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Record Group: Mexico

This record group has one folder which contains correspondence regarding emigration of refugees to Mexico.

Series 1: Subject Matter: Refugees

File MX.1: Mexico: Emigration 1959

Old Folder Number: C-55.602

Correspondence from Henri Elfenbein regarding movement of refugees to Mexico.

Mexico: Emigration 1959

Record Group: Middle East

During these years the JDC maintained contact with Jewish communities in Egypt, Syria, and Lebanon and managed to provide aid to these communities despite the hostile political conditions the Jews in Egypt and Syria faced. The Jews in Egypt faced particular persecution in the wake of the 1956 Suez crisis, and their situation and the aid provided to them is covered extensively in the Egypt record group. Charles Jordan, director general of the JDC, visited Egypt and Lebanon in 1961, and Egypt, Lebanon, and Syria in 1963, and arrangements for these visits and related correspondence are included in the Middle East files. The JDC was also involved in aiding the Samaritan community in Nablus, and Jordan’s report on his visit to that community in 1963 is included in the files. Additional material on aid to the Samaritans may be found in the Israel record group. Other topics covered in the files include subventions for the Jewish community in Syria, moving Torah scrolls and ancient Jewish manuscripts out of Egypt, helping Jews in Lebanon get Iranian documentation, JDC feeding programs in North Africa and Iran, and the situation of Palestinian Arab refugees, which Charles Jordan was involved in as part of his activities in international social work. Some materials is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

Series 1: Administration: Finance

File ME.1: Middle East: Finance 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: 4

Correspondence, cables regarding contributions for Syria. Chart comparing approved budgets and estimated expenditures for Moslem countries. List of JDC-supported day care centers in North Africa and Iran.

Middle East: Finance 1963-1964

Series 2: Administration: General

File ME.2: Middle East: Egypt and Other Countries 1956-1957, 1961-1964

Old Folder Number: 1

Correspondence and bank documents relating to a grant to the Egyptian Jewish community, travelers checks of Egyptian refugees, the budget of the Central Registry of Jewish Losses in Egypt, and money for the Samaritan community in Nablus. Minutes of meeting with International Committee of the Red Cross on the situation in the United Arab Republic (Egypt and Syria).

Middle East: Egypt and Other Countries 1956-1957, 1961-1964

File ME.11: Middle East: Arab Countries - Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Syria, Tunis 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: Ref. 106

Correspondence and reports regarding the situation of Jews and Jewish communities in Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Libya, and Tunisia and Charles Jordan’s visit to the Samaritans in Nablus, then part of Jordan. Part of the correspondence concerns Jews from Libya in Tunis who were unable to obtain legal status.

Middle East: Arab Countries – Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Syria, Tunis 1958-1964

Series 3: Administration: Individual Files

The series contains Charles Jordan’s correspondence on the Middle East and materials relating to trips he made to Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, and the Samaritan community in Nablus. One file consists of correspondence about his travel arrangements, including correspondence regarding connections with UN officials. Other files contain notes and correspondence on Jews in Egypt and Syria, a report on the Samaritan community in Nablus, a letter regarding the situation of Torah scrolls and manuscripts from Egypt, correspondence regarding Charles Jordan’s reports, and a letter on potential contacts for a Middle East traveler. Some files are restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

File ME.3: Middle East: Charles Jordan Correspondence 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: C-18

Correspondence regarding individuals in Syria, Russia, and Albania. Correspondence about contacts in the Middle East.

Middle East: Charles Jordan Correspondence 1955-1957

File ME.4: Middle East: Charles Jordan Correspondence 1960-1964

Old Folder Number: C-18

Correspondence regarding travel and reports on the Middle East, and notes regarding payments.

Middle East: Charles Jordan Correspondence 1960-1964

File ME.5: Middle East: Charles Jordan File - Notes, Drafts, and Correspondence 1962-1963

Notes, drafts of letters and reports, and correspondence regarding Charles Jordan’s trip to the Middle East and matters concerning the communities he visited, such as aid to Syrian Jews, the situation of Jews in Egypt, and developments in the Samaritan community.

Middle East: Charles Jordan File – Notes, Drafts, and Correspondence 1962-1963

File ME.6: Middle East: Charles Jordan Trip Reports 1963

Report on the situation of the Samaritans in Nablus and a letter concerning Torah scrolls and manuscripts in Egypt.

Middle East: Charles Jordan Trip Reports 1963

File ME.7: Middle East: Charles Jordan Trips Egypt-Syria 1960-1963

Old Folder Number: DG-4.5

Correspondence regarding travel arrangements and submitting or obtaining documents for the purpose of travel for Charles Jordan’s trips to the Middle East in 1961 and 1963. Some of the correspondence is with UN officials Charles Jordan was planning to see. Visa form.

Middle East: Charles Jordan Trips Egypt-Syria 1960-1963

Series 4: Subject Matter: Emigration

File ME.8: Middle East: Reports and Related Materials 1964

Report on attempts to find solutions for Israeli defectors to the Gaza Strip who were arrested by the Egyptians, a letter relating to obtaining Iranian legal status for Jews in Lebanon, and other materials relating to the Middle East. Includes a few pages from 1965.

Middle East: Reports and Related Materials 1964

Series 5: Subject Matter: Feeding Programs

File ME.9: Middle East: Feeding Programs 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: 5

Memoranda, reports, and correspondence regarding the organization, extent, nutrition, and cost efficiency of feeding programs in Morocco, Tunisia, and Iran.

Middle East: Feeding Programs 1962-1964

Series 6: Subject Matter: Refugees

File ME.10: Middle East: Trip of Dr. Demetrius Iatridis 1962-1963

Old Folder Number: C-18.1

Report, correspondence, and transcript of recording by Dr. Iatridis regarding the situation of Palestinian Arab refugees and the role of the UNRWA. Dr. Iatridis gave a statement on this subject to the International Conference of Social Work, which also brought to the attention of the National Association of Social Workers and the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The file also includes tickets and checks connected to Dr. Iatridis’s travel.

Middle East: Trip of Dr. Demetrius Iatridis 1962-1963

Record Group: Morocco

This record group includes correspondence, reports, financial and statistical tables, minutes of meetings, lists, syllabi, curricula, lesson plans, articles, press releases, and other documents relating to the work of JDC in Morocco during these years, as well as to the situation of Moroccan Jewry in general and to contacts between the JDC, other organizations, and the Moroccan government. JDC provided a wide range of aid to the Jewish community in Morocco through its subventioned organizations, including food and clothing supplies; support for Jewish schools and nurseries; medical care and immunizations focusing on children, babies, and mothers; welfare; care for the aged; support for loan funds for artisans and small businessmen; support for summer camps and youth groups; and consultation to local organizations in all of these fields. JDC also provided a certain amount of aid to the non-Jewish population, particularly at times of crisis. The period 1955-1964 saw enormous changes in the political situation of Morocco with Moroccan independence in 1956, disputes between Moroccan political factions as to the nature and future of the country, and the death of King Mohammed V in 1961 and his replacement by Hassan II. Other important changes were the integration of Tangier and Spanish Morocco into Morocco in 1956-1957, which caused JDC to reduce its activity in what had been an independent office in Tangier and centralize operations in the Casablanca office. The separated offices are reflected in the files by the existence in the record group of files that dealt particularly with Tangier. Perhaps even more dramatic for JDC’s work of JDC than the political events were the enormous demographic changes in the Jewish community.

Series 1: Administration: Finance

The files include audit reports on JDC Morocco and some of its subventioned organizations for the full range of years, and audit reports on JDC Tangier through 1959. Another group of files includes correspondence and financial tables regarding JDC Morocco’s budget through the range of years and JDC Tangier through 1958. The third type of file in this series is monthly financial reports of JDC Morocco for 1961-1964.

File MO.1: Morocco: Loeb and Troper Reports on AJDC-Morocco and Subventioned Organizations for 1954 and 1955

Old Folder Number: 18

Loeb & Troper audit reports on JDC Morocco and subventioned organizations for the years 1954 and 1955.

Morocco: Loeb and Troper Reports on AJDC-Morocco and Subventioned Organizations for 1954 and 1955

File MO.2: Morocco: Loeb and Troper Report on AJDC-Morocco and Subventioned Organizations 1956

Old Folder Number: 17

Loeb & Troper audit reports on JDC Morocco and subventioned organizations for the year 1956.

Morocco: Loeb and Troper Report on AJDC-Morocco and Subventioned Organizations 1956

File MO.4: Morocco: AJDC Morocco and Subventioned Organizations Audit Reports for 1958

Old Folder Number: 58

Loeb & Troper audit reports on JDC’s office in Morocco and organizations subventioned by JDC for the year 1957.

Morocco: AJDC Morocco and Subventioned Organizations Audit Reports for 1958

File MO.5: Morocco: AJDC Morocco and Subventioned Organizations Audit Reports for 1959

Old Folder Number: 57

Loeb and Troper audit reports on JDC Morocco and subventioned organizations for the year 1959 and related notes.

Morocco: AJDC Morocco and Subventioned Organizations Audit Reports for 1959

File MO.6: Morocco: AJDC Morocco and Subventioned Organizations Audit Reports for 1960

Old Folder Number: 56

Loeb & Troper Audit reports on JDC Morocco and subventioned organizations for the year 1960.

Morocco: AJDC Morocco and Subventioned Organizations Audit Reports for 1960

File MO.7: Morocco: AJDC Morocco and Subventioned Organizations Audit Reports for 1961

Old Folder Number: 55

Loeb & Troper Audit reports on JDC Morocco and subventioned organizations for the year 1961.

Morocco: AJDC Morocco and Subventioned Organizations Audit Reports for 1961

File MO.8: Morocco: AJDC Morocco and Subventioned Organizations Audit Reports for 1962

Old Folder Number: 54

Loeb & Troper Audit reports on JDC Morocco and subventioned organizations for the year 1962.

Morocco: AJDC Morocco and Subventioned Organizations Audit Reports for 1962

File MO.9: Morocco: AJDC Morocco and Subventioned Organizations Audit Reports for 1963

Old Folder Number: 53

Loeb & Troper audit reports on JDC’s operation in Morocco and a number of subventioned organizations and institutions for the year 1963.

Morocco: AJDC Morocco and Subventioned Organizations Audit Reports for 1963

File MO.10: Morocco: JDC Morocco and Subventioned Organizations Audit Reports for 1964

Old Folder Number: 52

Loeb and Troper audit reports on JDC’s operations in Morocco and various subventioned institutions and organizations.

Morocco: JDC Morocco and Subventioned Organizations Audit Reports for 1964

File MO.11: Morocco: AJDC Tangier Audit Reports 1954-1959

Old Folder Number: 24

Loeb & Troper audit reports for JDC Tangiers for the years 1954-1959 and related notes.

Morocco: AJDC Tangier Audit Reports 1954-1959

File MO.12: Morocco: Finance and Budget 1955-1958

Old Folder Number: C.56.301, C.56.301A

Correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, tables, cable, reports regarding expenditures in Morocco. Included are proposed budgets, regarding yeshivot, supplies, educational materials, feeding programs, kindergarten and social work training programs, and the consequences of reduced government funding.

Morocco: Finance and Budget 1955-1958

File MO.13: Morocco: Finance and Budget 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.301.B

Correspondence, cables, statistical and financial tables, and file note regarding budgets, banking, budgeting for specific activities or organizations, money transfers, and numbers of beneficiaries.

Morocco: Finance and Budget 1958-1964

File MO.14: Morocco: Finance and Budget 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: 6

Correspondence, budgets, charts, minutes of meetings, and press excerpts regarding budgeting for JDC’s program in Morocco in general and various particular matters relating to budgeting and expenditures. The file was kept by the budget department.

Morocco: Finance and Budget 1962-1964

File MO.15: Morocco: Monthly AJDC Financial Reports 1961

Old Folder Number: 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, and 42

Monthly branch office reports on the finances of JDC Morocco and end of year office inventories for 1961./p>

Morocco: Monthly AJDC Financial Reports 1961

File MO.16: Morocco: Monthly AJDC Financial Reports 1962

Old Folder Number: 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, and 42

Monthly branch office financial reports for Morocco and cover letters for the months of 1962. Inventory of equipment for the end of 1962.

Morocco: Monthly AJDC Financial Reports 1962

File MO.17: Morocco: Monthly AJDC Financial Reports 1963

Old Folder Number: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12

Monthly branch office reports from Morocco and end-of-year inventories for 1963.

Morocco: Monthly AJDC Financial Reports 1963

File MO.18: Morocco: Monthly AJDC Financial Reports 1964

Old Folder Number: 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, and 38

Monthly financial reports and related documents.

Morocco: Monthly AJDC Financial Reports 1964

File MO.19: Morocco: Tangier - Budget 1955

Old Folder Number: C-56.702

Correspondence regarding the budget for Tangier and Spanish Morocco.

Morocco: Tangier – Budget 1955

File MO.20: Morocco: Tangier - Budget 1957-1958

Old Folder Number: 56.702″A”

Correspondence regarding budget needs in light of changes in the value of currencies. Correspondence and financial statement regarding supply expenses on behalf of stuck intended emigrants in Tangier and Tetuan.

Morocco: Tangier – Budget 1957-1958

Series 2: Administration: General

The files contain correspondence, annual reports and other reports, minutes of meetings, file memoranda, press clippings, copies of laws, statistical tables, and other documents. Topics covered in the files include political changes such as Moroccan independence and their effects on the Jewish community and JDC’s activities, violence against Jews, fears that the activities of Jewish organizations or JDC could be halted, registration requirements affecting JDC and other Jewish organizations, contacts with government officials regarding JDC’s status and operations, contacts between Jewish communities and the government, the stoppage of Jewish emigration by government regulations, renewed emigration and its demographic and programmatic effects, police scrutiny of JDC staff, discussions on matters such as education and welfare, and other matters. The annual reports provide an extensive overview of JDC’s activities in Morocco during this period.

File MO.21: Morocco: Aide Memoire March 1958

Old Folder Number: Misc. 263

Drafts and final version of aide memoire regarding JDC’s activities and various trends of thought and suspicions endangering its work in Morocco, and related letters.

Morocco: Aide Memoire March 1958

File MO.22: Morocco: Annual Reports 1957-1958

Old Folder Number: C-56.331

Comprehensive report on JDC’s activities in Morocco in 1957. Report on 1958 meeting between JDC and Alliance Israelite Universelle senior staff regarding Morocco.

Morocco: Annual Reports 1957-1958

File MO.23: Morocco: Annual Reports 1958-1959

Old Folder Number: 10

Comprehensive annual reports on JDC’s activities in Morocco for the years 1958 and 1959 and related correspondence.

Morocco: Annual Reports 1958-1959

File MO.24: Morocco: Annual Reports 1960-1961

Old Folder Number: 10.1

Comprehensive annual reports on JDC’s activities in Morocco for the years 1960 and 1961 and related correspondence.

Morocco: Annual Reports 1960-1961

File MO.25: Morocco: Annual Reports 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: 3

Annual reports covering the range of JDC activities in Morocco.

Morocco: Annual Reports 1962-1964

File MO.26: Morocco: Annual Reports Correspondence 1958, 1960-1962

Old Folder Number: C-56.311″A”

Correspondence and cable regarding annual reports. Update to report of social service department.

Morocco: Annual Reports Correspondence 1958, 1960-1962

File MO.27: Morocco: Correspondence for Files in Basement 1959-1960, 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: 12

Various correspondence and note requesting that it be incorporated into other files.

Morocco: Correspondence for Files in Basement 1959-1960, 1963-1964

File MO.28: Morocco: Country Situation, Predictions, and Policies 1955

Old Folder Number: Misc. 282

Correspondence, reports, drafts of policy statements, news clippings, and correspondence regarding potential emigration from Morocco to Israel and other countries, political developments and their effects on Moroccan Jewry, expectations of future developments, instances of violence and other misfortunes befalling Jews in Morocco, and attempts to find a Moroccan to travel to the United States for UJA fundraising. Much of the material originates with or is addressed to to other organizations, including the United HIAS Service, the American Jewish Committee, the Jewish Agency, and the United Jewish Appeal.

Morocco: Country Situation, Predictions, and Policies 1955

File MO.29: Morocco: General 1955

Old Folder Number: C-56.300″A”

Correspondence, reports, and news clippings on the situation of Jews in Morocco and political instability in the country, including reports on anti-Jewish riots, attacks, boycotts, and harassment in various localities in Morocco during the summer of 1955 and later in the year; internal Jewish politics; and discussion of the economic situation and JDC activities. Newsletters published by the Committee for Moroccan Studies & Surveys.

Morocco: General 1955

File MO.30: Morocco: General 1956

Old Folder Number: Misc. 283

Correspondence, reports, statistics, and news clipping regarding Moroccan politics and its effects on Moroccan Jewry, medical screening and treatment for aliyah candidates, publicity, and discussions regarding Jewish emigration.

Morocco: General 1956

File MO.31: Morocco: General 1958

Old Folder Number: Misc. 264

Correspondence, memoranda, press clippings, and cables regarding the relationship of JDC with the Moroccan authorities and Jewish organizations operating in Morocco; problems faced by JDC and other organizations regarding relations with the Moroccan authorities; and meetings with various groups and individuals regarding these matters.

Morocco: General 1958

File MO.32: Morocco: General 1958-1959

Old Folder Number: C-56.300.C

Correspondence and press clippings regarding JDC activities, registration forms for organizations, and reports regarding a range of subjects including relations with Moroccan authorities, the situation of subventioned organizations, visitors, a donation to victims of a fire in Casablanca, the situation of refugees in Tangiers, economic policies in Morocco, and other matters.

Morocco: General 1958-1959

File MO.33: Morocco: General 1959-1960

Old Folder Number: C-56.300.C.1

Correspondence, reports, press excerpts, and memoranda regarding relations with Moroccan authorities, the situation of Jewish organizations and of Jews in general, changes in the Moroccan government and political situation, visitors, Algerian refugees, a ban on mail correspondence with Israel, a donation of pottery equipment, and other matters. Memorandum on JDC’s methods and activities in general and in Morocco in particular.

Morocco: General 1959-1960

File MO.34: Morocco: General 1961-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.300.D

Correspondence, press clippings, reports, and minutes of meetings regarding the situation of the Jews and Jewish organizations in Morocco, Jewish emigration, visitors, the death of King Mohammed V, political changes, Jewish politics, work permits for foreigners, the cost of living, JDC activities, murders, and other matters.

Morocco: General 1961-1964

File MO.35: Morocco: General - Government Contacts - Donna Garson 1957

Old Folder Number: Misc. 265

Correspondence regarding various matters affecting the JDC in Morocco, including contacts with high-level government officials and scrutiny of JDC staff by Moroccan security services. Correspondence and reports regarding the harassing and interrogation of Donna Garson by Moroccan security services, which led to her leaving the country to prevent friction with the Moroccan authorities.

Morocco: General – Government Contacts – Donna Garson 1957

File MO.36: Morocco: Grandval, Gilbert - Resident General 1955

Old Folder Number: Misc. 356

Correspondence with the United Jewish Appeal regarding Jewish status or lack thereof of title.

Morocco: Grandval, Gilbert – Resident General 1955

File MO.37: Morocco: Jewish Demographics 1961-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.329

Correspondence and statistical materials regarding the number of Jews in Morocco and studies of Jewish demographics.

Morocco: Jewish Demographics 1961-1964

File MO.38: Morocco: Demographic Study 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: 5

Correspondence regarding demographic study of Moroccan Jews. Table showing results of the study, including details of population and relief categories for 51 localities. Forms sent as examples of materials available for the study.

Morocco: Demographic Study 1963-1964

File MO.40: Morocco: Legal Status of AJDC 1960-1961

Old Folder Number: 11

Correspondence, memoranda, files notes, and copy of the statutes of Em Habanim. Topics covered are the status and registration of JDC and some of the organizations subventioned by it in Morocco.

Morocco: Legal Status of AJDC 1960-1961

File MO.41: Morocco: Meeting on Morocco, May 1964

Old Folder Number: S.S. 26

Draft and final version minutes of meeting dealing with old age care, education, and the preferred JDC stance towards changes in the country in general.

Morocco: Meeting on Morocco, May 1964

File MO.42: Morocco: Political Situation July 1955

Old Folder Number: Misc. 275

Copies of letters regarding the political situation, political violence, and demonstrations in Morocco.

Morocco: Political Situation July 1955

File MO.43: Morocco: Program Reports 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: C.56.308A

Memoranda, correspondence, meeting minutes, report, newspaper clippings, table, cables regarding the situation of Jewish communities, education, united fundraising campaign, population statistics, donations from Switzerland, summer camps, canteens, changes in community leadership, meeting between leaders and the Sultan.

Morocco: Program Reports 1955-1956

File MO.44: Morocco: Program Reports 1957

Old Folder Number: C.56.308B

Correspondence, tables, survey, memoranda, newspaper clipping, reports regarding summer camps; comparative subventions; social work; canteens; proposal to send Home Bengio, Casablanca orphans to OSE homes in France; extreme poverty and dangers in small communities and consequent movement from some; field trip to educational facilities; increase in cost of living and consequent increased subventions.

Morocco: Program Reports 1957

File MO.45: Morocco: Registration in Morocco 1958-1961

Old Folder Number: C-56.319

Correspondence, legal summaries and opinions, statutes of subventioned organizations, notes, copies of laws, and memorandum on conference. These materials relate to a law requiring registration of organizations in Morocco and the registration of JDC, subventioned organizations, and other Jewish organizations.

Morocco: Registration in Morocco 1958-1961

File MO.46: Morocco: New Government March-November 1956

Old Folder Number: Misc. 281

Correspondence, reports, memoranda, and cables regarding the impacts of the new Moroccan government on Jews, Jewish communities, and Jewish organizations. Much of the material regards the ending of Jewish Agency activities and aliyah, fears regarding JDC’s position, and contacts and consultations regarding these subjects.

Morocco: New Government March-November 1956

File MO.47: Morocco: Some Recent Developments in JDC-Subventioned Programs in Morocco 1964

Old Folder Number: 23

Report by Julian Breen regarding the decrease in Jewish population in Morocco due to emigration, changes in services rendered, and increasing cost of the program.

Morocco: Some Recent Developments in JDC-Subventioned Programs in Morocco 1964

File MO.48: Morocco: Staff Meetings 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: C.56.306

Meeting minutes, cables, correspondence, newspaper clipping on various aspects of Morocco program. Topics include: hiring local personnel to act as auxiliary social workers in provinces; clothing distribution; personnel; changing demands on JDC work in view of depleted population; office rent; June 1956 expulsion of Israelis, and others, as well as the consequent personnel shortages.

Morocco: Staff Meetings 1955-1957

File MO.49: Morocco: Staff Meetings 1959, 1961

Old Folder Number: C.56.315

Meeting minutes of Casablanca staff as well in Geneva regarding issues in Morocco. In addition, correspondence and newspaper extracts following up items mentioned in meetings. Topics include religious education; feeding program; care for the aged; loss of personnel; training for day care teachers; field trips, some to remote villages; reaction to attendance of World Jewish Congress by Moroccan Jewish representatives.

Morocco: Staff Meetings 1959, 1961

File MO.50: Morocco: Staff Meetings 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: C.56.315.1

Meeting minutes of Casablanca staff as well in Geneva regarding issues in Morocco. In addition, correspondence following up items mentioned in meetings. Topics include religious education; feeding program; care for the aged; emigration; change in atmosphere among Jews; field trips; day care in Marrakech.

Morocco: Staff Meetings 1962-1964

File MO.51: Morocco: Statistical Abstract 1961-1964

Old Folder Number: 19

Correspondence and statistical tables regarding the Jewish population of Morocco and JDC activities in Morocco, and the compilation of statistical abstracts by the research department in New York. The file was originally kept by the budget department. Includes material dated 1965 relating to 1964 statistics.

Morocco: Statistical Abstract 1961-1964

Series 3: Administration: Individual Files

File MO.52: Morocco: Beckelman File 1955

Old Folder Number: 1

Memoranda and letters regarding Morocco received by Moses Beckelman. Topics covered are the Lubavitcher budget, a Jewish Agency camp, a nutrition study, and an Ozar Hatorah school.

Morocco: Beckelman File 1955

File MO.53: Morocco: Charles Jordan File 1956-1961, 1963

Old Folder Number: C-9

Correspondence, minutes of meeting, and event invitation regarding personal and sensitive matters. Major topics covered by file include troubles of JDC staff with Moroccan authorities; analyses of the political situation; and concerns regarding Moroccan policies on emigration, Jewish education, and JDC’s freedom of operation; and how to respond or not to these situations. Report by Alex Easterman on a trip to Tunisia and a meeting with the president of Tunisia. Includes two pre-1955 pages.

Morocco: Charles Jordan File 1956-1961, 1963

Series 4: Administration: JDC Offices

File MO.54: Morocco: Casablanca - Office 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: C.56.306A

Correspondence, cables, memoranda, newspaper clipping, regarding personnel and other logistical issues. Topics include job applicants; travel arrangements; visas; car maintenance and purchases; cost of living increase; possibility of opening office in Rabat.

Morocco: Casablanca – Office 1958-1964

Series 5: Administration: Legal Case Files

This series is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

Series 6: Administration: Personnel

The files include personnel reports, correspondence regarding staff members, and documents relating to employment laws and other laws potentially affecting staff members. Three of the files are restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

File MO.56: Morocco: Haber, Samuel 1957

Old Folder Number: Misc. 361

Correspondence regarding home leave of title.

Morocco: Haber, Samuel 1957

File MO.57: Morocco: Local Personnel Reports Casablanca 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: 10

Monthly personnel reports and related correspondence.

Morocco: Local Personnel Reports Casablanca 1958-1964

File MO.60: Morocco: Personnel, Personal, and UJA Recruitment 1955

Old Folder Number: Misc. 280

Correspondence regarding the search for UJA speakers from Morocco and matters concerning individual staff members.

Morocco: Personnel, Personal, and UJA Recruitment 1955

File MO.61: Morocco: Staff Matters - Moroccan Legislation 1960-1962

Old Folder Number: 22

Correspondence, press clippings, and copy of regulations regarding social security payments, work permits, and marriage between Moroccans and foreigners.

Morocco: Staff Matters – Moroccan Legislation 1960-1962

Series 7: Administration: Public Relations

The files include press clippings, correspondence, transcript and notes for a UJA film, articles, reports, and book chapters. This material includes information on the situation of Moroccan Jews, emigration policies and aliyah, publicity regarding JDC, and other matters.

File MO.62: Morocco: Articles and Publications 1955-1964

Old Folder Number: 6

Articles, reports, and chapters of a book regarding Moroccan Jews or JDC’s activities in Morocco, including chapters from Miracle in the Mellah by Dorothy Beers and Lois Hackett. Some of the material was written by JDC staff and some was not.

Morocco: Articles and Publications 1955-1964

File MO.63: Morocco: Aliyah Film August-September 1963

Old Folder Number: 14

Script of United Jewish Appeal film about aliyah of Moroccan Jews. Notes on people and places in Morocco and Israel. Travel itinerary.

Morocco: Aliyah Film August-September 1963

File MO.64: Morocco: Political Changes - Press and Varia 1956-1957

Old Folder Number: C.56.300B

Newspaper clippings, correspondence, cable, memoranda regarding political developments such as Moroccan independence vis a vis the Jewish community in Morocco. Topics include pressures to arabize schools and other means of integration; suspension of passports and other anti-aliya legislation; expulsion, new National Catholic Welfare Conference supplies program; visit by Eleanor Roosevelt.

Morocco: Political Changes – Press and Varia 1956-1957

File MO.65: Morocco: Public Relations 1958-1960

Old Folder Number: C-56.324

Press clippings and excerpts, press releases, and correspondence regarding Morocco. Topics include the situation of Jews in Morocco, the situation of Jewish schools, prevention of emigration of Jews and bans on mail and cable communication with Israel, JDC’s response to the Agadir earthquake, and political events in Morocco.

Morocco: Public Relations 1958-1960

File MO.66: Morocco: Public Relations 1961-1962

Old Folder Number: C-56.324.1

Press clippings and excerpts and related correspondence regarding Morocco. Topics include drowning death of 42 Jewish emigrants, Jewish emigration, anti-Jewish press, kidnappings of Jewish girls, and other news related to Moroccan Jews or JDC.

Morocco: Public Relations 1961-1962

File MO.67: Morocco: Public Relations 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.324 A

Press clippings and extracts and correspondence relating to Morocco. Main topics covered are emigration of Jews from Morocco, developments in Moroccan politics and government, and press mentioning JDC.

Morocco: Public Relations 1962-1964

Series 8: Organizations: Jewish Organizations

The series covers the Central British Fund, the Conseil des Communautés Israélites, the Jewish Agency, the Jewish community organizations of Tangier and of Marrakech, and other Jewish organizations. Files on organizations for which there are three or more files are arranged in their own series. Files on loan kassas are present in the Subject Matter: Reconstruction series.

File MO.68: Morocco: Caisse Commune 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: C.56.313

Correspondence, memoranda, meeting summaries, regarding the United Appeal in Casablanca. Topics include appointment of paid executive director.

Morocco: Caisse Commune 1955-1957

File MO.69: Morocco: Central British Fund 1959-1961

Old Folder Number: C-56.323

Correspondence, supply purchase list, press release, construction cost estimates, and blueprints regarding contributions of the Central British Fund towards projects in Morocco and related visits and publicity.

Morocco: Central British Fund 1959-1961

File MO.70: Morocco: Central British Fund 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.323A

Correspondence regarding funding by the Central British Fund of projects in Morocco, and related supporting documentation such as expense statements and reports of institutions that received aid.

Morocco: Central British Fund 1962-1964

File MO.71: Morocco: Conseil des Communautes Israelites 1956-1964

Old Folder Number: C.56.316

Reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, relating to the Council of Jewish Communities of Morocco. Topics include: social services in Casablanca and other areas; budget; internal politics; new freedom of movement granted to Jews; controversial attendance of Moroccan Jews at World Jewish Congress. Includes support to and demonstrations by Jews waiting to emigrate; one demonstration resulted in the wrecking of the ground floor of the committee’s building in Casablanca.

Morocco: Conseil des Communautes Israelites 1956-1964

File MO.72: Morocco: Conseil des Communautes Israelites, Ben Ahmed Sanatorium 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.309″A”

Correspondence regarding the Ben Ahmed sanatorium, payment for its use by the military, and whether the facilities should be used or handed over to the authorities and in either case under which conditions or terms.

Morocco: Conseil des Communautes Israelites, Ben Ahmed Sanatorium 1958-1964

File MO.73: Morocco: Le Travail Social des Oeuvres Juives de Casablanca

Old Folder Number: 56.300

Booklet with information on Jewish organizations in Casablanca through the year 1954. The organizations worked in fields such as education, welfare, and medical care.

Morocco: Le Travail Social des Oeuvres Juives de Casablanca

File MO.74: Morocco: Marrakesh Community 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.335

Correspondence regarding the Jewish community organization in Marrakesh, including its internal politics, JDC subventions to its institutions, and a budget deficit.

Morocco: Marrakesh Community 1962-1964

File MO.75: Morocco: Jewish Agency, Aliyah Statistics 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: Med.342.1

Medical Dept. file including statistics, correspondence, sample tables regarding camp population movements, medical examinations, acceptance or rejection for aliyah, and reasons for rejection.

Morocco: Jewish Agency, Aliyah Statistics 1955-1956

File MO.76: Morocco: Jewish Agency and Alliance Israelite Universelle 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: Med. 342

Medical Dept file including correspondence regarding a school for the deaf and dumb having some connection with the Alliance Israelite Universelle. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, financial tables, reports, statistics, equipment list regarding medical screening and treatment before aliyah provided or funded by JDC in agreement with the Jewish Agency. The file covers 1952-1956.

Morocco: Jewish Agency and Alliance Israelite Universelle 1955-1956

File MO.77: Morocco: Report to B'nai B'rith International Council on Situation of Jews in Morocco 1961

Old Folder Number: C-56.330

Correspondence regarding the Jewish community organization in Marrakesh, including its internal politics, JDC subventions to its institutions, and a budget deficit.

Morocco: Report to B’nai B’rith International Council on Situation of Jews in Morocco 1961

File MO.78: Morocco: Tangier Jewish Community 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: C-56.707

Triennial report of the Comunidad Israelita de Tanger for 1952-1955 and covering letter. Report includes description of activities, financial report, and list of donors.

Morocco: Tangier Jewish Community 1955-1956

File MO.79: Morocco: Tangier Jewish Community and Alliance Israelite Universelle 1957, 1960-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.707″A”

Correspondence, financial statements, and cemetery plan regarding the Jewish community of Tangier and the Alliance Israélite Universelle’s activities in Tangier, primarily relating to the budget deficit of the community.

Morocco: Tangier Jewish Community and Alliance Israelite Universelle 1957, 1960-1964

Series 9: Jewish Organizations: Alliance Israelite Universelle (AIU)

The Alliance, operating in Morocco since the 19th century, ran the largest Jewish school system in Morocco, educating approximately 25,000 Jewish children in 1960, and gave a French-focused education, as well as including Jewish elements. JDC was one of the major sources of funding for the Alliance in the years covered by this series, in addition to the government. In the course of 1960, Alliance schools with a combined enrollment of approximately 10,000 were nationalized by the Moroccan government and integrated into the national educational system. At the same time, government support for the remaining schools was reduced. There are two types of files in this series. One contains correspondence, reports, statistics, financial tables, press excerpts, reports, and other documents relating to the Alliance from the years 1957-1964. These files cover topics such as budgets, concerns about potential nationalization, reactions to the nationalization, feeding programs in Alliance schools and former Alliance schools, Hebrew education, and Arabic education. The second group of files are financial documents relating to audits of the Alliance for the years 1958-1960. In 1962, the Moroccan branch of the Alliance was renamed Ittihad-Maroc.

File MO.80: Morocco: Alliance Israelite Universelle 1957-1960

Old Folder Number: 56.304.2

Correspondence, reports, financial tables, copies of government regulations relating to title, statistics, file memorandum, and press clipping regarding the status of title in Morocco, budgetary problems, appeal to CBF for funds, teacher salaries, Jewish and Arab criticisms of title, Arabic education, contacts with Moroccan officials, a school property, and book orders.

Morocco: Alliance Israelite Universelle 1957-1960

File MO.81: Morocco: Alliance Israelite Universelle 1960

Old Folder Number: 56.304.2.1

Correspondence, memorandum, notes on meeting, press clippings, notes, statistical charts, and cables regarding the status of title in Morocco, nationalization of some of title’s schools, negotiations over and reactions to this nationalization, and the death of the Alliance’s delegate in Morocco, Mr. Tajouri.

Morocco: Alliance Israelite Universelle 1960

File MO.82: Morocco: Alliance Israelite Universelle 1961

Old Folder Number: 56.304.2.A

Correspondence, statutes, reports, press extracts, lists of staff, and statistics regarding status and registration of title in Morocco, cancellation of a convention on the Alliance from 1928, Hebrew education, government subventions, budget and finances, educational program, and problems relating to feeding programs in nationalized schools.

Morocco: Alliance Israelite Universelle 1961

File MO.83: Morocco: Alliance Israelite Universelle 1962

Old Folder Number: 56.304.2.A.1

Correspondence, statistics, memoranda, and press excerpts regarding status of title, enrollment at title, government subventions, budget of title, difficulties relating to feeding programs in former Alliance schools, Jewish studies, training for teachers in the United States, teacher salaries, exam performance, and other matters.

Morocco: Alliance Israelite Universelle 1962

File MO.84: Morocco: Alliance Israelite Universelle 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.304.2.B

Correspondence, report, personnel agreement, statistics, press clippings, financial tables, menus, and nutritional charts regarding the budget of the Ecole Normale Hebraïqe, Hebrew education, Hebrew teachers, personnel regulations, salaries, a potential study of the educational program, and other matters.

Morocco: Alliance Israelite Universelle 1963-1964

File MO.85: Morocco: Alliance Israelite Universelle Audit Work Papers 1958

Old Folder Number: 8

Financial and bank documents and notes regarding audit of the Alliance Israelite Universelle in Morocco.

Morocco: Alliance Israelite Universelle Audit Work Papers 1958

File MO.86: Morocco: Alliance Israelite Universelle Audit Work Papers 1959

Old Folder Number: 6

Financial and bank documents relating to audit of Alliance Israelite Universelle in Morocco for the year 1959.

Morocco: Alliance Israelite Universelle Audit Work Papers 1959

Series 10: Jewish Organizations: Lubavitcher

The Lubavitcher religious organization ran a series of schools focused primarily on religious education, including in regions and neighborhoods where many children had received little schooling prior to the establishment of schools by the Lubavitcher. The files contain correspondence, memoranda, and tables covering topics such as the opening of schools, the inclusion of secular subjects in yeshivot, budgets, book purchases, visits to schools by JDC representatives, a tefillin project, schools for girls, canteens, and school repairs.

File MO.88: Morocco: Lubavitcher Yeshiva 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: Ed. 25

Correspondence, financial and statistical tables, memoranda, and purchase order form regarding the Lubavitcher budget, schools, and book purchases.

Morocco: Lubavitcher Yeshiva 1955-1956

File MO.89: Morocco: Lubavitcher Yeshiva 1955

Old Folder Number: C.516.314B

Memoranda, correspondence, charts, balance sheets, cable, regarding analyses of past spending and negotiations regarding future grants; building plans for yeshiva in former premises of Casablanca rabbinical court; books purchase; tefillin project in Meknes.

Morocco: Lubavitcher Yeshiva 1955

File MO.90: Morocco: Lubavitcher Yeshiva 1956

Old Folder Number: C.516.314B.1

Correspondence, memoranda regarding secular education within yeshivot; opening new schools; guidelines for more exact bookkeeping; projected budget.

Morocco: Lubavitcher Yeshiva 1956

File MO.91: Morocco: Lubavitcher Yeshiva 1957

Old Folder Number: C.56.314C

Correspondence, memoranda, tables, newspaper clippings regarding topics such as JDC representatives being allowed into Lubavitcher classrooms; budgets and expenditures; transfer of Casablanca institutions from crowded facilities to new building.

Morocco: Lubavitcher Yeshiva 1957

File MO.92: Morocco: Lubavitcher Yeshiva 1958-1960

Old Folder Number: C56.314 D

Memoranda, correspondence, article extract, cables, budgets, regarding the Lubavitch program in Morocco. Topics include subventions, canteens, proposal for girls’ school in Casablanca, building repairs.

Morocco: Lubavitcher Yeshiva 1958-1960

File MO.93: Morocco: Lubavitcher Yeshiva 1961-1964

Old Folder Number: C.56.314D.1

Correspondence regarding budgets, books, various schools, enrollment, repairs, of the Lubavitch education system in Morocco.

Morocco: Lubavitcher Yeshiva 1961-1964

Series 11: Jewish Organizations: Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants (OSE)

OSE was a medical organization that provided medical services to the Jewish community. Independent OSE organizations existed in various countries, including Morocco and Tangier, a situation that persisted even after Tangier was integrated into Morocco. OSE in Morocco had ties with the OSE World Union and British OSE. JDC’s involvement with medical care in Morocco was almost entirely through its subvention of and contacts with OSE Maroc, which received the vast majority of its funding from JDC. The files contain correspondence, reports, budgets, training course outlines, and other documents relating to subjects such as import of medicines, vaccination programs, mother and child health, OSE’s medical social service, screening of aliyah candidates when organized emigration was still legal, personnel, and budgeting. One file contains the manual of a clinic run by OSE with material on medical and administrative practices. Additional material relating to OSE can be found in the Subject Matter: Medical series.

File MO.94: Morocco: OSE 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: Med. 343

Correspondence, reports, memoranda, copy of speech, and notes regarding the program of Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants, its budget, aliyah medical examinations, purchase of a car, crises and politics within OSE Maroc, and suggested improvements in the Casablanca dispensary of OSE. The file was kept by JDC’s health department.

Morocco: OSE 1955-1956

File MO.95: Morocco: OSE 1955-1960, 1962

Old Folder Number: 23

Correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, and organizational statutes regarding Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants Maroc, including both medical and administrative matters.

Morocco: OSE 1955-1960, 1962

File MO.96: Morocco: OSE 1957-1960

Old Folder Number: Med. 344

Correspondence, reports, personnel development plan, employee list, and budgetary tables regarding the filling of the position of director, nursing services, the OSE budget, committee meetings, supplies, JDC-OSE relations, an OSE garderie, general personnel matters, the death of a patient at an OSE clinic, and other matters.

Morocco: OSE 1957-1960

File MO.97: Morocco: OSE Maroc 1961-1964

Old Folder Number: 1

Correspondence, reports, medical statistics, course outlines, list of OSE centers and services, list of vaccines, sample forms, and purchase request form regarding the Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants (OSE) program in general and specific subjects such as finances, a polio outbreak and vaccinations, the unexplained death of a child, medical supply imports, introduction of fees, medical purchases, transfer of a pharmacy depot, and medical screening.

Morocco: OSE Maroc 1961-1964

File MO.98: Morocco: OSE Budget 1957-1964

Old Folder Number: 3

Budgets of Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants (OSE) Maroc and related correspondence and reports.

Morocco: OSE Budget 1957-1964

File MO.99: Morocco: OSE Budget 1959-1960

Old Folder Number: Med.345.1

Budgets for the years 1959 and 1960 and related documents.

Morocco: OSE Budget 1959-1960

File MO.100: Morocco: OSE Budget 1961, 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: 1

Budgets of OSE-Maroc.

Morocco: OSE Budget 1961, 1963-1964

File MO.101: Morocco: OSE Centre PMI, Manuel du Centre 1958

Old Folder Number: 22

Bound manual for mother and child health center including material on medical practice and administration.

Morocco: OSE Centre PMI, Manuel du Centre 1958

File MO.102: Morocco: OSE Financial 1955-1958

Old Folder Number: Med. 345

Budgets, financial tables, correspondence, meeting notes, and cables regarding the budget and finances of Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants (OSE) Maroc.

Morocco: OSE Financial 1955-1958

File MO.104: Morocco: OSE Recruitment - Personnel 1955-1963

Old Folder Number: Med. 346

Tab containing monthly reports on activities of and changes at OSE, statistics, sample forms, and notes on the reports. Tab containing correspondence, salary adjustment plan, and salary scales. Tab containing correspondence on recruitment of staff. The file was kept by the medical department.

