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Subcollection 4: Countries and Regions
Record Group 4-1: North Africa
series 1: North Africa: Administration
File 100: Africa, North, General, 1916-1917

Extent: 0.20 inch
Miscellaneous consular correspondence on needs, communal conditions, aid for Jews in North Africa.
Index Terms:
Algeria
American Consular Service
Brylawski, Fulton
Financial
Gaulin, Alphonse
Kemp, E.C.
Madon, Dean
Morocco
Moslem Countries
North Africa
Poverty
Relief
Sous-Commission Israelite du Bureau de Bienfaisance Municipal (Algiers)
Tunisia
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Record Group 4-2: Belgium
series 1: Belgium: Localities
File 101: Belgium, Antwerp, 1918

Extent: 0.15 inch
Correspondence regarding providing relief, kosher food to impoverished Jewish community of Antwerp.
Index Terms:
Antwerp
Belgium
Commission for the Relief of Belgium
Kosher Food
Poverty
Relief
Richard, Edgar
Soup Kitchens
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Record Group 4-3: Bukovina
series 1: Bukovina: Administration
File 102: Bukovina, General, 1917

Extent: 0.10 inch
Report (1917) on relief for Jews in Galicia and Bukovina by Michael Ringer of Lemberg Relief Committee, includes occupational, social, political history.
Index Terms:
Bukovina
Galicia
Housing
Landsmanschaften
Lemberg Relief Committee
Military Conscription
Poverty
Reconstruction
Rehabilitation
Relief
Ringer, Michael
Russians
Unemployment
War
War Damage
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Record Group 4-4: Bulgaria
series 1: Bulgaria: Administration
File 103: Bulgaria, General, 1916-1917

Extent: 0.25 inch
Correspondence, reports (English, German) on needs, communal conditions, including Abraham Davitschon Levy report (January 12, 1917).
Index Terms:
B'nai B'rith Grand Lodge in Germany
Balkan Wars
Balkans
Bulgaria
Children
Elkus, Abram
Financial
Finkel, Dr. E.
Levy, Abraham Davitschon
Macedonia
Orphans
Phillips, William
Prisoners Of War
Relief
Remittances
Sofia
Soup Kitchens
U.S. State Department
Widows
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Record Group 4-5: France
series 1: France: Organizations
File 104: France, Orgs: Alliance Israelite Universelle, 1916-1917

Extent: 0.15 inch
Correspondence (English, French) regarding funds for families of Russian Jewish volunteers in French army.
Index Terms:
Alliance Israelite Universelle (AIU)
Financial
France
French Army
Lehman, Herbert
List
Magnes, Judah
Organizations
Relief
Remittances
Russian Jews
See, Eugene
Shoninger, Bernard
Societe de Secours aux Russes Combattant Sous le Drapeaux Francais
Soldiers
Union des Colonies Etrangeres en France
Warburg, Felix
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File 105: France, Orgs: Societe de Secours aux Russes, 1916

Extent: 0.15 inch
Correspondence, reports (English, French) regarding conditions, funds for families of Russian Jewish volunteers in French army, volunteers in French Foreign.
Index Terms:
Berlin, Rabbi Meir
Comite de Secours aux Voluntaires Russes
Financial
France
French Army
French Foreign Legion
Lehman, Herbert
Organizations
Relief
Remittances
Russian Jews
Societe de Secours aux Russes Combattant Sous le Drapeaux Francais
Soldiers
Tyler, Elisina Royall
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Record Group 4-6: Galicia
series 1: Galicia: Administration
File 106: Galicia, 1915-1919

Extent: 0.33 inch
Correspondence, reports (English, German), including report (1917) on relief for Jews in Galicia and Bukovina by Michael Ringer of Lemberg Relief Committee, includes occupational, social, political history; report (1919) from Society for the Rescue of Abandoned Jewish Children of Galicia and Bukovina. Cables (December 1918) on pogroms. Message (undated) to Galician and Bukovinian Jews in U.S. that residents are "between two fires" Poland and Ukraine. Miscellaneous from Judisches archive.
Index Terms:
Anti-Semitism
Bohemia
Bukovina
Child Care
Children
Credit Unions
Employment
Financial
Fuel
Galicia
Jewish Colonization Association (Petrograd)
Kolomea
Landsmanschaften
Legal Status
Lemberg
Lemberg Relief Committee
Lvov
Military Conscription
Moravia
Pogroms
Poland
Reconstruction
Refugees
Refugees
Rehabilitation
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Ringer, Michael
Society for the Rescue of Abandoned Jewish Children of Galicia and Bukovina
Ukraine
War Damage
Warschawsky, Mark
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Record Group 4-7: Greece
series 1: Greece: Administration
File 107: Greece, General, 1915-1918

Extent: 0.33 inch
Correspondence, cables (French, English) on needs, communal conditions in Greece and in occupied regions; appeals for aid. References to logistical problems in forwarding relief supplies.
Index Terms:
Athens
Balkan Wars
Balkans
Brylawski, Fulton
Bulgaria
Cavalla
Clothing
Cohen, Abraham M.
Epiros, Janina
Federation of Oriental Jews of America
Financial
Food
Gedalecia, Joseph
Goldman, Hetty
Greece
Landsmanschaften
Larissa
Lehman, Herbert
Levy, Jessula
List
Logistics
Lubin, David
Matzot
Meier, Reverend (Rabbi) Jacob
Monastir
Morgenthau, Henry
Passover Supplies
Property Expropriation
Reconstruction
Rehabilitation
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Rothschild, Lionel
Sadock, Morris
Salonica
Serres
Welfare
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series 2: Greece: Localities
File 108: Greece, Corfu, 1917-1918

