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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

Bennett W. Andrews and Florence N. Andrews Papers

 Collection
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

Charles Bloomstein Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Bloomstein, Charles
Abstract

Charles Bloomstein (1913 - 2002) was involved in a number of organizations that promoted civil rights, as well as peace. He was a conscientious objector during World War II, and served in Civilian Public Service (CPS) for three years.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1938-2002

Eichel Family Papers

 Collection
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

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

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

Albon Man Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Man, Albon P.
Abstract

Albon Platt Man Jr.,was called up for the draft during World War II, but failed to register because of his conscientious objection to war, and was sentenced to three years in prison in March 1943. He was later involvemented with the Committee for Amnesty, the CCCO, the War Resisters League, and other peace groups.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1965

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

Murray Polner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-113
Overview Polner was an author and editor of books and periodicals on social history, public policy, and Jewish concerns. This collection chiefly relates to his research on Vietnam veterans for his book No Victory Parades and on the question of amnesty for When Can I Come Home? The collection also include audiotapes of oral histories of American Jews who were conscientious objectors or who resisted serving in the military during World War II or the Korean War. There is additional material from...
Dates: 1963-1988

Igal Roodenko Papers

 Collection
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

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Civilian Public Service 4
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 3
War Resisters League 3
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American Friends Service Committee 2
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Furnas, Paul J. 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Man, Albon 2
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 2
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 2
American Forum for Socialist Education 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
Andrews, Bennett W., 1906-1994 1
Andrews, Florence N., 1913- 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Bloomstein, Charles 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
CARE Inc. 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Committee for Amnesty for All Objectors to War and Conscription 1
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 1
DeSilver, Harrison 1
Eichel family 1
Eichel, Esther 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Eichel, Seymour 1
Federal Correctional Institution (Danbury, Conn.) 1
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. Committee on the Conscientious Objector 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
Gara, Larry 1
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 1
Goldwasser, Martin 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 1
Harrington, Michael, 1928-1989 1
Hartman, Grover L. 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hutchison, Glenn 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Kantor, William Marx 1
Koch, Ed, 1924- 1
Lang, Vivien 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Lens, Sidney 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lifton, Robert Jay, 1926- 1
Lunde, Erling H. 1
Lynd, Alice 1
MacAdam, Ruth E. 1
Mennonite Central Committee 1
Milgram, Morris, 1916-1997 1
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 1
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 1
Pacifist Research Bureau 1
Pickus, Robert 1
Polner, Murray 1
Price, Paton 1
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 1
Reeves, George B., 1905- 1
Reston, James, 1941- 1
Roodenko, Igal 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Sherman, Edward F., 1937- 1
Syracuse Peace Council 1
Tatum, Arlo D. 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Thomas, Evan, 1951- 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
United Pacifist Committee 1
Vogel, Robert S. 1
Watts, Roland 1
Whitehead, Carle 1
Whitney, Mildred C. 1
Winchester, Harold P. 1
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