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image of The Lieutenant Has a Miracle: In which are disclosed the real facts about the Universal Military Training "experimental unit" at Fort Knox

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Washington DC: The National Council Against Conscription, 1948. Pamphlet. [8]p. including covers, wraps, 5.5x7.75 inches, illus., very good condition. The "experimental unit" at Fort Knox ran from January 1947 to July 1948 and was intended to show the benefits of Universal Military Training on young men in order to sell the public on the idea.
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Washington: National Council Against Conscription, 1953. Pamphlet. 60p., stapled wraps, 6x9 inches, illus. with cartoons, small rust stain on rear wrap, wraps lightly toned along edges else very good condition.
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Handbook for conscientious objectors tenth edition

by Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors; edited by Arlo Tatum

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1970
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Philadelphia: Committee, 1970. 100p., wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, offsetting to rear wrap else very good condition.
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image of You Pays Your Money and You Takes Your Choice: America must choose whether to pour futile billions into UMT or spend its money for genuine aid to peace

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Washington DC: National Council Against Conscription, 1948. Pamphlet. [8]p. including covers, wraps, 5.5x8 inches, very good condition. "So...You pays your money and you takes your choice...$5,000,000,000 for Universal Military Training, added suspicion and tension, a speeded up armaments race, and perhaps a world-destroying war or aid to Europe on a large scale and in a generous spirit...more help to… Read more
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Conscription After the War

by Freeman, Harrop A. and Ruth S. Freeman; illustrations by William Schuhle

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Published
1945
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New York: Fellowship Publications, 1945. Pamphlet. 63p., stapled wraps, 5.25x7.5 inches, very good condition. Forerunners Studybook No. 5. The Forerunners was the Fellowship of Reconciliation's youth group.
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image of WIN: Peace and Freedom Through Nonviolent Action; Volume 4, Number 15, September 1, 1968: Extra special sections on Peace & Freedom Party and Resistance

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New York: New York Workshop in Nonviolence / War Resisters League, 1968. Newsletter. 23p., stapled wraps, 8.5x11 inches, wraps lightly worn else very good condition. Articles on draft resistance, plans for protests at that year's Democratic National Convention in Chicago, and much more.
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image of Conscription and the war; a handbook of facts on how the draft works how it affects you, its relation to war and what can be done

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Washington, D.C.: American Peace Mobilization, 1940. Pamphlet. 15p., wraps, pencil date on front wrap else very good condition, 6x9.25 inches.
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image of Questions for Congressmen - 6. Isn't the so-called compulsory "Reserve" proposal just another attempt to fasten permanent, universal military service on the country regardless of whether or not there is danger of war

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Washington DC: The National Council Against Conscription, 1955. Pamphlet. Four-panel brochure, 3x4.5 inches, date penned on rear wrap else very good condition. The proposal was that "about 100,000 youth be permitted to volunteer for six months' military training, followed by 9 1/2 years of Reserve duty, as an alternative to conscription into regular service in the armed forces. … Read more
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Letter to a Parent About His Son

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1952
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Washington DC: The National Council Against Conscription, 1952. Pamphlet. Six-panel brochure, 3.25x5 inches, bottom edge toned else very good condition. Against Universal Military Training.
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Should 18-Year-Olds Be Soldiers? Yes Says the Army; No says Parents, Educators, Psychiatrists

by Bosley, Harold A., Elias Charry, Phillips P. Elliot, et al.

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1952
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Washington DC: The National Council Against Conscription, 1952. Pamphlet. Six-panel brochure, 3.75x8.5 inches, date penned on rear wrap else very good condition. Statement by a number of religious leaders and educators.
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Washington DC: The National Council Against Conscription, 1952. Pamphlet. Eight-panel brochure, 3.75x5 inches, date penned on rear wrap else very good condition.
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image of American Militarism Launches A New Campaign - Operation High School. Claiming to "Help Boys Prepare," New Films Really Start Military Indoctrination of Youth

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Washington DC: The National Council Against Conscription, 1955. Pamphlet. Six-panel brochure, 3.25x5 inches, very good condition.
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image of And Now It's Called - Universal Military Training and Service - but it still means a militarized America!

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Washington DC: The National Council Against Conscription, 1951. Pamphlet. EIght-panel brochure, 3.25x5 inches, very good condition.
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Coercion on the Campus

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1953
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Washington DC: The National Council Against Conscription, 1953. Pamphlet. Eight-panel brochure, 3.75x5 inches, date penned on rear wrap else very good condition. On the ROTC.
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Bus Stop - Alice's Restaurant Revisited

by Hanley, George

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1960
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Ann Arbor: Radical Education Project, 1960. Six-panel brochure, 4.75x8.5 inches, one edge sunned, small pen mark on front panel else very good condition. Story about passing out leaflets at in induction center with the Draft Resistance Union. Reprinted from the Madison, WI underground newspaper Connections.
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Cancel Out Conscription and Militarism

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Published
1955
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Washington DC: The National Council Against Conscription, 1955. Pamphlet. Six-panel brochure, 4x9 inches, bottom edge lightly silverfished, date penned on rear wrap, small strip of toning on rear wrap else good condition. List of the National Council's publications along with an order form.
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San Francisco: Mfg. by NG Slater, [198-]. 1.75 inch diameter pin depicting a personnel carrier over an outline map of El Salvador.
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image of Channeling (this is an unedited, official Selective Service System memorandum)

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[San Francisco?]: The Resistance, 1967. Pamphlet. [8p.], stapled wraps, 7x8.5 inches, very good condition. Cover image is a George Tooker swipe depicting young people in box-like cubicles. Per textual note, "'Channeling' was one of 10 documents in an 'orientation kit' but out July, 1965, by the SSS. It was withdrawn, perhaps because of the outrage it engendered." In highminded… Read more
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image of In an Atomic Age Can Security Be Found In Compulsory Military Training

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Philadelphia: Greater Philadelphia Committee Against Peacetime Conscription, 1945. Pamphlet. [6]p., stapled wraps, 6x8.75 inches, lightly toned, staples rusted else very good condition with stamp of the Fellowship of Reconciliation on front wrap. Errata slip laid in.
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image of The Harvard Fortnightly. Vol. 2 no. 2 (April 24, 1959)

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Cambridge, MA, 1959. 26p., staplebound wraps, corner crease. Libertarian/conservative student publication, with an editorial opposing the draft (and a response by Dennis L. White, one of the editors, stating his objection to the piece), an article asserting that libertarian idealism requires support for Tibet, a piece stating that conservatives don't necessarily oppose labor unions, etc. Most authors are identified… Read more
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