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American Friends Service Committee records relating to humanitarian work in France

Document | Accession Number: 2006.86 | RG Number: RG-67.007M

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.

inclusive:  1933-1950
92,862 digital images : JPEG ; 937 GB.
104 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Record last modified: 2022-01-04 16:07:56
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