Explore the Archives

The JDC Archives documents the relief, rescue and rehabilitation activities of the organization, from its founding in 1914 to the present. Its holdings include over 3 miles of text documents; over 100,000 photographs; a research library of 6,000 books; and approximately 1,500 audiovisual materials, including 200 oral histories.

Getting Started: You may wish to begin by reviewing the detailed guides below for information on our available archival resources. Then, start your search of our Online Collections Database.

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Family Researchers

Access genealogical resources in our Names Index, which contains information from historic client lists.

currency from Lodz Ghetto

About the Collections

Learn more about the subject areas and historic treasures available at the JDC Archives.

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Finding Aids

Conduct research at the JDC Archives and view our finding aids to learn more about our archival collections.