• Houser, Henry - Interview and Memoir

    Houser, Henry b. 1924

    Houser, conscientious objector during WWII, discusses pacifism, his decision to resist the draft, performing alternate service during the war, racial issues, teaching experiences at an African America…

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  • Dallas, Meredith and Dallas, Willa - Interview and Memoir

    Dallas, Meredith b. 1916 and Willa Dallas

    Meredith Dallas, jailed Union Seminary WWII conscientious objector, discusses pacifism, his formative experiences, fellow conscientious objectors, his imprisonment in 1940 with eight other Union Semin…

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  • Houser, George - Interview and Memoir

    Houser, George b. 1916

    Houser, one of eight Union Seminary students jailed for resisting the draft during WWII, discusses pacifism, peace efforts during WWII, his decision not to register for the draft, and the consequences…

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  • Burgess, David - Interview and Memoir

    Burgess, David b. 1917

    Burgess, Union Seminary WWII conscientious objector, discusses his experiences at Union Seminary as a student and conscientious objector to WWII, involvement with student peace groups, the migrant min…

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  • Jack, Homer A. - Interview and Memoir

    Jack, Homer A. (1916-1993)

    Jack, a Unitarian Minister, discusses the use of non-violent means to bring about social change. He recalls WWII conscientious objectors from Union Seminary and discusses pacifism, the peace movement…

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  • Stone, Ralph - Interview and Memoir

    Stone, Ralph b. 1934

    Ralph Stone, professor of history at Sangamon State University, discusses his involvement in student activism, civil rights and anti-war movements, and his involvement in teaching innovative and radic…

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  • Dellinger, David - Interview and Memoir

    Dellinger, David b. 1915

    Dellinger, one of eight Union Seminary students jailed for refusing to register for the draft during WWII, discusses the events and people who have influenced his pacifism, his decision not to registe…

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  • Rice, Michael - Interview and Memoir

    Rice, Michael b. 1930

    Rice, physics teacher and lawyer, discusses early life in Germany, family, schooling in Holland, emigration from Germany during WWII, living in America, his Jewish heritage, family members who remaine…

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  • Hagler, Dave - Interview and Memoir

    Hagler, Dave b. 1951

    Hagler, an Illinois State University student during the 1960's, discusses student activism, student reaction to events in Vietnam, Vietnam protest movement, communism, protest music, and the Civil Rig…

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  • Jackson, Walter - Interview and Memoir

    Jackson, Walter b. 1916

    Jackson, former Union Seminary student and Congregational minister, discusses pacifism, classmates who were conscientious objectors during WWII, his participation in alternative service during the war…

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  • Benedict, Ann - Interview and Memoir

    Benedict, Ann b. 1922

    Ann Benedict, wife of Donald Benedict, discusses the development of her personal ideology; teaching experiences; family background; views on feminism, civil rights, and social issues; sexist attitudes…

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  • Golden, Larry - Interview and Memoir

    Golden, Larry b. 1944

    Golden, professor of Political Studies at Sangamon State University, discusses his family background, Jewish religion and anti-semitism, his education at the University of New Hampshire, and the devel…

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