Morocco: OSE Recruitment – Personnel 1955-1963

File MO.105: Morocco: OSE Social Service 1957-1963

Old Folder Number: 4

Correspondence and reports regarding activities and personnel setup of social service of Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants Maroc.

Morocco: OSE Social Service 1957-1963

File MO.106: Morocco: Tangier - OSE 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: Med. 374

Correspondence and reports regarding Oeuvre de Secours a l’Enfance in Tangier, including general matters, equipment needs, and budget. Includes report on the year 1953.

Morocco: Tangier – OSE 1955-1957

Series 12: Jewish Organizations: ORT

ORT administered a number of vocational schools in Morocco. Some of the files in this series contain correspondence, memoranda, and other documents regarding various aspects of ORT’s activities, such as budgets, feeding programs for students, apprenticeships, the opening of an ORT program in Tetuan, concerns over potential nationalization of ORT schools, a proposed school for the deaf, and transfer of a piece of real estate from JDC to ORT. Three files contain monthly financial reports of ORT for 1962-1964 and one file includes statistical reports for 1964. In 1964 the number of students at ORT programs in Morocco varied by month from 924 to 1575.

File MO.107: Morocco: ORT 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: 13

Memoranda, tables, correspondence regarding topics including JDC grants to ORT; USDA supplies; scholarships; apprenticeships; budgets; a plot of land owned by JDC which ORT is interested in acquiring.

Morocco: ORT 1955-1956

File MO.108: Morocco: ORT 1957-1958

Old Folder Number: 26, 34

Correspondence, meeting minutes regarding ORT operations in Morocco. Topics include proposed school for the deaf, budget schedule; potential sale to ORT of JDC property in Casablanca.

Morocco: ORT 1957-1958

File MO.109: Morocco: ORT 1959-1964

Old Folder Number: C.56.307A

Correspondence, memoranda regarding canteens, transfer of property to ORT, emergency funds transferred to ORT as a result of their financial difficulties in Morocco; vehicles; possibility of government nationalizing Alliance and ORT schools.

Morocco: ORT 1959-1964

File MO.110: Morocco: ORT Monthly National Financial Reports 1962

Old Folder Number: 2

Monthly financial reports of ORT (Organization Reconstruction Travail) for the year 1962. Total expenditures for the year came to slightly over 3 million dirhams.

Morocco: ORT Monthly National Financial Reports 1962

File MO.111: Morocco: ORT Monthly National Financial Reports 1963

Old Folder Number: 3

ORT financial reports.

Morocco: ORT Monthly National Financial Reports 1963

File MO.112: Morocco: ORT Monthly National Financial Reports 1964

Old Folder Number: 12

ORT Financial reports.

Morocco: ORT Monthly National Financial Reports 1964

File MO.113: Morocco: ORT Monthly Statistical Reports 1964

Old Folder Number: 13

Monthly statistical reports on ORT students in Morocco in 1964. The number of students per month varied between a low of 924 and a high of 1575.

Morocco: ORT Monthly Statistical Reports 1964

File MO.114: Morocco: ORT - SAP Program 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: C.56.307A

Correspondence, newspaper clippings regarding apprenticeship program. In addition, includes newspaper photographs of Moe Beckelman visit; budgets; proposal for opening of joint ORT-Ozar Hatorah school; ORT interest in JDC-owned Casablanca property. Reports on the situation of the Jews in Morocco sent by ORT.

Morocco: ORT – SAP Program 1955-1957

File MO.115: Morocco: ORT Tetuan 1956-1957

Old Folder Number: 21, 25, 43

Newsletter, correspondence regarding opening of new ORT program in Tetuan, Spanish Morocco, with a $10,000 grant from JDC for equipment.

Morocco: ORT Tetuan 1956-1957

Series 13: Jewish Organizations: Ozar Hatorah

Ozar Hatorah is a Jewish educational organization that ran schools in Morocco and other North African and Middle Eastern countries. Ozar Hatorah schools had a religious orientation but also included secular subjects in their curriculum. The files contain correspondence, reports, notes on meetings, statistics, and other documents. Topics covered include the expansion of Ozar Hatorah’s program and the addition of new schools, budgets, the development of girls’ schools, personnel matters such as teacher recruitment, religious education, physical education, classroom functioning, summer camps, and other matters. One file focuses particularly on Ozar Hatorah schools in Tangier.

File MO.116: Morocco: Ozar Hatorah 1955

Old Folder Number: C.56.304.1A

Correspondence, memoranda, tables, meeting minutes, regarding Ozar Hatorah religious schools. Topics include physical education, Alliance teachers in Ozar Hatorah schools; budgets; withholding of teachers’ salaries; establishment of high schools; recruiting Israeli teachers.

Morocco: Ozar Hatorah 1955

File MO.117: Morocco: Ozar Hatorah 1956-1957

Old Folder Number: C.56.304.1B

Correspondence, memoranda, cables, report, newspaper clippings, statutes, tables, regarding Ozar Hatorah religious schools. Topics include Alliance teachers in Ozar Hatorah schools; budgets; proposal of boarding yeshiva in Casablanca and overall expansion; recruiting personnel from Israel, Europe and U.S.

Morocco: Ozar Hatorah 1956-1957

File MO.118: Morocco: Ozar Hatorah 1957-1959

Old Folder Number: C.56.304.1.C

Correspondence, reports, notes, file memoranda, budget, job description, exercise instructions, musical notation, articles on religious subjects, and Shabbat time calendar. Topics covered include Ozar Hatorah’s budget, hours of Hebrew and religious instruction, a dispute between Ozar Hatorah and the Alliance Israelite Universelle, schools, disputes within Ozar Hatorah, control of the Rue des Anglais school in Casablanca, requests for funding from the Central British Fund, and leadership changes.

Morocco: Ozar Hatorah 1957-1959

File MO.119: Morocco: Ozar Hatorah 1959-1960

Old Folder Number: C-56.304.1.D

Correspondence, reports, notes on meetings, budgets, and file memoranda regarding Ozar Hatorah’s program in Morocco, teacher salaries, administration of Ozar Hatorah in Morocco, budgets, secondary education, health insurance, the Rue des Anglais school in Casablanca, and responses to nationalization of some Alliance schools.

Morocco: Ozar Hatorah 1959-1960

File MO.120: Morocco: Ozar Hatorah 1961

Old Folder Number: C-56.304.1.D.1

Correspondence, reports, budgets, notes on meetings, program of Torah education seminar, page of questions and solutions regarding Chanukah, and descriptions of classroom activities. Topics covered include the Ozar Hatorah budget and budget increases, visits by Ozar Hatorah leaders to Morocco and Europe, needs of particular Ozar Hatorah schools, construction of schools and classrooms, and southern village communities.

Morocco: Ozar Hatorah 1961

File MO.121: Morocco: Ozar Hatorah 1962

Old Folder Number: CA-56.304.1.E

Correspondence, budgets, report, minutes of meeting, personnel statutes, and student statistics regarding Ozar Hatorah’s program in Morocco, including budgeting, staffing and personnel, a summer camp, educational program, effects of emigration, feeding program, school repairs, and girls’ education.

Morocco: Ozar Hatorah 1962

File MO.122: Morocco: Ozar Hatorah 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: CA-56.304.1.E.1

Correspondence, personnel statutes, and student and exam statistics regarding the Ozar Hatorah program in Morocco, including personnel matters, changes in student populations, matters pertaining to particular schools, a visit by Isaac Shalom, monetary contributions, school construction, and educational booklets.

Morocco: Ozar Hatorah 1963-1964

File MO.123: Morocco: Tangier: Ozar Hatorah Educational Institutions 1957-1964

Old Folder Number: 56.704 “B”

Correspondence, reports, budgetary materials, and list of graduates regarding Ozar Hatorah schools in Tangier, including matters of budget, educational program, and personnel.

Morocco: Tangier: Ozar Hatorah Educational Institutions 1957-1964

Series 14: Organizations: Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)

File MO.124: Morocco: Unicef 1957, 1959, 1963

Old Folder Number: C-56.320

Letters regarding a discussion with a UNICEF official and potential use of soy flour. Recommendations of the UNICEF executive director for allocations to health services in Morocco.

Morocco: Unicef 1957, 1959, 1963

Series 15: Subject Matter: Case Files

This is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

File MO.124: Morocco: Unicef 1957, 1959, 1963

Old Folder Number: C-56.320

Letters regarding a discussion with a UNICEF official and potential use of soy flour. Recommendations of the UNICEF executive director for allocations to health services in Morocco.

Morocco: Unicef 1957, 1959, 1963

Series 16: Subject Matter: Child Care

This series includes reports, correspondence, memoranda, statistical materials, plans for training courses, and other documents relating to the many nurseries and kindergartens supported by JDC, usually referred to in the files as garderies, and to the Murdoch Bengio children’s home. The garderies, which were generally run by the Jewish communities or by organizations such as OSE, provided physical nourishment through feeding programs and stimulating environments for the small children, many of who otherwise might have been left alone in the streets of the mellah or educated in hedarim providing what JDC considered to be an inadequate environment for young children. A major topic covered in the series is the recruitment, training, and retention of personnel, which were constant issues because of turnover due to salary competition, emigration, and teachers leaving or reducing their activity due to marriage and childbirth. Some of the other subjects covered in the files are the expansion of the program, reactions to smaller populations during periods of heavy emigration, Hebrew education and enriched Jewish content, budgets, contributions from the Central British Fund, school and classroom functioning, and competition with hedarim and regular school classes for young children. JDC was involved in providing funds for the nurseries and kindergartens, providing food supplies and guidance for the feeding programs in these institutions, training teachers, and providing guidance in the administration of the programs. JDC staff assigned to the garderie program included Dorothy Beers, Katya Roberts (who dealt specifically with enriching Jewish content), Minette Jee, Mary Grist, and Evelyn Peters.

File MO.127: Morocco: Admission Procedures - Communaute Israelite Garderies 1960

Old Folder Number: MOR/11/10

English and French versions of document describing admission priorities to garderies.

Morocco: Admission Procedures – Communaute Israelite Garderies 1960

File MO.128: Morocco: Day Care Budget 1956-1960, 1964

Old Folder Number: MOR/4

Correspondence and financial tables regarding the budget and financing of nurseries, training programs, and the stenciling of educational material to be used in the day care program.

Morocco: Day Care Budget 1956-1960, 1964

File MO.129: Morocco: Day Care Correspondence 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: 2

Correspondence and memoranda regarding nurseries.

Morocco: Day Care Correspondence 1963-1964

File MO.131: Morocco: Day Care Personnel and Salaries 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: 1

Lists of nursery personnel, statistics on personnel, and correspondence relating to personnel matters.

Morocco: Day Care Personnel and Salaries 1958-1964

File MO.132: Morocco: Day Care Personnel Regulations 1959

Old Folder Number: 21 or MOR/18/10

Personnel regulations.

Morocco: Day Care Personnel Regulations 1959

File MO.133: Morocco: Day Care Program 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: C.56.311

Correspondence, report, memoranda regarding educational program for young children. Topics include cooperation with Alliance Israelite; expansion of program; personnel training program; personnel vacancies on administrative level and within individual kindergartens.

Morocco: Day Care Program 1955-1956

File MO.134: Morocco: Day Care Program 1956-1959

Old Folder Number: 56.311A

Memoranda, correspondence, cables, newspaper clippings, reports, regarding training and hiring of personnel, providing funding for furniture, including to those programs being set up by Moroccan government to replace those run by the French. In addition, topics include enriching Jewish content for older children; weighing pros and cons of publicizing programs; inspection of programs at various locations; building of facilities. Includes the summary of a meeting hosted by Eleanor Roosevelt.

Morocco: Day Care Program 1956-1959

File MO.135: Morocco: Day Care Program 1960-1961

Old Folder Number: 56.311A.1

Reports, memoranda, correspondence, charts regarding staff, facilities of nurseries and kindergartens through out Morocco. Topics include retention of staff, training, hiring more teachers to bring the ratio to 2 teachers for 50 children; contributions of Central British Fund towards some projects. Two staff members killed in Agadir earthquake in 1960.

Morocco: Day Care Program 1960-1961

File MO.136: Morocco: Day Care Program 1962

Old Folder Number: C.56.311B

Reports, correspondence, memoranda, schedules, drawings and pictures, tables, regarding nurseries and kindergartens through out the country. Topics include effects on school system of fewer children and personnel due to emigration; staff training and evaluation; applications for grants from Jewish Child’s Day; enriched Hebrew program for oldest children.

Morocco: Day Care Program 1962

File MO.137: Morocco: Day Care Program 1963

Old Folder Number: C.56.311B.1

Reports, correspondence, memoranda, tables, regarding nurseries and kindergartens through out the country. Topics include coping with dwindling numbers of students and teachers due to emigration; applications for grants from Jewish Child’s Day; training courses; Hebrew teaching pilot program; competition with heders for youngest children and description of conditions therein.

Morocco: Day Care Program 1963

File MO.138: Morocco: Day Care Program 1964

Old Folder Number: C.58.311C

Correspondence, equipment lists, memoranda, reports, tables, conference schedule, meeting minutes, regarding nurseries and kindergartens through out the country. Topics include two year olds in hedarim rather than in nurseries; reporting to Jewish Child’s Day and Central British Fund evaluating requests for and implementation of donated funds; increased anti-Semitic activity motivating many more to emigrate; difficulties of planning in the face of continued mass exodus.

Morocco: Day Care Program 1964

File MO.139: Morocco: Day Care Reports 1958-1960

Old Folder Number: 4

General reports and field trip reports regarding the day care program in Morocco, including the functioning of preschools and personnel issues in a number of different localities. Programs for teacher training courses.

Morocco: Day Care Reports 1958-1960

File MO.140: Morocco: Day Care Reports 1961-1962

Old Folder Number: 4.1

Reports, list of teachers and directrices, and program of training courses regarding nursery schools. Most of the reports focus on personnel matters. Letter regarding police harassment of employee.

Morocco: Day Care Reports 1961-1962

File MO.141: Morocco: Day Care Reports 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: 3

Reports, minutes of meetings, and statistics regarding nurseries for young children. Plan of training course for teachers. Emigration strongly affected the program during these years.

Morocco: Day Care Reports 1963-1964

File MO.142: Morocco: Day Care Statistics 1957-1964

Old Folder Number: MOR/9

Statistical material regarding nursery schools and kindergartens in Morocco, including figures on enrollment, attendance, teachers, and list of trainees in teacher-training programs.

Morocco: Day Care Statistics 1957-1964

File MO.143: Morocco: Home Bengio Reports 1957, 1961-1964

Old Folder Number: S.S. 22

Reports, statistics, and committee member list regarding the Murdoch Bengio children’s home.

Morocco: Home Bengio Reports 1957, 1961-1964

File MO.144: Morocco: Marrakesh Garderie 1961-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.334

Correspondence regarding title nursery school and funding for it by the Women’s Division of the Central British Fund. Includes a detailed report on the mellah environment and the setup and schedule of activities in the garderie by Mary Grist.

Morocco: Marrakesh Garderie 1961-1964

File MO.145: Morocco: Reports on Field Trips to Morocco 1958-1963

Old Folder Number: C-56.317

Reports on garderies in Morocco and teacher training for the garderies.

Morocco: Reports on Field Trips to Morocco 1958-1963

Series 17: Subject Matter: Disaster Relief

Two of the files deal with the response to the earthquake which struck the city of Agadir on February 29, 1960 and destroyed much of the city, leaving approximately 12,000 dead, among them approximately 1,500 Jews out of 2,300 who had resided in the city. The files contain correspondence, cables, survivor lists, press releases, news clippings, supply lists, and financial tables regarding the earthquake and aid provided to survivors. A JDC truck was the first aid from a private agency to arrive on the scene, and the supplies were handed over to the government for distribution. Subsequently, JDC helped with the relief and rehabilitation of Jewish survivors, many of whom moved to Casablanca after the earthquake. This aid was provided in cooperation with local Jewish communities that took in the survivors and with foreign Jewish communities that donated for their benefit. JDC also made a monetary contribution towards the general rescue and relief efforts. One file deals with money and surplus supplies donated by JDC for the benefit of flood victims in Morocco in 1963.

File MO.146: Morocco: Aid to Victims of Agadir Earthquake February-March 1960

Old Folder Number: C-56.325

Correspondence, cables, news clippings, lists of Jewish survivors, press releases, and supply lists regarding title earthquake, the situation of Jewish survivors, and aid activities by JDC and other Jewish organizations.

Morocco: Aid to Victims of Agadir Earthquake February-March 1960

File MO.147: Morocco: Aid to Victims of Agadir Earthquake 1960-1961

Old Folder Number: C-56.325 “A”

Correspondence, file memoranda, press release, cables, newspaper clippings, and financial table regarding aid provided to earthquake victims by JDC and contributing Jewish organizations and the situation of the survivors.

Morocco: Aid to Victims of Agadir Earthquake 1960-1961

File MO.148: Morocco: Floods 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.332

Correspondence and cables regarding floods in Morocco and relief aid provided by JDC.

Morocco: Floods 1963-1964

Series 18: Subject Matter: Education

The files contain correspondence, reports, financial and statistical tables, minutes of meetings, and other documents regarding Jewish education in Morocco and a few other topics regarding religion and recreation. Some of the major organizations providing formal and informal education that received funding from the JDC were the Alliance Israelite Universelle, Ozar Hatorah, Lubavitch, Departement Educatif de la Jeunesse Juive au Maroc (DEJJ), and Association pour l’Enseignement Religieux-Hebraique (renamed Maghen David in 1960). Subjects covered in the files include general trends in education, matters pertaining to particular organizations or institutions, textbooks and religious books, Hebrew education, education of girls, teacher training, budgets, classroom functioning, and other matters. Notable educational trends in these years were the expansion of higher levels of education, increasing demand for religious education for girls, and the improvement of Hebrew education. Notable individuals appearing in this series who worked primarily in the educational field include Stanley Abramovitch, who was based at JDC’s European headquarters; André Fraenckel, who worked for JDC in Morocco; and Rabbi Z. Waltner, one of the leaders of Ozar Hatorah in Morocco. Additional material relating to education may be found the following series: Jewish Organizations: Alliance Israelite Universelle (AIU), Jewish Organizations: Lubavitch, Jewish Organizations: ORT, and Jewish Organizations: Ozar Hatorah.

File MO.149: Morocco: Cultural and Educational 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: C.56.304B

Correspondence, tables, meeting minutes, cable, memoranda, illustrated brochure regarding implementation of recreational programs for children; use of school buildings after hours; proposed youth center; Jewish population statistics; printing books; recruiting foreign educational personnel; evening Hebrew classes; Ozar Hatorah Kollel; Meknes tefillin project; Sefrou yeshiva and girls school.

Morocco: Cultural and Educational 1955-1957

File MO.150: Morocco: Cultural and Educational 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.304.C

Correspondence, reports, personnel and student statistics, copies of resolutions from national meetings on education, and booklet regarding the state of Jewish education in Morocco, educational organizations and institutions, printing and distribution of textbooks and religious books, scholarships, rabbinical tribunals, education of the blind, teacher seminars, and other matters pertaining to education.

Morocco: Cultural and Educational 1958-1964

File MO.151: Morocco: Education 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: Ed. 13

Correspondence, proposals for educational programs, financial tables, and notes regarding educational matters in Morocco, including kindergartens, teacher training, religious education, educational personnel, the budget for the religious, educational, and cultural program, and other matters.

Morocco: Education 1955-1956

File MO.152: Morocco: Education 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: 7

Correspondence, statistics, and report regarding education in Morocco, budgets and financing of the educational program, and potential studies of schools and whether there are impediments to their success. The material primarily relates to the school systems of the Alliance Israelite Universelle, Ozar Hatorah, and Lubavitch. The file was originally kept by the budget department.

Morocco: Education 1963-1964

File MO.153: Morocco: Education Reports 1955

Old Folder Number: Ed.12

Minutes of meetings, general reports, field trip reports, and related correspondence and notes regarding education in Morocco. The reports cover both wider trends of education as well as details of the functioning of classrooms. Report from 1947 covering JDC activities in North Africa in general.

Morocco: Education Reports 1955

File MO.154: Morocco: Education Supplies 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: Ed. 10

Correspondence, book lists, purchase orders, and shipping tickets regarding the purchase, distribution, and printing of religious and educational books and ritual items.

Morocco: Education Supplies 1955-1956

File MO.155: Morocco: Moral Standard of Jewish Girls in Morocco 1959

Old Folder Number: C-56.321

Report by Rabbi Waltner regarding alleged prevalence of promiscuity and prostitution among young Jewish women in Morocco and proposal to increase the number of schools to deal with the problem. Correspondence relating to the report and proposed solution.

Morocco: Moral Standard of Jewish Girls in Morocco 1959

File MO.156: Morocco: Study on Education in Morocco 1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.336

Correspondence, minutes of meetings, and draft outlines of a plan to study education in Morocco. Report on seminar for directrices of garderies.

Morocco: Study on Education in Morocco 1964

File MO.157: Morocco: Tangier: Education 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: C-56.704″A”

Correspondence regarding the budget and educational program of the Ets Hayim Yeshivah, particularly JDC’s role in financing the yeshivah. Correspondence on Alliance and ORT schools in Tetuan, a talmud torah, and Hebrew courses. Report on religious school for girls in Tangier.

Morocco: Tangier: Education 1955-1956

Series 19: Subject Matter: Emigration

The material concerns the ending of Jewish Agency activities in Morocco in 1956 and renewed granting of passports and exit permits to Jews after a period of strict regulation. See file records for details. The relaxation of regulations allowed the free emigration of Moroccan Jews on a massive scale.

File MO.158: Morocco: Emigration and Other Matters 1956

Old Folder Number: 540

Correspondence, cables, copy of contract, copy of speech, and copy of U.S. law. The main topics covered are the closing of Jewish Agency/Cadima activities in Morocco, arranging emigration for residents of the camp that the Jewish Agency had been using, and ending a lease for the camp property that was held by JDC.

Morocco: Emigration and Other Matters 1956

File MO.159: Morocco: Passports and Exit Visas for Moroccans 1960, 1962

Old Folder Number: C-56.328

Correspondence regarding the availability and issuance of passports and exit visas to Moroccan Jews and Muslims.

Morocco: Passports and Exit Visas for Moroccans 1960, 1962

Series 20: Subject Matter: Medical

This series contains correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, charts, course syllabi, articles from medical journals, forms, and other documents regarding JDC’s medical activities in Morocco. The direct medical activities funded by JDC in Morocco were carried out by Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants (OSE), but JDC had more direct roles in fields such as personnel training, advising OSE and organizations running institutions such as schools and old age homes, and the purchase of medicines. Topics covered in the series include the treatment of diseases such as trachoma, conjunctivitis, ringworm, and tuberculosis; vaccinations; mother and infant health; school health services; training of nurses; purchase of medicines and medical equipment; studies of diseases and treatments; personnel; a school for the deaf; budgets; medical emergencies; food packages; and the reorganization of medical services in Tangier. The focus of JDC’s activities was on children and mothers, and major improvements were made in the incidence of serious diseases. Some of the individuals involved in the medical program who appear in this series are Myer Herman; Helen Cohn, who was involved in nursing services; Fred Tavill, a director of OSE Maroc; William Schmidt, the director of JDC’s medical department in European headquarters; Alexander Gonik, who at various times served either as the director of JDC’s medical department or as the head of the OSE World Union; Perry Haber; and F. Mosberg, a director of OSE Maroc. Additional material regarding medical matters can be found in the Jewish Organizations: Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants (OSE) series. Another related series is the Subject Matter: Nutrition series.

File MO.160: Morocco: Handicapped Children 1958-1960, 1962, 1964

Old Folder Number: 5

Reports, correspondence, and memoranda regarding orthopedic treatment of children, organized in conjunction with the OSE, and procedures for the coordination of this activity.

Morocco: Handicapped Children 1958-1960, 1962, 1964

File MO.161: Morocco: School Health Care 1959-1960, 1964

Old Folder Number: 7

Correspondence, statistics, student list, and vaccination survey card relating to health issues in schools, including a typhoid fever epidemic, vaccinations, diphtheria cases, school health services, a study of education, and napping equipment for children. The file was kept by the medical department.

Morocco: School Health Care 1959-1960, 1964

File MO.162: Morocco: Communicable Diseases - Ringworm 1959-1963

Old Folder Number: 7

Correspondence, reports, statistics, treatment project plan, article, booklet, and purchase order form regarding the treatment of ringworm, particularly through the use of griseofulvin.

Morocco: Communicable Diseases – Ringworm 1959-1963

File MO.163: Morocco: Communicable Diseases - Trachoma and General 1959, 1961, 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: 8

Correspondence, memoranda, report, statistics, and examples of medical forms regarding the treatment of trachoma, conjunctivitis, and other eye diseases. Memorandum from the health department regarding the keeping of animals on institution premises.

Morocco: Communicable Diseases – Trachoma and General 1959, 1961, 1963-1964

File MO.164: Morocco: Integrated Family Health Service 1957-1958

Old Folder Number: Med. 351

Correspondence regarding setting up a pilot project for a family health service and proposals for how to do so.

Morocco: Integrated Family Health Service 1957-1958

File MO.165: Morocco: Le Traitement des Teignes Marocaines 1955

Old Folder Number: 85

Copy of title article from the journal Maroc-Médical.

Morocco: Le Traitement des Teignes Marocaines 1955

File MO.166: Morocco: London Jewish Hospital General 1959-1964

Old Folder Number: 213

Correspondence, photograph, regarding nurses sent for training at the London Jewish Hospital in cooperation with British OSE. Topics include recruitment in both Morocco and Iran, holiday grants, passport issues, as well as the students’ progress. The plan was discontinued as it did not fulfill its goal of providing trained Jewish nurses for Morocco.

Morocco: London Jewish Hospital General 1959-1964

File MO.168: Morocco: Maternal and Child Care 1955-1958

Old Folder Number: Med. 326

Correspondence, statistics, minutes of meetings, reports, sample medical forms, and patient circulation diagrams regarding prenatal care, births, breastfeeding, vaccinations, health centers for mothers and babies, and donation of medicines to organizations helping Algerian refugee children in Morocco.

Morocco: Maternal and Child Care 1955-1958

File MO.169: Morocco: Maternal and Child Care 1956-1958

Old Folder Number: Med. 328

Correspondence and price estimates regarding equipment for sterile milk bottling. Memorandum and notes regarding prenatal care.

Morocco: Maternal and Child Care 1956-1958

File MO.170: Morocco: Medical Field Trips 1955-1960

Old Folder Number: Med. 324

Reports, correspondence, and notes regarding field trips relating to medical issues and the findings of these trips.

Morocco: Medical Field Trips 1955-1960

File MO.171: Morocco: Medical Field Trips 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: 5

Reports on field trips relating to health, medicine, and feeding programs.

Morocco: Medical Field Trips 1958-1964

File MO.172: Morocco: Medical General I 1955-1957, 1959-1960

Old Folder Number: Med. 319

Tab on Tetuan medical services containing reports, plans, and correspondence from 1959-1960 regarding a reorganization of the services. Chart showing financial receipts of organizations and activities in Morocco and their sources for 1956. Correspondence from 1955 regarding a school for the deaf and dumb. Correspondence from 1955-1956 regarding a potential study of parasitic infections in Morocco or in a transit camp in Marseille. Blank medical forms.

Morocco: Medical General I 1955-1957, 1959-1960

File MO.173: Morocco: Medical General II 1955-1958

Old Folder Number: Med. 334

Reports, lists of nurses containing educational and professional information, and correspondence regarding the OSE-Maroc nursing service and training programs. Correspondence and purchase request forms concerning medical literature.

Morocco: Medical General II 1955-1958

File MO.174: Morocco: Medical General III 1955-1956, 1958-1960, 1962

Old Folder Number: Med. 349

Reports, correspondence, course outlines, and organizational bulletin regarding various matters related to health and medicine, including public health training for social workers, recruitment for OSE positions, potential aid to Algerian refugees, contacts with the ministry of health, and other matters. Two documents are from 1947 and 1949.

Morocco: Medical General III 1955-1956, 1958-1960, 1962

File MO.175: Morocco: Medical Institutions 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: Med. 325

Correspondence and notes regarding the Ben Ahmed Sanatorium. Minutes of staff meeting of the OSE dispensary “la Maternelle.” Includes copies of documents from before 1955.

Morocco: Medical Institutions 1955-1957

File MO.176: Morocco: Medical Miscellaneous 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: 11

Correspondence, minutes of meetings, and report regarding various matters such as medical news, disaster response, resuscitation of sick babies, conferences, vaccines, the general direction of JDC in Morocco, and care for the aged.

Morocco: Medical Miscellaneous 1958-1964

File MO.177: Morocco: Medical Miscellaneous - General Correspondence 1955-1958

Old Folder Number: Med. 333

Correspondence, minutes of meeting, booklet for event honoring Jack Sabah, file note, and article regarding medical matters, sanitation, Jewish demographics, OSE leadership and visitors.

Morocco: Medical Miscellaneous – General Correspondence 1955-1958

File MO.178: Morocco: Medical OSE 1955

Old Folder Number: 11

Correspondence, contract, tables, and press clippings regarding study and treatment of particular diseases, nutritional aspects of the feeding program, a school for the deaf and mute, OSE personnel, and other medical matters. Ouvre de Secours aux Enfants (OSE) was responsible for the medical activities that JDC funded in Morocco, and many of the topics covered in the file relate to their activities.

Morocco: Medical OSE 1955

File MO.179: Morocco: Medical OSE 1956

Old Folder Number: 11.1

Correspondence, report, cables, tables, menus, and news clipping regarding nutrition studies and implementation of nutrition program changes; the leadership, salaries, staffing, and budget of Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfant (OSE) in Morocco; a school for the deaf; health aspects of the housing situation of Jews in Sefrou; medical services related to aliyah; and medical equipment.

Morocco: Medical OSE 1956

File MO.180: Morocco: Medical OSE 1957

Old Folder Number: C.56.310C

Cables, correspondence, meeting minutes, speech transcripts, journal article, tables, reports, memoranda, regarding reorganization of OSE Morocco; school for the deaf to become part of Alliance-ORT network rather than under OSE’s auspices; budgets; nutrition program; food packages; Jack Sabah’s appointment to the Legion of Honor.

Morocco: Medical OSE 1957

File MO.181: Morocco: Medical OSE 1957-1958

Old Folder Number: C.56.310D

Meeting minutes, memoranda, charts, cables, reports, correspondence related to cooperative efforts between JDC and OSE in Morocco. Topics include food distribution, gift of anti-biotics to country, projected budgets, personnel.

Morocco: Medical OSE 1957-1958

File MO.182: Morocco: Medical OSE 1959

Old Folder Number: C.56.310D.1

Reports, correspondence, newspaper clipping, cables, meeting summaries, related to cooperative efforts between JDC and OSE in Morocco. Topics include field trip, unstable political situation, personnel, canteens, and other matters.

Morocco: Medical OSE 1959

File MO.183: Morocco: Medical OSE 1960-1961

Old Folder Number: C.56.310E

Correspondence, charts, reports, article, course curricula, regarding joint work done by OSE and JDC. Topics include field trips, nurses training, food poisoning, import of medical supplies including vaccines. Includes material on a donation of clothes by JDC to the Moroccan Red Cross after cooking oil contamination in Meknes led to widespread paralysis.

Morocco: Medical OSE 1960-1961

File MO.184: Morocco: Medical OSE 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: C.56.310E.1

Correspondence, memoranda, cables, reports, booklet, newspaper clipping, course curricula, regarding joint work done by OSE and JDC. Topics include field trips, nutrition, training for nutrition personnel, import of drugs, budget, visit of medical advisory board, care for elderly, donations by British OSE.

Morocco: Medical OSE 1962-1964

File MO.185: Morocco: Medical Professional Education 1955-1958

Old Folder Number: Med. 241

Correspondence, reports, training program proposals, and syllabi regarding training of nursing staff and auxiliary social workers, government training programs, and other types of professional education and scholarships in the medical field.

Morocco: Medical Professional Education 1955-1958

File MO.186: Morocco: Medical Supplies 1955-1958

Old Folder Number: Med. 329

Correspondence and purchase forms regarding availability, purchase, shipping, use, or repair of medical equipment, medicines, medical literature, milk, and food supplies.

Morocco: Medical Supplies 1955-1958

File MO.187: Morocco: Medical Supplies 1958-1962

Old Folder Number: Med. 330

Correspondence, purchase request forms, and lists of medicines regarding the necessity, prices, importation permission, purchase, donation, and usage of medicines, medical equipment, a model ear, and milk.

Morocco: Medical Supplies 1958-1962

File MO.188: Morocco: Medical Supplies 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: Med. 331

Correspondence, purchase order forms, and supply lists regarding availability, usefulness, purchase, donation, shipping, and storage of vaccines, medicines, milk, uniforms, mattresses, peanut butter, fish, pillows, a washing machine, spectacles, and other medical equipment.

Morocco: Medical Supplies 1963-1964

File MO.188.1: Morocco: Nurses Training 1959-1960

Old Folder Number: 3

Course outlines and lecture notes regarding training of nurses.

Morocco: Nurses Training 1959-1960

File MO.189: Morocco: Nursing Personnel 1958-1962, 1964

Old Folder Number: 11

Classification and salary recommendations, correspondence regarding personnel practices, and recruitment and training of nursing personnel.

Morocco: Nursing Personnel 1958-1962, 1964

File MO.190: Morocco: Nursing Service 1958-1962, 1964

Old Folder Number: 12

Correspondence, schedules and programs of training courses, and field trip reports regarding training, activities of the nursing service in Morocco, plans for the nursing service, visitors, nursing students receiving stipends from OSE, personnel matters, training in London for student nurses, proposal for housing the aged in Fes, and other matters relating to nursing.

Morocco: Nursing Service 1958-1962, 1964

File MO.191: Morocco: Résultats de Trois Années de Traitement Massif du Trachome de la Population Indigène du Maroc dans le Cadre de L'Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants (OSE-Maroc) 1957
File MO.192: Morocco: Sanitation and Health Education 1955-1959

Old Folder Number: Med. 323

Correspondence regarding fly control, accommodations, and food hygiene. Health educational materials.

Morocco: Sanitation and Health Education 1955-1959

File MO.193: Morocco: Scholarships General I 1955, 1958, 1961, 1963

Old Folder Number: 242

Correspondence, cables, memoranda, curriculum, regarding medical and nutrition program scholarships.

Morocco: Scholarships General I 1955, 1958, 1961, 1963

File MO.194: Morocco: Scholarships General II 1955-1956, 1961-1964

Old Folder Number: 243

Correspondence, report, regarding medical and nursing scholarships.

Morocco: Scholarships General II 1955-1956, 1961-1964

File MO.195: Morocco: Tangier: Benchimol Hospital Centralization of Medical Services 1957-1963

Old Folder Number: C.56.709

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and summary of meeting regarding title hospital, which served needy Jewish patients. Most of the file deals with requests for funding by the hospital and centralization of medical services of the Jewish community in Tangier.

Morocco: Tangier: Benchimol Hospital Centralization of Medical Services 1957-1963

File MO.196: Morocco: Tangier: Medical 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: Med. 377

Correspondence and purchase order forms regarding medicines, medical equipment, a request of funding for the Benchimol Hospital, and other medical matters. The file was kept by the Health Department.

Morocco: Tangier: Medical 1955-1957

File MO.197: Morocco: Tangier: Medical Activity Reports 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: Med. 376

Medical statistics regarding Tangier. Report on Melilla.

Morocco: Tangier: Medical Activity Reports 1955-1956

File MO.198: Morocco: Tangier: Medical Miscellaneous 1959-1963

Old Folder Number: 19

Correspondence, project plans, summary of meeting, blueprint, and article regarding medical matters in Tangier, primarily the centralization and integration of the various Jewish medical services in the city at the Benchimol Hospital.

Morocco: Tangier: Medical Miscellaneous 1959-1963

File MO.199: Morocco: Tangier: Medical Miscellaneous 1959-1963

Old Folder Number: 12

Correspondence and promotional brochure regarding a donation made for the purchase of an X-ray machine and the eventual purchase of such a machine.

Morocco: Tangier: Medical Supplies X-Ray Equipment 1959-1961, 1963

File MO.200: Morocco: Tangier: OSE and Medical 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: C-56.705

Correspondence regarding medical matters and the budget for OSE Tangier.

Morocco: Tangier: OSE and Medical 1955-1956

File MO.201: Morocco: Tangier: OSE and Medical 1957-1964

Old Folder Number: 56.705″A”

Correspondence regarding a reorganization of medical services in Tangier, an intended donation of an X-ray machine to OSE Tangier, the OSE budget, and the legal registration of OSE Tangier.

Morocco: Tangier: OSE and Medical 1957-1964

File MO.202: Morocco: Trachoma 1955 (1 of 2)

Old Folder Number: Med. 320

Correspondence, statistics, and report regarding trachoma treatment.

Morocco: Trachoma 1955 (1 of 2)

File MO.203: Morocco: Trachoma 1955 (2 of 2)

Old Folder Number: Med. 321

Report on trachoma project and map of anti-trachoma campaign in the mellah of Marrakesh.

Morocco: Trachoma 1955 (2 of 2)

File MO.204: Morocco: Traitement de Masse des Teignes par la Griséofulvine 1964

Old Folder Number: 79

Copy of January 1964 edition of Maroc Medical, a journal containing title article by OSE doctors.

Morocco: Traitement de Masse des Teignes par la Griséofulvine 1964

File MO.205: Morocco: Tuberculosis and Venereal Disease 1955-1959

Old Folder Number: Med. 329

Correspondence, reports, minutes of meeting regarding tuberculosis, organizations helping tubercular people, the Ben Ahmed sanatorium, the incidence of syphilis among the Jewish population, and OSE participation in a campaign against venereal disease.

Morocco: Tuberculosis and Venereal Disease 1955-1959

Series 21: Subject Matter: Nutrition

The series includes reports, correspondence, statistical tables, menu plans, course outlines, project plans, articles, minutes of meetings, recipes, graphs, and other documents regarding the nutrition program in Morocco. Feeding and nutrition programs supported by JDC included school feeding programs, baby bottle preparation and distribution centers, nutrition education for pregnant women and new mothers, and the distribution of food parcels to the needy and to individuals with special health needs. Some of the developments documented in the files are nutritional studies carried out by Jean Tremolieres and Françoise Vinit of the Institut National d’Hygiène and the application of their findings, testing and introduction of new food types in the feeding programs, assistance in the development of recipes and menus to meet both nutritional needs and budgetary constraints, advising in the field of food hygiene and preventing contamination, training of feeding program workers, and the introduction of nutritional education courses for mothers.

File MO.206: Morocco: Adult Nutrition Project 1964

Old Folder Number: 2

Correspondence, project proposals, and memoranda regarding projects on family nutrition and treatment of parasitological diseases. British Jewry was involved in encouraging the proposals in connection with Oxfam and World Health Organization projects.

Morocco: Adult Nutrition Project 1964

File MO.207: Morocco: Etude sur l'Alimentation de Certains Groupes de la Population Israelite du Maroc et de l'Etat de Nutrition Correspondant 1955
File MO.208: Morocco: Etude sur les Cantines Scolaires en Milieu Israelite Marocain 1956

Old Folder Number: 13

Detailed report on study of school canteens in Morocco. Includes menus, statistics of numbers of children fed in various schools; nutritional value of meals.

Morocco: Etude sur les Cantines Scolaires en Milieu Israelite Marocain 1956

File MO.209: Morocco: Feeding Program 1959-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.326

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, recommendations, minutes of meeting, financial tables, and menu regarding the state of feeding programs and food parcel program and suggested changes, government subventions for feeding programs, investigation of the feeding program prompted by complaints of its inadequacy by a potential donor, proposed feeding projects, and the potential charging of fees to beneficiaries.

Morocco: Feeding Program 1959-1964

File MO.210: Morocco: Infant Feeding Programme in Morocco 1964

Old Folder Number: 23

Article by Perry Haber reprinted from the Health Education Journal regarding pilot project of education and distribution of supplies to improve infant feeding.

Morocco: Infant Feeding Programme in Morocco 1964

File MO.211: Morocco: Infant Nutrition Project 1962-1963

Old Folder Number: 1

Correspondence, proposals for infant nutrition education program and related staff training, course outline, and progress report regarding infant nutrition project.

Morocco: Infant Nutrition Project 1962-1963

File MO.212: Morocco: Infant Nutrition Project 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: C.56.310.2

Proposal for an infant nutrition project, progress reports, and correspondence regarding funding for the project by the Central British Fund, Freedom from Hunger Campaign, and British OSE. The project focused on education for mothers of infants regarding feeding practices and food preparation.

Morocco: Infant Nutrition Project 1963-1964

File MO.213: Morocco: Infant Nutrition Project and Fish Flour Project 1964

Old Folder Number: 4

Reports, outline of mother education courses, correspondence, and financial charts regarding an infant nutrition project, funding for the nutrition project by the Central British Fund, and a project to use fish flour in feeding programs.

Morocco: Infant Nutrition Project and Fish Flour Project 1964

File MO.214: Morocco: Maternal and Child Health: Biberonneries 1955-1958

Old Folder Number: Med.326.1

Statistical reports on biberonneries (bottled milk distribution centers) and related correspondence. The biberonneries were located in Casablanca, Marrakesh, Fez, Sefrou, and Salé.

Morocco: Maternal and Child Health: Biberonneries 1955-1958

File MO.215: Morocco: Maternal and Child Health: Biberonneries 1958-1962

Old Folder Number: Med.327

Monthly statistical reports on biberonneries in Casablanca, Marrakesh, Fez, Sefrou, and Sale. Other reports on biberonneries. Correspondence related to the reports.

Morocco: Maternal and Child Health: Biberonneries 1958-1962

File MO.216: Morocco: Maternal and Child Health: Biberonneries 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: 6

Statistics on the activities of biberonneries, baby bottle services, and correspondence and excerpt of report regarding the closing of a biberonnerie.

Morocco: Maternal and Child Health: Biberonneries 1963-1964

File MO.217: Morocco: Méthode Utilisée pour le Développement de l'Aminentation Scolaire dans Certains Groupes de la Population du Maroc 1957

Old Folder Number: 13

Article published in the Bulletin de l’Institut National d’Hygiène on the development of school feeding programs subventionted by the JDC.

