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Wolters (Maria) papers
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The collection includes materials related to famine and earthquake relief and welfare in Japan, and consists of writings, correspondence, photographs, clippings, and memorabilia.
Maria Wolters was a German-American relief worker in Japan from 1904 to 1959. She organized a fundraising drive in the U.S. that raised millions for farmers and victims of earthquakes. She also donated large sums out of her savings for child welfare in Japan.
5 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (3.0 Linear Feet)
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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.