4 edition of Friends in Civilian Public Service found in the catalog.
by Pendle Hill Pubns
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||365|
The Civilian Public Service (CPS) was an alternative to military service made available to conscientious objectors during the Second World War. Differentiated from non-combatant military service, the Civilian Public Service was administered largely by a council of American peace churches such as the Quakers and Mennonites, with individual. The Society of Friends operated a Civilian Public Service Camp at Coshocton, while Mennonites supported similar camps at Marietta and Tiffin. These camps each usually held fewer than two hundred objectors, and despite having the opportunity to serve their country in a pacifist manner, many opponents to the United States' involvement in World.
In Refusing War, Affirming Peace, Jeffrey Kovac discusses the triumphs and challenges of one of the largest CPS camps, located in Oregon. The camp was noteworthy both in that it had the movie star Lew Ayres as one of its campers and also in that it twice The Civilian Public Service program was a creative solution for conscientious objectors /5. So, this book by Jeffrey Kovac, the first in-depth study to focus on just one particular Civilian Public Service (CPS) camp, deserves our attention and appreciation. Kovac, an ethicist of science at the University of Tennessee, has done thorough research, and he tells the tale in a clear, straightforward manner.5/5(4).
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: American Friends Service Committee. Friends Civilian Public Service. Philadelphia, Pa.: American Friends Service Committee, The Civilian Public Service (CPS) was a program of the United States government that provided conscientious objectors with an alternative to military service during World War tonea draftees, willing to serve their country in some capacity but unwilling to perform any type of military service, accepted assignments in work of national importance in.
Get this from a library. An introduction Friends in Civilian Public Service book Friends Civilian public service; the motivation, policies and structure of Friends Civilian public service.
[American Friends Service Committee. Civilian. Civilian Public Service (CPS) was set up to provide alternative service for conscientious objectors during World War II. It was operated primarily by the historic peace churches and the U.S. Selective Service, coordinated through the National Service Board for Religious Objectors.
The first of the collections, Friends in Civilian Public Service, emerged from a gathering of Civilian Public Service alumni and it is manifestly clear that the organizers did not embark on the project with the intention of publication.
From the point of view of the modern historian the book ought to be of vital importance. It consists of a. Friends in Civilian Public Service: Quaker Conscientious Objectors In World War II Look Back, And Look Ahead quantity Proceedings of a conference held in of alumni and their spouses of the Civilian Public Service camps which operated during WWII – an extraordinary witness for peace at a time of grave crisis.
The grounds at Pendle. the Friends is full of examples of selfless giving and the philosophy of social change, and this drive ultimately culminated in the establishment of an organizational branch devoted solely to worldwide service known as the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC).
As the founding Chairman of the. Recommended Citation. Mendlesohn, Farah () "Fager's "Friends in Civilian Public Service: Quaker Conscientious Objectors in World War II Look Back and Look Ahead" and Fager's "Friends and the Vietnam War; Papers and Presentations From a Gathering for Recollection, Reappraisal and Looking Ahead" - Book Review," Quaker Studies: Vol.
7: : Farah Mendlesohn. Friends Journal. Published by Friends Publishing Corporation, an independent Quaker c3 nonprofit organization Arch Street, Suite 2D Philadelphia, PA () () [email protected] Our federal tax ID is Alternative civilian service is a form of national service performed in lieu of conscription for various reasons, such as conscientious objection, inadequate health, or political reasons.
See "labour battalion" for examples of the latter case. Alternative service usually involves some kind of labor. Contents[show] Definition Alternative civilian service is service to a government made as a. Siceloff—Courtney Parker Siceloff, 92, on Januin Savannah, Ga. Courtney was born on January 4,in Bartlett, [ ].
The American Friends Service Committee was commissioned by the United Nations in to provide aid to Palestinian refugees in the Gaza strip. Gaza was home to a population of 80, inbut receivednew refugees as a result of. Alternative civilian service, also called alternative service, civilian service, non-military service, and substitute service, is a form of national service performed in lieu of military conscription for various reasons, such as conscientious objection, inadequate health, or political "labour battalion" for examples of the latter case.
Alternative service usually involves some. Digital Image from American Friends Service Committee: Civilian Public Service Records (DG), Swarthmore College Peace Collection, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania CPS Camp No.
34, subunit 1 Group Photo 2. As a military veteran I often find myself between two sets of friends, the ones I served with and those I didn’t. I try to explain to my civilian friends what makes the other different, but it’s difficult to explain. I found this floating around Face book among my friends who’ve I served with.
Although it’s meant to be humorous, I found all of it to be highly accurate as well. Civilian Gunfighter. likes 9 talking about this. Identifying the Best Training, Tools, and Tactics for the Armed Civilian!Followers: Civilian Public Service (CPS) participants take a break at CPS Camp No.
18, a Soil Conservation Service base camp located in a former Civilian Conservation Corps camp in Denison, Iowa. The camp, operated by MCC, opened in August and closed in September The men built concrete dams to arrest gully and other erosion.
MCC photo. Civilian Public Service, defined by Congress as non-military work “contributing to the national health, safety or interest,” required public understanding and support in two ways. First, the men classified IV-E by Selective Service were choosing to work but not fight for the U.S., so they suffered suspicion and animosity.
Civilian Public Service Camp #21 By Jeffrey Kovac Civilian Public Service Camp #21 opened in November at Wyeth, a few miles east of Cascade Locks in the Columbia River Gorge. It was the best known of the camps in the Civilian Public Service system, which the Selective Service established to provide “alternative service under.
I’ve mentioned before that a book I read in — How to Make It in Hollywood — made quite an impact on me, prior to my move to Los Angeles. In it, author Linda Buzzell mentions the importance of having friends outside the industry. Inas a columnist for Backstage, I covered a panel discussion put on by the Talent Managers Association and.
Civilian Public Service Camp #21 opened in November at Wyeth, a few miles east of Cascade Locks in the Columbia River Gorge. It was the best known of the camps in the Civilian Public Service system, which the Selective Service established to provide “alternative service under civilian direction” for conscientious objectors during World War II.American Friends Service Committee Title American Friends Service Committee: Civilian Public Service [or Prison Service Committee] Records Inclusive Dates Call Number DG Language of Materials Materials in English Extent feet (Civilian Public Service) and feet (Prison Service Committee) [records only] Abstract.The Irrigator was published by the Civilian Public Service Camp #94, operated by the American Friends Service Committee.
Concientious Objectors are assigned to the camp, they are working on the Bufford-Trenton Irigation Project.