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"Hearing the Voices of the Former Greystone Hospital Community."  Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital Oral History Project. 2018. Web. 26 July 2018. http://www.greystoneoralhistory.com/. See interviews with Samuel Horst and Harold Lehman who served in this CPS unit.
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The Greystone Park (New Jersey) Civilian Public Service (CPS) Unit No. 77, under Mennonite Central Committee direction, established 19 January 1943 and closed August 1946, was attached to the New Jersey State Mental Hospital at Greystone Park, New Jersey, 40 miles (65 km) west of New York City. With 5,000 patients it was one of the largest mental hospitals in the country. Leaders of the unit were Lawrence Burkholder, Melvin Funk, Wilton Hartzler, and Harold W. Griest. In July 1945 one hundred CPS men were working here.

Bibliography

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

"Hearing the Voices of the Former Greystone Hospital Community." Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital Oral History Project. 2019. Web. 23 September 2019. http://www.greystoneoralhistory.com/. See interviews with conscientious objectors who served at Greystone during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.

Author(s) Harold S Bender
Date Published September 2019


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Bender, Harold S. "Civilian Public Service Unit (Greystone Park, New Jersey, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. September 2019. Web. 9 Aug 2020. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Civilian_Public_Service_Unit_(Greystone_Park,_New_Jersey,_USA)&oldid=164646.

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Bender, Harold S. (September 2019). Civilian Public Service Unit (Greystone Park, New Jersey, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 9 August 2020, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Civilian_Public_Service_Unit_(Greystone_Park,_New_Jersey,_USA)&oldid=164646.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 579. All rights reserved.


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