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American Civil Liberties Union: National Committee on Conscientious Objectors Records

 Collection
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

Julien D. Cornell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-010
Abstract

Julien Cornell (1910-1994) practiced law in New York City, with a special interest in civil liberties. During World War II, he handled many cases for conscientious objectors, as well as advising many other COs about their various problems with the legal system. He was considered an expert on legal issues regarding conscientious objection and Civilian Public Service, and was consulted by many lawyers throughout the country for his opinions.

Dates: 1940-1947

Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America Records

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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

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

Allen S. Olmsted II Papers

 Collection
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

Women's Committee to Oppose Conscription Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-068
Overview This group was originally named the Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women [WCOC], and then the National Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women. It was formed in 1942 to protest the Austin-Wadsworth legislative bills and similar measures, which proposed that American women be drated into a civilian workforce for the duration of World War II. When the immediate threat of drafting women had passed, the group changed its name again, this time to the Women's Committee to Oppose...
Dates: 1942-1948

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Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
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Names
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 5
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 3
Civilian Public Service 3
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 3
DeSilver, Harrison 3
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French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 3
Kaufman, Abraham 3
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 3
American Civil Liberties Union 2
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 2
Brooks, R. Boland 2
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Harkness, Georgia Elma, 1891-1974 2
Hill, Lewis K. 2
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
MacAdam, Ruth E. 2
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 2
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 2
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 2
Tatum, Arlo D. 2
Albert, Alfred, 1908- 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Legion 1
Angell, Ernest, 1889-1973 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Chalmers, Frances K. (Frances Kinghorn) 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women 1
Elfenbein, Elsie Wright 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fangmeier, Robert 1
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. Committee on the Conscientious Objector 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Forster, Clifford 1
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 1
Garst, Eleanor 1
Goldwasser, Martin 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 1
Hartman, Grover L. 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Joint Peace Committee of Providence and Chester Monthly Meetings (Society of Friends : Media, Pa.) 1
La Force, Pearl A. 1
Lape, Esther Everett, 1881-1981 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Lazarus, Leonard 1
Longstreth, Walter C. 1
Mennonite Central Committee 1
Milgram, Morris, 1916-1997 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 1
Olmstead, Frank 1
Olmsted, Allen S. (Allen Seymour), 1888-1977 1
Osborne, Winslow H. 1
Philadelphia Peace Council (1925-approximately 1932) 1
Philadelphia Peace Council (1937-ca. 1943) 1
Pierce, Katharine C. (Katharine Curtis), 1882- 1
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 1
Reeves, George B. 1
Reeves, George B., 1905- 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Schomer, Elsie 1
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Scudder, Vida Dutton, 1861-1954 1
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Thomas, Norman 1
United Pacifist Committee 1
Watts, Roland 1
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 1
Women's Committee to Oppose Conscription 1
Yarrow, C. H. Mike 1
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