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Stanley Murphy Collected Papers


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

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Stanley Murphy; conscientious objector to war; received conscientious objector status in World War II and served at Civilian Public Service Camp in Coshocton, Ohio; Murphy walked out of the camp and was imprisoned; he and Lou Taylor (also called Louis Krawcyzk) maintained a hunger strike for 21 days, and were forcibly fed; they were then sent to Springfield [Psychiatric Hospital?] and endured brutal treatment.

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