The JDC Archives documents the relief, rescue and rehabilitation activities of the organization, from its founding in 1914 to the present. The collection includes 3 miles of text documents, over 100,000 photographs, 6000 books, and over 1500 audiovisual materials including 200 oral histories.

currency from Lodz Ghetto

Collection Highlights

Learn more about the subject areas and historic treasures available at the JDC Archives.

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Family Researchers

Access resources to help you search for biographical and genealogical information in our Names Database, which contains details compiled from historic records and client lists.

woman at computer in the Archives

Finding Aids

Conduct research at the JDC Archives and view our finding aids to learn more about our archival collections.