American Friends Service Committee records relating to humanitarian work in France
The collection pertains to the activities of the American, British, and French Quakers in France and North Africa, from 1933-1950. The collection encompasses the Paris-based office of the Commissioner for Europe, the AFSC's liaison with the Allied occupation governments in Germany, Austria and North Africa as of 1943; and the Quaker delegations in Paris, Bordeaux, Caen, Le Havre, Lyon, Marseille, Montauban, Perpignan, and Toulouse. The materials consist of official correspondence, minutes of meetings, interviews with officials; weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and quarterly reports from delegations; journals; letters from school children and prisoners; lists of internees in French prisons, of deportees from various southern French camps, and of Axis POWs; prison rosters; school attendance lists; brochures; flyers; press clippings; photographs; art work by children and prisoners; blueprints; tables, charts and graphs documenting Quaker nutritional and clothing programs; and samples of textiles used by Spanish exiles to manufacture sandals.
92,862 digital images : JPEG ; 937 GB.
104 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
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