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Devere Allen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-053
Abstract

Author, editor, journalist and lecturer; advocate of internationalist pacifism; influential member of the Socialist Party in the 1930s; genealogist; recorder of Rhode Island history and lore; named Harold Devere Allen.

Dates: 1809-1978; Majority of material found within 1910-1955

America First Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-America First Committee
Abstract

Contains material on various branches as well as from the national organization.

Dates: 1940-1941

American Christian Committee for Refugees Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Christian Committee for Refugees
Dates: 1936-1947

American Civil Liberties Union: National Committee on Conscientious Objectors Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-022
Overview The roots of the NCCO began shortly after conscription in WWII was instituted. Little is known about the New York Office of the NCCO. It was headquartered at 31 Union Square West in New York City (NY) where the ACLU had its offices, and was likely set up in 1940, under the chairmanship of Norman Angell, and stayed in existence through 1945. In Washington (DC), the Temporary Committee for Legal Aid to Conscientious Objectors was formed in 1940. R. Boland Brooks had gone to NSBRO (National...
Dates: 1940-1946

American Coalition Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Coalition
Dates: 1939-1946

American Friends Service Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Friends Service Committee
Abstract

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) was set up in June 1917 as an outgrowth of and coordination point for the anti-war and relief activities of various bodies of the Religious Society of Friends in the United States.

Dates: 1917-

American Peace Terms Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Peace Terms Committee
Dates: 1944-1953

American People's Mobilization Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American People's Mobilization
Overview In 1940, the Committee to Defend America by Keeping Out of War sponsored an Emergency Peace Mobilization conference held in Chicago (Illinois). It was attended by over 20,000 people. Out of this conference came the American Peace Mobilization, a nonprofit organization which aimed to "keep us out of war and . . . preserve and extend our democracy." Over the months of its existence, the APM -- through its literature, lobbying efforts, and conferences -- continued to press for nonintervention...
Dates: 1940-1941

Americans for Peace Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Americans for Peace
Dates: 1942-1951

Bent Andresen Collected Papers

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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

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  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945 X
  • Library: Swarthmore College Peace Collection X

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Subject
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 38
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 31
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 25
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Sources 20
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 17
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 14
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 8
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Society of Friends -- Charities 6
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 6
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Conscientious objectors -- United States 5
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Society of Friends -- International assistance 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Great Britain 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- Society of Friends 5
Conscientious objectors -- Great Britain 4
Pacifists -- United States 4
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Psychiatric hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 3
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 3
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees -- Sources 3
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 3
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- United States 2
Draft resisters -- United States 2
I-W service 2
International cooperation -- History -- Sources 2
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Sources 2
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- United States 2
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Sources 2
Selective conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
War -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 2
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Society of Friends 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Peace 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Peace -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Protest movements -- Sources 2
Actors -- United States 1
African American civil rights workers -- History -- Sources 1
African American pacifists -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Segregation -- History -- Sources 1
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- France -- History -- Sources 1
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Sources 1
California -- Politics and government 1
Children and peace -- History -- Sources 1
Children and war -- Czechoslovakia 1
Christian union -- United States -- Societies, etc. 1
Christianity and international relations 1
Civil rights -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- United States 1
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Civil rights workers -- United States 1
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Communal living -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Connecticut -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Great Britain 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Mennonites -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- California, Northern -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Counseling -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament 1
Draft -- Great Britain 1
Draft -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Draft -- United States 1
Draft resisters -- History -- Sources 1
Dukhobors -- History 1
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Language
English 95
Czech 1
French 1
Germanic languages 1
 
Names
Civilian Public Service 21
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 10
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 7
American Friends Service Committee 6
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 6
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Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 6
War Resisters League 6
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 5
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 5
Kaufman, Abraham 5
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 5
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 5
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 4
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 4
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 4
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 3
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 3
DeSilver, Harrison 3
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 3
Furnas, Paul J. 3
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 3
Keep America Out of War Committee 3
Keep America Out of War Congress 3
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 3
National Peace Conference (U.S.) 3
Peace Now Movement (Organization) 3
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 3
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 3
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 3
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 3
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 3
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 3
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 3
American Civil Liberties Union 2
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 2
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 2
Baer, Gertrude 2
Barr, Allen H. 2
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 2
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 2
Brandt, Wilmer, 1920- 2
Brethren Service Committee 2
Bromley, Ernest 2
Bromley, Marion, -1996 2
Brooks, R. Boland 2
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 2
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 2
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 2
Civilian Public Service Union 2
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 2
Corfman, Rex 2
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 2
Dyer, Henry W. 2
Finch, Henry Le Roy 2
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Gara, Larry 2
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 2
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 2
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 2
Harkness, Georgia Elma, 1891-1974 2
Harris, Paul, b. 1897 2
Hill, Lewis K. 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
MacAdam, Ruth E. 2
Man, Albon 2
Mennonite Central Committee 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 2
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 2
Newton, Ray 2
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 2
No Foreign War Campaign Steering Committee (1938-1940) 2
No Foreign War Committee (1940-1941) 2
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 2
Peacemaker Movement 2
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 2
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 2
Reeves, George B., 1905- 2
Reynolds, Reginald, 1905-1958 2
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Scudder, Vida Dutton, 1861-1954 2
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 2
Tatum, Arlo D. 2
Tatum, Lyle 2
Trocmé, Magda, 1901-1996 2
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 2
Wilhelm, Paul A. 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Winchester, Harold P. 2
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 2
Young Democracy (Organization) 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Ahimsa Farm 1
Albert, Alfred, 1908- 1
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