Morocco: Méthode Utilisée pour le Développement de l’Aminentation Scolaire dans Certains Groupes de la Population du Maroc 1957

File MO.218: Morocco: Nutrition I 1955-1958

Old Folder Number: Med. 335

Correspondence, notes, and report regarding feeding programs and food parcel programs. Much of the file concerns a study done by Jean Tremolieres on nutrition and subsequent attempts to apply the findings to improve JDC’s feeding program.

Morocco: Nutrition I 1955-1958

File MO.219: Morocco: Nutrition II 1958-1961

Old Folder Number: Med. 336

Correspondence, reports, statistics, and recipe book regarding feeding programs, including nutritional, budgetary, and other aspects; a food poisoning incident; and fish flour.

Morocco: Nutrition II 1958-1961

File MO.220: Morocco: Nutrition III 1962-1963

Old Folder Number: Med. 337

Tables, reports, correspondence, menu schedules, and room layout sketch regarding feeding programs, food parcels, nutrition, and nutrition publications.

Morocco: Nutrition III 1962-1963

File MO.221: Morocco: Nutrition IV 1963

Old Folder Number: Med. 338

Correspondence, reports, cost estimates, program proposals, minutes of meeting, statistics, and list of discussion subjects regarding feeding programs, food supplies, and food parcels.

Morocco: Nutrition IV 1963

File MO.222: Morocco: Nutrition V 1957-1958, 1960

Old Folder Number: Med. 339

Correspondence, course outlines, and class minutes of course for economes. Reports by F. Vinit on the feeding programs of many institutions and the overall results of her study.

Morocco: Nutrition V 1957-1958, 1960

File MO.223: Morocco: Nutrition VI Pilot Projects 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: Med. 340

Correspondence, tables, reports, and notes regarding a nutrition study and recommendations, implementation of the recommendations and further improvements, food prices, menus, and nutritional studies of children.

Morocco: Nutrition VI Pilot Projects 1955-1956

File MO.224: Morocco: Nutrition VII 1955-1958, 1961

Old Folder Number: Med. 341 and Med. 341A

Tab on pilot projects containing correspondence, reports, tables, and recipes regarding improved feeding programs at several institutions, nutritional status of children in feeding programs, and related matters. Tab on reports of Dr. Jean Tremolieres containing correspondence, schedules, travel authorization request, and distribution list regarding nutrition studies he carried out on behalf of the JDC. Forms and charts regarding nutrition.

Morocco: Nutrition VII 1955-1958, 1961

File MO.225: Morocco: Nutrition January-June 1964

Old Folder Number: 7

Correspondence, reports, statistics, work plans, memoranda, menus, schedules, job description, and graphs regarding the nutrition program, including school canteens, food packages, and soup kitchens; improvements and changes to the program; and a study of the heights and weights of school children.

Morocco: Nutrition January-June 1964

File MO.226: Morocco: Nutrition July-December 1964

Old Folder Number: 12

Correspondence, course outlines, reports, recommendations for nutrition program, menu plans, and weight and height chart of children in Teheran. Topics covered include training of nutrition staff, planning of nutrition activities, and functioning of the feeding program.

Morocco: Nutrition July-December 1964

File MO.227: Morocco: Nutrition Projects 1960-1961, 1964

Old Folder Number: 5

Study plans and reports regarding project on infant feeding, family nutrition, and fish flour.

Morocco: Nutrition Projects 1960-1961, 1964

File MO.228: Morocco: Report on Group Discussions with the Staff of the Nutrition Section, AJDC Morocco - School Feeding Programs 1963

Old Folder Number: 17 and 18

French and English versions of report specifying preferred methods for operating feeding programs, and appendices to report, including sample forms to be used in the programs.

Morocco: Report on Group Discussions with the Staff of the Nutrition Section, AJDC Morocco – School Feeding Programs 1963

Series 22: Subject Matter: Old Age Care

This series includes correspondence, reports, statistical material, project plans, equipment lists, and other records. This material concerns the situation and needs of the elderly, the establishment and development of old age homes, and programs to provide the aged with aid, services, and rehousing. Large-scale emigration tended to highlight and amplify the needs of the elderly, as family members and friends who normally would have helped them were sometimes not present, they were sometimes left isolated in neighborhoods when the majority of the Jewish population had moved away, and more attention could be paid to their needs by communities and JDC with the overall reduction of the Jewish population. Although JDC helped with the establishment of old age homes in some cases, there was a preference to provide services and housing aid rather than to develop expensive institutions with uncertain futures.

File MO.229: Morocco: Casablanca Old Age Home 1961-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.333

Correspondence, notes on meetings, project plans, equipment lists, price estimates, and press release regarding the situation of the elderly in Casablanca, old age homes, and services for the aged. Includes some correspondence on the elderly in other cities.

Morocco: Casablanca Old Age Home 1961-1964

File MO.230: Morocco: Casablanca Old Age Home 1962-1963

Old Folder Number: 2

Blueprints and equipment list for title.

Morocco: Casablanca Old Age Home 1962-1963

File MO.231: Morocco: Old Age Care 1960-1964

Old Folder Number: S.S. 48

Correspondence, reports, and statistics regarding the needy elderly in Morocco. Topics covered include the evaluation of needs and the development of aid, services, and old age homes. Most of the file focuses on Casablanca, but other communities are also covered. Many elderly people lived in great poverty, a situation exacerbated by the emigration of many in the younger generations.

Morocco: Old Age Care 1960-1964

File MO.232: Morocco: Old Age Care 1961-1963

Old Folder Number: 24

Correspondence, reports, program plans, notes, minutes of meetings, tables, blueprints, and sample forms regarding the needs of the elderly in Morocco, projects to aid them, plans for old age homes, and a visit by Lady Henriques from England. The file was kept by the health department.

Morocco: Old Age Care 1961-1963

File MO.233: Morocco: Old Age Care 1963

Old Folder Number: 24.1

Correspondence, reports, equipment lists, and purchase form regarding the creation and functioning of old age homes and the need for non-institutional care. Survey report on the medical condition of the Jewish elderly in Casablanca.

Morocco: Old Age Care 1963

File MO.234: Morocco: Old Age Care 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: 15

Correspondence and reports regarding the needs and care of the elderly in various communities in Morocco, and contacts with a British doctor, Dr. Cosin, concerning old age care. A primary subject is rehousing, including what kinds of programs JDC should support and in what manner.

Morocco: Old Age Care 1963-19643

File MO.235: Morocco: Old Age Home Casablanca 1962-1963

Old Folder Number: 8

Correspondence regarding a program of assistance to the aged in Casablanca and a nursing home in Casablanca. List of renovations with cost estimates for the home. The file was kept by the budget department.

Morocco: Old Age Home Casablanca 1962-1963

File MO.236: Morocco: Old Age Home Marrakesh 1961, 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.327

Correspondence regarding an old age home project in Marrakech and whether it should be aided, and statistics regarding the situation of the elderly in the city.

Morocco: Old Age Home Marrakesh 1961, 1963-1964

Series 23: Subject Matter: Reconstruction

This series pertains to a number of loan kassas that operated in different cities in Morocco and provided loans to artisans and owners of small businesses. The loan kassas received funds from JDC and the Jewish Colonization Association as part of the North African Rehabilitation Project, which also oversaw loan kassas in other countries. The files include correspondence, minutes of meetings of loan kassas, reports, financial and statistical material, lists of loans, and copies of agreements with loan kassas. Topics covered include expansion and reductions in loan kassa activities and reactions to events affecting the conditions in which the loan kassas functioned.

File MO.237: Morocco: CIRE Casablanca 1957

Old Folder Number: 7

Correspondence, reports, concerning the loan kassa Caisse Israélite de Relèvement Économique. Topics include: expanding those receiving loans beyond artisans to small businesses; visits of inspectors inquiring why only Jews are served by the organization; providing ‘aide technique’, or upgrading equipment towards greater productivity; the possibility of creating cooperatives in Morocco.

Morocco: CIRE Casablanca 1957

File MO.238: Morocco: CIRE Casablanca 1958

Old Folder Number: 25

Meeting minutes, report of the loan kassa Caisse Israélite de Relèvement Économique.

Morocco: CIRE Casablanca 1958

File MO.239: Morocco: CIRE Casablanca 1962

Old Folder Number: 24

Correspondence regarding title loan kassa and audit of title.

Morocco: CIRE Casablanca 1962

File MO.240: Morocco: CIRE Casablanca 1963

Old Folder Number: 41

Correspondence regarding policies and finances of title loan kassa.

Morocco: CIRE Casablanca 1963

File MO.241: Morocco: CIRE Casablanca 1964

Old Folder Number: 40

Correspondence and financial tables regarding the policies, operations, and finances of the Caisse Israélite de Relèvement Économique.

Morocco: CIRE Casablanca 1964

File MO.242: Morocco: CIRE Casablanca North African Rehabilitation Project 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: 6

Correspondence, cables, budgets, meeting minutes, memoranda regarding the loan kassa Caisse Israélite de Relèvement Économique. Topics include potential of setting up loan funds in villages surrounding Casablanca, and administrative matters, among other issues.

Morocco: CIRE Casablanca North African Rehabilitation Project 1955-1956

File MO.243: Morocco: CIRE Fez 1958

Old Folder Number: 18

Meeting minutes, including report and lists of borrowers, of the Caisse Israélite de Relèvement Économique loan kassa.

Morocco: CIRE Fez 1958

File MO.244: Morocco: CIRE Fez 1964

Old Folder Number: 39

Correspondence regarding the Caisse Israélite Relèvement Économique.

Morocco: CIRE Fez 1964

File MO.245: Morocco: CIRE Fez and Meknes 1963

Old Folder Number: 40

Correspondence and tables regarding title loan kassa, including matters such as personnel and requests for additional funds.

Morocco: CIRE Fez and Meknes 1963

File MO.246: Morocco: CIRE Fez, Meknes, and Sefrou 1957

Old Folder Number: 12

Correspondence regarding budgets, funds received, requests for reports from the loan kassa Caisse Israélite de Relèvement Économique.

Morocco: CIRE Fez, Meknes, and Sefrou 1957

File MO.247: Morocco: CIRE Rabat 1957

Old Folder Number: 14

Correspondence, meeting minutes, agreement, memorandum, cable regarding administration, statistics, requests for loans and other topics related to Caisse Israélite de Relèvement Économique loan kassa.

Morocco: CIRE Rabat 1957

File MO.248: Morocco: CIRE Rabat 1958

Old Folder Number: 17

Meeting minutes, speech transcript, financial report, report, on the Caisse Israélite Relèvement Économique loan kassa.

Morocco: CIRE Rabat 1958

File MO.250: Morocco: CIRE Rabat 1964

Old Folder Number: 37

Correspondence and budgetary tables regarding title loan kassa, the Caisse Israélite de Relèvement Économique.

Morocco: CIRE Rabat 1964

File MO.251: Morocco: CRAI Marrakesh, Agadir, Mogador, Safi 1957

Old Folder Number: 13

Correspondence, meeting minutes, report relating to the Caisse de Relèvement de l’Artisanat Israélite loan kassa.

Morocco: CRAI Marrakesh, Agadir, Mogador, Safi 1957

File MO.252: Morocco: CRAI Marrakesh 1958

Old Folder Number: 20

Meeting minutes of the Caisse de Relèvement de l’Artisanat Israélite loan kassa.

Morocco: CRAI Marrakesh 1958

File MO.253: Morocco: CRAI Marrakesh 1962

Old Folder Number: 26

Correspondence regarding title loan kassa.

Morocco: CRAI Marrakesh 1962

File MO.254: Morocco: CRAI Marrakesh 1963

Old Folder Number: 45

Correspondence regarding the activities of title loan kassa and the transfer of many of its administrative functions to the Casablanca loan kassa.

Morocco: CRAI Marrakesh 1963

File MO.255: Morocco: CRAI Marrakesh 1964

Old Folder Number: 38

Correspondence and budgetary tables regarding title loan kassa, the Caisse de Relevement de l’Artisanat Israelite.

Morocco: CRAI Marrakesh 1964

File MO.256: Morocco: Loan Kassa Agreements Casablanca and Fez 1955

Old Folder Number: 380

Copies of agreements between loan kassas in Casablanca and Fez with the JDC and Jewish Colonization Association.

Morocco: Loan Kassa Agreements Casablanca and Fez 1955

File MO.257: Morocco: Loan Kassa Correspondence Fez 1962

Old Folder Number: 27

Correspondence regarding title loan kassa.

Morocco: Loan Kassa Correspondence Fez 1962

File MO.258: Morocco: Loan Kassa Correspondence Rabat 1962

Old Folder Number: 25

Correspondence regarding the Caisse Israélite de Relèvement Economique de Rabat et sa Région.

Morocco: Loan Kassa Correspondence Rabat 1962

File MO.259: Morocco: Loan Kassas - Minutes of Meetings 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: 3

Minutes of meetings of loan kassas in Casablanca, Fez, Marrakesh, and Rabat, including lists of loans granted or refused.

Morocco: Loan Kassas – Minutes of Meetings 1962-1964

File MO.260: Morocco: NARP Loan Institutions - General, Casablanca, Fez 1963

Old Folder Number: 4

Financial and statistical materials regarding loan kassas.

Morocco: NARP Loan Institutions – General, Casablanca, Fez 1963

File MO.261: Morocco: NARP Loan Institutions - Marrakesh, Rabat 1963

Old Folder Number: 4.1

Financial and statistical reports of loan kassas.

Morocco: NARP Loan Institutions – Marrakesh, Rabat 1963

File MO.262: Morocco: NARP Loan Institutions 1964 (1 of 2)

Old Folder Number: 1

Tabs on Morocco, Casablanca, and Fez. Financial and statistical reports on loan kassas in Casablanca and Fes, both called Caisse Israelite de Relevement Economique, including lists of debitors. Correspondence and budget regarding Moroccan loan kassas in general.

Morocco: NARP Loan Institutions 1964 (1 of 2)

File MO.263: Morocco: NARP Loan Institutions 1964 (2 of 2)

Old Folder Number: 1.1

Financial and statistical reports of the Caisse de Relevement de L’Artisanat Israelite de Marrakech and the Caisse Israelite de Relevement Economique in Rabat.

Morocco: NARP Loan Institutions 1964 (2 of 2)

File MO.264: Morocco: NARP Loan Kassa Inspector 1964

Old Folder Number: 27

Correspondence with and about M. Modèle regarding Moroccan loan kassas in the framework of the North African Rehabilitation Project and Mr. Modèle’s activities overseeing them.

Morocco: NARP Loan Kassa Inspector 1964

Series 24: Subject Matter: Refugees

This series contains correspondence regarding life annuities for World War II refugees living in Morocco funded by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and relief supplied to Jews intending to leave Morocco for Israel who were prevented from doing so by the Moroccan government, and thus left stuck and destitute in Tangier. One file is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

File MO.265: Morocco: Lifetime Annuities for Refugees 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: Ref. 55

Correspondence and case information regarding arrangements for life annuities for refugees in Morocco. The annuities were funded by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

Morocco: Lifetime Annuities for Refugees 1958-1964

File MO.267: Morocco: Tangier Refugees 1958-1961

Old Folder Number: 56.701″A”

Correspondence regarding intended emigrants stuck in Tangier and potential aid to other categories of refugees in Tangier by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

Morocco: Tangier Refugees 1958-1961

Series 25: Subject Matter: Social Welfare

This series contains correspondence and reports regarding welfare, social work, and kindergarten programs. JDC staff and consultants in the social work field ran training programs for social workers associated with OSE or Jewish community organizations, examined the provision of welfare and social services, and advised Jewish communities about policies and practices in these fields. The material addresses both staffing issues relating to social work and policies such as the Jewish community of Casablanca’s implementation of a program called “suppression of mendicity,” which involved putting beggars onto welfare rolls so they wouldn’t have to beg for a living. Among the material in the files are also reports, statistics, and case summaries regarding welfare recipients. About half the files in the series contain syllabi, course outlines, lesson plans, or minutes of classes for training courses for social workers and medical social workers. The classes dealt with subjects including baby care and feeding, social work, public health nursing, developmental psychology, family health and hygiene, and laws related to social work. Most of these courses dealt with children and health issues because many of the training courses were done for social workers of the OSE, which worked mostly in the field of children’s medical needs. Some of the JDC consultants or staff in Morocco appearing in the files who worked in social welfare or related fields include Janet Siebold, Perry Haber, Claudine Smets, Dorothy Beers, and Fern Pence. Henry Selver, who ran JDC’s social work department at European headquarters during the first years covered in this series, also features prominently in the files.

File MO.268: Morocco: Social Welfare Caseload 1957-1958, 1960-1961, 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: S.S. 20

Correspondence, reports, statistics, and case details identified only by initial regarding welfare cases in Casablanca and life annuities recipients from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Morocco.

Morocco: Social Welfare Caseload 1957-1958, 1960-1961, 1963-1964

File MO.269: Morocco: Cours de Developpement Psychologique de l'Enfant et de l'Adolescent 1958

Old Folder Number: 1

Course plan on the psychological development of children and adolescents.

Morocco: Cours de Developpement Psychologique de l’Enfant et de l’Adolescent 1958

File MO.270: Morocco: Cours de Droit et Legislation Sociale - Mlle Noelle Courtecuisse 1958

Old Folder Number: 5

Course plan on social legislation in Morocco.

Morocco: Cours de Droit et Legislation Sociale – Mlle Noelle Courtecuisse 1958

File MO.271: Morocco: Health and Hygiene Assistantes Sociales Training Course Syllabus 1955
File MO.272: Morocco: Paul Baerwald Department 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: 6

General correspondence and aide memoire regarding Morocco kept by the Paul Baerwald Department regarding matters including the meaning of integration of a Jewish minority in a democratic country, congratulations sent to a Jewish minister, and personal matters.

Morocco: Paul Baerwald Department 1955-1957

File MO.273: Morocco: Paul Baerwald Department Country Correspondence - JDC and General 1955

Old Folder Number: 2.1

Correspondence regarding personnel and staffing, training programs, Jewish education in kindergartens, and other matters pertaining to day care, social work, and welfare in Morocco.

Morocco: Paul Baerwald Department Country Correspondence – JDC and General 1955

File MO.274: Morocco: Paul Baerwald Department Country Correspondence - JDC and General 1956

Old Folder Number: 2

Correspondence and reports regarding the filling of staff positions, the actual and potential activities of staff, training programs for day care and social workers, program developments in the fields of day care and social work, and the sending of educational materials produced in Morocco for these programs. The correspondence is between Henry Selver and several JDC staff members in Morocco.

Morocco: Paul Baerwald Department Country Correspondence – JDC and General 1956

File MO.275: Morocco: Paul Baerwald Department - Summaries of Discussions, Reports, and Correspondence 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: 4

Summaries of discussions, reports, and correspondence regarding staffing, training, and policies for social work, welfare, and day care programs.

Morocco: Paul Baerwald Department – Summaries of Discussions, Reports, and Correspondence 1955-1957

File MO.276: Morocco: Paul Baerwald School 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: S.3101.1

Correspondence, memoranda, speech transcript, reports, meeting summaries regarding kindergartens and training for childcare and social workers. Topics include personnel; Paul Baerwald School alumni from Morocco; Judaic content for kindergartens; professional manuals; hygiene; supplies. Discussions take place against the backdrop of political instability and dwindling populations due to aliya and other emigration.

Morocco: Paul Baerwald School 1955-1957

File MO.277: Morocco: Paul Baerwald - Social Service 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: 2

Correspondence, reports, schedules, and anonymous welfare case information regarding social work staffing, training programs, social services and social welfare, personnel practices, and personal matters. Most of the correspondence is between Henry Selver and Janet Siebold, and the reports are primarily by Janet Siebold. Includes two telegrams from 1952.

Morocco: Paul Baerwald – Social Service 1955-1957

File MO.278: Morocco: Réponses des Femmes sur leurs Habitudes 1958

Old Folder Number: 21

List of questions posed to women regarding care of babies and lists of answers received.

Morocco: Réponses des Femmes sur leurs Habitudes 1958

File MO.279: Morocco: Social Service 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: 4

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, anonymous case details, and notes regarding various subjects including welfare and other assistance for individuals, tuberculosis care, a loan kassa, clothing distribution, and a school for the deaf and dumb.

Morocco: Social Service 1955-1957

File MO.280: Morocco: Social Service and Garderies 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: Med. 350

Correspondence, reports, and hygiene guide regarding garderies and social welfare services. The file was kept by the health department.

Morocco: Social Service and Garderies 1955-1957

File MO.281: Morocco: Social Service - Janet Siebold Correspondence and Reports 1955

Correspondence, reports, notes on meetings regarding social service training and consultantship carried out by Janet Siebold.

Morocco: Social Service – Janet Siebold Correspondence and Reports 1955

File MO.282: Morocco: Social Service Reports 1957-1959

Old Folder Number: S.S. 45

Reports and memoranda regarding social service in Morocco covering topics such as work with the Jewish community in Casablanca in its reorganization of welfare services, the functioning of the OSE social service, and field work in various communities in Morocco.

Morocco: Social Service Reports 1957-1959

File MO.283: Morocco: Social Service Training and Consultantship in Morocco - Janet Siebold Final Report 1956

Old Folder Number: 19 and 20

Report on training and consultant work by Janet Siebold.

Morocco: Social Service Training and Consultantship in Morocco – Janet Siebold Final Report 1956

File MO.284: Morocco: Social Work Activities and Report on Visit 1957-1962, 1964

Old Folder Number: C.56.318

Correspondence, cables, memoranda, reports, newspaper clippings, regarding setting up social services for Casablanca; personnel and training; proposal for foster care program; possible social work school; refugees from Agadir earthquake; elder care; children’s home.

Morocco: Social Work Activities and Report on Visit 1957-1962, 1964

File MO.285: Morocco: Social Work Training: General 1955

Old Folder Number: P.B.S. 18

Reports and outlines on training courses in social work and developmental psychology, and work with babies.

Morocco: Social Work Training: General 1955

File MO.286: Morocco: Social Work Training: 13ème Réunion d'Economes 1957

Old Folder Number: 17

Plan for discussion on the role of economes.

Morocco: Social Work Training: 13ème Réunion d’Economes 1957

File MO.287: Morocco: Social Work Training: l'Assistante Sociale a la Consultation Medicale 1956

Old Folder Number: 8

Outline plans of group discussions regarding the role of social workers in medical consultations.

Morocco: Social Work Training: l’Assistante Sociale a la Consultation Medicale 1956

File MO.288: Morocco: Social Work Training: Les Femmes Enceintes (Pregnant Women) Lesson Plan 1956

Old Folder Number: 13

Lesson plans for course for pregnant women taught by Mme Assouline.

Morocco: Social Work Training: Les Femmes Enceintes (Pregnant Women) Lesson Plan 1956

File MO.290: Morocco: Social Work Training: Mere avec Nourrisons (Mothers with Infants) Lesson Plans 1956

Old Folder Number: 16

Lesson plans on infant care for class given by Mme Assouline.

Morocco: Social Work Training: Mere avec Nourrisons (Mothers with Infants) Lesson Plans 1956

File MO.291: Morocco: Social Work Training: Les Femmes Enceintes (Pregnant Women) Course Outline and Notes 1956

Old Folder Number: 14

Course outline and minutes of one class for course for pregnant women taught by Mme Assouline.

Morocco: Social Work Training: Les Femmes Enceintes (Pregnant Women) Course Outline and Notes 1956

File MO.292: Morocco: Social Work Training: Notions Medical (Medical Concepts) 1956

Old Folder Number: 15

Minutes of lessons by Dr. Toledano on contagious diseases.

Morocco: Social Work Training: Notions Medical (Medical Concepts) 1956

File MO.293: Morocco: Social Work Training: Programme d'Education Pratique en Cours de Service 1955

Old Folder Number: 2 and 6

Summary of lessons in course on medical social work for social work trainees of the OSE.

Morocco: Social Work Training: Programme d’Education Pratique en Cours de Service 1955

File MO.294: Morocco: Social Work Training: Programme de Formation pour Auxiliaires Sociales 1958

Old Folder Number: 9

Course schedules and plans and list of participants for social worker training course.

Morocco: Social Work Training: Programme de Formation pour Auxiliaires Sociales 1958

File MO.295: Morocco: Social Work Training: Public Health Nursing In-Service Course Proposal 1955

Old Folder Number: 4

Proposal for public health nursing training program for OSE social workers

Morocco: Social Work Training: Public Health Nursing In-Service Course Proposal 1955

File MO.296: Morocco: Social Work Training: Public Health Nursing In-Service Course Plans 1955

Old Folder Number: 5

Lesson plans on public health nursing for OSE social workers.

Morocco: Social Work Training: Public Health Nursing In-Service Course Plans 1955

File MO.297: Morocco: Social Work Training: Sante et Hygiene de Famille (Family Health and Hygiene) 1955

Old Folder Number: 7

List of lesson subjects and 17 lesson plans for a course on family health and hygiene for social work trainees.

Morocco: Social Work Training: Sante et Hygiene de Famille (Family Health and Hygiene) 1955

File MO.298: Morocco: Social Work Training: Travail Medicale (Medical Work) Group Discussion Plans 1956

Old Folder Number: 9

Outline of planned group discussions regarding medical consultations.

Morocco: Social Work Training: Travail Medicale (Medical Work) Group Discussion Plans 1956

File MO.299: Morocco: Training Program in Public Health Nursing for the OSE Assistantes Sociales 1955

Old Folder Number: 26

Program in French and English of public health nursing training course for the Assistantes Sociales of the OSE.

Morocco: Training Program in Public Health Nursing for the OSE Assistantes Sociales 1955

File MO.300: Morocco: Welfare Activity Reports and Minutes 1960-1962

Old Folder Number: S.S. 16

Reports, memoranda, and minutes of meeting regarding welfare and social services in Morocco and the activities of JDC welfare and social service consultants, particularly with regard to the Jewish community of Casablanca, other Jewish communities, and OSE’s social service.

Morocco: Welfare Activity Reports and Minutes 1960-1962

File MO.301: Morocco: Welfare Activity Reports and Minutes 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: S.S. 15

Reports and minutes of meetings regarding or with implications for welfare and social service activities in Morocco.

Morocco: Welfare Activity Reports and Minutes 1963-1964

File MO.302: Morocco: Welfare Study 1957

Old Folder Number: 6

Report and case summaries regarding welfare budget study of the Communauté Israelite de Casablanca.

Morocco: Welfare Study 1957

Series 26: Subject Matter: Supplies

This series contains correspondence and other documents regarding the purchase and distribution of supplies, import licenses, customs troubles, relations with the Entr’Aide Nationale aid agency, aid given to Muslim and mixed bodies, and storage. Some of the goods discussed in the files include food supplies, including supplies from the USDA; clothing; educational books; provisions for an old age home; medical supplies; and camping supplies. JDC-supported programs such as feeding programs, medical programs, and educational programs depended to varying degrees on effective procurement and provision of supplies by JDC.

File MO.303: Morocco: Reestablishment of Ship-a-Box Program 1959-1961

Old Folder Number: C.56.305

Correspondence regarding the ship-a-box program and the shipping of used toys to Morocco.

Morocco: Reestablishment of Ship-a-Box Program 1959-1961

File MO.304: Morocco: Supplies 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: C.56.305

Correspondence, memoranda, cost estimates, tables, newspaper clipping, cables, regarding purchase of new cars; thanks for clothing and other supplies; adult clothing supply; USDA surplus supplies and regulation of their use; aid given to mixed and Moslem organizations and thanks for this.

Morocco: Supplies 1955-1957

File MO.305: Morocco: Supplies and USDA 1958-1959

Old Folder Number: C-56.305″A”

Correspondence regarding the import of food supplies and clothing, customs delays and refusals, and negotiations with Moroccan officials. Supply order for clothing. The supply problems also raised concerns regarding the future activities of the JDC in Morocco.

Morocco: Supplies and USDA 1958-1959

File MO.306: Morocco: Supplies and USDA 1960

Old Folder Number: C.56.305A+B

Correspondence, memoranda, cables, reports, agreement, regarding purchasing certain goods locally, receiving others from the USDA and Swiss government; distribution of goods; import licenses; relations with the Entr’Aide Nationale distribution organization; JDC taking over OSE-distributed food parcels. Goods include dry goods, cheese, clothing, and educational books.

Morocco: Supplies and USDA 1960

File MO.307: Morocco: Supplies and USDA 1961

Old Folder Number: C.56.305B

Correspondence, memoranda, cables, regarding kashrut certificates; Marrakesh old age home; import licenses; surplus from USDA. Goods include camping supplies, food stuffs, medical supplies, and educational books.

Morocco: Supplies and USDA 1961

File MO.308: Morocco: Supplies and USDA 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: C.56.305B.1

Correspondence, memoranda, cables, charts, regarding distribution of goods; school canteens; relations with Entr’Aide Nationale distribution organization; storage; spoilation; donation of JDC goods to Entr’aide after flooding and torrential rains; surplus from USDA; cancellation of order.

Morocco: Supplies and USDA 1962-1964

File MO.309: Morocco: Tangiers - Supplies 1957

Old Folder Number: C-56.708

Correspondence regarding food and clothing supplies for Tangier and Tetuan.

Morocco: Tangiers – Supplies 1957

Series 27: Localities

Three of the files regard real estate matters and the transfer, exchange, or sale of properties in Casablanca and Rabat. Five files regard Tangier and relate to the overall political and economic situation in Tangier and other cities and towns in its area, the situation and activities of the Jewish community and Jewish organizations in Tangier and the surrounding area, the transfer of authority for JDC’s program in Tangier from a local office to Casablanca and the closing of the office, and the situation of a group of about fifteen hundred Jews who arrived in Tangier with the intention to emigrate to Israel but were stopped by the police and stuck without means in Tangier. The local Jewish community provided for their basic needs, and JDC donated food and other supplies for this purpose.

File MO.310: Morocco: Ben Ahmed Sanatorium

Old Folder Number: C.56.309

Correspondence, meeting summaries, contracts, memoranda, regarding the Ben Ahmed TB Sanatorium acquired by Council of Jewish Communities and JDC in Rabat. Topics include supervision of sanatorium by Moroccan Health Ministry; occupation of institution by French troops; potential confiscation of land by government.

Morocco: Ben Ahmed Sanatorium

File MO.311: Morocco: Casablanca Real Estate 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: C.56.312

Correspondence, cables, newspaper clipping, regarding two pieces of JDC-owned land in Casablanca. The “Bennaroch” property was sold. In addition, the file contains a proposal to sell the second property (Regiments Coloniaux) to the municipality, which would then give the property as compensation for demolishing a synagogue which impeded the extension of a road.

Morocco: Casablanca Real Estate 1955-1956

File MO.312: Morocco: Casablanca Real Estate 1958-1961

Old Folder Number: C.56.312A

Correspondence, memoranda, cables, Topics include possible use, then eventual sale to ORT of empty lot owned by JDC.

Morocco: Casablanca Real Estate 1958-1961

File MO.313: Morocco: Tangier General 1956-1957

Old Folder Number: C-56.700

Correspondence and article regarding the economic and political situation in Tangier, the reduction of activities of the JDC office in Tangier and transfer of authority to Casablanca, and the situation of about one thousand Jews attempting to emigrate who where stopped in Tangier and had to be housed and fed in makeshift ways.

Morocco: Tangier General 1956-1957

File MO.314: Morocco: Tangier General 1957-1958

Old Folder Number: Misc. 272

Correspondence and reports regarding the arrival of Jews in Tangiers with the intention of making aliyah and food provided by the JDC for this population when they were stuck in Tangier.

Morocco: Tangier General 1957-1958

File MO.315: Morocco: Tangier General Program 1956, 1958-1960, 1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.700″A”

Correspondence regarding the sale of Alliance premises to the Jewish community for housing purposes; medical, educational, emigration, and welfare matters; legal registration of Jewish organizations; care for intended emigrants who were barred from emigrating; the drowning of two girls; and the closing of the JDC office in Tangier.

Morocco: Tangier General Program 1956, 1958-1960, 1964

File MO.316: Morocco: Tangier Program Reports 1955

Old Folder Number: C.56.706

Correspondence regarding the role of the Tetuan community in evaluating the needs of Jewish organizations in the area, Tangier community elections, stabbings, educational achievements in Tangier and Tetuan, and the potential acquisition of property for an old folks home in Tetuan.

Morocco: Tangier Program Reports 1955

File MO.317: Morocco: Tangier Special Feeding Program 1957-1959, 1963

Old Folder Number: 56.706″A”

Correspondence, tables, and purchase order form regarding food and other supplies purchased or shipped for the displaced emigration hopefuls stuck in Tangier.

Morocco: Tangier Special Feeding Program 1957-1959, 1963

Record Group: North Africa

The bulk of this record group deals with the activities of CIRE and NARP and their working relations with each other, the JDC and the ICA. In addition are many reports on the situation in North African countries, their problems and the effects they had on the Jewish communities and the programmes and activities. Much of the correspondence is in French.

Series 1: Administration: Finance

The files cover accounting letters regarding remittances or statements of expenditure, memorandum and correspondence from Loeb and Troper on audit for Loan Kassas CIRE: Rabat, Casablanca, Fes, Tunis, Marrakech, estimated budgets and transfers to loan kassas.

File NA.1: North Africa: Budgets Loan Kassas - NARP 1964

Old Folder Number: 24

Statements of expenditure and report on NARP and estimated budget.

North Africa: Budgets Loan Kassas – NARP 1964

File NA.1.1: North Africa: Budget 1955

Old Folder Number: C.56.001

Correspondence regarding Eclaireurs Israelites de France.

North Africa: Budget 1955

File NA.2: North Africa: JDC/ICA Rehabilitation Project Audit 1960-1964

Old Folder Number: 21

Memorandum and correspondence from Loeb and Troper on audit for Loan Kassas CIRE: Rabat, Casablanca, Fes, Tunis, Marrakech.

North Africa: JDC/ICA Rehabilitation Project Audit 1960-1964

File NA.3: North Africa: JDC/ICA Rehabilitation Project 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: 31

Correspondence on transfer/payments and statements of expenditures especially to CIRE Tunis, Fez and Casablanca.

North Africa: JDC/ICA Rehabilitation Project 1963-1964

File NA.4: North Africa: NARP Financial and Remittances 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: 3

Accounting letters regarding remittances or statements of expenditure.

North Africa: NARP Financial and Remittances 1955-1957

Series 2: Administration: General

The files cover correspondence on North Africa including reports on meetings of Moslem Countries and JDC activities, the problems and changes in activities; budgets, loan ceilings, bank loans, loan fund problems in Morocco and loan kassas in Tunisia and Algeria.

File NA.5: North Africa: General 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: C.56.000

General correspondence regarding: Dr. Hirschberg’s visit to North Africa, clothing for adults, bath house construction in Iran, situation of Jews in North Africa, an article from the JDC to be included in the South African Zionist Federation Journal “News and Views”.

North Africa: General 1955-1957

File NA.6: North Africa: General 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: C.56.000.A

Correspondence on North Africa including reports on meetings of Moslem Countries and JDC activities, changes in activities and others.

North Africa: General 1958-1964

File NA.7: North Africa: General 1962

Old Folder Number: 28

Correspondence mainly about Moroccan loan kassas, statement of expenditures, comparisons of activities of loan kassa and surplus of funds of Moroccan loan kassas.

North Africa: General 1962

File NA.8: North Africa: General 1962-1963

Old Folder Number: 42

Correspondence regarding loan kassas especially in Morocco, including extending loans, renewing loans, statements, CIREs and a report titled: Some Recent Developments in JDC Subventioned Programs in Morocco.

North Africa: General 1962-1963

File NA.9: North Africa: General 1964

Old Folder Number: 26

Correspondence regarding: budgets, loan ceilings in Morocco, bank loans, Morocco loan fund problems and loan kassas.

North Africa: General 1964

File NA.10: North Africa: Meeting on North Africa 1958

Old Folder Number: SS.25

Minutes of the meeting held on North Africa.

North Africa: Meeting on North Africa 1958

File NA.11: North Africa: Meetings on Algeria and Morocco 1963

Old Folder Number: SS.21

2 reports on Algeria and Morocco detailing JDC activities in these countries from feeding programs, medical, old age population, CBF mission, day care and others.

North Africa: Meetings on Algeria and Morocco 1963

File NA.12: North Africa: Minutes of Meeting 1963

Old Folder Number: SS.27

Minutes of meeting on Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco – the problems and JDC activities.

North Africa: Minutes of Meeting 1963

File NA.13: North Africa: North African Department Bank Accounts 1955-1958

Old Folder Number: 19

Correspondence regarding numerous issues: application to Claims Conference, extracts from a Moroccan publication, report of the congress of council of communities, copyright permissions and adoption of Moroccan children.

North Africa: North African Department Bank Accounts 1955-1958

File NA.15: North Africa: Programmes 1958

Old Folder Number: 56.009.A

Correspondence regarding the status of programmes in North Africa.

North Africa: Programmes 1958

File NA.16: North Africa: Reports 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: C.56.004

Address by Sam Haber on Jews of Morocco and JDC activities and a report on North Africa.

North Africa: Reports 1955-1956

Series 3: Administration: Individual File

File NA.17: North Africa: Henri Elfenbein File 1955-1958

Old Folder Number: 2

Correspondence with Elfenbein covering the search for secretaries for North Africa, the NCWC starting to work in Morocco and requests for publications.

North Africa: Henri Elfenbein File 1955-1958

Series 4: Organisations

File NA.18: North Africa: WRY and North African Countries 1959

Old Folder Number: WRY.44

Correspondence regarding the WRY especially in Iran and South Africa.

North Africa: WRY and North African Countries 1959

Series 5: Jewish Organizations: North Africa Rehabilitation Project (NARP)

The files cover correspondence dealing with Caisse Israélite de Relèvement Économique (CIRE), including: problems with board members; loan kassa; relations between CIRE and JCA; JDC subventions to ORT; JDC-JCA inspector; employing an NARP inspector; financial requirements for NARP for 1957, budgets, losses due to non-repayments, expenditures, transfers and other matters.

File NA.19: North Africa: NARP-CIRE 1955

Old Folder Number: C.56.014

Correspondence dealing with CIRE including: problems with board members; loan kassa; relations between CIRE and JCA; JDC subventions to ORT; JDC-JCA inspector; employing an NARP inspector; Steinberg’s report on his visit to Casablanca.

North Africa: NARP-CIRE 1955

File NA.20: North Africa: CIRE 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: Misc.159

Correspondence regarding various working relationships between personnel and different organisations including relations with CIRE, activities of the Caisse Regionale Marocaine.

North Africa: CIRE 1955-1956

File NA.21: North Africa: NARP-CIRE 1956-1957

Old Folder Number: C.56.014.A

Correspondence regarding NARP and CIRE activities, budgets, loan kassas, transfers of money, relations with colleagues, feeding programs and more.

North Africa: NARP-CIRE 1956-1957

File NA.22: North Africa: NARP-CIRE 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: C.56.014.B

Correspondence mainly dealing with CIRE Casablanca, but also other CIREs in Morocco and Tunisia, loans, new loan institutions registration and meetings on loan kassas.

North Africa: NARP-CIRE 1958-1964

File NA.23: North Africa: NARP Inspector January-March 1957

Old Folder Number: 8

Correspondence mainly between Dr. Kohane and Mr. Modele regarding budgets, statistics and financial correspondence, loan kassas, CIRE activities, programmes, administrative procedures and others.

North Africa: NARP Inspector January-March 1957

File NA.24: North Africa: NARP Inspector March-July 1957

Old Folder Number: 8

Correspondence regarding budgets, statistics and financial correspondence, loan kassas, CIRE activities and others.

North Africa: NARP Inspector March-July 1957

File NA.25: North Africa: NARP Inspector July-October 1957

Old Folder Number: 9

Correspondence regarding budgets, statistics and financial correspondence, loan kassas, CIRE activities and others.

North Africa: NARP Inspector July-October 1957

File NA.26: North Africa: NARP Inspector October-December 1957

Old Folder Number: 9

Correspondence regarding budgets, statistics and financial correspondence, loan kassas, CIRE activities and others.

North Africa: NARP Inspector October-December 1957

File NA.27: North Africa: Correspondence JCA NARP 1956

Old Folder Number: 10

Correspondence regarding remittances, extensions of loans, loan activities reports, aid technique, expenditures and meeting summaries.

North Africa: Correspondence JCA NARP 1956

File NA.28: North Africa: Correspondence JCA NARP 1957

Old Folder Number: 11

Correspondence on financial requirements for NARP for 1957, budgets, expenditures, transfers, loan kassas, data on loan institutions and activities and other matters.

North Africa: Correspondence JCA NARP 1957

Series 6: Jewish Organisations: ORT

File NA.29: North Africa: ORT 1955

Old Folder Number: C.56.007

Correspondence regarding ORT programmes in North Africa.

North Africa: ORT 1955

File NA.30: North Africa: ORT 1958, 1963

Old Folder Number: 56.007.A

Correspondence regarding the agreement that ORT would do the technical assistance programmes of the loan kassas and enrollment statistics series consists of two files. Please see files for details.

North Africa: ORT 1958, 1963

Series 7: Subject Matter: Education

File NA.31: North Africa: Educational Activities 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: C.56.010

Correspondence regarding Rabbi Jung’s visit, planning of trip and the schedule, reports by Jung of his trip, Abramovitch conversations with Jung and recruitment of personnel for Ozar Hatorah.

North Africa: Educational Activities 1955-1957

File NA.32: North Africa: Educational Activities 1958, 1960-1962, 1964

Old Folder Number: C.56.010A

Correspondence concerning Stanley Abramovitch and Rabbi L Jung’s visits to North Africa, JDC educational program and book requirements and printing costs.

North Africa: Educational Activities 1958, 1960-1962, 1964

Series 8: Subject Matter: Medical

These files cover a report in French on the health of mothers and children in Burundi; a study of JDC supported feeding programs in North Africa and Iran and correspondence on feeding programs and on the new consultant nutritionist; correspondence on x-ray equipment and practices in North Africa and the treatment of Trachoma.

File NA.33: North Africa: Health Report 1964

Old Folder Number: 1

Report in French on the health of mothers and children in Burundi, also an infant feeding program in Morocco.

