Source: YMCA Photo Collection A, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, Photo 31H, 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 WPA secretary (in the center in civilian clothing) poses with a group of Russian prisoners of war in an unknown Austrian prison camp. These men were most likely involved with the camp's YMCA Welfare Committee and worked closely with the YMCA secretary. Source: YMCA Photo Collection A, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, Photo 31H, Minneapolis, MN.