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Subcollection 1: Administration
Record Group 1-1: New York Administration
series 1: General Files
File 1.1: Administration, General, 1914-1917

Extent: 1 inch
Reports, correspondence, extracts of meeting minutes on origin of efforts to raise relief funds among American Jews to alleviate Jewish suffering in Europe and Palestine. Henry Morgenthau telegram, correspondence, materials on needs of Jewish community in Palestine, including cable (August 27, 1914) from William J. Bryan, U.S. secretary of state, regarding U.S. plans to send relief ship. Miscellaneous on allocations.
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
Albert Lucas
Alexandria
American Jewish Relief Committee for Jewish War Sufferers (Reform)
Baltics
Banking
Bogen, Boris
Bryan, William J.
Central Committee for the Relief of Jewish Suffering Through the War (Orthodox)
Eastern Europe
Engelman, Morris
Europe
Financial
Fund-Raising
Germany
Holland
Hoofien, Siegfried (Eliezer)
Jewish Bulletin
Jewish Charities and Colonies in Palestine
Jewish Colonization Association (Petrograd)
Jewish People's Relief Committee (Labor)
Lehman, Arthur
Lehman, Herbert
List
Lithuania
Logistics
Lowenstein, Harriet
Magnes, Judah
Marshall, Louis
Melchior, Carl
Morgenthau, Henry
Nierop, Frederick Solomon Van
Palestine
Personnel
Poland
Reconstruction
Refugees
Rehabilitation
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Romania
Rosenwald, Julius
Russia
Schiff, Jacob
Senior, Max
Straus, Nathan
Syria
Tuchman, Barbara
U.S. State Department
USS Collier Caesar
USS Sterling
USS Vulcan
Warburg, Felix
Wilson, President Woodrow
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File 1.2: Administration, General, 1918

Extent: 0.50 inch
Reports, correspondence, summaries of daily activities. Miscellaneous on allocations, licenses for remittances.
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
Albert Lucas
Baltics
Bogen, Boris
British Mandatory Palestine
Brylawski, Fulton
Eastern Europe
Europe
Financial
Fund-Raising
Germany
Holland
Jewish Bulletin
Licenses
Lithuania
Logistics
Mack, Julian
Palestine
Personnel
Poland
Reconstruction
Rehabilitation
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Rosenson, Major Samuel
Rosenwald, Julius
Russia
Salonica
Senior, Max
U.S. War Trade Board
War
Warburg, Felix
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File 2: JDC Administration, JDC Chronology of Events, 1914-1918

Extent: 0.25 inch
Brief chronological entries on appeals, distribution of financial aid and relief supplies to various locations; organizational and mass meetings; dispatch of fact-finding commissions.
Index Terms:
Administration
American Jewish Relief Committee for Jewish War Sufferers (Reform)
Baltics
Banking
Bogen, Boris
Central Committee for the Relief of Jewish Suffering Through the War (Orthodox)
Eastern Europe
Europe
Financial
Fund-Raising
Germany
Holland
Jewish Bulletin
Jewish People's Relief Committee (Labor)
Lithuania
Logistics
Marshall, Louis
Medical Supplies
Morgenthau, Henry
Palestine
Personnel
Poland
Reconstruction
Refugees
Rehabilitation
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Romania
Russia
Schiff, Jacob
Syria
U.S. State Department
Wilson, President Woodrow
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series 2: Governing Bodies
File 3.1: JDC Administration, Executive Committee, Transcripts of Minutes, 1917

Extent: 1 inch
Transcripts of Executive Committee meetings (January 18; February 6; June 18; July 17, November 7, December 18, 1917); discussion, decisions on fund-raising, allocations.
Index Terms:
Administration
American Jewish Relief Committee for Jewish War Sufferers (Reform)
Asch, Sholem
Bogen, Boris
Central Committee for the Relief of Jewish Suffering Through the War (Orthodox)
Eastern Europe
Elkus, Abram
Europe
Financial
Fischel, Harry
Food
Fund-Raising
Germany
Glazebrook, Otis
Hadassah
Holland
Hoofien, Siegfried (Eliezer)
Jewish People's Relief Committee (Labor)
Kamaiky, Leon
Lewin-Epstein, E.W.
Lipsky, Louis
Logistics
Magnes, Judah
Marshall, Louis
Morgenthau, Henry
Palestine
Pasha, Djemal
Poland
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Rockefeller Foundation
Russia
Schiff, Jacob
Sulzberger, Cyrus
Turkey
U.S. Government
U.S. War Trade Board
Warburg, Felix
Welfare
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File 3.2: JDC Administration, Executive Committee, Transcripts of Minutes, 1916

Extent: 0.80 inch
Transcripts of American Jewish Relief Committee and JDC Executive Committee meetings (June 2; June 20; September 8; October 10; November 16; December 14; December 28, 1916); heated discussion, decisions on allocations, transmission bureau.
Index Terms:
Administration
Algeria
American Jewish Relief Committee for Jewish War Sufferers (Reform)
Asch, Sholem
Austria
Brandeis, Louis
Central Committee for the Relief of Jewish Suffering Through the War (Orthodox)
Children
Cohen, Ephraim
Eastern Europe
Education
Europe
Financial
Fingerhood, Boris
Fischel, Harry
Germany
Guinzberg, Baron Alexander
Health
Hershfield, Isidore
Hilfsverein
Jewish People's Relief Committee (Labor)
Judisches Hilfscomite
Kahn, Alexander
Kurland
Lehman, Herbert
Lewin-Epstein, E.W.
Lipsky, Louis
Lithuania
Logistics
Mack, Julian
Magnes, Judah
Marshall, Louis
Medical
Morocco
North Africa
Orphans
Palestine
Poland
Refugees
Relief
Religious Education
Remittances Transmission Bureau
Romania
Russia
Schiff, Jacob
Schools
Sulzberger, Cyrus
Tunis
Turkey
Warburg, Felix
Warschawsky, Mark
Welfare
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File 4.1: JDC Administration, Committees, Members, 1914, 1916, 1919-1920

