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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

A. J. Muste Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-050
Overview A.J. Muste (1885-1967), was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, but later (1917), he became a member of the Society of Friends. During World War I, Muste's refusal to abandon his pacifist position led to his forced resignation from the Central Congregational Church in Newtonville, Massachusetts. Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919 when he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became the director of the Brookwood Labor College in...
Dates: 1920-1967

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  • Subject: Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources X
  • Subject: War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources X
  • Names: Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 X

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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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American Friends Service Committee 2
Civilian Public Service 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
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Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cook, Cara 1
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 1
Cousins, Norman 1
DeSilver, Harrison 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. Committee on the Conscientious Objector 1
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 1
Frankel, Morton 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Goldwasser, Martin 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Hartman, Grover L. 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Lens, Sidney 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
MacAdam, Ruth E. 1
Mennonite Central Committee 1
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Milgram, Morris, 1916-1997 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 1
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 1
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 1
Rapoport, Anatol, 1911-2007 1
Roszak, Theodore, 1933-2011 1
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Sobell, Morton 1
Sterner, Beverly 1
Tatum, Arlo D. 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
United Pacifist Committee 1
Van Dusen, Henry P. (Henry Pitney), 1897-1975 1
War Resisters League 1
Watts, Roland 1
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 1
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