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The first unit of American Friends Service Committee trainees, Haverford College, Haverford, PA, 1917.
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Group photograph

Credit: Courtesy the American Friends Service Committee

During World War I, young AFSC volunteers, both men and women, worked with British Quakers in France providing relief and medical care to refugees, and repairing and rebuilding homes. After the war, the AFSC extended its work into Russia, Serbia, Poland, Germany, and Austria.

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