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Anonymous

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Creation Date

4-1917

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The YMCA encouraged civilian internees at Ruhleben to plant gardens outside their barracks to improve the appearance of the camp and to give the prisoners projects to help them pass their idle time while in captivity. The Ruhleben Horticultural Society provided prizes to the best garden in this April 1917 competition.

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Germany, Ruhleben, Entertainment, Gardening, YMCA, British Internees

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