Source: YMCA Biographical Records, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, University of Minnesota.

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 Dirk Johannes Van Bommel, a Dutch subject who worked for the American YMCA in Constantinople before and during World War I. Van Bommel managed the supply warehouse established in the YMCA building in the Turkish capital and sent relief parcels to Allied prisoners in the Ottoman Empire. Source: YMCA Biographical Records, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, University of Minnesota.