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Records of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee: New York office | 1919 – 1921 Administration

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Subcollection 1: JDC Administration
Record Group 1-1: New York Headquarters Administration
series 1: General Files
File 1: JDC Administration, General, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.66 inch
Miscellaneous correspondence, materials, including unsigned report (January 3, 1921) on Jewish war relief work in 1920; proposals for JDC reorganization. List [Names of lay leadership, key personnel overseas].
Index Terms:
Administration
American Jewish Relief Committee for Jewish War Sufferers (Reform)
American Reconstruction Committee
American Relief Administration
Banking
Becker, James
Bogen, Boris
Central Committee for the Relief of Jewish Suffering Through the War (Orthodox)
Central and Eastern Europe
Child Care
Clothing
Europe
Financial
Food
Fund-Raising
Gans, Howard
Goldman, Julius
Holland
Hoover, Herbert
Housing
Jewish Peoples Relief Committee (Labor)
Landsmanschaften
Lehman, Herbert
Logistics
Lucas, Albert
Magnes, Judah
Medical
Palestine
Poland
Public Health
Reconstruction
Refugees
Rehabilitation
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Romania
Sanitation
Tools
Tuberculosis
Ukraine
War Orphans
Warburg, Felix
Wilson, President Woodrow
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File 2: JDC Administration, Chronology of Events, 1914-1916, 1919-1922

Extent: 0.25 inch
Brief chronological entries (1914-1916, 1919-1922) on appeals for aid, fund-raising, distribution of financial aid and relief supplies sent to various locations; organization of agency, installation of officers, dispatch of field workers. List [Names of lay leadership, key personnel overseas].
Index Terms:
Administration
Central and Eastern Europe
Child Care
Cultural Aid
Financial
Fund-Raising
Logistics
Medical
Palestine
Poland
Reconstruction
Refugees
Rehabilitation
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Romania
Russia
Ukraine
War Orphans
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File 3: JDC Administration, Incorporation, 1919-1920

Extent: 0.15 inch
Certificate of incorporation (carbon; February 11, 1920), for purpose of receiving, using funds of the American Jewish Relief Committee, Central Relief Committee and Jewish Peoples Relief Committee. List [Names of lay leadership].
Index Terms:
Administration
American Jewish Relief Committee
Central Relief Committee
Financial
Fund-Raising
IRS
Incorporation
Jewish Peoples Relief Committee
Malthaner, Louis
Marshall, Louis
Tax Deductions
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series 2: Conferences
File 4: JDC Administration, Conferences, Astor, August 1919

Extent: 0.75 inch
Program, summary and transcript of conference at Hotel Astor (August 10, 1919). List [Names of lay leadership, key personnel overseas].
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
Albert Lucas
American Jewish Relief Committee
Asch, Sholem
Baerwald, Paul
Banking
Bogen, Boris
Central Relief Committee
Central and Eastern Europe
Child Care
Conferences
Credit
Europe
Family Reunification
Financial
Fund-Raising
Holland
Jewish Peoples Relief Committee
Loan Funds
Logistics
Marshall, Louis
Medical
Palestine
Poland
Public Health
Reconstruction
Refugees
Rehabilitation
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Romania
Sanitation
Tools
Ukraine
War Orphans
Warburg, Felix
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File 5: JDC Administration, Conferences, Astor, September 1919

Extent: 1 inch
Program, summary and transcript of conference at Hotel Astor (September 29-30, 1919, also known as the "adjourned" conference, meant to conclude the conference on August 10, 1919). Reports on local political and social conditions affecting Jewish communities. List [Names of lay leadership, key personnel overseas].
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
Banking
Central and Eastern Europe
Child Care
Conferences
Credit
Europe
Financial
Fund-Raising
Holland
Logistics
Poland
Reconstruction
Refugees
Rehabilitation
Relief
Relief Supplies
Romania
Ukraine
War Orphans
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File 6: JDC Administration, Conferences, Becker, December 1920

Extent: 1 inch
Transcript of conference convened in New York (December 12, 1920) to hear James Becker report on situation in Europe.
Index Terms:
Administration
Banking
Becker, James
Central and Eastern Europe
Child Care
Conferences
Credit
Financial
Loans
Logistics
Military Occupation
Palestine
Poland
Reconstruction
Refugees
Rehabilitation
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Romania
Transmission Bureau
Ukraine
War
War Orphans
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series 3: Reports
File 7: JDC Administration, Executive Staff, Chairman's Reports, 1920

Extent: 0.20 inch
Felix Warburg reports (July 1; August 17; and October 14, 1920) on JDC activities overseas.
Index Terms:
Administration
Central and Eastern Europe
Child Care
Executive Staff
Financial
Fugitives
Landsmanschaften
Logistics
Military Occupation
Palestine
Poland
Refugees
Rehabilitation
Relief
Repatriation
Romania
Russia
Siberian Prisoners
Ukraine
War
War Orphans
Warburg, Felix
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File 8: JDC Administration, Executive Staff, Director's Office, 1921

Extent: 0.10 inch
Recommendation to abolish the office of executive director, including handwritten memo (unsigned, undated) on director's role.
Index Terms:
Administration
Executive Director
Executive Staff
Personnel
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File 9: JDC Administration, Executive Staff, Secretary's Reports, 1919-1920

Extent: 0.33 inch
Brief chronological entries on secretary's (Albert Lucas) daily activities (comparable to diary entries; incomplete record for all dates).
Index Terms:
Administration
Albert Lucas
Central and Eastern Europe
Child Care
Clothing
Cultural Aid
Executive Staff
Financial
Food
Fund-Raising
Landsmanschaften
Logistics
Matzot
Palestine
Passover Supplies
Personnel
Poland
Prisoners
Refugees
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Romania
Russia
Ukraine
War Orphans
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File 10: JDC Administration, Executive Staff, Office of the Treasurer, May 13, 1920

Extent: 0.10 inch
Report from office of the treasurer (unsigned, undated - probably report to Executive Committee meeting of May 13, 1920) on income, allocations for 1919.
Index Terms:
Administration
American Relief Administration
Executive Staff
Federal Reserve Board
Financial
Foreign Exchange
Hebrew Free Loan Society
Remittances
Transmissions
Treasurer
U.S. Government
U.S. State Department
War Trade Board
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File 11: JDC Administration, Executive Staff, Daily Reports, January-March 1920

Extent: 1 inch
Brief summaries of staff meetings, regarding correspondence, finances, activities; spread sheets with staff assignments.
Index Terms:
Administration
Albert Lucas
Central and Eastern Europe
Child Care
Clothing
Cultural Aid
Executive Staff
Financial
Food
Fund-Raising
Logistics
Palestine
Personnel
Poland
Prisoners
Refugees
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Romania
Russia
Ukraine
War Orphans
Warburg, Felix
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File 12: JDC Administration, Executive Staff, Administration Committee, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.33 inch
Correspondence on organization, responsibilities, leadership and burdens of Administration Committee. Letter (April 2, 1920) appointing Herbert Lehman as chair; letter (March 16, 1921) on medical committee to advise Administration Committee.
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
Administration Committee
Albert Lucas
Bogen, Boris
Bolsheviks
Central and Eastern Europe
Child Care
Executive Staff
Financial
Goldstein, Harriet Lowenstein
Lehman, Herbert
Loeb & Troper
Logistics
Marshall, Louis
Medical
Palestine
Personnel
Poland
Relief
Remittances
Romania
Rosenblatt, Frank
Russia
Russia
Ukraine
Warburg, Felix
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File 13: JDC Administration, Executive Staff, Administration Committee Minutes, April-December 1920

Extent: 1 inch
Minutes (record) of Administration Committee meetings (two-three times a week), show evolution of JDC activities; summarizing financial, personnel queries; requests, decisions on aid, supplies.
Index Terms:
Administration
Administration Committee
Albert Lucas
American Red Cross
American Relief Administration
Baerwald, Paul
Baltics
Becker, James
Bogen, Boris
Brylawski, Fulton
Cantor, Rabbi Bernard
Central Relief Committee
Central and Eastern Europe
Child Care
China
Clothing
Commodities
Cooperatives
Credit
Cultural Aid
Executive Staff
Far East
Financial
Fisher, Harry
Food
Freight
Friedlaender, Israel
Gans, Howard
Goldman, Julius
Grey, Captain Charles
Harbin
Health
Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS)
Hoover, Herbert
Housing
Hygiene
Japan
Kahn, Bernhard
Landesco, Alexander
Landsmanschaften
Latvia
Lehman, Herbert
Lithuania
Logistics
Marcus, Joseph
Marshall, Louis
Medical Supplies
Near East
Palestine
Passover Supplies
Peoples Relief Committee
Persecution
Personnel
Pine, Max
Plotz, Dr. Harry
Poland
Prisoners
Purchasing
Reconstruction
Refugees
Rehabilitation
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Repatriation
Resettlement
Reval
Romania
Rosenblatt, Frank
Rosenbluth, Robert
Russia
Shoes
Siberia
Soviet Russia
Transit
Travel
Trieste
Tuberculosis
U.S. Government
U.S. State Department
Ukraine
Vienna
Vladivostok
Voorsanger, Elkan
War Orphans
Warburg, Felix
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File 14: JDC Administration, Executive Staff, Administration Committee Minutes, January-June 1921

Extent: 0.50 inch
Minutes (record) of Administration Committee meetings (two-three times a week), show evolution of JDC activities; summarizing financial, personnel queries; requests, decisions on aid, supplies, liquidation.
Index Terms:
Administration
Administration Committee
Albert Lucas
American Red Cross
American Relief Administration
Baerwald, Paul
Baltics
Bathhouses
Becker, James
Bernheim, Henry
Bogen, Boris
Bogen, Jessie
Cantor, Rabbi Bernard
Central and Eastern Europe
Child Care
Commodities
Council of Jewish Women
Credit
Cultural Aid
Executive Staff
Financial
Food
Foreign Exchange
Freight
Friedlaender, Israel
Gans, Howard
Goldman, Julius
Health
Hospitals
Hygiene
Jewish Colonization Association (ICA)
Kahn, Bernhard
Kashrut
Kowalsky, I.M. (Mayer)
Landesco, Alexander
Landsmanschaften
Latvia
Lehman, Herbert
Lithuania
Logistics
Machinery
Marcus, Joseph
Marshall, Louis
Medical Supplies
Military Uniforms
Morrissey, Evelyn
ORT
Palestine
Passover Supplies
Persecution
Personnel
Petrograd
Plotz, Dr. Harry
Pogroms
Poland
Pool, David de Sola
Purchasing
Reconstruction
Refugees
Rehabilitation
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Resettlement
Reval
Romania
Rosenblatt, Frank
Russia
Soup Kitchens
Straus, Nathan
Strauss, Lewis
Sulzberger, Cyrus
Tools
Transit
Travel
Trieste
U.S. Government
U.S. Marine Corps
U.S. State Department
Ukraine
Vienna
Vladivostok
War Orphans
Warburg, Felix
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File 15: JDC Administration, Executive Staff, Index of Minutes, December 1920-June 1921

Extent: 0.33 inch
Monthly index of minutes (record) of Administration Committee meetings.
Index Terms:
Administration
Administration
Executive Staff
Record Management
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File 16: JDC Administration, Executive Committee, Notices and Agendas, 1919

Extent: 0.50 inch
Meeting notices and chronological summaries to Executive Committee of recommendations, allocations, correspondence, reports by JDC officers, committees (appears to be incomplete).
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
American Red Cross
American Relief Administration
Asch, Sholem
Balkans
Ballobar, Count
Baltics
Becker, James
Bogen, Boris
Central and Eastern Europe
Child Care
Clothing
Commodities
Credit
Emergency Relief
Engelman, Morris
Executive Committee
Falasha Jews
Far East
Financial
Food
Freight
Goldman, Hetty
Greece
Hoover, Herbert
Japan
Kahn, Alexander
Kosher Food
Landsmanschaften
Lithuania
Loans
Logistics
Matzot
Medical Unit
Near East
Palestine
Passover Supplies
Peoples Relief Committee
Persecution
Poland
Purchasing
Reconstruction
Refugees
Relief
Relief Supplies
Romania
Rosenblatt, Frank
Russia
Salonica
Serbia
Siberia
Soup Kitchens
Spain
Strauss, Lewis
Syria
Teitelbaum, Aaron
Transit
Travel
Turkey
Ukraine
Vienna
War Orphans
Westward Ho
Yokohama
Yugoslavia
Zionist Relief Commission
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File 17: JDC Administration, Executive Committee, Minutes of Meetings, 1919

Extent: 1 inch
Minutes (with occasional transcripts) of regular/special meetings of Executive Committee; reports, resolutions on personnel, operations, allocations.
Index Terms:
Abyssinia
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
Albert Lucas
American Jewish Relief Committee
American Red Cross
Asch, Sholem
Balkans
Baltics
Bogen, Boris
Brandeis, Justice Louis
Brylawski, Fulton
Central Relief Committee
Central and Eastern Europe
Child Care
Clothing
Commodities
Credit
Cultural
Emergency Relief
Engelman, Morris
Executive Committee
Falasha Jews
Far East
Financial
Food
Freight
Fund-Raising
Goldman, Hetty
Greece
Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS)
Holland
Japan
Kosher Food
Landsmanschaften
Leavitt, Julian
Lithuania
Loans
Logistics
Magnes, Judah
Matzot
Medical Personnel
Medical Unit
Near East
Nordau, Max
Palestine
Parcel Service
Passover Supplies
Peoples Relief Committee
Persia
Personnel
Poland
Prisoners
Purchasing
Reconstruction
Refugees
Relief
Relief In Kind
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Romania
Russia
Salonica
Schiff, Jacob
Siberia
Soup Kitchens
Spain
Syria
Teitelbaum, Aaron
Transit
Travel
Turkey
Ukraine
Vienna
Vladivostok
War Orphans
Warburg, Felix
Weizmann, Chaim
Westward Ho
Yokohama
Yugoslavia
Zionist Organization of America
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File 18: JDC Administration, Executive Committee, Notices and Agendas, 1920

Extent: 1.5 inches
Meeting notices and chronological summaries to Executive Committee of reports by committees, recommendations, allocations, correspondence (appears to be incomplete).
Index Terms:
Abyssinia
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
American Friends Service Committee
American Jewish Relief Committee
Baerwald, Paul
Balkans
Baltics
Becker, James
Bogen, Boris
Cantor, Rabbi Bernard
Central Conference of American Rabbis (Reform)
Central Relief Committee
Central and Eastern Europe
Child Care
Children
Clothing
Commodities
Cultural
Education
Emergency Relief
Executive Committee
Financial
Fisher, Harry
Food
Freight
Friedlaender, Israel
Galicia
Gans, Howard
Goldman, Hetty
Goldman, Julius
Greece
Grey, Captain Charles
Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS)
Kahn, Bernhard
Kosher Food
Landsmanschaften
Lehman, Arthur
Lehman, Herbert
Lithuania
Loans
Logistics
Lowenstein, Solomon
Marshall, Louis
Matzot
Medical Unit
Milk Stations
Near East
Orthodox
Palestine
Passover Supplies
Peoples Relief Committee
Personnel
Poland
Pool, David de Sola
Prisoners
Purchasing
Reconstruction
Reform Judaism
Refugees
Relief
Relief Supplies
Religious Aid
Remittances
Romania
Rosenblatt, Frank
Russia
Salonica
Schiff, Jacob
Schools
Seligsberg, Alice
Siberia
Soup Kitchens
Strauss, Lewis
Sulzberger, Cyrus
Syria
Teitelbaum, Aaron
Transit
Travel
Turkey
Ukraine
Vienna
War Orphans
Warburg, Felix
Zionist Relief Commission
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File 19.1: JDC Administration, Executive Committee, Minutes, January-February 1920

Extent: 0.75 inch
Meeting minutes, some transcripts, with reviews of committee reports, resolutions.
Index Terms:
Abyssinia
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
Albert Lucas
American Jewish Committee
American Relief Administration
Anti-Semitism
Balkans
Baltics
Becker, James
Central and Eastern Europe
Child Care
Children
Children's Homes
China
Clothing
Commodities
Credit
Emergency Relief
Executive Committee
Far East
Financial
Freight
Fund-Raising
Galicia
Greece
Harbin
Hoover, Herbert
Housing
Kahn, Alexander
Landsmanschaften
Lithuania
Loans
Logistics
Magnes, Judah
Marshall, Louis
Medical Unit
Minutes
Near East
Palestine
Peoples Relief Committee
Personnel
Pogroms
Poland
Pool, David de Sola
Prisoners
Purchasing
Reconstruction
Refugees
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Romania
Rosenblatt, Frank
Russia
Salkind, Alexander
Salonica
Schools
Siberia
Szold, Henrietta
Transit
Travel
Ukraine
Vladivostok
War Orphans
Warburg, Felix
Yemenites
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File 19.2: JDC Administration, Executive Committee, Minutes, March-June 1920

Extent: 1.25 inches
Meeting minutes, some transcripts, with reviews of committee reports, resolutions.
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
Albert Lucas
American Red Cross
American Relief Administration
American Society of Friends
Anti-Semitism
Balkans
Baltics
Becker, James
Bogen, Boris
Central Relief Committee
Central and Eastern Europe
Children
Commodities
Cooperatives
Disease
Elkus, Abram
Emergency Relief
Epidemics
Executive Committee
Financial
Food
Freight
Fund-Raising
Galicia
Gibson, Hugh
Goldman, Julius
Greece
Health
Kahn, Alexander
Kahn, Bernhard
Kosher Food
Kosher Meat
Landsmanschaften
Lehman, Herbert
Lithuania
Loan Kassas
Loans
Logistics
Magnes, Judah
Marshall, Louis
Medical
Minutes
Near East
Palestine
Peoples Relief Committee
Personnel
Petrograd Relief Committee
Pogroms
Poland
Pool, David de Sola
Public Health
Purchasing
Reconstruction
Refugees
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Romania
Rothenberg, Morris
Russia
Salonica
Soviet Russia
Sulzberger, Cyrus
Teitelbaum, Rabbi Aaron
Transit
Travel
Turkey
Typhus
U.S. Government
Ukraine
Warburg, Felix
Wiernik, Peter
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File 20.1: JDC Administration, Executive Committee, Minutes, July-October 1920

Extent: 1.25 inches
Meeting minutes, some transcripts, with reviews of committee reports, resolutions, allocations. Transcript of memorial meeting (July 15, 1920) for Israel Friedlaender and Rabbi Bernard Cantor.
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
Albert Lucas
American Relief Administration
Baerwald, Paul
Balkans
Baltics
Becker, James
Bogen, Boris
Cantor, Rabbi Bernard
Central Relief Committee
Central and Eastern Europe
Child Care
Children
Clothing
Commodities
Cooperatives
Danzig
Emergency Relief
Emigration
Executive Committee
Financial
Fisher, Harry
Flexner, Bernard
Food
Friedlaender, Israel
Fund-Raising
Galicia
Gibson, Hugh
Goldman, Julius
Goldstein, Sydney
Health
Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS)
Hygiene
Landsmanschaften
Lehman, Herbert
Lithuania
Loans
Logistics
Lowenstein, Solomon
Magnes, Judah
Marshall, Louis
Medical
Medical Supplies
Migration
Milk Stations
Minutes
Near East
Orphans
Palestine
Peoples Relief Committee
Personnel
Petrograd Claim
Pine, Max
Plotz, Dr. Harry
Poland
Portable Housing
Public Health
Purchasing
Rabbis
Raw Materials
Reconstruction
Refugees
Relief
Relief Supplies
Religious Leaders
Remittances
Romania
Rosenblatt, Frank
Russia
Sanitation
Shoes
Sulzberger, Cyrus
Tools
Transit
Travel
Ukraine
War
War Orphans
Warburg, Felix
Warburg, Frederick
Zunser, Charles
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File 20.2: JDC Administration, Executive Committee, Minutes, November-December 1920

Extent: 1 inch
Meeting minutes, some transcripts, with reviews of committee reports, resolutions, allocations, including materials held over from meeting of October 28, 1920.
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
Adoption
Agriculture
American Jewish Relief Committee
American Red Cross
Baltics
Becker, James
Bogen, Boris
Central Relief Committee
Central and Eastern Europe
Child Care
Children
Clothing
Commodities
Cooperatives
Cultural
Education
Executive Committee
Financial
Financial Adoptions
Fishel, Harry
Food
Gans, Howard
Goldman, Julius
Health
Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS)
Hygiene
Immigration
Landsmanschaften
Latvia
Lithuania
Loans
Logistics
Magnes, Judah
Marshall, Louis
Matzot
Medical
Minutes
Near East
Orphans
Orthodox
Palestine
Passover Supplies
Peoples Relief Committee
Personnel
Poland
Public Health
Rabbis
Reconstruction
Relief
Relief Supplies
Religious Education
Religious Leaders
Remittances
Russia
Sanitation
Sulzberger, Cyrus
Syria
Teitelbaum, Rabbi Aaron
War Orphans
Warburg, Felix
Wiernik, Peter
Zunser, Charles
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File 21: JDC Administration, Executive Committee, Minutes, January-June 1921