North Africa: Health Report 1964

File NA.34: North Africa: Feeding Programs 1959-1963

Old Folder Number: C.56.016

A study of JDC supported feeding programs in North Africa and Iran and correspondence on feeding programs and on the new consultant nutritionist.

North Africa: Feeding Programs 1959-1963

File NA.35: North Africa: Medical 1955

Old Folder Number: C.56.003

Correspondence on x-ray equipment in North Africa.

North Africa: Medical 1955

File NA.36: North Africa: General Medical 1955

Old Folder Number: MED.353

Correspondence regarding x-ray practices.

North Africa: General Medical 1955

File NA.37: North Africa: Medical General 1955

Old Folder Number: Med.352

Correspondence regarding the treatment of trachoma.

North Africa: Medical General 1955

Series 9: Subject Matter: Refugees

File NA.38: North Africa: Housing Fund for North Africans 1962

Old Folder Number: 541

Correspondence regarding funds for housing including Dr. Kohane’s visit to Paris and surplus fund in Morocco loan kassa.

North Africa: Housing Fund for North Africans 1962

File NA.39: North Africa: Refugees from Algeria to Morocco and Tunisia 1959-1961

Old Folder Number: C.56.015

Correspondence regarding refugees from Algeria, meetings of representatives of voluntary agencies and the UNHCR and working together, reports on these meetings and project outline of a mobile health unit for refugees.

North Africa: Refugees from Algeria to Morocco and Tunisia 1959-1961

Record Group: Norway

In these years, JDC’s Norway office worked with the Norwegian Jewish Community and the government of Norway to resettle refugees in Norway. The Jewish Community of Norway also funded and ran camps for Jewish children from North Africa to improve their health before they emigrated to Israel. In addition, the community was also rebuilding community institutions, including a summer colony for children, a community center in Oslo and a chapel in Trondheim.

Series 1: Administration: Finance

This series contains audits, bank statements, financial statements and related correspondence concerning JDC offices and activities in Norway.

File NO.1: Norway: Audit Reports 1955-1964

Old Folder Number: 8

Audit reports for JDC Norway for the years 1955-1964, inclusive and related correspondence.

Norway: Audit Reports 1955-1964

File NO.2: Norway: Monthly and Annual Financial Reports 1961-1964

Old Folder Number: 25, 57, 55, 51

Title, bank statements and correspondence concerning title.

Norway: Monthly and Annual Financial Reports 1961-1964

Series 2: Administration: General

This series contains annual reports on JDC activities in Norway and correspondence concerning the reports. Topics include assistance to refugees, scholarships, community institutions.

File NO.3: Norway: Reports 1959-1964

Old Folder Number: 11

Annual reports on JDC activities in Norway and correspondence concerning reports. Topics include assistance to refugees, scholarships, community institutions.

Norway: Reports 1959-1964

File NO.4: Norway: Annual Reports 1961-1963

Old Folder Number: 57.019

Title and correspondence concerning title.

Norway: Annual Reports 1961-1963

Series 3: Administration: Legal

This series holds one folder containing correspondence and memos concerning a legal dispute between the Jewish Community of Oslo and a community leader. It is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

Series 4: Administration: Legislation

This series contains correspondence, memos, copies of legislation, transcripts of legislative debate, and newspaper clippings concerning a restitution agreement between Germany and Norway.

File NO.6: Norway: Restitution - Agreement with Germany 1956, 1959-1960, 1962-1963

Old Folder Number: 20

Correspondence, memos, copies of legislation, copies of legislative debate, newspaper clippings concerning restitution agreement between Germany and Norway.

Norway: Restitution – Agreement with Germany 1956, 1959-1960, 1962-1963

Series 5: Administration: Public Relations

This series contains correspondence, memos, copies of legislation, transcripts of legislative debate, and newspaper clippings concerning a restitution agreement between Germany and Norway.

File NO.7: Norway: Public Relations 1955

Old Folder Number: MED.355

This folder is comprised of one page, a letter from Dr. William M. Schmidt to Marcus Levin asking that Dr. Leo Eitinger be congratulated on being awarded the King’s Gold Medal for mental health research.

Norway: Public Relations 1955

Series 6: Organizations: Jewish Organizations

This series consists of three folders containing a directory of Jewish organizations in Norway; floor plans and furniture catalogue pages for the Oslo Jewish Community Center, and correspondence and receipts concerning Claims Conference grants for Skandinavisk Ungdomsforbundet, the Scandinavian Youth Federation.

File NO.8: Norway: Directory of Jewish Organizations 1956

Old Folder Number: 3

Directory created for the Capital Investment Fund Conference held in Paris.

Norway: Directory of Jewish Organizations 1956

File NO.9: Norway: Oslo Community Center 1959

Old Folder Number: 5

Floorplan drawings and furniture catalogue pages concerning title.

Norway: Oslo Community Center 1959

File NO.10: Norway: Scandinavian Youth Federation 1961-196

Old Folder Number: 25

Correspondence and receipts concerning Claims Conference grants for title, Skandinavisk Ungdomsforbundet.

Norway: Scandinavian Youth Federation 1961-196

Series 7: Organizations: Norwegian Refugee Council

This series holds one folder containing correspondence and telegrams concerning fundraising, North African refugees in France, refugees from Eastern Europe and MALBEN, which cared for elderly and infirm immigrants to Israel.

File NO.11: Norway: Norwegian Refugee Council 1958, 1960, 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: C-57-018

Correspondence and telegrams concerning title. Topics include fundraising, refugees in France from North Africa, MALBEN, and refugees from Eastern Europe.

Norway: Norwegian Refugee Council 1958, 1960, 1962-1964

Series 8: Subject Matter: Child Care

This series holds one folder, which contains drawings and blueprints for the children’s vacation camp operated by the Norwegian Jewish Community.

File NO.12: Norway: Det Mosaiske Trossamfund Summer Camp Plans 1955

Old Folder Number: 4

Drawings and blueprints for the Norwegian Jewish Community’s children’s vacation camp. Note: These oversize materials have not been digitized.

Norway: Det Mosaiske Trossamfund Summer Camp Plans 1955

Series 9: Subject Matter: Education

File NO.13: Norway: Training Session for Group Workers, Correspondence and Materials 1959

Old Folder Number: 22

Title, a seminar held June 17-28, 1959 in Oslo under the auspices of the United Nations.

Norway: Training Session for Group Workers, Correspondence and Materials 1959

Series 10: Subject Matter: Medical

This series has two folders, which contain correspondence, memos, and a conference program concerning a request for medication for an infant, establishing a program in Norway for TB patients and a conference in Lyon on biological standardization.

File NO.14: Norway: Medical 1956

Old Folder Number: MED.355

This folder is comprised of correspondence regarding a request for medication for an infant in Norway.

Norway: Medical 1956

File NO.15: Norway: General Correspondence 1955

Old Folder Number: MED.356

This folder is comprised of correspondence, memos and a conference program. Topics include establishing a program for TB patients in Norway and a conference in Lyon on biological standardization.

Norway: General Correspondence 1955

Series 11: Subject Matter: Refugees

This series contains correspondence, memos, case histories, newsletters concerning resettlement of refugees in Norway and efforts by Jewish community, people and government of Norway to assist refugees around the world. Of special note are documents concerning programs to resettle former tuberculosis patients and individuals with handicaps in Norway. Some are restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

File NO.16: Norway: Tuberculosis Patient Resettlement 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: C-57.012A

Correspondence, memos, case histories, news releases and newspaper clippings concerning title, a project of the government of Norway to accept 100 refugees, mostly former TB patients.

Norway: Tuberculosis Patient Resettlement 1955-1957

File NO.17: Norway: Handicapped Refugees 1960

Old Folder Number: C-57.017

Correspondence concerning projects for admission of handicapped refugees to Norway and Sweden.

Norway: Handicapped Refugees 1960

File NO.18: Norway: Refugees, General Correspondence 1955-1957, 1959-1960, 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: 11 (C-57.000); 20 (C-57.009); C-14; C-31

Correspondence and newsletters concerning Det Norske Flyktningeråd, the Norwegian Refugee Council, a brief summary of the work of the JDC Honorary Director in Norway, Marcus Levy; refugee settlement and aid.

Norway: Refugees, General Correspondence 1955-1957, 1959-1960, 1962-1964

File NO.19: Norway: World Refugee Year and Other Programs 1960-1961

Old Folder Number: 5

Correspondence and memos regarding Norwegian programs for World Refugee Year, annuities for refugees, MALBEN, and building an old age home in Poland.

Norway: World Refugee Year and Other Programs 1960-1961

Series 12: Localities: Norway

This series contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, memos, conference programs and memos. Documents concern a variety of topics, including funding of JDC Norway, refunds for a film ordered by JDC for the Scandinavian Jewish Youth Federation, World Refugee Year, construction of a chapel in Trondheim, and JDC’s presentation of a watch to King Olav V.

File NO.20: Norway: Correspondence 1955-1964

Old Folder Number: 2

This folder is comprised of correspondence with JDC Norway. Topics includes refunds for a film ordered for the Skandinavisk Jodisk Ungdoms Forbund (Scandinavian Jewish Youth Federation), and construction of a chapel in Trondheim.

Norway: Correspondence 1955-1964

File NO.21: Norway: General Correspondence 1957-1964

Old Folder Number: C.57000A

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, telegrams. Topics include refugees, World Refugee Year, ORT Norway and the giving of a watch to King Olav V.

Norway: General Correspondence 1957-1964

Record Group: Pakistan

This record group contains correspondence, cables, news releases and memos regarding shipping matzos to Pakistan and establishing Jewish education classes.

Series 1: Subject Matter: Religion/Culture

This series contains correspondence, cables, news releases and memos regarding shipping matzos to Pakistan and establishing Jewish education classes.

File PK.1: Pakistan: Matzot for Karachi and Education 1958-1959

Old Folder Number: C-52.701

Correspondence, cables, news releases and memos regarding shipping matzos to Pakistan and establishment of Jewish education classes.

Pakistan: Matzot for Karachi and Education 1958-1959

Record Group: Philippines

Series 1: Administration: Finance

This series has one file on the JDC subvention of the Jewish Community of the Philippines in 1964 and the possibility of ending it gradually because local resources could cover welfare expenses, particularly if fundraising for Keren Hayesod were reduced.

File PH.1: Philippines: Finance 1964

Old Folder Number: 12

Correspondence regarding the JDC subvention to the Jewish community and the possibility of ending it.

Philippines: Finance 1964

Series 2: Organizations: Jewish Organizations

This series contains two files on the Jewish Community of the Philippines. One file contains financial and statistical reports and community bulletins from 1957-1959. The bulletins document community life and the movement of individuals into and out of the community. The second file contains monthly reports of balances, receipts, disbursements, and number of welfare cases assisted from 1964. All of the financial and statistical materials relate to Jewish Relief Manila, the welfare program of the Jewish Community of the Philippines.

File PH.2: Philippines: Jewish Community of the Philippines 1957-1959

Old Folder Number: 60.500 “A”

Financial and statistical reports. Community information bulletins.

Philippines: Jewish Community of the Philippines 1957-1959

File PH.3: Philippines: Jewish Community of the Philippines - Financial & Statistical Reports 1964

Old Folder Number: 5

Monthly reports from the Jewish Community of the Philippines on balances, receipts, disbursements, and number of cases assisted.

Philippines: Jewish Community of the Philippines – Financial & Statistical Reports 1964

File PH.4: Philippines: Jewish Community of the Philippines 1957-1958, 1961, 1964

Old Folder Number: Ref. 109

Correspondence, memoranda, tables, and bulletin relating to the Jewish Community of the Philippines and whether they can cover their own expenses without JDC help.

Philippines: Jewish Community of the Philippines 1957-1958, 1961, 1964

Record Group: Poland

At the end of 1949, JDC had been forced by the Polish government to cease its operations in Poland. In 1957, under the circumstances of repatriation to Poland from the Soviet Union of Polish citizens, including thousands of needy Jews, and changes in the Polish government, contacts were re-established between JDC, the Polish government, and local Jewish organizations. In 1957, visits were made to Poland by Charles Jordan, Moses Levine, and Samuel L. Haber. Successful negotiations led to the reestablishment of JDC operations in Poland late in the year. The Polish government was interested both aiding the repatriates and in receiving US dollars for economic purposes. Although JDC maintained a representative, Harry Burger, in Warsaw until the end of 1959, its program was carried out indirectly, mostly through the Centralna Zydowska Komisja Pomocy Spolecznej (Central Jewish Social Relief Committee) and its associated local committees. This organization was established in order to distribute JDC’s aid money in a way acceptable to JDC and included equal representation of the Towarzystwo Spoleczno-Kulturalne Zydow W Polsce (TSKZ – social and cultural association of Jews in Poland – Kultuverband), which was partially funded by the Polish government, and the Vaad Hakehiloth Hakedoshoth B’Polin (Zwiazek Religijny Wyznania Mojzeszowego w Polsce), the Jewish religious committee in Poland. The chairman of the Central Jewish Social Relief Committee was Salo Fiszgrund, one of the central correspondents in this record group. The JDC European headquarters staff assigned to Poland were Akiva Kohane (December 1957-July 1958, and again from 1960 onwards) and Samuel L. Haber (July 1958 through 1959). The Jewish vocational training organization ORT was invited back into Poland at the same time as JDC and received funding from JDC.

Series 1: Administration: Finance

This series includes budgets, financial reports, payment instructions, and various correspondence, reports, and tables relating to financial matters. The files deal with JDC assets left in Poland from 1949, budgeting, accounting, transfers of funds, exchange rates, contributions from other organizations, supplies, and bookkeeping. At one point the Polish government did an aggressive and thorough search of the records of the Central Jewish Relief Committee and found them in good order, an event described in a letter in one file.

File PL.1: Poland: Administrative Expenses 1958-1960

Old Folder Number: F-4

Reports by Harry Burger showing administrative expenses in Poland and related correspondence.

Poland: Administrative Expenses 1958-1960

File PL.2: Poland: Allocations Within Poland 1958-1959

Old Folder Number: F-6

Reports on allocations within Poland by locality and purpose, cover letters for reports, and related correspondence.

Poland: Allocations Within Poland 1958-1959

File PL.3: Poland: Assets 1957

Old Folder Number: C.17(g)

An inter-office memorandum listing JDC assets left in Poland at the end of 1949.

Poland: Assets 1957

File PL.4: Poland: Budget 1958-1960

Old Folder Number: F-3

Correspondence and tables regarding the Poland budget.

Poland: Budget 1958-1960

File PL.5: Poland: Budget 1961-1962

Old Folder Number: F3

Annual and monthly budgets for 1961-1962.

Poland: Budget 1961-1962

File PL.6: Poland: Budget 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: F3.1

Annual and monthly budgets for 1963-1964.

Poland: Budget 1963-1964

File PL.7: Poland: Budget and Finance 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: 13

Correspondence and report regarding budgets, money transfers, and allocations.

Poland: Budget and Finance 1963-1964

File PL.8: Poland: Budget Financial 1957-1960, 1962-1963

Old Folder Number: C-61.0061

Charts, correspondence, and cables regarding budgeting, program statistics, and transfers of funds to be used in Poland.

Poland: Budget Financial 1957-1960, 1962-1963

File PL.9: Poland: Finance 1957-1960

Old Folder Number: F 1

Correspondence, cables, and receipts regarding money transfers, exchanges rates, contributions by the Polish Jewish Refugee Fund and South African Jewish Appeal, and other financial matters.

Poland: Finance 1957-1960

File PL.10: Poland: Finance 1961-1962

Old Folder Number: 3

An assortment of correspondence related to financial transactions, such as the purchase of raw materials and machines for cooperatives in Poland, feeding program for children in Lodz and Czestochowa; transfer of funds to World Ort Union and other financial matters.

Poland: Finance 1961-1962

File PL.11: Poland: Finance 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: 4

Correspondence related to financial and accounting issues.

Poland: Finance 1963-1964

File PL.12: Poland: Finance General 1964

Old Folder Number: 30

Correspondence regarding various financial matters and transactions, including Central British Fund contributions, bookkeeping in Poland, and matters concerning medical expenses, travel expenses, and supplies. One letter details both accounting practices of JDC-sponsored organizations in Poland and intense government scrutiny of their records.

Poland: Finance General 1964

File PL.13: Poland: Financial Reports 1958

Old Folder Number: F-2

Monthly financial and statistical reports of the Centralna Zydowska Komisja Pomocy Spolecznej (Central Relief Committee), including breakdowns of expenditures by program and locality and counts of beneficiaries. Cover letters of reports.

Poland: Financial Reports 1958

File PL.14: Poland: Financial Reports 1959

Old Folder Number: F-2

Monthly financial and statistical reports of the Centralna Zydowska Komisja Pomocy Spolecznej (Central Relief Committee), including breakdowns of expenditures by program and locality and counts of beneficiaries. Cover letters of reports and correspondence related to the reports.

Poland: Financial Reports 1959

File PL.15: Poland: Financial Reports 1960

Old Folder Number: F-2

Monthly financial and statistical reports of the Centralna Zydowska Komisja Pomocy Spolecznej (Central Relief Committee), including breakdowns of expenditures by program and locality and counts of beneficiaries. Cover letters of reports.

Poland: Financial Reports 1960

File PL.16: Poland: Monthly Financial Reports 1961

Old Folder Number: 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, and 69

Monthly financial reports from the Centralna Zydowska Komisja Pomocy Spolecnej (Central Welfare Committee), including records of receipts, disbursements, cash situation, and breakdowns of expenditures by city and purpose.

Poland: Monthly Financial Reports 1961

File PL.17: Poland: Monthly Financial Reports 1962

Old Folder Number: 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, and 67

Monthly financial reports from the Centralna Zydowska Komisja Pomocy Spolecnej (Central Welfare Committee), including records of receipts, disbursements, cash situation, and breakdowns of expenditures by city and purpose.

Poland: Monthly Financial Reports 1962

File PL.18: Poland: Monthly Financial and Statistical Reports 1963

Old Folder Number: 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, and 37

Monthly financial and statistical reports of the Centralna Zydowska Komisja Pomocy Spolecznej (Central Relief Committee), which was funded by JDC and was the main organization carrying out JDC’s program in Poland.

Poland: Monthly Financial and Statistical Reports 1963

File PL.19: Poland: Monthly Financial Reports 1964

Old Folder Number: 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, and 57

Monthly financial reports of the Centralna Żydowska Komisja Pomocy Społecznej, including accounting of receipts and disbursements and breakdown of expenditures by purpose and city.

Poland: Monthly Financial Reports 1964

File PL.20: Poland: Payment Instructions 1958-1960

Old Folder Number: F-5

Correspondence and cables regarding payments for the Poland program. ORT accounting sheets.

Poland: Payment Instructions 1958-1960

File PL.21: Poland: Payment Instructions 1961-1962

Old Folder Number: F5

Payment authorizations and requests for money transfers to cover expenditures for projects or administrative costs by Dr. Akiva Kohane to the Finance Department in Geneva.

Poland: Payment Instructions 1961-1962

File PL.22: Poland: Payment Instructions 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: F5.1

Payment authorizations and requests for money transfers to cover expenditures for projects, remittances or administrative costs by Dr. Akiva Kohane to the Finance Department in Geneva.

Poland: Payment Instructions 1963-1964

Series 2: Administration: General

This series documents the reentry of JDC into Poland and the whole trajectory of its activities in Poland and interactions with the Polish authorities and Jewish leadership in Poland throughout this period. The series includes reports, correspondence, memoranda, cables, minutes of meetings, press excerpts, statistical materials and forms. Some files deal particularly with the reestablishment of JDC operations in Poland. Several files contain reports on Poland by Akiva Kohane and Sam Haber which they wrote after their frequent visits, and which primarily document their discussions and negotiations with Polish officials and Polish Jewish leaders regarding the JDC program. Other files contain documentation regarding the obtaining of visas for these visits and the arranging of JDC staff visits to Poland. Another significant set of files in this series contains correspondence between JDC’s European headquarters and other JDC offices regarding Poland. Some files in this series contain documentation on a mix of subjects.

File PL.23: Poland: Basic Material Relating to Resumption of JDC Work 1956-1958

Old Folder Number: G-800

Articles, reports, minutes of meetings, notes on meetings, pamphlets on parcel orders, and correspondence regarding the needs of Jews in Poland, especially repatriates from the Soviet Union, and planning and implementation of JDC’s resumption of activities in Poland. Includes report by Charles Jordan on his visit to Poland to survey the situation and meet with government officials before resumption of JDC activities.

Poland: Basic Material Relating to Resumption of JDC Work 1956-1958

File PL.24: Poland: Poland: Car for the Central Jewish Committee 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: O-300a

Correspondence and documents regarding the purchase, shipping, and registration of a car for the use of the Central Jewish Relief Committee in Poland.

Poland: Car for the Central Jewish Committee 1962-1964

File PL.25: Poland: Correspondence with Polish Authorities - Visa Requests 1960-1964

Old Folder Number: G-807

Copies of letters and forms for visa requests of Akiva Kohane and Charles Jordan.

Poland: Correspondence with Polish Authorities – Visa Requests 1960-1964

File PL.26: Poland: Correspondence with Samuel Haber During Trips - Akiva Kohane and Others 1959

Old Folder Number: G-805

Correspondence regarding Poland sent to and from Samuel L. Haber during his trips. Topics include budgets, an influx of repatriates, cemeteries, and other matters.

Poland: Correspondence with Samuel Haber During Trips – Akiva Kohane and Others 1959

File PL.27: Poland: Dr. Akiva Kohane - Visa for Poland 1961

Old Folder Number: 6

Correspondence regarding Akiva Kohane’s visa.

Poland: Dr. Akiva Kohane – Visa for Poland 1961

File PL.28: Poland: General 1956-1957

Old Folder Number: C.61.000

Correspondence, cables and memoranda related to possible interest by the Poles in re-establishing contacts with the AJDC and other organizations. The file contains many references to an increase in antisemitism and violence against Jews. The file also contains news of the agreement between Poland and Russia for repatriation of thousands of Poles.

Poland: General 1956-1957

File PL.29: Poland: General 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: 61.000 “A”

Press clippings; summaries of articles; correspondence regarding press, Central British Fund contributions, visits, summer camps, and the Treblinka memorial unveiling; and cables.

Poland: General 1958-1964

File PL.30: Poland: Initiation of Program 1957-1958

Old Folder Number: 6

Press release, minutes of meeting, and letters regarding the initiation of JDC activities in Poland, needs and political conditions relating to the program, and personnel.

Poland: Initiation of Program 1957-1958

File PL.31: Poland: JDC Austria 1957-1959, 1962

Old Folder Number: OO.402

Correspondence between Theodore D. Feder, Dr. Akiva Kohane, Sam Haber and Rudolf Jorysz over miscellaneous issues related to individuals in Poland or individuals of Polish origin who are not located in Vienna.

Poland: JDC Austria 1957-1959, 1962

File PL.32: Poland: JDC Germany 1959-1961

Old Folder Number: OO-403

Correspondence with the JDC office in Germany regarding Poland. Topics include the sending of reports and speeches, antisemitism, and instructions not to correspond with the JDC office in Warsaw.

Poland: JDC Germany 1959-1961

File PL.33: Poland: JDC New York 1957-1960

Old Folder Number: 00-400

Correspondence with JDC’s New York office about a wide variety of matters related to the Poland program, including statistics, estimates of the Jewish population and emigration, contributions, sending of money by individuals, newspapers and books, retrieving property left in Poland by William Bein in 1949, and sending earth or ashes from the death camps Auschwitz, Majdanek, and Treblinka to the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland. The file also deals with various other matters.

Poland: JDC New York 1957-1960

File PL.34: Poland: JDC New York 1961-1962

Old Folder Number: OO-400

Correspondence with JDC New York regarding Poland covering topics including sending of books and publication to and from Poland, population movement figures, statistical abstracts, visitors, and matzah.

Poland: JDC New York 1961-1962

File PL.35: Poland: JDC New York 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: OO-400

Correspondence with JDC New York from JDC’s office in Geneva regarding Poland, including correspondence regarding statistical abstracts, demographic statistics, the sending of publications, and various other matters.

Poland: JDC New York 1963-1964

File PL.36: Poland: JDC Office for France 1957-1958

Old Folder Number: OO-401

Correspondence with the JDC office for France regarding transportation costs for Polish emigrants, an inquiry regarding a woman who saved Jews, and aid to refugees.

Poland: JDC Office for France 1957-1958

File PL.37: Poland: JDC Oslo 1960-1962

Old Folder Number: OO-404

Correspondence with Oslo regarding consideration of Polish projects for the World Refugee Year in Norway and a trip by a Norwegian representative to Poland to investigate these projects.

Poland: JDC Oslo 1960-1962

File PL.39: Poland: JDC Warsaw Office and Other Matters 1957-1960

Old Folder Number: G-800<

Reports, correspondence, and purchase and shipping forms concerning renewal of JDC funding for Poland programs, oversight of funds, location of a JDC office, office supplies and car parts, visas, travel arrangements, a promise to fund a monument at Treblinka, and specific issues such as clothing collections, welfare, summer camps, and matzah.

Poland: JDC Warsaw Office and Other Matters 1957-1960

File PL.40: Poland: Jordan Report 1957

Old Folder Number: C.17(f)1

Correspondence and a copy of Charles H. Jordan’s report on his visit to Poland September 20-October 1, 1957.

Poland: Jordan Report 1957

File PL.41: Poland: Lena and Selig Cohen Fund for Bydgoszcz Jews in Israel 1960

Old Folder Number: C.61.069

Correspondence regarding a fund set up to help elderly men and women residents of Bydgoszcz.

Poland: Lena and Selig Cohen Fund for Bydgoszcz Jews in Israel 1960

File PL.42: Poland: Meetings 1958

Old Folder Number: R-503

Notes on meetings at JDC headquarters, in Poland, and in London regarding policies and practices for the Poland program, program reports and planning, understandings with the Polish government, and inter-organizational cooperation. Meetings covered include meetings of officers of JDC, ORT, and UHS; meetings of a Jewish committee in Poland; meetings with the Jewish Colonization Association and the Polish Jewish Refugee Fund in London; and a meeting with Minister Zawadsky.

Poland: Meetings 1958

File PL.43: Poland: Meetings and Payments 1960-1964

Old Folder Number: 3

Statistical reports on beneficiaries of JDC program in Poland and related correspondence. Report of Akiva Kohane on meetings in Poland. Correspondence regarding a payment to Wilhelm Krell for a trip to Poland.

Poland: Meetings and Payments 1960-1964

File PL.44: Poland: Miscellaneous 1960-1962

Old Folder Number: PRO-600

Correspondence and list concerning an organization wanting to help with emigration from Poland and correspondence regarding accusations of theft from a Jewish cemetery that investigation did not support.

Poland: Miscellaneous 1960-1962

File PL.45: Poland: Miscellaneous 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: PRO-600

Correspondence and notes on various matters pertaining to Poland, including general outlines of the Poland program and its history, corrections of a text, JDC’s 50th anniversary celebrations, requests for information or personal favors, and other personal correspondence. Welfare regulations, lists of approved applicants of the IG-fund, and list for new year card distribution.

Poland: Miscellaneous 1963-1964

File PL.46: Poland: New Program 1957

Old Folder Number: C.61.051

Correspondence, cables and publicity releases on the resumption of JDC activities in Poland. Official announcement by Charles H. Jordan in the file.

Poland: New Program 1957

File PL.47: Poland: Overview 1955-1958

Old Folder Number: C.17(a)

Correspondence, memoranda, cables on the general situation in Poland. The file contains 3 trip reports by Sam Haber following his visits to Poland.

Poland: Overview 1955-1958

File PL.48: Poland: Reports - General 1957-1958

Old Folder Number: R-503

Reports on trips to Poland, including reports by Charles Jordan and by Sydney Einfeld, president of the Federation of Australian Jewish Welfare Society, and related correspondence. Reports discuss meetings with Jewish leaders and government officials, the situation of Jews in Poland, programmatic suggestions, and attempts to gain entry to Poland for the United Hias Service.

Poland: Reports – General 1957-1958

File PL.49: Poland: Reports 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: 8

Reports and correspondence from Akiva Kohane, primarily regarding negotiations and relations with heads of Jewish organizations and government officials in Poland regarding the Treblinka memorial, press, visas, budgets, and other matters.

Poland: Reports 1963-1964

File PL.50: Poland: Reports and Documents 1958-1961

Old Folder Number: 7

Reports by Sam Haber and Akiva Kohane, budgetary documents, press excerpts, and correspondence regarding JDC’s program in Poland and matters pertaining to interactions between Jewish organizations in Poland, the JDC, and the Polish government.

Poland: Reports and Documents 1958-1961

File PL.51: Poland: Reports and Documents 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: 7.1

Reports on visits to Poland by Akiva Kohane, focusing primarily on meetings with the leaders of Jewish organizations funded by JDC and with government officials, and attached documents. The file was kept by Charles Jordan.

Poland: Reports and Documents 1958-1964

File PL.52: Poland: Reports and Other 1960-1962

Old Folder Number: 7

Copies of reports by Akiva Kohane regarding Poland, including reports of meetings and relations with heads of Jewish organizations and government officials and discussions of many aspects of JDC’s program in Poland. Related attachments and correspondence.

Poland: Reports and Other 1960-1962

File PL.53: Poland: Reports and Related Correspondence 1959-1962

Old Folder Number: 6

Reports on visits to Poland by Akiva Kohane, focusing primarily on meetings with the leaders of Jewish organizations funded by JDC and with government officials. Small amount of correspondence and statistical pages on repatriation and emigration of Jews. The file was kept by Samuel L. Haber.

Poland: Reports and Related Correspondence 1959-1962

File PL.54: Poland: Samuel L. Haber Reports on Poland 1957-1959

Old Folder Number: 4

Reports by Samuel Haber and one by Charles Jordan regarding visits to Poland. The reports cover meetings with Jewish and government leaders and the whole range of activities funded by JDC in Poland.

Poland: Samuel L. Haber Reports on Poland 1957-1959

File PL.55: Poland: Statistical Abstract 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: 20

Statistical reports on beneficiaries of JDC program in Poland and related correspondence.

Poland: Statistical Abstract 1962-1964

File PL.56: Poland: Telephone Conversations and Other Communications with Samuel L. Haber and Harry Burger 1958-1959

Old Folder Number: R-500

Correspondence and memoranda on phone conversations covering administrative and programmatic matters including contacts with the Polish government and Jewish organizations, transfers of funds, and how to properly distribute funds to carry out programs.

Poland: Telephone Conversations and Other Communications with Samuel L. Haber and Harry Burger 1958-1959

File PL.57: Poland: Trips to Poland 1960-1963

Old Folder Number: G.801

Correspondence and trip itineraries related to JDC staff visits to Poland as well as planned visits to Warsaw by prominent individuals.

Poland: Trips to Poland 1960-1963

File PL.58: Poland: Various 1957-1960

Old Folder Number: G.804

Correspondence regarding various matters including repatriates in Poland, administrative instructions regarding mail and inquiries, a prospectus of a book about Polish Jewry and its destruction, and correspondence with individuals with various kinds of interests relating to Poland.

Poland: Various 1957-1960

File PL.59: Poland: Visa Requests 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: 5

Copies of letters and forms for visa applications for Akiva Kohane, Samuel L. Haber, Charles and Elizabeth Jordan, Ladislao Molnar, and Herbert Katzki.

Poland: Visa Requests 1958-1964

Series 3: Administration: Individual Files

Eight of these files contain copies of Akiva Kohane’s outgoing correspondence regarding Poland for the years 1961-1964. Six files contain Charles Jordan’s incoming and outgoing correspondence about Poland and other documentation he kept regarding Poland, including materials relating to initial contacts in Poland before JDC’s reentry to the country and Charles Jordan’s trip to Poland in 1957 in anticipation of JDC’s return, as well as material relating to later events. Two files contain material by or about Harry Burger, and there is one file each with material from Henri Elfenbein, Herbert Katzki, and Samuel L. Haber. Some material is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

File PL.60: Poland: Akiva Kohane Chronological File January-May 1961

Old Folder Number: 1

Copies of outgoing correspondence from Akiva Kohane and his secretaries regarding Poland, as well as a few documents from Dr. Molnar. Included are letters regarding requests or answers about individuals, forwarding of prescriptions, budgeting and accounting, religious supplies, repatriation and emigration, books, answers to questions about Jewish sites, and other matters.

Poland: Akiva Kohane Chronological File January-May 1961

File PL.61: Poland: Akiva Kohane Chronological File June-December 1961

Old Folder Number: 1.1

Outgoing correspondence by Akiva Kohane and his secretaries P. Bornstein and Dina Simon, as well as a few letters from other JDC staff. The file covers topics including requests for information on individuals, forwarding of prescriptions, religious supplies, money transfers and accounting, visitors to Poland, Kohane’s trip to an American Women’s ORT conference, the construction of an old age home, funding for a memorial monument at Treblinka, repatriation and emigration statistics, and various other matters.

Poland: Akiva Kohane Chronological File June-December 1961

File PL.62: Poland: Akiva Kohane Chronological File January-June 1962

Old Folder Number: 2

Outgoing correspondence of Akiva Kohane and his secretaries regarding Poland, covering requests and reports of information regarding individuals, finances and money transfers, payments to ORT, forwarding of prescriptions, the construction of an old age home, procurement of funding for a memorial monument at Treblinka, and various other matters.

Poland: Akiva Kohane Chronological File January-June 1962

File PL.63: Poland: Akiva Kohane Chronological File July-December 1962

Old Folder Number: 2.1

Outgoing correspondence of Akiva Kohane and his office regarding Poland, including material dealing with inquiries regarding individuals, forwarding of prescriptions, finances and money transfers, payments to ORT, a UJA visit to Poland, religious supplies, Yiddish books, and various other matters.

Poland: Akiva Kohane Chronological File July-December 1962

File PL.64: Poland: Akiva Kohane Chronological File January-August 1963

Old Folder Number: 3

Outgoing correspondence of Akiva Kohane and his office regarding Poland, including material dealing with inquiries regarding individuals, forwarding of prescriptions, finances and money transfers, payments to ORT, a UJA visit to Poland, religious supplies, Yiddish books, and various other matters.

Poland: Akiva Kohane Chronological File January-August 1963

File PL.65: Poland: Akiva Kohane Chronological File August-December 1963

Old Folder Number: 3.1

Outgoing correspondence of Akiva Kohane and his office related to Poland, including material relating to requests for information on individuals, forwarding of prescriptions, budgetary and financial matters, purchase and showing of films from Poland, the completion of an old age home, and various other matters. Includes a few letters from Charles Jordan.

Poland: Akiva Kohane Chronological File August-December 1963

File PL.66: Poland: Akiva Kohane Chronological File January-May 1964

Old Folder Number: 4

Outgoing correspondence of Akiva Kohane and his office, and a few letters from other JDC staff. The file covers topics including requests for information on individuals, budgetary and financial matters, aid to righteous gentiles, forwarding of prescriptions, photographing of objects or places of Jewish historical interest, visitors, supplies, the unveiling of a memorial monument at Treblinka, and various other matters.

Poland: Akiva Kohane Chronological File January-May 1964

File PL.67: Poland: Akiva Kohane Chronological File May-December 1964

Old Folder Number: 4.2

Outgoing correspondence of Akiva Kohane and his office regarding Poland, as well as few letters from Charles Jordan and Mark Uveeler. The file covers matters including aid to hassidei haumot, forwarding of prescriptions, requests for information on individuals, budgetary and financial issues and payments, an agreement with the TSKZ to help fund the construction of a center for cooperatives and culture, visitors to Poland, sending Torahs to New Zealand and Belgium, supplies, and various other matters.

Poland: Akiva Kohane Chronological File May-December 1964

File PL.68: Poland: Charles Jordan Individual File 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: C.17

Correspondence by Charles Jordan in response to requests and information on various issues.

Poland: Charles Jordan Individual File 1955-1956

File PL.69: Poland: Charles Jordan Individual File 1957-1958

Old Folder Number: C.17.1

Correspondence by Charles Jordan in response to requests and information on various issues.

Poland: Charles Jordan Individual File 1957-1958

File PL.70: Poland: Charles H. Jordan 1957-1960

Old Folder Number: 11

Correspondence, reports, and minutes of meeting regarding initial contacts to reestablish JDC operations in Poland, details of the JDC-funded program in Poland, and relations and meetings with individuals in the Polish government and Polish Jewish organizations. Topics include Jewish repatriates from the Soviet Union, emigration, relief supplies, ORT activities, cooperatives and loans, religious matters, Jewish children in non-Jewish homes, trips to Poland, personnel, visas, exchange rates, and a money transfer.

Poland: Charles H. Jordan 1957-1960

File PL.71: Poland: Charles Jordan File 1959-1964

Old Folder Number: C-22

Folder contains Charles Jordan’s incoming and outgoing correspondence related to Poland, as well as handwritten notes and a copy of JDC press release. Covers topics including negotiations with the Polish government, budgets for JDC’s activities in Poland, Akiva Kohane’s visa, Polish politics’ effects on aid, Jordan’s trip to Poland, and the construction of a monument at Treblinka.

Poland: Charles Jordan File 1959-1964

File PL.72: Poland: Charles H. Jordan: Individual File 1961-1964

Old Folder Number: C.17.1

Correspondence, memoranda and cables related to all issues involved with AJDC activities in Poland. Most of the correspondence is between Charles H. Jordan and Dr. Akiva Kohane. In addition there is correspondence between Charles Jordan and active individuals in the Polish Jewish community working together with the Joint. The file also contains trip reports, updates on projects and changing government policies regarding welfare assistance.

Poland: Charles H. Jordan: Individual File 1961-1964

File PL.73: Poland: Charles H. Jordan Visit 1957-1958

Old Folder Number: C.17(f)

Correspondence and memoranda related to meetings between JDC officials and Polish government officials that eventually led to an invitation for the JDC to reenter Poland and render assistance to the Polish Jews. The file contains trip reports by Zachariah Shuster and Charles H. Jordan on their respective visits to Poland and their observations.

Poland: Charles H. Jordan Visit 1957-1958

File PL.74: Poland: Harry Burger's General Letters 1959

Old Folder Number: R-504

Field trip reports and other correspondence sent by Harry Burger regarding meetings with local committees, relief, various program and administration issues, and visas.

Poland: Harry Burger’s General Letters 1959

File PL.75: Poland: Harry Burger's Personal 1957-1960

Old Folder Number: R-504

Various personal correspondence with and about Harry Burger.

Poland: Harry Burger’s Personal 1957-1960

File PL.76: Poland: Henri Elfenbein File 1958, 1961-1962

Old Folder Number: Ref. 109

Correspondence regarding aid for victims of pseudo-medical experiments and funding of summer camps. Includes 2 pages from 1965.

Poland: Henri Elfenbein File 1958, 1961-1962

File PL.77: Poland: Herbert Katzki File 1957-1958

Old Folder Number: Misc. 286

Correspondence of Herbert Katzki regarding emigration from Poland and administrative matters.

Poland: Herbert Katzki File 1957-1958

Series 4: Administration: Legal

One file contains correspondence regarding indemnification from Germany and lawyers in Poland. The other file is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

File PL.80: Poland: Lawyers in Poland 1958-1959

Old Folder Number: 552

Correspondence regarding information on the location of Jews after the war that had relevance for indemnification claims and correspondence regarding finding reliable lawyers in Poland.

Poland: Lawyers in Poland 1958-1959

Series 5: Administration: Legal Case Files

This series is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

Series 6: Administration: Personnel

This series is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

Series 7: Administration: Public Relations

Several files contain correspondence, itineraries, and other documents relating to important visitors to Poland, including groups from the United Jewish Appeal (UJA). Other files contain JDC press releases regarding Poland, news articles relating to JDC’s program in Poland, correspondence regarding Jewish sites in Poland, and correspondence regarding public relations. One file deals with films, including the acquisition of films relating to JDC activities and Jewish history in Poland, the screening of films from Poland for JDC audiences, the possibility of making a JDC film in Poland, and microfilm.

File PL.126: Poland: Films 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: P-201a

Correspondence regarding the acquisition and screening of copies of films on Jewish themes in Poland, including Requiem for 500,000, Cemetery Remu, and a film titled either Am Yisrael Chai or Jewish Newsreel. The films were acquired from Film Polski. Correspondence regarding the possibility of filming in Poland and regarding microfilm.

Poland: Films 1962-1964

File PL.127: Poland: Press Releases and News Clippings 1957-1958, 1960

Old Folder Number: PRO-601

JDC press releases regarding resumption of JDC activities in Poland and the matzah situation in Poland. Newspaper clippings and copy of French-language newspaper supplement regarding Poland.

Poland: Press Releases and News Clippings 1957-1958, 1960

File PL.128: Poland: Public Relations 1957-1958

Old Folder Number: R-503

Correspondence and copies of articles regarding public relations including opinions of JDC and related organizations, visitors, and other matters.

Poland: Public Relations 1957-1958

File PL.129: Poland: Public Relations 1958-1959, 1961-1962

Old Folder Number: C-61.068

Press clippings and summaries relating to Jews in Poland and JDC and ORT activities in Poland. Correspondence regarding press, visitors, and a potential JDC film.

Poland: Public Relations 1958-1959, 1961-1962

File PL.130: Poland: Various 1960-1962

Old Folder Number: G.804

Correspondence between Dr. Akiva Kohane and donors, UJA VIPs and other individuals who have made visits to Poland. The file contains some interesting exchanges between Kohane and Bernard Postal regarding what information should be included in a book that Postal and Samuel Abramson are co-authoring titled “A Jewish Tourist’s Guide to Europe.”

Poland: Various 1960-1962

File PL.131: Poland: VIPs 1958-1960

Old Folder Number: PRO-602

Correspondence with and about VIP visitors to Poland and how to handle visits.

Poland: VIPs 1958-1960

File PL.132: Poland: VIPs 1961-1962

Old Folder Number: PRO-602

Correspondence, cables, itineraries, and a list of participants regarding visits of important individuals, including a UJA mission, to Poland.

Poland: VIPs 1961-1962

File PL.133: Poland: VIPs 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: PRO-602

Correspondence and cables regarding visitors to Poland.

