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Harold Chance journals, reports, and evaluation of Friends Peace Service work


Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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Harold J. Chance was the Director of Friends Peace Service of the American Friends Service Committee from 1943 to 1962. The son of John and Mabel Wood Chance of Hardin County, Iowa, Harold married Wannitta Allee in Oskaloosa in 1924. After his retirement, Chance moved to Florida where he died in 1975.

Given to Friends Historical Library by J. Passmore Elkinton with the permission of Harold Chance.

Source of acquisition--J. Passmore Elkinton. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1950 & n.d.

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