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Records of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee: New York office | 1914 – 1918 Subject Matter

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Subcollection 3: Subject Matter
Record Group 3-1: Relief Supplies
file 69: Relief Supplies, Kosher Food and Matzot, 1916-1919

Extent: 0.25 inch
Correspondence, memos, cables on appeals for, purchase, shipments of kosher food, matzot.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
Alexandria
Antwerp
Balkan
Eastern Europe
Financial
Food
Freight
Germany
Horowitz Bros. and Margareten
Kosher Food
Logistics
Matzot
Passover Supplies
Prisoners of War
Relief Supplies
Salonica
Vienna
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Record Group 3-2: Children
file 70: Children, Orphans, 1916-1919

Extent: 0.15 inch
Correspondence, appeals for aid. Reports by Skandinaviske Central Komiteen (August 17, 1916), B'nai B'rith (January 31, 1919) on welfare, care of Jewish children, orphans in occupied territories in Russia and Galicia; Skandinaviske Central Komiteen calls for emigration/rescue of children.
Index Terms:
B'nai B'rith (Austria)
Bukowina
Children
Ehrmann, Prof. D.
Emigration
Galicia
Korn, Edmund
Logistics
Occupied Territories
Orphanages
Orphans
Persecution
Relief
Rescue
Russia
Scandinavian Jewish Relief Organization
Skandinaviske Central Komiteen
Trotzky, J.M.
Warburg, Max
Welfare
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Record Group 3-3: Prisoners of War
file 71: Prisoners of War, General, 1916-1918

Extent: 0.20 inch
Correspondence, appeals for aid (English, German) for prisoners of war in various locations.
Index Terms:
American Red Cross
Bogen, Boris
Bulgaria
Financial
Lieme, Nehemia de
List
Occupied Territories
Prisoners of War
Relief
Remittances
Russia
Simonsen, David
Welfare
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file 72: Prisoners of War, Austria and Germany, 1916-1919

Extent: 0.33 inch
Correspondence, appeals for aid, distribution of relief supplies (English, German) for Russian Jews who are prisoners of war in Austria and Germany.
Index Terms:
Alliance Israelite Universelle
Austria
Bulgaria
Financial
Food
Food Packages
German Ministry of War
Germany
Imbert, Jacques
Kosher Food
List
Matzot
Passover Supplies
Phillips, William
Prisoners of War
Relief
Remittances Relief Supplies
Russia
Russo-Jewish War Prisoners Fund
Schiff, Mortimer
U.S. State Department
War Trade Board
Warburg, Felix
Warburg, Max
Welfare
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file 73: Prisoners of War, Bulgaria, 1917

Extent: 0.10 inch
Cables seeking aid for prisoners of war, orphans in Bulgaria, from Bulgaria and Romania.
Index Terms:
Aid
Bulgaria
Children
Orphans
Prisoners of War
Relief
Romania
Welfare
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file 74: Prisoners of War, Isle of Man, 1916

Extent: 0.15 inch
Correspondence, appeals for aid, for Jewish prisoners of war from Austria and Germany interned at the Douglas Aliens' Camp in Isle of Man, Britain.
Index Terms:
Austria
Britain
Douglas Aliens' Camp
Financial
Germany
Isle of Man
Kosher Food
Prisoners of War
Relief
Schiff, Otto
Welfare
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file 75: Prisoners of War, Siberia, 1916-1917

Extent: 0.15 inch
Correspondence on aid, condition of Jewish prisoners of war in Siberia from Austria and Germany.
Index Terms:
Austria
China
Financial
Fischer, Olga
Francis, David
Germany
Jewish Colonization Association
Petrograd
Prisoners of War
Relief
Russia
Siberia
Welfare
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file 76: Prisoners of War, Committee for the Relief of Prisoners of War, Romanian Section, 1916-1917

Extent: 0.15 inch
Appeals for aid from Romanian Jews in Switzerland.
Index Terms:
Braunstein, Dr. A.
Committee for the Relief of Prisoners of War
Financial
Landsmanschaften
Prisoners of War
Relief
Romania
Romanian Section
Stern, Adolph
Switzerland
Welfare
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file 77: Prisoners of War, Committee for the Relief of Russian Jewish Prisoners, 1916-1918

