Subject File #1: Conscientious Objection/Objectors


Subject File #1: Conscientious Objection/Objectors

Collection Items

Letter May 4, 1919 to Senator Robert M. La Follette
letter giving details of the "Ft. Leavenworth Deluge"

Letter April 26, 1919 from Jacob Wortsmann to Folks
letter re: conditions at Ft. Leavenworth for C.O.s

Letter Undated to Evan Thomas from Howard Moore
letter re: being an orderly at camp/base hospital during flu epidemic

Letter April 25, 1919 from Howard Moore to Evan Thomas
letter re: deluge of water turned upon C.O.s at Ft. Leavenworth

Copy of smuggled communication
account of C.O.s at Ft. Leavenworth deluged by water

Fort Leavenworth Strike, The
account of strike by prisoners at Ft. Leavenworth

Letter January 1919 from Prisoners' General Committee (incomplete)
account of prisoner work strike and riot, possibly at Ft. Leavenworth

[Punishments for Prisoner Strike]
account of punitive measures put in place during/after prisoner strike (and riot?)

Letter Undated (from Bruno Grunzig?)
letter (incomplete) relating Department of Justice visit (to prison?) and other news related to C.O.s

Letter July 28, 1919 from Unknown
account of prisoner strike and repressive measures undertaken in response, at Ft. Leavenworth

Letter August 27, 1920 from Roger Baldwin, ACLU
letter calling attention to case of Benjamin Salmon, a C.O. put in St. Elizabeth's Hospital for the Insane by the War Department, after his hunger strike in prison
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