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  • Title: Josephine Naas papers
    Date (inclusive): 1918-1941
    Collection Number: XX254
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1 manuscript box (0.2 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Memoirs and miscellanea, relating to Young Men's Christian Association work with the American Expeditionary Forces in France at the end of World War I.
    Creator: Naas, Josephine
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.

    Use

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Josephine Naas papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical Note

    Originally from England, Josephine Naas came to the United States in 1912 to work as a secretary. After the armistice, she was called to Paris, France to work for the Young Men's Christian Association around the year 1919. Having already once been widowed, she remarried to an American soldier, Lief Naas, while in France. She later went lived and worked in Oakland, California.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains memoirs and miscellanea related to the Young Men's Christian Association work with the American Expeditionary Forces in France at the end of World War I.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War, 1914-1918 -- War work
    Young Men's Christian associations
    United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces