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(January 1952)

Ouverson, Robert L.
Youth for international union,   p. [16] PDF (730.7 KB)


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The youth hostel in Beerfelden was official headquarters
for the weeklong conference.     (Photos lby Klinger, Sandbich)
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Conferees go to Castle Kraehberg for informal reception
given in their honor by the Count of Erbac h-Fuerstenau.
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( >S Resident (Officer
W HEN KARL MAYER, youth leader in Erbach county,
W Hesse, and members of the county's youth committee
attended the opening session of the international Lorelei
Youth Camp* near the Rhine town of St. Goarshausen,
they were so impressed that they decided to "bring the
mountain to Mahomet" and stage a similar program in
their own bailiwick.
Word was spread around the Lorelei that any campers
there would be welcome in Erbach county after the big
international session was over. A total of 23 youth from
18 to 25 years of age - Belgian, Dutch, French and
Italian - accepted. The foreign young people and their
German hosts lived together for a week at the Beer-
felden youth hostel, where they plunged into all kinds
of discussions covering such controversial matters as
German forces in a European army, the fight against
*See "Famed Lorelei Beckons Youth" il In iojmation Bullet in,
September 1951.
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