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World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

New York Friends Center records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-135
Overview Established in 1938 by the New York Monthly Meetings (Hicksite and Orthodox) at the 20th Street meeting house, the New York Friends Center was created initially to provide a meeting place for Quakers and to serve as a Quaker information and reception center in New York City. Lectures and social events were held. Sponsorship of service projects began in the 1940’s. In November 1962, the American Friends Service Committee assumed responsibility for the programs of the New York Friends...
Dates: 1938 - 1964

New York Quarterly Meeting Workroom Committee photographs

 Collection — Othertype PA-116
Identifier: SFHL-PA-116
Overview The Workroom, a project of the 15th Street and 20th Street New York Monthly Meetings, was established in 1940 by the Joint Peace and Service Committee of the New York Monthly Meetings. The sewing room produced garments for needy children during World War II. This collection contains one photo album, two packets of snapshots, and one folder of sixteen loose photographs. The photo album documents the Workroom activities as well as international photos of recipients of garments, with...
Dates: 1940 - 1976

Relief and Reconstruction Program records

 Collection
Identifier: HCE-003-003-001
Overview

The materials in this collection pertain to Haverford College's Relief and Reconstruction program, and include reports and announcements, application materials, correspondence, student work, instructional materials, survey responses, and newsletters. The materials date from 1941 to 2008, with the bulk of the materials pertaining to the program's operation between 1943 and 1945.

Dates: 1941-2008; Majority of material found within 1943-1945

Swarthmore College Civilian Foreign Service Training Program records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-J03
Overview During World War II, Swarthmore College offered relief and reconstruction training programs, initially at the graduate level for men in the Civilian Public Service (CPS), and later as an undergraduate major. This collection consists of meeting minutes, correspondence, syllabi, reports, and other documents relating to Civilian Foreign Service (CFS) training programs at colleges and universities, particularly the CFS program at Swarthmore. The collection was compiled by J. Roland Pennock, a...
Dates: 1942-1946

Howard M. Teaf, "Haverford in Wartime"

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-001-026
Overview

The collection consists of a typed copy of an essay or speech by Howard M. Teaf entitled "Haverford in Wartime," discussing Haverford College's response to World War II and its aftermath.

Dates: ca. 1960s

Conrad Wilson collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1328
Overview

This collection is primarily correspondence to and from Conrad Wilson during his time as a conscientious objector during World War II. His mom encouraged him to save his letters from her, and she saved all the letters he sent. Included in the letters from his mother are photostat letters from Conrad.

Dates: 1943-1998

Elizabeth Biddle Yarnall Refugee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-256
Overview Elizabeth Biddle Yarnall and her husband, D. Robert Yarnall, were Quakers, active in the American Friends Service Committee relief efforts. They worked with the Quaker center in Vienna, Austria, during the summer of 1938 to help in the emigration of German and Austrian Jews. The collection contains correspondence concerning their work with refugees and letters from refugees asking for assistance, especially the musician and composers Karl Weigl and his wife, Vally, who emigrated in October...
Dates: 1938-1945