File Hist.Mss.1.324/9 - Alma and Lewis Reesor photographs

Montreal River camp quartet Montreal River camp quartet Group of Alternative Service workers with dog Three men at Montreal River Men from Mennonite Conference of Ontario at Montreal River Boy with camp dogs pulling a sled Gordon Smith and Lewis Reesor Norm Drudge in his bunk Albert Drudge and Lewis Reesor with axes Alternative Service workers outside a tent at Montreal River Camp cooks Bert Brydges and John A. Strapping on skates at Montreal River Alternative Service workers at Montreal River Alternative Service workers with horse teams Lewis Reesor with horse team
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CA MAO Hist.Mss.1.324/9


Alma and Lewis Reesor photographs


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Reesor was a member of Wideman Mennonite Church, and a conscientious objector during the Second World War, serving at Montreal River from November 1941 to March 1942 . He later married, had five children, and farmed near Markham, Ontario.

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Donated to the Archives in 2016 and 2020 by Martha Schatti, Marvin Reesor, Harold Reesor and Marylou deBruyn

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This file consists of photographs from Lewis Reesor's time at the Montreal River Alternative Service Work Camp in northern Ontario. Reesor was in Group 4, which served from 25 Nov 1941-24 Mar 1942. This group overlapped with Group 5, which served from 9 Dec 1941-11 Jul 1942.

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Lewis and Alma (Fretz) Reesor fonds. Mennonite Archives of Ontario, Hist.Mss.1.324.

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