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Milwaukee 14 Collected Records


Held at: Swarthmore College Peace Collection [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore 19081-1399

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Milwaukee 14; fourteen resisters to the Vietnam War who broke into the Selective Service Administration in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; they seized an estimated 10,000 draft records, soaked them with homemade naplm, and burned them in a park while conducting a religious service; several of those arrested were members of clergy. The Milwaukee 14 were: Father Robert Cunnane, Father James Harney, Father Anthony Mullaney, James H. Forest, Jerry Gardner, Bob Graf, Fred J. Ojile, Brother K. Basil O'Leary, Father Larry Rosebaugh, Don Cotton, Michael Cullen, Rev. Jon Higginbotham, Father Alfred Lawrence Janicke, Doug Marvy.

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