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Harrisburg State Hospital. Source: Mennonite Church USA Archives 2013-0100m
Harrisburg (Pennsylvania) Civilian Public Service Unit No. 93 at the Harrisburg State Hospital was opened in April 1943 and was closed in August 1946. During its existence, 69 men were assigned to the mental hospital unit. In 1944-45 a Christian Workers' School was conducted in the unit. The Anniversary Review - Mental Hygiene Number (May 1945) gave a history of the unit.


Gingerich, Melvin. Service for Peace. Akron, Pennsylvania, 1949.

Author(s) Melvin Gingerich
Date Published 1956

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Gingerich, Melvin. "Civilian Public Service Unit (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 25 May 2016.,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=95119.

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Gingerich, Melvin. (1956). Civilian Public Service Unit (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 May 2016, from,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=95119.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 666. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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