🔥🔥 Draft Board Raids 🔥🔥

Data and visualizations from draft board raids compiled from a variety of sources.

Raid frequency
Participants per action
Raid locations
Title Date Location Result
Big Lake One February 24, 1966 Elk River, Minnesota draft records destroyed
Baltimore Four October 27, 1967 Baltimore, Maryland 600 draft records destroyed
Catonsville Nine May 17, 1968 Catonsville, Maryland 378 draft records destroyed
Milwaukee 14 September 24, 1968 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 10,000 draft records destroyed
D.C. 9 March 22, 1969 Washington, District of Columbia unknown
Pasadena 3 May 20, 1969 Pasadena, California 600 draft records destroyed
Silver Spring 3 May 21, 1969 Silver Spring, Maryland 200,000 draft records destroyed
equipment destroyed
Chicago 15 May 25, 1969 Chicago, Illinois 40,000 draft records destroyed
Women Against Daddy Warbucks July 2, 1969 New York, New York 6,500 draft records destroyed
cross reference files destroyed
1-A key on typewriters removed
New York 8 August 2, 1969 Bronx, New York 75,000 draft records destroyed
New York 8 August 15, 1969 Jamaica, New York 5,000 draft records destroyed
Beaver 55 November 1, 1969 Indianapolis, Indiana records of 44 draft boards destroyed
D.C. 541/2 November 2, 1969 Washington, District of Columbia files of corporation destroyed
Beaver 55 November 7, 1969 Midland, Michigan magnetic tapes erased
Beaver 55 February 28, 1970 St. Paul, Minnesota 10,000 draft records destroyed
equipment destroyed
Minnesota 8 July 10, 1970 Alexandria, Minnesota FBI ambush
Flower City Conspiracy September 6, 1970 Rochester, New York draft records destroyed
FBI records destroyed
US Attorney's records destroyed
Buffalo 5 August 21, 1971 Buffalo, New York draft records destroyed
Camden 28 August 22, 1971 Camden, New Jersey unknown
New and Improved East Coast Conspiracy to Save Lives October 28, 1971 Geneseo, New York 700 draft records destroyed
Silver Spring 3 January 21, 1969 Silver Spring, Maryland draft records destroyed
Cleveland 2 October 1, 1969 Akron, Ohio draft records destroyed
East Coast Conspiracy to Save Lives February 6, 1970 Philadelphia, PA draft records destroyed
East Coast Conspiracy to Save Lives February 7, 1970 Washington, DC General Electric records destroyed
Boston 2 June 4, 1968 Boston, Massachusetts several hundred draft records destroyed
Media raid March 8, 1971 Media, Pennsylvania 1,000 classified documents stolen and published

Data

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Gay Street","city":"Baltimore","state":"Maryland","latitude":39.288333,"longitude":-76.609444},"results":["600 draft records destroyed"],"participants":{"number":4,"names":["Eberhardt, David","Mengel, James","Lewis, Tom","Berrigan, Philip"]}},{"date":"1968-05-17T04:00:00.000Z","title":"Catonsville Nine","location":{"name":"Selective Service Board","address":"1010 Frederick Road","city":"Catonsville","state":"Maryland","latitude":39.270695,"longitude":-76.739117},"results":["378 draft records destroyed"],"participants":{"number":9,"names":["Lewis, Tom","Berrigan, Philip","Berrigan, Daniel","Melville, Tom","Melville, Margarita","Moylan, Mary","Mische, George","Darst, David","Hogan, Tom"]}},{"date":"1968-09-24T04:00:00.000Z","title":"Milwaukee 14","location":{"name":"Selective Service Board","address":"","city":"Milwaukee","state":"Wisconsin","latitude":43.0389,"longitude":-87.9065},"results":["10,000 draft records destroyed"],"participants":{"number":14,"names":["Gardner, Jerry","Graf, Bob","Forest, Jim","Rosebaugh, Larry","O'Leary, Basil","Higgenbotham, John","Cotton, Donald","Harney, James","Janicke, Alfred","Ogile, Fred","Cullen, Michael","Mullaney, Tony","Cunnane, Robert","Marvy, Doug"]}},{"date":"1969-03-22T05:00:00.000Z","title":"D.C. 9","location":{"name":"Dow Chemical offices","address":"1030 15th Street, N.W.","city":"Washington","state":"District