Humanitarian assistance -- Quakers
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Portrait album of the Executive Committee and Delegates of the Friends' War Victims' Fund, 1870 - 1871
This album contains black and white portraits of the Friends' War Victims' Fund's executive committee and delegates in England from 1870-1871. Each portrait is labelled with the individual's name.
Howard Haines Turner (1909-1996) was a Quaker economist and educator who was active in a variety of social concerns, particularly in improving the justice system. He also had a lifelong interest in cooperative communities and worked in South Vietnam under the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC).