The photo collection in the JDC Archives constitutes one of the most valuable sources in the world for a pictorial study of Jewish life in the 20th century and covers JDC’s worldwide relief, rescue, and renewal activities. The significance of the JDC Archival collection has been noted by photographic experts and by researchers. JDC photos have been in demand by scholars, curators, and filmmakers. Go to search.

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About the Collection

Learn more about the scope and history of the JDC photo archives, how to access the collection and facts about our digitization.

	Young boy accompanied by Israel Jacobson, director of the JDC operations in Hungary, sitting atop step with part of the emergency provisions provided by the JDC for the Romanian Jewish refugees crossing into Austria

Photo Galleries

Browse exceptional highlights from our archival photographs through focused exhibits on historic periods and photographers.

Photograph Index

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