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AFSC relief organization, finances of China Unit. Seven COs started trip to China to serve Friends Ambulance, but were recalled before they arrived because of the Stearns rider.
Congress passed an appropriations bill which ended financing for CO education in colleges and foreign service. Members of the China Unit were reassigned, Fuson to Big Flats, N.Y.
Letters, etc., from other CPS men, topics are personal, camp, and opinions, such as regarding postwar conscription. Letter Jan. 1, 1946, is from AFSC (Fred Tolles and Bob Beach) asking CPS participants to help build an archive of materials
After the Congressional bill ending CO foreign service, the China Unit men were returned to their camps, but continued to informally train in hopes of their eventual service in China. Fuson corresponded with other COs and others about re-establishing the program. The Brethren were interested in Sept. 1945.
Fuson was transferred to the Big Flats camp, a national park supervised by the AFSC. Folder includes Aims and Standards approved at conference on CPS at Pendle Hill, Nov. 1943. Correspondence discusses AFSC and the CPS and dissatisfaction with the administration of CPS camps
Newsletter of Jan. 12, 1944, notes that Big Flats had become a waiting place for campers from discontinued CPS units such as the China Units and the Columbia Reconstruction Unit.
In late March 1944, Fuson transferred to Trenton, N.D., where an informal China Study program was established for campers interested in service in Asia. Memo of 4/10/44 describes the Trenton camp.