CPS Unit Number 115-15

CPS Unit Number 115-15

Camp: 115

Unit ID: 15

Title: Indiana University

Operating agency: OSRD

Opened: 10 1943

Closed: 10 1946


CPS Unit No. 115, subunit 15, located at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, subjected COs to experiments in climatology and clothing.


Dr. Sid Robinson directed this OSRD project sponsored by the Department of Physiology at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. Three to four men at a time experienced high temperature and humidity of hot climates in various types of clothing to study the physiological effects.   The project ran from December 1943 through December of 1946 under Brethren Service Committee agency oversight.

Bloomington, Indiana, United States