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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

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

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

Larry Gara Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Gara, Larry
Abstract

Includes two typescripts: Amnesty and Reconciliation, and Peace Testimony: Root and Branch [annotated photocopy]; leaflet and periodical with mention of Gara's conscientious objection; slide show titled Active Nonviolence stored separately as Slide Show 2.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1949-1972

Robert Horton Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Horton, Robert
Abstract

Collection includes biographical information about Robert Horton; consists primarily of materials gathered for a manuscript titled The Power of the Powerless, a series of biographies and interviews of conscientious objectors to war and those imprisoned for their beliefs.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1948-

William Marx Kantor Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Kantor, William Marx
Overview

William Kantor was a World War I conscientious objector from Philadelphia.

Dates: circa 1917-1920

Mary Stone McDowell Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-McDowell, Mary Stone
Dates: 1914, 1918, 1945-1955

A. J. Muste Papers

 Collection
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

Joseph C. Osborn Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Osborn, Joseph C
Abstract

Collection includes biographical information, correspondence, information about Osborn's academic work at Purdue University, 1936-1942, and about his draft orders and conscientious objection status; and information about Osborn's time in Civilian Public Service and CPS reunions in 1983 and 1986.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1936-1986

Bayard Rustin Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Rustin, Bayard
Dates: 1947-1987

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American Friends Service Committee 4
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Alternatives to Violence Project 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Axford, Roger W. 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Brandt, Wilmer, 1920- 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Children's Creative Response to Conflict Program 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp #103 (Missoula, Mont.) 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cook, Cara 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Daniel Seeger Defense Fund of the Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Frankel, Morton 1
Frantz, Charles 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Coordinating Committee on Peace (U.S.) 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Gara, Larry 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Heifer Project 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Kantor, William Marx 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005 1
Lakey, George 1
Lens, Sidney 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
Macedonia Cooperative Community 1
McDowell, Mary S. 1
McReynolds, David 1
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Movement for a New Society 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 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
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Osborn, Joseph C., 1911-1993 1
Pacifist Research Bureau 1
Peace Brigades International 1
Peace and Social Action Program 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Prisoner Visitation and Support (1971-) 1
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 1
Rapoport, Anatol, 1911-2007 1
Reynolds, Earle L. 1
Roszak, Theodore, 1933-2011 1
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Seeger, Daniel A. 1
Shivers, Lynne 1
Sobell, Morton 1
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 1
Sterner, Beverly 1
Syracuse Peace Council 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
United States. Selective Service System 1
United States. War Relocation Authority 1
Van Dusen, Henry P. (Henry Pitney), 1897-1975 1
Vogel, Robert S. 1
Walker, Charles C. 1
War Resisters League 1
Whitney, Mildred C. 1
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 1
Wilhelm, Jayne Tuttle 1
Wilhelm, Paul A. 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Willoughby, Lillian, 1915-2009 1
Winchester, Harold P. 1
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