Includes two diaries kept by James Babbitt from 1917 to 1919 which describe the work of emergency relief in France beginning with the departure of Dr. Babbitt and 54 men from Haverford College in August 1917 and through the establishment and operation of a hospital in France; weekly hospital reports from August 1918; and photographs.
This collection includes photographs from WWI Europe. Photographs include those taken on the ship to Europe, at a hospital in France, and at a number of battlefields throughout Europe. This volume includes graphic images of war casualties.
Waring provided food and aid under the direction of Friends' War Victims Relief Committee in France in 1918. In 1919, she worked for the American Friends Service Committee in Austria and Germany, while in the 1920s she did relief work in Poland and Russia.
The collection includes primarily letters of Joseph Haines to his father, William H. Haines, dated 1917-1921, reporting on conditions in France during World War I and giving detailed accounts of a day's activities for Haines working for the Reconstruction Unit of the American Friends Service Committee. There is also a single folder of
newspaper clippings related to World War I.
Correspondence from Potts to his wife, Ethel while he was traveling with the American Friends Service Committee during 1920. Also included are three
photographs of the German unit of the American Friends Service Committee.
Letter addressed to Thomas Rhoads. It asks if he would like to attend a lecture by Edward Rice (Haverford class of 1914), who had been working for 6 months with the Friends Ambulance Unit composed mainly of members of Fellowship of Reconciliation.
Reconstruction: Pictures of the Work of the Friends' War Victims Relief Expedition in France
Gilbert MacMaster (1869-1967), a Quaker, went to Germany in 1919 under the aegis of the American Friends Service Committee to work in child feeding. In 1925, he arranged the first peace conference between Poland and Germany, again under the auspices of the A.F.S.C. During the 1930s, MacMaster was active on behalf of Germans in prison and Jews in concentration camps. In 1946, he organized sending food parcels to Germany for Quakers and others.