Poland: VIPs 1963-1964

File PL.134: Poland: Visits 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: G.804.1

Correspondence related to VIP groups or individual trips to Poland. The file contains itineraries, trip reports and criticism about lack of coordination between the UJA and the JDC staffers on site. Most of the correspondence is between Dr. Akiva Kohane in Geneva and Irving Bernstein of the UJA.

Poland: Visits 1963-1964

Series 8: Organizations: Jewish Organizations

File PL.135: Poland: Central British Fund 1958-1960

Old Folder Number: OO-408

Correspondence regarding funding for projects in Poland by title and by the related organization Jewish Child’s Day. The projects were the construction of an old age home, operation of a summer camp, and a school feeding program.

Poland: Central British Fund 1958-1960

File PL.136: Poland: Claims Conference 1958-1963

Old Folder Number: L.702

Correspondence between the Claims Conference and the AJDC related to a list of individuals who filed claims for compensation as slave laborers who worked for I.G. Farben. Some correspondence deals with the erection of a memorial monument at the site of the Treblinka Concentration Camp.

Poland: Claims Conference 1958-1963

File PL.138: Poland: Technical Coordinating Commission (BUMET) 1960-1961

Old Folder Number: O.300b

Correspondence, protocols, requests for purchase of equipment and budgetary material on projects, workshops and construction of buildings to house these workshops and other enterprises.

Poland: Technical Coordinating Commission (BUMET) 1960-1961

File PL.139: Poland: United HIAS Service 1957-1960

Old Folder Number: 00-407

Correspondence regarding emigration cases, assistance requests, transportation costs, and visits to Poland to help arrange emigration. Lists of applicants and departures.

Poland: United HIAS Service 1957-1960

File PL.140: Poland: United HIAS Service 1961-1963

Old Folder Number: 00-407

Various inquiries from the United HIAS Service and related correspondence. Lists of individuals registered with UHS departing Poland.

Poland: United HIAS Service 1961-1963

Series 9: Jewish Organizations: Central Jewish Committee (Centralna Zydowska Komisja Pomocy Spolecznej)

The Centralna Zydowska Komisja Pomocy Spolecznej (Central Jewish Social Relief Committee) was the local body through which JDC carried out most of its Poland program, and was established for the purpose of distributing relief and social welfare assistance in a manner that would meet JDC requirements. The files contain correspondence, memoranda, summaries of telephone conversations, budgetary material, and minutes of a meeting. Topics covered include the workings of the Central Jewish Committee and its affiliation with JDC, budgeting, supplies, and projects.

File PL.135: Poland: Central British Fund 1958-1960

Old Folder Number: OO-408

Correspondence regarding funding for projects in Poland by title and by the related organization Jewish Child’s Day. The projects were the construction of an old age home, operation of a summer camp, and a school feeding program.

Poland: Central British Fund 1958-1960

File PL.136: Poland: Claims Conference 1958-1963

Old Folder Number: L.702

Correspondence between the Claims Conference and the AJDC related to a list of individuals who filed claims for compensation as slave laborers who worked for I.G. Farben. Some correspondence deals with the erection of a memorial monument at the site of the Treblinka Concentration Camp.

Poland: Claims Conference 1958-1963

File PL.138: Poland: Technical Coordinating Commission (BUMET) 1960-1961

Old Folder Number: O.300b

Correspondence, protocols, requests for purchase of equipment and budgetary material on projects, workshops and construction of buildings to house these workshops and other enterprises.

Poland: Technical Coordinating Commission (BUMET) 1960-1961

File PL.139: Poland: United HIAS Service 1957-1960

Old Folder Number: 00-407

Correspondence regarding emigration cases, assistance requests, transportation costs, and visits to Poland to help arrange emigration. Lists of applicants and departures.

Poland: United HIAS Service 1957-1960

File PL.140: Poland: United HIAS Service 1961-1963

Old Folder Number: 00-407

Various inquiries from the United HIAS Service and related correspondence. Lists of individuals registered with UHS departing Poland.

Poland: United HIAS Service 1961-1963

File PL.141: Poland: Central Jewish Committee (Centralna Zydowska Komisja Pomocy Spolecznej) 1957-1959

Old Folder Number: O.300

Correspondence, cables, memoranda and typed summaries of telephone conversations between committee members and AJDC staff related to the workings of the Central Jewish Committee and its affiliation with the AJDC. The file contains minutes of a meeting of the Central Aid Commission in Warsaw held on February 12, 1959.

Poland: Central Jewish Committee (Centralna Zydowska Komisja Pomocy Spolecznej) 1957-1959

File PL.142: Poland: Central Jewish Committee (Centralna Zydowska Komisja Pomocy Spolecznej) 1960

Old Folder Number: O.300.1

Correspondence, cables, memoranda and typed summaries of telephone conversations between committee members and AJDC staff related to the workings of the Central Jewish Committee and its affiliation with the AJDC. File contains some lists of allocations.

Poland: Central Jewish Committee (Centralna Zydowska Komisja Pomocy Spolecznej) 1960

File PL.143: Poland: Central Jewish Committee (Centralna Zydowska Komisja Pomocy Spolecznej) 1961-1962

Old Folder Number: O.300.2

Mainly correspondence between the Central Jewish Committee in Warsaw and AJDC staff such as Dr. Akiva Kohane in Geneva. The file contains budgetary material such as expenditures and allocations for the committee as well as correspondence on various projects. The 1961 budget is outlined and there is a fundraising project to erect a monument to the murdered Jews at the site of the Treblinka death camp.

Poland: Central Jewish Committee (Centralna Zydowska Komisja Pomocy Spolecznej) 1961-1962

File PL.144: Poland: Central Jewish Committee (Centralna Zydowska Komisja Pomocy Spolecznej) 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: O.300.3

Correspondence and some cables between the Central Jewish Committee and Dr. Akiva Kohane in Geneva. The material relates to budget issues, supplies, and projects. The file contains an interesting letter on assistance to Hassidei Haumot in Poland.

Poland: Central Jewish Committee (Centralna Zydowska Komisja Pomocy Spolecznej) 1963-1964

Series 10: Jewish Organizations: Kehiloth

The files primarily contain accounting and expense reports from the Vaad Hakehiloth Hakedoshoth B’Polin (Zwiazek Religijny Wyznania Mojzeszowego w Polsce), the Jewish religious committee in Poland, and from the local Jewish religious communities affiliated with it. Topics covered include administrative expenses, religious activities and supplies, and canteens run by the communities. Also in the files are correspondence, minutes of meetings, and a cost estimate for the repair of a synagogue. Izaak Frenkiel was the chairman of Vaad Hakehiloth.

File PL.145: Poland: Kehiloth 1958

Old Folder Number: O.302

Reports, correspondence, meeting minutes, and circular letters regarding the operation of canteens and religious activities by Jewish communities, and the funding and accounting for these matters.

Poland: Kehiloth 1958

File PL.146: Poland: Kehiloth 1958-1959

Old Folder Number: O.302

Reports of expenses of Jewish congregations in various towns in Poland and related correspondence. Map of synagogue location and engineer’s cost estimate for synagogue repair.

Poland: Kehiloth 1958-1959

File PL.147: Poland: Kehiloth 1959

Old Folder Number: O.302.1

Expense reports of various Jewish communities in Poland, including reports submitted by Vaad Hakehilot, and related correspondence. Topics covered include administrative expenses, religious activities and supplies, and Jewish kitchens.

Poland: Kehiloth 1959

File PL.148: Poland: Kehiloth 1960

Old Folder Number: O.302

Expense reports of various Jewish communities in Poland. Letter regarding canteens.

Poland: Kehiloth 1960

File PL.149: Poland: Kehiloth 1962

Old Folder Number: O.302

Monthly accounting reports for April-December 1962 from various congregations under the umbrella organization The Committee for Holy Communities in Poland.

Poland: Kehiloth 1962

File PL.150: Poland: Kehiloth 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: O.302.1

Monthly accounting reports for 1962-1964 from various congregations/communities in Poland under Kongregacja Wyznania Mojzeszowego.

Poland: Kehiloth 1963-1964

Series 11: Jewish Organizations: ORT

ORT, a Jewish organization focusing on vocational education and training, returned to Poland at approximately the same time as JDC. JDC funded the World ORT Union and in Poland paid for student bourses as well. The files contain correspondence and memoranda on ORT’s program, the purchase and import of machines and raw materials, and workshops. The files also contain extensive financial and statistical reports as well as budgetary material. One file regards an invitation to Akiva Kohane to address a convention of Women’s American ORT about the program in Poland. D. Slobodkin was the director of ORT in Poland, and David Alberstein oversaw the program as the ORT World Union’s chief of operations.

File PL.151: Poland: ORT 1958

Old Folder Number: 44

Correspondence and memorandum explaining ORT’s renewed program in Poland and requests for grants to help finance the program. The file contains budget information for 1958 and estimated budget for 1959.

Poland: ORT 1958

File PL.152: Poland: ORT 1958, 1960-1962

Old Folder Number: C.61.047.1

Correspondence related to Herbert Katzki’s visit to Poland together with correspondence from Charles Jordan regarding a damaged package. The file also contains the ORT budget for Poland for 1958.

Poland: ORT 1958, 1960-1962

File PL.153: Poland: ORT 1958-1960

Old Folder Number: O-303

Reports, correspondence, and statistics regarding the ORT program in Poland, sewing machines and other supplies, stipends, payments and accounting, and other matters.

Poland: ORT 1958-1960

File PL.154: Poland: ORT 1961-1963

Old Folder Number: O.303

Correspondence between the JDC and World ORT Union, Polish Jewish Refugee Fund and other organizations regarding purchase of raw materials and machinery in Poland. The file also contains invoices for orders as well as several pages of statistical tables referring to bourses and clothing expenditures.

Poland: ORT 1961-1963

File PL.155: Poland: ORT 1964

Old Folder Number: O.303.1

Correspondence mainly between Dr. Akiva Kohane (AJDC) and World Union ORT (Max A. Braude) authorizing the purchase of raw materials and machinery for cooperatives in Poland. There is also correspondence with the Polish Jewish Refugee Fund in London. A table entitled Bourses, Clothing Expenditure and JDC Income.

Poland: ORT 1964

File PL.156: Poland: Apprentice and Product Workshops of ORT 1960

Old Folder Number: O.304

Correspondence related to apprentice and product workshops as well as material for the preliminary budget.

Poland: Apprentice and Product Workshops of ORT 1960

File PL.157: Poland: ORT Monthly Statistical Reports 1964

Old Folder Number: 14

Monthly reports on numbers of students, giving particulars based on city and course of study. The monthly total number of students ranged from 1238 to 1768.

Poland: ORT Monthly Statistical Reports 1964

File PL.158: Poland: ORT Monthly Student Enrollment and Scholarship Expenses 1960

Old Folder Number: 15

Charts showing monthly student enrollment in ORT institutions in 18 cities in 1960 and chart showing scholarship expenses by city for June and July 1960.

Poland: ORT Monthly Student Enrollment and Scholarship Expenses 1960

File PL.159: Poland: ORT Monthly Student Enrollment 1961-1964

Old Folder Number: 28-31

Tables listing monthly student enrollment by town/city according to three categories: workshops and courses, children’s workshops and apprenticeship.

Poland: ORT Monthly Student Enrollment 1961-1964

File PL.160: Poland: ORT National Financial Monthly Reports 1962

Old Folder Number: 2

Monthly financial reports of ORT Poland for 1962. Among other things, the reports list 14 ORT schools and total expenditures of over ten and a half million zlotys for the year.

Poland: ORT National Financial Monthly Reports 1962

File PL.161: Poland: ORT National Financial Reports 1963

Old Folder Number: 3

Monthly financial reports for ORT Poland in 1963. Among other things, the reports list 13 ORT schools and total expenditures of slightly less than 10 million zlotys for the year.

Poland: ORT National Financial Reports 1963

File PL.162: Poland: ORT National Financial Reports 1964

Old Folder Number: 12

Monthly financial reports for ORT Poland.

Poland: ORT National Financial Reports 1964

File PL.163: Poland: Women's American ORT 1961-1962

Old Folder Number: G.806/p>

Correspondence between Women’s American ORT and the AJDC regarding an invitation to Dr. Akiva Kohane to address the 16th Biennial Convention of Women’s American ORT.

Poland: Women’s American ORT 1961-1962

Series 12: Jewish Organizations: Polish Jewish Refugee Fund

The files contain correspondence with the Polish Jewish Refugee Fund regarding aid it provided to Jews in Poland through or in cooperation with JDC and ORT and related publicity, accounting, and trips. This aid included sponsorship of child feeding programs; donations of sewing and knitting machines and raw materials; and donations of clothing, religious supplies, and Hebrew books. Some of this aid was channeled to the Polish Jewish Refugee Fund from the Jewish communities of South Africa and Australia. Also in the files are reports of the Federation of Jewish Relief Organisations, with which the Polish Jewish Refugee Fund was closely affiliated.

File PL.164: Poland: Polish Jewish Refugee Fund - Federation of Jewish Relief Organisations 1957-1959

Old Folder Number: 00-406

Correspondence between the Polish Jewish Refugee Fund, affiliated with the Federation of Jewish Relief Organisations, and JDC regarding aid provided to Jews in Poland by the Polish Jewish Refugee fund through or in cooperation with JDC and ORT and related publicity. The aid included funding for child feeding programs, sewing machines, clothing, religious supplies, raw materials, and Hebrew books. Some of the aid originated in South Africa and Australia. Annual report of the Federation of Jewish Relief Organisations.

Poland: Polish Jewish Refugee Fund – Federation of Jewish Relief Organisations 1957-1959

File PL.165: Poland: Polish Jewish Refugee Fund - Federation of Jewish Relief Organisations 1960-1962

Old Folder Number: 00-406

Correspondence with the Polish Jewish Refugee Fund regarding the shipment of sewing machines, knitting machines, and wool; sponsorship of feeding programs; visits by director to Poland; and accounting. Report of the Federation of Jewish Relief Organisations, with which the Polish Jewish Refugee Fund was closely affiliated.

Poland: Polish Jewish Refugee Fund – Federation of Jewish Relief Organisations 1960-1962

File PL.166: Poland: Polish Jewish Refugee Fund 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: 00-406

Correspondence regarding reception of funds from South Africa, shipment of supplies, and the importance of title’s contributions to Poland.

Poland: Polish Jewish Refugee Fund 1963-1964

Series 13: Jewish Organizations: Towarzystwo Spoleczno-Kulturne Zydow w Polsce (TSKZ)

The Towarzystwo Spoleczno-Kulturalne Zydow W Polsce (TSKZ) was one of the central social and cultural associations of Jewish organizations in Poland and was involved in both cultural matters, including the publication of a Yiddish newspaper, and Jewish economic organization. Most of the files relate to the construction of a center for cultural activities and producer cooperatives and contain correspondence, documentation of offers and agreements, cost estimates, functional descriptions, and architectural drawings and blueprints. JDC contributed towards the cost of the building. Other files contain correspondence, memoranda, reports, cables, lists, and other documents relating to TSKZ projects and TSKZ’s disputes with JDC. Also in the files are translations of articles from “Folkstimme,” the TSKZ’s newspaper.

File PL.167: Poland: Budynek TSKZ Warszawa 1963

Old Folder Number: 7

Architectural drawings of plan for a Jewish cultural center for the Towarzystwa Społeczno-Kulturalnego Żydów w Polsce. Oversized, not digitized.

Poland: Budynek TSKZ Warszawa 1963

File PL.168: Poland: Budynek TSKZ Warszawa 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: 3

Functional description and cost estimates for planned social and cultural building including a theater. Blueprints, including a very large multicolor plan for the building.

Poland: Budynek TSKZ Warszawa 1963-1964

File PL.169: Poland: Jewish Social and Cultural Verband (TSKZ) 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: O.301

Correspondence, memoranda, reports and other documents related to expenditures and projects of the Jewish Social and Cultural Verband in Poland, including construction of the home for the aged. The file also contains several translations of newspaper articles in the “Folkstimme” some of which are dated and others undated.

Poland: Jewish Social and Cultural Verband (TSKZ) 1958-1964

File PL.170: Poland: New Cooperative Building - TSKZ 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: P-208

Documents regarding plans for the construction of a building to house a social and cultural center and a Jewish cooperative, including requests for JDC financing and guarantees, related correspondence, and a copy of the guarantee. JDC agreed to finance only the part of the building intended for the use of the cooperative.

Poland: New Cooperative Building – TSKZ 1962-1964

File PL.171: Poland: Plac Grzybowski - TSKZ Projekt Wstepny - Architektura 1963

Old Folder Number: 6

Blueprints for a social and cultural facility. Oversized, not digitized.

Poland: Plac Grzybowski – TSKZ Projekt Wstepny – Architektura 1963

File PL.172: Poland: TSKZ - Coops, Social and Cultural Affairs in Poland 1958

Old Folder Number: 27

Correspondence, cables, and lists of requests regarding disputes between the Towarzystwo Społeczno-Kulturalne Żydów w Polsce (TSKZ or Kultur-Ferband – The Social and Cultural Association of Jews in Poland), which was the officially recognized Jewish body in Poland, and JDC regarding the control and use of funds contributed by JDC. TSKZ wanted to control the funds and to use them primarily for productivization, a position opposed by JDC.

Poland: TSKZ – Coops, Social and Cultural Affairs in Poland 1958

Series 14: Subject Matter: Assistance

File PL.173: Poland: Polish Language Forms

Old Folder Number: 1

Form for referring people to local Jewish relief committees in Poland.

Poland: Polish Language Forms

File PL.175: Poland: Yiddish Forms

Old Folder Number: 2

Form for referring people to local Jewish relief committees in Poland.

Poland: Yiddish Forms

Series 15: Subject Matter: Case Files

The files are mostly composed of requests or inquiries regarding individuals and correspondence about and responses to these requests. The most common subjects of the files are requests for financial, material, or medical assistance; tracing requests; requests to look into the well-being of individuals or families; and requests by the United HIAS Service for information about the Jewish status of people they are considering helping with emigration. Most of these requests were looked into by the Central Jewish Relief Committee in Poland or by JDC staff, but for most of the time of JDC operations in Poland during this period the results were not communicated in writing between Poland and JDC’s European headquarters in Geneva. Requests for medicines that were in accordance with JDC’s policies were forwarded to the supplies department, and shipment to individuals was arranged. In a few cases, there is information on individuals of special interest not involving particular requests or inquiries. The majority of these files are restricted in accordance with in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

Series 16: Subject Matter: Cemeteries

The files contain correspondence, articles, budgets, and reports regarding the state of Jewish cemeteries in Poland; maintenance, protection, and restoration of the cemeteries; the funding for and unveiling of the memorial monument at Treblinka; and other memorial monuments for murdered Jews. There is particular attention in the files to the Remu cemetery in Krakow. JDC contributed to the restoration of cemeteries and erection of memorial monuments in Poland.

File PL.225: Poland: Cemeteries 1958-1959

Old Folder Number: P-202

Correspondence and articles regarding the state of Jewish cemeteries in Poland and the need for or progress of repairs. Particularly discussed are the Remu cemetery in Krakow and cemeteries in Warsaw, Lodz, Wroclaw, Bialystok, and Siemiatycze.

Poland: Cemeteries 1958-1959

File PL.226: Poland: Monuments and Cemeteries 1959-1964

Old Folder Number: P-202

Correspondence, budgets, reports, and articles regarding the state of and care for Jewish cemeteries in Poland, particularly the Remu cemetery, and the erection of monuments to murdered Jews. The accusations of theft from the cemetery contained in one document are addressed in file 1080945.

Poland: Monuments and Cemeteries 1959-1964

File PL.227: Poland: Treblinka 1961-1964

Old Folder Number: P-202 a

Correspondence and articles regarding the Treblinka memorial monument, including discussions funding, the unveiling ceremony, who will receive an invitation to the ceremony, and descriptions of the monument.

Poland: Treblinka 1961-1964

Series 17: Subject Matter: Child Care

Topics covered in this series are school feeding programs, stipends for students, children’s clubs that focused on Jewish education and culture, summer camps, Jewish schools, and other matters pertaining to children. The files contain correspondence, articles, financial reports, budgetary material, statistics, lists of summer camps, and notes. The statistics for the summer camps show that approximately 3000 children attended over a dozen camps.

File PL.228: Poland: Children and Students 1958-1959

Old Folder Number: P-204

Correspondence regarding school feeding programs, stipends for students, and other matters relating to children.

Poland: Children and Students 1958-1959

File PL.229: Poland: Children and Students 1961-1963

Old Folder Number: P-204

Correspondence, articles, financial reports, and statistics regarding school feeding programs, children’s clubs, summer camps, Jewish schools, and other matters relating to children and students.

Poland: Children and Students 1961-1963

File PL.230: Poland: Summer Camps 1958-1960

Old Folder Number: P-205

Correspondence regarding summer camps and budgeting and accounting for them. Lists of items purchased for the camps.

Poland: Summer Camps 1958-1960

File PL.231: Poland: Summer Camps 1961-1964

Old Folder Number: P-205

Correspondence, budgets, lists of camps, article, and notes regarding Jewish summer camps in Poland. About 3,000 children yearly attended more than a dozen camps.

Poland: Summer Camps 1961-1964

Series 18: Subject Matter: Legal

File PL.232: Poland: Camp Valka - Polish Refugees 1958-1959

Old Folder Number: 593

Letter regarding possibility of dealing with unspecified cases in court. Letter regarding installation of telephone at Camp Valka.

Poland: Camp Valka – Polish Refugees 1958-1959

Series 19: Subject Matter: Medical

JDC and the Central Jewish Relief Committee ran only a supplementary medical program in Poland, as the Polish government provided medical services to its citizens. The primary aspect of the program was the provision of medicines, and all of the files in this series have material on that subject. JDC shipped medicines for distribution by the Jewish committees in Poland, a method which was then replaced by the purchase of medicines from suppliers in Poland when the government began demanding to receive a portion of bulk imports for its own use. At all times JDC shipped medicines not available in Poland to Jews in need who submitted the proper documentation. Other matters dealt with in the files are medical advisors hired by the relief committees, planning for an old age home, and requests for out-of-country treatments. Included in the files are correspondence, lists of medicines, purchase order forms, meeting minutes, reports, and inventories of medicines.

File PL.233: Poland: General Medical 1957-1958

Old Folder Number: Med 357

Correspondence and memoranda specifying the procedure to be used in choosing what medicines should be shipped to Poland, where they should be shipped and by what means. The file also suggests what medical staff should be hired to treat the repatriates in Wroclaw and Lignica.

Poland: General Medical 1957-1958

File PL.234: Poland: Medical 1957-1958

Old Folder Number: S-101

Correspondence, purchase orders, and medication lists regarding the purchase and shipping of medicines and working out of procedures for orders. A few pages deal with matzah and clothing supplies.

Poland: Medical 1957-1958

File PL.235: Poland: Medical 1957-1959

Old Folder Number: P-200

Correspondence and circular letter regarding the establishment of a medical program in Poland, provision of medications, and requests for out-of-country care.

Poland: Medical 1957-1959

File PL.236: Poland: Medical 1959-1960

Old Folder Number: S-101

Correspondence, lists of medicines distributed, purchase order forms, and minutes of meeting. Most of the file deals with the purchase and distribution of medicines, and another topic is the use of medical advisors in various localities to supplement normal medical care.

Poland: Medical 1959-1960

File PL.237: Poland: Medical 1961-1962

Old Folder Number: S-101

Reports on distribution of medicines in Poland and request for information on medical literature.

Poland: Medical 1961-1962

File PL.238: Poland: Medical Care 1959-1962

Old Folder Number: 19

Report, circular letter, meeting minutes, and correspondence regarding the supplementary medical care program in Poland funded by JDC. Correspondence regarding malaria, which was effectively eradicated in Poland by 1952.

Poland: Medical Care 1959-1962

File PL.239: Poland: Medical Field Trips 1959

Old Folder Number: 14

Reports and correspondence on the JDC-funded supplementary medical care program in Poland, planning for an old age home, and a plan to send children from Poland to Switzerland for care by Swiss OSE.

Poland: Medical Field Trips 1959

File PL.240: Poland: Medical Program 1958

Old Folder Number: C.61.026.1

Correspondence regarding the first shipment of medical supplies to Poland. There is an attached list of medicines included in the shipment.

Poland: Medical Program 1958

File PL.241: Poland: Medical Supplies 1958-1960, 1962, 1964

Old Folder Number: 15

Inventories of distributed medicines, list of requested medicines, and correspondence regarding matters such as government demands for certain conditions before releasing a shipment of medicine.

Poland: Medical Supplies 1958-1960, 1962, 1964

Series 20: Subject Matter: Old Age Homes

The files contain reports, correspondence, agreements, articles, and architectural plans relating to the state of an old age home in Lodz and the planning, funding, construction, furnishing, and opening of a home for the aged and the chronically ill in Warsaw to replace and expand upon the facility in Lodz.

File PL.242: Poland: Home for the Aged, Warsaw 1959-1961, 1963

Old Folder Number: C-61.070

Report on the need and possibilities for an old age home to built in Poland; proposed space requirements; correspondence on planning, funding, and the preparation of the ground for the building; copy of agreement regarding the use of the building, and letter regarding a parochet (a curtain that covers Torah scrolls) in a synagogue) for the old age home synagogue’s to be inscribed in memory of Mr. Warburg’s parents.

Poland: Home for the Aged, Warsaw 1959-1961, 1963

File PL.243: Poland: Old Age Care 1959-1961

Old Folder Number: 19

Correspondence regarding planning for old age home. Architectural plan for the building.

Poland: Old Age Care 1959-1961

File PL.244: Poland: Old Age Home - Warsaw 1960-1963

Old Folder Number: P-206 a

Correspondence, cost estimates, and articles regarding planning, funding, construction, and opening of title. Signed agreement that the building will only be used only for old and chronically sick Jews and that the property won’t be transferred without the agreement of the JDC. Correspondence regarding finding this agreement for use by Ralph Goldman in 1981.

Poland: Old Age Home – Warsaw 1960-1963

File PL.245: Poland: Old Age Home 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: P-206

Correspondence regarding the completion and furnishing of the old age home in Warsaw and statistics regarding the home. Includes correspondence regarding Edward Warburg’s donation of a parochet for the synagogue of the home in memory of his parents.

Poland: Old Age Home 1963-1964

File PL.246: Poland: Old People's Home, Lodz 1958-1960

Old Folder Number: P-206

Correspondence about the state of the old age home in Lodz, improvements made in it, and the need and planning for its replacement. Letter of thanks from the residents.

Poland: Old People’s Home, Lodz 1958-1960

File PL.247: Poland: Planning for a Home for the Jewish Aged and Chronically Ill in Poland 1959

Old Folder Number: 15

Report on a visit by L. Molnar to help plan a home for the aged and chronically ill to be owned by the Jewish Kulturverband.

Poland: Planning for a Home for the Jewish Aged and Chronically Ill in Poland 1959

Series 21: Subject Matter: Publicity

The files contain newspaper articles about the situation of the Jews in Poland and developments in Polish politics, correspondence related to news articles, and a report by Zachariah Shuster about the situation in Poland and Antisemitism threatening the remaining Jews.

File PL.248: Poland: Articles on Polish Politics and the Situation of Jews in Poland 1956-1959, 1962

Newspaper clippings regarding the political situation in Poland and the situation of Jews in Poland.

Poland: Articles on Polish Politics and the Situation of Jews in Poland 1956-1959, 1962

File PL.249: Poland: Newspaper Clippings 1956, 1960-1963

Old Folder Number: 1

An assortment of newspaper articles related to the Jewish community in Poland. Some of the articles are clippings from the newspapers and others are typed translations. The articles are in different languages: Yiddish, Polish, German and English.

Poland: Newspaper Clippings 1956, 1960-1963

File PL.250: Poland: Newspaper Clippings and Extracts 1957-1962

Old Folder Number: PRO-601

Articles, translations of articles, and correspondence about articles regarding Poland and Jews in Poland. Articles are from a variety of sources and include material in English, Yiddish, and German.

Poland: Newspaper Clippings and Extracts 1957-1962

File PL.251: Poland: Reports on Poland 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: 61.034

A collection of articles from newspapers such as the NY Times, Jewish Chronicle, Jewish Telegraphic Agency and others that document the situation in Poland for the Jews, the indigenous Jews as well as the the repatriates. The file also contains a 19-page first hand report by Zachariah Shuster titled The Situation in Poland that sums up both the general situation in Poland for the entire population and the rise in antisemitism threatening the Jews.

Poland: Reports on Poland 1955-1957

Series 22: Subject Matter: Reconstruction

This series includes material on actual and requested JDC-funded aid in economic fields, including the organization and support of producer cooperatives, loans to individuals and cooperatives, and workshops. Included in the files are correspondence, tables, budgets, reports, lists, articles, and statistics.

File PL.252: Poland: Budget of Coops and Bumet 31 December 1960-1961

Old Folder Number: 23A

Budgetary material relevant to the various coops and Bumet for the above mentioned period.

Poland: Budget of Coops and Bumet 31 December 1960-1961

File PL.253: Poland: Cooperatives and Loans 1957-1959

Old Folder Number: P-207

Correspondence regarding loans to individuals and cooperatives and other matters involving cooperatives. Lists of individuals and cooperatives receiving and repaying loans.

Poland: Cooperatives and Loans 1957-1959

File PL.254: Poland: Cooperatives and Loans 1960-1963

Old Folder Number: P-207

Correspondence, tables, budgets, reports, lists, and an article regarding the functioning and needs of cooperatives, loans to cooperatives and to individuals, and plans for a building for cooperatives.

Poland: Cooperatives and Loans 1960-1963

File PL.255: Poland: Cooperatives and Loans 1964

Old Folder Number: P-207

Budgets and statistics regarding loans to cooperatives and individuals by TSKZ and the operation of the cooperatives. Includes lists of 17 cooperatives in 9 cities.

Poland: Cooperatives and Loans 1964

File PL.256: Poland: Workshops Towarzystwo Spoleczno-Kulturalne Zydow w Polsce (TSKZ) 1959

Old Folder Number: P-208

Correspondence and reports regarding requests by the TSKZ (Jewish committee) for funding for workshops and the conditions in the workshops.

Poland: Workshops Towarzystwo Spoleczno-Kulturalne Zydow w Polsce (TSKZ) 1959

Series 23: Subject Matter: Religious and Cultural

The files cover a wide range of religious and cultural activities, memorials, and the preservation of Jewish heritage in Poland. Among the subjects covered are the sending of Yiddish books to Poland, sending ritual items to Poland, kashrut certification of matzah produced in Poland, the photographing of historical sites and items, the formation of a rabbinical council, a commemoration of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, and circumcision.

File PL.257: Poland: Cultural and Religious 1957-1961

Old Folder Number: P-201

Correspondence, expense report of the Vaad Hakehilot, reports on cultural activities, lists of individuals and congregations receiving religious articles, list of books, and requests from the Jewish Historical Institute. Topics covered include religious activities, Yiddish books, cultural activities, the kashrut of matzah, distribution of religious supplies, the formation of a rabbinical council, cemeteries, monuments, mikvaot, and plans for preserving Jewish heritage in Poland.

Poland: Cultural and Religious 1957-1961

File PL.258: Poland: Cultural and Religious 1961-1962

Old Folder Number: P-201

Correspondence, financial tables, purchase orders, and a kashrut certificate for matzah. The file includes correspondence with institutions dealing with historical preservation and memorials and with Jewish religious organizations in Poland. Some topics covered in the file are expenses of Jewish religious communities, religious supplies, Yiddish books, funding for the Treblinka memorial, a commemoration of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, and building plans for a cultural complex and a summer camp.

Poland: Cultural and Religious 1961-1962

File PL.259: Poland: Cultural and Religious 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: P-201

Correspondence regarding cultural and religious matters, including expenses of the Jewish Historical Institute, a request to restore a tombstone, commemorations of the 20th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, the photographing of historical items and sites to send to Yad Vashem, requests for Torah scrolls from Poland, matzah, and various other matters.

Poland: Cultural and Religious 1963-1964

File PL.260: Poland: Educational and Cultural Activities 1958

Old Folder Number: C.61.018.1

Correspondence and cables regarding a rabbi/mohel who is traveling to Poland to circumcise repatriates from Russia and to train local mohelim. The file also contains material about sending Yiddish and Hebrew books to Poland.

Poland: Educational and Cultural Activities 1958

File PL.261: Poland: Matzoth 1958-1960

Old Folder Number: P-203

Documents certifying kashrut of matzah baked in Poland and correspondence regarding kashrut, distribution, and funding for matzah.

Poland: Matzoth 1958-1960

File PL.262: Poland: New Program Vaad Kehilla 1958-1959

Old Folder Number: C.61.051.1

Correspondence and cables regarding circumcision and Jewish orphans in non-Jewish homes and institutions and which organization should address these issues. Financial assistance from the Central British Fund for feeding program in Poland.

Poland: New Program Vaad Kehilla 1958-1959

File PL.263: Poland: Passover Supplies 1957-1958

Old Folder Number: 61.040.1

Correspondence and cables related to the need to supply kosher matzot and matzot flour for Poland.

Poland: Passover Supplies 1957-1958

File PL.264: Poland: Declaration of Emergency and Apology Letter 1959

Old Folder Number: 20

Letter declaring cherem (excommunication) and subsequent letters. The letters are in Yiddish and include some phrases and sentences in Hebrew.

Poland: Declaration of Emergency and Apology Letter 1959

Series 24: Subject Matter: Repatriation and Emigration

The files contain correspondence, statistical materials, and other documents relating to the repatriation of Jews to Poland from the Soviet Union, how to meet the repatriates’ needs, emigration from Poland to Israel and elsewhere, and Jewish demographics in Poland. One file deals with the question of who will provide guarantees for Polish refugees in Belgium.

File PL.265: Poland: Emigration and Refugees 1957-1959

Old Folder Number: C.61.017.1

Correspondence, cables and memoranda on mass emigration from Poland and Hungary to Israel and other countries. The file contains information on the transfer of children from orphanages in Poland to Israel. Various newspaper articles on treatment of Jews behind the Iron Curtain as well as a description of Naples as the gathering place of the emigrants on their way to Palestine.

Poland: Emigration and Refugees 1957-1959

File PL.266: Poland: JDC Benelux - Polish Refugees 1959

Old Folder Number: 00-410

Correspondence regarding whether the Centrale of Antwerp should receive guarantees from JDC for Polish immigrants who may need welfare assistance.

Poland: JDC Benelux – Polish Refugees 1959

File PL.267: Poland: Repatriates 1957

Old Folder Number: C.17(c)

Correspondence related to the situation in Poland regarding the number of repatriates, where they are located, and who is responsible for their maintenance. The file contains application forms for visas from the Polish Government.

Poland: Repatriates 1957

File PL.268: Poland: Repatriation and Emigration 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: R-501

Correspondence and statistical information regarding repatriation to Poland from the Soviet Union, emigration from Poland to Israel and elsewhere, and Jewish demographics in Poland.

Poland: Repatriation and Emigration 1958-1964

Series 25: Restitution

File PL.269: Poland: BUNA Hilfsfonds 1964

Old Folder Number: PRO-600a

Correspondence regarding how to get indemnification money to I.G. Farben slave labor claimants.

Poland: BUNA Hilfsfonds 1964

File PL.270: Poland: German Restitution 1958-1959

Old Folder Number: L-700

Lists of attorneys and Jewish attorneys from 1947. Correspondence regarding German endeavors to check eligibility of applicants for indemnification, including potential attempts to acquire lists of returnees from Russia in Poland.

Poland: German Restitution 1958-1959

Series 26: Supplies

One file deals with a shipment of clothing from Australia that was very significantly delayed due to disputes with the Polish authorities. The other files deal with a range of supplies, including ritual items, books, medical supplies, slaughtering knives, office supplies, a motor for a matzah factory, and candy bars.

File PL.271: Poland: Australian Clothing 1957-1959

Old Folder Number: S-102

Correspondence regarding a shipment of used clothing donated by Australian Jews that was greatly delayed because of various disputes but which was finally distributed.

Poland: Australian Clothing 1957-1959

File PL.272: Poland: Supplies 1961-1963

Old Folder Number: S-100

Correspondence and purchase order forms regarding a wide range of supplies, including ritual items, cars, books, medicines, slaughtering knives, and office supplies.

Poland: Supplies 1961-1963

File PL.273: Poland: Supplies 1964

Old Folder Number: S-100

Correspondence, purchase orders, and shipping orders regarding supplies, including Yiddish books, a photocopy machine, medical supplies, and candy bars. Results of examinations of candy bars.

Poland: Supplies 1964

File PL.274: Poland: Supply Program 1957-1958

Old Folder Number: 61.025″A”

Correspondence and cables regarding purchase or shipping of a motor for a matzah factory, medicines, and clothing, and the possibility of designating a JDC employee as the representative of other organizations.

Poland: Supply Program 1957-1958

Record Group: Portugal

Materials in the files covers financial reports and audits, the Jewish communities in Portugal especially the Jewish community in Lisbon the Comunidade Israelite de Lisboa, individual cases, refugees and those recommended for lifetime annuities and the AJDC relationship with the Jewish community.

Series 1: Administration: Finance

These files contain correspondence regarding audit reports, budgets, yearly reports and closure of the office. Much of the correspondence is based on the Comunidade Israelite de Lisboa.

File PT.1: Portugal: AJDC Portugal 1955-1964

Old Folder Number: 15

Audit reports for Portugal and the Comunidade Isrealite de Lisboa.

Portugal: AJDC Portugal 1955-1964

File PT.2: Portugal: Budget 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: C-66.001

Correspondence, budgetary estimates regarding the operation expenses and a letter suggesting office closure.

Portugal: Budget 1955-1956

File PT.3: Portugal: Budget 1957-1959, 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: C-66.001A

Memoranda, correspondence regarding budget of Jewish community in Portugal. In addition, an annual report on the operation.

Portugal: Budget 1957-1959, 1963-1964

File PT.4: Portugal: Financial Reports 1961

Old Folder Number: 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75

Monthly financial reports for the Comunidade Israelita de Lisboa.

Portugal: Financial Reports 1961

File PT.5: Portugal: Financial Reports 1962

Old Folder Number: 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73

Monthly financial reports for the Comunidade Israelita de Lisboa.

Portugal: Financial Reports 1962

File PT.6: Portugal: Financial Reports 1963

Old Folder Number: 38

Financial reports for the AJDC and Comunidad Israelita de Lisboa.

Portugal: Financial Reports 1963

File PT.7: Portugal: Financial Reports 1964

Old Folder Number: 58

Monthly financial reports.

Portugal: Financial Reports 1964

Series 2: Administration: General

These files contain correspondence regarding country reports, salary information, individual cases, Jewish population, reassignment of responsibility for Portugal from Leonard Seidenman to Henri Elfenbein and care of remaining refugees. Some material dealing with personnel is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

File PT.8: Portugal: Correspondence 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: 14

Correspondence regarding Jewish education in Portugal, annual budget, understanding between the AJDC and the Jewish Community of Lisbon, streamlining financial operations, rabbi and the community.

Portugal: Correspondence 1962-1964

File PT.9: Portugal: Field Trip to Portugal 1958-1959

Old Folder Number: 25

Report on trip to Portugal including budget, religious and cultural activities, refugees and others. Also includes correspondence regarding the opening of a synagogue in Madrid.

Portugal: Field Trip to Portugal 1958-1959

File PT.10: Portugal: General 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: C-66.000

Correspondence including statistics on Jewish population, holiday greetings, reassignment of liaison to Portugal from European Headquarters.

Portugal: General 1955-1956

File PT.11: Portugal: General 1957-1959, 1961

Old Folder Number: C-66.000A

Correspondence, memoranda, cables regarding departure of Joel Sequerra for Brazil, shipment of JDC and HIAS records from Lisbon, reassignment of responsibility for Portugal from Leonard Seidenman to Henri Elfenbein, care for remaining refugees.

Portugal: General 1957-1959, 1961

File PT.13: Portugal: Program 1956-1958

Old Folder Number: 4

Correspondence, memoranda, estimated budget, cables, regarding attempt to cut administrative costs in Lisbon office including transfer of World War II-era records elsewhere, report on Leonard Seidenman’s visit.

Portugal: Program 1956-1958

File PT.14: Portugal: Program 1957-1959

Old Folder Number: C-66.004A

Correspondence, report, regarding updates on the Jewish community and repayments of a study loan.

Portugal: Program 1957-1959

File PT.15: Portugal: Reports 1964

Old Folder Number: 15

Correspondence concerning annual budget reports, annual reports including distribution of matzot, Jewish community of Lisbon, UNHCR annuities.

Portugal: Reports 1964

File PT.23: Portugal: Baruel, Elias, Dr. 1956

Old Folder Number: Misc. 314

Letter regarding the method of carrying out JDC’s program in Portugal.

Portugal: Baruel, Elias, Dr. 1956

Series 3: Subject Matter: Culture/Religion

File PT.16: Portugal: Plans Kahal Kadosh Mekor Haim Communidade Israelitica, Porto 1962

Old Folder Number: 8

Plans for building in Jewish cemetery, Porto, submitted for Claims Conference application. Oversized, not digitized.

Portugal: Plans Kahal Kadosh Mekor Haim Communidade Israelitica, Porto 1962

File PT.17: Portugal: Social and Religious Services 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: 23

Correspondence, reports on visits to Portugal, budgetary estimates and spreadsheets, financial reports, annual report, cables, regarding topics such as supplies for Passover, attempts to reduce overhead costs, request to subvention rabbi for Porto community.

Portugal: Social and Religious Services 1958-1964

Series 4: Subject Matter: Refugees

These files contain correspondence on those eligible for aid, various aid given to individuals, case histories and those recommended for lifetime annuities. Some material is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

File PT.18: Portugal: Survey General 1955 (1 of 2)

Old Folder Number: 4

Correspondence regarding if families were eligible for aid.

Portugal: Survey General 1955 (1 of 2)

File PT.19: Portugal: Survey General 1955 (2 of 2)

Old Folder Number: 4

Correspondence regarding various aid given to individuals, including procurement of visa to Israel.

Portugal: Survey General 1955 (2 of 2)

Series 5: Localities: Oporto

File PT.21: Portugal: Varia 1958

Old Folder Number: 558

CA letter from Jerome Jacobson regarding the Oporto community and funding from the Claims committee in regards to a cemetery.

