Massachusetts. Displaced Persons Commission.

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Walter Bieringer and Alice Cope, chair and vice-chair respectively of the Massachusetts Displaced Persons Commission, were also officers of the Window Shop, a Boston-area charitable organization that provided assistance to refugees and recent immigrants from 1939 to 1987. Alice O'Connor served as acting executive secretary of the MDPC.

From the description of Records, 1950-1954 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008851

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creatorOf Massachusetts. Displaced Persons Commission. Records, 1950-1954 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
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associatedWith Cope, Alice DeNormandie. person
associatedWith O'Connor, Alice Winifred. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Political refugees--Employment
World War, 1939-1945--Refugees
Social work with immigrants

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Active 1950

Active 1954

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