Extent: 1 inch
Index of meeting minutes. Meeting minutes, one transcript; reviews of committee reports, resolutions, allocations. List [Names staff of Medical Unit, February 10, 1921].
Index Terms:
Administration
Adoption
Agriculture
Albert Lucas
American Jewish Relief Committee
Artisans
Central Relief Committee
Central and Eastern Europe
Child Care
Children
Children's Homes
Commodities
Communists
Constructive Relief
Cooperatives
EKOPO
Education
Emergency Relief
Executive Committee
Financial
Financial Adoptions
Fisher, Harry
Fisher-Pine Contract
Food
Gans, Howard
Health
Hygiene
Kahn, Bernhard
Landesco, Alexander
Landsmanschaften
Lehman, Arthur
Lehman, Herbert
Loans
Machinery
Medical
Minutes
Near East
ORT
Palestine
Persecution
Personnel
Pogroms
Poland
Pool, David de Sola
Public Health
Rabbis
Reconstruction
Relief Supplies
Religious Leaders
Remittances
Rosenblatt, Frank
Russia
Sanitation
Savitski, Julius
Tools
Ukraine
Vocational Education
War Orphans
Warburg, Felix
Workshops
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series 4: Governing Bodies - Committees
File 22.1: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee on Cultural Activities (formerly Standing and Subcommittees), 1920-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch
Miscellaneous materials, including committee minutes, memo by Israel Friedlaender, before his murder, on functions of JDC. List [Names of committee members].
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
Berlin, Rabbi Meyer
Bogen, Boris
Books
Central Relief Committee
Central and Eastern Europe
Cultural
Education
Education
Financial
Lehman, Herbert
Magnes, Judah
Minutes
Orthodox
Peoples Relief Committee
Rabbis
Religious Leaders
Religious Supplies
Remittances
Seminaries
Synagogues
Warburg, Felix
Workingmen's Institutions
Yeshivot
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File 22.2: JDC Administration, Committees, Standing and Subcommittees, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch
Miscellaneous materials, including membership lists of administrative committees. Occasional committee meeting minutes, reports. List [Names of committee members].
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
Albert Lucas
American Jewish Relief Committee
Central Relief Committee
Central and Eastern Europe
Committee on Administration and Coordination
Committee on Budget
Committee on Campaign Coordination
Committee on Committees
Committee on Conference
Committee on Constructive Relief
Financial
Fund-Raising
Marshall, Louis
Pale of Settlement
Palestine
Peoples Relief Committee
Remittances
War
Warburg, Felix
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File 23.1: JDC Administration, Committees, General, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.66 inch
Miscellaneous on various committees. Materials on European (International) Conference on World Relief, on which there are divergent views within JDC; intent to assess immediate relief needs, and create a business entity for loans to rehabilitate the European Jewish population. List [Names of committee members].
Index Terms:
Accounting
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
Albert Lucas
Albert Lucas
American Jewish Relief Committee
Cash Relief
Central and Eastern Europe
Clothing
Committee on Food-Clothing-Transportation
Committee on Grants
Committee on Law
Committee on Matzot
Committee on Organization
Committee on Publicity
Commodities
Constructive Relief
Credit
Distribution
Emergency Relief
European Conference on World Relief
Finance Committee
Financial
Food
Frankel, Lee
Friedlaender, Israel
Fund-Raising
International Relief Conference
Joint Campaign Committee
Kahn, Alexander
Lehman, Arthur
Loans
Logistics
Marshall, Louis
Marshall, Louis
Packages
Passover Supplies
Peoples Relief Committee
Purchasing
Reconstruction
Rehabilitation
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Rothenberg, Morris
Salkind, Alexander
Transmission Bureau
Transportation
Vienna Conference
Warburg, Felix
Wiernik, Peter
Zuckerman, Baruch (Barnet)
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File 23.2: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee on Landsmanschaften, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch
Miscellaneous materials, landsmanschaften committee correspondence. List [Names of landsmanschaften figures].
Index Terms:
Administration
Albert Lucas
Bressler, David
Cash Relief
Central and Eastern Europe
Clothing
Commodities
Constructive Relief
Emergency Relief
Financial
Fund-Raising
Kahn, Alexander
Landsmanschaften
Logistics
Peoples Relief Committee
Reconstruction
Rehabilitation
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Rosenblatt, Frank
Schmidt, Samuel
Transmission Bureau
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File 23.3: JDC Administration, Committees, Friedlaender-Cantor Memorial Committee, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.20 inch
Miscellaneous materials, committee correspondence on memorial service for Israel Friedlaender and Rabbi Bernard Cantor, who were murdered in Ukraine in July 1920; establishment of a trust fund for the Friedlaender and Cantor families. List [Members of memorial committee].
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
Bero, Stanley
Cantor, Rabbi Bernard
Financial
Friedlaender, Israel
Friedlaender-Cantor Memorial
Murders
Trust Fund
Ukraine
Yarmolence
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File 23.4: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee on Medical Affairs, 1921

Extent: 0.15 inch
Miscellaneous correspondence, committee minutes, on arrangements for medical aid overseas.
Index Terms:
Administration
Flexner, Bernard
Flexner, Simon
Gans, Howard
Health
Hygiene
Medical Affairs
Medical Relief
Sanitation
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File 23.5: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee on Personnel, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch
Miscellaneous correspondence, committee minutes, transcripts on arrangements for personnel abroad; how constituent committees meet their respective goals in personnel, functional assignments. List [Names of people approved for some positions].
Index Terms:
Administration
Albert Lucas
Bogen, Boris
Frankel, Lee
Goldman, Julius
Magnes, Judah
Overseas Units
Personnel
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File 23.6: JDC Administration, Committees, Purchasing Committee, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch
Miscellaneous correspondence, committee minutes; individual assignments for oversight of various supplies.
Index Terms:
Administration
Baerwald, Paul
Clothing
Commodities
Delivery
Financial
Food
Goldberg, Shepard
Kamaiky, Leon
Kashrut Certification
Logistics
Matzot Flour
Passover Supplies
Purchasing
Relief Supplies
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File 24.1: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee on Records and Information, 1919

Extent: 0.15 inch
Miscellaneous correspondence, proposals for unit, including research functions.
Index Terms:
Administration
Committee on Records and Information
Leavitt, Julian
Research
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File 24.2: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee on Remittance and Finance, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.33 inch
Correspondence, meeting minutes, proposals regarding transmission of funds, packages.
Index Terms:
Administration
Albert Lucas
Baerwald, Paul
Banking
Central and Eastern Europe
Committee on Remittance and Finance
Exchange Rates
Financial
Food
Food Drafts
Lehman, Arthur
Package Service
Poland
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Transmission Bureau
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File 24.3: JDC Administration, Committees, Reconstruction Committee, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch
Committee minutes, including first meeting (May 20, 1920) of Reconstruction Committee. Memo (transmitted May 26, 1921) on Sir Herbert Samuel's proposal on establishment of Palestine Mortgage Bank.
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
Agricultural Workers' Union
Agriculture
Albert Lucas
Becker, James
Bogen, Boris
Bramson, Leonty
Cooperatives
Credit
Credit Corporation
Cultural
Economic Rehabilitation
Financial
Flexner, Bernard
Gans, Howard
Goldman, Julius
Hasamir
Housing
Jewish Colonization Association (ICA)
Landesco, Alexander
Landsmanschaften
Lehman, Herbert
Lithuania
Loan Kassas
Loans
Marshall, Louis
Musical Instruments
ORT
Palestine
Palestine Mortgage Bank
Poland
Raw Materials
Reconstruction
Reconstruction Corporation
Romania
Rosenblatt, Frank
Rubinstein, I.
Samuel, Sir Herbert
Sanitation
Tools
Trade Schools
Vocational Education
Warburg, Frederick
Wiernik, Peter
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File 25.1: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee on Transportation, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.33 inch
Activities concerned with transit of individuals, refugees. Correspondence, meeting minutes, miscellaneous on immigration, care of migrants in transit, appeals for aid, coordination with HIAS.
Index Terms:
Administration
Becker, James
Bernstein, John
Bogen, Boris
Committee on Transportation
Family Reunification
Financial
Fugitives
Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS)
Immigration
Kahn, Bernhard
Kamaiky, Leon
Landsmanschaften
Logistics
Marshall, Louis
Migrants
Migration
Passports
Refugees
Repatriation
Sulzberger, Cyrus
Transit
Transportation
Visas
Zuckerman, Baruch (Barnet)
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File 25.2: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee on War Orphans, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch
Correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, including Albert Lucas "minute" (May 5, 1919) calling for special department, local bureaus for care of war orphans, dependent children; cites conditions of orphans in Palestine.
Index Terms:
Administration
Adoption
Albert Lucas
Asylums
Balkans
Becker, James
Belgium
Bogen, Jessie
Canada
Child Care
Children
Clothing
Committee on War Orphans
Council of Jewish Women
Eastern Europe
Education
Family Reunification
Federation of Ukrainian Jews
Financial
Financial Adoptions
France
Fund-Raising
Heifetz, Elia
Immigration
Jewish War Orphans Fund
Landsmanschaften
Lehman, Herbert
Logistics
Lowenstein, Solomon
Marshall, Louis
Orphanages
Orphans
Palestine
Peiser, Dr. Simon
Personal services
Personnel
Poland
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Rescue
Seligsberg, Alice
Special Committee of Six
Vocational Education
War Orphans Bureau
Warburg, Felix
Western Europe
Zunser, Charles
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File 26.1: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee on Central Europe, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.66 inch
Correspondence, meeting minutes, reports on activities to aid established communities, as well as refugees in Vienna.
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
Albert Lucas
American Relief Administration
Austria
Bogen, Boris
Cash Relief
Central Europe
Child Care
Children
Committee on Central Europe
Credit
Czechoslovakia
Eastern Europe
Education
Engelman, Morris
Financial
Food
Freight
Goldman, Julius
Hungary
Intellectuals
Kosher Meat
Loans
Matzot
Orphans
Passover Supplies
Purchasing
Rabbis
Refugees
Relief
Relief Supplies
Religious Functionaries
Religious Leadership
Remittances
Repatriation
Rottenberg, Samuel
Scholars
Society of Friends
Students
Vienna
Warburg, Max
Wechsler, Leon
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File 26.2: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee on Lithuania, Latvia, The Baltics, 1920

