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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  • Ernst Offo Jacob (1886–1966) poses in a family photograph with his wife, Sarah, and his son, Philip. Jacob first served as a YMCA secretary in Constantinople from 1910 to 1916 before he transferred to Germany to serve as an American YMCA WPA Secretary in Saxony. This photograph was a Christmas greeting card in 1922 and was taken when Jacob was the General Secretary of the Athens Association. Source: YMCA Biographical Records, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, University of Minnesota.