Portugal: Varia 1958

Record Group: Romania

During the years covered in this collection, the JDC did not have an office or employees in Romania, which was part of the Eastern Bloc of nations led by the USSR. However, requests for assistance were directed to JDC by relatives and friends of Jews in Romania and some requests came from inside Romania. The harshness of life in Communist Romania, especially for Jews, is clearly documented in this material and the majority of documents in the Romania Record Group concerns these requests and responses to them. Many of the requests give specific details about the medical and legal status of individuals are restricted. JDC maintained staff in Romania after World War II until the Communist government told the agency to leave in 1949. This record group also contains files concerning personnel issues related to those years, as well as legal claims stemming from JDC’s work in Romania before and during the war. Many of these files concern JDC personnel and individual legal cases. Another group of files in the Romania Record Group concerns legal cases and settlement of estates for JDC employees and others. Some material is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

Series 1: Administration: General

This series contains correspondence, copies of cables and news service reports concerning the Jewish community in Romania and visa requests for Chief Rabbi David Moses Rosen.

File RO.1: Romania: General Correspondence 1961, 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: C-70.000A

Correspondence, copies of cables, news service report concerning Jewish community in Romania and visa requests for Chief Rabbi Rosen.

Romania: General Correspondence 1961, 1963-1964

Series 2: Administration: Legal

The majority of this series is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

File RO.2: Romania: Elias, Henri 1956-1957

Old Folder Number: 77

This folder is comprised of one letter and newspaper clippings concerning title, a “hidden child,” whose family regained custody of him after a lengthy court case in Belgium.

Romania: Elias, Henri 1956-1957

Series 3: Administration: Legal Case Files

This series contains correspondence, memos, reports, stock certificates, last will and testament concerning various legal cases, including claims for property damaged in transit, attempts to document title to an agricultural school once owned by JDC, settlement of estates, and repayment of loans. This series is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

Series 4: Administration: Personnel

This series contains correspondence, affidavit, memos, release forms and cash disbursement vouchers concerning the estate of JDC Overseas Director Moses W. Beckelman and termination payments for JDC employees in Bucharest in the late 1940s who had not received full termination pay. It is not known how the folder concerning M.W. Beckelman came to be included here. This series is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

Series 5: Subject Matter: Assistance

This series contains correspondence, memos, flyers, brochures, price lists and handwritten notes concerning requests for financial and emigration assistance for Jews in Romania and sending parcels to Eastern Bloc countries. This series is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

Series 6: Subject Matter: Case Files

This series contains correspondence, memos, postcards, wire service and newspaper stories, notification of visa approval; and lists of names concerning emigration and financial assistance for Jews in Romania. These requests were usually initiated by family members or friends living outside the Eastern Bloc and made to JDC and other agencies. Some requests came from inside Romania. The majority of this series is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

File RO.42: Romania: Eckstein, Vilmos 1958

Old Folder Number: 72

This folder is comprised of correspondence and memos regarding a request from title to certify medical treatment he received in Paris.

Romania: Eckstein, Vilmos 1958

Series 7: Subject Matter: Emigration

This series contains correspondence, handwritten notes and a summary of a periodical. Topics include emigration from Rumania to Israel and other countries, the status of former JDC official Dr. Elias Costiner and the official periodical of the Jewish Community of Romania.

File RO.98: Romania: Correspondence 1958-1960

Old Folder Number: C-15

This folder is comprised of correspondence and memos concerning title. Topics include assistance to Jews in Romania and emigration from Rumania to Israel and other countries.

Romania: Correspondence 1958-1960

File RO.99: Romania: Emigration via Sweden 1960

Old Folder Number: 1

This folder is comprised of correspondence regarding title.

Romania: Emigration via Sweden 1960

File RO.100: Romania: Emigration, Jewish Community Periodical 1959,1964

Old Folder Number: 83

Correspondence, handwritten notes, and summary of periodical. Topics include sending parcels to Romania, emigration, the status of former JDC official Dr. Elias Costiner and the official periodical of the Jewish Community of Romania.

Romania: Emigration, Jewish Community Periodical 1959,1964

Series 8: Subject Matter: Legal Case Files

This series contains correspondence, memos, legal documents, last will and testament, probate of will, legal notices and handwritten notes. Material in this series concerns settlement of estates, criminal cases, clams regarding Holocaust-era loans, restitution claims, guardianship of a minor; and assistance to Jews imprisoned in Romania. The majority of this series is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

File RO.107: Romania: Claims Declarations of Death and Birth Certificates 1956

Old Folder Number: 69

This file is comprised of correspondence and notes concerning requests for JDC’s help in obtaining death certificates.

Romania: Claims Declarations of Death and Birth Certificates 1956

Series 9: Subject Matter: Public Relations

This series contains one folder containing clipped articles and one handwritten unsigned note. The clippings are articles and editorials from newspapers in London, New York and Paris concerning the emigration of refugees from Romania to Israel. The note is titled “for U.S.A. speeches.”

File RO.121: Romania: Emigration Newspaper Clippings 1959

Old Folder Number: 3

This folder is comprised of clipped articles and one handwritten unsigned note. The clippings are articles and editorials from newspapers in London, New York and Paris concerning the emigration of refugees from Romania to Israel. The note is titled “for U.S.A. speeches.”

Romania: Emigration Newspaper Clippings 1959

Series 10: Subject Matter: Reconstruction

This series contains one folder containing blueprint, price estimates and planning documents for construction of a cantina/restaurant for the Jewish Community of Bucharest.

File RO.122: Romania: Plans Cantina - Restaurant Bucharest 1963

Old Folder Number: 14

Blueprint, price lists, and planning documents for title, at Popa Soare No. 18.

Romania: Plans Cantina – Restaurant Bucharest 1963

Series 11: Subject Matter: Refugees

This series contains correspondence, memos, newspaper clippings, and editorial cartoons concerning refugees. Topics include resettlement of refugees in Israel, movement of refugees through Greece, Italy and France and fundraising.

File RO.123: Romania: Refugees 1958-1963

Old Folder Number: C-70.041.1

Correspondence, memos, newspaper clippings, copies of newspaper clippings and editorial cartoons concerning title. Topics include settlement of refugees in Israel, fundraising, movement of refugees through Greece, Italy and France.

Romania: Refugees 1958-1963

Series 12: Subject Matter: Religion and Culture

This series contains correspondence, a report and a cable concerning purchase of Matzoth for the Jewish community of Romania and correspondence between the chief rabbis of Romania and Sweden arranging meetings between the rabbis and discussing aid for Jews in Romania. There is an extensive report about Rabbi Wilhelm’s trip to Romania and Prague.

File RO.124: Romania: Matzoth 1954-1956

Old Folder Number: C-16(c)

This folder is comprised of correspondence and a cable concerning purchase of matzoth for Jewish community in Romania.

Romania: Matzoth 1954-1956

File RO.125: Romania: Rosen, Rabbi; Wilhelm, Rabbi 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: C-16(d)

This folder is comprised of correspondence to, from and regarding title who were the Chief Rabbis of Rumania (Rabbi Rosen) and Sweden (Rabbi Wilhelm). Topics include arranging meetings between the two rabbis and discussion of aid for Jews in Romania. There is an extensive report about Rabbi Wilhelm’s trip to Romania and Prague.

Romania: Rosen, Rabbi; Wilhelm, Rabbi 1955-1957

Series 13: Subject Matter: Tracing Service

This series contains one folder concerning a request to determine the location of Alice Schick-Hase, a British subject who disappeared during the Holocaust.

File RO.124: Romania: Matzoth 1954-1956

Old Folder Number: C-16(c)

This folder is comprised of correspondence and a cable concerning purchase of matzoth for Jewish community in Romania.

Romania: Matzoth 1954-1956

File RO.125: Romania: Rosen, Rabbi; Wilhelm, Rabbi 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: C-16(d)

This folder is comprised of correspondence to, from and regarding title who were the Chief Rabbis of Rumania (Rabbi Rosen) and Sweden (Rabbi Wilhelm). Topics include arranging meetings between the two rabbis and discussion of aid for Jews in Romania. There is an extensive report about Rabbi Wilhelm’s trip to Romania and Prague.

Romania: Rosen, Rabbi; Wilhelm, Rabbi 1955-1957

Record Group: Scandinavia

This record group contains two files on the SJUF, the Scandinavian Jewish Youth Federation. One contains journals of the SJUF as well as publications relating to the opening of community centers in Sweden and the second contains Claims Conference applications and recommendations for the SJUF, invitations for its conferences, and an article on Jewish life in Scandinavia, and one file of correspondence relating to the World Refugee Year in Scandinavian countries. Additional material on Scandinavia in the Geneva 1955-64 collection may be found in the record groups Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden.

Series 1: Organizations: Jewish Organizations

This series contains two files on the SJUF (Skandinavisk Jødisk Ungdomsforbund or Skandinavisk-Judiska Ungdomsförbundet, the Scandinavian Jewish Youth Federation). One contains journals of the SJUF as well as publications relating to the opening of community centers in Goteborg and Stockholm in Sweden. These publications are in Swedish. The second file contains Claims Conference applications and recommendations for the SJUF, invitations for its conferences, and an article on Jewish life in Scandinavia.

File SC.1: Scandinavia: Skandinavisk Jødisk Ungdoms Forbund (SJUF) 1961-1964

Old Folder Number: 13

Claims Conference applications and recommendations for title, invitations to conferences of title, and article on Jewish life in Scandinavia.

Scandinavia: Skandinavisk Jødisk Ungdoms Forbund (SJUF) 1961-1964

File SC.2: Scandinavia: SJUF and Community Center Publications 1957-1960, 1962-1963

Old Folder Number: 31

Journals of the Skandinavisk-Judiska Ungdomsförbundet (Scandinavian Jewish Youth League) and publications put out for the opening of community centers in Stockholm and Göteborg.

Scandinavia: SJUF and Community Center Publications 1957-1960, 1962-1963

Series 2: Subject Matter: Refugees

This series covers the years 1959-1960 and consists of one file of correspondence relating to the World Refugee Year in Scandinavian countries, including letters about meetings and recommendations of projects.

File SC.3: Scandinavia: World Refugee Year 1959-1960

Old Folder Number: WRY-40

Various correspondence regarding World Refugee Year in Scandinavian countries.

Scandinavia: World Refugee Year 1959-1960

Record Group: South Africa

The majority of this record group relates to debts owed by South African ORT-OSE to JDC. South African ORT-OSE raised and distributed funds for ORT, a Jewish vocational training organization, and OSE (Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants), a Jewish health organization, both of which operated in many countries around the world. As described by a statement in one of the files, the reasons why the debts built up and were not paid was that the South African Jewish community’s extensive investment in Ashkelon led to a diversion of funds raised by the South African Jewish Appeal to that project and a delay of payments to other organizations that expected to receive part of the funds. In parallel, the OSE program in Israel, sponsored by South African ORT-OSE, was closed down, a process documented by correspondence in the Israel record group. The South Africa record group also contains correspondence regarding other debts, correspondence regarding currency exchange issues, copies of South African labor laws, and congratulations sent on the occasion of ORT’s 75th anniversary.

Series 1: Administration: Finance

This series has one file which contains correspondence, cables, and notes regarding financial dealings between the JDC and South African Jewish organizations, including debts owed to the JDC and Israeli exchange issues.

File SA.1: South Africa: Financial 1955

Old Folder Number: C-77.0331

Correspondence, cables, and notes regarding financial dealings with South African Jewish organizations, including debts to the JDC and Israeli exchange issues.

South Africa: Financial 1955

Series 2: Administration: Legal

This series contains one file consisting of copies of South African labor laws published by the International Labour Office.

File SA.2: South Africa: Legislative Series 1956-1958

Old Folder Number: 2

Copies of labor laws.

South Africa: Legislative Series 1956-1958

Series 3: Organizations: Jewish Organizations

This series contains four files concerning South African ORT-OSE, the ORT World Union, and the South African Jewish Board of Deputies. These files deal primarily with a debt owed to JDC by the South African ORT-OSE dating to 1955, which JDC appears to have finally forgiven in 1961. Besides correspondence relating to this matter, one file also includes a copy of a statement about why South African ORT-OSE is separating from the South African Jewish Appeal that explains the history of the debt problem. Other material in the files includes a cable of congratulation on the occasion of ORT’s 75th anniversary sent by Moses Beckelman and related correspondence, and a letter discussing cooperation between JDC and the South African Jewish Board of Deputies.

File SA.3: South Africa: ORT World Union 1958-1959

Old Folder Number: 2

Letters from Herbert Katzki to the South African ORT-OSE requesting to know when they will repay their debt.

South Africa: ORT World Union 1958-1959

File SA.4: South Africa: South African Jewish Board of Deputies 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: C-77.013

File includes one page from 1947 regarding relations between title and the JDC.

South Africa: South African Jewish Board of Deputies 1955-1956

File SA.5: South Africa: South African ORT-OSE 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: C-77.000

Cable of greeting by Moses Beckelman for a celebration of ORT’s 75th anniversary and related correspondence. Statement about South African ORT-OSE leaving the South African Jewish Appeal.

South Africa: South African ORT-OSE 1955-1956

File SA.6: South Africa: South African ORT-OSE 1957-1959, 1961

Old Folder Number: C-77.021

Correspondence regarding debt owed by title to the JDC.

South Africa: South African ORT-OSE 1957-1959, 1961

Record Group: South America

This record group primarily focuses on activities in Montevideo, Uruguay, Buenos Aires, Argentina and São Paulo, Brazil. Much material deals with refugees, Claims Conference funding and grants, negotiations and agreements with various Jewish organisations and cooperation between staff, loan kassas and Charles Jordan’s reports for the World Refugee Year. Key personnel include Sidney Nelson, Henry Lewis and accountant Felix Tronik.

Series 1: Administration: Finance

This series contains audit reports on statements of cash receipts and disbursements, correspondence, memoranda, cables, financial and statistical reports, charts, regarding funds received by HIAS from Latin American communities, money transfers and budgetary estimates.

File OL.1: South America: Budget and Financial 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: C.78.007

Correspondence, memoranda, cables, financial and statistical reports, charts, regarding funds received by HIAS from Latin American communities, money transfers, and budgetary estimates.

South America: Budget and Financial 1955-1957

File OL.2: South America: Budget and Financial 1956, 1958-1962

Old Folder Number: C.78.007A

Correspondence regarding Cruz requirements, credit letters and budget reports.

South America: Budget and Financial 1956, 1958-1962

File OL.3: South America: Financial Reports 1956-1958

Old Folder Number: 78.007A

Acknowledgments of receipt of financial reports. In addition, correspondence, cables request to look into discrepancies between operating costs of two old age homes, money transfers.

South America: Financial Reports 1956-1958

File OL.4: South America: Reports on Field Examinations of JDC Offices in Latin America for 1955

Old Folder Number: 16

Audit reports on statements of cash receipts and disbursements.

South America: Reports on Field Examinations of JDC Offices in Latin America for 1955

File OL.5: South America: Reports on Field Examinations of JDC Offices in South America for 1962

Old Folder Number: 15

Audit reports on statements of cash receipts and disbursements.

South America: Reports on Field Examinations of JDC Offices in South America for 1962

File OL.6: South America: Reports on Field Examinations of JDC Offices in South America for 1963

Old Folder Number: 14

Audit reports on statements of cash receipts and disbursements.

South America: Reports on Field Examinations of JDC Offices in South America for 1963

File OL.7: South America: Reports on Field Examinations of JDC Offices in South America for 1964

Old Folder Number: 11

Audit reports on statements of cash receipts and disbursements.

South America: Reports on Field Examinations of JDC Offices in South America for 1964

File OL.8: South America: Report on Field Examinations of Loan Funds in South America for 1962

Old Folder Number: 13

Audit reports on statements of cash receipts and disbursements.

South America: Report on Field Examinations of Loan Funds in South America for 1962

File OL.9: South America: Report on Field Examinations of Loan Funds in South America for 1963

Old Folder Number: 12

Audit reports on statements of cash receipts and disbursements.

South America: Report on Field Examinations of Loan Funds in South America for 1963

File OL.10: South America: Report on Field Examinations of Loan Funds in South America for 1964

Old Folder Number: 10

Audit reports on statements of cash receipts and disbursements.

South America: Report on Field Examinations of Loan Funds in South America for 1964

Series 2: Administration: Fundraising

This series contains general correspondence on fund raising Magbit campaigns, the old age home Asilo de Ancianos in Montevideo, relief grants to organisations such as the National Yiddish Folk Theatre, Buenos Aires, negotiations and agreements with the Jewish Agency, ICA, UHS, Claims, AMPI and Keren Hayesod and budget correspondence.

File OL.11: South America: Fundraising 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: C.78.002

Correspondence, cables, newspaper clipping, memoranda regarding negotiations and agreements with the Jewish Agency and Keren Hayesod concerning fundraising in South American countries.

South America: Fundraising 1955-1956

File OL.12: South America: Fundraising 1956-1958

Old Folder Number: C.78.002B

Correspondence of Finance and Accounting department regarding fundraising in South America, including acknowledgments of receipt of shares of joint campaigns, totals collected by country, cover letters for correspondence forwarded to Israel office.

South America: Fundraising 1956-1958

File OL.13: South America: Fundraising 1957

Old Folder Number: C.78.002A

Corresponding, report, cables regarding fundraising and absorption of immigration in Brazil and other countries in South America. Topics include meetings on a JDC share of the Sao Paolo income, use of Claims Conference funds for Hungarian refugees, ICA support of the AMPI loan kassa, United HIAS Service contributions, and the inclusion of an emergency fund for resettlement in the united fundraising campaigns.

South America: Fundraising 1957

File OL.14: South America: Fund Raising 1958-1963

Old Folder Number: C.78.002B

Correspondence regarding Israel bond drive, Magbit campaigns and their issues, campaign collections, ICA payments and Jordan’s visit to Brazil.

South America: Fund Raising 1958-1963

Series 3: Administration: General

This series contains reports and correspondence on various aspects of Jewish and general life in South America, including Claims Conference, fundraising, loan funds, Magbit campaigns, cultural allocations and education, among other topics. Other items includes: names list relating to UNHCR program of aid for South America; Mexican immigration plan; report concerning antisemitism and the Jewish strike in response to it.

File OL.15: South America: Asilo de Ancianos and Other Correspondence 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: 10

General correspondence regarding the old age home Asilo de Ancianos in Montevideo, relief grants to organisations such as the National Yiddish Folk Theatre, Buenos Aires and budget correspondence.

South America: Asilo de Ancianos and Other Correspondence 1963-1964

File OL.16: South America: Fundraising and Community Organization - Training For 1962-1963

Old Folder Number: C-10.1

Report on Charles Jordan’s trip to Brazil during which he met with all JDC staff in South America, meeting minutes, report on Jewish strike in response to anti-Semitism in Argentina, correspondence on community development and leadership training for Sao Paulo.

South America: Fundraising and Community Organization – Training For 1962-1963

File OL.17: South America: General 1955-1959, 1963

Old Folder Number: C-10.3

1958 Reports on Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina covering general community, education, Magbit campaign achievements, and migration statistics. Other topics are charts of Claims Conference allocations through out South America, reconstruction budgets, correspondence regarding medication sent, and the aliya of scientifically trained individuals.

South America: General 1955-1959, 1963

File OL.18: South America: General 1959, 1961-1964

Old Folder Number: C-10

Correspondence, minutes regarding welfare and community concerns in Brazil, report concerning anti-Semitism and other conditions in Buenos Aires, statistics on Argentinian aliya.

South America: General 1959, 1961-1964

File OL.19: South America: General 1962

Old Folder Number: 12

Chart, memorandum on comparative statistics on South American loan kassas, analysis, and the possibility of developing them further.

South America: General 1962

File OL.20: South America: General Correspondence 1958-1963

Old Folder Number: C.78.000A

General correspondence including, receipt letters, visit of Jordan and his schedule, annual report for 1962, report on JDC activities and JDC UHS Latin America Conference.

South America: General Correspondence 1958-1963

File OL.21: South America: Legal Assistance Program, Immigration and Varia 1956, 1958-1960

Old Folder Number: 17

Cables, correspondence, news release, memoranda, reports, tables, cover letters for forwarded letters from South America, acknowledgment letters regarding a wide range of issues. Topics include UNHCR program for legal assistance; currency changes; fundraising and negotiations with Magbit; immigration statistics; Mexican immigration plan; summary of meeting with Argentinian Interior Minister; cables regarding 1960 earthquake and its effect on the Jewish communities in Concepción and Valdavia, Chile.

South America: Legal Assistance Program, Immigration and Varia 1956, 1958-1960

File OL.22: South America: Reports 1956-1957

Old Folder Number: C.78.005

Reports, memoranda, correspondence regarding organizations receiving Claims Conference and JDC funds, such as those in Sao Paolo, the Montevideo loan kassa, cultural allocations in Argentina. In addition, reports on field trips to countries and developments in various communities.

South America: Reports 1956-1957

File OL.23: South America: Report on JDC Activities in Latin America 1958

Old Folder Number: C.78.005A

Report on various aspects of Jewish and general life in South America, including Claims Conference, fundraising, loan funds and education, among other topics. Includes tables on allocation of conference funds, immigration, education, fundraising. Also, a report on the potential establishment of a yeshiva to serve South America, and one on the economic situation in Brazil.

South America: Report on JDC Activities in Latin America 1958

File OL.24: South America: UNHCR Major Aid Program and Varia 1961, 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: 17.1

Correspondence, meeting minutes, grant application and letters of support; names list relating to UNHCR program of aid for South America. Other topics include a potential ORT school in Brazil; Cuban refugees, and Magbit in Brazil.

South America: UNHCR Major Aid Program and Varia 1961, 1963-1964

Series 4: Administration: Individual Files

This series consists of 4 files concerning cables, reports, correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, journal, regarding Sidney Nelson’s work for JDC in South America. Topics include: Argentinian political unrest, personnel issues, fundraising, accounting issues including reporting on Claims Conference spending; since transfer of some management of South America from New York to Paris. Also Individual file of correspondence from Akiva Kohane to Charles Jordan.

File OL.25: South America: Charles Jordan Correspondence 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: C-19

Correspondence, memoranda, regarding Claims Conference funds and committee in Brazil, personnel changes for South America.

South America: Charles Jordan Correspondence 1955-1956

File OL.26: South America: General 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: 78.000

Cables, reports, correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, journal, regarding Sidney Nelson’s work for JDC in South America. Topics include: Argentinian political unrest, personnel issues, fundraising, accounting issues including reporting on Claims Conference spending; since transfer of some management of South America from New York to Paris.

South America: General 1955-1957

File OL.27: South America: Individual File Dr. Akiva Kohane 1955

Old Folder Number: C-19

Individual file of correspondence from Akiva Kohane to Charles Jordan.

South America: Individual File Dr. Akiva Kohane 1955

File OL.28: South America: Nelson, Sidney 1957

Old Folder Number: Misc. 413

Two letters regarding sending of Nelson’s pledge card for 1957 campaign.

South America: Nelson, Sidney 1957

Series 5: Administration: Personnel

File OL.29: South America: Foreign and Local Staff 1955-1958

Old Folder Number: 16

Administrative paperwork dealing with annual leave, salaries, local and foreign personnel, resignation of Julius Lomnitz and handing over to Sidney Nelson, moving office from Buenos Aires to Montevideo and other matters.

South America: Foreign and Local Staff 1955-1958

Series 6: Organizations: Jewish Organizations

This series concerns JDC and JCA activity in Brazil, Chile, and Uruguay; inclusion of community leaders in Claims Conference consulting; cooperation between JDC South America staff and Keren Hayesod/Magbit; and subsidizing of ORT schools in Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro.

File OL.31: South America: Claims Conference Projects 1959-1960

Old Folder Number: C-10.2

Correspondence regarding inclusion of community leaders in claims conference consulting.

South America: Claims Conference Projects 1959-1960

File OL.32: South America: Jewish Colonization Association 1963

Old Folder Number: 18

One letter regarding JDC and JCA activity in Brazil, Chile and Uruguay.

South America: Jewish Colonization Association 1963

File OL.33: South America: Magbit 1959, 1961-1962

Old Folder Number: C.78.008A

Correspondence, tables, regarding negotiations about the campaign in Chile; information regarding the financial situation in Colombia, Paraguay and Venezuela; and more cooperation between JDC South America staff and Keren Hayesod/Magbit.

South America: Magbit 1959, 1961-1962

File OL.34: South America: ORT 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: C.78.004

Correspondence, regarding subsidizing of ORT schools in Buenos Aires and Rio through joint fundraising campaign.

South America: ORT 1955-1956

Series 7: Jewish Organizations: Loan Kassas

This series consists of 6 files covering correspondence, financial and statistical reports, cables regarding financing of loan kassas in various countries in South America.

File OL.35: South America: Brazil Loan Kassas and Varia 1956-1957

Old Folder Number: 40A

Correspondence, memoranda, cables, meeting notes, chart, reports, regarding loan defaults, Claims Conference allocations, division of reporting on South American financial arrangements, loan kassas to meet needs of immigration to South America, new Brazilian law effecting loan kassas.

South America: Brazil Loan Kassas and Varia 1956-1957

File OL.36: South America: Loan Kassas 1955

Old Folder Number: 78.003

Correspondence, cables, editorial, names list, memoranda relating to loan kassas. Specific topics include ICA contributions to Sao Paolo loan fund and the creation of Montevideo FINREH S.R.L. fund together with ICA and the Claims Conference.

South America: Loan Kassas 1955

File OL.37: South America: Loan Kassas 1956

Old Folder Number: C.78.003.1

Correspondence, financial and statistical reports, cables regarding financing of loan kassas in various countries in South America.

South America: Loan Kassas 1956

File OL.38: South America: Loan Kassas 1957

Old Folder Number: C.78.003A

Correspondence, memoranda, lists, reports, cables regarding operation of loan kassas available especially to new immigrants in South America. Topics include possible contributions of ICA, legal status of funds in Brazil, coordination between the various funds.

South America: Loan Kassas 1957

File OL.39: South America: Loan Kassas 1958-1961

Old Folder Number: C.78.003B

Correspondence, cables, tables, regarding money transfers, report on Brazil loan kassas, policy issues, and an inventory of loan institutions.

South America: Loan Kassas 1958-1961

File OL.40: South America: Loan Kassas 1964

Memorandum and letters on meeting with Jewish Colonization Association regarding joint loan kassas, and reporting procedures of the funds themselves.

South America: Loan Kassas 1964

Series 8: Jewish Organisations: United HIAS Service (UHS)

File OL.41: South America: United HIAS Service (UHS) 1956-1957

Old Folder Number: C.78.005

Report, correspondence, memoranda, cables concerning topics such as integration of North African immigrants in Brazil, establishment of loan kassa, transmission of money collected by joint fundraising campaign.

South America: United HIAS Service (UHS) 1956-1957

File OL.42: South America: United HIAS Service 1958, 1960-1961

Old Folder Number: C.78.006A

Newspaper clipping, correspondence regarding negotiations for an emergency fund to care for recent refugees and Israeli returnees; money transfers; involvement of UHS in community organization.

South America: United HIAS Service 1958, 1960-1961

Series 9: Organisations: NGO

File OL.43: South America: High Commissioner UNREF Projects 1955-1956, 1959-1960

Old Folder Number: 1149.10

Correspondence, chart, schedule, regarding United High Commissioner on Refugees’ Promotion of Resettlement plan, High Commissioner’s trip to South America, legal assistance funds, dealings with various heads of Latin American office for High Commissioner.

South America: High Commissioner UNREF Projects 1955-1956, 1959-1960

Series 10: NGOs: World Refugee Year (WRY)

This series contains correspondence sent and received by Charles Jordan in his capacity as co-chair of World Refugee Year. Includes minutes, newspaper clippings, cables, address lists, report on field trip, thank you letters after Jordan’s trip to South America; article proposing to set up a refugee state in South America; correspondence documenting efforts of Committee for the World Refugee Year in Uruguay.

File OL.44: South America: Charles Jordan Trip - World Refugee Year 1959 (1 of 2)

Old Folder Number: WRY-14

Correspondence, itineraries, newspaper clippings, concert program, cables, address lists and reports regarding Jordan’s trip in his capacity as co-chair of World Refugee Year.

South America: Charles Jordan Trip – World Refugee Year 1959 (1 of 2)

File OL.45: South America: Charles Jordan Trip - World Refugee Year 1959 (2 of 2)

Old Folder Number: WRY-14.1

Correspondence, thank you notes, newspaper clippings and translations, address lists and reports regarding Jordan’s trip in his capacity as co-chair of World Refugee Year.

South America: Charles Jordan Trip – World Refugee Year 1959 (2 of 2)

File OL.46: South America: Charles Jordan - World Refugee Year 1959-1960

Old Folder Number: WRY-33

Correspondence sent and received by Charles Jordan in his capacity as co-chair of World Refugee Year. Includes minutes, newspaper clippings, cables, address lists, report on field trip, thank you letters after Jordan’s trip to South America; article proposing to set up a refugee state in South America; correspondence documenting efforts of Committee for the World Refugee Year in Uruguay.

South America: Charles Jordan – World Refugee Year 1959-1960

Series 11: Subject Matter: Immigration

File OL.47: South America: Immigration 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: C-78.001

Correspondence related to merge of JDC and United HIAS Service in South America, difficulties with former DPs from Foehrenwald now settled in South America, a report on Venezuela, meeting minutes regarding emigration from North Africa to Brazil.

South America: Immigration 1955-1956

File OL.48: South America: Immigration 1959

Old Folder Number: C.78.001A

Memorandum regarding tables not included in file, which detailed immigration statistics on immigration to Latin America from Hungary and Egypt before and after JDC-HIAS merger.

South America: Immigration 1959

Series 12: Subject Matter: Medical

This series contains reports primarily in Spanish and OSE pamphlets, which focus on mental health in South America.

File OL.49: South America: El Unico Lugar En El Mundo 1958

Old Folder Number: 37

A book with the title in Spanish.

South America: El Unico Lugar En El Mundo 1958

File OL.50: South America: Mental Health Reports 1961-1964

Old Folder Number: 35

Reports mainly on mental health in South America.

South America: Mental Health Reports 1961-1964

File OL.51: South America: OSE Medical 1955

Old Folder Number: MED 316

OSE pamphlets mainly in Spanish from 1951-1955 dealing with their medical programs in Argentina especially in mental health.

South America: OSE Medical 1955

Record Group: Spain

Unlike other countries where JDC operated, Spain did not have an indigenous Jewish community. As a result, JDC’s assistance in Spain was geared to help stateless refugee Jews who found refuge there before, during and after WWII. To a lesser degree emigration, religion/culture and welfare are also covered in this series. The Localities series contains four files containing correspondence related to reconstruction projects in the cities of Barcelona and Madrid. These files focus on the building of a synagogue and community center in each community, education facilities for children and summer camp activities.

Series 1: Administration: Finance

This series contains audit reports by Loeb and Troper, annual reports as well as monthly financial and statistical reports from the Barcelona office. In addition, some files include budget estimations and allocations together with related correspondence.

File SP.1: Spain: Audit Reports 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: 24

Audit reports for the years 1958-1964.

Spain: Audit Reports 1958-1964

File SP.2: Spain: Budget 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: C.79.002

Budgetary estimates for second half of 1955 and for 1956. Correspondence related to cash balances belonging to other organizations and instructions to get these items off the books.

Spain: Budget 1955-1956

File SP.3: Spain: Financial Reports 1961

Old Folder Number: 94-99

Monthly financial reports and annual financial report for 1961.

Spain: Financial Reports 1961

File SP.4: Spain: Financial Reports 1962

Old Folder Number: 92-97

Monthly financial and statistical reports for 1962 together with a statement called “Outstanding Commitments and Payables as of December 31, 1962.

Spain: Financial Reports 1962

File SP.5: Spain: Financial Reports 1963

Old Folder Number: 57-62

Monthly financial reports and annual financial report for 1963.

Spain: Financial Reports 1963

File SP.6: Spain: Financial Reports 1964

Old Folder Number: 62

Monthly financial and statistical reports as well as the financial balance report for the year 1964.

Spain: Financial Reports 1964

File SP.7: Spain: Various Financial Reports 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: 25

Audit reports for 1954, 1955 and 1956. In addition, the file contains the monthly branch office report for December 1957.

Spain: Various Financial Reports 1955-1957

Series 2: Administration: General

Two files contain extensive correspondence on JDC operations in Spain between Leonard Seidenman and Joel Sequerra. These files also contain VIP visits and accompanying trip reports. Other files in the series focus on administrative issues such as monthly budget reports, correspondence regarding welfare recipients and construction of community centers, synagogues and schools in Barcelona and Madrid. Some material is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

File SP.8: Spain: Administrative Correspondence 1955-1958

Old Folder Number: 2

Extensive correspondence betwee Leonard Seidenman with Joel Sequerra regarding JDC operations in Spain and the status of the Jewish communities in Barcelona and Madrid. The file also has correspondence with Hans Rosenstiel, trip reports written by Seidenman and considerable financial material related to welfare assistance.

Spain: Administrative Correspondence 1955-1958

File SP.9: Spain: General 1955

Old Folder Number: Misc.304

The file contains a request from Auren Kahn directed at Herbert Katzki for assistance in getting information about a new organization for emigrants that had been set up in Madrid. Katzki, in turn, turns to Joel Sequerra for assistance.

Spain: General 1955

File SP.10: Spain: General 1962

Old Folder Number: 24

The file contains correspondence related to administrative issues such as monthly budget reports, notifications of monthly remittances to cover expenses, allocations for welfare recipients as well as a copy of the annual report on Spain. In addition, the file has correspondence dealing with reconstructions issues including a project to build a synagogue/center and school complex in Madrid, renovations of an existing building in Barcelona to serve as a synagogue/center/ Talmud Torah, searching for a Rabbi for the Barcelona community, supporting a summer camp program and contributing to a study to assess the growth of the Jewish population since the end of WWII.

Spain: General 1962

File SP.11: Spain: General 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: 11

Monthly budget reports, correspondence and memoranda related to VIP visits, Barcelona and Madrid community centers, summer camp activities and annual reports on Spain for 1963 and 1964.

Spain: General 1962-1964

File SP.12: Spain: Program 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: C.79.004.1

Extensive correspondence, visit reports by high-ranking JDC staff and activity reports by Joel Sequerra updating JDC operations in Spain. Emphasis is placed on developments in the Barcelona and Madrid Jewish communities including plans for community centers, elections of new community leaders and continuing efforts by the Jewish communities to achieve official recognition by the Spanish Government. The file reflects some changes in JDC staff working with Spain.

Spain: Program 1955-1957

File SP.13 Spain: Program 1958

Old Folder Number: C.79.004.2

The file contains correspondence related to welfare recipients, a memorandum on “Chronic Illness in Spain”, and a trip report by Leonard Seidenman on a visit to Madrid.

Spain: Program 1958

Series 3: Administration: Individual Files

File SP.14: Spain: Jordan, Charles H. Correspondence 1964

Old Folder Number: C.21

Letter from Charles H. Jordan to Moses A. Leavitt.

Spain: Jordan, Charles H. Correspondence 1964

Series 4: Administration: JDC Offices

These files cover a transition period for JDC, during which the European headquarters moves from Paris to Geneva and Henri Elfenbein replaces Leonard Seidenman as the contact person in AJDC headquarters for Spain. While the files contain much correspondence, memoranda and monthly budget reports on the operation in Spain, simultaneously, extensive discussions are held about the future of the JDC operation in Spain and a date is set to close the Barcelona office. One file covers the period of the closure of the AJDC Barcelona office and the transfer of reduced administrative duties to Hans Rosenstiel’s supervision from his home premises. Despite the pending closure date, there is correspondence and memoranda dealing with preparing the groundwork for the Lifetime Annuities for the Aged Project, allocating funds for the completion of community centers in Barcelona and Madrid and routine monthly remittances regarding the budget for Spain. There is also a trip report by Henry Elfenbein. Some material is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

File SP.15: Spain: General 1957-1959

Old Folder Number: 9

Correspondence, memoranda and monthly budget reports on the operation in Spain. The file also contains trip reports by Joint staff, a report on the Jewish community in Barcelona, updates on the Madrid community center and a report on the AJDC operation in Spain. Extensive discussion is held about the future of the JDC operation in Spain and a date is set to close the Barcelona office.

Spain: General 1957-1959

File SP.16: Spain: General 1958-1961, 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: C.79.000A

The file covers the period of the transfer of JDC headquarters from France to Geneva. Correspondence related to the operation in Spain. Henri Elfenbein replaces Leonard Seidenman as the contact person in AJDC headquarters for Spain. The file covers the procedures put in place to close down the Barcelona office.

Spain: General 1958-1961, 1963-1964

File SP.17: Spain: General 1960

Old Folder Number: 9.1

The greater part of the file deals with the pending closure of the JDC office in Barcelona. In addition there is correspondence and memoranda dealing with preparing the groundwork for the Lifetime Annuities for the Aged Project, allocating funds for the completion of community centers in Barcelona and Madrid and routine monthly remittances re the budget for Spain. The file also contains a trip report by Henry Elfenbein.

Spain: General 1960

File SP.18: Spain: General 1961

Old Folder Number: 10

The file covers the period of the closure of the AJDC Barcelona office and the transfer of reduced administrative duties to Hans Rosenstiel’s supervision from his home premises. Subjects touched on in the file are: remittances from Geneva to cover monthly allocations to needy individuals, monthly budgetary matters, the estimated 1962 budget for Spain, the Life Annuity Project, summer camp activities, and emigration of Moroccan families to Israel.

Spain: General 1961

File SP.19: Spain: Miscellaneous 1959, 1964

Old Folder Number: 20

Memoranda on JDC operations in Spain. Extensive correspondence related to finding a solution to the problem of caring for the remaining caseload once the Barcelona office is closed.

Spain: Miscellaneous 1959, 1964

Series 5: Administration: Legal

File SP.20: Spain: Legislative Series 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: 3

Five publications from the International Labour Office on the following subjects: vocational training, workmen’s compensation, industrial medicine, contract of employment and employment of women and young persons. Not digitized.

Spain: Legislative Series 1955-1957

Series 6: Administration: Personnel

This series contains three files related to employees and conditions of employment. Some material is restricted in accordance with JDC’s JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

File SP.21: Spain: Barcelona Personnel 1955-1958

Old Folder Number: 9

Correspondence with Paris Personnel Department about local personnel matters.

Spain: Barcelona Personnel 1955-1958

File SP.22: Spain: Local Personnel Reports 1958-1960

Old Folder Number: 9

Correspondence between Hans Rosenstiel and Moneera Beckelman related to personnel and payroll reports. File contains some payroll reports and some personnel forms.

Spain: Local Personnel Reports 1958-1960

Series 7: Jewish Organizations: Claims Conference

This series refers to payments made from Claims Conference grants allocated to the Barcelona Jewish community for educational programs and other activities.

File SP.24: Spain: Claims Conference Cultural Allocations 1961

Old Folder Number: 34

Claims Conference payments for 1961 grant to the Barcelona Jewish Community and acknowledgement of receipt of funds.

Spain: Claims Conference Cultural Allocations 1961

File SP.25: Spain: Claims Conference Cultural Allocations 1962

Old Folder Number: 7

Claims Conference payments for the 1962 grant for Jewish education program in the Barcelona Jewish community.

Spain: Claims Conference Cultural Allocations 1962

Series 8: Jewish Organizations: ORT

File SP.26: Spain: ORT 1957

Old Folder Number: C.79.011

Critical correspondence by Leonard Seidenman to World ORT Union in regard to an announcement in the JTA about the creation of an ORT Committee in Spain.

Spain: ORT 1957

Series 9: Subject Matter: Case Files

This series is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

Series 10: Subject Matter: Emigration

The majority of this series is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

File SP.85: Spain: Emigration 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: C.79.008

Correspondence related to emigration of individuals from Spain to other destinations. Includes special requests regarding transportation costs, transfer of pension from German Consul from one country to another.

Spain: Emigration 1955-1957

Series 11: Subject Matter: Religion/Culture

One file covers the building of combined community center and synagogue facilities in Barcelona and Madrid including allocations, reports and grants. The other file notes the lifting of the ban on non-Catholic religious institutions in Spain.

File SP.86: Spain: Annual Reports and Correspondence 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: 13

Extensive correspondence on the Barcelona Community Center/Synagogue Project and the Madrid Center/Synagogue Project including financial information and grant allocations from the Claims Conference and JDC. The file also contains copies of the Annual Report on Spain for 1962, 1963 and 1964

Spain: Annual Reports and Correspondence 1962-1964

File SP.87: Spain: Religious Freedom 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: C.79.000

A newspaper article in Nouvelles Juives Mondiales and reference to another article in the New York Times refer to the lifting of the ban on non-Catholic religious institutions in Spain. Protestant institutions were allowed to reopen and the Madrid Jewish community was given permission to have a large public gathering in a hotel for the High Holy Days.

Spain: Religious Freedom 1955-1956

Series 12: Subject Matter: Welfare

This series is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

Series 13: Localities: Barcelona

This series contains information regarding the acquisition and ownership of land for a Jewish cemetery, construction plans for a community center and other issues involved in the development of the Barcelona Jewish community.

File SP.91: Spain: Barcelona 1958

Old Folder Number: 8

The file contains documents about the concession by the Barcelona municipality to grant land and ownership of it for a Jewish cemetery in Barcelona as well as the Regulations of the Jewish Community of Barcelona.

Spain: Barcelona 1958

File SP.92: Spain: Barcelona Community 1957-1964

Old Folder Number: C.79.012

The file contains a report on a field trip to Spain by Leonard Seidenman as well as correspondence related to events and issues in the Jewish community in Barcelona.

Spain: Barcelona Community 1957-1964

File SP.93: Spain: Barcelona Community Center 1961-1964

Old Folder Number: 9

Blueprints, correspondence and lists of expenditures for construction of a community center for the Barcelona Jewish community.

Spain: Barcelona Community Center 1961-1964

Series 14: Localities: Madrid

File SP.94: Spain: Jewish Community Center (Synagogue) Madrid 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: 17

Correspondence related to the planned purchase of property and the construction of a community center and synagogue by the Madrid Jewish community. The file also contains Claims Conference allocations toward this project.

