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Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1161
Acquisition

The papers document the lives of service of Quakers Gilbert Bowles (1869-1960) and Minnie Picket Bowles (1868-1958), Quaker missionaries and ministers in Asia and Hawaii for over 60 years, from 1896-1960.

Dates: 1896-1974

Herbert V. Nicholson papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-215
Overview

This collection contains the papers, letters, and pictures of Herbert V. Nicholson.

Dates: 1964-1982

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

Esther B. Rhoads papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1153
Overview The papers of Esther Rhoads (1896-1979), a member of an influential Philadelphia Quaker family, Rhoads was a teacher, later head, of Friends Girls' School in Tokyo for over 50 years. She was also of great importance in work with Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia and with the American Friends Service Committee, to assist Japanese-Americans affected by the War Relocation Act (evacuation and relocation). Materials include correspondence, documents, typescripts and manuscripts, pamphlets,...
Dates: circa 1895-1979

"Service with the War Relocation Authority"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-092
Overview

George L. Townsend's memoir, entitled "Service of the War Relocation Authority," describes his recruitment by and work with the War Relocation Authority, a civilian agency established to provide care and services for Japanese Americans moved to Army Relocation Centers. Included is a map of Relocation Centers in the Western United States.

Dates: 1942-1946

Denny Wilcher Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Wilcher, Denny
Overview

This collection documents the experiences of Wilcher (and his friends), while in Civilian Public Service, and after he left CPS and was imprisoned at McNeil Island Federal Prison Camp.

Dates: 1941-1946

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 4
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Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 4
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- Japan 2
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Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 1
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Japan -- History 1
Japanese -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Jews -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Draft resisters -- Sources 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Jews -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers 1
Quakers -- Education -- Japan 1
Quakers -- Japan 1
Quakers -- World War, 1914–1918 -- Civilian relief 1
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 1
Soldiers -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
Soldiers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
United States -- History 1
Veterans -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Draft resisters -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Evacuation of civilians 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- United States -- Sources 1
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American Friends Service Committee 2
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Akihito, Emperor of Japan 1
American Peace Society of Japan 1