Source: WPA Photo Collection, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, Photo 71F, 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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  • An unidentified YMCA secretary (in civilian clothing) distributes Red Triangle relief parcels to Russian prisoners of war in a German prison camp. Russian prisoners received very little support from home despite their great need for supplemental food rations. Source: WPA Photo Collection, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, Photo 71F, Minneapolis, MN.