CA MAO Hist.Mss.22.1.3
Wilson Hunsberger photograph album
- 1941-1944 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
1 album (ca. 100 photographs)
Name of creator
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.
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.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The album consists of photographs taken or collected by Hunsberger during his time in Alternative Service.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
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.
Name access points
- Hunsberger, Wilson A. (Creator)