Women against the Good War: Conscientious Objection and Gender on the American Home Front, 1941-1947

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Index
Addams, Jane, 4, 130
Agricultural production, 87-88, 156 (n. 16)
Air Corps, 6
Akron, Pa., 107
Alcatraz, 16
Alcohol, 37
Alexian Brothers Hospital, 84
America First Committee, 16
American Civil Liberties Union, 17
American Federation of Teachers, 32
American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), 5, 50; antecedents of Civilian Public Service, 13, 100, 149 (n. 13); CPS administration of, 19, 21, 23, 26, 40, 51, 79, 101; withdrawal from CPS, 27, 156 (n. 18); recruiting efforts, 72, 76-77; and war relief, 86, 98; and women's CPS, 104, 106-7; postwar activities of, 111, 119, 126, 156 (n. 8)
American Friends War Problems Committee, 17
American Home Baptist Mission Society, 23
American Legion, 5
American Nurses' Association, 74
American Red Cross, 1, 73, 74, 92
American Teacher, 32
AmeriCorps, 127
Amish, 2, 20, 26, 39, 63
Amnesty International, 137 (n. 1)
Anti-Semitism, 13
Army, U.S., 5, 72. See alsoMilitary service Army Specialized Training Program, 94
Association of Catholic Conscientious Objectors, 23, 156 (n. 18)
Attendant, The, 106
Austin-Wadsworth bill, 74, 102
Ayres, Lew, 35
Baldwin bill, 74
Baltimore, Md., 84
Barge, Elizabeth Shetler, 125
Belton, Mont., 47
Beltsville, Md., 53, 101
Bender, Harold S., 78
Bethel College ( Kans.), 7-8, 34, 94, 96, 112, 139 (n. 28)
Beyond War, 127
Big Flats, N.Y., 57, 117
Bilbo bill, 74
Birth control, 58
Bluffton College, 95, 96, 101
Bolton, Frances Payne, 75
Bolton Act, 75
Boulding, Elise, 3
Boyer, Paul, 14
Bragg, Betty, 54
Brethren. SeeChurch of the Brethren
Brethren Service Committee (BSC): CPS administration of, 19, 21, 26, 72, 79, 101; and war relief, 98; and women's CPS, 103-4, 107; postwar activities of, 111, 119, 126, 156 (n. 8)
Bridgewater College, 95
Brittain, Vera, 90
Brubaker, Naomi, 69
Bryn Mawr College, 95
Buck, Pearl S., 118
Bureau of Reclamation, 23
Burke-Wadsworth bill. SeeSelective Training and Service Act of 1940
Buttercup News, 110
Cadet Nurse Corps, 75-76
Calbeck, Margaret, 96, 97
Calder, Alice, 106
Camp Fire Girls, 32
Camp followers, 45-47
Camp Funston, 16
Carter Jimmy, 7
Cascade Locks, Ore., 40
Catholic Worker movement, 4
Catholic World, 24
Chafe, William, 3

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations and Tables ix
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • Abbreviations xiii
  • Introduction 1
  • 1 - The Conscripting of Civilians 11
  • 2 - Am I Worth Dying For? 29
  • 3 - No Girl Should Marry into This Kind of Life 44
  • 4 - Looking for a Few Good Women 69
  • 5 - Collegiate Women Pacifists 94
  • 6 - in the Aftermath of War 112
  • Conclusion 129
  • Appendix - Questionnaire on Women and Civilian Public Service 133
  • Notes 137
  • Bibliography 159
  • Index 175
  • Gender and American Culture 181
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