Extent: 0.10 inch
Lists (most undated, presumed incomplete) of names, addresses of committee members.
Index Terms:
Administration
Committee Membership
Committees
List
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File 4.2: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee of Five, 1916

Extent: 0.10 inch
Minutes of July 1916 meetings of Committee of Five, appointed to arrange for a commission to supervise distribution of relief funds abroad (occupied territories). Minutes outline structure of committee, role and duties of the commission.
Index Terms:
Administration
Asch, Sholem
Billikopf, Jacob
Bogen, Boris
Brandeis, Louis
Commission of the American Jewish Relief Funds
Committee of Five
Committees
Dushkin, Alexander
Financial
Friedenwald, Harry
Kamaiky, Leon
London, Meyer
Magnes, Judah
Marshall, Louis
Warburg, Felix
Zionists
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File 4.3: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee of Six, 1916-1917

Extent: 0.50 inch
Minutes, transcripts of meetings, decisions on allocations.
Index Terms:
Administration
Algiers
Asch, Sholem
Borders
Brandeis, Louis
Committee of Six
Committees
Engelman, Morris
Europe
Financial
Fischel, Harry
Grenzperre
Hilfsverein
Jewish Colonization Association
Jewish People's Relief Committee (Labor)
Kahn, Bernhard
Lewin-Epstein, E.W.
Lowenstein, Harriet
Magnes, Judah
Morocco
Nathan, Paul
North Africa
Palestine
Paul-Schiff, Maximilian
Petrograd
Poland
Prisoners of War (POWs)
Refugee Rabbis
Refugees
Relief
Russia
Schiff, Jacob
Schiff, Otto
Simon, Jules
Tunis
Turkey
Warburg, Felix
Zionists
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File 4.4: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee of Seven, 1917

Extent: 0.10 inch
Minutes of meeting (May 24, 1917), discussion about Rabbi Stephen Wise meeting at State Department, disinclination of Spanish envoy to forward relief funds.
Index Terms:
Administration
Brandeis, Louis
Committee of Seven
Committees
Europe
Financial
Logistics
Palestine
Phillips, William
Relief
Russia
Spain
U.S. State Department
Warburg, Felix
Wise, Rabbi Stephen
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File 5: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee of Eight, 1917-1918

Extent: 1 inch
Minutes, transcripts of meetings of Committee of Eight; discussions, decisions about allocations, transmitted through Holland.
Index Terms:
Administration
Albert Lucas
American Red Cross
Baghdad
Balkans
Billikopf, Jacob
Bliss, Cornelius
Bogen, Boris
Brylawski, Fulton
Children
Committee of Eight
Committees
Conheim, Herman
Council of War Relief Committees
Dushkin, Alexander
Eastern Europe
Education
Elkus, Abram
Europe
Financial
Friedlaender, Israel
Fund-Raising
German Occupation
Germany
Holland
Hyman, Samuel
Individual Remittances
Jewish Colonization Association (ICA)
Jewish Servicemen
Jewish Soldiers
Jewish Welfare Board
Lipsky, Louis
Lithuania
Lowenstein, Harriet
Lowenstein, Solomon
Magnes, Judah
Marshall, Louis
Missionaries
Nierop, Frederick Solomon Van
Palestine
Poland
Prisoners of War (POWs)
Proselytizing
Reconstruction
Rehabilitation
Relief
Romania
Russia
Salonica
Schiff, Jacob
Schools
Senior, Max
Soup Kitchens
Swaythling, Lord
U.S. State Department
Voluntary Agencies
Vopicka, Charles
Warburg, Felix
Wise, Rabbi Stephen
Zionists
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File 6.1: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee on Administration and Coordination, 1918-1919

Extent: 0.15 inch
Organization of standing Committee on Administration and Coordination, to coordinate activities of constituent organizations, avoid duplication of efforts. Correspondence, minutes of meetings.
Index Terms:
Administration
Albert Lucas
American Jewish Relief Committee for Jewish War Sufferers (Reform)
Central Committee for the Relief of Jewish Suffering Through the War (Orthodox)
Committee on Administration and Coordination
Committees
Financial
Fund-Raising
Logistics
Relief
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File 6.2: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee on Control, 1918

Extent: 0.15 inch
Minutes of meeting (January 3, 1918), recommendations of Committee on Control, on coordination of fund-raising, treasuries.
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
Albert Lucas
Committee on Control
Committees
Engelman, Morris
Financial
Fund-Raising
Lehman, Arthur
Logistics
War Relief
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File 7: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee on Palestine, 1918