Extent: 0.10 inch
Minutes of committee meeting (July 30, 1920) summarizing political, social and communal conditions in Lithuania, Latvia and the Baltics, inaccessibility of area, efforts to send relief.
Index Terms:
Administration
Baltics
Cash Relief
Committee on Lithuania Latvia The Baltics
Financial
Kahn, Bernhard
Kaufman, Samuel
Kovno
Latvia
Libau
Lithuania
Medical
Refugees
Relief
Remittances
Riga
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File 26.3: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee on Palestine, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch
Correspondence, meeting minutes, reports to Executive Committee (many of which are repetitive). Cables on remittances, allocations, appeals for aid. Memo (unsigned) outlining JDC activities (August 1920).
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
Albert Lucas
Aleppo
Alexandria
American Relief Administration
Balkans
Ballobar, Count
Berlin, Rabbi Meyer
Brandeis, Louis
Central Relief Committee
Child Care
Children
Committee on Palestine
Committee on Romania and Serbia
Constantinople
Credit
Cultural
Damascus
Disease
Dreyfus Soup Kitchen
Education
Elkus, Abram
Financial
Flexner, Bernard
Food
Freight
Glazebrook, Otis
Health
Jerusalem
Jewish Colonial Trust
Kupath Milveh
Loan Societies
Magnes, Judah
Malaria
Matzot
Medical
Medical Unit
Nahoum, Rabbi Haim
Near East
Orphanages
Orphans
Passover Supplies
Pogroms
Pool, David de Sola
Reconstruction
Rehabilitation
Relief
Relief Supplies
Religious Education
Remittances
Safed
Seligsberg, Alice
Soup Kitchens
Straus Soup Kitchen
Syria
Szold, Henrietta
Talmud Torahs
Teitelbaum, Rabbi Aaron
Vocational Training
Warburg, Felix
Workshops
Yeshivot
Zionist Organization of America
Zionist Relief Commission
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File 27.1: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee on Poland, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch
Correspondence, meeting minutes, reports to Executive Committee (many of which are repetitive). Cables on remittances, allocations, appeals for aid.
Index Terms:
Administration
American Relief Administration
Asch, Sholem
Baltics
Becker, James
Bialystok
Bogen, Boris
Central and Eastern Europe
Children
Clothing
Committee on Poland
Cooperatives
Credit Institutions
Danzig
Delousing Plant
Disease
Economic Rehabilitation
Evacuation
Financial
Food
Freight
Galicia
Galician Commission and Verband
Gerstenzang, Leo
Gibson, Hugh
Goldman, Julius
Grey, Captain Charles
Health
Hershfield, Isidore
Housing
Hygiene
Immigration
Kaufman, Samuel
Kiev
Kosher Meat
Landsmanschaften
Latvia
Lithuania
Loan Kassas
Logistics
Matzot
Medical Supplies
Migration
Milk Stations
Morgenthau, Henry
Orphans
Passover Supplies
Peoples Relief Committee
Poland
Purchasing
Reconstruction
Refugees
Rehabilitation
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Rosenblatt, J.
Rovno
Sanitation
Shohan, Abraham
Simonsen, D.
Transport
Typhus
Vilna
Warburg, Frederick
Warsaw
Workingmen's Organizations
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File 27.2: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee on Romania, Serbia and Other Countries, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch
Correspondence, meeting minutes, reports to Executive Committee (many of which are repetitive). Cables on remittances, allocations, appeals for aid.
Index Terms:
Abyssinia
Administration
Alkalay, Rabbi
Alliance Israelite Universelle (AIU)
Baerwald, Paul
Balkans
Becker, James
Bessarabia
Bukovina
Bulgaria
Central and Eastern Europe
Children
Clothing
Committee on Romania Serbia and Other Countries
Constantinople
Cooperatives
Credit Institutions
Economic Rehabilitation
Education
Faitlowitch, Dr. Jacques
Falasha Jews
Financial
Food
Freight
Gallipoli
Goldman, Hetty
Goldman, Julius
Greece
Grey, Charles
Health
Housing
Huts
Jewish Actors
Kitchens
Landesco, Alexander
Machinery
Matzot
Medical
Medical Supplies
Migration
Monastir
Montefiore, Charles Sebag
Orphans
Passover Supplies
Persia
Pincus, Felix
Portable Housing
Purchasing
Raw Materials
Reconstruction
Refugees
Rehabilitation
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Romania
Salomon, Adolf
Salonica
Savitski, Julius
Schools
Serbia
Sewing Machines
Spain
Switzerland
Tools
Turkey
Workshops
Zuckerman, Baruch (Barnet)
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File 27.3: JDC Administration, Committees, Committee on Russia and Ukraine, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch
[FROM JANUARY UNTIL OCTOBER 1919, KNOWN AS "COMMITTEE ON RUSSIA AND 'OCCUPIED TERRITORIES'" - DESPITE NAME, LITTLE ON RUSSIA.]Correspondence, meeting minutes, reports to Executive Committee (many of which are repetitive). Cables on remittances, allocations, appeals for aid.
Index Terms:
Administration
Alsberg, Henry
American Red Cross
American Relief Administration
Asch, Sholem
Becker, James
Bernstein, Herman
Billikopf, Jacob
Blondheim, David (?)
Bogen, Boris
Brylawski, Fulton
China
Clothing
Committee on Committee on Russia and Ukraine
Committee on Russia and Occupied Territories
Doctors
Far East
Financial
Fischman, William
Fisher, Harry
Food
Freight
Friedlaender, Israel
Gibson, Hugh
Goldman, Julius
Harbin
Health
Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS)
Hershfield, Isidore
Hoover, Herbert
Irkutsk
Japan
Jewish Welfare Board
Kahn, Bernhard
Kass, Maurice
Kosher Meat
Landsmanschaften
League of Russian-Jewish Women
Logistics
Marshall, Louis
Matzot
Medical
Migration
Nurses
Omsk
Panken, Jacob
Passover Supplies
Persecution
Pine, Max
Poland
Prisoners of War
Public Health
Refugees
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Repatriation
Romania
Rosenblatt, Frank
Rosenbluth, Robert
Russia
Salkind, Alexander
Sanitation
Shoes
Siberia
Soap
Soviet Russia
Strauss, Lewis
U.S. Food Administration
U.S. State Department
Ukraine
Ukrainian Verband
Vladivostok
Weinberg, Morris
Westward Ho
Yokohama
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series 5: Personnel
File 28: JDC Administration, Personnel, General, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.75 inch
Memos on membership in JDC. Lists (undated) of committee members, participants in committee meetings. Staff list. List [Names of JDC members].
Index Terms:
Administration
Committee Membership
Lay Leadership
Personnel
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File 29: JDC Administration, Personnel, Uniforms for JDC Personnel, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch
Correspondence regarding permission for use of military-style uniforms for JDC personnel abroad.
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
American Red Cross
Baker, Newton
Becker, James
Bogen, Boris
Cutler, Harry
Hershfield, Isidore
Insignia
Jewish Welfare Board
Lehman, Herbert
March, General Peyton
Personnel
U.S. State Department
U.S. War Department
Uniforms
Warburg, Felix
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File 35.1: JDC Administration, Individuals, Friedlaender-Cantor Memorial, July-September 1920

