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Inventory of the Margaret E. Hill Papers
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Box: 1-2

American Relief for France file 1943-1949

Scope and Contents note

Contains correspondence, clippings, photographs, reports, lists, exhibit materials, and printed matter. Around 1946, the organization changed its name to American Aid to France, which may be found on some of the later documents.

Arrangement note

In alphabetical order by project or form and thereunder chronologically
Box/Folder: 1 : 1-2

Argentan file, 1948

 

Calais file, 1946-1947

Box/Folder: 1 : 3

Le siège de Calais et le dévouement des six bourgeois, by Maurice Martin, Calais city archivist, circa 1946

Box/Folder: 1 : 4

Report by American Aid to France transport driver J.A. Manley, circa 1946

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

Aperçu de l'histoire de Calais, 1947 January 3

Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Florence Gilliam letter on conditions in Calais, 1947 March 31

 

Package adoption program files, 1944-1949

Box/Folder: 1 : 7

Red Cross Prisoner of War package guidelines, 1944

Box/Folder: 1 : 8

Package adoption program proposal, 1945 November

Box/Folder: 1 : 9

Index cards, 1945-1946

Scope and Contents note

Cards include names of children, age, status of parents, and photographs
Box/Folder: 1 : 10

List of children, 1946 March

Box/Folder: 1 : 11

Los Angeles Times clipping, 1946 May 26

Scope and Contents note

Article includes a photograph of Hill
Box/Folder: 1 : 12

Thank you letters from France, 1946-1948

Box/Folder: 1 : 13

Fundraising appeal, 1949

 

Public relations bureau file, 1944-1948

 

Promotional materials, 1946-1947

Box/Folder: 1 : 14

1,200,000 Thanks for 1,200,000 Chocolate Bars, 1946

Box/Folder: 1 : 15

Le Théatre de la mode: A Creation by French Artists and Designers Organised by the Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne; Presented to New York by American Relief for France under the Auspices of l'Association Française d'Action Artistique in Aid of l'Entr'Aide française , 1946

Box/Folder: 1 : 16-17

Reports, 1944-1948

Scope and Contents note

Includes reports on Grand-Synthe and joint activities between American Relief for France and the American Friends Service Committee
Box/Folder: 2 : 1-5

Exhibit material on the war in France, produced by the Coordinating Council of French Relief Societies, 1943

Scope and Contents note

Includes reprints of photographs by Thérèse Bonney
Box: 3

United Nations War Relief Council file 1943-1947

Scope and Contents note

Contains bulletins, clippings, correspondence, flyers, minutes, radio transcripts, and reports

Arrangement note

In alphabetical order by form or title and thereunder chronologically
 

Correspondence, 1944-1947

Box/Folder: 3 : 1

California War Chest, 1944-1945

Box/Folder: 3 : 2

Carnet, Joseph M., 1944

Box/Folder: 3 : 3

Coordinating Council of French Relief Societies, 1944

Box/Folder: 3 : 4

Royal Norwegian Information Service, 1944 and 1947

Box/Folder: 3 : 5

Sayler, Lucie R., 1946

Box/Folder: 3 : 6

United Yugoslav Relief Fund of America, 1944

Box/Folder: 3 : 7

Wooster, John B., circa 1945

Scope and Contents note

On the Philippines
Box/Folder: 3 : 8-10

Clippings on fundraising events, 1943-1947

Box/Folder: 3 : 11

Bulletins, 1944

Box/Folder: 3 : 12

Flyers and clippings advertising poster exhibit, 1944 April

Box/Folder: 3 : 13

"History of the United Nations War Relief Council," 1947

Box/Folder: 3 : 14

Letterhead, War Relief Councils 1945-1947

Box/Folder: 3 : 15

Meeting minutes, 1947 December 3

 

Radio broadcast transcripts, 1944-1947

Box/Folder: 3 : 16

Françoise Dony interview on the German occupation of Belgium, 1944

Box/Folder: 3 : 17

Irena Grodzka interview, 1944 July 19

Scope and Contents note

Grodzka was a captain of the Women's Auxiliary Service (WAS) in Poland (Pomocnicza Służba Kobiet or PSK)
Box/Folder: 3 : 18

