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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

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-

Bent Andresen Collected Papers

 Collection
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

Bennett W. Andrews and Florence N. Andrews Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-209
Abstract

Bennett Andrews was an absolutist conscientious objector during World War II. He served a five year sentence Danbury Prison, a federal penitentiary, in Connecticut. There he worked in a number of positions in the prison. Bennett Andrews was released from prison on July 11, 1946 and received amnesty from President Truman in 1947. Florence Andrews (born in 1913) married Bennett on July 22, 1938. She was also a strong pacifist, who fully supported her husband's C.O. stance.

Dates: 1940-1950, 1979-1980

Harold Barton Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Barton, Harold
Abstract In the early 1940s National Mental Health Foundation originated in 1944-1945 when Harold Barton and three associates, serving at Byberry State Hospital in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), announced plans for a national campaign to improve the conditions in mental hospitals. The exposure of these conditions through the efforts of men serving in CPS, and their efforts to be a nonviolent presence in mental institutions, began a new movement in mental health care in the U.S. The National Mental...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1949

Wilmer Brandt Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Brandt, Wilmer
Overview

Brandt was a conscientious objector to war, a Quaker, and interested in peace throughout his life.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1952-2007

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

Eichel Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-131
Overview

The Eichel Family papers provide a unique glimpse into the lives of conscientious objectors and peace activists from one family over two generations, from 1916 onward. Julius Eichel, David Eichel and Albert Eichel were all C.O.s during WWI. Julius Eichel and his wife Esther Eichel protested WWII. Their son Seymour Eichel also served time in prison for his refusal to serve in the military in the 1950s.

Dates: 1918 - 2008

Henry LeRoy Finch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-195
Overview

Henry Leroy (Roy) Finch Jr. was a pacifist, conscientious objector to World War II, philosopher and writer.

Dates: 1933-1995

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

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Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 27
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 17
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 8
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Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Psychiatric hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 3
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 3
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
I-W service 2
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 2
Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 2
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Connecticut -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Mennonites -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- California, Northern -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- History -- Sources 1
Dukhobors -- History 1
Environmentalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Sources 1
Journalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lecturers -- United States -- Biography -- Sources 1
Liberation (New York, N.Y. : 1956) 1
Mennonites -- Charities 1
Mennonites -- Charities -- History -- Sources 1
Mental health services -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Mentally ill -- Care -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- California, Northern -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Research -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Georgia -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Periodical editors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Philosophers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Printers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Prisoners -- Connecticut -- Danbury -- History -- Sources 1
Prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Prisoners' writings, American 1
Psychiatric aides -- Training of -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- United States 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- Virginia -- Williamsburg -- History -- Sources 1
Public radio -- California -- Berkeley -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker conscientious objectors -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- Albany -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Oregon -- Eugene -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Feasterville -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Radicalism -- California -- Berkeley -- History -- Sources 1
Radicalism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Selective conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Smokejumpers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Socialist parties -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Charities 1
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 1
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Refugees -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Sources 1
World tomorrow (Periodical) 1
Young democracy (Periodical) 1
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
Civilian Public Service 12
War Resisters League 5
American Friends Service Committee 3
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 3
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
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Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 3
Furnas, Paul J. 3
Brandt, Wilmer, 1920- 2
Civilian Public Service Union 2
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 2
Finch, Henry Le Roy 2
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Man, Albon 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 2
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Ahimsa Farm 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American Forum for Socialist Education 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
Andrews, Bennett W., 1906-1994 1
Andrews, Florence N., 1913- 1
Axford, Roger W. 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Barton, Harold E. L., 1916-2005 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Blickenstaff, Harold 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Break with Conscription Committee 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Catchpool, Corder, 1883-1952 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Ceresole, Pierre, 1879-1945 1
Chase, E. Dixwell 1
Children's Creative Response to Conflict Program 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp #103 (Missoula, Mont.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Coleville, Calif.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Gulfport, Miss.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Medaryville, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Merom, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Missoula, Mont.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Mental Hygiene Program 1
Committee for Amnesty for All Objectors to War and Conscription 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Coolidge, A. Sprague 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Covington, Hayden Cooper 1
Cranston, Maurice, 1920-1993 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Drevet, Camille 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Dulles, John Foster 1
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 1
Eichel family 1
Eichel, Esther 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Eichel, Seymour 1
Einstein, Albert 1
Emergency Committee for the Assistance of Germans, Austrians, and Hungarians in Distress (Society of Friends) 1
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 1
Engelbrecht, H. C. (Helmuth Carol), 1895-1939 1
Federal Correctional Institution (Danbury, Conn.) 1
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966 1
Frantz, Charles 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
Friends Coordinating Committee on Peace (U.S.) 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Gara, Larry 1
Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940 1
Grant, Donald, 1889- 1
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