Box 298 Folder 12 #4140 Stamped Hiram Myers Used in a center spread appeal in Bagdad on the Subway, A Periodical of Association News, No. 7, September 1919, pages 8 & 9. Heading: WAR'S LEGACY TO THE POOR OF NEW YORK "War has left a very direct legacy to the poor of New York City - a legacy that is being felt at the present time, ten months after the armistice, more acutely even than it was at the t ime of the armistice. This legacy is in the form of increases in the cost of the necessities of life, which is causing serious concern to those organizations which are confronted with the necessity of giving assistance to those who by reason of sickness or death are in need. . . ."