File Hist.Mss.22.1.9 - Clayton Burkholder photograph album

Montreal River Alternative Service Work Camp, 1941 Road work near Montreal River Alternative Service Work Camp, 1941 Kitchen staff at Montreal River Alternative Service Work Camp, 1941 Fishing near Montreal River Alternative Service Work Camp, 1941 Conscientious objectors working near Montreal River Alternative Service Work Camp, 1941 Montreal River Harbour (Ontario), 1941 Conference about Conscientious Objector Publication, The Beacon, 1943 Conscientious objectors working near Montreal River Alternative Service Work Camp, 1941 Unidentified Conscientious Objectors Fishing near Montreal River Alternative Service Work Camp, 1941
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CA MAO Hist.Mss.22.1.9

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Clayton Burkholder photograph album

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  • 1941-1944 (Creation)

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1 album (ca. 200 photographs)

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(1919-1988)

Biographical history

The son of Bishop Oscar Burkholder; he married Helen (Erb) on December 22, 1943. Burkholder was a conscientious objector during the Second World War. He did Alternative Service at Montreal River (Group 1, July-November 1941) and in British Columbia (June 1942-April 1944).

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Album donated to the Archives after an interview with Burkholder conducted for the Alternative Service in World War II oral history project in 1975.

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The album consists of photographs taken or collected by Burkholder during his time in Alternative Service.

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Alternative Service in World War II oral history project by David Fransen, 1974-1975, Hist.Mss.22.1, Mennonite Archives of Ontario

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Not all photographs in the album have been scanned and described at the item level. Close variant photographs and scenic photographs have largely been omitted. The album in its entirety can be viewed at the Archives.

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