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Subcollection: Countries and Regions

This subcollection documents JDC’s overseas programs and operations in 50 localities. The majority of these files deal with JDC’s work in Poland, Russia (including Siberia), and Palestine; records for Romania, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Lithuania, Latvia, Hungary, and Turkey are also significant.

The materials depict JDC’s extensive relief efforts to alleviate suffering and rebuild devastated European Jewish communities in the wake of World War I. Detailed field reports describe prevailing political, social, and economic conditions in these areas, with considerable space devoted to Brest Litowsk, Bialystok, Pinsk, Rovno, and Vilna.

Record groups in this subcollection are organized alphabetically by country or regional name. Certain record groups are further arranged in series.

Record Group 4-1: Abyssinia

File 109: Abyssinia, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Correspondence, reports, including materials from Jacob (Jacques) Faitlovitch on Falashas, questions about Jewish world’s obligation of aid this remnant, appeal for funds for medical care. Miscellaneous on remittances.

Abyssinia, 1919-1921

Record Group 4-2: Argentina

File 110: Argentina, 1917, 1919-1920

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence on remittances, statement about willingness of Argentine community to send ship to Europe with relief supplies; about formation (1920) of Comite de Proteccion a Los Inmigrantes Israelitas, in anticipation of Jewish immigration from Europe.

Argentina, 1917, 1919-1920

Record Group 4-3: Austria

Series 1: Austria: Administration

File 111.1: Austria, General, 1919

Extent: 0.75 inch

Correspondence, reports on needs, conditions of residents and refugees from Palestine, Galicia and Bukovina.

Austria, General, 1919

File 111.2: Austria, General, January-March 1920

Extent: 0.33 inch

Correspondence, reports on needs, conditions of residents and refugees. Report and abstract (January 15, 1920) on operations of the Vienna Branch for October-December 1919).

Austria, General, January-March 1920

File 112.1: Austria, General, April-December 1920

Extent: 0.75 inch

Correspondence, reports on needs, conditions of residents and refugees. Reports for Vienna Branch for March-April and May-August 1920.

Austria, General, April-December 1920

File 112.2: Austria, General, 1921

Extent: 0.75 inch

Correspondence, reports on local conditions, liquidation plans. Newspaper account of anti-Semitic demonstration. List [Names of communal officials in Bogen report]

Austria, General, 1921

File 113.1: Austria, Administration, 1921

Extent: 1 inches

Extensive correspondence, reports, particularly from Boris Bogen, Jacques Rieur on liquidation plans, review of operations, activities, determinations of need, local responsibility.

Austria, Administration, 1921

File 113.2: Austria, Administration, 1919-1920

Extent: 0.33 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, reports, newspaper accounts on logistics, aid. List [Names of refugees with contacts in U.S, transmitted May 28, 1919; Names of communal officials in correspondence, reports]

Austria, Administration, 1919-1920

File 114.1: Austria, Financial, General, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence on finances, budgets, remittances, accounting.

Austria, Financial, General, 1919-1921

File 114.2: Austria, Financial, Reports

Extent: 1.5 inches

Miscellaneous financial reports.

Austria, Financial, Reports

File 114.3: Austria, Financial, Transmission of Funds, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Correspondence, cables on remittances, currency exchange, banking, appeals for funds. List [Names on remittance correspondence]

Austria, Financial, Transmission of Funds, 1919-1921

Series 2: Austria: Organizations

File 115.1: Austria, Organizations

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence on relations with, needs, appeals of local organizations.

Austria, Organizations

Series 3: Austria: Subject Matter

File 115.2: Austria, Individual Appeals

Extent: 0.20 inch

Miscellaneous on family location, finances. List [Names of individuals in correspondence]

Austria, Individual Appeals

File 116: Austria, Child Care, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.33 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, reports, appeals on care, aid for children, orphans.

Austria, Child Care, 1919-1921

File 117: Austria, Cultural and religious, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, appeals (English, German) for funds for educational institutions. List [Names of professionals who received food parcels, transmitted May 18, 1920; some individual names in correspondence]

Austria, Cultural and religious, 1919-1921

File 118.1: Austria, Refugees and Emigrants, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.75 inch

Cables, correspondence regarding influx, assistance for refugees, migration; Information Service Letter (December 16, 1919) on refugees in Vienna.

Austria, Refugees and Emigrants, 1919-1921

File 118.2: Austria, Reconstruction, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Correspondence, cables on loans, tools and supplies for artisans, employment.

Austria, Reconstruction, 1920-1921

File 118.3: Austria, Medical-Sanitary, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, appeals for funds, review of facilities (English, German).

Austria, Medical-Sanitary, 1920-1921

File 119: Austria, Relief Supplies, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, cables on supplies; reports on financing, receipt, distribution of commodities, Passover supplies; arrangements with American Relief Administration for relief supplies. Text (undated) on Austrian federal law on school feeding programs.

