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Louis Penningroth and family papers and research files

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.53
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1909-2004; Majority of material found within ( 1914-1919)

Filtered By

  • Collecting Area: Kautz Family YMCA Archives X
  • Subject: World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Young Men's Christian associations X
  • Subject: Young Men's Christian associations -- Employees X
  • Subject: World War, 1914-1918 -- Russia. X
  • Names: Young Men's Christian Associations of North America. International Committee X