Spain: Jewish Community Center (Synagogue) Madrid 1958-1964

Record Group: Spain and Portugal

This record group concerns Jewish refugees from other European countries and North Africa who are living in Spain and Portugal. There are also reports on the status of the Jewish Community. Most of the folders concern individual case files, which are restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

Series 1: Organizations: Intergovernmental Organizations

This series consists of one folder containing correspondence concerning a visit by a representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to Spain and Portugal.

File PS.1: Spain and Portugal: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees 1958

Old Folder Number: 1211

Correspondence concerning the upcoming visit of Mr. Colmar of the office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees to Spain and Portugal.

Spain and Portugal: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees 1958

Series 2: Subject Matter: Case Files

This series concerns refugees from other parts of Europe and North Africa living in Spain and Portugal. It is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

Series 3: Subject Matter: Social Welfare

This series consists of one folder containing correspondence and tables concerning persons receiving JDC assistance in Spain and Portugal and a report on the status of the Jewish Community in Spain.

File PS.8: Spain and Portugal: Assistance Cases 1956-1958

Old Folder Number: MED 358

Correspondence, field reports, tables. Topics include individuals receiving JDC assistance in Spain and Portugal; status of Jewish Community in Spain.

Spain and Portugal: Assistance Cases 1956-1958

Series 4: Localities: Portugal

This series consists of one folder, a 1958 field trip report by Leonard Seidenman concerning JDC assistance to refugees in Portugal and the status of the Jewish Community of Portugal.

File PS.9: Spain and Portugal: Field Report 1958

Old Folder Number: MED 358.1

This folder is comprised of a field report by Leonard Seidenman concerning the Jewish Community of Portugal and JDC’s assistance to 19 refugees living in Portugal.

Spain and Portugal: Field Report 1958

Record Group: Sweden

The bulk of the files detail the social welfare assistance provided to Nazi victims in Sweden and the construction, renovation, and furnishing of the country’s community centers and synagogues. Both functions were funded by the Claims Conference. Nazi victims in Sweden, most of whom arrived after the end of World War II, comprised over half of Sweden’s Jewish population of 13,000-14,000. The Mosaiska Församlingen (Jewish community organization)’s welfare activities included both financial aid and support for pursuing economic rehabilitation. JDC supported these activities by making funding recommendations for projects, dispatching consultants to advise on effective welfare resources, transferring Claims Conference funds to directed organizations, and monitoring the use of funds allocated for construction purposes. JDC also played a role in trying to smooth out disputes in the Jewish community that delayed decision-making on the nature of projects to be funded by the Claims Conference. Additional Jewish refugees continued to come into Sweden during the years covered by this record group, and there are significant amounts of correspondence on Swedish schemes to take in refugees from Austria and Germany in 1955 and 1956. Later refugee arrivals included Jews from Hungary and Romania. Other issues addressed in the files include the Stockholm loan kassa, various matters relating to restitution and indemnification, and medical matters such as a potential psychiatric survey of Sweden’s Jews. A significant number of the files in the record group contain financial reports and audits on JDC Sweden. Key individuals in the record group include David Köpniwsky and Gunnar Josephson, leaders of the Mosaiska Församlingen in Stockholm; Ragnar Gottfarb, the JDC representative in Sweden; Herbert Katzki and Charles Jordan, who dealt with matters relating to Sweden from their base at the JDC European headquarters; and Janet Siebold and Mary Palevsky, JDC social workers whose visits to and reports on the program of the Församlingen are documented in the files.

Series 1: Administration: Finance

This series includes two files of audit reports covering the entire range of these years and four files of monthly financial reports for 1961-1964. Two files deal with budgetary matters and the expenditures of the Mosaiska Församlingen. One file concerns accounting matters connected to the bank account of Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who saved Jews in World War II and subsequently disappeared. JDC was involved in providing him funds for rescue work and retained some responsibility for his bank account.

File SE.1: Sweden: AJDC Audit Reports 1954-1960

Old Folder Number: 28

Audit reports, cover letters, and related notes for JDC Sweden covering the years 1954-1960. The 1954 report is dated 1955.

Sweden: AJDC Audit Reports 1954-1960

File SE.2: Sweden: AJDC Audit Reports 1961-1964

Old Folder Number: 27

Loeb & Troper audit reports on JDC Sweden, including cover letters and notes.

Sweden: AJDC Audit Reports 1961-1964

File SE.3: Sweden: Budget 1955

Old Folder Number: C.80.001

Press extract, tables, and memorandum regarding the budget and expenditures of the Mosaiska Församlingen.

Sweden: Budget 1955

File SE.4: Sweden: Finance 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: 16

Correspondence, financial statements, and reports regarding Claims Conference allocations for Sweden and the end of Claims Conference funds, the budget for Sweden, and potential cost-saving measures in the Mosaiska Församlingen’s welfare program.

Sweden: Finance 1962-1964

File SE.5: Sweden: Monthly Financial Reports 1961

Old Folder Number: 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, and 105

Monthly financial reports and bank statements from the JDC office in Stockholm, a summary statement for the year 1961, and an inventory of office equipment.

Sweden: Monthly Financial Reports 1961

File SE.6: Sweden: Monthly Financial Reports and Annual Report 1962

Old Folder Number: 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, and 103

Monthly financial reports and bank statements and an annual financial report and inventory of office equipment.

Sweden: Monthly Financial Reports and Annual Report 1962

File SE.7: Sweden: Monthly Financial Reports 1963

Old Folder Number: 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, and 68

Monthly and annual financial statements dealing mostly with the disbursement of Claims Conference funds. Bank statements.

Sweden: Monthly Financial Reports 1963

File SE.8: Sweden: Monthly Financial Reports 1964

Old Folder Number: 63

Monthly financial reports and bank statements. End-of-year report and office equipment inventory.

Sweden: Monthly Financial Reports 1964

File SE.9: Sweden: Wallenberg, Raoul - Accounting Department 1955

Old Folder Number: 7

Correspondence regarding the bank account that had been used by Raoul Wallenberg. Four pages deal with the Becher deposit.

Sweden: Wallenberg, Raoul – Accounting Department 1955

Series 2: Administration: General

Two files contain correspondence and news clippings dealing with a wide variety of administrative issues and background information relating to Sweden and JDC’s activities there. One file concerns Raoul Wallenberg, and includes correspondence on the sending of information about him, accounting for his bank account, and the refusal of his family to have an institution named after him given their doubt that he was actually dead. Another file includes a list of Swedish Jewish organizations compiled for a capital investment fund conference sponsored by JDC and the Claims Conference.

File SE.10: Sweden: Capital Investment Fund Conference - Directory of Jewish Organizations 1956

Old Folder Number: 9

Directory of Jewish organizations in Sweden prepared by Jerome J. Jacobson for a conference sponsored by the JDC and Claims Conference.

Sweden: Capital Investment Fund Conference – Directory of Jewish Organizations 1956

File SE.11: Sweden: General 1955

Old Folder Number: C.80.000

News extracts and clipping regarding UIA fundraising in Sweden, the opening of a Jewish school, and the Gothenburg Jewish Community. Correspondence regarding a request for information on an individual in Colombia.

Sweden: General 1955

File SE.12: Sweden: General 1957, 1959-1964

Old Folder Number: C 80.000 A

Correspondence and cables regarding celebrations, travel, problems of the Jewish community in Sweden, community centers, money transfers, and the loan kassa in Sweden.

Sweden: General 1957, 1959-1964

File SE.13: Sweden: Raoul Wallenberg 1955, 1957

Old Folder Number: C-80.020

Correspondence regarding sending report and article about title, accounting for title’s bank account, and not naming an institution for title because family is not convinced that he is dead.

Sweden: Raoul Wallenberg 1955, 1957

Series 3: Administration: Legal

File SE.14: Sweden: Legislative Series 1956-1957

Old Folder Number: 3

Copies of labor laws. Not digitized.

Sweden: Legislative Series 1956-1957

Series 4: Organizations: Intergovernmental Organizations

File SE.15: Sweden: IRO 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: 3

Correspondence, minutes of meetings, and booklet relating to Swedish resettlement schemes.

Sweden: IRO 1955-1956

Series 5: Organizations: Jewish Organizations

Two files consist of cables, correspondence, and receipts connected to remittances of Claims Conference funds. One of these file deals with remittances to Föreningen Chinuch and the Mosaiska Församlingen in Stockholm, and one deals with remittances to Föreningen Chinuch only. Another file deals with the Skandinavisk Jødisk Ungdomsforbund (Scandinavian Jewish Youth Federation) and the impact of the strengthening of local community centers on that organization.

File SE.16: Sweden: Claims Conference Remittances 1962-1963

Old Folder Number: 8

Correspondence, receipts, and cable regarding payments of Claims Conference funds to the Mosaiska Församlingen and the Föreningen Chinuch. Some of the correspondence deals with fixing mistaken payments.

Sweden: Claims Conference Remittances 1962-1963

File SE.17: Sweden: Föreningen Chinuch 1961-1962

Old Folder Number: 28

Cables, correspondence, and receipts regarding payments to title from Claims Conference funds.

Sweden: Föreningen Chinuch 1961-1962

File SE.18: Sweden: Swedish Community Centers & SJUF 1960

Old Folder Number: 11

Reports on Jewish communities in Sweden, prospects for community centers, and the future of the Scandinavian Jewish Youth Federation, particularly with attention to potential effects of Claims Conference funding changes.

Sweden: Swedish Community Centers & SJUF 1960

Series 6: Jewish Organizations: Mosaiska Församlingen, Stockholm

Some of these files include general material on the Församlingen and its relations with the JDC. Others contain material relating to the Församlingen’s applications for Claims Conference funds for its own activities and on behalf of smaller Jewish communities in Sweden. These funds were used for welfare activities and the construction or renovation of community centers in several cities and a summer camp. Another group of files contains reports and related correspondence on the structure and activities of the Församlingen and the demographics of post-war Jewish immigrants in Sweden. Some of these reports were created by the Församlingen itself, and others were written by the JDC social workers Janet Siebold and Mary Palevsky. The Mosaiska Församlingen in Stockholm was responsible for social welfare as well as religious and cultural activities.

File SE.19: Sweden: Mosaiska Församlingen 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: C-80.028

Correspondence about a visit by Janet Siebold in which she investigated and advised on social work issues and the structure of title’s social services, protests by DPs settled in Sweden, condolences on the death of Gunnar Josephson’s wife, and pensions for title’s personnel who were once employed by the JDC. Also includes financial tables of social services of title and an organizational chart of title.

Sweden: Mosaiska Församlingen 1955-1957

File SE.20: Sweden: Mosaiska Församlingen 1957-1964

Old Folder Number: C-80.028″A”

Correspondence, reports, cables, and news extracts regarding various matters pertaining to title and to the the Swedish Jewish community. Included is correspondence on pensions for former JDC employees now employed by title, reports on recipients of welfare from title, correspondence regarding eligibility for loans from the Loan Committee, correspondence about reception of clothing from an estate left to the JDC, correspondence and news extracts regarding election results for title, a report on a discussion of Anti-Semitism in the Swedish parliament, and correspondence regarding travel arrangements.

Sweden: Mosaiska Församlingen 1957-1964

File SE.21: Sweden: Mosaiska Församlingen - 1963 Claims Conference Application

Old Folder Number: 14

Application for Claims Conference funds that describes the activities of the Mosaiska Församlingen, the Jewish community organization in Stockholm, that benefit Nazi victims. Proposal for renovating water supply for a a summer camp. Correspondence, minutes of meeting, and recommendations regarding the application, in particular requests by smaller communities in Sweden.

Sweden: Mosaiska Församlingen – 1963 Claims Conference Application

File SE.22: Sweden: Mosaiska Församlingen - Claims Conference Payments 1961-1962

Old Folder Number: 29

Cables, correspondence, and receipts regarding payments of Claims Conference funds to the Mosaiska Församlingen.

Sweden: Mosaiska Församlingen – Claims Conference Payments 1961-1962

File SE.23: Sweden: Mosaiska Församlingen Financial and Statistical Monthly Reports 1964

Old Folder Number: 6

Monthly reports showing receipts, disbursements, and statistics on aid recipients.

Sweden: Mosaiska Församlingen Financial and Statistical Monthly Reports 1964

File SE.24: Sweden: Mosaiska Församlingen Stockholm - Claims Conference Application Recommendations 1958-1961

Old Folder Number: Misc. 138

Recommendations and notes on the Mosaiska’s Claims Conferenece applications for welfare activities and construction of community buildings.

Sweden: Mosaiska Församlingen Stockholm – Claims Conference Application Recommendations 1958-1961

File SE.25: Sweden: Paul Baerwald Department Country Correspondence - Mosaiska Församlingen 1955-1956, 1958

Old Folder Number: 5

Correspondence regarding visit of social worker. Report on recipients of relief from the Mosaiska Församlingen of Stockholm.

Sweden: Paul Baerwald Department Country Correspondence – Mosaiska Församlingen 1955-1956, 1958

File SE.26: Sweden: Reports - Mosaiska Församlingen Second Social Section 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: 17

Reports on the activities of the Second Social Section of the Mosaiska Församlingen and related correspondence. The Second Social Section was tasked with welfare services to immigrants arriving in 1945 or afterwards.

Sweden: Reports – Mosaiska Församlingen Second Social Section 1958-1964

File SE.27: Sweden: Social Service - Mosaiska Församlingen 1956, 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: S/S.35

Correspondence, reports, and statistics regarding the Jewish community of Stockholm and its welfare and rehabilitation activities, with particular attention to Claims Conference funding and its anticipated ending in 1965. Much of the the material deals with visits and meetings between community leaders and JDC social work staff.

Sweden: Social Service – Mosaiska Församlingen 1956, 1958-1964

File SE.28: Sweden: Social Service - Mosaiska Församlingen Caseload 1958, 1960, 1964

Old Folder Number: S/S.34

Statistics on Jews who arrived in Sweden from 1945-1956. Letter regarding caseload report. Proposed outline for summarizing cases. Memorandum on review of cases assisted by the community.

Sweden: Social Service – Mosaiska Församlingen Caseload 1958, 1960, 1964

File SE.29: Sweden: Survey of the Mosaiska Församlingen, Stockholm 1956, 1958

Old Folder Number: S.S.41 and 574

Survey detailing the structure, social work and welfare methods, and problems of the Mosaiska Församlingen (the Jewish community of Stockholm). Organizational chart of the Mosaiska Församlingen. Report on recipients of regular relief from the Mosaiska Församlingen. Tables listing number of Jews who arrived from 1945-1956 in different communities, and map in which these communities are marked.

Sweden: Survey of the Mosaiska Församlingen, Stockholm 1956, 1958

Series 7: Subject Matter: Blueprints

This series includes plans for community centers, synagogues, and a summer camp, as well as related material such cost estimates of equipment and furniture and contracts with construction and electrical installation companies. This material is apparently documentation related to Claims Conference applications for allocations for building purposes.

File SE.30: Sweden: Boras Community Center/Synagogue Plans and Schedule of Equipment 1958-1959, 1963

Old Folder Number: 19

Building plans, internal and external, for community center. Lists of furniture with prices.

Sweden: Boras Community Center/Synagogue Plans and Schedule of Equipment 1958-1959, 1963

File SE.31: Sweden: Glämsta Summer Camp Plans 1955-1960

Old Folder Number: 20

Layout and architectural plans for a summer camp and various buildings in it. Oversized, not digitized.

Sweden: Glämsta Summer Camp Plans 1955-1960

File SE.32: Sweden: Göteborg Community Center Plans and Contracts 1960-1961

Old Folder Number: 24

Architectural and floor plans for a synagogue/community center building, and contracts with building and electrical companies.

Sweden: Göteborg Community Center Plans and Contracts 1960-1961

File SE.33: Sweden: Göteborg Synagogue and Community Center Plans and Estimate of Cost of Equipment 1957-1958, 1962

Old Folder Number: 21, 22, and 23

Plans and building costs of synagogue. Floor layout of Community Center showing furniture with cost estimates.

Sweden: Göteborg Synagogue and Community Center Plans and Estimate of Cost of Equipment 1957-1958, 1962

File SE.34: Sweden: Malmö Community Center Plans 1960, 1962

Old Folder Number: 25

Architectural floor plans for Jewish community center building. Photograph of construction of the building from 1962. Oversized, not digitized.

Sweden: Malmö Community Center Plans 1960, 1962

File SE.35: Sweden: Stockholm - Mosaiska Församlingen Building Plans 1962

Old Folder Number: 38

Architectural plans for community building. Oversized, not digitized.

Sweden: Stockholm – Mosaiska Församlingen Building Plans 1962

File SE.36: Sweden: Uppsala Community Center 1963

Old Folder Number: 28

Building plan for community center. Oversized, not digitized.

Sweden: Uppsala Community Center 1963

File SE.37: Sweden: Västerås Community Center 1962

Old Folder Number: 29

Building plan for community center. Oversized, not digitized.

Sweden: Västerås Community Center 1962

Series 8: Subject Matter: Case Files

This series is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

Series 9: Subject Matter: Community Centers

One file contains floor and furniture layout plans and cost estimate for furniture of the Boras community center. The other contains floor plans and notes on changes to the Stockholm community center, a map of Sweden with Jewish communities marked, and a booklet for the inauguration of the Stockholm Jewish Center.

File SE.39: Sweden: Schedule of Equipment - Boras Community Center-Synagogue 1959

Old Folder Number: 6

Floor plans showing furniture layout of the community center. List of furniture and equipment with estimates of costs.

Sweden: Schedule of Equipment – Boras Community Center-Synagogue 1959

File SE.40: Sweden: Stockholm Community Center Plans 1962-1963

Old Folder Number: CA – 59/2/2

Notes and floor plans for changes to the community center. Map of Sweden with Jewish communities marked. Booklet for the inauguration of the Stockholm Jewish Center.

Sweden: Stockholm Community Center Plans 1962-1963

Series 10: Subject Matter: Education

File SE.41: Sweden: Cultural & Educational 1956-1960

Old Folder Number: C-80.005″A”

Correspondence regarding the possibility of placing Hungarian rabbis in positions in Western Europe, memoranda about establishing a Scandinavian Jewish teachers seminary and finding a teacher for the Hillel school in Stockholm, and a letter regarding the sending of supplies to a Jewish kindergarten.

Sweden: Cultural & Educational 1956-1960

Series 11: Subject Matter: Medical

One file contains notes on a trip dealing with medical issues in Sweden, as well as a report on the inauguration of a community building and a letter regarding JDC’s inability to fund an old age home. The other file concerns a proposed psychiatric survey of the Jewish population of Sweden that was not carried out at the time.

File SE.42: Sweden: Medical Visit, Old Age Homes, and Community Center 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: 21

Notes on a trip dealing with medical matters in Stockholm. Report on inauguration of community building in Malmo. Letter regarding JDC’s inability to fund old folks home in Goteborg.

Sweden: Medical Visit, Old Age Homes, and Community Center 1962-1964

File SE.43: Sweden: Psychiatric Survey 1962-1963

Old Folder Number: 8

Correspondence, notes, and cables regarding discussions and travels before doing a psychiatric survey of the Jewish population of Sweden. Questionnaire sample. It was decided not to carry out the survey at the time.

Sweden: Psychiatric Survey 1962-1963

File SE.58: Sweden: Medical General I - Nursing Home 1955-1958

Old Folder Number: Med. 359

Claims conference applications submitted by the Mosaiska Församlingen i Stockholm for the construction of a Jewish nursing home and related correspondence. Money was allocated and construction was underway in 1958.

Sweden: Medical General I – Nursing Home 1955-1958

File SE.59: Sweden: Medical General II - Resettlement of TB Patients 1955, 1958

Old Folder Number: Med. 360

Report on methods of construction of nursing homes, report on tuberculosis in Sweden as whole until 1949, and a memorandum on the the situation of tuberculosis patients resettled in Sweden.

Sweden: Medical General II – Resettlement of TB Patients 1955, 1958

Series 12: Subject Matter: Reconstruction

The four files in this series discuss reporting of loan kassa activities, the loan kassa’s method of working with the bank, the Mosaiska Församlingen’s liability for potential losses, and the repayment of part of the loan kassa’s capital to the JDC.

File SE.44: Sweden: Stockholm Loan Kassa 1957

Old Folder Number: 5

Financial and statistical report for 1956, and correspondence regarding reporting promptness and guidelines, Claims Conference funds for the kassa, the kassa’s method of working with the bank, and the Mosaiska Församlingen’s liability for potential losses of the kassas.

Sweden: Stockholm Loan Kassa 1957

File SE.45: Sweden: Stockholm Loan Kassa 1962

Old Folder Number: 12

Correspondence regarding financial and statistical reports of loan kassa.

Sweden: Stockholm Loan Kassa 1962

File SE.46: Sweden: Stockholm Loan Kassa 1963

Old Folder Number: 23

Correspondence regarding the sending of reports by title and returning extra money in the kassa to the JDC.

Sweden: Stockholm Loan Kassa 1963

File SE.47: Sweden: Stockholm Loan Kassa 1964

Old Folder Number: 51

Correspondence regarding a refund of part of the capital of the loan kassa operated by the Mosaiska Forsamlingen to the JDC. Correspondence regarding financial and statistical reports from the loan kassa.

Sweden: Stockholm Loan Kassa 1964

Series 13: Subject Matter: Refugees

Three files deal with Swedish schemes to take in refugees, including discussions of their criteria and methods of selection and potential eligibility and appropriateness of Jewish refugees. Another file contains correspondence, reports, and other documents related to World Refugee Year in Sweden and the JDC’s attempts to get funding for its projects. One file is restricted because it consists of reports on a group of tubercular refugees that describes the status of their health.

File SE.48: Sweden: Projects for Handicapped and Sick People 1960

Old Folder Number: C-80.032

Correspondence regarding Swedish and Norwegian proposals to accept handicapped and sick refugees who may be rehabilitated.

Sweden: Projects for Handicapped and Sick People 1960

File SE.49: Sweden: Resettlement Scheme 1955

Old Folder Number: SC-20

Letter regarding a Swedish scheme for accepting TB patients and other refugees for resettlement with attached memorandum regarding working conditions for foreign workers in Sweden.

Sweden: Resettlement Scheme 1955

File SE.50: Sweden: Resettlement Scheme 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: C-80.021″A”

Correspondence, cables, minutes of meetings, and reports on Swedish schemes to accept refugees, including TB patients, who could be integrated into the Swedish economy. Material covers topics including meetings with the Swedish selection teams, communications with the UNHCR, and coordination with the Jewish community in Sweden.

Sweden: Resettlement Scheme 1955-1957

File SE.52: Sweden: World Refugee Year - Conference, Correspondence, and Publications 1960

Old Folder Number: Ref. 12

Correspondence, reports, seminar schedules, and publications relating to World Refugee Year (WRY) activities is Sweden, including a conference on refugee integration and JDC’s actions to get consideration in the distribution of funds. Includes Henri Elfenbein’s report on his activities in connection with WRY in several countries.

Sweden: World Refugee Year – Conference, Correspondence, and Publications 1960

Series 14: Subject Matter: Restitution

One file concerns what to do with heirless assets in Sweden, one concerns survivors demanding that indemnification payments from Germany not affect their welfare benefits, one includes correspondence on restitution as well as refugee resettlement and other matters, and one includes an agreement between Germany and Sweden for the payment of Swedish victims of Nazi persecution and related correspondence.

File SE.53: Sweden: Heirless Assets in Sweden 1955, 1960, 1964

Old Folder Number: C-80.031

Copy of US legislation and executive order naming JRSO as a successor for heirless property. Correspondence regarding what to do about heirless assets in Sweden.

Sweden: Heirless Assets in Sweden 1955, 1960, 1964

File SE.54: Sweden: Örebro Group (Salomon, Eckstein Raber) 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: C-80.029

Correspondence and cables regarding survivors receiving welfare in Sweden demanding that indemnification payments from Germany not be used as a reason to deduct welfare payments.

Sweden: Örebro Group (Salomon, Eckstein Raber) 1955-1956

File SE.55: Sweden: Restitution, Refugee Resettlement Scheme, and Report Discussion 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: 573

Letters and minutes of meetings on restitution in Sweden, a scheme to resettle refugees in Austria in Sweden, and the desire to discuss a report on the Stockholm Mosaiska Forsamlingen. Includes one page from 1953.

Sweden: Restitution, Refugee Resettlement Scheme, and Report Discussion 1955-1956

File SE.56: Sweden: Twelve Power Demarche 1956, 1959, 1963-1964

Correspondence regarding an agreement for Germany to make money available for Swedish victims of Nazi persecution and the progress of Sweden’s processing of claims. Includes a copy of the agreement.

Sweden: Twelve Power Demarche 1956, 1959, 1963-1964

Series 15: Localities

File SE.57: Sweden: Report on Trips to Sweden by Sidney Shapiro 1959-1960

Old Folder Number: C-80.030

Reports from 1959 and 1960 on trips to Sweden in which Sidney Shapiro engaged in discussions with leaders of the Jewish community in order to resolve disputes about the unity and direction of the community with respect to hiring staff, constructing a center in Stockholm, and Claims Conference funding.

Sweden: Report on Trips to Sweden by Sidney Shapiro 1959-1960

Record Group: Switzerland

The Swiss Jewish community was more financially independent than most of the other Jewish communities in Europe during these years, although the JDC did provide some subventions to Swiss Jewish organizations, for example to help with Jewish refugees from Hungary and Egypt in Switzerland, and the Claims Conference made allocations to the community. The materials in the record group include financial reports on JDC Switzerland and organizations subventioned by the JDC, including the Schweizerischer Israelitischer Gemeindebund (the Swiss Jewish Community), the Verband Schweizerischer Jüdischer Fürsorgen (the Jewish welfare organization in Switzerland), and the Stipendienkasse Für Jüdische Studierende in der Schweiz (an organization helping foreign Jewish students in Switzerland). Switzerland also functioned as a center for international seminars, and the files include correspondence and schedules relating to seminars on education and old age care that the JDC helped to organize or fund. Other activities of the JDC in Switzerland included monitoring the activities of a Zurich loan kassa and helping arrange placement of hardcore refugee cases in Switzerland. During the initial years covered by this record group, another purpose of the Geneva office of the JDC, staffed by Henri Elfenbein, was to be in contact with various international organizations based in Geneva, such as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the International Red Cross, and to coordinate emergency and refugee aid around the world with such organizations, activities evidenced in the Egypt and China record groups. The JDC European headquarters was transferred from Paris to Geneva in 1958. For more information on the administrative activities carried out in that office, see the Administration sub-collection of the Geneva 1955-1964 collection.

Series 1: Administration: Conferences

File SW.1: Switzerland: Capital Investment Fund Conference - Directory of Jewish Organizations 1956

Old Folder Number: 7

Directory of Jewish organizations in Switzerland prepared by Jerome J. Jacobson for a conference sponsored by the JDC and Claims Conference.

Switzerland: Capital Investment Fund Conference – Directory of Jewish Organizations 1956

Series 2: Administration: Finance

Two files contain Loeb & Troper audit reports on JDC Switzerland and its subventioned organization, the Verband Schweizerischer Jüdischer Fürsorgen (VSJF). The other two files contain correspondence on financial matters including currency procurement, money transfers, what the purpose of the loan fund in Zurich should be, JDC subventions, and a Claims Conference allocation. The files indicate that currencies for several countries of JDC operations were exchanged in Switzerland.

File SW.2: Switzerland: Audit Reports - Subventioned Organization - VSJF 1959-1962

Old Folder Number: 30

Annual audit reports for the Verband Schweizerischer Jüdischer Fürsorgen.

Switzerland: Audit Reports – Subventioned Organization – VSJF 1959-1962

File SW.3: Switzerland: Finance - General 1957-1958

Old Folder Number: 14

Correspondence regarding currency procurement, money transfers, the nature of the loan fund in Zurich, and orders of accounting forms.

Switzerland: Finance – General 1957-1958

File SW.4: Switzerland: Finance 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: 18

Correspondence regarding Claims Conference allocations and a JDC subvention.

Switzerland: Finance 1963-1964

File SW.5: Switzerland: Loeb & Troper Reports on AJDC Switzerland & Subventioned Organizations 1955-1958

Old Folder Number: 31, 32, 33, and 34

Audit reports on JDC Switzerland and the Verband Schweizerischer Jüdischer Flüchtlingshilfen (changed to Fürsorgen during these years) for 1955-1958.

Switzerland: Loeb & Troper Reports on AJDC Switzerland & Subventioned Organizations 1955-1958

Series 3: Administration: General

The majority of this series material dates from 1956 and includes Henri Elfenbein’s outgoing correspondence and reports on meetings with various organizations dealing with the refugee resettlement schemes and policies in various countries and the resettlement of individual refugees, particularly from China. Other material in the files include a report on the 1955 activities of the Geneva office; a memorandum on the purchase of cheese in Switzerland; and various correspondence, requests, articles, and programs of conferences.

File SW.6: Switzerland: General 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: C-81.000

Correspondence and cables, the greater part of which are copies of Henri Elfenbein’s outgoing correspondence on coordinating policies and aid for individual refugees with other organizations. Also included are a report on the activities of the AJDC Geneva office, correspondence about office supplies, and other correspondence.

Switzerland: General 1955-1957

File SW.7: Switzerland: General 1957-1964

Old Folder Number: C-81.000A

Correspondence, press clippings, and memoranda on various issues, including fundraising, a subvention request, Swiss cheese, a seminar on old age, and a donation towards the establishment of a park in Jerusalem.

Switzerland: General 1957-1964

File SW.8: Switzerland: Miscellaneous 1959-1960, 1962

Old Folder Number: 8

Correspondence on the possibility of using a rest home for TB patients, a legacy including money for training a nurse, a request to send retarded children to Switzerland, and the search for a director for an old age home.

Switzerland: Miscellaneous 1959-1960, 1962

Series 4: Administration: Individual Files

File SW.9: Switzerland: Charles Jordan Correspondence 1956-1957

Old Folder Number: C-11

Report by Henri Elfenbein on Geneva activities in 1955. Correspondence regarding the preparation of a report from a meeting of NGOs, currency issues, payments to the VSJF, and an article critical of Saly Mayer.

Switzerland: Charles Jordan Correspondence 1956-1957

File SW.10: Switzerland: Mr. Greenberg's Field Report from Zürich 1959

Old Folder Number: C-81.035

Report by Martin Greenberg on a visit to become acquainted with the Schweizerischer Israelitischer Gemeindebund (SIG). Includes sections on contributions, public relations, and the application of the Directory of Jewish Central Organizations in Europe to Switzerland.

Switzerland: Mr. Greenberg’s Field Report from Zürich 1959

Series 5: Administration: Legal

File SW.11: Switzerland: Legislative Series 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: 3

Copies of labor laws. Not digitized.

Switzerland: Legislative Series 1955-1957

Series 6: Organizations: Government

File SW.12: Switzerland: Swiss Government and Organizations - Varia 1956-1957, 1959-1960

Old Folder Number: CO 10

Correspondence, report, and transcript regarding Swiss foreign aid; movies for the friends of Swiss Children’s Home Kiriath Yearim, Israel; the organization of the Schweizerischer Israelitischer Gemeindebund; government actions regarding heirless assets in Switzerland; and an unused Claims Conference allocation.

Switzerland: Swiss Government and Organizations – Varia 1956-1957, 1959-1960

Series 7: Organizations: Jewish Organizations

This series contains files on remittances of Claims Conference funds to Swiss yeshivot and to the Verband Schweizerischer Jüdischer Fürsorgen (VSJF); financial reports of the vocational training organization ORT in Switzerland; accounting sheets and correspondence regarding the Saly Mayer Memorial Fund; correspondence regarding subventions for Stipendienkasse Für Jüdische Studierende in der Schweiz, an organization for helping foreign Jewish students; and annual reports of the Stipendienkasse. In addition, there are separate series for Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants (OSE), the Schweizerischer Israelitischer Gemeindebund (SIG), and the VSJF.

File SW.13: Switzerland: Claims Conference Remittances 1962-1963

Old Folder Number: 9

Correspondence and receipts regarding payments of Claims Conference funds to Swiss organizations.

Switzerland: Claims Conference Remittances 1962-1963

File SW.14: Switzerland: ORT Monthly Financial Reports - Anieres 1963

Old Folder Number: 7

Monthly reports showing breakdowns of income, expenditures, and cash available. Does not include months July-November.

Switzerland: ORT Monthly Financial Reports – Anieres 1963

File SW.15: Switzerland: ORT Monthly Financial Reports - Anieres 1964

Old Folder Number: 9

Monthly reports showing breakdowns of income, expenditures, and cash available.

Switzerland: ORT Monthly Financial Reports – Anieres 1964

File SW.16: Switzerland: Saly Mayer Memorial Fund 1955-1961, 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: C.81.030

Accounting sheets and related correspondence regarding the Saly Mayer Memorial Fund, and correspondence about the fund’s board membership and the history of Saly Mayer’s activities.

Switzerland: Saly Mayer Memorial Fund 1955-1961, 1963-1964

File SW.17: Switzerland: Stipendienkasse Für Jüdische Studierende in der Schweiz 1955, 1957, 1959, 1961-1964

Old Folder Number: 35

Correspondence regarding remittances to title. Includes two pages from 1969.

Switzerland: Stipendienkasse Für Jüdische Studierende in der Schweiz 1955, 1957, 1959, 1961-1964

File SW.18: Switzerland: Union of Jewish Students International Students Service (Stipendienkassa) 1957-1964

Old Folder Number: C-81.017″A”

Correspondence regarding subventions for title. Annual reports of title.

Switzerland: Union of Jewish Students International Students Service (Stipendienkassa) 1957-1964

Series 8: Jewish Organizations: Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants (OSE)

These files contain correspondence regarding debts and deficits of OSE Switzerland and other problems of the OSE Switzerland-OSE Union-JDC relationship, as well as copies of resolutions of the OSE Union’s executive committee and a copy of the statutes of OSE Switzerland.

File SW.19: Switzerland: OSE 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: C-81.009.1A

Correspondence regarding OSE Switzerland’s deficit and Otto Heim’s resignation from OSE Switzerland, a news clipping, and copies of resolutions of the OSE Union’s executive committee.

Switzerland: OSE 1955-1956

File SW.20: Switzerland: OSE Correspondence and Statutes 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: 367

Correspondence regarding debts and other problems of OSE Switzerland and the OSE Switzerland-OSE Union-JDC relationship. Copy of the statutes of OSE Switzerland.

Switzerland: OSE Correspondence and Statutes 1955-1956

File SW.21: Switzerland: OSE Preventorium - Morgins 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: C-81.009.2

Correspondence regarding concerns about sending children to the Morgins camp and a debt problem of the camp.

Switzerland: OSE Preventorium – Morgins 1955-1957

Series 9: Jewish Organizations: Schweizerischer Israelitischer Gemeindebund (SIG)

The SIG was the central Jewish communal organization in Switzerland. The files contain annual reports of the SIG, printed together with the reports of the Verband Schweizerischer Jüdischer Fürsorgen (VSJF); correspondence and receipts regarding Claims Conference allocations to the SIG and VSJF; correspondence regarding invitations to meetings of the SIG; press releases of the SIG; and a letter about fundraising by the SIG for refugees from Algeria in France.

File SW.22: Switzerland: Schweizerischer Israelitischer Gemeindebund 1961-1963

Old Folder Number: 30

Correspondence and receipts regarding Claims Conference payments to the Schweizerischer Israelitischer Gemeindebund (SIG) and Verband Schweizerischer Jüdischer Fürsorgen (VSJF).

Switzerland: Schweizerischer Israelitischer Gemeindebund 1961-1963

File SW.23: Switzerland: Schweizerischer Israelitischer Gemeindebund (Swiss Jewish Community) 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: C.81.026

Annual report of title for 1955, correspondence on projects and meeting invitations, and a newspaper clipping.

Switzerland: Schweizerischer Israelitischer Gemeindebund (Swiss Jewish Community) 1955-1957

File SW.24: Switzerland: Schweizerischer Israelitischer Gemeindebund (Swiss Jewish Community) 1958-1959, 1962, 1964

Old Folder Number: C-81.026″A”

Correspondence regarding a subvention request, meetings, and fundraising for refugees in France. Articles from press office of title.

Switzerland: Schweizerischer Israelitischer Gemeindebund (Swiss Jewish Community) 1958-1959, 1962, 1964

File SW.25: Switzerland: SIG and VSJF Annual Reports 1955-1960

Old Folder Number: 48

Booklets of annual reports of the Schweizerischer Israelitischer Gemeindebund (SIG) and Verband Schweizerischer Jüdischer Fürsorgen (VSJF) for the years 1955-1960.

Switzerland: SIG and VSJF Annual Reports 1955-1960

File SW.26: Switzerland: SIG and VSJF Annual Reports 1960-1964

Old Folder Number: 19

Annual reports of the Fédération Suisse des Communautés Israélites (Schweizerischer Israelitischer Gemeindebund) and the Union Suisse de Comités d’aide aux Juifs (Verband Schweizerischer Jüdischer Fürsorgen) in French and related correspondence.

Switzerland: SIG and VSJF Annual Reports 1960-1964

Series 10: Jewish Organizations: Verband Schweizerischer Jüdischer Fürsorgen/Flüchtlingshilfen (VSJF)

The files include correspondence on JDC subventions and Claim Conference allocations to the VSJF, fundraising by Swiss Jews for Algerian Jews, payments of subventions and other financial matters, and the potential utility of sending Israeli children with polio to Switzerland. One file contains correspondence and other documents regarding the establishment of a pension plan for VSJF employees. Otto Heim was the head of the VSJF during these years and is a central figure in the files.

File SW.27: Switzerland: VSJF (Verband) 1957-1964

Old Folder Number: C.81.013A

Correspondence regarding subventions for the Verband Schweizerischer Jüdischer Fürsorgen and fundraising by Swiss Jews for Algerian Jews. Copy of Swiss law about recompensing Swiss citizens persecuted by Nazi Germany and related newspaper article. Promotional material for plastic halls being offered to help Jewish refugees in France.

Switzerland: VSJF (Verband) 1957-1964

File SW.28: Switzerland: VSJF (Verband) Finance 1957-1962

Old Folder Number: 15

Correspondence regarding subvention to the Verband Schweizerischer Jüdischer Fürsorgen, money tranfers, checks, authorizations of payments, and audits.

Switzerland: VSJF (Verband) Finance 1957-1962

File SW.29: Switzerland: VSJF (Verband) Medical 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: Med. 371

Correspondence with the Verband Schweizerischer Jüdischer Flüchtlingshilfen on medical matters.

Switzerland: VSJF (Verband) Medical 1955-1956

File SW.30: Switzerland: VSJF Welfare Fund for Staff 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: C-11.1

Correspondence regarding establishing a pension plan in the form of a welfare fund for VSJF employees and documents describing the plan.

Switzerland: VSJF Welfare Fund for Staff 1955-1956

Series 11: Organizations: NGOs

File SW.31: Switzerland: Fédération des Institutions Internationales a Genève 1959

Old Folder Number: C-81.024″A”

Letter notifying title that the United HIAS Service is joining the federation.

Switzerland: Fédération des Institutions Internationales a Genève 1959

File SW.32: Switzerland: International Rescue Committee Rest Home for Children Adelboden 1959

Old Folder Number: C-81.033

Correspondence regarding post-TB rest home placement idea.

Switzerland: International Rescue Committee Rest Home for Children Adelboden 1959

File SW.33: Switzerland: Russian Rental of Building Near IRC 1955

Old Folder Number: C-10(c)

Letter regarding rumors of Russian rental of building and concerns regarding the change of leadership of the International Red Cross.

Switzerland: Russian Rental of Building Near IRC 1955

File SW.34: Switzerland: Schweizerischer Zentralstelle fuer Fluechtlingshilfe (Hungarian Refugees in Switzerland) 1959

Old Folder Number: C-81.034

Two articles reviewing the situation with regard to Hungarian refugees in Switzerland from the financial and statistical perspectives sent by title with cover letter.

Switzerland: Schweizerischer Zentralstelle fuer Fluechtlingshilfe (Hungarian Refugees in Switzerland) 1959

Series 12: Subject Matter: Assistance and Supply Requests

This series concerns requests for material assistance for Jews behind the Iron Curtain. It is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

Series 13: Subject Matter: Blueprints

This series includes architectural plans of synagogues and a proposed layout and equipment list for a youth center.

File SW.37: Switzerland: Geneva - Synagogue Rue Zurlinden 1962

Old Folder Number: 32

Building plans for a synagogue.

Switzerland: Geneva – Synagogue Rue Zurlinden 1962

File SW.38: Switzerland: Machsike Hadass Geneve 1959

Old Folder Number: 30

Architectural plan of synagogue. Oversized, not digitized.

Switzerland: Machsike Hadass Geneve 1959

File SW.39: Switzerland: Plainpalais - Geneve (Synagogue Sépardite de Genève) 1959, 1963

Old Folder Number: 31

Maps of location plan for synagogue. Oversized, not digitized.

Switzerland: Plainpalais – Geneve (Synagogue Sépardite de Genève) 1959, 1963

File SW.40: Switzerland: Proposition Pour l'Amenagement D'un Centre de Jeunes a Geneve 1963

Old Folder Number: 33

Proposed layout and equipment list for youth center.

Switzerland: Proposition Pour l’Amenagement D’un Centre de Jeunes a Geneve 1963

Series 14: Subject Matter: Case Files

This series is comprised of case files dealing with aid to individuals, including matters relating to Claims Conference allocations to individuals. It is restricted in accordance with JDC’s JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

Series 15: Subject Matter: Education

Some of the material in the series relates to seminars dealing with Jewish education and culture. One file contains correspondence about Claims Conference payments to yeshivot. Other files contain various documentation, reports, and correspondence on Swiss schools and kindergartens. Other material in the files includes a request to provide support for Jewish students and youth and correspondence about the JDC’s unwillingness to sponsor a program at a particular summer camp.

File SW.44: Switzerland: Arosa Seminar (Agence Juive pour Israel) 1959, 1961-1962

Old Folder Number: C-81.031

Invitations and thanks to the JDC for a European Hebrew seminar organized by the Jewish Agency that JDC helped enable. The seminar dealt with language, literature, Jewish thought, and Jewish history, as well as educational issues in Europe. Memo and letter dealing with other seminars.

