Source: YMCA Biographical Records—World's Alliance, Kautz Family YMCA Archives.

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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  • Photograph of Christian Phildius (d. 1937), first General Secretary of the German National YMCA who later became the General Secretary of the World's Alliance from 1896 to 1922; he conducted negotiations to establish WPA programs in Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and Turkey during the war. Source: YMCA Biographical Records—World's Alliance, Kautz Family YMCA Archives.