Austria, Relief Supplies, 1919-1921

Record Group 4-4: Baltic Countries

File 120: Baltic Countries, 1919-1920

Extent: 0.25 inch

Correspondence, reports including on JDC operations; war damage, competing armies requisitioning local goods, local destruction. Correspondence on remittances, arrangements for transmission of funds.

Baltic Countries, 1919-1920

Record Group 4-5: Belgium

File 121: Belgium, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Correspondence, reports (English, French, Yiddish) on aid to refugees, including students, after repatriation from Russia, appeals for funds.

Belgium, 1919-1921

Record Group 4-6: Bulgaria

File 122: Bulgaria, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Correspondence, reports (English, German, French) on aid. Extensive correspondence regarding orphanage. Correspondence (1919) regarding possible Bulgo-American Jewish Bank. List [Names of communal officials in Julius Savitski report]

Bulgaria, 1919-1921

Record Group 4-7: Central Europe

File 123: Central Europe, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.33 inch

Correspondence, reports, including British Government report (1920), “Economic Conditions in Central Europe.” List [Names of communal leaders in reports, correspondence]

Central Europe, 1919-1921

Record Group 4-8: China

File 124: China, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, appeals, reports (English, Russian, Yiddish, German). Miscellaneous correspondence on HIAS plans, role. Printed matter: Israel’s Messenger (March 14, 1919), publication of Shanghai Zionist Association.

China, 1919-1921

Record Group 4-9: Cuba

File 125: Cuba, 1921

Extent: 0.10 inch

Correspondence on refugees stranded in Havana.

Cuba

Record Group 4-10: Czechoslovakia

Series 1: Czechoslovakia: Administration

File 126.1: Czechoslovakia, January-July 1920

Extent: 0.33 inch

Correspondence, reports, including appeals for funds; report (unsigned, July 1920) on relief work in 1919, arrangements made by Henry Alsberg following collapse of Austria-Hungary. List [Names of communal leaders in reports, correspondence]

Czechoslovakia, January-July 1920

File 126.2: Czechoslovakia, 1919

Extent: 1 inch

Correspondence, reports (English, German), including Henry Alsberg letters to Lewis Strauss of U.S. Food Administration Mission on local conditions, needs of refugees, government policy toward Jews. List [Names in reports, correspondence]

Czechoslovakia, 1919

File 126.3: Czechoslovakia, Wechsler Reports, 1920

Extent: 1 inch

Detailed reports by Leon Wechsler, Hetty Goldman on conditions, needs in Czechoslovakia; reorganization and confusion of local relief committees; governments’ varying sentiments toward refugees; financial and statistical data; appropriations to institutions. Appendices include minutes of relief committee meetings, reports (English, German). List [Names of communal leaders in reports]

Czechoslovakia, Wechsler Reports, 1920

File 127.1: Czechoslovakia, August-December 1920

Extent: 0.50 inch

Correspondence, reports, including statistical reports, Information Service Letter (September 24, 1920) on social and economic conditions, operations in Czechoslovakia

Czechoslovakia, August-December 1920

File 127.2: Czechoslovakia, 1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Correspondence, reports (English, German), including report by Leon Wechsler (and synopsis) for period September 1920 through March 1921. List [Names of communal leaders in reports]

Czechoslovakia, 1921

File 127.3: Czechoslovakia, Bogen Report, 1922

Extent: 0.25 inch

Report on JDC activities in Czechoslovakia, based on official records and reports, written under direction of Boris Bogen, on conditions in new republic of Czechoslovakia. Miscellaneous on allocations to institutions, delay in liquidation. List [Names of communal leaders in reports]

Czechoslovakia, Bogen Report, 1922

File 128.1: Czechoslovakia, Individual Appeals

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence (multiple languages) on requests from, aid to individuals, including transit, financial. List [Names of individuals, institutions on remittances]

Czechoslovakia, Individual Appeals

File 128.2: Czechoslovakia, Administration, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, cables on meetings, personnel, travel, finances, liquidation, including article from Judische Presse of Vienna (May 29, 1921) assigning blame for liquidation to “Jewish nationalists.”

Czechoslovakia, Administration, 1919-1921

File 128.3: Czechoslovakia, Administration, Financial, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, cables on finances, remittances, banking, audits.

Czechoslovakia, Administration, Financial, 1919-1921

Series 2: Czechoslovakia: Subject Matter

File 129.1: Czechoslovakia, Child Care, 1919-1920

Extent: 0.15 inch

Miscellaneous, including memo on activities of American Relief Administration’s European Children’s Fund.

Czechoslovakia, Child Care, 1919-1920

File 129.2: Czechoslovakia, Relief Supplies, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Cables, correspondence on relief supplies, including problems with Passover flour.

Czechoslovakia, Relief Supplies, 1920-1921

File 129.3: Czechoslovakia, Cultural and religious, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.33 inch

Correspondence (English, German) regarding appeals, remittances, for education, Talmud Torah schools for children, orphans.

