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American Friends Service Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Friends Service Committee
Abstract

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) was set up in June 1917 as an outgrowth of and coordination point for the anti-war and relief activities of various bodies of the Religious Society of Friends in the United States.

Dates: 1917-

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

Bennett W. Andrews and Florence N. Andrews Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-209
Abstract

Bennett Andrews was an absolutist conscientious objector during World War II. He served a five year sentence Danbury Prison, a federal penitentiary, in Connecticut. There he worked in a number of positions in the prison. Bennett Andrews was released from prison on July 11, 1946 and received amnesty from President Truman in 1947. Florence Andrews (born in 1913) married Bennett on July 22, 1938. She was also a strong pacifist, who fully supported her husband's C.O. stance.

Dates: 1940-1950, 1979-1980

Harold Barton Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Barton, Harold
Abstract In the early 1940s National Mental Health Foundation originated in 1944-1945 when Harold Barton and three associates, serving at Byberry State Hospital in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), announced plans for a national campaign to improve the conditions in mental hospitals. The exposure of these conditions through the efforts of men serving in CPS, and their efforts to be a nonviolent presence in mental institutions, began a new movement in mental health care in the U.S. The National Mental...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1949

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

 Collection
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

Eichel Family Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-131
Overview

The Eichel Family papers provide a unique glimpse into the lives of conscientious objectors and peace activists from one family over two generations, from 1916 onward. Julius Eichel, David Eichel and Albert Eichel were all C.O.s during WWI. Julius Eichel and his wife Esther Eichel protested WWII. Their son Seymour Eichel also served time in prison for his refusal to serve in the military in the 1950s.

Dates: 1918 - 2008

Episcopal Peace Fellowship Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-118
Overview The Episcopal Peace Fellowship (EPF), was founded November 1939 as an association of pacifist members of the Protestant Episcopal Church. The organization sought to discover and unite pacifists within the church and to influence its membership regarding Christianity and peace. The EPF has sponsored educational projects (publications, lectures, workshops, conferences), provided counseling and financial support for conscientious objectors, and contributed to pacifist projects in other...
Dates: 1936-2009; Majority of material found within 1936 - 2009

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

Charles E. Frantz Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Frantz, Charles E.
Abstract Collection includes biographical information; letters from Frantz to his parents while he was in Civilian Public Service, 1944-1946, and 1947-1950; information about his refusal to register for the peacetime draft (Selective Service Act of 1948), and subsequent federal court proceedings and his 1949 imprisonment; newspaper clippings about draft refusers at Earlham College, 1949; a copy of Frantz's FBI file and correspondence relating to it, 1978-1980; and Frantz's writings about the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1949, 1978-1980

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 17
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 14
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 7
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 5
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 4
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Psychiatric hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 3
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 3
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objectors -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Pacifism -- History -- Sources 2
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 2
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 2
African American Quakers 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- History -- Sources 1
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Ballistic missiles -- United States 1
Chester County (Pa.) 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Judaism -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Mennonites -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors 1
Conscientious objectors -- California, Northern -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Dukhobors -- History 1
Environmentalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Evil, Non-resistance to -- History -- Sources 1
Government, Resistance to 1
Government, Resistance to -- History -- Sources 1
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Sources 1
Labor leaders -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Liberation (New York, N.Y. : 1956) 1
Mennonites -- Charities 1
Mennonites -- Charities -- History -- Sources 1
Mennonites -- Missions -- History -- Sources 1
Mennonites -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Mental health services -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Mentally ill -- Care -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence in America : a documentary history 1
Pacifists 1
Pacifists -- California, Northern -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Episcopal Church -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Research -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History 1
Peace walks and marches 1
Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
Philosophers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Polaris (Missile) 1
Printers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Prisoners -- Connecticut -- Danbury -- History -- Sources 1
Prisoners' writings, American 1
Psychiatric aides -- Training of -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- United States 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- Virginia -- Williamsburg -- History -- Sources 1
Public radio -- California -- Berkeley -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker conscientious objectors -- Pennsylvania 1
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- Albany -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- Glens Falls -- History -- Sources 1
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Quakers -- Oregon -- Eugene -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Feasterville -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Radicalism -- California -- Berkeley -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
Civilian Public Service 13
War Resisters League 6
American Friends Service Committee 5
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 5
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 3
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Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Committee for Nonviolent Action 3
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 3
Furnas, Paul J. 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 2
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 2
Civilian Public Service Union 2
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 2
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 2
Finch, Henry Le Roy 2
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 2
Gara, Larry 2
Kantor, William Marx 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
Lens, Sidney 2
Lunde, Erling H. 2
Lynd, Alice 2
Lynd, Staughton 2
Man, Albon 2
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 2
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 2
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 2
Ahimsa Farm 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
American Forum for Socialist Education 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Friends Service Committee. New England Regional Office 1
Ames, Winslow 1
Anderson, Jervis 1
Andrews, Bennett W., 1906-1994 1
Andrews, Florence N., 1913- 1
Anglican Pacifist Fellowship 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Axford, Roger W. 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Barton, Harold E. L., 1916-2005 1
Bennett, Scott H. 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Blaxall, Arthur W. 1
Bohn, Lewis Christian 1
Boss, Jay 1
Boston-Pentagon Peace Walk (1967) 1
Bourgeois, Roy, 1938- 1
Brandt, Wilmer, 1920- 1
Break with Conscription Committee 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Brown, John Pairman 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Charlotte Citizens for Peace (Port Charlotte, Fla.) 1
Children's Creative Response to Conflict Program 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp #103 (Missoula, Mont.) 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 (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Mental Hygiene Program 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Coalition for Peace in the Middle East 1
Committee for Amnesty for All Objectors to War and Conscription 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cook, Cara 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Covington, Hayden Cooper 1
Cutler, Wolcott, 1891-1965 1
Daniel Seeger Defense Fund of the Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
Denison, Paul Bert 1
Dodge, Richard K. 1
Early, Frances H. 1
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 1
Eichel family 1
Eichel, Esther 1
Eichel, Seymour 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Emerson, Gloria 1
Episcopal Church 1
Episcopal Pacifist Fellowship 1
Episcopal Peace Fellowship 1
Eschelman, William 1
Faulkner, Stanley 1
Federal Correctional Institution (Danbury, Conn.) 1
Ferber, Michael 1
Fisher, Charles R. (Charles Robert), 1920- 1
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