Source: YMCA Biography B #2 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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  • Crown Princess Margaret of Sweden (1882–1920) established a relief system for Allied prisoners of war in Germany during World War I and worked closely with the American YMCA in support of the WPA program. She is standing to the left supervising the labeling of relief packages for British POW's. She established a warehouse in her palace in Stockholm to collect clothing and provisions for shipment to Germany. Born a British princess (Princess Margaret of Connaught) and a granddaughter of Queen Victoria, she married Crown Prince Gustav Adolf of Sweden, but died suddenly in 1920. Source: YMCA Biography B #2 Records, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, University of Minnesota.