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Livermore, California was the location of Mennonite Civilian Public Service (CPS) unit No. 150, which served in the United States Veterans' Hospital at that place, an institution for tubercular patients. On 1 December 1945 a total of 117 CPS men arrived at the hospital, but the number declined in the following months because of transfers and demobilization. The unit was closed in December 1946.

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Gingerich, Melvin. Service for Peace: A History of Mennonite Civilian Public Service. Akron, PA: Mennonite Central Committee, 1949: 273 f.

Author(s) Melvin Gingerich
Date Published 1956

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Gingerich, Melvin. "Civilian Public Service Unit (Livermore, California, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 27 May 2017.,_California,_USA)&oldid=79640.

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Gingerich, Melvin. (1956). Civilian Public Service Unit (Livermore, California, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 May 2017, from,_California,_USA)&oldid=79640.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 378. All rights reserved.

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