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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09761.23 Author/Creator: Ruhl, Arthur (1876-1935) Place Written: Moscow, Russia Type: Typed letter Date: 12 December 1922 Pagination: 2 p. ; 26.5 x 20.2 cm.

Summary of Content: One typed letter addressed to Colonel Haskell from Arthur Ruhl dated December 12, 1922. Pertaining to returning $1,500 which was previously his credit with the American Relief Administration. Expresses that many people he visited with could have been easily fed if they had the funding. Names those few whom he has encountered; Dr. Beeukes, Margaret Shydlovski, George Kartzov, and Natalia Polakova.

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

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

Subjects: RussiaWelfareInternational RelationsInternational relief

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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