American Council of Voluntary Agencies for Foreign Service records

Citation
American Council of Voluntary Agencies for Foreign Service records

Material Information

Title:
American Council of Voluntary Agencies for Foreign Service records
Creator:
American Council of Voluntary Agencies for Foreign Service
Cooperative for American Remittances to Europe, Inc
Language:
English
Physical Description:
0.21 : (1 box) ;

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
War relief ( lcsh )
World War, 1939-1945 -- America ( lcsh )
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees ( lcsh )
World War, 1939-1945 ( lcsh )

Notes

Scope and Content:
The records consist of meeting minutes from various committees that were formed to discuss the immediate situation of displaced peoples in Western Europe. The records include minutes from the committees on Camps, Displaced Persons, Italy, and France.
Preferred Citation:
American Council of Voluntary Agencies for Foreign Service, Special Collections Department, Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
Biographical:
The American Council of Voluntary Agencies for Foreign Services, Inc. was the precursor of the group Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere (CARE). A relief group of 22 American organizations that came together with the aim of sending food aid and basic supplies to war-torn Europe. The original organization monitored the dire situation in post-World War II Europe, especially France, Italy, and Germany, to discuss ways in which to alleviate the dire situations of the numerous displaced persons after the war. CARE was founded right after World War II, on November 27th, 1945, and the first 20,000 "CARE packages" reached the port of Le Havre, France, on May 11, 1946. "CARE packages" are now a trademarked term that is synonymous with any form of aid package. The 22 groups associated with the project included: The American Christian Committee for Refugees, American Friends of Service Committee, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, American ORT Federation, American Relief for Italy, Inc., Central Location Index, Inc., Hadassah, HIAS-ICA Emigration Association, Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees, International Migration Services, International Rescue and Relief Committee. Italian Relief Workshop, Labor League for Human Rights, AFL, Russian Children's Welfare Society, Save the Children Foundation, Self-help for Émigrés from Central Europe, Tolstoy Foundation, Unitarian Service Committee, United States Committee for the Care of European Children, World Student Service Fund.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
None. The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright. Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at [url=http://www.copyright.gov/%C2%A0]http://www.copyright.gov/[/url]for more information.
Resource Identifier:
A40 ( USFLDC CID )
u29.125-a40-ead ( USFLDC Handle )

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Mixed Material

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Guide to the American Council of Voluntary Agencies for Foreign Service records
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The American Council of Voluntary Agencies for Foreign Services, Inc. was the precursor of the group Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere (CARE). A relief group of 22 American organizations that came together with the aim of sending food aid and basic supplies to war-torn Europe. The original organization monitored the dire situation in post-World War II Europe, especially France, Italy, and Germany, to discuss ways in which to alleviate the dire situations of the numerous displaced persons after the war. CARE was founded right after World War II, on November 27th, 1945, and the first 20,000 "CARE packages" reached the port of Le Havre, France, on May 11, 1946. "CARE packages" are now a trademarked term that is synonymous with any form of aid package.
The 22 groups associated with the project included: The American Christian Committee for Refugees, American Friends of Service Committee, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, American ORT Federation, American Relief for Italy, Inc., Central Location Index, Inc., Hadassah, HIAS-ICA Emigration Association, Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees, International Migration Services, International Rescue and Relief Committee. Italian Relief Workshop, Labor League for Human Rights, AFL, Russian Children's Welfare Society, Save the Children Foundation, Self-help for Émigrés from Central Europe, Tolstoy Foundation, Unitarian Service Committee, United States Committee for the Care of European Children, World Student Service Fund.
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Access Terms
This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
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Topical Term:
650 lcsh War relief.
World War, 1939-1945 -- America
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees
World War, 1939-1945.
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Administrative Information
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Conditions Governing Access:
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Preferred Citation:
American Council of Voluntary Agencies for Foreign Service, Special Collections Department, Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
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Related Materials:
The successor of the American Council for Voluntary Agencies for Foreign Services, Inc. was the CARE organization. They still exist to this day and the external link contains their website.
Information about related materials is available at http://www.care.org/
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Scope and Contents
The records consist of meeting minutes from various committees that were formed to discuss the immediate situation of displaced peoples in Western Europe. The records include minutes from the committees on Camps, Displaced Persons, Italy, and France.
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Meeting Minutes
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Sub-committee on Camps
February 13, 1945
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Joint Meeting on Italy and Displaced Persons
March 14, 1945
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Committee on Camps and Displaced Persons
April 18, 1945
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Report to Committee on Displaced Persons- Charting of Services
May 1, 1944
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Interim Committee on Displaced Persons and Italy
May 7, 1945
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Committee on Camps
May 9, 1945
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Camps Committee
May 11, 1945
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Displaced Committee
June 2, 1945
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Displaced Persons Committee
September 12, 1945
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Committee on France
November 1, 1945
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Committee on France
December 11, 1945


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The American Council of Voluntary Agencies for Foreign Services, Inc. was the precursor of the group Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere (CARE). A relief group of 22 American organizations that came together with the aim of sending food aid and basic supplies to war-torn Europe. The original organization monitored the dire situation in post-World War II Europe, especially France, Italy, and Germany, to discuss ways in which to alleviate the dire situations of the numerous displaced persons after the war. CARE was founded right after World War II, on November 27th, 1945, and the first 20,000 "CARE packages" reached the port of Le Havre, France, on May 11, 1946. "CARE packages" are now a trademarked term that is synonymous with any form of aid package. The 22 groups associated with the project included: The American Christian Committee for Refugees, American Friends of Service Committee, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, American ORT Federation, American Relief for Italy, Inc., Central Location Index, Inc., Hadassah, HIAS-ICA Emigration Association, Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees, International Migration Services, International Rescue and Relief Committee. Italian Relief Workshop, Labor League for Human Rights, AFL, Russian Children's Welfare Society, Save the Children Foundation, Self-help for Émigrés from Central Europe, Tolstoy Foundation, Unitarian Service Committee, United States Committee for the Care of European Children, World Student Service Fund.
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