Extent: 0.33 inch
Reports, agendas, meeting minutes of the Committee on Palestine. Materials on remittances, allocations.
Index Terms:
Administration
Agriculture
Alexandria
American Red Cross
Bogen, Boris
Brandeis, Louis
Cash Relief
Child Care
Children
Committee on Palestine
Constantinople
Credit
Damascus
Disease
Feeding Programs
Financial
Food
Haas, Jacob de
Health
Hoofien, Siegfried (Eliezer)
Hunger
Individual Remittances
Jerusalem
Jewish Colonial Trust
Loans
Lowenstein, Solomon
Medical
Medical Supplies
Medical Unit
Mosseri, Jack
Orphanages
Orphans
Palestine
Rabbis
Reconstruction
Refugees
Rehabilitation
Relief
Remittances
Safed
Soup Kitchens
Straus Soup Kitchen
Syria
Typhus
Zionist Organization of America
Zionist Relief Commission
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File 8.1: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee on Publicity, 1918-1919

Extent: 0.15 inch
Meeting minutes of Committee on Publicity; miscellaneous on distribution of JDC Bulletin. Felix Warburg High Holiday fund-raising message (undated; publication unknown).
Index Terms:
Administration
Committee on Publicity
Fund-Raising
Hoofien, Siegfried (Eliezer)
JDC Bulletin
Publications
Publicity
Warburg, Felix
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File 8.2: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee on Reconstruction, 1918-1919

Extent: 0.33 inch
Correspondence, committee minutes regarding principles for post-war reconstruction.
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
Albert Lucas
Asch, Sholem
Bero, Stanley
Committee on Reconstruction
Committees
Cooperatives
Credit
Eastern Europe
Economic Rehabilitation
Europe
Financial
Hershfield, Isidore
Landsmanschaften
Loans
Magnes, Judah
Marshall, Louis
Migration
Palestine
Reconstruction
Rehabilitation
Repatriation
Resettlement
Teitelbaum, Aaron
Warburg, Felix
Wiernik, Peter
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File 9: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee on Romania, Serbia and Other Countries, 1916, 1918-1919

Extent: 0.50 inch
Meeting minutes; review of remittances, allocations, appeals for aid.
Index Terms:
(Alkalay), Rabbi Isaac Alcalay
Administration
Albert Lucas
Baerwald, Paul
Balkans
Becker, James
Bessarabia
Children
Clothing
Committee on Romania Serbia and Other Countries
Financial
Food
Goldman, Hetty
Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS)
Hershfield, Isidore
Landsmanschaften
Migration
Palestine
Reconstruction
Rehabilitation
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Rhodes
Romania
Salonica
Serbia
Turkey
Vopicka, Charles
Wertheim, Maurice
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File 10: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee on Russia, 1918-1919

Extent: 0.50 inch
Correspondence, meeting minutes, agendas, reports to Executive Committee. Miscellaneous on remittances, allocations, appeals for aid.
Index Terms:
Administration
Albert Lucas
American Red Cross
Bernstein, Herman
Bogen, Boris
Bolsheviks
Brylawski, Fulton
Clothing
Committee on Russia
Committees
Commodities
Cooperatives
Financial
Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS)
Licenses
Logistics
Magnes, Judah
Moscow Narodny Bank
Petrograd
Reconstruction
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Russia
Sherman, Isaac
Siberia
Sliosberg, Henry
Soviet Russia
Straus, Nathan
U.S. State Department
U.S. War Trade Board
Vladivostok
Voluntary Agencies
Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA)
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File 11: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee on War Chest, 1918

Extent: 0.10 inch
Correspondence, meeting minutes regarding coordination, control of various war relief fund-raising campaigns.
Index Terms:
Administration
Committee on War Chest
Committees
Financial
Fund-Raising
War Relief
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series 3: Financial
File 12: JDC Administration, Financial Accounts, 1914-1918

Extent: 1.25 inches
Financial statements, treasurer's and auditor's reports, correspondence on allocations (for relief supplies, or direct remittances to recipient institutions).
Index Terms:
Administration
Allocations
Financial
Relief Supplies
Remittances
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series 4: Publicity
File 13.1: JDC Administration, Publicity, 1915-1916, 1918-1919

Extent: 0.25 inch
Correspondence on publication of JDC Bulletin, coordination of publicity. There are no copies of the JDC Bulletin in file.
Index Terms:
Administration
Albert Lucas
Bressler, David
JDC Bulletin
Propaganda
Publicity
Warburg, Felix
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File 13.2: JDC Administration, Publicity, Press Releases, 1916-1918

Extent: 0.50 inch
Press releases on JDC relief, allocations, fund-raising, communal conditions of Jews abroad. "Open letters" from JDC leadership.
Index Terms:
Administration
Albert Lucas
Bogen, Boris
Kamaiky, Leon
London, Meyer
Magnes, Judah
Marshall, Louis
Press Releases
Propaganda
Publicity
Roosevelt, Theodore
Senior, Max
Warburg, Felix
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Record Group 1-2: Overseas Administration
series 1: Overseas Administration, Governing Bodies
File 14: Overseas Administration, JDC Committees, Commission Centrale de Secours, 1916-1919

Extent: 0.50 inch
Correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings (French, English) of Central Commission of Assistance to Ottoman Jews (Commission Centrale de Secours aux Israelites Ottomans), on allocations, appeals.
Index Terms:
Administration
Auerbach, Israel
Commission Centrale de Secours aux Israelites Ottomans Eprouves de la Guerre
Constantinople
Elkus, Abram
Financial
Food
Hospital
List
Matzot
Medical
Nahoum, Rabbi Haim
Overseas Administration
Passover Supplies
Public Kitchens
Relief
Turkey
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File 15: Overseas Administration, JDC Committees, Danish Relief Committee, 1916-1919

