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The square of Kavalla holds a mixed crowd of humanity - Greeks, Turks, Vlacks and Jews In Kavalla there were formerly nearly 16,000 workmen but when the Bulgarians took the town they treated the Greeks with such cruelty - stripping the town and giving flour only to the Turks - that when the Greeks reoccupied the place there were only 1,000, the rest having died of starvation or being held in Bulgaria as hostages.

The square of Kavalla holds a mixed crowd of humanity - Greeks, Turks,...

Illus. in: "Snaps of Macedonia," Travel. New York : Robert McBride & Company, 1920, vol. 35, no. 1, p. 13. Title from item.

So scarce is food in most parts of the Balkans that they sell potatoes and other vegetables by the piece and not by the basket. This shows a typical street market at Kavalla, each merchant with a full day's stock. If it had not been for the American Red Cross assistance in the Balkans many more people would have starved

So scarce is food in most parts of the Balkans that they sell potatoes...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: ARC Paris Office. Group title: Greece (Markets) On caption card: (1048) Used in: ... More

American bread for Greeks. At the American Red Cross relief station in Kavalla with Christians, Mohammedans and Jews lined up for a bread ration. The Red Cross took over an old Turkish tobacco warehouse at Kavalla for its station

American bread for Greeks. At the American Red Cross relief station in...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: ARC, Paris Office. Group title: Greece (Supplies) On caption card: (10139) Used i... More

"Americans Gave Life Fighting Here." A view of Kavalla, Greece, where the American Red Cross put up its most desparate fight against the typhus epidemic that was sweeping over the Balkans

"Americans Gave Life Fighting Here." A view of Kavalla, Greece, where ...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: ARC Paris Office. Group title: Greece. Gift; American National Red Cross 1944 and... More

A ragged Macedonian peasant at Kavalla, Greece, going to American Red Cross Relief Station

A ragged Macedonian peasant at Kavalla, Greece, going to American Red ...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: ARC, Paris Office. Group title: Greece. Gift; American National Red Cross 1944 an... More

Where coffins are used as toys. Three refugee waifs of Kavalla, Greece, picked up by American Red Cross workers, were found playing with this tin coffin which was originally destined as a metal shroud for one of the thousands of typhus victims in this town of misery. They were living from one refugee family to another, picking up scraps of food from place to place. Their present address is a comfortable Red Cross orphanage in Serbia

Where coffins are used as toys. Three refugee waifs of Kavalla, Greece...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: Paris Office. Group title: Children-Greece. On caption card: (11738) Used in: T.T... More

Winner of Balkan "Misery Honors". A view of Kavalla, Greece, that contained more misery to the square foot than any other town in the Levant according to American Red Cross relief workers. The Red Cross was the first relief agency to reach this Greek city after the armistice, and here it found thousands of refugees from Serbia and Greece sick and starving. The citadel surmounting the hill is an old Turkish fortress, sitting like a grim, patient vulture sure of its prey, for within it the victims of war, plague and pestilence were buried

Winner of Balkan "Misery Honors". A view of Kavalla, Greece, that cont...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: ARC Paris Office. Group title: General, Greece. On caption card: (11737) Used in:... More

Why Balkan Demobilization is Slow. A scene at Kavalla, Macedonia, with Greek soldiers camping in the streets. This is one of the many disputed towns of the Balkans where demobilization is held up pending the settlement of these questions. The American is Captain Claude E. Marble, of Oneida, N.Y. artificial limb expert for the American Red Cross, who has been directing the work in several wooden leg factories established by the American relief organization in the Balkans

Why Balkan Demobilization is Slow. A scene at Kavalla, Macedonia, with...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: ARC Paris Office. Group title: Gen. Greece. On caption card: (12/1118) Used in: A... More