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Indianapolis Draft Project letter 1969/05/12

Indianapolis Draft Project creator (Author).
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1597 (Text) 1597001-1065448 Manuscripts Available -

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/03/31 by Nikki Stoddard Scofield. EAD finding aid created 2016/03/31 by Nikki Stoddard Scofield. EAD finding aid revised 2016/05/10 by Brittany Kropf.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection contains a two-page, typed letter written by JoAnn Costello of the Indianapolis Draft Project in Indianapolis, Indiana to Mr. and Mrs. Miller on May 12, 1969, regarding the purpose of the organization and requesting financial aid to support their current staff and add three more during the summer of 1969.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Indianapolis Draft Project letter, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data: The Indianapolis Draft Project was located at 222 East 16th Street in Indianapolis, Indiana and was part of the peace movement during the Vietnam War. It offered draft counseling service, with counseling centers in multiple college communities, and education concerning inequality in the war and the draft through "leafleting," demonstrations and the media. Their efforts caught the attention of Staughton Lynd and David Dellinger, two prominent American pacifists and social justice activists, as well as the local police. The organization also provided aid to young men resisting the draft or filing for conscientious objector status. Sources:Items in the collection.IUPUI. Indianapolis Draft Project flyer. "Religious and American Community Curriculum Guide: 1960-Present: Indianapolis." Accessed May 10, 2016.
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004.
Lynd, Staughton.
Conscientious objectors.
Draft > United States.
Political activists.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Protest movements.
Indianapolis (Ind.)
Genre: Correspondence

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