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National Council Against Conscription Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-052
Overview The National Council Against Conscription had its first official meeting on December 13, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Nation Council Against Conscription worked to defeat various legislative measures which promoted universal military training and peacetime conscription, by lobbying Congress, public speaking, publishing detailed analyses of proposed legislation, corresponding with magazine and newspaper editors about their coverage of Universal Military Training, and producing...
Dates: 1944-1960

Allen S. Olmsted II Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-095
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Allen S. Olmsted papers is correspondence (1898-1977). Most of these are carbon copies of letters dictated by Olmsted and filed in subject transfer files at his law offices in Philadelphia and Media (Pennsylvania) [note: there are also many letters from Allen Olmsted in the papers of his wife, Mildred Scott Olmsted (DG 082)]. Correspondents include Brent Dow Allinson, Gertrude Baer, Emily Greene Balch, Roger Nash Baldwin, Witter Brynner, Joseph S. Clark, Sophia H. Dulles,...
Dates: 1898-1986

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Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1