Czechoslovakia, Cultural and religious, 1920-1921

File 129.4: Czechoslovakia, Reconstruction, 1921

Extent: 0.10 inch

Miscellaneous (English, German), including excerpts of Leon Wechsler reports.

Czechoslovakia, Reconstruction, 1921

File 129.5: Czechoslovakia, Refugees and Emigrants, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Cables, correspondence on influx refugees, problems with visas, limits on American consular authorities. Appeals for individual aid.

Czechoslovakia, Refugees and Emigrants, 1919-1921

Series 3: Czechoslovakia: Localities

File 130: Czechoslovakia, Dunaszerdahely, Kosice, Slovakia, Sub-Carpathia

Extent: 0.50 inch

Miscellaneous on conditions in Dunaszerdahely, Kosice, Slovakia, Sub-Carpathia; appeals for aid, grievances about distribution of aid.

Czechoslovakia, Dunaszerdahely, Kosice, Slovakia, Sub-Carpathia

Record Group 4-11: Danzig

File 131: Danzig, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, reports, letters on liquidation of local office.

Danzig, 1920-1921

Record Group 4-12: Denmark

File 132: Denmark, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, reports, primarily financial, banking correspondence. Financial report (October 1919) of Skandinavischen Judischen Zentrakhilfskomitees. Letter (April 4, 1919) on origins of Information Office Regarding the Conditions of Jews in Poland.

Denmark, 1919-1921

Record Group 4-13: Eastern Europe

File 133: Eastern Europe, 1919-1920

Extent: 0.20 inch

Several newspaper articles on JDC activities (one critical), summarizing regional conditions.

Eastern Europe, 1919-1920

Record Group 4-14: Egypt

File 134: Egypt, 1919-1920

Extent: 0.20 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence (English, French) on financial arrangements, remittances, Passover supplies. Printed report: “General Report on the Refugees Administration,” on [Colonial] administrative work connected with Jewish refugees from Palestine, post-war British refugees from Smyrna, and Russian Orthodox refugees; reference to Zion Mule Corps; with photos; written by William C. Hornblower, Societe de Publications Egyptiennes, 1920. List [Names of recipients of relief supplies]

Egypt, 1919-1920

Record Group 4-15: England

File 135.1: England, Fund for Relief of Jewish Victims of the War in Russia, 1919-1920

Extent: 0.33 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence on aid, remittances, including Boris Bogen report (November 6, 1920) on use of funds, supplies.

England, Fund for Relief of Jewish Victims of the War in Russia, 1919-1920

File 135.2: England, JDC (London) Purchasing Department, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence on aid, remittances, purchasing relief supplies for distribution in Eastern Europe.

England, JDC (London) Purchasing Department, 1919-1921

File 135.3: England, Transmission of Funds, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Cables, correspondence on remittances, currency exchange, banking, financial statements, purchase of supplies for Eastern Europe.

England, Transmission of Funds, 1919-1921

Record Group 4-16: Estonia

File 136: Estonia, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.75 inch

Correspondence, reports including on children’s home (with report transmitted October 8, 1921), miscellaneous on liquidation of office; miscellaneous concerning Narva, which sustained war damage.

Estonia, 1919-1921

Record Group 4-17: Finland

File 137: Finland, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.10 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, absence of Jews in Finland.

Finland, 1920-1921

Record Group 4-18: France

File 138: France, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, reports, including report through April 1921 on Societe Juive d’Assistance par le Travail, including statutes List [Communal leaders named in Savitski report]

France, 1919-1921

Record Group 4-19: Galicia

Series 1: Galicia: Administration

File 139.1: Galicia, 1913, 1919

Extent: 1.25 inches

Miscellaneous correspondence, reports (English, German), including financial reports, statements from delegation of Galician Jews in Paris (see especially June 15, 1919) on being between “two fires”&emdash;Poland and Ukraine. Financial statements of loan kassas (1913). List [Communal leaders named in correspondence]

Galicia, 1913, 1919

File 139.2: Galicia, January-February 1920

Extent: 0.15 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence on need for relief for towns in region from Stanislau-Tarnopol to Russia border.

Galicia, January-February 1920

File 140: Galicia, March-April 1920

Extent: 1 inch

Miscellaneous reports, correspondence (Polish). Correspondence from Julius Goldman, Galician Commission, memos on allocations for Galicia; budget.

Galicia, March-April 1920

File 141.1: Galicia, May-December 1920

Extent: 1 inch

Miscellaneous reports, correspondence, including Abraham Zucker report (June 12, 1920) on Galicia; Committee for Relief of Polish Jews in Krakow by Rafal Landau (August 1920); Charles Wortsman report (transmitted December 15, 1920) on relief activities in Lemberg, Simon Peiser letter (October 8, 1920) on Krakow. List [Names of communal officials in some reports]

Galicia, May-December 1920

File 141.2: Galicia, 1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous reports, including Abraham Shohan report (August 14, 1921) on Lvov; I.M. (Mayer) Kowalsky report (February 1, 1921) on problems in Lvov, including with refugees from Ukraine; Charles Wortsman (January 1, 1921) on regional visits.

