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Merlin Taber - World War II

Merlin Taber was a Conscientious Objector during World War II. He volunteered for the Civilian Public Service and spent the rest of the war in various locations in the United States. During those years, he helped build roads and dams, developed irrigation facilities, fought fires, and worked at a mental hospital. He also was a medical test subject and was infected with jaundice and Hepatitis A.

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Merlin Taber with books standing outside a building in a heavy coast, possibly taken while in college.

Where:

William Penn University, Oskaloosa, Iowa

When:

Circa 1943

Ownership:

Narrator's photo



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