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Joseph C. Osborn Collected Papers


Held at: Swarthmore College Peace Collection [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore 19081-1399

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Joseph C Osborn (he preferred not to use a period after his middle initial); born 1911; member of the Society of Friends (Quakers); conscientious objector to World War II; performed alternate service as a smokejumper in Civilian Public Service Camp 103 (near Missoula, Montana); later, Osborn was a professor of mechanical engineering at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; died 1993.

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