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Arrowsmith (Robert) papers
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Correspondence, clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, and photographs relating to conditions in German-occupied Belgium during World War I, relief activities of the Commission for Relief in Belgium (CRB), and war loan and relief publicity in the United States.
Robert Arrowsmith (1860-1928) was an American from New Jersey who served as a member of the Commission for Relief in Belgium (CRB) during World War I, working in Belgium and campaigning for funds in the United States. Arrowsmith was in charge of the transportation and distribution of food supplies in the province of Liège during the war and in 1918 took up the clothing campaign of the CRB.
6 oversized boxes, 4 envelopes (12.0 Linear Feet)
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