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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

Civilian Public Service Union Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-008
Abstract The Civilian Public Service Union was organized at the beginning of 1944 in the CPS camp at Big Flats, New York. Men at other camps and units quickly joined the group. CPSU, a union for "drafted workers conscientiously opposed to war," was formed to provide an organized means of communication and group action among men in all sections of CPS and to combat the waste and injustice of the CPS system itself. Ralph C. Rudd served as chairman from late 1944 until CPSU was dissolved in early...
Dates: 1944-1946

Committee to End Slave Labor in America Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee to End Slave Labor in America
Abstract

Includes correspondence, flyers, reports.

Dates: Majority of material found in 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

Charles E. Frantz Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Frantz, Charles E.
Abstract Collection includes biographical information; letters from Frantz to his parents while he was in Civilian Public Service, 1944-1946, and 1947-1950; information about his refusal to register for the peacetime draft (Selective Service Act of 1948), and subsequent federal court proceedings and his 1949 imprisonment; newspaper clippings about draft refusers at Earlham College, 1949; a copy of Frantz's FBI file and correspondence relating to it, 1978-1980; and Frantz's writings about the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1949, 1978-1980

Larry Gara Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Gara, Larry
Abstract

Includes two typescripts: Amnesty and Reconciliation, and Peace Testimony: Root and Branch [annotated photocopy]; leaflet and periodical with mention of Gara's conscientious objection; slide show titled Active Nonviolence stored separately as Slide Show 2.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1949-1972

George Houser Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Houser, George
Abstract

Collection is primarily correspondence between Houser and others regarding amnesty for war objectors (1945-1947), the Break With Conscription committee (1946-1947), correspondence with conscientious objectors (1942-1946), the Labour Pacifist Fellowship (Britain) (1945), Civilian Public Service strike (1946), the Peace Now Movement (1943-1944), and the Resist Conscription Committee (1948).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-

Frieda Langer Lazarus Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Lazarus, Frieda Langer
Abstract

Collection consists of correspondence and printed matter related to Lazarus's involvement as Chair of the War Resisters League's Conscientious Objector Problems Committee, 1943-1946.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1946

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

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Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 10
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 4
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Sources 2
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 2
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious Objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- History -- Sources 1
Counseling -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Dukhobors -- History 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Jews -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Draft resisters -- Sources 1
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Lawyers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
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Prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospital care -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker conscientious objectors -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Feasterville -- History -- Sources 1
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Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Sources. -- Peace testimony -- History 1
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Sources 1
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Names
Civilian Public Service 7
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 4
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 3
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
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Civilian Public Service Union 2
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 2
DeSilver, Harrison 2
Furnas, Paul J. 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
MacAdam, Ruth E. 2
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 2
Albert, Alfred, 1908- 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Angell, Ernest, 1889-1973 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Bloomstein, Charles 1
Break with Conscription Committee 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 1
CARE Inc. 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Merom, Ind.) 1
Committee for Amnesty for All Objectors to War and Conscription 1
Committee to End Slave Labor in America 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Covington, Hayden Cooper 1
Fangmeier, Robert 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Forster, Clifford 1
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 1
Frantz, Charles 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
Greene, Felix 1
Harrington, Michael, 1928-1989 1
Hill, Lewis K. 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Houser, George M. 1
Hunter, Allan A. (Allan Armstrong), 1893- 1
Isely, Philip 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Koch, Ed, 1924- 1
Labour Pacifist Fellowship 1
Lazarus, Leonard 1
Lifton, Robert Jay, 1926- 1
Man, Albon 1
Mayer, Milton, 1908-1986 1
Milgram, Morris, 1916-1997 1
Moray, Joseph, 1917-1987 1
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 1
Moskovitz, Shirley 1
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 1
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 1
Osborne, Winslow H. 1
Pacifist Research Bureau 1
Peace Now Movement (Organization) 1
Philadelphia Council for Conscientious Objectors 1
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 1
Pickus, Robert 1
Polner, Murray 1
Reeves, George B. 1
Reiner, John M. 1
Reston, James, 1941- 1
Rosenbaum, Crane 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Schmidt, John Wesley, 1917-1997 1
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Sherman, Edward F., 1937- 1
Stafford, David Benbow, 1918- 1
Swift, David Everett, 1914- 1
Syracuse Peace Council 1
Tatum, Arlo D. 1
Thurman, Howard, 1900-1981 1
United Pacifist Committee 1
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 1
Vogel, Robert S. 1
War Resisters League. Conscientious Objector Problems Committee 1
Watts, Roland 1
Weare, Camille 1
Whitney, Mildred C. 1
Wilcher, Denny, 1914-1993 1
Wilhelm, Jayne Tuttle 1
Wilhelm, Paul A. 1
Winchester, Harold P. 1
Workers' Defense League 1
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