New York State Archives, NYSA_A4234-78_B1_F1_Armenian_Syrian_relief
Appeal from the American Committee for Armenian and Syrian Relief asking the State Council of Defense to organize help from New Yorkers, July 9, 1918.
Which group sent the letter? To whom did they send the letter?
What does the letter speak about?
What specifically is the recipient being asked to do?
Do you think letters like this would be effective?
Research how much private companies/individuals donated to the Armenian relief campaign.
ELA/Media Arts: Create a pamphlet to go along with this letter that might further help generate relief.
Balakian, Peter. The Burning Tigris. NY, Perenial, 2003. Barton, James. Story of Near East Relief. MacMillan, 1930.