Images of Civilian Public Service, ca. 1942-1946


CPS man practicing jumping
from tower, Missoula CPS
Camp #103 (Huson, Montana)
CPS smokejumper in full uniform

Smokejumpers in airplane preparing to jump

CPS wife from Patapsco CPS Unit #3 (Elkridge, Maryland) working in dental clinic at Pennhurst
Mental Hospital, 1945
Aleem Whitson, Muslim CO, working
in laundry at CPS Camp #14
(Merom, Indiana)

Chinese language class with Dr. Coffman
at CPS China Unit (Lagro, Indiana)
Class in bandaging at CPS China Unit (Lagro, Indiana)

Ambulance trucks on road beside oxcart & cow, Friends Ambulance Unit, China

CPS men doing camp laundry at Camp #23
(Coshocton, Ohio), May 1942
CPS men unloading & splitting wood for
roofing & siding, Camp #21 (Cascade Locks,
Oregon), ca. 1941-1942

Kitchen, dining hall & director's residence,
Zalduondo Unit (Puerto Rico)
Unit members, Zalduondo Unit (Puerto Rico), Jan. 1943

At the hookworm control project
of CPS camp #27 (Orlando, Florida)
Interior of dorm at China Flats
Unit (Powers, Oregon)

Source: Swarthmore College Peace Collection, Photograph Collection: American Friends Service Committee (DG 002)
& Civilian Public Service Personal Papers & Misc. Materials (DG 056)

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