Galicia, 1921

Series 2: Galicia: Subject Matter

File 142.1: Galicia, Medical-Sanitary, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.75 inch

Miscellaneous reports, including Dr. Irwin Michlin reports on epidemics of typhus; building plans. List [Memo of May 29, 1921 on medical assignments]

Galicia, Medical-Sanitary, 1920-1921

File 142.2: Galicia, Refugees and Emigrants, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.20 inch

Miscellaneous individual correspondence seeking aid with migration, family reunification. List [Names in correspondence]

Galicia, Refugees and Emigrants, 1919-1921

File 142.3: Galicia, Cultural and religious, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, reports (English, German), including from East Galician Organization for Jewish Elementary and Schools on reconstruction of schools after war and pogroms. List [Names in correspondence]

Galicia, Cultural and religious, 1919-1921

File 142.4: Galicia, Child Care, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, reports (English, German) including Simon Peiser field reports, and report (April 1921, unsigned) of activities of Child Care Department. List [Names in correspondence]

Galicia, Child Care, 1919-1921

Record Group 4-20: Germany

Series 1: Germany: Administration

File 143.1: Germany, American Friends Service Committee, 1920

Extent: 0.20 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence on American Friends feeding program in Berlin, JDC contribution, see Julius Goldman letter (March 9, 1920).

Germany, American Friends Service Committee, 1920

File 143.2: Germany, General, 1916, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.66 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence (English, German) on needs for relief, poverty and political conditions after war and Versailles Treaty. Bernhard Kahn reports (1920) on variety of needs, conditions.

Germany, General, 1916, 1919-1921

File 143.3: Germany, Financial, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.80 inch

Miscellaneous financial reports, correspondence (English, German) on banking, remittances, appeals.

Germany, Financial, 1920-1921

Series 2: Germany: Subject Matter

File 144.1: Germany, Child Care, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Correspondence, reports (English, German) on care, needs of children, including medical care for tubercular children. Miscellaneous financial materials. Printed matter: German children in Switzerland (Bulletin of Save the Children Fund, Geneva). List [Names in correspondence]

Germany, Child Care, 1919-1921

File 144.2: Germany, Prisoners of War, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.15 inch

Miscellaneous (English, German) on relief supplies, aid to Russian prisoners of war in Germany who cannot be repatriated, including provocative articles in Zeit. Some correspondence from prisoners. List [Prisoners’ names on some correspondence]

Germany, Prisoners of War, 1919-1921

File 144.3: Germany, Cultural and religious, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, appeals (English, German) for funds for educational institutions.

Germany, Cultural and religious, 1920-1921

File 145.1: Germany, Relief Supplies, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence (German, English), cables on requests, distribution of relief supplies, Passover supplies.

Germany, Relief Supplies, 1919-1921

File 145.2: Germany, Refugees, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Miscellaneous reports, correspondence (German, English) on requests for aid; problems with emigration; conditions of refugees; economic, labor and housing crises.

Germany, Refugees, 1919-1921

Record Group 4-21: Greece

File 146.1: Greece, 1918, 1919

Extent: 1.50 inches

Miscellaneous reports, cables, correspondence (French, English, Greek) on needs, banking, financial matters, appeals and building supplies after fire destroyed Salonica’s Jewish community’s assets, including schools and housing

Greece, 1918, 1919

File 146.2: Greece, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.33 inch

Miscellaneous reports, correspondence (French, English,) on needs, financial matters, appeals regarding schools destroyed by fire. Moise Morpurgo and Joseph Nehama report (February 20, 1920) on aid to victims of disaster; on restoration of Hirsch Jewish Hospital.

Greece, 1920-1921

Record Group 4-22: Holland

File 147.1: Holland, 1919

Extent: 1 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence on financial matters, remittances, supplies, personnel needs for communities throughout Europe; miscellaneous on logistics, transit.

Holland, 1919

File 147.2: Holland, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.33 inch

Primarily correspondence on financial matters, remittances, balance sheets. Several documents on financing children’s holidays, prospects for sending matzot abroad on timely basis.

Holland, 1920-1921

File 147.3: Holland, Refugees and Emigrants, 1919-1920

Extent: 0.33 inch

Correspondence [English, Dutch, Yiddish] on aid to refugees; appeals from individuals. List [Names of some aid recipients/transmigrants, transmitted September 7, 1920; names of individual on appeals correspondence]

Holland, Refugees and Emigrants, 1919-1920

Record Group 4-23: Hungary

Series 1: Hungary: Administration

File 148.1: Hungary, General, 1921

Extent: 0.75 inch

Correspondence, reports (English, Hungarian) on refugees, aid, reconstruction in Hungary. List [Marcus report includes names, accounts of interned Jews]

Hungary, General, 1921

File 148.2: Hungary, General, 1919-1920

Extent: 1.5 inches

Correspondence, reports (English, Hungarian) on refugees, finances, relief supplies, rehabilitation in Hungary.

