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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ... VII. CASE REPORTS. Of the 883 cases considered for relief distribution, 661 cases were families in which deaths occurred, 101 cases were injuries an This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ... VII. CASE REPORTS. Of the 883 cases considered for relief distribution, 661 cases were families in which deaths occurred, 101 cases were injuries and property losses, and 121 were unrecognized claims. With the exception of $3,889 the whole sum was used to relieve the distress in families where deaths occurred. Attention to individual needs was given after the problems relating to general social groups had been considered. Careful information regarding the family situation was secured before permanent plans were made. In some cases this necessitated long and difficult correspondence, as the families, dependent upon the earnings of the victims of the disaster, lived in remote parts of Poland, Russia, and other warring countries of Europe. In those cases months elapsed before reliable information regarding the conditions of the families could be secured and the final decisions made. Public and private agencies assisted in working out plans for permanent help, so that the fund granted by the Red Cross was an investment in a permanent plan for the welfare of the bereaved families. The deaths in all cases are indicated by the heavy black type. The groups are arranged according to the social status of families after the disaster. GROUP A. CHILDREN ALONE. In 19 families of children alone surviving, 26 victims were lost, and 24 young children rendered dependent. 77% of the victims in this group carried insurance, while 42% owned property. The largest pro rata distribution was made in this group, which included many minor children. The amount of insurance held was $11,603, while the amount of equity in real estate was $12,700. GROUP A--I. (Loss of Parent or Parents) No. 17. (German.) Mother, 47; son, 24. Insurance, $500. A mother, employed by the...


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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ... VII. CASE REPORTS. Of the 883 cases considered for relief distribution, 661 cases were families in which deaths occurred, 101 cases were injuries an This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ... VII. CASE REPORTS. Of the 883 cases considered for relief distribution, 661 cases were families in which deaths occurred, 101 cases were injuries and property losses, and 121 were unrecognized claims. With the exception of $3,889 the whole sum was used to relieve the distress in families where deaths occurred. Attention to individual needs was given after the problems relating to general social groups had been considered. Careful information regarding the family situation was secured before permanent plans were made. In some cases this necessitated long and difficult correspondence, as the families, dependent upon the earnings of the victims of the disaster, lived in remote parts of Poland, Russia, and other warring countries of Europe. In those cases months elapsed before reliable information regarding the conditions of the families could be secured and the final decisions made. Public and private agencies assisted in working out plans for permanent help, so that the fund granted by the Red Cross was an investment in a permanent plan for the welfare of the bereaved families. The deaths in all cases are indicated by the heavy black type. The groups are arranged according to the social status of families after the disaster. GROUP A. CHILDREN ALONE. In 19 families of children alone surviving, 26 victims were lost, and 24 young children rendered dependent. 77% of the victims in this group carried insurance, while 42% owned property. The largest pro rata distribution was made in this group, which included many minor children. The amount of insurance held was $11,603, while the amount of equity in real estate was $12,700. GROUP A--I. (Loss of Parent or Parents) No. 17. (German.) Mother, 47; son, 24. Insurance, $500. A mother, employed by the...

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