CPS Worker 006196 - Lord, Charles R.

CPS Worker 006196 - Lord, Charles R.

Birth year: 1920

Denomination: Friend

Original occupation: Student

Occupation after CPS: Social work/former missionary (Africa), UCC pastor

Drafted from: Grinnell , Iowa, United States

Entered CPS: 11 17, 1942

Left CPS: 4 21, 1946


Charles Lord secretly took photos when he was at Byberry (CPS Camp No. 49) which showed the poor conditions of mental hospitals at the time. Some of the photos he took can be seen at: A Mental Ward Exposed, NPR.


Be sure to check out other reflections and stories from this CPS worker as listed under "Other Material."