Extent: 0.33 inch
Correspondence on transmission, use of funds by neutral committee to buy food, relief supplies; disruptions because of war.
Index Terms:
Administration
Austria
Danish Relief Committee
Denmark
Financial
Food
Germany
List
Lithuania
Logistics
Melchior, Carl
Overseas Administration
Palestine
Poland
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Simonsen, David
U.S. Government
War
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File 16: Overseas Administration, JDC Committees, Scandinavian Central Relief Committee, 1916, 1918

Extent: 0.25 inch
Correspondence on activities; Alfred Heymann report on 1916 trip, conditions in Russian Poland.
Index Terms:
Administration
Baltics
Britain
Denmark
Financial
Heymann, Alfred
List
Lithuania
Logistics
Overseas Administration
Poland
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Scandinavian Central Relief Committee for Jews Affected by the War
Skandinaviske Central Komiteen
Trotzky, J.M.
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File 17.1: Overseas Administration, JDC Committees, Holland Bureau, 1917

Extent: 1.5 inches
Correspondence on efforts to establish committee in Holland to handle, transmit American relief funds to Russian Poland, Palestine. Boris Bogen and Max Senior reports on activities with new bureau in Hague; information on communal conditions in occupied territories. Correspondence on allocations, remittances. List of relief committee members.
Index Terms:
Administration
Albert Lucas
Bogen, Boris
Brylawski, Fulton
Financial
Holland
Holland Bureau
Hoofien, Siegfried (Eliezer)
Jewish Colonization Association
Joint Distribution Committee of the American Funds for Jewish War Sufferers
Kann, Jacobus
Lansing, Robert
Lieme, Nehemia de
Lissa and Kann
Lithuania
Logistics
Nederlandsch Comite Voor de Verdeeling der Gelden van het Amerikaansche Fonds tot Ondersteuning der Joodsche Oorlogsslachtoffers
Netherlands
Nierop, Frederick Solomon Van
Overseas Administration
Palestine
Poland
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Russia
Senior, Max
Simon, Julius
The Hague
U.S. State Department
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File 17.2: Overseas Administration, JDC Committees, Holland Bureau, January-May 1918

Extent: 1.25 inches
Correspondence on operations of Holland bureau, distribution of relief funds, relief supplies to Russian Poland, Palestine. Miscellaneous financial reports, correspondence on remittances, receipts. Printed report (May 1918; unknown source) on "Jewish charities;" including Boris Bogen report.
Index Terms:
Administration
Albert Lucas
Austria
Bogen, Boris
Children
Clothing
Damascus
Education
Ellinger, Tage
Feeding Programs
Financial
Food
Germany
Health
Holland
Holland Bureau
Hoofien, Siegfried (Eliezer)
Jewish Gymnastic and Sport Society
Joint Distribution Committee of the American Funds for Jewish War Sufferers
Kaminka, Armand
Kosher Food
Lieme, Nehemia de
Lissa and Kann
Logistics
Maccabi
Malnutrition
Medical
Nederlandsch Comite Voor de Verdeeling der Gelden van het Amerikaansche Fonds tot Ondersteuning der Joodsche Oorlogsslachtoffers
Netherlands
Overseas Administration
Palestine
Poland
Recreation
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Russia
Schools
Senior, Max
Simon, Julius
Sport
The Hague
U.S. State Department
War Prisoners
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File 17.3: Overseas Administration, JDC Committees, Holland Bureau, June-December 1918

Extent: 0.75 inch
Correspondence, reports on operations of Holland bureau, distribution of relief funds, problems with distributing relief supplies (clothing) to Poland. Financial reports, correspondence on remittances, receipts.
Index Terms:
Administration
Austria
Children
Clothing
Education
Financial
Food
Germany
Health
Holland
Holland Bureau
Hoover, Herbert
Individual Remittances
Infant Mortality
Joint Distribution Committee of the American Funds for Jewish War Sufferers
Lieme, Nehemia de
Lithuania
Logistics
Medical
Nederlandsch Comite Voor de Verdeeling der Gelden van het Amerikaansche Fonds tot Ondersteuning der Joodsche Oorlogsslachtoffers
Netherlands
Orphanages
Orphans
Overseas Administration
Palestine
Poland
Public Health
Raalte, A. van
Relief
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Schools
Senior, Max
Strauss, Lewis
Syria
The Hague
War Prisoner Camps
War Prisoners
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File 18.1: Overseas Administration, JDC Committees, Judisches Hilfscomite, 1915

Extent: 0.50 inch
Financial correspondence (English, German), reports on remittances, receipts. Correspondence on means to provide relief; prospects for development of "interconfessional neutral" committee for Poland.
Index Terms:
Administration
American Jewish Relief Committee
Austria
Central Relief Committee
Financial
Germany
Hamburg
Individual Remittances
Judisches Hilfscomite
Judisches Hilfskomite fur Polen und Litauen
Lithuania
Logistics
Marshall, Louis
Nathan, Paul
Overseas Administration
Paul-Schiff, Maximilian
Poland
Relief
Remittances
Russia
Schiff, Jacob
Warburg, Felix
Warburg, Max
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File 18.2: Overseas Administration, JDC Committees, Judisches Hilfscomite, January-July 1916

