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1943

Marstaller, Lelia S.

Conscription of women

Essay opposing the proposal to draft women into military service: "See what our forefathers did when they brought slaves to work their farms -- a civil war, a divided nation, untold human suffering for generations of both white and colored, race problems far from solved. Conscription of women is just as potential as was the introduction of slave labor; and conscription ... more

Willis H. White Papers

1941

United States Selective Service System

Sample form 47: Special form for conscientious objectors

United States - Form for application as a conscientious objector, signed by Foote (see attachments).

Caleb Foote Papers

1941 Apr. 1

Foote, Caleb, 1917-2006

Letter from Caleb Foote to United States Selective Service Board 9 (Belmont, Mass.)

New York (N.Y.) - Has just received his questionnaire and cannot return by April 4; "As will be indicated in the questionnaire, I am conscientiously opposed to participation in war because of my religious beliefs, and I request a copy of the special form on which to give further evidence of my beliefs..." Also includes brief note citing time of receipt and remission.

Caleb Foote Papers

1941 Apr. 8

Foote, Caleb, 1917-2006

Additional material submitted with questionnaire of Caleb Foote

United States - Statement in application for status as a conscientious objector.

Caleb Foote Papers

1944

Foote, Caleb, 1917-2006

Peacetime conscription Do we want it here, too?

United States - Brochure on the prospect of peacetime draft.

Caleb Foote Papers

1944 Apr. 22

Foote, Caleb, 1917-2006

Letter from Caleb Foote to Hal Vaughan

San Francisco (Calif.) - Enclosing a manual on-draft procedure, a memo of probation for conscientious objectors, and part of a manuscript on prison experience (all not present). The main question for Vaughan is whether to show up at the induction station; recent legal cases have complicated matters.

Caleb Foote Papers

1944

Barr, Allen H.

Letter from Allen H. Barr to Caleb Foote

Camp Barkeley (Tex.) - Agrees with Foote's perspective on the wrongs of conscription. Does not regret his "army experiment," but finds "more latent pacifist feeling here than I'd expected. It is significant that the officers like me, make no attempt to change my views, state their respect of honest convictions..." Finds officers who believe his views are wrong now, but not always wrong. Trai... more

Caleb Foote Papers

1944 Dec. 26

Triest, Frank

Letter from Frank Triest to Caleb Foote

Los Angeles (Calif.) - The Southern California Committee to Oppose Peacetime Conscription is now functioning. Triest found it difficult to do much at the meeting since his approach differs so much from the rest. "Although it occurs to the liberal that a military conscription law doesn't cause war, yet I sometimes get the impression from listening to them that if only we influence our congress... more

Caleb Foote Papers

1944

Foote, Caleb, 1917-2006

Conscription in the raw

Mancos (Colo.) - Article published in CPS-GI, a publication by inmates at Civilian Public Service Camp in Mancos, Colo..

Caleb Foote Papers