Henry C. Penner Papers, 1918, 1940, 1944, 1974
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Brief Description: Information regarding the World War II experiences of Henry C. Penner, a Mennonite from Wrickler, Manitoba who was arrested for resisting the draft in 1944. Tapes and transcripts of interviews conducted by Leonard Gross with Henry and his son Leonard Penner are included, as is correspondence between the army and Henry’s uncle George Penner concerning the arrest and subsequent court martial. The records of the court martial, some miscellaneous notes and pamphlets, and slides of documents are also included.
Held at:
Mennonite Church USA Archives
3145 Benham Ave, Ste. 1
Elkhart, IN 46517
Phone: 574-523-3080
Email: JasonK [at] MennoniteUSA.org
Record Series Number: HM1/815
Created by: Penner, Henry C., Gross, Leonard (1931-), Penner, Leonard
Volume: 0.2 Linear Feet
Acquired: 00/00/1974.
Arrangement: Flat
Access Restrictions: These materials are open for public research.
Subject Index
Conscientious objectors
Mennonites - Canada
Oral history
World War, 1939-1945
Genres/Forms of Material
Audio tape reels
Correspondence
Slides (photographs)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
German [ger]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright not owned by the Mennonite Church USA Archives.
Acquisition Notes: Leonard Gross, Acc. 5029
PreferredCitation: Henry C. Penner Papers, 1918-1974. HM1-815. Mennonite Church USA Archives. Elkhart, Indiana.