Source: YMCA Photo Collection-Foreign Work, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, 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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  • The YMCA staff in Moscow posed for this photograph in front of a pile of wood in June 1918. The Russian Civil War was well underway and the American Association attempted to provide assistance to soldiers in both the Red and White armies. The picture includes Paul B. Anderson, sitting on the left Crawford Wheeler, sitting in the middle, and Louis Penningroth, standing on the left. Source: YMCA Photo Collection-Foreign Work, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, Minneapolis, MN.