Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Photographs of young women's Christian association programs and activities in Poland including images of war work activity, an American YWCA in Warsaw, Poland, and camp programs.
Reports of the work in Italy, Poland and Romania of the War Work Council of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. to the Overseas Committee. Reports describe the social, economic, political and safety conditions faced by women in addition to summarizing and assessing the successes and challenges of war relief efforts. Correspondence and reports from secretaries provide a first hand account of the scenes and intimate description of conditions.
Photographs of the work of the YWCA of the USA in Poland during and after World War I including the work of the Polish Grey Samaritans and work with refugees and orphans. Polish Grey Samaritain, trained under the YWCA of the USA were women of Polish background trained to provide relief work in Poland immediately following the war. Photographs include images of their work in Poland as well as some photographs identified as New York City.