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Records documenting the life of Louis Penningroth, who served in the YMCA's international POW-relief efforts during WWI in Europe and Russia. Includes Penningroth family papers, as well as research compiled by Phil Penningroth for a novel detailing Louis's trip to Russia to negotiate the release of Allied POWs in 1919.
1909-2004; Majority of material found within ( 1914-1919)
- Collecting Area: Kautz Family YMCA Archives
- Subject: World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Young Men's Christian associations
- Subject: World War, 1914-1918 -- Prisoners and prisons
- Subject: Iowa.
- Names: Young Men's Christian Associations of North America. International Committee