Extent: 0.10 inch
Correspondence (French, English, including original handwritten communal appeals, cables) on needs, communal conditions on Corfu (Kerkyra), receipts for aid.
Index Terms:
Balkans
Calo, Rabbi Gustave
Communaute Israelite de Corfou
Corfu
Financial
Greece
Kerkyra
Minerbos, Sabbato
Passover Supplies
Rehabilitation
Relief
Remittances
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File 109: Greece, Rhodes, 1917-1918

Extent: 0.10 inch
Correspondence regarding appeals from the Jewish community on the island of Rhodes.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
Amateau, Albert
Balkans
Brotherhood League of Rhodes
Federation of Oriental Jews of America
Greece
Island
Italy Financial
Landsmanschaften
Menasche, Semeon
Relief
Rhodes
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File 110.1: Greece, Salonica, 1915-1917

Extent: 0.75 inch
Correspondence, cables (English, French) on needs, communal conditions in Salonica, primarily after August 1917 fire destroyed the business district and waterfront, leaving 70,000-100,000 people homeless (60,000-75,000 Jews; varying reports).
Index Terms:
(Meier), Rabbi Jacob Meir
Albert Lucas
American Consuls
Balkans
Bogen, Boris
British Red Cross
Brylawski, Fulton
Building Supplies
Cazes, Jacques
Charles House
Clothing
Disasters
Displaced
Financial
Food
Greece
Homeless
Horton, George
Housing
John Henry House
Kehl, John
Landsmanschaften
Logistics
Love and Brotherhood Hebrew Society
Matalon, David
Matzot
Monastir
Passover Supplies
Reconstruction
Refugees
Rehabilitation
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Rothschild, Lionel
Salonica
Salonica Fire
Senior, Max
Sephardic Relief Committee
Sephardim
Serbian Relief Fund
Sewing Machines
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File 110.2: Greece, Salonica, January-July 1918

Extent: 0.50 inch
Correspondence, cables (English, French) on needs, legal conditions, reconstruction in Salonica after destruction of 1917 fire.
Index Terms:
(Meier), Rabbi Jacob Meir
Albert Lucas
American Consuls
Balkans
Brylawski, Fulton
Caleff, Nissim
Disasters
Displaced
Financial
Greece
Homeless
Horton, George
Housing
Landsmanschaften
Logistics
Lubin, David
Marshall, Louis
Matzot
Page, Thomas Nelson
Passover Supplies
Reconstruction
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Salonica
Salonica Fire
Schiff, Jacob
Sephardic Relief Committee
Sephardim
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File 110.3: Greece, Salonica, August-December 1918

Extent: 0.75 inch
Cables, correspondence on needs, legal conditions in Salonica after destruction of 1917 fire. Correspondence (September-October 1918) regarding a JDC representative (Hetty Goldman) to accompany Red Cross mission to Greece; Hetty Goldman field letters.
Index Terms:
(Meier), Rabbi Jacob Meir
Albert Lucas
American Consuls
American Red Cross
Baerwald, Paul
Balkans
Brown, Nelson
Building Supplies
Capps, Edward
Disasters
Displaced
Federation of Oriental Jews of America
Financial
Goldman, Hetty
Greece
Homeless
Horton, George
Housing
Huts
Landsmanschaften
Logistics
Lubin, David
Oakley, Horace
Reconstruction
Remittances
Rothschild, Lionel
Salonica
Salonica Fire
Senior, Max
Sephardic Relief Committee
Sephardim
Warburg, Felix
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Record Group 4-8: Hungary
series 1: Hungary: Administration
File 111: Hungary, General, 1915-1918

Extent: 0.15 inch
Miscellaneous correspondence on aid, including to Galician Jewish refugees.
Index Terms:
Austo- Hungary
Financial
Galician Jews
Hevesi, Rabbi Simon
Hungary
Kohner, Adolf
Refugees
Reich, Rabbi Koppel
Relief
Remittances
Sauber, Jacob
Schiff, Maximilian Paul
Szekely, Francis
Warburg, Felix
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Record Group 4-9: Latvia
series 1: Latvia: Administration
File 112: Latvia, General, 1915-1916, 1918

Extent: 0.10 inch
Correspondence (English, German) on communal conditions, conditions in military prison camps; appeals for aid.
Index Terms:
Baltics
Courland
Dunaburg
Financial
Francis, David
Kahn, Bernhard
Kurland
Latvia
List
Military Prison Camps
Niemirower, Rabbi D.J.
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Record Group 4-10: Lithuania
series 1: Lithuania: Administration
File 113: Lithuania, General, 1915-1918

Extent: 1 inch
Correspondence, reports (English, German), Judisches Hilfscomite meeting minutes on needs, conditions in Lithuania.
Index Terms:
Baltics
Bogen, Boris
Brylawski, Fulton
Children
Expulsions
Financial
Francis, David
Judisches Hilfscomite
Kann, Jacobus
Kovno
Lithuania
Marshall, Louis
Nawrotzki, Kurt (?)
Persecution
Raalte, A. Van
Relief
Remittances
Rubinstein, Rabbi Isaac
Suwalki
Vilno
Vocational Training
Wilson, President Woodrow
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series 2: Lithuania: Organizations
File 114: Lithuania, Orgs., Board of United Synagogues, 1918

