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Scattergood Journal — Conscientious Objector Letters

First I’d like to share what my Friend Evalyn Kellum, of North Meadow Circle of Friends, where I attended when I was living in Indianapolis, wrote about An Epistle to Friends Concerning Military Conscription: Thank you for sending your struggle with conscription. … Continue reading

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Scattergood Journal – Epistle to Friends Concerning Military Conscription

I’ve been sharing entries from my journal from my Senior year at Scattergood Friends School, which was the time I was struggling with what to do as I faced my 18th birthday on November 21, 1969, when every male was … Continue reading

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Scattergood Journal – Draft Conference and Draft Registration

The previous blog post has some discussion about preparing for the draft conference that was held at Scattergood November 15, 1969, as part of the Moratorium Against the Vietnam War.  Following are more journal entries from that time. November 8, … Continue reading

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Scattergood Journal – Beginning to plan next Moratorium Day

The last post from my journal from my Scattergood days was about the Peace Walk the School did as part of the Vietnam War Moratorium Days, October 15, 1969.  The plan was to have another Moratorium Day November 15. Journal, … Continue reading

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Scattergood Journal, Peace Walk 1969

I think the reason these past times have captured my interest now is I wonder how(desperately wish) we can create something like those antiwar and civil rights movements today. October 11, 1969  School Committee Day From the school committee minutes: … Continue reading

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Scattergood Journal 1969

Reading Chris Matthew’s new book, Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit, I am remembering that tumultuous time in my life, and in our country. I had begun to write in a journal at the beginning of my Senior year, 1969, at … Continue reading

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Journal–Job Hunting

Journal 7/8/1971 Job hunting has been trying for me. You realize how inadequate you are. There have been ups and downs. A letter from and interview at St. Vincent’s hospital the first day had my hopes up. But the job … Continue reading

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Journal–5/29/1971

Journal 5/29/1971 Yesterday we saw the film “A Time for Burning” about race relations and the church in Omaha. The minister wanted an interchange of couples in their homes, between his Lutheran Church and the black Lutheran Church in Omaha. … Continue reading

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Journal – Young Friends of North America 1971

Journal 5/2/1971 Young Friends of North American Conference on Outreach, Muncie, Indiana, 4/30/1971 – 5/2/1971 It was good to see Virginia, Wilson, my physics teacher from Scattergood. Glad she was interested in learning some more about computers. I taught her … Continue reading

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Journal–Friends Volunteer Service Mission

Journal 2/19/1971 I’m going to Indianapolis tomorrow to find out more about the Friends United Meeting’s Volunteer Service Mission project. (Note:  The year before, my Senior year at Scattergood Friends School, Al Inglis visited to talk about a new Friends … Continue reading

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