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August 2, 2019
July 26, 2019
Elsie Kimball and H.C. Jaquith in his office
Women working in the office, caption “Busy bees among the Arc’hives’”
Antoinette Moore telephone operator smiling, the caption reads “Information. The voice with a smile. “Merry Christmas” This is Near East Foundation
June 24, 2019
June 21, 2019
June 3, 2019
June 21, 2019
June 3, 2019
May 31, 2019
May 24, 2019
Service program from Near East Relief Day. NER used local churches and organizations to mobilize individual support by appealing to their sense of philanthropic duty.
May 7, 2019
This elevator poster encouraged people to leave behind donations of nonperishable items like corn and wheat to send abroad.
March 28, 2019
A mock cablegram used as a campaign tool to encourage citizen donations.
Banners like this were used to encourage donations of old clothing, bundled up. The clothing was sent to orphanages and industries throughout the Near East, where the clothing was used to clothe orphans, make rugs and other textiles, and a variety of other uses.
Diana Apcar and her husband in traditional Japanese clothing
November 26, 2018
Diana Apcar was instrumental in raising money for Near East Relief in Japan
A Japanese rescue ship docks at Smyrna in response to the fire that ravaged the city
Children at the Alexandropol Orphanage attend a church service outdoors.
Two refugee children dressed in rags
November 9, 2018
A large group of orphans gather outside an orphanage, probably Alexandropol.
A refugee girl standing in front of a large rug
A group of refugees waiting in line
Pg. 3 from a Near East Relief Booklet depicting some of the locations used for orphanages in Greece.
A doctor tends to a young girl wearing winter clothes
Three boys in class
November 2, 2018
Young boys attend a class outside
Children gather outside the Alexandropol Orphanage
Student nurses reading indoors
A refugee child in a sack-like dress
A group of people holding babies
Young men with a tractor
A relief worker, possibly Alice Carr, carrying a jug of water on her head with two women smiling in the background
Profile of H.C. Jaquith
Orphans on the grounds at Kazachi Post in Alexandropol
October 26, 2018
Refugees line up for milk distribution
Near East Relief announcement about food shipment
Refugee boys with a camel
Two relief workers at desks
Young boys eating a meal with the Australian flag in the background
A relief worker receives a medal
Golden Rule Sunday menu
Damaged photograph of a refugee woman standing in front of a city of tents
Barclay Acheson with two young girls
Portrait of George St. John Williams
Portrait of Lester J. Wright
Portrait of Robert E. Wilson
Young girl holding a baby goat
Young men with tractor
Girl with a flower crown
Agnes Evon teaches a woman how to keep well water pure for drinking
October 8, 2018
Morgenthau, Dutton, and Dodge
Near East Relief Board
Tribute to Cleveland H. Dodge. Dodge was a central figure in helping to create and build Near East Relief.
Charles V. Vickrey at desk. Vickrey was a prominent and driving force behind the highly successful giving campaign, Golden Rule Sunday, that supported thousands of orphans in orphanages across the Near East
New York Times article showing escaping refugees. In the corner, Enoch P. Applegate, a Near East Relief worker, is shown.
Boys running on a city street
September 28, 2018
Boys and girls in an outdoor workshop
Boys walk in a long line at Alexandropol
Children waiting in a line
Children on a pile of straw
Cow cart crossing a river
Group of people at public rally in Tiflis
Large group of people in a public square
Large group of men in front of a building
Nurses gather around a patient on table
Orphans gather outside Alexandropol orphanage
Golden Rule Sunday Cover Featuring Uncle Sam
An outdoor music lesson at Alexandropol. The boys are playing long-necked lutes, or saz, an ancient Central Asian instrument.
August 3, 2018
Jackie Coogan, the child film star who became a philanthropist.
Jackie Coogan the child film star, sitting on the back of a chair.
Brooklyn Daily Eagle article about Jackie Coogan.
A coupon at the Brooklyn Daily, inviting parents to bring the coupon and a piece of garment and let their children admitted to Jackie Coogan film.
Armenian handmade carpets. A colorful carpet that represents the heritage of Armenian culture.
An ad that promotes the carpets and the handmade products that are made by displaced Armenians in the Near East. The photo in the ad displays different products like toys, rugs, and clothing.
A collection of ceramics that are made by the displaced Armenians and with the help of the Near East Relief.
Young Armenian women weaving rugs in a small workplace with windows on the sides.
A Garage along train tracks in Kazachi from Jaquith collection. Many people standing on the side of the train tracks with their pieces of luggage and belongings.
Military buildings in Alexandropol, a soldier standing on a side.
August 2, 2018
Women and girls standing and holding handmade rug.
A small boy tying his shoe, wearing a coat and a hat and his eyes are looking up.
A poster represents Aurora Mardiganian to raise 30 million dollars to support other Armenians in the Middle East.
Cleveland Hoadley Dodge with other Near East Relief committee members.
1400 orphan boys at a camp eating in tin plates. One relief workers and supervisors are supervising them.
Alice Duryea with other orphan children.
August 1, 2018
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