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

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Places:

  • Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union.

Subjects:

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

Edition Notes

Book details

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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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. The ARA's immediate predecessor was the important United States Food Administration, also headed by and some of his collaborators had already gained useful Founders: United States Congress.

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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. Fisher was a member of the American Relief Administration.

On Jthe newspaper Pravda reported that a famine was raging in the Volga area, one even worse than the terrible famine ofwhich 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 1921-1923 book 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 Augustabout six months before he left, is a detailed in depth view of Childs's Russian experience.

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Responding to a plea for help from the Soviet government. the American Relief Administration (ARA) agreed to provide famine relief in the stricken areas. Series II includes Lapteff's article about American Relief Administration work in Ufa, Russia,memoir by V. Novikov (both in Russian), clippings, photographs, documents, postcards made by Lapteff, notebook with poetry.

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Congress passed an appropriation to send $20 million worth of corn and wheat seed to starving Russia. He praises Michael Scammell’s “nuanced review” of Douglas Smith’s Former People: The Last Days of The Russian Aristocracy – but then takes him to task for a passage about the fox trot, one of the unlikelier imports brought to Russia by Americans working for the American Relief Administration in – (we wrote about that effort.

Bert Patenaude, author of The Big Show in Bololand: The American Relief Expedition to Soviet Russia in the Famine oftold me that he was a Stanford graduate student writing the last chapters on his dissertation about early Bolshevik food policy when, as he explains it, “I’m seeing what wasn’t such a simple story from the communist side.”.

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During World War I and the Bolshevik Revolution, JDC sent emergency aid for destitute Jews caught in the maelstrom of war and devastation. JDC began a partnership with the American Relief Administration in the early s; in the mids it established Agro-Joint, which developed agricultural settlements in Ukraine and Crimea until it was closed down by the authorities in Herbert Hoover & the American Relief Administration’s Efforts in Soviet Russia, ; Anti-Soviet Sentiment Stymies Success.

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Hoover and his American Relief Administration staff, while engaged in famine relief in Soviet Russia intook the opportunity to collect published and unpublished materials, including ephemera, particularly that which related to the contemporary situation.

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An award-winning historian reveals the harrowing, little-known story of an American effort to save the newly formed Soviet Union from disasterAfter decades of the Cold War and renewed tensions, in the wake of Russian meddling in the election, cooperation between the United States and Russia seems impossible to imagine—and yet, as Douglas Smith reveals, it has a forgotten but .

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