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Brent Dow Allinson Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Allinson, Brent Dow
Abstract

Collection includes undated typescript writings by Allinson, pamphlets by and about him, and a newspaper clipping discussing his court martial.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1918-1920

American Union Against Militarism Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-004
Overview In 1915 a group of New York pacifists and near-pacifists organized the "Anti-militarism Committee" to combat the war spirit of the time. Activities included lobbying, publishing, a lecture campaign, and the establishment of a Civil Liberties Bureau. The most notable achievements were the work in the successful effort to avert war with Mexico in 1916 and the encouragement of opposition to peacetime conscription following World War I. The office was raided by the government and American Union...
Dates: 1915 - 1922

Collegiate Anti-Militarism League Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Collegiate Anti-Militarism League
Dates: 1915-1917

William Marx Kantor Collected Papers

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

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

Dates: circa 1917-1920

New York Bureau of Legal Advice Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-New York Bureau of Legal Advice
Overview

The New York Bureau of Legal First Aid was founded on May 11, 1917. In May 1918, the group changed its name to the New York Bureau of Legal Advice. The Bureau was the first organization to provide free legal service to men who resisted the new draft laws related to the entry of the United States into the First World War. In September 1918, the Bureau was raided by the FBI which temporarily disrupted its work. The Bureau closed in the fall of 1919, shortly before the Armistice.

Dates: 1917-1920

New York Bureau of Legal Advice Records

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Identifier: SCPC-Reel-142.1
Abstract Holdings in Tamiment Library: about half the records of the New York Bureau of Legal Advice consist of case histories pertaining to selective service exemption, draft evasion, conscientious objector status, military imprisonment, military discharge, desertion, amnesty, civil liberties and deportations. One third of the collection consists of office files, administrative reports and correspondence, including extensive fundraising correspondence. The remainder of the collection is made up of...
Dates: 1917-1919

World War I Reconstruction and Conscientious Objectors files

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Identifier: HC.MC-1249
Overview

Card files on Conscientious Objectors in World War I (of all faiths) and on workers and applicants to the Reconstruction Unit program overseen by the Society of Friends in Europe after World War I.

Dates: 1918-1923

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 6
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 1
 
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World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 5
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Draft resisters -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 2
Legal aid -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 2
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New York Bureau of Legal Advice 2
New York Bureau of Legal First Aid 2
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
American Union Against Militarism 1
American Union Against Militarism. Civil Liberties Bureau 1