German prisoners of war were held at the Fort Hays Experiment Station between September 1943-November 1945 to help alleviate the farm labor shortage. This photo shows a prisoner helping with grounds maintenance outside of Picken Hall in the Autumn of 1943.
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Wooster, Lyman Dwight, "German POW helping with grounds work" (1943). Lyman Dwight Wooster Photograph Collection. 208.