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Notes from Fran on the Relief Effort

Fran typed her rememberences of the relief effort in the early 1980s for a history of the American Ornithologists Union (AOU) that was then being put together. Here is the ending of her story:

How did they get so many people involved?

The relief effort was largely a person to person effort. But several letters were sent to a wider audience to get as many people as possible involved.

The Committee also gave updates at their annual meetings:

Here's an update given in the late 1940s.