Major Studies of CPS
Special Collections holds a number of books focused on individual CPS camps and subjects. These books are housed with the Pacifism Rare Book Collection. Some of the key works include:
- Peter Brock and Nigel Young, Pacifism in the Twentieth Century (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1999).
- Heather Frazer and John O'Sullivan, "We Have Just Begun to Not Fight: An Oral History of Conscientious Objectors in Civilian Public Service During World War II (New York: Twayne Publishers, 1996).
- Richard C. Anderson, Peace Was in Their Hearts: Conscientious Objectors in World War II (Scottsdale, Penn.: Herald Press, 1994).
- Cynthia Eller, Conscientious Objectors and the Second World War (New York: Praeger, 1991).
- Albert N. Keim, The CPS Story: An Illustrated History of Civilian Public Service (Intercourse, Pennsylvania: Good Books, 1990).
- Leslie Eisan, Pathways of Peace: A History of the Civilian Public Service Program Administered by the Brethren Service Committee (Elgin, Ill.: Brethren Publishing House, 1948).
- Jeffrey Kovac, Refusing War, Affirming Peace: A History of Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Cascade Locks (Corvallis, OR : Oregon State University Press, 2009).
- Steve McQuiddy, Here on the Edge:How a Small Group of World War II Conscientious Objectors Took Art and Peace from the Margins to the Mainstream(Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2013).