Everything Possible: JDC and the Children of the DP Camps

The S.S. <em>Marine Flasher</em> was the first ship to transport Jewish displaced persons to the United States. In addition to travel costs, JDC provided entry assistance, kosher food and other necessities. One of the youngest among 450 passengers aided by JDC, a baby girl carried on board in her new carriage leaves Bremerhaven for New York.  Germany, c. 1946.

President Truman's Directive

President Truman's Directive of 1946 enabled 17,000 Jewish displaced persons to enter the U.S. at that time.