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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)

Wayne Hanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.17
Abstract

Material documenting Hanson's career with the YMCA, as well as his work as a professional speaker on international issues. Of particular interest are the journals, which cover his time in Europe working with the Foyers du Soldat during World War I.

Dates: 1892-1965.