Extent: 0.25 inch
Appeals for aid for Russian Jewish prisoners in Germany and Austria from Geneva group, Comite de Secours aux Prisonniers de Guerre Juifs Russes; report from group; effort to learn if prisoners need additional aid.
Index Terms:
Austria
Comite de Secours aux Prisonniers de Guerre Juifs Russes
Committee for the Relief of Russian Jewish Prisoners
Germany
Oberoutceff, Mr.
Prisoners of War
Relief
Sokoloff, Mr. P.
Switzerland
Welfare
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file 78: Prisoners of War, Friends of Jewish Prisoners of War, 1916-1918

Extent: 0.25 inch
Appeals from, aid to Dutch committee organized to send food parcels to Russian Jewish prisoners of war in Germany and Austria.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
Austria
Dutch Committee for the Relief of Jewish War Sufferers
Financial
Food Parcels
Friends of Jewish Prisoners of War
Germany
Kosher Food
Polak, Alfred
Prisoners of War
Relief
The Hague
Welfare
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file 79: Prisoners of War, Jewish Committee for Relief of War Prisoners in Germany and Austria, 1916-1917

Extent: 0.15 inch
Appeals from Swiss committee seeking to aid Jewish prisoners of war in Germany and Austria. Printed report (in French) of committee's activities, donors in 1916.
Index Terms:
Austria
Comite Israelite de Secours aux Prisonniers de Guerre en Allemagne et en Autriche
Financial
Germany
Jewish Committee for Relief of War Prisoners in Germany and Austria
Lausanne
Lewin-Epstein, E.W.
Prisoners of War
Relief
Sachs, Albert
Switzerland
Welfare
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file 80: Prisoners of War, Red Magen David, 1916-1918

Extent: 0.20 inch
Correspondence regarding relief supplies and arrangements for shipping matzot flour.
Index Terms:
Adom, Magen David
Conheim, Hermann
Erlanger, Dr. Michel
Financial
Freight Logistics
Lucerne
Magnes, Judah
Matzot
Passover Supplies
Prisoners of War
Red Magen David
Relief
Switzerland
Welfare
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Record Group 3-4: Cultural and Religious
file 81: Rabbis, General, 1916-1918

Extent: 0.20 inch
Correspondence, appeals regarding relief for rabbis in Europe and Palestine. Names of recipients of aid.
Index Terms:
Cash Relief
Danon, Rabbi Nissim
Eastern Europe
Financial
Harabonim, Agudas
Lehman, Arthur
List
Palestine
Rabbis
Relief
Welfare
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Record Group 3-5: Refugees
file 82.1: Refugees, Americans Deported from Palestine, 1916

Extent: 0.50 inch
Correspondence regarding diplomatic and humanitarian efforts to transport American family members who had been deported from Palestine, and were stranded in Beirut.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
Aleppo
Beirut
Brylawski, Fulton
Children
Dependents
Deportation
Detention
Elkus, Abram
Family Reunification
Financial
Jerusalem
List
Logistics
Migration
Morgenthau, Henry
Palestine
Refugees
Transit
Transmigration
Turkey
U.S. State Department
USS Des Moines
Wives
Women
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file 82.2: Refugees, Americans Deported from Palestine, 1917

Extent: 1 inch
Correspondence, increasingly frustrated, regarding diplomatic and humanitarian efforts to transport American family members who had been deported from Palestine, and were stranded; subsequent transit, delays, transit of small groups.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
Aleppo
Beirut
Brylawski, Fulton
Children
Dependents
Deportation
Detention
Elkus, Abram
Family Reunification
Financial
Food
Jerusalem
List
Logistics
Maintenance
Medical Supplies
Migration
Morgenthau, Henry
Palestine
Refugees
Relief Supplies
Repatriation
Siegel, Congressman Isaac
Spain
Switzerland
Transit
Transmigration
Turkey
U.S. State Department
USS Caesar
USS Des Moines
Wives
Women
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file 82.3: Refugees, Americans Deported from Palestine, Affidavits, 1917

Extent: 0.50 inch
Correspondence, affidavits for stranded Americans for whom U.S. funds were advanced in Switzerland.
Index Terms:
Affidavits
Cash Relief
Children
Dependents
Financial
List
Logistics
Maintenance
Migration
Palestine
Refugees
Switzerland
Transit
Transmigration
Wives
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file 82.4: Refugees, Americans Deported from Palestine, Financial, 1917

