Search the Archives

Getting Started: You may want to begin by learning About the Collections, or reviewing our Finding Aids to learn more about our processed records.

Search Our Names Index

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Search over 500,000 names from historic documents and client lists of those helped by JDC. To assist you, our search engine will automatically show alternate or similar spellings to the one you enter.

Search Our Text Collections

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This search is designed for historians, educators, and other users looking for primary source materials. It searches 2.4 million digitized pages from JDC text collections spanning 1914-1977.

Search Our Photographs

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Search over 65,000 digitized photographs from our historic collection, spanning 1914 to the present. To include our photos on Facebook or other social media, please cite the JDC Archives as the source or include a link to our website.

Video Tutorial: How to Search the JDC Text Archives

Video Tutorial: How to Search the JDC Photo Collection