Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Northern California Service Board-Conscientious Objectors
Includes printed correspondence, minutes of meetings, memoranda, brochures; correspondents include Allen H. Barr and Robert F. Leavens.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940-1954
Overview The War Resisters League is a pacifist organization whose members are against all war. Witnessing the establishment of the War Resisters' International in Europe in 1921, and sensing a need for a similar organization in the United States, Dr. Jessie Wallace Hughan established the War Resisters League as an independent organization. The War Resisters League membership pledge, which has remained essentially unchanged since its inception, reads: "The War Resisters League affirms that war is a...