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„Pomagajcie polskim dzieciom”. Humanitarna mobilizacja amerykańskiej opinii publicznej po I wojnie światowej


Kwartalnik Historyczny R. 125 nr 3 (2018)


Kuźma-Markowska, Sylwia (1979– )


Institute of History of the Polish Academy of Sciences ; Polish Historical Society


Instytut Historii im. Tadeusza Manteuffla Polskiej Akademii Nauk

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p. 657-688 ; 24 cm ; Summary in English.

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American Relief Administration ; Second Polish Republic ; United States ; Great War ; humanitarianism - United States - history ; philanthropy ; charities - United Staes - history ; child welfare - Poland - history - 1900-1945 ; World War, 1914-1918 - social aspect - Poland ; World War, 1914-1918 - civilian relief - Poland ; World War, 1914-1918 - influence - Poland


Starting from the early 1919, American humanitarian organizations began arriving in Poland, like in other states of Central Eastern Europe, with material and food assistance to societies devastated by the military conflict and epidemics of infectious diseases. American associations, with the largest and most important American Relief Administration in the lead, focused mainly on nourishing children, mobilizing American public opinion to raise money for this purpose, and presenting the situation of malnourished young children from this part of Europe as a grave social problem.


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