C.P.S. worker Kirkpatrick in the blood chemistry laboratory

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  • Truman Kirkpatrick, a former industrial chemist, at work in the blood chemistry laboratory of Duke Hospital. On October 27, 1942, Civilian Public Service (C.P.S.) Camp No. 61 was authorized as Duke Hospital under the direction of the department of neuropsychiatry. Under the program, conscientious objectors, known as C.P.S. workers, were assigned to assist in charting, keeping patient records, and clinical laboratory work.
Date created
  • per00075
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  • Photograph & Negative Collection
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