Extent: 1.5 inches
Memos, correspondence on plans for a public memorial service (September 9, 1920) for Israel Friedlaender and Rabbi Bernard Cantor, aid to their families; drafts of several proposed statements. Miscellaneous letters of condolences. Transcript (duplicate) of memorial meeting (July 15, 1920) for Israel Friedlaender and Rabbi Bernard Cantor.
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
Asch, Sholem
Bentwich, Herbert
Bero, Stanley
Cantor, Rabbi Bernard
Carnegie Hall
Elkus, Abram
Friedlaender, Israel
Jewish Theological Seminary
Lamport, Samuel
Mack, Julian
Magnes, Judah
Marshall, Louis
Memorial Service
Murders
Personnel
Rosalsky, Otto
Schiff, Jacob
Warburg, Felix
Wise, Rabbi Stephen
Zionist Organization of America
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File 35.2: JDC Administration, Individuals, Friedlaender-Cantor Memorial, October 1920-1925

Extent: 1.75 inches
Memos, correspondence on preparation and distribution of memorial volume, after a public memorial service (September 9, 1920) for Israel Friedlaender and Rabbi Bernard Cantor. Correspondence regarding aid to their families; miscellaneous letters of contributors to memorial fund.
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
Bentwich, Herbert
Bero, Stanley
Bolsheviks
Cantor, Rabbi Bernard
Cantor, Rose
Financial
Friedlaender, Israel
Friedlaender, Lilian
Friedlaender, Pincus
Fund-Raising
Goldstein, Harriet Lowenstein
Golub, Dr. Jacob
Jarmolinic
Kovel
Lamport, Samuel
Lehman, Herbert
Magnes, Judah
Marshall, Louis
May, Irma
Memorial Service
Memorial Volume
Murders
Palestine
Personnel
Rowno
Warburg, Felix
Yarhzeit Services
Yarmolinitz
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File 35.3: JDC Administration, Individuals, Friedlaender-Cantor Memorial, Memorial Volume, 1920

Extent: 0.50 inch
Bound volume of memorial service for Israel Friedlaender and Rabbi Bernard Cantor, September 9, 1920, Carnegie Hall, New York; includes remarks from Cyrus Adler, Louis Marshall, H. Masliansky, Julian Mack, Abram Elkus, Judah Magnes; miscellaneous cables, resolutions and letters of condolences.
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
Cantor, Rabbi Bernard
Carnegie Hall
Condolences
Elkus, Abram
Friedlaender, Israel
Mack, Julian
Magnes, Judah
Marshall, Louis
Masliansky, H.
Memorial Service
Murders
Personnel
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File 35.4: JDC Administration, Individuals, Friedman, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.10 inch
Miscellaneous correspondence, regarding passport, appointment/payment to Dr. Reuben Friedman.
Index Terms:
Administration
Friedman, Dr. Reuben
Personnel
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series 6: Publicity
File 44: JDC Administration, Publicity Department, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch
Outline of department responsibilities; miscellaneous projects under consideration; lists of documents sent to various JDC committees, list of article on JDC activities in Yiddish press.
Index Terms:
Administration
Bureau of Records and Information
Leavitt, Julian
Publicity
Publicity Department
Yiddish Newspapers
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File 45: JDC Administration, Publicity, Publications

Extent: 1.25 inches
Copies of Information Service Letters, on functional activities, by location (December 1919-January 1920; August 1920-June 1921); News Letters for Anglo-Jewish newspapers, each with a feature story and some shorter news stories (1919-1921), some press releases; Jewish Relief News (1920); Central Relief Committee Bulletins (1920).
Index Terms:
Administration
Bureau of Records and Information
Central Relief Committee Bulletins
Information Service Letters
Jewish Relief News
News Letters
Publicity
Publicity Department
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File 46: JDC Administration, Publicity, Yiddish Press, 1920-1921

Extent: 1 inch
Digest of news in Yiddish press (translated) regarding or concerning JDC.
Index Terms:
Administration
Publicity
Publicity Department
Yiddish Press
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File 47: JDC Administration, Publicity, Yiddish Press Clips, 1920-1921

Extent: 1.5 inches
Articles (in Yiddish) from Yiddish press (occasional translations).
Index Terms:
Administration
Publicity
Publicity Department
Yiddish Press
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File 48: JDC Administration, Campaigns, 1919-1921

Extent: 1.5 inches
Correspondence, brochures, miscellaneous materials for fund-raising appeals, including holiday columns written for Anglo-Jewish publications. Campaign plan for New York (November 13, 1919). Telegram of support from President Woodrow Wilson (May 27, 1920).
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Administration
Albert Lucas
American Jewish Relief Committee
Campaigns
Central Relief Committee
Financial
Fuld, Felix
Fund-Raising
Gibson, Hugh
Lehman, Herbert
Patriots Fund Committee
Peoples Relief Committee
Rosalsky, Otto
Schiff, Jacob
Voorsanger, Elkan
Warburg, Felix
Wilson, President Woodrow
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series 7: Financial
File 49: JDC Administration, Financial, General, 1919-1921

Extent: 2.5 inches
Financial reports; audits and financial statements. Several letters on accounting procedures.
Index Terms:
Accounting Procedures
Administration
Audits
Financial
Financial Reports
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File 50: JDC Administration, Financial, Sources of Income, 1919

Extent: 0.75 inch
General and financial correspondence on individual and collective contributions.
Index Terms:
Administration
Contributions
Donations
Financial
Fund-Raising
Income
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File 51: JDC Administration, Financial, Sources of Income, 1920

Extent: 1 inch
General and financial correspondence on individual and collective contributions.
Index Terms:
Administration
Contributions
Donations
Financial
Fund-Raising
Income
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File 52: JDC Administration, Financial, Sources of Income, 1921

Extent: 1 inch
General and financial correspondence on individual and collective contributions.
Index Terms:
Administration
Contributions
Donations
Financial
Fund-Raising
Income
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File 53: JDC Administration, Financial, Income From Committees, 1919-1921

Extent: 1.75 inches
General and financial correspondence on income from American Jewish Relief Committee, Central Relief Committee and Peoples Relief Committee.
Index Terms:
Administration
American Jewish Relief Committee
Central Relief Committee
Contributions
Donations
Financial
Fund-Raising
Income
Peoples Relief Committee
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File 54: JDC Administration, Financial, Appropriations and Budgets, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch
Summary financial reports of appropriations by recipient country.
Index Terms:
Administration
Allocations
Appropriations
Financial
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File 55: JDC Administration, Transmission of Funds, Individual Remittances, 1919

Extent: 1.5 inches
Correspondence on prospects, procedures for remitting funds to individuals overseas. Correspondence on transmissions. List [Names of some recipients].
Index Terms:
Administration
Financial
Individual Remittances
Transmission of Funds
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File 56: JDC Administration, Transmission of Funds, Individual Remittances, 1920

Extent: 1.5 inches
Correspondence on prospects, procedures for remitting funds to individuals overseas. Miscellaneous on Remittance Bureau, accounting procedures, banking concerns, exchange rates. Correspondence on transmissions. Information Service Letter (November 1, 1920) explains operations of Transmission Department.
Index Terms:
Administration
Central and Eastern Europe
Financial
Foreign Exchange
Individual Remittances
Transmission Department
Transmission of Funds
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File 57: JDC Administration, Transmission of Funds, Individual Remittances, 1921

Extent: 1.25 inches
Correspondence on problems remitting funds to individuals overseas, expense to JDC. Information Service Letter (January 27, 1921) regarding problems with transmission, exchange.
Index Terms:
Administration
Central and Eastern Europe
Financial
Foreign Exchange
Individual Remittances
Lehman, Arthur
Palestine
Poland
Raskin, Mayer
Transmission Bureau
Transmission of Funds
Warburg, Felix
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File 57a: JDC Administration, Transmission of Funds, Transmission Bureau, 1921

Extent: 1.5 inches
Bound volume on operations of Transmission Bureau, procedures, audit, with list of agents overseas, courier routes in Poland. List [Names of transmission agents, couriers in Poland].
Index Terms:
Administration
Financial
Individual Remittances
Transmission of Funds
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File 58: JDC Administration, Transmission of Funds, Remitters, 1919-1920