Extent: 0.10 inch
Receipt for remittance, report (German) on Lithuanian Jewish community.
Index Terms:
Baltics
Board of United Synagogues and Jewish Deputies
Financial
Kovno
Lithuania
Organizations
Remittances
Rubinstein, Rabbi Isaac
Suwalki
Verwaltungvorstand
Vilno
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File 115: Lithuania, Kovno, 1918

Extent: 0.25 inch
Reports (English, handwritten German) on institutions that serve Jewish community and provide welfare, education, vocational services in Kovno.
Index Terms:
Aged
Baltics
Children
Education
Employment
Financial Welfare
Kovno
List
Lithuania
Nursery
Old-Age Home
Orphanage
Orphans
Raalte, A. Van
Raw Materials
Rehabilitation
Relief
Religious Education
Vocational Education
Workshops
Yeshiva
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series 3: Lithuania: Localities
File 116: Lithuania, Localities, P-W

Extent: 0.10 inch
Minimal materials (German) on Pren, Skaudvile, Wladislawiwo.
Index Terms:
Baltics
Lithuania
Pren
Skaudvile
Wladislawiwo
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Record Group 4-11: Mesopotamia
series 1: Mesopotamia: Organizations
File 117: Mesopotamia, Orgs., Alliance Israelite Universelle, 1918

Extent: 0.10 inch
Letter seeking aid for Alliance Israelite Universelle (AIU) school that was relocated to Basra from Baghdad after the British occupation.
Index Terms:
Alliance Israelite Universelle (AIU)
Baghdad
Basra
Children
Education
Girls Education
Iraq
Mesopotamia
Organizations
Schools
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series 2: Mesopotamia: Localities
File 118: Mesopotamia, Baghdad, 1917-1919

Extent: 0.50 inch
Cables, correspondence on efforts to send aid to Baghdad community; receipts, letters of acknowledgement.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
Alliance Israelite Universelle (AIU)
American Consuls
Aron Saleh Orphanage
Baghdad
Britain
Children
Clothing
Education
Elkus, Abram
Financial
Food
Girls Education
Heizer, Oscar
India
Iraq
List
Logistics
Mesopotamia
Montefiore, Charles Sebag
Orphanage
Orphans
Relief
Remittances
Schools
Soup Kitchens
Swaythling, Lord
Vocational Education
War Conditions
Workrooms
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File 119: Ober Ost, General, 1917-1918

Extent: 0.50 inch
Reports on communal conditions and needs; data on aid to institutions. Miscellaneous on distribution, logistics.
Index Terms:
Bogen, Boris
Children
Concentration Camps
Disease
Education
Financial
Germany
Health
Lithuania
Logistics
Military Authorities
Ober Ost
Poland
Raalte, A. van
Relief
Remittances
Russia
Sanitation
Vilna
War Conditions
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Record Group 4-12: Palestine
series 1: Palestine: Subject Matter
File 120.1: Palestine, Relief Supplies Reports, 1914-1916

Extent: 0.25 inch
Statistical reports (English, French, Hebrew) on distribution of relief supplies for Palestine.
Index Terms:
Christians
Financial
Food
Palestine
Relief Supplies
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File 123: Palestine, Medical Supplies, USS Sterling, 1916-1918

Extent: 0.75 inch
Correspondence, cables on acquisition, shipping, warehousing of medical supplies; materials on logistics, blockade of Mediterranean.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
Alexandria
Allies
American Red Cross
Bicknell, Ernest
Blockade
Brylawski, Fulton
Daniels, Josephus
Embargo
Engelman, Morris
Financial
Freight
Garrels, Arthur
Health
Hospital Supplies
Hospitals
Jusserand, Jean Jules
Logistics
Medical
Medical Supplies
Murray, Arthur
Palestine
Schiff, Jacob
Straus, Oscar
U.S. Department of Navy
USS Des Moines
USS Sterling
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File 124: Palestine, American Zionist Medical Unit, 1917-1919

Extent: 0.75 inch
Correspondence, reports on medical conditions, disease, need for medical unit, personnel. Miscellaneous on fund-raising, financing.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
American Zionist Medical Unit
Children
Cholera
Disease
Doctors
Elkus, Abram
Financial
Food
Fund-Raising
Hadassah
Health
Hospitals
Jaffa
Jerusalem
Kagan, Dr. Bertha
List
Magnes, Judah
Medical
Medical Personnel
Medical Supplies
Nurses
Orphanages
Palestine
Professional Training
Provisional Executive Committee for General Zionist Affairs
Sanitation
Szold, Henrietta
Ticho, Dr. Abraham
Typhus
Zionist Organization of America
Zionists
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File 125: Palestine, Relief Supplies,Vulcan Committee, 1915-1917

Extent: 0.33 inch
Report, financial statements (handwritten, probably by Loeb and Troper) on audit of operations in 1915 of Vulcan Committee in Jerusalem; history of committee, principles for distribution, problems with military authorities.
Index Terms:
Financial
Food
Jerusalem
Palestine
Relief
Relief Supplies
USS Vulcan
Vulcan Committee
Yellin, David
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File 126: Palestine, Select Committee for the Relief of Jews in Palestine, 1917-1918

