CPS Unit Number 097-19
Unit ID: 19
Operating agency: MCC
Opened: 5 1943
Closed: 10 1946
Total number of workers who worked in this camp: 0
CPS Camp No. 97, subunit 15, Delaware County New YorkDigital Image © 2011 Brethren Historical Library and Archives. All Rights Reserved.August 1943
CPS Camp No. 97Box 2, Folder 15. MCC Photographs, Civilian Public Service, 1941-1947. IX-13-2.2. Mennonite Central Committee Photo Archive
CPS Camp No. 97, subunit 4Digital image from American Friends Service Committee: Civilian Public Service Records (DG 002), Swarthmore College Peace Collection, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
CPS Unit No. 97, subunit 19, located in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, was operated by the Mennonite Central Committee.
On May 11, 1943, fifteen men reported for work on farms in Cuyahoga County to the unit.
Raymond L. Hartzler, area supervisor, administered the Ohio and Michigan counties from Adrian, Michigan. Mrs. Raymond L. Hartzler served as matron at the Adrian headquarters.
In August, MCC appointed Hartzler as middle states area supervisor and pastor. Orin Beechy became the regional supervisor in September, while John P. Duerksen followed Hartzler as middle states area supervisor.
When Wisconsin was added to the Ohio-Michigan area, Titus H. Horning supervised the area.