Extent: 1.5 inches
Financial correspondence (English, German, many originals), reports on remittances, receipts. Correspondence regarding political sentiments, reliability of German Jewish relief committee.
Index Terms:
Administration
Financial
Germany
Hamburg
Hilfsverein der Deutschen Juden
Individual Remittances
Judisches Hilfscomite
Judisches Hilfskomite fur Polen und Litauen
Kurland
Lewin-Epstein, E.W.
Lithuania
Lucas, Albert
Magnes, Judah
Nathan, Paul
Nathan, Simon
Overseas Administration
Palestine
Paul-Schiff, Maximilian
Poland
Relief
Remittances
Russia
Schiff, Jacob
Warburg, Felix
Warburg, Max
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File 18.3: Overseas Administration, JDC Committees, Judisches Hilfscomite, August-December 1916

Extent: 0.75 inch
Financial correspondence (English, German, many originals), reports on remittances, receipts. Some names listed on individual remittances.
Index Terms:
Administration
Austria
Commission of American Jewish Relief Funds
Financial
Friedenwald, Harry
Germany
Grenzperre
Hilfsverein der Deutschen Juden
Hungary
Individual Remittances
Judisches Hilfscomite
Judisches Hilfskomite fur Polen und Litauen
Lithuania
Magnes, Judah
Nathan, Paul
Overseas Administration
Poland
Relief
Remittances
Russia
Simon, James
Warburg, Max
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File 18.4: Overseas Administration, JDC Committees, Judisches Hilfscomite, 1917

Extent: 0.33 inch
Financial correspondence (English, German, many originals), reports on remittances, receipts. Miscellaneous on reorganization of Judisches Hilfscomite. List of Officers of Judisches Hilfscomite.
Index Terms:
Administration
Financial
Hilfsverein der Deutschen Juden
Judisches Hilfscomite
Judisches Hilfskomite fur Polen und Litauen
Kahn, Bernhard
Lithuania
Overseas Administration
Poland
Relief
Remittances
Warburg, Felix
Warburg, Max
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File 19.1: Overseas Administration, JDC Committees, Israelitische Allianz zu Wien, 1914-1916

Extent: 0.75 inch
Financial correspondence (English, German, some originals), reports on remittances, receipts, use of funds for refugee relief in Austria, Hungary, Galicia.
Index Terms:
Administration
American Jewish Relief Committee
Austria
Brylawski, Fulton
Bukovina
Financial
Frankl, Adolph
Galicia
Grossburg, Leopold
Hungary
Israelitische Allianz zu Wien
Jewish War Archives
Kaminka, Armand
Logistics
Overseas Administration
Paul-Schiff, Maximilian
Rabbinical School
Refugees
Reich, Koppel
Relief
Religious Leadership
Remittances
Romania
Russia
Schadenerhebungsbureau
Stricker, Robert
Transmigrants
Vienna
Warburg, Felix
Warburg, Max
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File 19.2: Overseas Administration, JDC Committees, Israelitische Allianz zu Wien, 1917-1918

Extent: 0.75 inch
Financial correspondence (English, German) on remittances, receipts, use of funds for refugee relief. Israelitische Allianz report (June 25, 1917; English, German) on use of funds, relief work for 1916-1917. Appeals for aid for destitute rabbis. Report (December 13, 1918) of Juedischer Nationalrat fuer Deutschoesterreich (Jewish National Council for German-Austria). There is limited material for 1918.
Index Terms:
Administration
Austria
Brylawski, Fulton
Financial
Galicia
Israelitische Allianz zu Wien
Jewish National Council for German-Austria
Juedischer Nationalrat fuer Deutschoesterreich
Kaminka, Armand
Overseas Administration
Paul-Schiff, Maximilian
Rabbis
Refugees
Relief
Religious Leadership
Remittances
Romania
Russian Poland
Vienna
Warburg, Max
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series 5: Representatives
File 20: JDC Administration, Representatives, Abel-Bogen, 1916-1918

Extent: 0.25 inch
Correspondence regarding travel, accreditation, instructions to participants in the Russia-bound Commission on American Jewish Relief Funds: Abel Senior, Reverend Bernard Abramowitz, Boris Bogen.
Index Terms:
Abramowitz, Reverend Bernard
Administration
Albert Lucas
Bogen, Boris
Brylawski, Fulton
Commission of the American Jewish Relief Funds
Logistics
Passports
Personnel
Russia
Senior, Abel
Senior, Max
Sulzberger, Cyrus
Travel
Warburg, Felix
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File 21: JDC Administration, Representatives, Bogen-Senior Commission, 1916-1918

Extent: 1 inch
Correspondence regarding travel, accreditation, instructions to Max Senior, Boris Bogen, in Holland to arrange, supervise use of American relief funds. Senior-Bogen reports on travel, logistics, local conditions, finances.
Index Terms:
Administration
Albert Lucas
Bogen, Boris
Brylawski, Fulton
Commission of the American Jewish Relief Funds
Eastern Europe
Financial
Holland
Kann, Jacobus
Lithuania
Logistics
Occupied Territories
Oppenheim, J.
Overseas Commission
Palestine
Passports
Personnel
Poland
Prisoners of War
Remittances
Senior, Max
Travel
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File 22: JDC Administration, Representatives, Brandeis-Cutler, 1916-1918

