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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  • Portrait of Dirk Johannes Van Bommel, a Dutch national who worked for the American YMCA and served as secretary in the Constantinople YMCA; he supervised Allied POW relief operations in the Ottoman Empire. Source: YMCA Biographical Records, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, University of Minnesota.