Extent: 1.25 inches
Miscellaneous correspondence, primarily from individuals, about sending funds to relatives abroad. List [Names of senders, recipients].
Index Terms:
Administration
Central and Eastern Europe
Financial
Individual Remittances
Transmission of Funds
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File 59: JDC Administration, Transmission of Funds, Remitters, 1921

Extent: 1.25 inches
Miscellaneous correspondence, primarily from individuals, about sending funds to relatives abroad. List [Names of senders, recipients]
Index Terms:
Administration
Central and Eastern Europe
Financial
Individual Remittances
Transmission of Funds
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File 60: JDC Administration, Transmission of Funds, Remitters, 1919

Extent: 0.50 inch
List of individuals, with names of recipients of remittances abroad. List [Names of senders, recipients]
Index Terms:
Administration
Central and Eastern Europe
Financial
Individual Remittances
Transmission of Funds
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Record Group 1-2: Overseas Administration
series 1: Overseas Administration, General Files
File 61.1: Overseas Administration, General, January-March 1919

Extent: 0.75 inch
Correspondence, cables on efforts to supply relief to Jews in Poland, in partnership with official and voluntary agencies; staff arrivals, assignments in Europe.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
American Red Cross
Bogen, Boris
Central and Eastern Europe
Commodities
Europe
Financial
Food
Freight
Hershfield, Isidore
Holland
Hoover, Herbert
Lowenstein, Harriet
Overseas Administration
Personnel
Poland
Refugees
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Schiff, Mortimer
Strauss, Lewis
Surplus Supplies
U.S. Food Administration
Warburg, Felix
Weizman, Chaim
Westward-Ho
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File 61.2: Overseas Administration, General, April-May 1919

Extent: 1 inch
Correspondence, cables on logistics of activities; Harriet Lowenstein's successful acquisition of relief supplies; efforts to supply relief to Jews in Poland; typhus epidemic in Poland, need for Yiddish-speaking medical personnel. Committee to investigate Pinsk murders.
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Albert Lucas
American Red Cross
American Relief Administration
Bogen, Boris
Central and Eastern Europe
Commodities
Doctors
Europe
Family Reunification
Financial
Food
Freight
Goldstein, Harriet Lowenstein
Hershfield, Isidore
Holland
Kosher Meat
Logistics
Matzot
Murders
Nurses
Overseas Administration
Palestine
Passover Supplies
Personnel
Pinsk
Pogroms
Poland
Prisoners of War
Refugees
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Strauss, Lewis
Surplus Supplies
Vienna
War
Westward-Ho
Zuckerman, Baruch (Barnet)
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File 62: Overseas Administration, General, June-November 1919

Extent: 1.25 inches
Correspondence, cables on efforts to coordinate, supply relief to Jews, plans to cease operations in Paris; removal of American Relief Administration. Miscellaneous on tracing relatives in Europe. Felix Warburg report (November 7, 1919) on trip to Europe, summary of local conditions, need for reconstruction funds. Baruch (Barnet) Zuckerman letter (June 26, 1919) arguing that some funds be used for spiritual and communal needs; on bandits in Ukraine; on future of Bessarabia; subsequent tension with James Becker. List [Name of individual Jews sought in Galicia]
Index Terms:
American Relief Administration
Becker, James
Bessarabia
Bogen, Boris
Cash Relief
Central and Eastern Europe
Commodities
Europe
Financial
Food
Freight
Gillis, Meyer
Goldman, Hetty
Goldstein, Harriet Lowenstein
Gonsolin, Leah
Horwich, Bernard (Barnet)
Kann, Jacobus
Kosher Food
Logistics
Orphans
Overseas Administration
Peace Treaty
Personnel
Pine, Max
Poland
Purchasing
Refugees
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Romania
Strauss, Lewis
Ukraine
Vienna
War
Warburg, Felix
Westward-Ho
Zuckerman, Baruch (Barnet)
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File 63.1: Overseas Administration, General, January-May 1920

Extent: 1 inch
Extensive correspondence from European director general, Julius Goldman, on communal conditions, on organization of European headquarters, logistics, purchasing via London office (list of letters 1-60). Goldman agreement (February 25, 1920) with American Typhus Mission on contribution to delousing program in Poland.
Index Terms:
Albert Lucas
American Red Cross
American Society of Friends
American Typhus Mission
Becker, James
Bogen, Boris
Cash Relief
Central and Eastern Europe
Children
Commodities
Delousing
Disease
Emigration
Europe
Financial
Food
Freight
Friedlaender, Israel
Germany
Gilchrist, Harry
Goldman, Julius
Gonsolin, Leah
Grey, Captain Charles
Housing
Jewish Colonization Association (ICA)
Kahn, Bernhard
Landesco, Alexander
Logistics
Lowenstein, Harriet
Medical Supplies
Melzer, Rose
Orphanages
Orphans
Overseas Administration
Poland
Prisoners of War
Purchasing
Quakers
Reconstruction
Refugees
Rehabilitation
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Repatriation
Romania
Schools
Soviet Russia
Tools
Typhus
Vienna
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File 63.2: Overseas Administration, General, June-July 1920

Extent: 0.75 inch
Extensive correspondence from European director general, Julius Goldman, on communal conditions, institutional appeals for funds. Cable (June 24, 1920) commits to retaining Paris office for additional year.
Index Terms:
Adler, Cyrus
Anti-Semitism
Bogen, Boris
Brody, Rabbi Heinrich
Central and Eastern Europe
Comitato delle Comunita Israelitiche Italiano
Commodities
Cultural
Czechoslovakia
Europe
European Relief Council
Financial
Food
Freight
Goldman, Hetty
Goldman, Julius
Grey, Captain Charles
Hoover, Herbert
Italy
Kass, Maurice
Leff, Dr. Meyer
Lehman, Herbert
Matzot
Overseas Administration
Passover Supplies
Plotz, Dr. Harry
Pogroms
Poland
Prisoners of War
Reconstruction
Refugees
Rehabilitation
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Repatriation
Riga
Seminaries
Simonsen, D.
Ukraine
Warburg, Felix
Wechsler, Leon
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File 63.3: Overseas Administration, General, August 1920

Extent: 1.25 inches
Correspondence from European director general, Julius Goldman, on financial matters, communal appeals, summaries of European staff memos. Goldman letter to Alexander Landesco (August 6, 1920) on aid to individuals, but not groups, emigrating to Palestine. JDC Information Service Letter (August 1, 1920) on JDC Overseas Administration, lists European offices, representatives. Danziger Zeitung article (translation, August 13, 1920) on "ghetto" in Troyl.
Index Terms:
Central and Eastern Europe
Children
Clothing
Commodities
Constantinople
Emigration
Europe
Exchange Rates
Financial
Food
Foreign Exchange
Freight
Goldman, Julius
Grey, Captain Charles
Hungary
International Relief Committee
Kahn, Bernhard
Kowno
Landesco, Alexander
Logistics
Nahoum, Rabbi Haim
Orphans
Overseas Administration
Palestine
Personnel
Poland
Purchasing
Reconstruction
Refugees
Rehabilitation
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Romania
Savitsky, Julius
Schools
Shohan, Abraham
Transit Camp
Troyl
Wechsler, Leon
Wilno
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File 63.4: Overseas Administration, General, September-December 1920