of Columbia","latitude":38.9034383,"longitude":-77.0394146},"results":["unknown"],"participants":{"number":9,"names":["Begin, Robert","Malone, JoAnn","Melville, Arthur","O'Rourke, Joseph","Moloney, Dennis","Slaski, Michael","Dougherty, Michael","Melville, Catherine","Meyer, Bernie"]}},{"date":"1969-05-20T04:00:00.000Z","title":"Pasadena 3","location":{"name":"Selective Service Board","address":"","city":"Pasadena","state":"California","latitude":34.1478,"longitude":-118.1445},"results":["600 draft records destroyed"],"participants":{"number":3,"names":[]}},{"date":"1969-05-21T04:00:00.000Z","title":"Silver Spring 3","location":{"name":"Selective Service Board","address":"","city":"Silver Spring","state":"Maryland","latitude":38.9907,"longitude":-77.0261},"results":["200,000 draft records destroyed","equipment destroyed"],"participants":{"number":3,"names":["Bayless, Les","Bayless, John","Bransome, Michael"]}},{"date":"1969-05-25T04:00:00.000Z","title":"Chicago 15","location":{"name":"Selective Service Board","address":"","city":"Chicago","state":"Illinois","latitude":41.8781,"longitude":-87.6298},"results":["40,000 draft records destroyed"],"participants":{"number":15,"names":["Quint, Linda","Phillips, John","Berrigan, Philip","Mulligan, Joe","unidentified actors"]}},{"date":"1969-07-02T04:00:00.000Z","title":"Women Against Daddy Warbucks","location":{"name":"Selective Service Board","address":"","city":"New York","state":"New York","latitude":40.7128,"longitude":-74.006},"results":["6,500 draft records destroyed","cross reference files destroyed","1-A key on typewriters removed"],"participants":{"number":7,"names":["Geddes, Maggie","Czarnik, Kathy","Boskey, Jill","Green, Valentine","Kennedy, Pat","Forest Orell, Linda","Webster, Barbara"]}},{"date":"1969-08-02T04:00:00.000Z","title":"New York 8","location":{"name":"Selective Service Board","address":"","city":"Bronx","state":"New York","latitude":40.8448,"longitude":-73.8648},"results":["75,000 draft records destroyed"],"participants":{"number":8,"names":[]}},{"date":"1969-08-15T04:00:00.000Z","title":"New York 8","location":{"name":"Selective Service Board","address":"","city":"Jamaica","state":"New York","latitude":40.699783,"longitude":-73.786026},"results":["5,000 draft records destroyed"],"participants":{"number":8,"names":[]}},{"date":"1969-11-01T05:00:00.000Z","title":"Beaver 55","location":{"name":"","address":"","city":"Indianapolis","state":"Indiana","latitude":39.7684,"longitude":-86.1581},"results":["records of 44 draft boards destroyed"],"participants":{"number":8,"names":[]}},{"date":"1969-11-02T05:00:00.000Z","title":"D.C. 541/2","location":{"name":"Dow Chemical offices","address":"1030 15th Street, N.W.","city":"Washington","state":"District of Columbia","latitude":38.9034383,"longitude":-77.0394146},"results":["files of corporation destroyed"],"participants":{"number":1,"names":[]}},{"date":"1969-11-07T05:00:00.000Z","title":"Beaver 55","location":{"name":"","address":"","city":"Midland","state":"Michigan","latitude":null,"longitude":null},"results":["magnetic tapes erased"],"participants":{"number":8,"names":[]}},{"date":"1970-02-28T05:00:00.000Z","title":"Beaver 55","location":{"name":"","address":"","city":"St. Paul","state":"Minnesota","latitude":43.6156,"longitude":-84.2472},"results":["10,000 draft records destroyed","equipment destroyed"],"participants":{"number":8,"names":[]}},{"date":"1970-07-10T04:00:00.000Z","title":"Minnesota 8","location":{"name":"","address":"","city":"Alexandria","state":"Minnesota","latitude":45.8848,"longitude":-95.3777},"results":["FBI ambush"],"participants":{"number":8,"names":["Beneke, Brad","Kroncke, Frank","Olson, Don","Simmons, Pete","Tilton, Bill","Therriault, Mike","Turchick, Chuck","Ulen, Cliff"]}},{"date":"1970-09-06T04:00:00.000Z","title":"Flower City Conspiracy","location":{"name":"","address":"","city":"Rochester","state":"New