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C. Milford Paul Papers


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C. Milford Paul Papers, 1942-2011 | Mennonite Church USA Archives

By Colleen McFarland

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Title: C. Milford Paul Papers, 1942-2011Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1942-1946

ID: HM1/739

Primary Creator: Paul, C. Milford (1920-)

Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Flat

Date Acquired: 11/11/2011

Subjects: Civilian Public Service. Camp No. 28 (Medaryville, Ind), Civilian Public Service. Camp No. 45 (Luray, Va.), Heifer Project, Seagoing Cowboys

Forms of Material: Photographs

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Photographs, ephemera, and other miscellaneous documents pertaining to C. Miford Paul's Civilian Public Service (CPS) work at CPS  Camp No. 45 (Luray, Virginia) and CPS Camp No. 28 (Mederyville, Indiana) and his service to the United Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRA) as a "seagoing cowboy" in 1946.  Although not thoroughly labeled, the photographs are the richest documentation in this collection.  Paul made three voyages with UNRA, sailing on the Henry Dearborn (March, 1946), the Frederick Howe (April, 1946), and the Mount Whitney (August, 1946).  Most photographs of his work as a seagoing cowboy depict his final voyage.  Included among those photographs is a color print depicting a number of volunteers on the ship, including Paul.

Subject/Index Terms

Civilian Public Service. Camp No. 28 (Medaryville, Ind)
Civilian Public Service. Camp No. 45 (Luray, Va.)
Heifer Project
Seagoing Cowboys

Administrative Information

Repository: Mennonite Church USA Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 half archives box

Access Restrictions: These materials are open for public research.

Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright not owned by the Mennonite Church USA Archives.

Acquisition Source: Winifred Paul, Acc. 2012-105

Preferred Citation: C. Milford Paul Papers, 1942-2011.  HM1-739.  Mennonite Church USA Archives - Goshen.  Goshen, Indiana.

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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Biographical Information, 2005-2011Add to your cart.
Folder 2: CPS Camp No. 28 and No. 45, Documents and Ephemera, 1943-1947Add to your cart.
Folder 3: CPS Camp No. 28 and No. 45, Photographs, circa 1943-1946Add to your cart.
62 black and white prints
Folder 4: Miscellaneous Conscientious Objector / Civilian Public Service Documents, circa 1942-1946Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Seagoing Cowboy Documents and Ephemera, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Seagoing Cowboy PhotographsAdd to your cart.
50 black and white prints, 1 color print

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