Extent: 0.33 inch
Miscellaneous accounting and financial correspondence regarding maintenance and care of American family members who had been deported from Palestine.
Index Terms:
Children
Dependents
Deportation
Detention
Family Reunification
Financial
List
Logistics
Maintenance
Migration
Palestine
Refugees
Transit
Transmigration
Turkey
U.S. State Department
Wives
Women
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file 82.5: Refugees, Americans Deported from Palestine, 1918-1919

Extent: 1 inch
Correspondence regarding diplomatic and humanitarian efforts to maintain, move American family members who had been deported from Palestine, and were stranded.
Index Terms:
Adee, Alvey
Albert Lucas
Beirut
Children
Damascus
Dependents
Deportation
Detention
Dizengoff, Meir
Elkus, Abram
Family Reunification
Financial
Food
Jerusalem
List
Logistics
Maintenance
Medical Supplies
Migration
Palestine
Phillips, William
Refugees
Relief Supplies
Repatriation
Spain
Switzerland
Syria
Transit
Transmigration
Turkey
U.S. State Department
Wives
Women
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file 83: Refugees in Angers, France, 1916-1917

Extent: 0.10 inch
Appeals, correspondence regarding refugees from Czechoslovakia and Poland in Angers, Maine-et-Loire, France.
Index Terms:
Aid
Albert Lucas
Angers
Czechoslovakia
Financial
France
Jewish Colonization Association
Maine-et-Loire
Poland
Refugees
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file 84: Refugees in Cyprus, 1916-1917

Extent: 0.15 inch
Correspondence, appeals regarding aid to refugees from Palestine in Cyprus.
Index Terms:
Cyprus
Financial
List
Palestine
Refugees
Relief
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file 85.1: Refugees in Egypt, 1915-1916

Extent: 0.50 inch
Correspondence, reports (English and French) on local needs, conditions, on remittances for refugees from Palestine in Egypt and Jews in Palestine.
Index Terms:
Abikzir, Rabbi M. Abraham
Albert Lucas
Alexandria
American Jewish Relief Committee
Bentwich, Norman
Brylawski, Fulton
Cairo
Comite D'Assistance aux Refugees de Palestine
Comite D'Assistance aux Refugies Israelites de Syrie et Palestine
Egypt
Financial
Garrels, Arthur
Hornblower, William
Idelovitch, David
Israel, Yeshibat Erez
Landau, Annie
List
Matzot
Mosseri, Jack
Palestine
Passover Supplies
Refugees
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Schiff, Otto
U.S. State Department
Uley, Felix
Zionists
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file 85.2: Refugees in Egypt, 1917-1918

Extent: 1 inch
Correspondence, reports (English and French) on local needs, conditions, on remittances for refugees in Egypt, including additional refugees from Turkey after entente; participation of refugees in allocations decisions.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
Alexandria
Cairo
Egypt
Financial
Food
Garrels, Arthur
Haifa
Kfar Saba
Matzot
Medical Supplies
Morgenthau, Henry
Palestine
Passover Supplies
Refugees
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Repatriation
Schiff, Mortimer
Tuby, Felix
Turkey
U.S. State Department
Uley, Felix
Zionists
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file 86: Refugees in Egypt, Yeshibat Erez Israel, 1916-1917

Extent: 0.20 inch
Correspondence, appeals (Hebrew and English) regarding Yeshibat Erez Israel in Alexandria, refugee rabbis and families from Palestine.
Index Terms:
Abikzir, Rabbi M. Abraham
Alexandria
Egypt
Financial
Israel, Yeshibat Erez
List
Palestine
Pergola, Rabbi Raphael Della
Refugee Rabbis
Refugees
Relief
Remittances
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file 87: Refugees in the Far East, 1916, 1918-1919

Extent: 0.40 inch
Correspondence, appeals for aid, miscellaneous on conditions, operations in Japan, China for refugees from Russia; miscellaneous on financial support to HIAS. Samuel Mason's HIAS report (photocopy, August 12, 1918) "Our mission to the Far East."
Index Terms:
Adath Bnai Israel of Vladivostok
Bernstein, John
China
Far East
Federation of Jewish Societies of Vladivostok
Financial
Harbin
Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS)
Japan
Mason, Samuel
Matzot
Migration
Passover Supplies
Refugees
Relief
Relief Supplies
Russia
Transmigrants
Vladivostok
Yokohama
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file 88: Refugees in Turkey, 1917

