Source: YMCA Biographical B 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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  • Reverend Louis P. Penningroth (1888–1973) volunteered to serve Allied POW's in Austria-Hungary as a WPA Secretary during World War I; in 1917, he transferred to Russia to conduct army work. This photograph appeared in his obituary. Source: YMCA Biographical B Records, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, University of Minnesota.