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Allentown State Hospital was the location of a Mennonite Civilian Public Service mental hospital unit from November 1943 to May 1946. The original group of men were transferred from Camp Downey in Idaho. At least 37 men served in the unit during its 2.5 years.

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"CPS Unit Number 110-01." The Civilian Public Service Story. Web 11 August 2015.

Author(s) Melvin Gingerich
Date Published 1955

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Gingerich, Melvin. "Allentown State Hospital (Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1955. Web. 30 Nov 2015.,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=132597.

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Gingerich, Melvin. (1955). Allentown State Hospital (Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 November 2015, from,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=132597.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 57. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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