One minute radio spots to raise money for relief efforts in Czechoslovakia, Poland, Holland, and France, circa 1946

Box/Folder: 3 : 19

Claude Angles interview on the French underground, circa 1946

Box/Folder: 3 : 20

Jean-Pierre Aumont and Stanley Maw interview on French relief, circa 1946

Box/Folder: 3 : 21

Radio program by Ralph Rose featuring Basil Rathbone, Jean Hersholt, and Anna Mae Wong, circa 1946

Box/Folder: 3 : 22

"Your World Tomorrow," program with Donald M. Nelson, President of the Society of Independent Motion Picture Producers and Chairman of the United Nations War Relief Council, Warren A. Wilson, and Manchester Boddy, publisher of the Los Angeles Daily News. circa 1946

Box/Folder: 3 : 23

"Down in Flames, Out by Underground," by Bierne Lay, adapted by Leona Wilson, 1947 June 6

Box/Folder: 3 : 24

"This Day Remembered," 1947 June 6

Scope and Contents note

See also Sound recordings
Box/Folder: 3 : 25

Charles Boyer, Jean Sablon, Louis Jourdan, and Alexandre de Manziarly interviews, 1947 June 18

Box/Folder: 3 : 26

Reports on Great Britain and Holland Relief, 1943-1947

Box: 3-4

Printed matter 1941-1946

Scope and Contents note

Contains pamphlets, brochures, and flyers

Arrangement note

In alphabetical order by issuing organization
Box/Folder 3 : 27

America Denmark Relief, 1943

Box/Folder 3 : 28

American Aid to France, 1942-1946

Box/Folder 3 : 29

American Committee for Luxembourg Relief, 1943

Box/Folder 3 : 30

American Friends Service Committee, 1942-1944

Box/Folder 3 : 31-32

American Red Cross, 1943-1944

Scope and Contents note

Includes Prisoners of War Bulletin
Mixed materials 3 : 33

American Relief for Czechoslovakia, 1946

Box/Folder 3 : 34

American Relief for Holland, 1946

Box/Folder 3 : 35

American Relief for Norway, 1942-1944

Box/Folder 3 : 36

American Relief for Poland, 1946

Box/Folder 3 : 37

American Society for Russian Relief, 1946

Box/Folder 3 : 38

Belgian Information Center, 1941-1943

Box/Folder 3 : 39

Belgian War Relief Society, 1941-1943

Box/Folder 4 : 1

British War Relief Society, 1943-1945

Box/Folder 4 : 2

California War Chest, 1945

Box/Folder 4 : 3

Czechoslovak National Council of America, 1942-1943

Box/Folder 4 : 4

Fighting French Relief Committee, 1942-1944

Box/Folder 4 : 5

French Press and Information Service, 1944 and 1946

Box/Folder 4 : 6

Greek Office of Information, circa 1943

Box/Folder 4 : 7

Greek War Relief Association, 1943

Box/Folder 4 : 8

Help the Children Committee, 1943

Box/Folder 4 : 9

Los Angeles Area War Chest, 1943

Box/Folder 4 : 10

Los Angeles Committee for Christian Refugee Relief, 1942

Box/Folder 4 : 11

National Congress of Industrial Organizations War Relief Committee, 1944

Box/Folder 4 : 12

National Committee on Food, 1943

Box/Folder 4 : 13

National War Fund, 1943

Box/Folder 4 : 14

Netherlands Information Bureau, 1943

Box/Folder 4 : 15

Polish Government Information Center, 1945-1946

Box/Folder 4 : 16

Polish War Relief, 1943-1945

Box/Folder 4 : 17

Queen Wilhemina Fund, 1942-1943

Box/Folder 4 : 18

Refugee Relief Trustees, 1943

Box/Folder 4 : 19

Russian War Relief, 1944

Box/Folder 4 : 20

Le Secours Français, 1944

Box/Folder 4 : 21

Unitarian Service Committee, 1943

Box/Folder 4 : 22-23

United China Relief, 1943-1946

Box/Folder 4 : 24

United Czechoslovak Relief, 1943

Box/Folder 4 : 25

United Jewish Appeal, 1943

Box/Folder 4 : 26

United Seaman's Service, 1943

Box/Folder 4 : 27

United Service Organizations, 1942-1944

Box/Folder 4 : 28

United Service to Holland, 1946

Box/Folder 4 : 29

United States Committee for the Care of European Children, 1943

Box/Folder 4 : 30

United Yugoslav Relief Fund, 1943

Box/Folder 4 : 31

War Prisoners Aid of the Young Men's Christian Associations, 1943-1944

