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Ruhl, Arthur (1876-1935) to William N. Haskell Jr.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09761.16 Author/Creator: Ruhl, Arthur (1876-1935) Place Written: Russia Type: Typed letter Date: 30 September 1922 Pagination: 2 p. ; 27.4 x 20.7 cm.

Summary of Content: One typed memorandum from Arthur Ruhl addressed to William N. Haskell dated September 30, 1922. Pertains to American Relief Administration (A.R.A.) inspection trips in Kiev. These were completed by an agent, Nellegarm. Authorities requested that he leave the county or "ouyezd" due to lack of permissions to be there. Also delves into jurisdiction misunderstandings between the A.R.A. and local Russian authorities. Notes at end of letter that Ruhl will be travelling to Odessa in the morning.

People: Ruhl, Arthur, 1876-1935
Haskell, William N. Jr., 1878-1952

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: RussiaWelfareInternational RelationsInternational reliefAgriculture and Animal HusbandryFamineHealth and MedicalPoliticians

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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