Conscientious objection -- United States
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Contains the records of American Friends Service Committee, Committee on Rights of Conscience, 1955-1962, including minutes and other supporting documents. Persons represented include Faith Bissell, Miriam E. Brailey, Harrop Freeman, Frederick Fuges, Alan Howe, Mary Knowles, Patrick M. Malin, Roland Pennock, Sara Pickus, Harry B. Sprogell, Frederick B. Tolles, and John T. Watkins.
Includes letters, flyers, reports, reprints, and materials from local branches.
A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.
Collection includes typed and handwritten lists, clippings and notices about conscientious objectors that had been dismounted from a scrapbook compiled by Warren W. Hoover. Eight folders are arranged the home state of the conscientious objector; nine are arranged by the religious denomination supporting the COs; the remainder, about 2.5 linear feet, is arranged chronologically; includes conscientious objection to the Vietnam War; materials date from 1956 to 1970.
Includes documents about Kirby Page, Reinhold Niebuhr, Sherwood Eddy, the Fellowship for a Christian Social Order, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, the Christian Way, Keep America Out of War, the Emergency Peace Campaign, conscientious objection, the World Court, socialism, and pacifism.