Extent: 0.25 inch
Correspondence, cables (many from diplomats) regarding relief, prospects for aid to Palestine under British military. Report on history of committee, changes in mission, structure after arrival of British.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
American Red Cross
Cairo
Financial
Knabenshue, Paul
List
Lowenstein, Solomon
MacInnes, Bishop (Rennie?)
Mosseri, Jack
Palestine
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Select Committee for the Relief of Jews in Palestine
U.S. State Department
Weizmann, Chaim
Zionist Commission
Zionists
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series 2: Palestine: Administration
File 120.2: Palestine, General, 1914

Extent: 0.15 inch
Cables, correspondence on distribution of relief to Jews in Palestine and Alexandria.
Index Terms:
Alexandria
Brylawski, Fulton
Financial
Food
Gluskin, Wolf
Jaffa
Kaplan American Relief Fund
Lewin-Epstein, E.W.
Morgenthau, Henry
Palestine
Refugees
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
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File 120.3: Palestine, General, 1915

Extent: 1 inch
Cables, correspondence (English, German) on distribution of relief to Jews in Palestine and Alexandria, including supplies on USS Vulcan. A. Thomas Gelat report (May 10, 1915) on distribution of relief supplies to Christian communities in Jerusalem.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
Alexandria
American Consuls
American Jewish Relief Committee
Britain
Brylawski, Fulton
Central Relief Committee
Christians
Dreyfus, Theresa
Financial
Food
Gelat, A. Thomas
Glazebrook, Otis
Gluskin, Wolf
Gordon, S.
Individual Remittances
Jerusalem
Lewin-Epstein, E.W.
List
Lowenstein, Harriet
Magnes, Judah
Morgenthau, Henry
Nablus
Palestine
Refugees
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Safed
Samaritans
Soup Kitchens
Turkey
USS Tennessee
USS Vulcan
Workingmen
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File 120.4: Palestine, General, January-June 1916

Extent: 0.80 inch
Correspondence (English, German, Hebrew) on distribution of relief to Jews in Palestine; receipts. Miscellaneous grievances, appeals for aid.
Index Terms:
American Consuls
American Jewish Relief Committee
Brylawski, Fulton
Clothing
Epstein, Ber
Financial
Food
Galilee
Glazebrook, Otis
Hadera
Haifa
Hollis, W. Stanley
Jaffa
Jerusalem
List
Lowenstein, Harriet
Montefiore, Charles Sebag
Morgenthau, Henry
Palestine
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Safed
Shelter
Soup Kitchens
Tiberias
Yellin, David
Zichron
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File 120.5: Palestine, General, July-December 1916

Extent: 1 inch
Correspondence (English, German, Hebrew) on distribution of relief to Jews in Palestine; receipts, data on needy population.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
American Consuls
Brylawski, Fulton
Cash Relief
Children
Credit
Education
Elkus, Abram
Epstein, Ber
Financial
Food
Galilee
Glazebrook, Otis
Haas, Jacob de
Haifa
Health
Jaffa
Jerusalem
Kalvarisky, H.M.
List
Loans
Medical Supplies
Orphans
Palestine
Provisional Executive Committee for General Zionist Affairs
Relief
Remittances
Safed
Sanitation
Schools
Soup Kitchens
Yellin, David
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File 120.6: Palestine, General, January-July 1917

Extent: 0.75 inch
Correspondence, reports (English, German, French) on needs, distribution of relief to Jews in Palestine. Materials on reports of expulsion of Jews from Jaffa.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
American Consuls
Brylawski, Fulton
Cash Relief
Children
Cholera
Deportation
Disease
Education
Elkus, Abram
Feeding Programs
Financial
Food
Galilee
Glazebrook, Otis
Haas, Jacob de
Hadassah
Health
Hoofien, Siegfried (Eliezer)
Hospital
Jaffa
Jerusalem
Kagan, Dr. Bertha
List
Magnes, Judah
Matzot
Medical
Medical Supplies
Medical Unit
Mortality
Palestine
Pasha, Djemal
Passover Supplies
Persecution
Provisional Executive Committee for General Zionist Affairs
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Ruppin, Arthur
Safed
Schools
Soup Kitchens
Tel Aviv
Ticho, Dr. Abraham
USS Caesar
USS Des Moines
Yellin, David
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File 120.7: Palestine, General, August-December 1917

Extent: 1 inch
Correspondence, reports on needs, distribution of relief to Jews in Palestine, problems with transmissions due to wartime conditions.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
American Consuls
Ballobar, Count
Bogen, Boris
Brylawski, Fulton
Cash Relief
Chesbrough, Ralph
Children
Education
Elkus, Abram
Feeding Programs
Financial
Food
Glazebrook, Otis
Hoofien, Siegfried (Eliezer)
Individual Remittances
Jaffa
Jerusalem
List
Logistics
Matzot
Nierop, Frederick Solomon Van
Orphans
Ottoman
Palestine
Passover Supplies
Provisional Executive Committee for General Zionist Affairs
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Safed
Schools
Senior, Max
Soup Kitchens
Tiberias
War Conditions
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File 120.8: Palestine, General, January-March 1918

Extent: 0.80 inch
Correspondence, reports on needs, distribution of relief to Jews in Palestine. Demographic summary of Jews in Jerusalem (March 1918).
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
Alexandria
American Consuls
Balfour Declaration
Britain
British Occupation
Cairo
Cooperatives
Danon, Chief Rabbi Nissim
Egypt
Employment
Financial
Garrels, Arthur
Gary, Hampson
Gluskin, Wolf
Hoofien, Siegfried (Eliezer)
Jerusalem
Logistics
Medical
Medical Unit
Mosseri, Jack
Palestine
Palestine Workers' Fund
Phillips, William
Poale Zion Palestine Committee
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Tiberias
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File 120.9: Palestine, General, April-May 1918

