- 1941-1943, 1946 (Creation)
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Name of creator
farmer, conscientious objector (Montreal River, Jul-Nov 1941; Seymour Mountain, Jun 1942-May or Jun 1943), businessman, telephone company administrator, secretary/treasurer of the Mennonite Aid Union
Album donated to the Archives after an interview with Schmidt conducted for the Alternative Service in World War II oral history project in 1975.
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The collection consists of photographs taken by Schmidt during his time in Alternative Service.
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Not all photographs in the collection have been scanned and described at the item level. Close variant photographs and scenic photographs have largely been omitted. Further accruals to this description related to Schmidt's life after 1946 have yet to be added. The collection in its entirety can be viewed at the Archives.