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World War, 1939-1945 - Conscientious objectors Only top-level descriptions
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Allan J. Teichroew Papers

  • US BCMLA 00/MS.155
  • Collection
  • 1917-1950

Most of the papers are photocopies from the National Archives and Library of Congress related to Teichroew’s thesis or dissertation (never completed) about Mennonites in World War I. There is some later material also, World War 2 related.

Teichroew, Allan J.

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

Alternative service work camp at Lake Cowichan

  • CA MAO 1987-6 18
  • Item
  • [between 1942 and 1944]

Alternative service work camp at Lake Cowichan, British Columbia in 1943. This is a picture of some camp buildings.

Fretz, John L.

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

Conscientious objectors tearing up wooden ties

  • CA MAO 1987-6 19
  • Item
  • [between 1942 and 1944]

Conscientious objectors tearing up wooden ties from an old railroad bed to make way for a gravel road in British Columbia, ca. 1943.

Fretz, John L.

Cooks at Alternative Service work camp at Lake

  • CA MAO 1987-6 17
  • Item
  • [between 1942 and 1944]

Cooks at Alternative Service work camp at Lake Cowichan, British Columbia ca. 1943 L-R: --, --, Seranus Wideman, Elias Brubacher, --, --, Nyal Shantz

Fretz, John L.

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

Fred Cressman photograph album

  • CA MAO Hist.Mss.137.6
  • File
  • 1942-1943

The album contains photographs of Cressman's time as a conscientious objector in Alternative Service in British Columbia from 1942-1943. Although primarily based at the Goldstream (Langford) camp, Cressman and the other COs sometimes worked i...

Cressman, Fred

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