Extent: 1 inch
Correspondence, reports (English, German) on relief to Jews in Palestine, Zionist Commission.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
Armenians
Brylawski, Fulton
Cash Relief
Children
Disease
Dizengoff, Meir
Feeding Programs
Financial
Food
Fugitives
Health
Hoofien, Siegfried (Eliezer)
Hospital
Jaffa
Jerusalem
Jewish Colonial Trust
Kfar Sabah
Medical
Medical Supplies
Orphans
Palestine
Refugees
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Soup Kitchens
Tiberias
Typhus
Weizmann, Chaim
Zedek, Shaare
Zionist Commission
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File 120.10: Palestine, General, June-September 1918

Extent: 1.25 inches
Correspondence, reports on needs, distribution of relief to Jews in Palestine; appeals for aid.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
Children
Danon, Chief Rabbi Nissim
Disease
Employment
Financial
Haifa
Health
Hoofien, Siegfried (Eliezer)
Hospitals
Individual Remittances
Jerusalem
Labor
List
Lowenstein, Solomon
Medical
Mosseri, Jack
Orphans
Palestine
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Safed
Sanitation
Starvation
Tiberias
Zionist Commission
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File 120.11: Palestine, General, October-December 1918

Extent: 1 inch
Correspondence, reports on needs; appeals for aid. Reports, financial statements on distribution of relief to Jews in Palestine.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
Apprenticeships
Brylawski, Fulton
Children
Cholera
Clothing
Disease
Financial
Food
Haifa
Health
Health Bureau
Hoofien, Siegfried (Eliezer)
Jerusalem
Medical
Orphanages
Orphans
Palestine
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Safed
Sanitation
Soup Kitchens
Thon, Jacob
Tiberias
Vocational Training
Workshops
Zionist Relief Commission
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File 120.12: Palestine, General, 1919

Extent: 0.10 inch
Miscellaneous correspondence, reports on activities.
Index Terms:
Agriculture
Cooperatives
Credit
Financial
Food
Palestine
Seligsberg, Lewis
Soup Kitchens
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File 122: Palestine, Jerusalem, 1918

Extent: 0.25 inch
Zionist Commission Relief Department's narrative and statistical reports on population, institutions, relief supplies, children, employment.
Index Terms:
Agriculture
Children
Cooperatives
Disease
Eder, Montague David
Employment
Farming
Federation of Jewish Workmen and Artisans
Financial
Food
Girls Orphanage
Health
Hospitals
Jerusalem
Levy, Sylvain
Medical
Orphanages
Orphans
Palestine
Reconstruction
Relief
Relief Supplies
Schools
Simon, Leon
Soup Kitchens
Tools
Zionist Commission
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series 3: Palestine: Organizations
File 121: Palestine, Orgs.: Central Evacuation Committee, 1917-1918

Extent: 0.25 inch
Reports (English, German, French; circulars, summary of circulars) of needs of Jews uprooted by military decrees, including transport, maintenance, relief, employment. Summary (French) of relief accounts.
Index Terms:
Agriculture
Auerbach, Dr. (Elias ??)
Central Evacuation Committee
Cooperatives
Displaced
Dizengoff, Meir
Employment
Evacuation
Expulsion
Financial
Fugitives
Galilee
Haifa
Jaffa
Leb, A.
Logistics
Maintenance
Military Decrees
Organizations
Palestine
Refugees
Relief
Relief Supplies
Tools
Transport
Yaffe, Bezalel
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Record Group 4-13: Persia
series 1: Persia: Administration
File 127: Persia, General, 1918-1919

Extent: 0.20 inch
Cables, correspondence, report (English, French) on communal needs, transmission of relief.
Index Terms:
Alliance Israelite
Comite Bienfaisance
Famine
Financial
Hamadan
Iran
Isfahan
Persia
Persian Jewish Relief Committee
Relief
Remittances
Tehran
Uramiah
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series 2: Persia: Localities
File 128: Persia, Uramiah, 1917-1918

Extent: 0.15 inch
Correspondence regarding needs, remittance from Chicago Jews to community in Uramiah, after report of destruction by Russia.
Index Terms:
Chicago Jewish Relief Committee
Financial
Iran
Persia
Relief
Remittances
Russia
Uramiah
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Record Group 4-14: Poland
series 1: Poland: Administration
File 129.1: Poland, General, 1915

Extent: 0.20 inch
Correspondence, appeals for funds for Poland under German occupation. Report (German) on relief.
Index Terms:
Financial
Galicia
Hilfscomite fuer Juden
List
Nathan, Paul
Occupation
Poland
Relief
Remittances
Warburg, Max
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File 129.2: Poland, General, January-August 1916

Extent: 1 inch
Correspondence, reports (English, German) on needs, relief distribution, communal and political conditions in Poland under different occupations. Lewin-Epstein memo (June 1, 1916) assailing Hilfverein, Hilfscomite.
Index Terms:
Financial
Galicia
Heymann, Alfred
Hilfsverein der Deutschen Juden
Hunger
Judisches Hilfscomite
Kahn, Bernhard
Kurland
Lewin-Epstein, E.W.
List
Lithuania
Lodz
Nathan, Paul
Occupation
Orthodox
Persecution
Poland
Poverty
Relief
Remittances
Schiff, Jacob
Simon, James
Warburg, Felix
Warburg, Max
Warsaw
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File 129.3: Poland, General, September-December 1916

