Settlement of the Memel Controversy
Miss Spence was for two years engaged in war work for the French Government in France, and on her return to the United States spent a year in Jugoslav relief work. As General Director of the America’s Making movement she was brought into intimate contact with the leaders of some thirty-five different nationalities. She is a member of the Baltic Society, and has recently organized and directed an educational campaign for the three Baltic republics—Esthonia, Latvia and Lithuania, ail of which countries she visited In a recent tour of Central Europe. She has had especially close contact with Lithuania; and has made a close study of the Memel controversy, which she discussed exhaustively with both the President and Prime Minister of Lithuania. She afterward visited Memel, where she was the guest of honor at a banquet given by the Governor, and where she met the leaders of the Memel insurrection.
Matilda Spence; Settlement of the Memel Controversy. Current History 1 August 1924; 20 (2): 233–238. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.1918.104.22.168
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