Hungary, General, 1919-1920

File 149.1: Hungary, Administration-Financial, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Correspondence, cables on banking, problems with liquidation. Financial statements, including report for 1920 (transmitted March 31, 1921). List [Names of communal leaders, staff on some reports]

Hungary, Administration-Financial, 1919-1921

File 149.2: Hungary, Administration-Financial, Transmission of Funds, 1920-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Correspondence, cables on remittances, currency exchange, banking, appeals for funds. List [Names on remittance correspondence]

Hungary, Administration-Financial, Transmission of Funds, 1920-1921

Series 2: Hungary: Subject Matter

File 150.1: Hungary, Child Care, 1919-1920

Extent: 0.25 inch

Correspondence, appeals for care, aid, food for children, orphans; correspondence on JDC contribution to American Relief Administration program; problems with government regime. Alexander Landesco letter (March 5, 1920) on local grievances, arrangements for programs. Printed report: American Relief Administration European Children’s Fund (June 1, 1920), illustrated, narrative and statistical material, includes political and economic problems after armistice, Romanian occupation; living conditions, relief supplies, children’s feeding programs. List [Names of child welfare leaders, transmitted February 20, 1920]

Hungary, Child Care, 1919-1920

File 150.2: Hungary, Cultural and Religious, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.33 inch

Correspondence, appeals for institutions, students, religious functionaries.

Hungary, Cultural and Religious, 1920-1921

File 151.2: Hungary, Prisoners of War and Refugees, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous on various types, treatment of refugees.

Hungary, Prisoners of War and Refugees, 1920-1921

File 151.3: Hungary, Persecution and pogroms, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.33 inch

Correspondence, extensive news stories in various languages, with accounts of atrocities. List [Names in accounts of atrocities]

Hungary, Persecution and pogroms, 1919-1921

File 151.4: Hungary, Marcus Report on "White Terror," 1921

Extent: 0.75 inch

Joseph Marcus report (June 8, 1921) on “Is There White Terror in Hungary?” evaluating the political conditions of the Jews, veracity of reports of persecution, including persecution, anti-Semitism, bodies in Danube. List [Names in accounts of atrocities]

Hungary, Marcus Report on “White Terror,” 1921

Series 3: Hungary: Localities

File 151.1: Hungary, Localities, Fulopszalas, Sotoralja-Ujhely, Tinye

Extent: 0.15 inch

Miscellaneous appeals concerning Fulopszalas, Sotoralja-Ujhely, Tinye.

Hungary, Localities, Fulopszalas, Sotoralja-Ujhely, Tinye

Record Group 4-24: Italy

File 152.1: Italy, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Miscellaneous on emigration, refugees from Romania and Russia at Italian ports.

Italy, 1919-1921

File 152.2: Italy, Personal services, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous on family location, migration, aid. List [Names in correspondence]

Italy, Personal services, 1920-1921

Record Group 4-25: Japan

File 153: Japan, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Miscellaneous (English, Yiddish, German, Russian) on emigration, family location, remittances. Jewish Immigration Bulletin report (transmitted January 13, 1920) on HIAS activities in Far East (extremely fragile). List [Names in correspondence]

Japan, 1919-1921

Record Group 4-26: Latvia

Series 1: Latvia: Administration

File 154.1: Latvia, General, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, reports (primarily English, some Yiddish) on economic and social conditions, including monthly activity reports; need for massive reconstruction, credit for communal and individual rehabilitation. Map. List [Names in correspondence]

Latvia, General, 1919-1921

File 155: Latvia, Administration-Financial, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence (English, German, Yiddish), cables on financial matters, remittances, banking, account balances, personnel. List [Names in correspondence]

Latvia, Administration-Financial, 1919-1921

Series 2: Latvia: Subject Matter

File 154.2: Latvia, Personal services, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous on family location, migration, aid. List [Names in correspondence]

Latvia, Personal services, 1919-1921

File 156.1: Latvia, Relief Supplies, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.15 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence on relief supplies, shipments, requests.

Latvia, Relief Supplies, 1920-1921

 

File 156.2: Latvia, Cultural and religious, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.15 inch

Miscellaneous, including correspondence from Ebreju Zentrala to effect that cultural work cannot continue without JDC support.

Latvia, Cultural and religious, 1920-1921

File 156.3: Latvia, Child Care, 1921

Extent: 0.10 inch

Miscellaneous on orphans

Latvia, Child Care, 1921

File 156.4: Latvia, Medical-Sanitary, 1920-1921

Extent: 1.25 inches

Miscellaneous correspondence and reports, including Dr. Julius Eliasberg report (July 16, 1920) on need for Jewish hospital in Riga, Dr. Harry Plotz report (May 31, 1921) on creation of medical committee to deal with public health in Latvia, hiring of physicians in underserved areas; creation of dispensaries, bathhouses and mikves. List [Names in correspondence]

Latvia, Medical-Sanitary, 1920-1921

Series 3: Latvia: Localities

File 157: Latvia, Localities, Daugavpils, Dubena, Liepaja (Libua), Mitau, Preily, Reschitza, Riga

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, cables on needs, conditions in Daugavpils, Dubena, Liepaja (Libua), Mitau, Preily, Riga, including letters on extent to which towns such as Dubena fall through the cracks of different service areas.

