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Friends Ambulance Unit Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Friends Ambulance Unit
Abstract

Collection contains pamphlets, periodicals, and annual reports.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1914-1954

Friends' Ambulance Unit photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-135
Overview

The Friends Ambulance Unit was a volunteer ambulance service that operated during both World Wars as well as for a period after WWII (1946-1959). It was founded by a group of British Quakers and most of the volunteers were registered conscientious objectors. This collection contains loose black and white photos (now in sleeves) of the Friends Ambulance Unit in Syria and France. Some of the photos in this collection ran in Harper's Bazaar.

Dates: 1941 - 1943

Friends' Relief Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Friends' Relief Committee
Abstract

Collection contains pamphlets, mostly undated, issued by the Friends' Relief Committee ca. 1921-1922.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1921-1922

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

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 2
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Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 3
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