Extent: 0.50 inch
Correspondence, reports (English, German) on needs, remittances, relief distribution, communal conditions in Poland, Lithuania.
Index Terms:
Brandt, Colonel
Financial
German Occupation
Hunger
Judisches Hilfscomite
Kahn, Bernhard
Lithuania
Magnes, Judah
Marcus, Lionel
Poland
Poverty
Reichman, Israel
Relief
Remittances
Warburg, Felix
Warsaw
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File 129.4: Poland, General, 1917

Extent: 1 inch
Correspondence, reports on needs, relief distribution, communal and political conditions in Poland under different occupations.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
Allies
Bogen, Boris
Children
Clothing
Danish Relief Committee
Education
Ellinger, Tage
Farbstein, Henri
Financial
Food
Fuel
German Occupation
Hunger
Judisches Hilfscomite
Kurland
Lehman, Herbert
List
Lithuania
Melchior, Carl
Poland
Poverty
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Riano, Juan
Rockefeller Foundation
Schools
Senior, Max
Warburg, Felix
Warsaw
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File 129.5: Poland, General, 1918

Extent: 1 inch
Correspondence, reports on needs, relief distribution, legal and political conditions in Poland under different occupations.
Index Terms:
Bogen, Boris
Children
Clothing
Education
Financial
Jewish Gymnastic and Sport Society Macabi
Kann, Jacobus
Lieme, Nehemia de
Lublin
Nederlandsch Comite
Ober Ost
Pogroms
Poland
Poverty
Raalte, A. van
Relief
Relief Supplies
Religious Education
Remittances
Schools
Senior, Max
Sport
Vilna
Vocational Education
Warsaw
Yeshivot
Youth
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File 138: Poland, Queries, 1917-1918

Extent: 0.10 inch
Correspondence (some handwritten) appealing for assistance.
Index Terms:
Appeals
List
Poland
Queries
Relief
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series 2: Poland: Localities
File 130: Poland, Biala, 1951

Extent: 0.10 inch
One memo (German, unsigned) on Biala.
Index Terms:
Biala
Poland
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File 131: Poland, Bialystok, 1918

Extent: 0.10 inch
Reports (English, German) on workers' and children's kitchens, nursery, schools.
Index Terms:
Bialystok
Children
Education
Feeding Programs
Financial
Kitchens
Nursery
Poland
Poverty
Relief
Schools
Starvation
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File 133: Poland, Ciechanowiec

Extent: 0.10 inch
Memos (German, unsigned, undated) on Ciechanowiec.
Index Terms:
Ciechanowiec
Poland
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File 134: Poland, Cracow, 1918-1919

Extent: 0.15 inch
Memos (German, English) on conditions, needs in Cracow, end of aid after disintegration of Austrian empire.
Index Terms:
Austrian Empire
Children
Cracow
Cracow Relief Committee
Food
Galicia
Military Demobilization
Orphans
Pogrom
Poland
Relief
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File 135: Poland, G-O, 1915-1919

Extent: 0.50 inch
Correspondence, reports (English, German, Polish) on local conditions, appeals, aid in various locations. Printed matter: Booklet (Polish; appears to review relief activities, possibly in Lwow).
Index Terms:
Children
Clothing
Financial
Food
Grodno
Knyszyn
Kobryn
Kowel
Landsmanschaften
Lida
Lodz
Lublin
Lwow
Matzot
Mazowieck
Orphans
Oszmiana
Ozarow
Passover Supplies
Poland
Poverty
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
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File 137: Poland, P, 1915, 1918

Extent: 0.15 inch
Miscellaneous (English, German) on local conditions, appeals, aid in various locations.
Index Terms:
Pieski
Piotrkow
Plock
Poland
Praschnitz
Pruzana
Przasnysz
Sulejow
Wolkowysk
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File 139: Poland, R-S, 1915-1916

Extent: 0.15 inch
Miscellaneous (English, German) on local conditions, appeals in various locations.
Index Terms:
Expulsion
Galicia
List
Poland
Rohatyn
Russia
Siberia
Skidel
Suwalki
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File 140: Poland, Vilna, 1916-1918

Extent: 0.33 inch
Reports (English, German) on local institutions, needs. List on institutions in Vilna for which food was purchased (January 1918).
Index Terms:
Adult Education
Aged
Children
Clinics
Education
Food
Health
Hunger
Medical
Mortality
Poland
Poverty
Relief
Schools
Technical Training
Vilna
Vocational Education
Youth
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File 141: Poland, Warsaw, 1916, 1918

Extent: 0.33 inch
Narrative and financial reports (English, German) on poverty, local needs, relief. Miscellaneous on construction of trade school.
Index Terms:
Adult Education
Education
Financial
Food
Health
Hunger
Hygiene
Poland
Poverty
Prostitution
Relief
Schools
Soup Kitchens
Technical Training
Vocational Education
Warsaw
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series 3: Poland: Subject Matter
File 132.1: Poland, Children and Education, 1916-1917