Latvia, Localities, Daugavpils, Dubena, Liepaja (Libua), Mitau, Preily, Reschitza, Riga

Record Group 4-27: Libya

File 158: Libya (Tripoli), 1920

Extent: 0.10 inch

Correspondence on relief to Jews in Tripoli.

Libya (Tripoli), 1920

Record Group 4-28: Lithuania

Series 1: Lithuania: Administration

File 159.1: Lithuania, General, 1919

Extent: 0.33 inch

Correspondence, reports (English, German, Yiddish) on political, social and economic conditions; miscellaneous on war damage by competing armies. List [Names in correspondence]

Lithuania, General, 1919

File 159.2: Lithuania, General, February-June 1920

Extent: 1 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, reports (English, German, Yiddish, French) on economic and social conditions, communal tensions, including plea (February 20, 1920) and report on congress of Jewish communities from M. Soloveitchik and Simon Rosenbaum. Some statistical material on Jewish populations. List [Names in correspondence]

Lithuania, General, February-June 1920

File 160.1: Lithuania, General, July-December 1920

Extent: 1 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, reports (English, German), including annual budget for relief work undertaken by Jewish National Council, plans for orphanages. List [Names in correspondence]

Lithuania, General, July-December 1920

File 160.2: Lithuania, General, 1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, reports (English, Yiddish), including Julius Muscott multiple letters and reports (April 5, 1921; August 9, 1921) on JDC aid, refugees, re-evacuation and child welfare.

Lithuania, General, 1921

File 160.3: Lithuania, Ministry of Jewish Affairs in Lithuania

Extent: 0.25 inch

Reports (English, Yiddish), including Vladimir Grossman report (undated) on the position of position of Jews in country.

Lithuania, Ministry of Jewish Affairs in Lithuania

File 161.2: Lithuania, Financial, Transmission of Funds, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Correspondence, cables on remittances, currency exchange, banking, financial arrangements. List [Names on remittance correspondence]

Lithuania, Financial, Transmission of Funds, 1919-1921

File 161.3: Lithuania, Administration and Financial, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.75 inch

Correspondence, cables on remittances, currency exchange, banking, financial arrangements; Julius Muscott letter (May 19, 1921) and materials on expenses of Nationalrat.

Lithuania, Administration and Financial, 1919-1921

Series 2: Lithuania: Subject Matter

File 161.1: Lithuania, Personal services, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.20 inch

Miscellaneous on family location, aid. List [Names in correspondence]

Lithuania, Personal services, 1919-1921

File 162.1: Lithuania, Child Care, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.15 inch

Miscellaneous on needs, care of children, including proposal (December 7, 1920) from Conseil National Juif en Lituanie regarding agricultural school for orphans.

Lithuania, Child Care, 1920-1921

File 162.2: Lithuania, Cultural and religious, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, appeals for educational institutions. List of Tarbuth schools.

Lithuania, Cultural and religious, 1920-1921

File 162.3: Lithuania, Medical-Sanitary, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.15 inch

Miscellaneous, including Julius Muscott letter (January 18, 1921) on medical and other conditions for children.

Lithuania, Medical-Sanitary, 1920-1921

File 162.4: Lithuania, Relief Supplies, 1919-1921
File 162.5: Lithuania, Reconstruction, 1920-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Correspondence, cables (English, German) on arrangements, financing for reconstruction work; materials on economics activities of Nationalrat (banks, agriculture).

Lithuania, Reconstruction, 1920-1921

Series 3: Lithuania: Localities

File 163: Lithuania, Localities, Kovno, Kowarskas, Seduva, Skaudvile, Vaiguva, Zydikiai

Extent: 0.50 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, reports, cables on needs, conditions in Kovno, Kowarskas, Seduva, Skaudvile, Vaiguva, Zydikiai. List [Names in correspondence; names of loan recipients in Kavarsk]

Lithuania, Localities, Kovno, Kowarskas, Seduva, Skaudvile, Vaiguva, Zydikiai

Record Group 4-29: Mesopotamia

File 164: Mesopotamia, 1918, 1919

Extent: 0.15 inch

Mesopotamia, 1918, 1919

Record Group 4-30: Mexico

File 165: Mexico, 1921

Extent: 0.10 inch

Miscellaneous on fugitives, refugees stranded in Mexico in belief they could immigrate to U.S.

