431 results found for: subject:"Conscientious objectors"

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1943 May 22

The Bulletin vol. 1, no. 22

West Campton (N.H.) - From a collection of newsletters issued at Civilian Public Service camps for war resisters and conscientious objectors during the Second World War.

Civilian Public Service Camp Newsletter Collection

1943 Apr. 17

The Bulletin vol. 1, no. 18

West Campton (N.H.) - From a collection of newsletters issued at Civilian Public Service camps for war resisters and conscientious objectors during the Second World War.

Civilian Public Service Camp Newsletter Collection

1943 May 29

The Bulletin vol. 1, no. 23

West Campton (N.H.) - From a collection of newsletters issued at Civilian Public Service camps for war resisters and conscientious objectors during the Second World War.

Civilian Public Service Camp Newsletter Collection

1945 June 4

Carter, Robert L., 1917-2012

Letter from Robert L. Carter to Caleb Foote

New York (N.Y.) - Thinking Caleb though he has not written in a long time; has just run into Caleb's old mentor A. J. Muste at a conference. Has often thought through war and persecution of the commitment to pacifism he saw in Foote and Russ Freeman, "to the point of wishing that we had met sooner as that I might have been a bit longer exposed to your beliefs and philosophy.... pacifism ... more

Caleb Foote Papers

1944 May 20

Foote, Caleb, 1917-2006

Letter from Caleb Foote to A. J. Muste

San Francisco (Calif.) - Report on activities: spoke at Stanford on the Japanese situation, but his opponent did not appear. CORE is now concentrating on restrictive covenants. News of COs; Allen Barr is surprised to find more pacifist feeling than he had expected. "Storm warnings flying: Japanese Americans will probably return to west Coast, yet from 4000 to 6000 Negroes are now living in hous... more

Caleb Foote Papers

1944 May 9

Muste, A. J. (Abraham John), 1885-1967

Letter from A. J. Muste to Caleb Foote

New York (N.Y.) - Regrets Caleb cannot come to the FOR Council meeting. Discussion of the situation at the Lapine Civilian Public Service Camp: assignment of jobs to radicals; physical sabotage. Men at Lewisburg: "The spirit of bitterness will not produce the fruits of truth any more than it will produce the fruits of peace." Conscription and trying to make it work; super-cooperators, non-cooperators. W... more

Caleb Foote Papers

1941 Aug. 17

Foote, Caleb, 1917-2006

Letter from Caleb Foote to Russ Freeman

Deering (N.H.) - Visited the Muste family. The last week was the busiest of his life, organizing the Deering Senior High Conference of the Congregational Church for the Fellowship of Reconciliation: news of the conference "Young Christians Face Militarism," peace play and mock trial of a CO. CPS: "if Royalston is typical I honestly think I'd rather go to jail. If you are going to be co... more

Caleb Foote Papers

1945 Feb. 15

Foote, Caleb, 1917-2006.

Circular letter from Caleb Foote

San Francisco (Calif.) - Recently welcomed his landlord, Dave Tatsuno, back from three years internment. He expected the worst: "A Christian missionary had written him that the Negroes had taken over everything and: 'Next door is a noisy saloon or night club. At night you dare not go out on the street for fear you will be robbed or killed, etc.'" Difficulties on return finding housing, employme... more

Caleb Foote Papers

1944 Apr. 4

Foote, Caleb, 1917-2006

Letter from Caleb Foote to A. J. Muste

San Francisco (Calif.) - Typical incident connected to his work in San Francisco: by-stander attempts to assist in conflict between a colored sailor and four policemen after he was seen talking to a white woman (who may actually have been a "very light Negro"). CORE delegation speaks to Capt. O'Brien about the incident and are told the police are instructed "that all races are the same, that th... more

Caleb Foote Papers

1941 July 31

Foote, Caleb, 1917-2006

Letter from Caleb Foote to Russ Freeman

Southwest Harbor (Me.) - Russ made an impression on the people at Pendle Hill, though his stay was too brief. William Bacon Evans. Mock court for COs at Pendle Hill. Received a long letter from Carter, who says he has converted to a total pacifist.

Caleb Foote Papers