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Montreal River Alternative Service Work Camp (Montreal River Harbour, Ontario) World War, 1939-1945 - Conscientious objectors Only top-level descriptions
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Alternative Service cabin at Montreal River camp

  • CA MAO 2011-1 4
  • Item
  • 1987

Photo is of a log cabin on the grounds of the Twilight Resort in Montreal River Harbour, Ontario. The cabin housed Mennonite Alternative Service men during World War II. Carved into one of the logs are the names of Alternative Service workers Wil...

Ruth Fletcher

Cave at camp

  • CA MAO 2015-1-77
  • Item
  • [1942 or 1943]

Caption on back: "cave made at camp."

Sauder, Stanley

Clayton Burkholder photograph album

  • CA MAO Hist.Mss.22.1.9
  • File
  • 1941-1944

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

Burkholder, Clayton

Dining hall at Montreal River camp

  • CA MAO 2015-1-64
  • Item
  • [1942 or 1943]

The dining hall at Montreal River set for a meal, with kitchen staff

Sauder, Stanley

Dump boat for rock disposal

  • CA MAO 2015-1-71
  • Item
  • [1942 or 1943]

Alternative Service workers with a dump boat they made for disposing of rocks during road building work.

Sauder, Stanley

Dump boat for rock disposal

  • CA MAO 2015-1-70
  • Item
  • [1942 or 1943]

Alternative Service workers with a dump boat they made for disposing of rocks during road building work.

Sauder, Stanley

Ice bridge at Montreal River

  • CA MAO 2015-1-68
  • Item
  • [1942 or 1943]

Alternative Service workers explore an ice bridge at Montreal River near Lake Superior

Sauder, Stanley

Irvin Bender and Orval Yantzi

  • CA MAO 2015-1-74
  • Item
  • [1942 or 1943]

Alternative Service workers Irvin Bender (Baden, Ontario) and Orval Yantzi (New Hamburg, Ontario) with icicles. Date on back of photo is 1941, but they are on the list for the winter camp of 1942-1943.

Sauder, Stanley

Jesse B. Martin photograph albums

  • CA MAO Hist.Mss.1.34.2.2
  • File
  • [between 1941 and 1944]

Contains four photograph albums of Alternative Service camps. Photographs were taken or collected by Jesse B. Martin. A sample of photographs from these albums is described in the database. For the complete albums, see Hist.Mss.1.34.2.2 at the Men...

Martin, J.B. ( Jesse Bauman)

Joseph Vale photograph collection

  • CA MAO Hist.Mss.1.280
  • File
  • 1941-1997

Photographs taken and collected by Joseph Vale during his trip to Greece aboard the Plymouth Victory in 1947 with the "seagoing cowboys." Also, photographs taken and collected by Joseph Vale documenting subsequent reunions of the Plymout...

Vale, Joseph

Leaving for work

  • CA MAO 2015-1-73
  • Item
  • [1942 or 1943]

Alternative Service workers on a truck leaving camp for work

Sauder, Stanley

Moses Gerber with camp dog

  • CA MAO 2015-1-58
  • Item
  • [1942 or 1943]

Moses L. Gerber with the camp dog at Montreal River

Unknown

Outside the blacksmith shop at Montreal River

  • CA MAO 2015-1-66
  • Item
  • [1942 or 1943]

Stanley Sauder, Wayne Gingrich (Preston, Ontario), Elmon Lichti (Tavistock, Ontario) outside the blacksmith shop at Montreal River. Date on back of photograph is 1941, but these men are on the camp list for 1942-1943.

Unknown

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