Children, Inc.: The Post-War "Administration" of the Whole Child Life of One Baltic State in Its Critical Period. A Factual Narrative

By: Orbison, Thomas J.

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[solid book, some shelfwear to bottom edge, light bumping at several corners, minor soiling to top page edges, one-time owner's signature on ffep; jacket edgeworn and lightly soiled, a bit faded at spine, some shallow chipping (mostly to rear panel) and a few small tears]. (B&W photographs) The story of American relief activities in Latvia in the immediate aftermath of the First World War, with particular focus on the efforts devoted to child welfare. The author was the Chief of the Latvian Section of the American Relief Administration, headed by future president Herbert Hoover (who contributed the Foreword to this volume), and for his good works became known as the "American Uncle to 85,000 children" (or so sayeth the caption beneath his frontispiece portrait). Very scarce.

Title: Children, Inc.: The Post-War "Administration" of the Whole Child Life of One Baltic State in Its Critical Period. A Factual Narrative

Author: Orbison, Thomas J.

Categories: History: General,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Boston, The Stratford Company: (c.1933)

ISBN Number: NO

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Good dj

Seller ID: 17936

Keywords: Relief Agencies Latvia Infant Mortality Herbert Hoover World War I Eastern Europe