The article discusses some aspects of the activities of zemstvo self-government of the Ufa province during the First World War. During this difficult period, when the demand for public charitable assistance was very high, provincial zemstvos were rebuilding their work in several areas including assistance to the military department to supply the army with food and clothing, helping sick and wounded soldiers, providing, in various forms, of assistance to families of mobilized, invalids as a result of war, refugees, etc. On the basis of archival material, reports of zemstvo institutions, periodicals of the early XX century, modern studies, the experience of work in emergencies of the Zemstvo of one of the provinces of the country in providing assistance to different groups of the population affected by the war is shown.

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R. R. Shilova

Institute of History, Language and Literature, Ufa Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences

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