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Scan courtesy Mennonite Church USA Archives-Goshen IX-13-2-2

The Howard (Rhode Island) Civilian Public Service Unit No. 85, attached to the Rhode Island State Hospital for Mental Diseases, under Mennonite Central Committee direction, was established in February 1943 and closed in October 1946. Directors were in order Earl Heisey, Warren Leatherman, Willard Hunsberger, and Ernest Goertz. A special feature of this unit was the Relief Training unit January 1944-February 1945. A report in book form (The Seagull) was published by the unit.

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Gingerich, Melvin. Service for peace: a history of Mennonite Civilian Public Service. Akron, Pa.: Mennonite Central Committee, 1949: 228 f.


Author(s) Harold S Bender
Date Published 1956


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Bender, Harold S. "Civilian Public Service Unit (Howard, Rhode Island, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 21 Aug 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Civilian_Public_Service_Unit_(Howard,_Rhode_Island,_USA)&oldid=104846.

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Bender, Harold S. (1956). Civilian Public Service Unit (Howard, Rhode Island, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 August 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Civilian_Public_Service_Unit_(Howard,_Rhode_Island,_USA)&oldid=104846.




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