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SFHL/SCA/pers. Personal Papers - Alumni and Faculty

 Record Group Term
Identifier: SFHL/SCA/pers

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Gertrude Weaver Refugee Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-R3-004
Overview Gertrude Weaver graduated from Swarthmore College in 1938 with degrees on German and History, and spent her junior year (1936-1937) in Munich. After graduation, she taught German at Chester High School where she and her students corresponded sent relief packages to families in Western Europe struggling to survive in impoverished post-World War II Europe. This collection contains Weaver’s correspondence with the recipients of her aid, as well as records of the logistics of the operation. The...
Dates: 1946-1949