Extent: 0.25 inch
Miscellaneous regarding JDC leadership, representatives: Louis Brandeis, Fulton Brylawski, Harry Cutler.
Index Terms:
Administration
American Jewish Relief Committee
Brandeis, Louis
Brylawski, Fulton
Cutler, Harry
Jewish Welfare Board
Personnel
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File 23: JDC Administration, Representatives, Friedlaender, 1917-1918

Extent: 0.20 inch
Miscellaneous on Israel Friedlaender's nomination to, withdrawal from American Red Cross commission to Palestine. Miscellaneous on efforts to locate, aid sister Mania in Warsaw.
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
American Red Cross
Bliss, Cornelius
Friedlaender, Israel
Friedlaender, Mania
Marshall, Louis
Palestine
Personnel
Waldman, Morris
Warburg, Felix
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File 24: JDC Administration, Representatives, Glazebrook Reception, 1917-1918

Extent: 0.75 inch
Invitations, transcript of remarks from reception (December 1917) at home of Henry Morgenthau for Otis Glazebrook, US consul in Jerusalem, for aid to Jews of Palestine.
Index Terms:
Administration
Albert Lucas
Elkus, Abram
Financial
Glazebrook, Otis
Jerusalem
Morgenthau, Henry
Palestine
Personnel
Representatives
Schiff, Jacob
Testimonials
Turkey
U.S. Consul
Wise, Rabbi Stephen
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File 25: JDC Administration, Representatives, Goldman-Lucas, 1916-1919

Extent: 0.50 inch
Miscellaneous regarding credentials, assignments, financing of JDC leadership, representatives, staff: Hetty Goldman, Herbert Lehman, Solomon Lowenstein, Albert Lucas.
Index Terms:
Administration
Albert Lucas
American Red Cross
Financial
Goldman, Hetty
Greece
Lehman, Arthur
Lehman, Herbert
Lowenstein, Solomon
Palestine
Personnel
Remittances
Travel
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File 26: JDC Administration, Representatives, Mack-Rosenwald, 1916-1918

Extent: 0.50 inch
Miscellaneous regarding credentials, assignments, sentiments of JDC leadership, representatives: Julian Mack, Judah Magnes, Julius Rosenwald. Booklet for Julius Rosenwald tribute (April 14, 1918).
Index Terms:
Administration
Albert Lucas
Brylawski, Fulton
Financial
Fund-Raising
Mack, Julian
Magnes, Judah
Marshall, Louis
Palestine
Personnel
Remittances
Rosenwald, Julius
Russia
Travel
U.S. State Department
Zionist Organization of America
Zionists
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File 27: JDC Administration, Representatives, Sanders-Senior, 1916-1918

Extent: 0.25 inch
Miscellaneous regarding credentials, assignments, sentiments of JDC leadership, representatives: Leon Sanders, Jacob Schiff, Max Senior.
Index Terms:
Administration
Financial
Personnel
Remittances
Sanders, Leon
Schiff, Jacob
Senior, James
Senior, Max
Travel
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File 28: JDC Administration, Representatives, Straus-Warburg, 1916-1918

Extent: 0.33 inch
Miscellaneous regarding donations, interests of JDC leadership, representatives: Nathan Straus, Cyrus Sulzberger, Felix Warburg, including several Warburg articles. Booklet with transcript of Warburg testimonial dinner (December 22, 1918).
Index Terms:
Administration
Financial
Fund-Raising
Jerusalem
Medical Care
Palestine
Personnel
Remittances
Soup Kitchens
Straus, Nathan
Sulzberger, Cyrus
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series 6: Fund-Raising
File 29: JDC Administration, Fund-Raising, General, 1916-1919

Extent: 1 inch
Correspondence, fund-raising appeals, commitments, statements on funds raised. Miscellaneous on Judah Magnes proposal for record loan to rebuild Jewish homes in Europe.
Index Terms:
Administration
Albert Lucas
Childe, Cromwell
Eastern Europe
Financial
Frazier, Governor Lynn
Fund-Raising
Housing
Jerusalem
Magnes, Judah
Morgenthau, Henry
North Dakota
Palestine
Rehabilitation
Relief
Remittances
Rosenwald, Julius
Schiff, Jacob
Schmidt, John W.
Sulzberger, Cyrus
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File 30: JDC Administration, Fund-Raising, Carnegie Hall, 1916

Extent: 0.33 inch
Transcript of speeches of fund-raising rally at Carnegie Hall in New York, December 21, 1916, including financial pledges.
Index Terms:
Administration
Carnegie Hall
Financial
Fund-Raising
Harrison, Leon
Magnes, Judah
Mitchell, Mayor John Purroy
Reed, Senator James
Schiff, Jacob
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File 31: JDC Administration, Fund-Raising, National Emergency Conference, 1917

Extent: 0.25 inch
Press release, transcript of banquet (April 15, 1917) of National Emergency Conference, intended to invigorate fund-raising.
Index Terms:
Administration
American Jewish Relief Committee
Financial
Fund-Raising
Morgenthau, Henry
National Emergency Conference
Rosenwald, Julius
Schiff, Jacob
Warburg, Felix
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File 32: JDC Administration, Fund-Raising, Special Assembly, 1917

Extent: 0.50 inch
Materials, including invitation for convening a special assembly (October 28, 1917) of war relief workers for fund-raising campaign. Minutes, transcript, speeches at dinner sponsored by Felix Warburg.
Index Terms:
Administration
Albert Lucas
Financial
Fund-Raising
Kamaiky, Leon
Marshall, Louis
National Jewish Assembly
Special Assembly
Warburg, Felix
Wilson, President Woodrow
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File 33: JDC Administration, Fund-Raising, Hero Land Bazaar, 1917-1918