Extent: 0.15 inch
Report (December 24, 1917, signed by "the charity inspector") on conditions of, aid to Greek Jews, who were refugees from Palestine, stranded in Haskeuy, Constantinople.
Index Terms:
Constantinople
Financial
Greece
Haskeuy
Palestine
Refugees
Relief
Turkey
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file 89: Refugees in the Netherlands, 1915, 1917-1918

Extent: 0.10 inch
Letter, cable on refugees, primarily from Galicia, in the Netherlands. Report (1915, in Dutch) on relief to refugees.
Index Terms:
Galicia
Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS)
Netherlands
Refugees
Relief
Russia
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file 90: Refugees in Palestine, 1916-1918

Extent: 0.15 inch
Correspondence, cables, proclamation on Armenian refugees in Palestine.
Index Terms:
American Committee for Armenian and Syrian Relief
Armenia
Expulsion
Financial
Hunger
Massacre
Palestine
Refugees
Relief
Syria
Turkey
Vickery, Charles
Wilson, President Woodrow
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file 91: Refugees in Russia, 1915-1917

Extent: 0.15 inch
OZE report, miscellaneous newspaper accounts on conditions for refugees from Poland, Lithuania.
Index Terms:
Financial
Health
Housing
Hunger
Jewish Colonization Association
Lithuania
Medical
OZE
Petrograd
Poland
Refugees
Relief
Russia
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file 92: Refugees in Salonica, 1916-1917

Extent: 0.20 inch
Miscellaneous correspondence (English, French) on conditions of refugees from Monastir, Serbia, Yugoslavia; strain on communal resources, appeals for aid.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
Araeste, Haim
Disasters
Financial
Fire
Landsmanschaften
Monastir
Refugees
Relief
Remittances
Salonica
Serbia
Yugoslavia
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file 93: Refugees in Spain, 1916-1919

Extent: 0.50 inch
Financial and general correspondence (English, French) on conditions in Spain of refugees from Turkey (also known as Ottoman refugees), appeals for aid.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
Barcelona
Financial
Marshall, Louis
Nordau, Max
Ottoman Empire
Pulido, Senator Angel
Refugees
Relief
Remittances
Repatriation
Spain
Turkey
Yahuda, A.S.
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file 94: Refugees in Switzerland, 1918-1919

Extent: 0.15 inch
Correspondence on conditions in Serbia, needs of refugees from Serbia, appeals for aid, remittances.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
Alkalay, Rabbi Isaac
Financial
Refugees
Relief
Remittances
Serbia
Switzerland
U.S. State Department
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Record Group 3-6: Personal Services
file 95: Personal Services, Petrograd, 1915-1916

Extent: 0.50 inch
Formerly named "Relatives and Friends, Information." Correspondence with Jewish Colonization Association, Petrograd, primarily queries (multiple languages) on locating, reunifying, assisting family members in Europe.
Index Terms:
Family Reunification
Financial
Jewish Colonization Association
List
Location Services
Migration
Personal Services
Petrograd
Refugees
Relief
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file 96: Personal Services

Extent: 1 inch
Formerly named "Relatives and Friends, Information." Correspondence, primarily queries (multiple languages) on locating, reunifying, assisting family members in Europe.
Index Terms:
Emigration
Family Reunification
Financial
Garfinkle, Abram David
Location Services
Migration
Personal Services
Refugees
Relief
Remittances
Transportation
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Record Group 3-7: Appeals
file 97: Students in Switzerland, 1915-1918

Extent: 0.25 inch
Correspondence regarding refugee medical students from Russia in Switzerland, appeals for aid, remittances.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
Conheim, Herman
Education
Financial
Magnes, Judah
Medical Students
Refugees
Relief
Remittances
Russia
Students
Switzerland
U.S. State Department
University
Writers
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file 98: Writers in Copenhagen, 1917

Extent: 0.10 inch
Correspondence regarding aid to refugee writers in Copenhagen, appeals for aid, remittances.
Index Terms:
Copenhagen
Financial
Motzkin, Leo
Refugees
Relief
Remittances
Schneur, Salman
Writers
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file 99: Writers in Switzerland, 1917-1918

Extent: 0.25 inch
Correspondence regarding refugee writers in Switzerland, appeals for aid, remittances. Report on use of funds.
Index Terms:
Brylawski, Fulton
Conheim, Herman
Financial
Magnes, Judah
Pewsner, M.
Refugees
Relief
Remittances
Russia
Switzerland
Writers
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