National Geographic : 1919 Nov
STARVING WOMEN IN THIE TOWN OF IGDIR "They will be dead in two days," the American Committee manager told the author. In cold Armenia there is no such ghastly exposure of protruding ribs and shrunken bodies as famine produces in India. Old women like these die of exposure and malnutrition before starvation marks their bodies enough to awaken sympathetic aid. BEGGING FOR BREAD AS THE Photographs by Melville Chater AMERICAN RELIEF TRAIN ARRIVES AT AN ARMENIAN STATION Among the Armenian refugees are women who have a proud past and who are driven to beggary by indescribable conditions.