Box/Folder 4 : 32

Yiddish Scientific Institute, 1944

Box: 5

Oversize material 1944-1947

Scope and Contents note

Contains a poster and albums of photographs and drawings

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically
Box 6

City of Calais album dedicated to American Aid to France, 1946

Scope and Contents note

Contains watercolor and crayon drawings by children
Box 7

City of Calais album dedicated to Los Angeles, 1946

Scope and Contents note

Contains photographs of buildings in Calais after the war
Box 7

Federation of Religious Vacation Camps album presented to American Aid to France, 1946 December

Scope and Contents note

Contains photographs of children in Calais
Box 5

Christmas poster dedicated to American Aid to France from the city of Calais, 1947 December

Box: 5 and Film shelf

Films 1940s

Scope and Contents note

Except for one 25mm film strip, all are 16mm acetate film reels.

Arrangement note

In alphabetical order by canister title
Film shelf

"8.L.0.2"

Film shelf

"Belgium"

Film shelf

"Bridge to Yinhsi"

Film shelf

"Corsica"

Box: 5

"Let's Look at China," United China Relief, 1944

Scope and Contents note

150 still pictures of China on 25mm film strip
Box: Photo file

Photographs 1940-1947

Scope and Contents note

Contains prints and negatives from press services and relief agencies
Envelope: A

Calais, France, after World War II, 1946-1947

Scope and Contents note

Large format negatives
Envelope: B

"Le Théatre de la mode" exhibit, 1946

Scope and Contents note

Photographs from an exhibit featuring the work of French artists and designers organized by American Relief for France. See Box 1 for exhibit catalog
Envelope: C

Calais, France, after World War II, 1946-1947

Scope and Contents note

Includes index of photographs
Envelope: D

United Nations War Relief Council fundraising events in Los Angeles, 1945-1947

Scope and Contents note

Includes photograph of Pearl S. Buck
Envelope: E

American Relief for France in Calais, 1942-1947

Envelope: F

Norwegian Official Photo Service, 1940-1943

Scope and Contents note

Depicts bombing in Narvik, Norway and conditions during the German occupation
Envelope: G

American Relief for Czechoslovakia photo service, 1944-1947

Scope and Contents note

Includes the Czechoslovak army training in England and Edvard Beneš with soldiers
Envelope: H

Polish Government Information Center photo service, 1943-1944

Scope and Contents note

Depicts victims in Warsaw, Polish refugees in Iran, and the concentration camp Majdanek
Envelope: I

Miscellaneous relief agencies, 1942-1946

Scope and Contents note

Contains photographs from British War Relief, Russian War Relief, United China Relief, United Yugoslav Relief, and War Prisoners Aid
Record cabinet

Sound recordings 1944 and 1947

Scope and Contents note

Contains broadcast recordings produced by United China Relief and the UNWRC

Arrangement note

In alphabetical order by disc title
 

"Let's Look at China," United China Relief, 1944

Scope and Contents note

16" vinyl disc
Record cabinet

"A Message from France," with Jean-Pierre Aumont, circa 1946

Scope and Contents note

12" vinyl disc
Record cabinet

"This Day Remembered" 1947 June 6

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 79071_a_0002897

Scope and Contents note

Radio dramatization commemorating the third anniversary of D-Day. Describes American pilots shot down, rescued by a French farmer, and aided by the French underground. Use copy available on computer workstation
Record cabinet

"United Nations War Relief Council," 1947 June

Scope and Contents note

Side A: "Sale of America." Side B: One minute cuts on the UN, Holland, Norway, Poland, Philippines, France. 16" vinyl disc