Extent: 1.25 inches
Correspondence from European director general, Julius Goldman on relief, relief supplies, administration; James Becker takes position as acting director general in October. Becker report (December 12, 1920) on European activities, budget, political and communal considerations. JDC Information Service Letter (October 21, 1920) on JDC European personnel. Miscellaneous, including summary of Vienna conference of JDC European representatives (November 1920); need for more data to make "fair share" decisions on local communal needs, prospects for budget cuts.
Index Terms:
Adoption
Albert Halstead
Austria
Becker, James
Bogen, Boris
Cash Relief
Central and Eastern Europe
Child Care
Children
Commodities
Congress Poland
Czechoslovakia
Emigration
Europe
Expulsion
Financial
Food
Freight
Galicia
Gerstenzang, Leo
Goldman, Julius
Goldstein, Harriet Lowenstein
Housing
Kahn, Bernhard
Landesco, Alexander
Lithuania
Machines
Medical Supplies
Orphans
Overseas Administration
Prisoners of War
Purchasing
Reconstruction
Refugees
Rehabilitation
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Repatriation
Romania
Rosenblatt, Frank
Russia
Scherzer, Dr.
Schools
Somers, Everett
Tools
Ukraine
Vienna
Vienna Conference
Vilna
Warburg, Felix
Wechsler, Leon
White Russia
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File 65.1: Overseas Administration, General, January-April 1921

Extent: 0.75 inch
Correspondence from Boris Bogen, Howard Gans on efforts to control costs, manage and coordinate activities in Europe.
Index Terms:
Banking
Bogen, Boris
Central and Eastern Europe
Congress Poland
Europe
European Executive Council (Eurexco)
Financial
Foreign Exchange
Gans, Howard
Goldstein, Harriet Lowenstein
Kagan, Harry
Kahn, Bernhard
Landesco, Alexander
Lehman, Herbert
Loan Kassas
Overseas Administration
Plotz, Dr. Harry
Reconstruction
Refugees
Relief
Remittances
Romania
Rosenblatt, Frank
Russia
Society of American Friends
Transmission Bureau
Troper, Morris
Vienna
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File 65.2: Overseas Administration, General, May-July 1921

Extent: 0.75 inch
Correspondence, memos regarding liquidation of relief activities, reorganization on a functional basis.
Index Terms:
Banking
Bogen, Boris
Central and Eastern Europe
Child Care
Children
Europe
European Executive Council (Eurexco)
Financial
Gans, Howard
Health
Hyman, Joseph
Kahn, Bernhard
Latvia
Lehman, Herbert
Lithuania
Medical
Muscott, Dr. Julius
ORT
Overseas Administration
Personnel
Poland
Reconstruction
Refugees
Relief
Remittances
Rieur, Jacques
Sanitation
Trade Schools
Vienna
Vilna
Vocational Training
Warburg, Felix
Wechsler, Leon
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File 66: Overseas Administration, General, August-September 1921

Extent: 1.25 inches
Boris Bogen reports, transcripts of meetings of James Rosenberg with Bogen, Frank Rosenblatt to review JDC activities, priorities in Europe.
Index Terms:
Bogen, Boris
Bolsheviks
Central and Eastern Europe
Child Care
Children
Danzig
Erntz, Morris
Europe
Financial
Health
Latvia
Lithuania
Medical
Morgenthau, Henry
Orphans
Overseas Administration
Personnel
Pogroms
Poland
Reconstruction
Refugees
Relief
Remittances
Rosenberg, James
Rosenblatt, Frank
Russia
Sanitation
Typhus Commission
Vienna
Vilna
War Orphans
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series 2: Overseas Administration, Conferences
File 64: Overseas Administration, Vienna Conference, November 1920

Extent: 1 inch
Summary and transcript of conference of JDC European representatives in Vienna (November 15-19, 1920). Narrative and financial reports of country directors on political and communal conditions, needs; resolutions of delegates.
Index Terms:
Alsberg, Henry
American Relief Administration
Artisans
Austria
Becker, James
Bogen, Boris
Cash Relief
Central and Eastern Europe
Child Care
Children
Commodities
Congress Poland
Cooperatives
Cultural
Disease
Europe
Financial
Food
Freight
Fund-Raising
Galicia
Grey, Captain Charles
Health
Housing
Kahn, Bernhard
Kowalsky, I.M. (Mayer)
Kupoth Milveh
Landesco, Alexander
Latvia
Loan Societies
Machines
Medical Supplies
Migration
Orphans
Overseas Administration
Palestine
Peiser, Dr. Simon
Poland
Pool, David de Sola
Publicity
Purchasing
Rabbis
Reconstruction
Refugees
Rehabilitation
Relief
Relief Supplies
Religious Functionaries
Religious Leadership
Remittances
Repatriation
Richardson, Gardner
Romania
Rubinstein, I.
Russia
Samuel, Sir Herbert
Savitsky, Julius
Schools
Students
Syria
Tools
Troper, Morris
Turkey
Ukraine
Vienna Conference
War Orphans
Wechsler, Leon
White Russia
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series 3: Overseas Administration, Governing Bodies
File 67: Overseas Administration, European Executive Council, Minutes, January-June 1921

Extent: 1 inch
Minutes of meetings of European Executive Council, organized to coordinate work in Europe; cables to/from New York.
Index Terms:
Bogen, Boris
Central and Eastern Europe
Child Care
Children
Commodities
Emigration
Europe
European Executive Council (Eurexco)
Financial
Food
Health
Kahn, Bernhard
Landesco, Alexander
Landsmanschaften
Logistics
Medical
Medical Supplies
Milk Stations
Orphans
Overseas Administration
Palestine
Peiser, Dr. Simon
Personnel
Plotz, Dr. Harry
Poland
Reconstruction
Refugees
Relief
Relief Supplies
Remittances
Romania
Schools
Students
Supplies
Transit
Vienna
War Orphans
Warburg, Felix
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series 4: Overseas Administration, Personnel
File 68.1: Overseas Administration, Personnel, Overseas Commissions, 1919-June 1920

Extent: 1.5 inches
Miscellaneous on personnel recommendations, travel, credentials. Information Service Letter (December 24, 1919) on first American Jewish relief unit; Felix Warburg statement on unit (January 15, 1920).
Index Terms:
Bogen, Boris
Central and Eastern Europe
Europe
Financial
Goldman, Julius
Logistics
Magnes, Judah
Overseas Administration
Passports
Personnel
Poland
Polk, Frank
Supplies
Travel
U.S. State Department
Ukraine
Warburg, Felix
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File 68.2: Overseas Administration, Personnel, Overseas Commissions, July 1920-1921

Extent: 1 inch
Miscellaneous on personnel recommendations, travel, credentials.
Index Terms:
Becker, James
Bogen, Boris
Brylawski, Fulton
Cantor, Rabbi Bernard
Central and Eastern Europe
Europe
European Executive Council (Eurexco)
Financial
Friedlaender, Israel
Lehman, Herbert
Logistics
Marcus, Joseph
Morale
Overseas Administration
Passports
Personnel
Supplies
Travel
Voorsanger, Elkan
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File 68a: Overseas Administration, Personnel, Salaries, 1920

Extent: 0.50 inch
Miscellaneous on staff salaries, credit.
Index Terms:
Baerwald, Paul
Bogen, Boris
Central and Eastern Europe
Europe
Financial
Lehman, Herbert
Overseas Administration
Personnel
Salaries
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series 5: Overseas Administration, Financial
File 69: Overseas Administration, Financial, General, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.75 inch
Miscellaneous correspondence regarding finances, remittances, allocations.
Index Terms:
Accounting
Audits
Banking
Becker, James
Central and Eastern Europe
Europe
Financial
Foreign Exchange
Goldman, Julius
Overseas Administration
Passover Supplies
Purchasing
Relief Supplies
Remittances
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File 70: Overseas Administration, Financial, Administrative Accounts, 1919-1921

Extent: 1.5 inches
Miscellaneous correspondence, financial statements regarding functional and personnel accounts, bank accounts, audits.
Index Terms:
Audits
Banking
Central and Eastern Europe
Europe
Financial
Foreign Exchange
Overseas Administration
Purchasing
Supplies
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File 71: Overseas Administration, Financial, Transmission of Funds, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch
Miscellaneous correspondence on transmission of funds for programs, individuals. List [Names of some recipients]
Index Terms:
Central and Eastern Europe
Europe
Financial
Individual Remittances
Overseas Administration
Transmission of Funds
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