War relief -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Committee of Red Cross Societies Collected Records
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-France-Committee of Red Cross Societies
Three published reports, one letter.
A. Ruth Fry Papers
Overview [Anna] Ruth Fry was an activist and a writer born into a prominent Quaker family in England. From 1914-1924, she served as general secretary of the Friends Relief Commission, which provided help for refugees and others ravaged by World War I. Fry wrote about her experiences in A Quaker Adventure (1926). She was also the first chairman of the Russian Famine Relief Fund in 1921. Fry went on to write numerous books, pamphlets and tracts, on a variety of Quaker and peace topics. She died on...