Extent: 0.25 inch
Materials, financial statement; logistics on general fund-raising campaign ("Hero Land, or over the top with Uncle Sam and his allies").
Index Terms:
Administration
Financial
Fund-Raising
Hero Land Bazaar
Moffat, John
Reading, Lord
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File 34: JDC Administration, Fund-Raising, Contributions, 1917-1919

Extent: 0.15 inch
Random correspondence (English, Yiddish) on contributions.
Index Terms:
Administration
Contributions
Financial
Fund-Raising
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series 3: Financial
File 35.1: JDC Administration, Financial, Transmission of Relief Funds, 1914-1916

Extent: 0.25 inch
Correspondence, forms on transmission of relief funds, primarily with assistance of U.S. government.
Index Terms:
Administration
American Jewish Relief Committee
Brylawski, Fulton
Financial
Glazebrook, Otis
Palestine
Phillips, William
Relief
Remittances
Transmission of Relief Funds
U.S. Government
U.S. State Department
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File 35.2: JDC Administration, Financial, Transmission of Relief Funds, January-August 1917

Extent: 1.25 inches
Correspondence, receipts on transmission of relief funds, primarily with assistance of U.S. government. Extensive materials on arrangements for transmissions from other nations, especially under war-time conditions, inability to deal with "enemy nationals."
Index Terms:
Administration
Albert Lucas
Austria
Brandeis, Louis
Brylawski, Fulton
Financial
Germany
Glazebrook, Otis
Holland
Hoofien, Siegfried (Eliezer)
Individual Remittances
Judisches Hilfscomite
Lehman, Herbert
Logistics
Melchior, Carl
Palestine
Phillips, William
Poland
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Riano, Juan
Romania
Russia
Spain
Spanish Ambassadors
Transmission of Relief Funds
Turkey
U.S. Committee on War Claims
U.S. Government
U.S. State Department
Warburg, Felix
Wise, Rabbi Stephen
Zionist Provisional Committee
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File 35.3: JDC Administration, Financial, Transmission of Relief Funds, September-December 1917

Extent: 1 inch
Correspondence, receipts on transmission of relief funds, logistics for transmission due to Trading With the Enemy Act.
Index Terms:
Administration
Albert Lucas
Bogen, Boris
Brylawski, Fulton
Financial
Germany
Glazebrook, Otis
Holland
Hoofien, Siegfried (Eliezer)
Individual Remittances
Licenses
Logistics
Occupied Territories
Palestine
Phillips, William
Poland
Prisoners of War
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Riano, Juan
Romania
Senior, Max
Serbia
Soup Kitchen
Spain
Trading With the Enemy Act
Transmission of Relief Funds
Turkey
U.S. Government
U.S. State Department
U.S. War Trade Board
Vopicka, Charles
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File 35.4: JDC Administration, Financial, Transmission of Relief Funds, January-March 1918

Extent: 1 inch
Correspondence, licenses, receipts on transmission of relief funds; license applications reveal plans, operations of relief projects. Miscellaneous on logistics for transmission of funds due to war, restrictions of Trading With the Enemy Act. ARTIFACT: U.S. War Trade Board postcard (February 26, 1918) according application for license under Trading With the Enemy Act.
Index Terms:
(Mossui), Jack Mosseri
Adee, Alvey
Administration
Albert Lucas
American Committee for Armenian and Syrian Relief
Bogen, Boris
Britain
Brylawski, Fulton
Children
Constantinople
Education
Financial
Germany
Holland
Housing
Kosher Food
Licenses
Lithuania
Logistics
Nahoum, Rabbi Chaim
Occupied Territories
Palestine
Phillips, William
Poland
Prisoners of War
Relief
Relief Supplies
Religious Education
Remittances
Senior, Max
Soup Kitchens
Talmud Torahs
Trading With the Enemy Act
Transmission of Relief Funds
Turkey
U.S. Government
U.S. State Department
U.S. War Trade Board
Waldersee, Count
Wise, Rabbi Stephen
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File 35.5: JDC Administration, Financial, Transmission of Relief Funds, April-July 1918

Extent: 1 inch
Correspondence, licenses regarding transmission of relief funds; license applications reveal plans, operations of relief projects. Miscellaneous on logistics for transmission of funds, restrictions of Trading With the Enemy Act.
Index Terms:
(Mossui), Jack Mosseri
Administration
Albert Lucas
Austria
Baghdad
Brylawski, Fulton
Clothing
Courland
Financial
Germany
Hoofien, Siegfried (Eliezer)
Licenses
Lithuania
Logistics
Marshall, Louis
Occupied Territories
Palestine
Phillips, William
Poland
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Russia
Serbia
Syria
Trading With the Enemy Act
Transmission of Relief Funds
Turkey
U.S. Government
U.S. State Department
U.S. War Trade Board
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File 35.6: JDC Administration, Financial, Transmission of Relief Funds, August-December 1918

