The American Relief Administration in Russia, 1921-1923
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The American Relief Administration in Russia, 1921-1923 by Harold H. Fisher

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Published by Russell Sage Foundation in [New York] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union.

Subjects:

  • American Relief Administration.,
  • Reconstruction (1914-1939) -- Soviet Union.,
  • Soviet Union -- Famines.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby H.H. Fisher.
Series[Russell Sage Foundation, New York] Administration of relief abroad, a series of occasional papers,, 6
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD809.U5 A17 no. 6
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p.
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6456480M
LC Control Number43017716
OCLC/WorldCa6324845

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The American Relief Administration, headed by then-Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover, at its peak in mid fed over ten million people a day (p. ). It was one of the first encounters between "bourgeois" Americans and the population of this new Soviet society.   Part of the Occasional Papers series, this pamphlet details the American Relief Administration's planning and administering of relief in Russia between and H. H. Fisher was a member of the American Relief Administration. On J , the newspaper Pravda reported that a famine was raging in the Volga area, one even worse than the terrible famine of , which had been witnessed by a young Marxist lawyer named Vladimir Ulyanov. His view at that time was that the proper role for a revolutionary socialist was not to engage in famine relief but to organize the destruction of the system that bred famines. In one of the most devastating famines in history threatened the lives of millions of Russians as well as the continuance of Soviet rule. Responding to a plea for help from the Soviet government, the American Relief Administration (ARA) agreed to provide famine relief in the stricken areas. The ARA was a private relief organization headed by Herbert Hoover, then U.S. secretary of commerce.

The diary which begins in the days before Childs enters Soviet Russia in and ends rather abruptly in August , about six months before he left, is a detailed in depth view of Childs's Russian experience. There is first an account of the inner working of the American Relief Administration (ARA) at all levels from Moscow to the workers in the kitchens that fed the starving children and. The famine in Soviet Russia, ;: The operations of the American Relief Administration, ([Leland Stanford Junior University. Library] Hoover war library publications -) [Fisher, Harold H] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The famine in Soviet Russia, ;: The operations of the American Relief Administration, ([Leland Stanford Junior : Harold H Fisher. The famine in Soviet Russia the operations of the American Relief Administration. description Object description. Includes index. Show more. Object details Category Books. The American Relief Administration in Russia Books. The Amaroc News the daily newspaper of the American Forces in Germany, Binder of content notes, belonging to Suda L. Bane, Librarian of the American Relief Administration; these are the content notes for Documents of the American Relief Administration European operations, and Documents of the American Relief Administration Russian operations,

  in , soviet citizens faced starvation's in one of the worst famines in history, setting aside political differences, the new soviet government asked herbert hoover's american relief administration for help. douglas smithn gives an illustrated talk about the story based on his story the russian job, the forgotten the story of how america saved the soviet union from ruin. >> good evening . The Famine in Soviet Russia – The Operations of the American Relief Administration. New York: Macmillan. Patenaude, Bertrand M. (). The Big Show in Bololand: The American Relief Expedition to Soviet Russia in the Famine of Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. Weissman, Benjamin M. ().   American Relief Administration (ARA) was an American relief mission to Europe and later post-revolutionary Russia after World War I. Herbert Hoover, future president of the United States, was the program director.. Contents. ARA and Poland; ARA and Russian famine of ; See also; Bibliography; Further reading; The ARA's immediate predecessor was the important United States . PUBLISHERS WEEKLY AUG 5, Smith (Rasputin) delivers a narrowly focused history of one program of the American Relief Administration, a "quasi-intelligence and diplomatic organization" that, during the famine in the Soviet Union, operated soup kitchens and fed over 10 million people.