Source: YMCA Photo Collection A, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, Photo 46B, Minneapolis, MN.

From Pursuit of an "unparalleled opportunity": American YMCA and prisoner of war diplomacy among the Central Power nations during World War I, 1914-1923 by Kenneth Steuer

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  • American: 1900-present
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  • Photograph of Mrs. Hoffman and Louise Hoffman, the wife and daughter of Conrad Hoffman, the Senior WPA Secretary in Germany, taken in Lausanne, Switzerland in February 1917. They had just left Germany on the U.S. Ambassador's special train after the United States government severed diplomatic relations with the German Empire. Source: YMCA Photo Collection A, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, Photo 46B, Minneapolis, MN.