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Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- Poland

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

American Friends Service Committee lantern slides of World War I relief work

 Collection — Othertype PA-AFSC
Identifier: SFHL-PA-AFSC
Abstract English and American Quakers were involved in relief efforts in Europe during and after WWI. These efforts were begun by English Quakers of London Yearly Meeting, and later joined by the American Friends Service Committee. They expanded the scope of their aid from France to also include Russia, Serbia, Poland, Austria, and Germany. The lantern slides in this collection were taken during these relief efforts and, along with lecture notes, sent back home to Friends groups who would use the...
Dates: 1914 - 1922

Richard Cadbury photograph albums

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-183
Abstract

The collection contains six photo albums compiled by Richard Cadbury (1885-1966), a Quaker social worker who volunteered for relief work in Poland, 1921-1922.

Dates: 1911 - 1957

Rebecca Mary Hannum correspondence

 Collection — Othertype SC-303
Identifier: SFHL-SC-303
Abstract The collection contains the correspondence of Rebecca Mary Hannum (1889-1984) mostly related to her work with the American Friends Service Committee child feeling program in post WWI Germany, 1921-1924 and Peasant Industries, Poland. After the child feeling project was transferred to local groups in Germany, Mary Hannum became involved with the Peasant Industries program which supported women's handwork for sale in the United States and elsewhere. Her personal and business letters contain...
Dates: 1918 - 1924

Wilmer J. and Mildred Binns Young Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-289
Abstract

Wilmer J. Young (1887-1983), a Quaker teacher and peace activist born in Iowa, was involved in post World War I reconstruction in France and Poland. He married Mildred Binns in 1922, and together they worked with AFSC work camps and cooperative farms until he began to teach at Pendle Hill in 1955. The collection contains primarily journals and correspondence from his time in France.

Dates: 1909-2014

Wilmer J. and Mildred Binns Young photographs

 Collection — Othertype PA-173
Identifier: SFHL-PA-173
Abstract

Wilmer J. Young (1887-1983), a Quaker teacher and peace activist born in Iowa, was involved in post World War I reconstruction in France and Poland. He married Mildred Binns in 1922, and together they worked with AFSC work camps and cooperative farms until he began to teach at Pendle Hill in 1955. This collection of photographs documents their work and personal life.

Dates: 1918 - 1990