Records, 1915-1919.


Records, 1915-1919.

Records of the Madison Branch of a national World War I relief organization, founded by Jessie Turvil Thwaites. Included is incoming correspondence and mass mailings from the national organization, narrative and financial reports, clippings, lists of clothing shipped, a fabric sample, and mass mailings from related organizations.

0.2 c.f. (1 archives box)

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American Fund for French Wounded. Madison Branch (Wis.) (corporateBody)

Thwaites, Jessie Turvil, 1854-1938. (person)

American Committee for Devastated France (corporateBody)

The American Committee for Devastated France (ACDF) had its origins in the Civilian Division of the American Fund for French Wounded (est. 1916) and was organized in 1918 to provide emergency relief and restoration aid to the citizens of post-World War I France. Its original stated purpose was to establish a community center which would determine the needs of French citizens, and act as a liaison between them and American relief workers. The group was also to “further understanding ...