Warner Shippee to Edward E. Nicholson Requesting that He be Excused from Required Drill as a Conscientious Objection

Warner Shippee was a student activist in the anti-drill movement and a committed pacifist. He was also a member of the Jacobin fraternity, which included students at the center of anti-drill and progressive activism. He sought to legitimize the right of a student to substitute physical education for drills as an act of conscience. He requested the right to substitute physical education for mandatory drills.

CreatorWarner ShippeeSourceUniversity of Minnesota Archives, DOS Box 12, President 1925-1935, November 14, 1933RightsImage is available courtesy the University of Minnesota Archives. For additional information about the use or re-use of this image please contact the University of Minnesota Archives at www.lib.umn.edu/uarchives.CoverageUniversity of MinnesotaTime Period1930s