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Title Tracy Wine Civilian Public Service photograph album, 1943 - 1945
Catalog Number 17.1.001
Object Name Album, Photograph
Donor Wine, David
Scope & Content Photograph album with images made during the early Civilian Public Service work of Tracy David Wine (1912 - 2016). Civilian Public Service was the alternative national service program of WWII for conscientious objectors. CPS was administered by the Church of the Brethren, of which Wine was a member.

Wine served in CPS camps 48, 7, 16, 121 and 100 from June 1943 to June 1946. The album consists of photographs of and by him in CPS Camp 48 (Marienville, Pa.) CPS Camp 7 (Magnolia, Ar.) and CPS Camp 16 (Kane, Pa.) from 1943 to 1945.

Green fabric cover with the word Photographs in gold on cover. Plum and white cord in spine.
Most pages of the album are labeled with typed captions.
Images include the CPS camp buildings, Wine working on projects at the camps, Wine and his family, and fellow CPS workers and camp managers at work and at recreation. Some of the photographs are of Wine's spouse, Effie Cline Wine.

Photographs early in the album show the director of Camp 48, S. Loren Bowman, his wife, and their young daughters, Sue Bowman and Barbara Bowman.

Wine worked in food management at CPS Camp 7 (Camp Magnolia) and a number of album pages document him preparing food, his library of resources and him demonstrating food management.



Collection Alexander Mack Memorial Library Special Collections
People Bowman, Barbara
Bowman, S. Loren
Bowman, Sue
Wine, Mary Cupp
Wine, Tracy David, 1912 - 2016
Subjects Civilian Public Service.
Conscientious objectors United States History 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 Conscientious objectors.