Mexico, 1921

Record Group 4-31: Ober Ost

File 166: Ober Ost, 1919

Extent: 0.10 inch

Baruch (Barnet) Zuckerman report on visit to region; Isaac Rubinstein memo on relief activity.

Ober Ost, 1919

Record Group 4-32: Palestine

Series 1: Palestine: Administration

File 167.1: Palestine, General, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.75 inch

Correspondence, detailed reports (primarily from David de Sola Pool) on relief activities, need to expand to reconstruction.

Palestine, General, 1920-1921

File 167.2: Palestine, General, 1918-1919

Extent: 1 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, budgets, reports (many authors unknown) on communal conditions, institutions.

Palestine, General, 1918-1919

File 168.1: Palestine, Administration, 1921

Extent: 0.60 inch

Miscellaneous on activities, finances, letters of credit. Correspondence (including letter of April 4, 1921) on liquidating activities.

Palestine, Administration, 1921

File 168.2: Palestine, Administration, 1919-1920

Extent: 0.50 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence on activities, war orphans.

Palestine, Administration, 1919-1920

File 169.1: Palestine, Appropriations, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.75 inch

Miscellaneous financial statistics, cables on remittances.

Palestine, Appropriations, 1920-1921

File 169.2: Palestine, Appropriations, 1919

Extent: 0.75 inch

Miscellaneous financial statistics, cables on remittances.

Palestine, Appropriations, 1919

File 170.1: Palestine, Transmission of Funds, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.75 inch

Correspondence, cables on remittances, currency exchange, banking.

Palestine, Transmission of Funds, 1920-1921

File 170.2: Palestine, Transmission of Funds, 1919

Extent: 1 inch

Correspondence, cables on remittances, currency exchange, banking. List [Names of individuals, institutions on remittances]

 Palestine, Transmission of Funds, 1919

File 171.1: Palestine, Financial Reports, July-October 1919

Extent: 1 inch

Monthly financial/statistical reports, correspondence, on relief, loans, children, aged, religious institutions, various municipalities/colonies.

Palestine, Financial Reports, July-October 1919

File 171.2: Palestine, Financial Reports, March-June 1919

Extent: 1 inch

Monthly financial/statistical reports, correspondence on relief, loans, children, aged, religious institutions, various municipalities/colonies.

Palestine, Financial Reports, March-June 1919

File 171.3: Palestine, Financial Reports, January-February 1919

Extent: 0.50 inch

Monthly financial/statistical reports, correspondence, on relief, loans, children, aged, religious institutions, various municipalities/colonies.

Palestine, Financial Reports, January-February 1919

File 172.1: Palestine, Financial Reports, May-November 1920

Extent: 0.50 inch

Monthly financial/statistical reports (May-September) on relief, loans, children, aged, religious institutions; miscellaneous correspondence (October, November).

Palestine, Financial Reports, May-November 1920

File 172.2: Palestine, Financial Reports, January-April 1920

Extent: 0.75 inch

Monthly financial/statistical reports on relief, loans, children, aged, religious institutions.

Palestine, Financial Reports, January-April 1920

File 172.3: Palestine, Financial Reports, November-December 1919

Extent: 0.33 inch

Monthly financial/statistical reports on relief, loans, children, aged, religious institutions.

Palestine, Financial Reports, November-December 1919

File 173.1: Palestine, High Commissioner for Palestine, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.20 inch

David de Sola Pool correspondence, reports on meetings with High Commissioner for Palestine.

Palestine, High Commissioner for Palestine, 1920-1921

Series 2: Palestine: Subject Matter

File 173.2: Palestine, Personal services, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence on requests, relief, assistance, conditions of individuals. List [Names of individuals, institutions on requests for aid, remittances]

Palestine, Personal services, 1919-1921

File 174.1: Palestine, Child Care, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.60 inch

Minutes, first annual report of Palestine Orphan Committee. Correspondence on orphanages, institutions’ appeals for funds.

Palestine, Child Care, 1920-1921

File 174.2: Palestine, Child Care, 1918-1919

Extent: 0.50 inch

Extensive correspondence from Alice Seligsberg, including letter (September 7, 1919) reviewing conditions, needs, relief, facilities, personnel, budget. Miscellaneous on orphanages’ suitability, institutions’ appeals for funds. List [Names of some children needing aid]

Palestine, Child Care, 1918-1919

File 175.1: Palestine, Child Care, Palestine Orphan Committee, Minutes, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.75 inch

Committee meeting minutes (incomplete); reports on child care, facilities, needs, finances, personnel.

Palestine, Child Care, Palestine Orphan Committee, Minutes, 1919-1921

File 175.2: Palestine, Child Care, Palestine Orphan Committee, Financial, July-December 1920

Extent: 0.75 inch

Financial reports, budgets for Palestine Orphan Committee.

Palestine, Child Care, Palestine Orphan Committee, Financial, July-December 1920

File 175.3: Palestine, Child Care, Palestine Orphan Committee, Financial, January-June 1920

Extent: 1 inch

Financial reports, budgets for Palestine Orphan Committee.

