c. 1916 - January 15, 2009) were Quaker activists who took part in nonviolent protests against war, conducted nonviolence trainings in India and other countries, and advocated for preservation of land in New Jersey and elsewhere.

Dates: 1931-2010

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Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 3
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
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Americans -- Canada -- History -- Sources 1
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Environmentalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History 1
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Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Printers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Prisoners' writings, American 1
Public radio -- California -- Berkeley -- History -- Sources 1
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- Canada -- Sources 1
War resistance movements -- New York (State) -- Albany -- History -- Sources 1
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