Have you ever wondered what life was really like for Near East Relief workers? Annie T. Allen kept a diary of her trip into the Turkish interior in September 1920. These entries were published in the April 9, 1921 issue of Near East Relief.
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A Few Good Women: Near East Relief’s Female Leaders
The brave women who worked for Near East Relief were years ahead of their time. This 1922 article showcases just a few of the organization’s pioneering women.
SAVING LIVES, SUPPORTING COMMUNITIES: NEAR EAST FOUNDATION AT 101
On September 16, 1915, a group of businessmen, educators, and philanthropists met in New York City. Their mission: to save the lives of a suffering people in the Near East. One hundred and one years later, the Near East Foundation celebrates this history with an eye toward the future.
WHAT’S IN A NAME? Near East Relief Through the Years
There is enough confusion about this issue that your loyal curator thought it was time for a Dispatch. Let’s demystify the many names of Near East Relief.