Extent: 0.50 inch
Correspondence on needs of, aid to children in all schools; miscellaneous on remittances.
Index Terms:
Children
Clothing
Education
Financial
Food
Hantke, [Arthur?]
Housing
Orphanages
Orphans
Peretz-Dinenson Schools
Poland
Relief Supplies
Religious Education
Remittances
Schools
Secular Education
Talmud Torah
Technical Training
Vocational Education
Yeshivot
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File 132.2: Poland, Children and Education, 1918

Extent: 1.33 inches
Reports (English, German) on general, vocational, religious and adult education, schools. Reports on orphanages.
Index Terms:
Adult Education
Bialystok
Children
Czenstochau
Education
Feeding Programs
Financial
Girls Education
Grodno
Horticulture
Kitchens
List
Nawratzki, Kurt
Nursery
Orphanages
Poland
Raalte, A. van
Relief
Religious Education
Schools
Talmud Torah
Technical Training
Vilna
Vocational Education
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File 136: Poland, Persecution and Pogroms, 1918-1919

Extent: 0.50 inch
Correspondence, cables (English, German, French) on persecution and pogroms.
Index Terms:
Anti-Semitism
Atrocities
Galicia
Persecution
Pogroms
Poland
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Record Group 4-15: Romania
series 1: Romania: Administration
File 142: Romania, General, 1916-1919

Extent: 1 inch
Correspondence, reports on needs, persecution, increased JDC activity, disruptions by war.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
American League of Roumanian Jews
Asch, Sholem
Braunstein, A.
Brylawski, Fulton
Bucharest
Bukowina
Children
Civil Rights
Economic Rehabilitation
Expulsion
Financial
Food
Herbert, Edward
Hershfield, Isidore
Jassy
Jewish Colonization Association
Landsmanschaften
Lehman, Herbert
Logistics
Mack, Julian
Military Occupation
Moldavia
Persecution
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Romania
Society of Roumanian Jews Established in Switzerland
Stern, Adolf
Vopicka, Charles
Wachtel, Moritz
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Record Group 4-16: Russia
series 1: Russia: Administration
File 143.1: Russia, General, 1914-1915

Extent: 0.50 inch
Correspondence, reports, financial statements on aid, appeals for aid. Excerpts of newspaper reports on communal and civic conditions.
Index Terms:
Expulsion
Feinberg, D.
Financial
General Jewish Relief Committee of Petrograd
Hospitals
Jewish Colonization Association
Military Families
Persecution
Petrograd
Refugees
Relief
Remittances
Russia
Soviet Russia
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File 143.2: Russia, General, 1916

Extent: 1.25 inches
Correspondence, reports, financial statements (English, Russian) regarding aid. Excerpts of newspaper reports on communal and civic conditions.
Index Terms:
Children
Clothing
Education
Expulsion
Financial
Food
Francis, David
Freight
Fuel
Guinzberg, Baron Alexander
Health
Housing
Jewish Colonization Association
Jewish Committee for the Relief to Victims of War
Medical
Medzikhovsky, C.J.
Military Families
Persecution
Petrograd
Refugees
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Russia
Schestacovsky, Ivan
Schiff, Otto
Warschawsky, Mark
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File 143.3: Russia, General, 1917

Extent: 1 inch
Correspondence, reports, financial statements (English, Russian) regarding communal conditions, civil rights, relief.
Index Terms:
Anti-Semitism
Bernstein, Herman
Bogen, Boris
Central Jewish Committee for Relieving the Victims of War
Cheders
Children
Civil Rights
Clothing
Education
Financial
Francis, David
Freight
Guinzberg, Baron Alexander
Jewish Colonization Association
Jewish Literary Artistic Society
Jewish Relief Committee
Petrograd
Princess Tatiana Fund
Rabbis
Refugees
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Russia
Schools
Schumacher, Boris
Sliosberg, Henry
Smolensk
Societe pour la Propagation de l'Instruction parmi les Juifs en Russie
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File 143.4: Russia, General, 1918-1919

Extent: 1.25 inches
Correspondence, reports, (English, Russian) regarding communal and civil conditions, legal rights, efforts to provide relief. Minutes of committee appointed (May 1918) regarding relief to Russia and occupied territories.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
All-Ukrainian Central Committee for Relief to the Jewish Population Suffering from the War
American Red Cross
Bernstein, Herman
Bogen, Boris
Brylawski, Fulton
Civil Rights
Clothing
Cooperatives
Emigration
Far East
Financial
Freight
Guinzberg, Baron Alexander
Haas, Jacob de
Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS)
International Young Men's Christian Association
Japan
Jewish Colonization Association
Kadetz, M.M.
Magnes, Judah
Mason, Samuel
Medical
Moscow Narodny Bank
OZE
Phillips, William
Refugees
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Russia
Sanitation
Siberia
Simonsen, David
Society for the Development of Artisan and Agricultural Labour among Jews in Russia
U.S. State Department
Ukraine
Vladivostok
Yokohama
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series 2: Russia: Subject Matter
File 144: Russia, Relief Supplies, Clothing, 1918-1919

Extent: 0.40 inch
Correspondence, cables on logistics, licenses, shipments of clothing to Siberia.
Index Terms:
Anglo-California Trust Company
Brylawski, Fulton
Clothing
Commodities
Export Licenses
Fleishhacker, Mortimer
Freight
Jerusalimsky, Bella
Refugees
Relief Supplies
Russia
Savitsky, Julius
Shoes
Siberia
U.S. War Trade Board
Vladivostok
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File 146: Russia, Persecution and Pogroms, 1916, 1918

