New Works in the Field / Philanthropy and Education / Philanthropy and Historical Research

Early 20th Century American Philanthropy in the Near East

Editors’ Note: Continuing the site’s forum on philanthropy & education,¬†Michael Limberg¬†presents some of his ongoing dissertation research on early twentieth century U.S. development in the Near East. By 1920, field workers and administrators of the New York-based humanitarian agency Near East Relief realized they had a problem: they had been extremely successful, perhaps too successful, … Continue reading