Switzerland: Arosa Seminar (Agence Juive pour Israel) 1959, 1961-1962

File SW.45: Switzerland: Day Care Correspondence 1959, 1961-1964

Old Folder Number: SWI/1

Correspondence regarding educational materials. Information on the education system in Switzerland. Report on a visit to Montessori kindergartens in Lausanne.

Switzerland: Day Care Correspondence 1959, 1961-1964

File SW.46: Switzerland: Educational 1956-1957

Old Folder Number: C.81.028

Correspondence regarding a plan for a seminar for day-school directors.

Switzerland: Educational 1956-1957

File SW.47: Switzerland: Jewish Students and Youth 1956

Old Folder Number: C.81.003

Letter by Otto Heim about meeting with Charles Jordan and support for Jewish students and youth. Yearbook of a scholarship fund for Jewish students.

Switzerland: Jewish Students and Youth 1956

File SW.48: Switzerland: Private Schools in Switzerland 1959

Old Folder Number: G-37

Booklet on Swiss private schools. Page containing additional information on seven schools.

Switzerland: Private Schools in Switzerland 1959

File SW.49: Switzerland: Summer Camp 1958

Old Folder Number: Med. 368

Correspondence regarding JDC’s unwillingness to pay for a children’s summer camp program at Morgins, an OSE institution in Switzerland.

Switzerland: Summer Camp 1958

File SW.50: Switzerland: Yeshiva Luzern and Ets Chajim, Montreux 1961-1962

Old Folder Number: 31

Correspondence and receipts regarding Claims Conference payments to Swiss yeshivot.

Switzerland: Yeshiva Luzern and Ets Chajim, Montreux 1961-1962

Series 16: Subject Matter: Medical

This series is comprised of four files and covers the years 1956-1961. Two files contain correspondence and articles on the Etania Sanatorium in Davos, and the JDC’s policy to prefer local treatment rather than to send people to Etania. One file includes correspondence and articles relating to a medical student requesting aid, the shipment of medicines, and old age homes. Another file contains forms and correspondence regarding patients and criteria for free treatment of eye conditions at Rothschild Hospital in Geneva as a part of World Refugee Year.

File SW.51: Switzerland: Etania Sanatorium 1956

Old Folder Number: Med. 366

Correspondence and press clippings regarding title.

Switzerland: Etania Sanatorium 1956

File SW.52: Switzerland: Etania Sanatorium Davos 1956-1958

Old Folder Number: C.81.011.1

Correspondence regarding solicitation to receive patients at title, information requests regarding title, and other matters.

Switzerland: Etania Sanatorium Davos 1956-1958

File SW.53: Switzerland: Miscellaneous Medical Correspondence 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: Med. 373

Correspondence and article dealing with a request for student aid, medicine, and old age homes.

Switzerland: Miscellaneous Medical Correspondence 1955-1957

File SW.54: Switzerland: Rothschild Foundation - Eye Treatment 1959-1961

Old Folder Number: Med. 369

Correspondence and forms regarding criteria and candidates for treatment of eye conditions at Rothschild Hospital in Geneva. The treatments were provided free as part of World Refugee Year.

Switzerland: Rothschild Foundation – Eye Treatment 1959-1961

File SW.67: Switzerland: Medical General II 1955-1958, 1960

Old Folder Number: Med. 363

File contains tabs on Claims Conference applications related to old age homes, a legacy left for the training of Jewish nurses, and OSE Switzerland’s home for sick children, Morgins.

Switzerland: Medical General II 1955-1958, 1960

Series 17: Subject Matter: Old Age Homes

A significant portion of material in this series is in German. One file contains reports on the Besuchsdienst des Rabbinates, correspondence relating the renovation of the Vevey Home for the Aged, which was partly funded by the Claims Conference, and documents relating to Chanukah celebrations. Another file contains correspondence regarding the organization of German-language seminars on old age care that the JDC helped to organize and fund, as well as programs, participant lists, and questionnaires relating to the seminars. The third file contains correspondence regarding a donation of a property to the United Nations that is being made available for use by an organization, which was eventually taken over by Caritas, and a letter regarding accounting for the reconstruction of the home in Vevey.

File SW.55: Switzerland: Old Age Care 1956-1960, 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: 9

Reports on the Besuchsdienst des Rabbinates, correspondence relating the renovation of the Vevey Home for the Aged, and documents relating to Chanukah celebrations.

Switzerland: Old Age Care 1956-1960, 1962-1964

File SW.56: Switzerland: Old Age Care - Seminar - Zurich 1962, Seminar - Basel 1964

Old Folder Number: 10

Correspondence regarding the organization of German-language seminars on old age care. Programs, participant lists, and questionnaires relating to the seminars.

Switzerland: Old Age Care – Seminar – Zurich 1962, Seminar – Basel 1964

File SW.57: Switzerland: Old Age Homes 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: C-81.004

Correspondence regarding a donation of a property to the United Nations that is being made available for use by an organization. Letter regarding accounting for the reconstruction of a home in Vevey.

Switzerland: Old Age Homes 1955-1956

File SW.66: Switzerland: Old Age Homes - Claims Conference Application Evaluation 1957-1958

Old Folder Number: Med. 361

Report on old age homes in Switzerland with evaluation of their Claims Conference applications. Page regarding Claims Conference application of the East Jewish Town Hall in Zurich.

Switzerland: Old Age Homes – Claims Conference Application Evaluation 1957-1958

Series 18: Subject Matter: Reconstruction

This series deals with the Zurich Loan Kassa operated by the Verband Schweizerischer Jüdischer Fürsorgen (VSJF). The bulk of the material is in one file from 1957, which discuss questions of whether Jewish refugees from Hungary are eligible to receive loans originating in Claims Conference Funds (it was decided they were), what the future form of the loan kassa should be, and how to report to the JDC Reconstruction Department. The other files contain correspondence regarding reports.

File SW.58: Switzerland: Zurich Loan Kassa 1957

Old Folder Number: 27

Correspondence between the AJDC Reconstruction Department and the VSJF regarding the eligibility of Jewish refugees from Hungary for loans and the reporting of loan activity, and an aide memoire regarding discussions about the future form of the loan fund. It was decided that the Hungarian refugees are eligible to receive loans funded by Claims Conference funds.

Switzerland: Zurich Loan Kassa 1957

File SW.59: Switzerland: Zurich Loan Kassa 1963

Old Folder Number: 22

Correspondence regarding reports by title.

Switzerland: Zurich Loan Kassa 1963

File SW.60: Switzerland: Zurich Loan Kassa 1964

Old Folder Number: 50

Correspondence regarding reports by title.

Switzerland: Zurich Loan Kassa 1964

Series 19: Subject Matter: Refugees

One file contains correspondence on the failure to procure money from Switzerland for Jewish refugees as a part of World Refugee Year. The other file is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

File SW.62: Switzerland: World Refugee Year 1960

Old Folder Number: 9

Correspondence regarding Swiss allocations for World Refugee Year and the failure to procure any money for Jewish refugee projects.

Switzerland: World Refugee Year 1960

Series 20: Subject Matter: Restitution

File SW.63: Switzerland: 12 Power Demarche 1957, 1961, 1963

Old Folder Number: 22

Press clippings, correspondence, and text of agreements between Switzerland and Germany regarding Germany’s payments to Switzerland for the benefit of Swiss victims of Nazi persecution. Copies of only first pages of some of the published material was retained when the originals were discarded due to mold.

Switzerland: 12 Power Demarche 1957, 1961, 1963

Series 21: Subject Matter: Social Work

File SW.64: Switzerland: Ecole d'Études Sociales, Geneva 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: 5

Booklet and course schedules for social work school. Schedule of a seminar for students of the course and correspondence regarding a JDC employee’s participation in it.

Switzerland: Ecole d’Études Sociales, Geneva 1962-1964

File SW.65: Switzerland: Paul Baerwald Department 1956-1957

Old Folder Number: 6

Correspondence regarding a request for information of former German citizens receiving welfare help, a seminar on the application of casework principles, and helping a girl interested in studying Jewish social work.

Switzerland: Paul Baerwald Department 1956-1957

Record Group: Syria

This record group mainly deals with correspondence, budgets, trip reports and reports regarding the situation of Jews in Syria, the difficulties in emigrating, the political situation and extra stipends for Jewish holidays. Some material is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

Series 1: Administration: General

File SY.1: Syria: 1955-1963

Old Folder Number: 5

Correspondence regarding Passover grants and annual budget allocation.

Syria: 1955-1963

Series 2: Administration: Individual Files

This series is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

Series 3: Subject Matter: Education

File SY.7: Syria: Effectifs Scolaire AIU 1960-1963

Old Folder Number: C.83.002

School statistics.

Syria: Effectifs Scolaire AIU 1960-1963

Series 4: Subject Matter: Religious and Cultural

File SY.8: Syria: JDC Grant 1959

Old Folder Number: 83.001

Correspondence regarding the annual grant to Syria and additional allocation for Passover.

Syria: JDC Grant 19593

Record Group: Turkey

JDC did not have an active role in Turkey in the years covered in this record group, as the Jewish Community of Turkey was regarded as well-established and having enough financial resources to cope with local needs. The community itself appears hesitant to request help from organizations outside the country, especially after a military coup in 1960. The Istanbul Loan Kassa, which was established by JDC after World War I, continued to submit reports to JDC. Reports and correspondence also discuss hospitals, old age homes, schools, isolated Jewish communities and education for rabbis.

Series 1: Administration: Legal

This series covers the years 1957-1958 and consists of one reprint of Turkish legislation concerning social security and paid days off for employees.

File TK.1: Turkey: Legislative Series 1957-1958

Old Folder Number: 15

Copies of Turkish legislation concerning social security and paid days off.

Turkey: Legislative Series 1957-1958

Series 2: Jewish Institutions: Istanbul Loan Kassa

Files include correspondence, annual reports and cables. The Istanbul Loan Kassa was established by JDC after World War I. Documents in this series indicate that in the early 1960s, loan kassa executives were considering turning the institution into an independent bank.

File TK.2: Turkey: Istanbul Loan Kassa 1962

Old Folder Number: 11

This folder is comprised of correspondence relating to title.

Turkey: Istanbul Loan Kassa 1962

File TK.3: Turkey: Istanbul Loan Kassa 1963

Old Folder Number: 21

This folder is comprised of correspondence regarding title. Topics include the possibility that the loan kassa will be expanded into a bank; and the impact of the 1960 military coup in Turkey on communications with agencies outside that country.

Turkey: Istanbul Loan Kassa 1963

File TK.4: Turkey: Istanbul Loan Kassa 1964

Old Folder Number: 49

This folder is comprised of annual reports, correspondence and cables concerning title.

Turkey: Istanbul Loan Kassa 1964

Series 3: Subject Matter: Education

This series consists of one folder containing correspondence and memos concerning funding for the Jewish school in Izmir.

File TK.5: Turkey: Community and Talmud Torah Izmir 1963

Old Folder Number: C-85.013

Correspondence and memos concerning request for funding from the Jewish school of Izmir.

Turkey: Community and Talmud Torah Izmir 1963

Series 4: Subject Matter: Medical

This series contains correspondence, cables, reports and medical equipment brochures and lists. Topics in this folder include the Jewish hospital in Istanbul and other medical institutions, old age homes, treatment of tubercular children in Istanbul, the status of the Jewish community in Turkey and medical conditions in camps for new immigrants in Israel.

File TK.6: Turkey: Medical 1957-1963

Old Folder Number: C-85.012

This folder is comprised of correspondence and a newspaper clipping, topics include requests for building Jewish community hospitals and old aged homes in Turkey, assistance for a program for children with TB and a newspaper clipping on the impact of trachoma among immigrants to Israel.

Turkey: Medical 1957-1963

Series 5: Localities: Turkey

This series contains correspondence, memos, news service reports, copies of newspaper clippings and a booklet. Topics include the exemption of Jews with Greek citizenship from an order expelling most Greeks from Turkey; dissolution of the board of the grand rabbi in Istanbul; the history and demographics of the Jewish community of Turkey; the Jewish community of Bashkale, near Lake Van; and rabbinical education.

File TK.7: Turkey: Field Trip Reports Dr. Shindel 1957-1958

Old Folder Number: 18

This folder is comprised of correspondence, cables, handwritten note, reports and medical equipment brochures and lists. Topics include the status of the Jewish Community in Turkey and the community’s medical institutions.

Turkey: Field Trip Reports Dr. Shindel 1957-1958

File TK.8: Turkey: Greek Jews in Turkey 1964

Old Folder Number: C-85.014

Correspondence, memos, news service reports and copies of newspaper clippings concerning Jews who were Greek nationals and living in Turkey when the government of Turkey announced the expulsion of Greek nationals, but later exempted Jews from the order.

Turkey: Greek Jews in Turkey 1964

File TK.9: Turkey: Jewish Community 1959, 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: C-85.000

Correspondence, memos, newspaper clippings concerning title. Topics include schools, rabbinical education, dissolution of the board of the grand rabbi in Istanbul and the Jewish community of Bashkale, near Lake Van.

Turkey: Jewish Community 1959, 1963-1964

File TK.10: Turkey: Septième Recueil de Documents concernant les Juifs de Turquie et Divers sujets Juifs 1958

This folder is comprised of title, a booklet reprinting documents concerning the history of the Jews of Turkey and the Ottoman Empire compiled by Professor Abraham Galante.

Turkey: Septième Recueil de Documents concernant les Juifs de Turquie et Divers sujets Juifs 1958

Series 6: Administration: Personnel

This series is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

Record Group: Tunisia

Series 1: Administration: Finance

This series contains correspondence, budgetary and financial tables, budget estimates and reviews, and other documents relating to JDC’s budget, immediate cash needs of JDC, the effect of import and currency policies on JDC’s finances, interorganizational loans, subventions, and other financial matters. Six files covering the range of years in this series contain annual audit reports on JDC; the subventioned organization Nos Petits, which ran feeding programs, summer camps, and a garderie; and sometimes the Jewish community of Tunis or another organization. Six files contain monthly financial reports of JDC Tunisia for the years 1961-1964. One file contains financial and statistical reports of subventioned organizations and tallies of beneficiaries of subventioned institutions and types of program for the year 1964.

File TU.1: Tunisia: Budget - Financial 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: C-56.601

Correspondence and cables regarding budgets, immediate money needs for programs, the potential effects of less favorable import policies, and loans to Jewish organizations. Budget estimate for 1957.

Tunisia: Budget – Financial 1955-1957

File TU.2: Tunisia: Budget - Financial 1957-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.601″A”

Correspondence, financial and budgetary tables, and budget reviews regarding budgets, accounting, financial reporting, supplies, expenditures, Passover aid, the change in currency from francs to dinars, subventions for organizations, banking, overdrafts, and other financial matters.

Tunisia: Budget – Financial 1957-1964

File TU.3: Tunisia: Budget and Finance 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: 9

Correspondence, tables, provisional budgets, budget review, and notes regarding budgets and finances.

Tunisia: Budget and Finance 1962-1964

File TU.4: Tunisia: Loeb and Troper Audit Reports on AJDC Tunisia for 1955 and 1956

Old Folder Number: 11

Audit reports on JDC Tunisia for the years 1955 and 1956 and attached comments.

Tunisia: Loeb and Troper Audit Reports on AJDC Tunisia for 1955 and 1956

File TU.5: Tunisia: Loeb and Troper Audit Reports on AJDC Tunisia and Subventioned Organizations for 1957

Old Folder Number: 10

Audit reports on JDC; Nos Petits, which operated canteens, summer camps, and a kindergarten; and the construction of the Maison Glatigny community center by the Jewish Community of Tunis.

Tunisia: Loeb and Troper Audit Reports on AJDC Tunisia and Subventioned Organizations for 1957

File TU.6: Tunisia: Loeb and Troper Audit Reports on AJDC Tunisia and Nos Petits, Tunis for 1958

Old Folder Number: 9

Audit reports on JDC and Nos Petits.

Tunisia: Loeb and Troper Audit Reports on AJDC Tunisia and Nos Petits, Tunis for 1958

File TU.7: Tunisia: Loeb and Troper Audit Reports on AJDC Tunisia and Subventioned Organizations for 1959

Old Folder Number: 8

Audit reports on JDC; Societe de la Garderie Israelite, Tunis; and Nos Petits, Tunis. Attached notes.

Tunisia: Loeb and Troper Audit Reports on AJDC Tunisia and Subventioned Organizations for 1959

File TU.8: Tunisia: Loeb and Troper Audit Reports on AJDC Tunisia and Nos Petits for 1960-1963

Old Folder Number: 7

Audit reports on JDC Tunisia and Nos Petits for the years 1960-1963 and related notes.

Tunisia: Loeb and Troper Audit Reports on AJDC Tunisia and Nos Petits for 1960-1963

File TU.9: Tunisia: Loeb and Troper Audit Reports on AJDC Tunisia and Subventioned Organizations for 1964

Old Folder Number: 6

Audit reports on JDC Tunisia, the Jewish Community of Tunis, and Nos Petits.

Tunisia: Loeb and Troper Audit Reports on AJDC Tunisia and Subventioned Organizations for 1964

File TU.10: Tunisia: Monthly AJDC Financial Reports 1961

Old Folder Number: 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, and 54

Monthly financial reports and bank statements for the year 1961. End of year office equipment inventory.

Tunisia: Monthly AJDC Financial Reports 1961

File TU.11: Tunisia: Monthly AJDC Financial Reports 1962

Old Folder Number: 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, and 54

Monthly financial reports and bank reconciliation statements for the year 1962 and end of year inventory of office furniture.

Tunisia: Monthly AJDC Financial Reports 1962

File TU.12: Tunisia: Monthly AJDC Financial Reports January-June 1963

Old Folder Number: 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18

Monthly JDC financial reports and bank statements for the months January-June 1963.

Tunisia: Monthly AJDC Financial Reports January-June 1963

File TU.13: Tunisia: Monthly AJDC Financial Reports July-December 1963

Old Folder Number: 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, and 24

Monthly JDC financial reports and bank statements for the months July-December 1963. Equipment inventory.

Tunisia: Monthly AJDC Financial Reports July-December 1963

File TU.14: Tunisia: Monthly AJDC Financial Reports January-June 1964

Old Folder Number: 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, and 44

Monthly financial reports and bank statements for the months January-June 1964.

Tunisia: Monthly AJDC Financial Reports January-June 1964

File TU.15: Tunisia: Monthly AJDC Financial Reports July-December 1964

Old Folder Number: 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, and 50

Monthly financial reports and bank statements and end of year equipment inventory for the months July-December 1964.

Tunisia: Monthly AJDC Financial Reports July-December 1964

File TU.16: Tunisia: Statistical Reports 1964

Old Folder Number: 7

Statistical and financial reports of local organizations and institutions in Tunisia. Overall statistical summaries of beneficiaries by institution and by type of aid.

Tunisia: Statistical Reports 1964

Series 2: Administration: General

One file contains annual reports of JDC Tunisia summarizing the activities of JDC and its subventioned organizations and the context of current events in which they worked for the years 1957-1964. Five files are general files containing correspondence, cables, newspaper clippings, memoranda, reports, statistics, and other documents. These files deal with a wide range of issues but focus primarily on the situation of Jewish communities, political developments affecting Jews or JDC’s work, relations with or reports from other organizations, and administrative matters of the functioning of JDC activities and office. Among other matters, the files document relations between Jewish communities and politically oriented foreign Jewish organizations and President Bourguiba. Three “program reports” files deal with a large range of issues, notably developments within Jewish community organizations and JDC’s relationship with these organizations. Two files deal with local or national population statistics and numbers of OSE beneficiaries. One file deals with events and JDC activities related to the Bizerte incident. One file deals with donations by JDC after floods in Tunisia. One file deals with JDC vehicles.

File TU.17: Tunisia: Annual Reports for 1957-1964

Old Folder Number: 8 and C.56.607.1

Annual reports on JDC’s activities in Tunisia and related correspondence.

Tunisia: Annual Reports for 1957-1964

File TU.18: Tunisia: Donations to the Victims of the Sahel and Gabes Floods 1959, 1962-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.614

Correspondence and newspaper clippings regarding floods and help given by JDC to the victims.

Tunisia: Donations to the Victims of the Sahel and Gabes Floods 1959, 1962-1964

File TU.19: Tunisia: General 1955-1957

Old Folder Number: C-56.600

Correspondence, newspaper clippings and copies of articles, meeting reports, and a booklet on Tunisia and the activities of the government. Topics covered include anti-Jewish incidents, Jewish emigration, an election in the Jewish community, replacing a JDC vehicle, the finances of Jewish communities, contacts between Jewish communities and the president of Tunisia, a visit by President Bourguiba to the Jewish quarter of Tunis, the arrest of Keren Kayemeth fundraisers, meetings between the American Jewish Committee and Bourguiba, the suppression of rabbinical tribunals, and other matters relating to Tunisia.

Tunisia: General 1955-1957

File TU.20: Tunisia: General 1955-1959

Old Folder Number: Misc. 302

Correspondence, newspaper articles, notes, report, and cable regarding donations by the Jewish community of Tunis to the Magbit and Keren Kayemet, denials of a statement attributed to Henry Levy, how to help Jews in Tunis who want to emigrate to France, relations between international Jewish organizations and the Tunisian government, the situation of the Jewish community in Libya, the distribution of USDA supplies, income tax arrangements, the general situation of Tunisian Jews as reported by the American Jewish Committee, and other matters.

Tunisia: General 1955-1959

File TU.21: Tunisia: General 1958-1959

Old Folder Number: 56.600″A”

Correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, and holiday list regarding the situation of the Jewish community, the changes in the status of and government policies towards Jewish communal organizations, office hours, relations with other Jewish and non-Jewish international organizations, training of social service and kindergarten staff, and various matters relating to the JDC’s Tunisia program and its administration.

Tunisia: General 1958-1959

File TU.22: Tunisia: General 1960-1963

Old Folder Number: C-56.600 B

Correspondence, cables, organizational statutes, report, newspaper clippings, population and program statistics, and new year card. Topics covered include the need for more JDC staff in Tunisia, how to deal with a missionary organization, a donation to a Tunisian women’s group, visits by JDC staff and others to or from Tunisia, elections of a Jewish association for the Governorat de Médenine, the situation of students, office schedules, the situation and activities of the Comite de Gestion of Tunis, welfare needs, a nationality and citizenship law, the formation of the Overseas Council of Voluntary Agencies, various administrative matters, and various program developments in Tunisia.

Tunisia: General 1960-1963

File TU.23: Tunisia: General 1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.600 C

Correspondence, reports, cables, newspaper clippings, and emigration statistics regarding a wide variety of subjects, including visitors to Tunisia; contacts with Jewish organizations, international NGOs, and government officials; administrative details; the implementation of passport restrictions; a wave of Jewish emigration and the problems of emigrants in France; and meetings between Alex Easterman, President Bourguiba, and Habib Bourguiba Jr. to smooth out the problems affecting Tunisian Jews. Includes letters on “current events” describing various developments of the JDC program or of interest to JDC.

Tunisia: General 1964

File TU.24: Tunisia: Office Automobile 1958-1959, 1961-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.615

Correspondence and price estimates regarding car repairs, purchases, sales, and registration, and other matters concerning automobiles.

Tunisia: Office Automobile 1958-1959, 1961-1964/a>

File TU.26: Tunisia: Population and Medical Statistics 1956-1957

Annual reports on JDC’s activities in Tunisia and related correspondence.

Tunisia: Population and Medical Statistics 1956-1957

File TU.27: Tunisia: Program - Reports 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: C-56.607″B”

Correspondence, organizational statutes, minutes of meeting, press clippings, and cable regarding the Jewish population of Djerba, competing federations of Jewish communities and their merging into the Conseil des Communautes de Tunisie, indemnification paid by the French government for Djerba gold, construction of a community center in Tunis, student scholarships, relations with the head of the Jewish community of Tunis, community debts, intra-Jewish politics, and tensions between the Jewish community and the government.

Tunisia: Program – Reports 1955-1956

File TU.28: Tunisia: Program - Reports 1957

Old Folder Number: C-56.607″C”

Reports, correspondence, minutes of meetings, copy of speech, and bar mitzvah invitation. Topics covered include the supply situation and supplies policies, education, summer camps and training of counselors, and the organization of Tunisian Jewish communities.

Tunisia: Program – Reports 1957

File TU.29: Tunisia: Program - Reports 1958-1959, 1961

Old Folder Number: 56.607″D”

Reports on political developments in Tunisia and the Bizerte incident and their legal, social, economic, emotional, and migratory effects on the Jewish population. Report on the finances and welfare services of the Jewish communities in Sousse and Sfax. In addition to reports by JDC staff, there are reports from the American Jewish Committee, World Jewish Congress, and United HIAS Service.

Tunisia: Program – Reports 1958-1959, 1961

File TU.30: Tunisia: Situation in Bizerte 1961

Old Folder Number: C-56.626

Correspondence regarding welfare contributions and public relations related to the Bizerte incident in 1961, the bringing of Jewish campers to safety, and Passover food for Jewish soldiers. Includes three pages from 1966.

Tunisia: Situation in Bizerte 1961

Series 3: Administration: Legal

This series contains correspondence, copies and translations of laws, notes, memoranda, newspaper clippings, and legal documents. Two files focus on registration requirements for organizations and the efforts of JDC and subventioned Jewish organizations to understand and meet the requirements. One file focuses on real estate laws and their application to an ORT property. One file focuses on the legal requirement for work permits for foreign nationals and its effect on JDC staff.

File TU.31: Tunisia: Laws and Ariana Property 1958-1960

Old Folder Number: 604

Copies and translation of laws and related notes. Notes (referring to 1968 and 1969) and photocopies of 1958-1960 letters regarding an ORT property.

Tunisia: Laws and Ariana Property 1958-1960

File TU.32: Tunisia: Legal Status of AJDC 1957-1962, 1964

Old Folder Number: 14

Correspondence, notes, copies of laws, certificates of authority for Auren Kahn, copy of deposition by Jerome Jacobson, model statutes, and JDC program plan for food supplies in 1965 regarding registration of JDC and organizations subventioned by JDC in Tunisia. Subjects covered include the preparation and deposit of JDC statutes and documentation, delays in receiving responses from the government, and refusal of recognition for Jewish youth groups that had been subventioned by JDC.

Tunisia: Legal Status of AJDC 1957-1962, 1964

File TU.33: Tunisia: New Labour Legislation - Work Permit for Foreign Nationals in Tunisia 1959-1961, 1963

Old Folder Number: C-56.620

Copies and translations of laws, newspaper clippings, list of foreign nationality JDC staff in Tunisia, and correspondence regarding new requirements for work permits for foreign nationals and the potential effects on JDC of the law.

Tunisia: New Labour Legislation – Work Permit for Foreign Nationals in Tunisia 1959-1961, 1963

File TU.34: Tunisia: Registration of Associations 1958-1962

Old Folder Number: C-56.623

Correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, copy of law, and legal notice regarding requirement for organizations to file their statutes with the Tunisian authorities, and the activities of JDC and other Jewish organizations to understand and comply with the law. In 1961 Jewish youth organizations were informed that they must dissolve.

Tunisia: Registration of Associations 1958-1962

Series 4: Administration: Personnel

This series contains reports or correspondence on personnel. One file is restricted in accordance with JDC’s Access and Restrictions Policy.

File TU.35: Tunisia: Local Personnel Returns 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: 2

Monthly payroll reports.

Tunisia: Local Personnel Returns 1958-1964

File TU.37: Tunisia: Personnel - Local and Foreign 1957-1958

Old Folder Number: 2

Correspondence and reports regarding personnel in Tunisia.

Tunisia: Personnel – Local and Foreign 1957-1958

Series 5: Administration: Public Relations

These files contain press clippings regarding matters affecting the Jewish community or mentioning JDC or the organizations it supported and correspondence regarding the accuracy of the reporting, JDC public relations, and the sending of photographs.

File TU.38: Tunisia: Press Clippings 1958-1961

Old Folder Number: 56.613/2

Press clippings regarding JDC, JDC-sponsored organizations, and matters affecting Jews in Tunisia. Correspondence regarding the contents or accuracy of reporting and regarding the sending of photographs.

Tunisia: Press Clippings 1958-1961

File TU.39: Tunisia: Press Clippings 1959, 1961

Old Folder Number: 56.613

Press clippings sent by the JDC country director for Tunisia and related correspondence.

Tunisia: Press Clippings 1959, 1961

File TU.40: Tunisia: Press Clippings and Public Relations 1961-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.613″A”

Press clippings and correspondence regarding events affecting the Jewish population in Tunisia and public relations for JDC. Educational material on tuberculosis prepared by JDC staff member for World Health Organization day. Includes a few documents relating to Morocco.

Tunisia: Press Clippings and Public Relations 1961-1964

Series 6: Organizations: Jewish Organizations

The organizations appearing the series are the Central British Fund, the Jewish Agency, the Lubavitcher organization, Nos Petits, the National Council of Jewish Women, and one file relating to both the Commission Provisoire de Gestion du Culte Israélite (Jewish community of Tunis) and the Grand Rabbinate of Tunisia. See file records for details. There are separate series on the Alliance Israelite Universelle, Commission Provisoire de Gestion du Culte Israélite, Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants (OSE), and ORT. Files on the loan kassa in Tunis, Caisse Israélite de Relèvement Economique (CIRE), can be found in the Subject Matter: Reconstruction series.

File TU.41: Tunisia: Central British Fund and Old Age Home 1959-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.622

Correspondence, memoranda, social service cards and forms, cost estimates, and sketches of playground equipment regarding projects for submission to the Central British Fund and the potential development of an old age home. The projects include improvements at garderies, canteens, dispensaries, schools, and an old age home.

Tunisia: Central British Fund and Old Age Home 1959-1964

File TU.42: Tunisia: Grand Rabbinat de Tunisie - Commission Provisoire de Gestion du Culte Israélite - Album - Eté 1960

Old Folder Number: 5

Printed picture album of school and kindergarten activities, including Hebrew and religious education, Arabic education, and play activities.

Tunisia: Grand Rabbinat de Tunisie – Commission Provisoire de Gestion du Culte Israélite – Album – Eté 1960

File TU.43: Tunisia: Jewish Agency 1955

Old Folder Number: 40

Correspondence and file note regarding aliyah medical examinations, who will be responsible for such examinations, responsibility for social cases who might be left behind in waves of aliyah, and other matters concerning aliyah. The file was kept by the health department.

Tunisia: Jewish Agency 1955

File TU.44: Tunisia: Lubavitcher Program in Tunisia 1959-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.618

Correspondence, reports, and budgets regarding discussions and negotiations about the beginning of a Lubavitcher program, subvention percentages, a school for girls, evening classes, oneg Shabbat activities, a yeshiva for boys, education in Hara Kebira, summer programs, feeding programs in Lubavitch schools, teacher salaries, Hebrew education, medical services, and relations between JDC, Lubavitch, and local Jewish groups.

Tunisia: Lubavitcher Program in Tunisia 1959-1964

File TU.45: Tunisia: Nos Petits 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.627

Correspondence and copies of 1955 correspondence regarding purchase of a warehouse, finances, the functioning and funding of Nos Petits canteens, and other matters.

Tunisia: Nos Petits 1958-1964

File TU.46: Tunisia: Ship-a-Box Program 1963-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.628

Correspondence requesting the National Council of Jewish Women to resume sending boxes of play equipment to Tunisia.

Tunisia: Ship-a-Box Program 1963-1964

Series 7: Jewish Organizations: Alliance Israélite Universelle (AIU)

This series contains audit work papers, correspondence, reports, and statistics on various subjects relating to the Alliance, including attempts to improve Hebrew teaching and responses to decreasing proportions of Jewish students.

File TU.47: Tunisia: Alliance Israelite Universelle 1957-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.612A

Correspondence, reports, personnel regulations, and statistics regarding Hebrew teachers, budgets, the Alliance school in Sousse, the decreasing proportion of Jewish students in Alliance schools, efforts to increase Jewish education for Jewish students, and other matters.

Tunisia: Alliance Israelite Universelle 1957-1964

File TU.48: Tunisia: Alliance Israelite Universelle Audit Work Papers 1958

Old Folder Number: 11

Financial tables and index of papers regarding an audit of Alliance Israelite Universelle for 1958.

Tunisia: Alliance Israelite Universelle Audit Work Papers 1958

File TU.49: Tunisia: Alliance Israelite Universelle Audit Work Papers 1959

Old Folder Number: 12

Financial tables and index of papers regarding an audit of Alliance Israelite Universelle for 1959.

Tunisia: Alliance Israelite Universelle Audit Work Papers 1959

File TU.50: Tunisia: Alliance Israelite Universelle Audit Work Papers 1960

Old Folder Number: 13

Financial tables and index of papers regarding an audit of Alliance Israelite Universelle for 1958.

Tunisia: Alliance Israelite Universelle Audit Work Papers 1960

Series 8: Jewish Organizations: Commission Provisoire de Gestion du Culte Israélite, Tunis

This organization, also called the Comite de Gestion, was an appointed committee created by the Tunisian government to replace the elected committee that had previously functioned in Tunis. Despite its being an interim organization, it continued to exist past the end of the period covered in this collection. As the central community organization in what was by far the largest Jewish community in Tunisia, the Comite de Gestion played a key role in Jewish life in the country. It was involved in religious functions, and more relevantly to JDC operations, education, welfare, and medical care. One file in this series is a general file on the Comite de Gestion regarding its creation and its various activities, including the construction of a community center. Two files contain financial tables from 1962. One file concerns fundraising by the Comite de Gestion in 1960. Additional material on the Comite de Gestion may be found in the Subject Matter: Child Care series, the Subject Matter: Education series, the Subject Matter: Medical series, the Subject Matter: Social Welfare series, and the Localities series.

File TU.51: Tunisia: Comite de Gestion - Tunis - Financial Tables 1962

Old Folder Number: 7

Financial tables regarding income and expenditure of the Comite de Gestion (Jewish community of Tunis) for 1962 and projections for 1963.

Tunisia: Comite de Gestion – Tunis – Financial Tables 1962

File TU.52: Tunisia: Commission Provisoire de Gestion du Culte Israelite - Tunis - Financial Tables 1962

Old Folder Number: 6

Financial tables showing receipts and expenditures of the Commission Provisoire de Gestion du Culte Israelite (Jewish community of Tunis) for the year 1962.

Tunisia: Commission Provisoire de Gestion du Culte Israelite – Tunis – Financial Tables 1962

File TU.53: Tunisia: Tunis Comite de Gestion 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: C-56.625.1″B”

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, memoranda, financial tables, reports, list of committee members, and statistics regarding the finances of the Jewish community of Tunis; the replacement of the Jewish community organization with an appointed interim committee, the Commission Provisoire de Gestion du Culte Israélite, in 1958 (the appointed committee had not been replaced by 1964); the activities legally allowed or denied to the committee; the actual activities of the committee; the completion, equipping, and usage of a community center in Tunis; summer camps; community politics; social services; education; and other matters related to the Tunis Jewish community.

Tunisia: Tunis Comite de Gestion 1958-1964

File TU.54: Tunisia: Fundraising 1960

Old Folder Number: C.56.606.2

Correspondence and table regarding fundraising by the Jewish community of Tunis.

Tunisia: Fundraising 1960

Series 9: Jewish Organizations: Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants (OSE)

This series contains correspondence, reports, budgets, and other documents. OSE ran clinics for the treatment of children, babies, and pregnant women and new mothers; organized vaccinations; and ran a social service to support their medical activities. Most of the funding for OSE in Tunisia came from JDC. The reports, mostly written in French, cover the range of OSE activities throughout Tunisia. Some of the files relate to the construction and equipping of a new OSE dispensary in Tunis that was opened in 1957. The director of OSE Tunisia during most of the period covered by the series was Dr. Andre Benmussa. Additional material relating to OSE can be found in the Subject Matter: Medical series.

File TU.55: Tunisia: La Ceremonie d'Inauguration de la Maison de l'OSE à Tunis 1957

Old Folder Number: 56.608

Report on the opening ceremony of a health center established by Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants. The report contains the texts of speeches and pictures of the speakers and attending dignitaries.

Tunisia: La Ceremonie d’Inauguration de la Maison de l’OSE à Tunis 1957

File TU.56: Tunisia: La Goulette - OSE Dispensary 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: 11

Correspondence, budget, equipment list, and equipment price estimates regarding a new dispensary.

Tunisia: La Goulette – OSE Dispensary 1955-1956

File TU.58: Tunisia: OSE - Financial 1955-1958

Old Folder Number: 39

Budgets, budget reviews, correspondence, and cables regarding the budget of Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants.

Tunisia: OSE – Financial 1955-1958

File TU.59: Tunisia: OSE 1955-1958

Old Folder Number: 37

Correspondence, minutes of meetings, and statistics regarding matters related to OSE, such a a dispensary, social services, the visit of a consultant, and the purchase of milk.

Tunisia: OSE 1955-1958

File TU.60: Tunisia: OSE Budget 1958-1964

Old Folder Number: 3

Budgets, financial reports, and correspondence regarding the budget and expenditures of Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants.

Tunisia: OSE Budget 1958-1964

File TU.61: Tunisia: OSE Recruitment 1958, 1961

Old Folder Number: 26

Correspondence regarding recruitment and filling of staff positions at Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants.

Tunisia: OSE Recruitment 1958, 1961

File TU.62: Tunisia: OSE Reports 1956-1957

Old Folder Number: 38

Report of activities of Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants Tunisie for 1956. Report of OSE social services consultant. Notes on the reports.

Tunisia: OSE Reports 1956-1957

File TU.63: Tunisia: OSE Reports 1956-1961

Old Folder Number: 4

General activity reports, tenth anniversary publication, budgets, and financial reports from Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants.

Tunisia: OSE Reports 1956-1961

File TU.64: Tunisia: OSE Reports 1957, 1960-1961

Old Folder Number: 5

Reports of the Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants regarding guestbook entries, expected changes in social needs, the situation and plans for southern Tunisia, social services, family medicine, and general OSE activities.

Tunisia: OSE Reports 1957, 1960-1961

File TU.65: Tunisia: OSE Tunisie 1957-1964

Old Folder Number: 2

Correspondence, reports, project descriptions, statistics, copy of 1950 JDC-OSE agreement, and infant growth chart regarding numbers of OSE beneficiaries, treatment of adults, vaccinations against several diseases, OSE’s activities in Sousse, sending of of medical literature and documents, the death of Mr. Solal, a donation from Switzerland, the organization of OSE activities in Tunis, OSE activities in communities in southern Tunisia, and other matters relating to the OSE.

Tunisia: OSE Tunisie 1957-1964

File TU.66: Tunisia: Pose de la Première Pierre de la Maison de l'OSE à Tunis 1955

Report on the cornerstone laying ceremony of a medical dispensary established by Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants, including texts of speeches and pictures of speakers and attendees.

Tunisia: Pose de la Première Pierre de la Maison de l’OSE à Tunis 1955

Series 10: Jewish Organizations: ORT

Five files contain correspondence, tables, and other documents relating to the ORT budget, an ORT canteen, carfare for an apprenticeship program, and other matters. Five files contain monthly financial reports of ORT Tunisia for 1957-1958 and 1962-1964. One file contains monthly statistics for 1964. In 1964 the monthly number of ORT students varied from 534-843. ORT ran schools focusing on vocational training and an apprenticeship program in Tunisia during the period covered in this series. JDC provided a global subvention to ORT and during these years in many countries, including Tunisia, JDC’s involvement with ORT activities was peripheral, in Tunisia involving matters such as keeping track of ORT activities, supporting a school canteen, and helping with the importation of equipment.

File TU.67: Tunisia: ORT 1956

Old Folder Number: 14

Correspondence and financial report regarding the ORT budget and a visit by Akiva Kohane and Milton Steinberg.

Tunisia: ORT 1956

File TU.68: Tunisia: ORT 1957

Old Folder Number: 27

Correspondence regarding the ORT budget, requests from ORT to JDC, and carfare for ORT programs.

Tunisia: ORT 1957

File TU.69: Tunisia: ORT 1958

Old Folder Number: 36

Table with statistics on numbers of students in various courses of study and training.

Tunisia: ORT 1958

File TU.70: Tunisia: ORT Budget and Monthly National Financial Reports for 1957

Old Folder Number: 27

Budget and monthly financial reports for 1957 for ORT Tunisia.

Tunisia: ORT Budget and Monthly National Financial Reports for 1957

File TU.71: Tunisia: ORT Budget and Monthly National Financial Reports for 1958

Old Folder Number: 36

Budget and monthly financial reports for ORT Tunisia for 1958.

Tunisia: ORT Budget and Monthly National Financial Reports for 1958

File TU.72: Tunisia: ORT Monthly National Financial Reports 1962

Old Folder Number: 2

Monthly financial reports for the months March-December of 1962.

Tunisia: ORT Monthly National Financial Reports 1962

File TU.73: Tunisia: ORT Monthly National Financial Reports 1963

Old Folder Number: 3

Monthly financial reports for the year 1963.

Tunisia: ORT Monthly National Financial Reports 1963

File TU.74: Tunisia: ORT Monthly National Financial Reports 1964

Old Folder Number: 12

Monthly reports for the year 1964.

Tunisia: ORT Monthly National Financial Reports 1964

File TU.75: Tunisia: ORT Monthly Statistical Reports 1964

Old Folder Number: 15

Monthly statistical reports on students, personnel, and institutions for the year 1964. Student numbers varied from 534 to 843 per month.

Tunisia: ORT Monthly Statistical Reports 1964

File TU.76: Tunisia: ORT-SAP Reconstruction 1955-1956

Old Folder Number: C-56.609

Tunisia: ORT Monthly National Financial Reports 1962

Tunisia: ORT-SAP Reconstruction 1955-1956

File TU.77: Tunisia: ORT-SAP Reconstruction 1957-1964

Old Folder Number: 56.609″A”

Correspondence, memoranda, tables, newspaper clipping, and notes regarding the ORT budget, ORT canteen expenses and standards, details of meals served at canteens, aid offered or given to the government, carfare for ORT-SAP (Service d’Apprentissage Patronal) participants, importation of machinery, a leaflet circulated by an ORT teacher, and enrollment.

Tunisia: ORT-SAP Reconstruction 1957-1964

Series 11: Organizations: Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)