This article from the Greenbelt Cooperator, a newspaper in Greenbelt, Maryland, highlighted a new program from the National Refugee Service that will start in Greenbelt with the arrival of 15 refugee children for two weeks from late July to early August in 1940.
- What is the central idea of this article? What does the author want the reader to know and understand?
- According to the article, what is the goal of the vacation for the refugee children? Why would this goal be important?
- How does this article reflect American's attitudes towards refugees?
"Local Citizens Will Sponsor Vacations for Refugees," Greenbelt Cooperator, 3 July 1940. Courtesy of Library of Congress