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Civilian Public Service Unit No. 151 in Roseburg, Oregon was authorized by Selective Service in December 1945, the last camp approved by this agency. Under Mennonite Central Committee administration, a unit of twenty-four men arrived in Roseburg in January 1946. The men worked in the Roseburg United States Veterans' Hospital, serving the mental patients in this institution, until the close of the unit in December 1946.


Gingerich, Melvin. Service for Peace. Akron, Pennsylvania, 1949: 274.

Author(s) Melvin Gingerich
Date Published 1959

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Gingerich, Melvin. "Civilian Public Service Unit (Roseburg, Oregon, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 24 May 2017.,_Oregon,_USA)&oldid=84693.

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Gingerich, Melvin. (1959). Civilian Public Service Unit (Roseburg, Oregon, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 May 2017, from,_Oregon,_USA)&oldid=84693.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 358. All rights reserved.

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