File Hist.Mss. - Jesse B. Martin photograph albums

Clearing a road to the camp Huts where the boys live The married men at Langford Building the staff office at Langford Building the camp The boys at Langford Ben Veer in Robertson Valley The married men at Seymour camp Leaving Seymour camp for a day's work Kitchen staff at the Seymour camp Cabins at the Seymour Camp Cabins at the Seymour camp Trail building on the mountain Kitchen at the Seymour camp Boys at Seymour Camp
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CA MAO Hist.Mss.


Jesse B. Martin photograph albums


  • [between 1941 and 1944] (Creation)

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4 albums (ca. 150 photographs)

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Martin was a pastor, bishop, Mennonite Conference of Ontario and Mennonite Church representative on issues of peace and conscientious objection. He chaired the CHPC's Military Problems Committee, and provided itinerant pastoral support to Alternative Service workers during the Second World War.

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Albums were donated to the Mennonite Archives of Ontario by Naomi Martin in 1975

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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. at the Mennonite Archives of Ontario.

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Jesse B. Martin fonds, Hist.Mss.1.34, Mennonite Archives of Ontario

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