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What is the JDC Archives Indexing Project?

The goal of the ongoing JDC Archives Indexing Project is to index significant lists of individuals who received JDC assistance and to make them available to researchers in digital format. To search for an individual on these lists, please click here. You will also be able to access the original...

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Hungarian Refugee Cards, 1956-1957, Now Available in JDC Names Index

The JDC Archives Names Index now includes Hungarian Refugee Cards from 1956-57 from JDCs office in Vienna. Researchers and interested family historians can access these cards via the Names Index. The JDC Archives holds 10,000 Hungarian refugee registration cards, which contain biographical information, including birthplace and nationality, profession, temporary address in Austria, and destination, and country of destination. Over 4,000 of these cards are available in the Names Index, with more cards added regularly! Some 170,000 refugees, among them more than 18,000 Jews, fled from Hungary to Austria after the Hungarian Revolution in October 1956. Voluntary agencies were called...

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