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American Friends Service Committee

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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Leonard Stout Kenworthy diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-039
Overview Leonard Stout Kenworthy's "Quaker Berlin Diary" describes his experiences in Germany during World War II working with German Quakers to assist unaffiliated German Jews to leave Germany.
Dates: 1940-1941

Gilbert MacMaster papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1016
Overview Gilbert MacMaster (1869-1967), a Quaker, was involved in charitable work in post-World War II Europe. The papers include his letters, photographs, and diary, which covers his and Margarethe Lachmund's (his wife) 30 years of service (1920-1950) with the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) child feeding mission in Germany, after World War I, as head of the Friends Center in Hamburg, during Hitler's rise to power, and as American Friends' representative in Basel, Switzerland, during World...
Dates: 1901-1968

Josiah P. Marvel scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-017
Overview The scrapbook of Josiah P. Marvel includes Nazi documents, such as certificates and letters, from Marvel's time in occupied France during the summer of 1940, while travelling to and from Paris in service to the American Friends Service Committee. Documents include permissions from Nazi commanders in France, as well as The Hague and Brussels. Also included is a map of the location of prison camps, clothing lists, and a printed booklet on the National Work for Infants.
Dates: 1940-1941