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World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

New York Quarterly Meeting Workroom Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-N478
Overview

Includes records of the Workroom, a project of the New York Monthly Meetings. Records consist of minutes, corre spondence,financial Records history, photographs and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1940-1978

Josiah P. Marvel collected Quaker Emergency Service records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-221
Abstract Collection contains primarily Marvel's files on the wartime projects of the Quaker Emergency Service, 1942-1945, and its postwar Civilian Readjustment Committee, including typed minutes, 1947-1961. Also includes papers concerning the Spears Mobile Clinic which operated in Syria with the help of the Friends Ambulance Unit, including a typescript describing the mission; the dispersal of French funds, 1954-1958, raised by Mme. de la Noue for her Centre Guynemer and deposited with the Quaker...
Dates: 1942-1966

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

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