York","latitude":43.1566,"longitude":-77.6088},"results":["draft records destroyed","FBI records destroyed","US Attorney's records destroyed"],"participants":{"number":8,"names":["Glick, Ted","Gilchrist, Joe","Squire, DeCourcy","Bonekemper, Wayse","Williams, Suzi","Nicholson, Joan","Meyerding, Jane","Callahan, Frank"]}},{"date":"1971-08-21T04:00:00.000Z","title":"Buffalo 5","location":{"name":"Selective Service Board","address":"","city":"Buffalo","state":"New York","latitude":42.8864,"longitude":-78.8784},"results":["draft records destroyed"],"participants":{"number":5,"names":[]}},{"date":"1971-08-22T04:00:00.000Z","title":"Camden 28","location":{"name":"Selective Service Board","address":"","city":"Camden","state":"New Jersey","latitude":39.9259,"longitude":-75.1196},"results":["unknown"],"participants":{"number":28,"names":["Abdoo, Jayma","Anderson, William","Billman, Milo","Buckalew, Terry","Couming, Paul","Dixon, Eugene","Doyle, Michael","Dunham, Anne","Fordi, Peter","Forsyth, Keith","Giocondo, Michael","Good, Robert","Grady, John","Innes, Margaret","Madden, Francis Mel","Moccia, Lianne","Musi, Barry","Murphy, Edward","Pommersheim, Frank","Reilly, Joan","Reilly, Rosemary","Ricci, Anita","Ridolfi, Kathleen","Shemeley, Martha","Swinglish, John","Tosi, Sarah","Williamson, Robert"]}},{"date":"1971-10-28T04:00:00.000Z","title":"New and Improved East Coast Conspiracy to Save Lives","location":{"name":"Selective Service Board","address":"","city":"Geneseo","state":"New York","latitude":42.7959,"longitude":-77.8169},"results":["700 draft records destroyed"],"participants":{"number":11,"names":[]}},{"date":"1969-01-21T05:00:00.000Z","title":"Silver Spring 3","location":{"name":"Selective Service Board","address":"","city":"Silver Spring","state":"Maryland","latitude":38.9907,"longitude":-77.0261},"results":["draft records destroyed"],"participants":{"number":3,"names":[]}},{"date":"1969-10-01T04:00:00.000Z","title":"Cleveland 2","location":{"name":"Selective Service Board","address":"","city":"Akron","state":"Ohio","latitude":41.0814,"longitude":-81.519},"results":["draft records destroyed"],"participants":{"number":2,"names":[]}},{"date":"1970-02-06T04:00:00.000Z","title":"East Coast Conspiracy to Save Lives","location":{"name":"Selective Service Board","address":"","city":"Philadelphia","state":"PA","latitude":39.9526,"longitude":-75.1652},"results":["draft records destroyed"],"participants":{"number":11,"names":["Wenderoth, Joe","Panella, Mike","Linden, Phillip","Lacey, Charlotte","Glick, Ted","Fordi, Peter","Finnegan, John","Davis, Susan","Cordes, Susan","Bedwell, Richard","Assero, Nancy"]}},{"date":"1970-02-07T04:00:00.000Z","title":"East Coast Conspiracy to Save Lives","location":{"name":"General Electric offices","address":"","city":"Washington","state":"DC","latitude":38.9072,"longitude":-77.0369},"results":["General Electric records destroyed"],"participants":{"number":11,"names":["Wenderoth, Joe","Panella, Mike","Linden, Phillip","Lacey, Charlotte","Glick, Ted","Fordi, Peter","Finnegan, John","Davis, Susan","Cordes, Susan","Bedwell, Richard","Assero, Nancy"]}},{"date":"1968-06-04T04:00:00.000Z","title":"Boston 2","location":{"name":"Selective Service Board","address":"","city":"Boston","state":"Massachusetts","latitude":42.3601,"longitude":-71.0589},"results":["several hundred draft records destroyed"],"participants":{"number":2,"names":["Williams, Suzi","Femia, Frank"]}},{"date":"1971-03-08T04:00:00.000Z","title":"Media raid","location":{"name":"FBI office","address":"1 Veterans Square","city":"Media","state":"Pennsylvania","latitude":39.919069,"longitude":-75.391644},"results":["1,000 classified documents stolen and published"],"participants":{"number":8,"names":["Forsyth, Keith","Raines, Bonnie","Raines, John","Williamson, Robert","Davidon, William","Feingold, Judi","Smith, Susan","Durst, Ron"]}}]