File Hist.Mss.22.1.3 - Wilson Hunsberger photograph album

Wilson Hunsberger Alternative Service workers building a road Koksilah Alternative Service Work Camp Filming of "The Commandos Strike at Dawn" Filming of "The Commandos Strike at Dawn" Filming of "The Commandos Strike at Dawn" Alternative Service workers cutting a Douglas Fir Filming of "The Commandos Strike at Dawn" Alternative Service workers building a road Alternative Service workers, staff and officials
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CA MAO Hist.Mss.22.1.3

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Wilson Hunsberger photograph album

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  • 1941-1944 (Creation)

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1 album (ca. 100 photographs)

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(1919-2008)

Biographical history

Trained as a teacher, Hunsberger was a conscientious objector during the Second World War. He served in Alternative Service at Montreal River (Jul-Nov 1941) and Koksilah (Jun 1942- Oct/Nov 1943). From Oct/Nov 1943 to Feb 1944, he was assigned to teach interned Japanese-Canadian children at a logging camp near Neys, Ontario.

Archival history

The album was donated to the Archives after an interview with Hunsberger conducted for the Alternative Service in World War II oral history project in 1974.

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

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Alternative Service in World War II oral history project by David Fransen, 1974-1975, Hist.Mss.22.1, Mennonite Archives of Ontario

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Not all photographs in the album have been scanned and described at the item level. Close variant photographs and scenic photographs have largely been omitted. The album in its entirety can be viewed at the Archives.

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