Extent: 1 inch
Correspondence, licenses regarding transmission of relief funds; license applications reveal plans, operations of relief projects. Miscellaneous on logistics for transmission of funds, currency exchange.
Index Terms:
Administration
Albert Lucas
Brylawski, Fulton
Canada
Canadian Jewish Committee
Constantinople
Courland
Financial
Gold
Licenses
Lithuania
Logistics
McNeir, William
Nahoum, Rabbi Chaim
Occupied Territories
Palestine
Phillips, William
Poland
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Romania
Russia
Soup Kitchens
Syria
Trading With the Enemy Act
Transmission of Relief Funds
Turkey
U.S. Government
U.S. State Department
U.S. War Trade Board
Wachtel, Moritz
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File 36: JDC Administration, Financial, Transmission Bureau, General, 1915-1918

Extent: 6.75 inches
Correspondence, instructions on procedures for transmission of individual remittances; forms, including affidavits. Affidavits for transmission of individual remittances (these are standardized). Correspondence on payments, receipts on transmission of individual remittances; heavy on names, queries (many handwritten, English, Yiddish) on family members. Miscellaneous on licenses to send individual remittances and licenses to aid people who may be "enemy aliens." Press notice (November 27, 1916) on Transmission Bureau. Occasional announcements about ability to transmit funds to various countries; instructions to relief societies. Financial reports on operations of Transmission Bureau, by country of destination. Miscellaneous newspaper accounts. [MATERIALS IN FILE NOT SORTED CHRONOLOGICALLY]
Index Terms:
Administration
Albert Lucas
Beirut
Brylawski, Fulton
Canada
Constantinople
Denvir, John
Enemy Aliens
Family Reunification
Financial
Germany
Glasser, Private Harry
Individual Remittances
Jewish Colonization Association
Jewish Colonization Association (Canada)
Kohler, Max
Landsmanschaften
Lehman, Arthur
Licenses
List
Lithuania
Logistics
Lowenstein, Harriet
Migration
New York State Amos Bill
Palestine
Petrograd
Phillips, William
Poland
Prisoners of War
Rabbinical College
Relief
Russia
Soldiers' Allotments
Soup Kitchens
Syria
Trading With the Enemy Act
Transmission Bureau
Transportation
Turkey
U.S. Government
U.S. Servicemen
U.S. State Department
U.S. War Department
U.S. War Trade Board
Yanovsky, [??]
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File 37.1: JDC Administration, Financial, Transmission Bureau, Petrograd, General, 1914

Extent: 0.15 inch
Correspondence, including letter (November 18, 1914; unsigned, possibly Harriet Lowenstein) to Jewish Colonization Association (ICA) in Petrograd, agreeing to remit funds from American Jews to relations in Russia. Miscellaneous on procedure.
Index Terms:
Administration
American Jewish Relief Committee Fund
Financial
Individual Remittances
Jewish Colonization Association (ICA)
Lowenstein, Harriet
Petrograd
Relief
Russia
Transmission Bureau
Warschawsky, Mark
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File 37.2: JDC Administration, Financial, Transmission Bureau, Petrograd, Individual Remittances, January-August 1915

Extent: 1.5 inches
General, financial correspondence on payments, receipts on transmission of individual remittances; heavy on names, queries (many handwritten, English, Yiddish) on family members. Miscellaneous on procedures.
Index Terms:
Administration
Financial
Individual Remittances
Jewish Colonization Association (ICA)
List
Lowenstein, Harriet
Petrograd
Relief
Russia
Transmission Bureau
Warschawsky, Mark
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File 37.3: JDC Administration, Financial, Transmission Bureau, Petrograd, Individual Remittances, September-December 1915

Extent: 1 inch
General, financial correspondence on payments, receipts on transmission of individual remittances; heavy on names, queries (many handwritten, English, Yiddish) on family members. Miscellaneous on procedures.
Index Terms:
Administration
Financial
Individual Remittances
Jewish Colonization Association (ICA)
List
Lowenstein, Harriet
Petrograd
Relief
Russia
Transmission Bureau
Warschawsky, Mark
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File 37.4: JDC Administration, Financial, Transmission Bureau, Petrograd, Individual Remittances, January-May 1916

Extent: 1 inch
General, financial correspondence on payments, receipts on transmission of individual remittances; heavy on names, queries (many handwritten, English, Yiddish) on family members. Miscellaneous on procedures.
Index Terms:
Administration
Family Reunification
Financial
Individual Remittances
Jewish Colonization Association (ICA)
List
Lowenstein, Harriet
Petrograd
Relief
Russia
Transmission Bureau
U.S. Government
Warschawsky, Mark
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File 37.5: JDC Administration, Financial, Transmission Bureau, Petrograd, Individual Remittances, June-December 1916

Extent: 0.50 inch
General, financial correspondence on payments, receipts on transmission of individual remittances; heavy on names, queries (many handwritten, English, Yiddish) on family members. Miscellaneous on procedures when individual cannot be located or has died.
Index Terms:
Administration
Family Reunification
Financial
Individual Remittances
Jewish Colonization Association (ICA)
List
Petrograd
Relief
Russia
Transmission Bureau
U.S. Government
Warschawsky, Mark
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File 37.6: JDC Administration, Financial, Transmission Bureau, Petrograd, Individual Remittances, 1917

Extent: 0.75 inch
General, financial correspondence on payments, receipts on transmission of individual remittances; remittance lists. Information on procedures when individual cannot be located or has died.
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File 37.7: JDC Administration, Financial, Transmission Bureau, Petrograd, Remitters, Lists and Receipts

Extent:
Lists and receipts of remitters who used the JDC Transmission Bureau to transfer funds to Petrograd.
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