Extent: 0.15 inch
Correspondence and cables (English, German) on persecution and pogroms.
Index Terms:
Anti-Semitism
Atrocities
Bolsheviks
Civil Rights
Galicia
Kourbatoff, Colonel
Mason, Samuel
Persecution
Plunder
Pogroms
Russia
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File 147: Russia, Refugee Rabbis, 1916-1918

Extent: 0.20
Correspondence, appeals for aid for refugee rabbis.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
Ezras Torah Fund
Financial
List
Rabbis
Refugee Rabbis
Russia
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series 3: Russia: Localities
File 145: Russia, K, M, 1917-1918

Extent: 0.10 inch
Miscellaneous (English, German) on local conditions, appeals.
Index Terms:
Disasters
Financial
Flood
Jewish Colonization Association
Kremenchug
Lodge Neo Fraternitas
Minsk
Refugees
Relief
Russia
Vocational Rehabilitation
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Record Group 4-17: Serbia
series 1: Serbia: Administration
File 148: Serbia, General, 1917-1919

Extent: 0.33 inch
Correspondence on communal needs, aid.
Index Terms:
(Alkalay), Rabbi Isaac Alcalay
Albala, Captain David
American Red Cross
Balkans
Brylawski, Fulton
Financial
Medical
Migration
Monastir
Refugees
Rehabilitation
Relief
Remittances
Serbia
Serbian Relief Committee of America
War Trade Board
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series 2: Serbia: Subject Matter
File 149: Serbia, Monastir, 1916-1919

Extent: 0.25 inch
Correspondence on communal needs, aid (distributed through Salonica).
Index Terms:
Balkans
Financial
Migration
Monastir
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Salonica
Serbia
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Record Group 4-18: Switzerland
series 1: Switzerland: Organizations
File 150: Switzerland, Orgs: Society of Roumanian Jews Established in Switzerland, 1916

Extent: 0.10 inch
Proposals from Romanian Jews in Switzerland for aid for prisoners of war.
Index Terms:
Financial
Landsmanschaften
Prisoners of War
Relief
Romania
Society of Roumanian Jews Established in Switzerland
Switzerland
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Record Group 4-19: Syria
series 1: Syria: Administration
File 151: Syria, General, 1916-1919

Extent: 0.75 inch
Correspondence (English, French) on aid, relief supplies, logistics of providing aid.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
American Committee for Armenian and Syrian Relief
American Red Cross
Armenia
Brylawski, Fulton
Financial
Freight
Humanitarian Aid
Lebanon
Logistics
Massacre
Middle East
Morgenthau, Henry
Refugees
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Riano, Juan
Spain
Syria
Turkey
USS Caesar
USS Des Moines
USS Mercurius
USS Western Belle
Vickery, Charles
Voluntary Agencies
War Trade Board
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series 2: Syria: Localities
File 152: Syria, Aleppo, 1915-1917

Extent: 0.20 inch
Correspondence (English, French) on remittances, relief and currency exchange.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
Aleppo
Federation of Oriental Jews of America
Financial
Gedalecia, Joseph
Jackson, Jesse B.
Landsmanschaften
List
Middle East
Morgenthau, Henry
Relief
Remittances
Syria
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File 153: Syria, Damascus, 1916-1918

Extent: 0.20 inch
Correspondence (English, French) on remittances, logistical delays owing to war.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
Aleppo
Chevrat Ahi Ezer Damascus
Cholera
Damascus
Disease
Financial
Haas, Jacob de
Health
Landsmanschaften
Middle East
Nahoun, Rabbi Haim
Relief
Remittances
Syria
War Conditions
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Record Group 4-20: Turkey
series 1: Turkey: Administration
File 154.1: Turkey, General, 1915-1916

Extent: 1.25 inches
Correspondence, reports (English, French) on remittances, aid for Ottoman Jews outside of Palestine. Miscellaneous financial statements.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
Austro-Hungarian Jewish School Board Foundation Goldschmidt
Brylawski, Fulton
Children
Constantinople
Damascus
Education
Elkus, Abram
Financial
Franco, Gad
List
Middle East
Military Mobilization
Morgenthau, Henry
Nahoun, Rabbi Haim
Ottoman Empire
Philip, Hoffman
Relief
Remittances
Schools
Smyrna
Syria
Turkey
War Conditions
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File 154.2: Turkey, General, 1917-1918

Extent: 1.25 inches
Correspondence, reports (English, French) on remittances, soup kitchens, deteriorating conditions for Ottoman Jews, including those in northern Palestine. Miscellaneous on remittances, needs in Baghdad.
Index Terms:
Baghdad
Central Relief Commission
Children
Commission Centrale de Secours aux Israelites Ottomans Eprouves de la Guerre
Constantinople
Deportees
Education
Elkus, Abram
Financial
Food
Heizer, Oscar
Middle East
Nahoun, Rabbi Haim
Orphanages
Orphans
Ottoman Empire
Palestine
Provincial Schools
Refugees
Relief
Remittances
Schools
Soup Kitchens
Starvation
Syria
Turkey
War Trade Board
Warburg, Felix
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series 2: Turkey: Localities
File 155: Turkey, Smyrna, 1916

Extent: 0.15 inch
Miscellaneous (English, German, French) on communal needs, fire.
Index Terms:
Children
Disasters
Education
Financial
Fire
Franco, Gad
Izmir
Markus, Rabbi
Ottoman Empire
Schools
Smyrna
Turkey
Tyrah
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