Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume photograph album of Francis G. Allinson. The album features photographs from Allinson's travels in Europe, particularly of landscapes, buildings, ruins, and mountains. According to some of the labels on the photos, a number of photos were taken in Germany, along the Rhine river. also included are a nuimber of Quaker portraits, including portraits of: Charles S. Taylor, Abraham Taylor, Lizzie Rob, Belle Pugh, Amelia Gummere, Bessie Eyre, William...
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Marty Voellmy Giessler's autobiography. The autobiography begins with her travel to Berlin from her home in Switzerland. She arrives as a student hoping to study the socialist movement and describes her experiences with other students and members of the "German Youth Movement."
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the typed correspondence of Walter Koch, and is written in both German and English. Koch generally corresponds with Friends in the U.S. about their financial "gift," toward his efforts to teach Quaker texts in German schools, and his promotion of the pacifist movement in Germany.
Scope and Content note This collection contains materials related to Gilbert Macmaster, the majority of which are correspondence written and received by MacMaster during his years living in Germany through the end of his life in Switzerland, with the bulk of this correspondence covering the years 1940-1967. The collection also includes diaries, essays, photographs, passports, and miscellaneous papers. Major topics represented in the collection are relief aid to Germany through the AFSC child feeding mission,...
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Thomas C. Potts. Many of the letters are written from Potts to his wife, Ethel while he was traveling with the American Friends Service Committee during 1920. Beginning with obtaining his passport in April 1920, Thomas C. Potts relays to his wife, Ethel, the entire period of his service through July 1920 to assist with child feeding in Germany after World War I under the auspices of the American Friends Service Committee. He is an...
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume handwritten volume of Frederick Schmidt's "An Account of the Origin and Progress of the Christian Society of Friends at Minden." The volume provides a historical and semi autobiographical narrative of Frederick Schmidt and his Friend John Rasch, and their involvement in the Society of Friends in present day Germany. The narrative particularly focuses on John Rasch's efforts to begin a community of Quakers in Minden, Germany in the late...
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume biography of Benjamin Seebohm. The author of this handwritten biography is unknown. The volume describes Seebohm's early life and education in Germany, and the influence of Quakerism in his young life, particularly the religious visit of Stephen Grellet. The biography also describes Seebohm's travels as a Quaker minister throughout Europe and Great Britain, and includes quoted extracts from Seebohm's journals and letters.
Overview Dr. Helene Stöcker (1869-1943) was one of the first woman students to enter a German University. In the 1920s she helped found Germany's first woman suffrage organization, and later the Bund für Mutterschutz (Protection of Motherhood). Dr. Stöcker immigrated to the United States in 1941 under the sponsorship of friends and colleagues in the peace movement.
Dates: 1897-1994; Majority of material found within 1913-1943
Scope and Content note This album is entitled "Arrival of the American Friendshiptrain 'The Goodwill Train'" and the photos record the arrival in Dusseldorf, Germany on December 3, 1948.