Palestine, Child Care, Palestine Orphan Committee, Financial, January-June 1920

File 176: Palestine, Cultural and religious, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Correspondence on religious, cultural, educational needs, appeals for funds, financing. Grievances, allagations about bias in financing.

Palestine, Cultural and religious, 1919-1921

File 177.1: Palestine, Medical-Sanitary, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.33 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, appeals for funds, review of facilities.

Palestine, Medical-Sanitary, 1919-1921

File 177.2: Palestine, Medical-Sanitary, American Zionist Medical Unit, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.75 inch

Correspondence, reports on responsibilities, operations, services proposed.

Palestine, Medical-Sanitary, American Zionist Medical Unit, 1919-1921

File 178: Palestine, Medical-Sanitary, American Zionist Medical Unit, Reports, 1919

Extent: 1 inch

Monthly narrative and statistical reports on medical procedures and public health services.

Palestine, Medical-Sanitary, American Zionist Medical Unit, Reports, 1919

File 179.1: Palestine, Medical-Sanitary, American Zionist Medical Unit, Reports, 1921

Extent: 0.33 inch

Monthly narrative and statistical reports (incomplete) on medical procedures and public health services.

Palestine, Medical-Sanitary, American Zionist Medical Unit, Reports, 1921

File 179.2: Palestine, Medical-Sanitary, American Zionist Medical Unit, Reports, 1920

Extent: 1.25 inches

Monthly narrative and statistical reports (incomplete) on medical procedures and public health services.

Palestine, Medical-Sanitary, American Zionist Medical Unit, Reports, 1920

File 180: Palestine, Medical-Sanitary, American Zionist Medical Unit, Financial Reports 1919
File 181: Palestine, Medical-Sanitary, American Zionist Medical Unit, Financial Reports 1920-1921
File 182.1: Palestine, Medical-Sanitary, Shaare Zedek Hospital, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.33 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence on finances, services, problems with fund-raising from traditional Dutch, German sources abroad. Various testimonial statements of support for hospital.

Palestine, Medical-Sanitary, Shaare Zedek Hospital, 1919-1921

File 182.2: Palestine, Medical-Sanitary, Straus Health Bureau, 1918-1921

Extent: 0.33 inch

Miscellaneous on operations, finances, transfer of Nathan Straus Health Bureau to American Zionist Medical Unit. Narrative, statistical report (unsigned, undated) on operations during the war (1914-1918).

Palestine, Medical-Sanitary, Straus Health Bureau, 1918-1921

File 183.1: Palestine, Reconstruction, 1919-1920

Extent: 0.75 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence on finances, loan society, training, arrangements for immigrants.

Palestine, Reconstruction, 1919-1920

File 183.2: Palestine, Reconstruction, 1921

Extent: 0.75 inch

Extensive correspondence on establishment of credit institution, mortgage bank; minutes of Reconstruction Committee meetings.

Palestine, Reconstruction, 1921

File 183.3: Palestine, Refugees and Immigrants, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

David de Sola Pool letter (August 17, 1920) on conditions for immigrants in Palestine, including lack of employment, housing. Miscellaneous correspondence on remittances, transit deposits. List [Names associated with transit correspondence]

Palestine, Refugees and Immigrants, 1919-1921

File 184: Palestine, Relief Supplies, 1920

Extent: 1 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, cables on need for supplies; reports on operations, funding of Straus and Dreyfus Soup Kitchens; reports on distribution of clothing, Passover supplies.

Palestine, Relief Supplies, 1920

Series 3: Palestine: Organizations

File 173.3: Palestine, Local Organizations, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Correspondence, primarily regarding fund-raising, by Jewish organizations, institutions. Miscellaneous on change of management of Nathan Straus factory.

Palestine, Local Organizations, 1919-1921

Series 4: Palestine: Localities

File 185: Palestine, Galilee, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, seeking supplies, aid. Report (undated) by W.S. Dizengoff on communities, conditions in the Galilee.

Palestine, Galilee, 1919-1921

Record Group 4-33: Persia

File 186: Persia, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence on relief funds; minutes of Persian Jewish Relief Committee on use of funds.

Persia, 1919-1921

Record Group 4-34: Poland

Series 1: Poland: Administration

File 187.1: Poland, General, April-June 1919

Extent: 1 inch

Correspondence, reports on local conditions, needs, programs. Miscellaneous reports from “Information Office regarding the Conditions of Jews in Poland” (Copenhagen). Article “The Bossing over the American Relief Fund” by S. Herz in Der Jud (June 26, 1919) criticizes distribution of funds.

Poland, General, April-June 1919

File 187.2: Poland, General, January-March 1919

Extent: 0.75 inch

Correspondence, reports on initial needs, intervention in Poland, local conditions, including article “The Relief Action in Lithuania and White Russia” in Yiddish Folk (March 21, 1919).

Poland, General, January-March 1919

File 188: Poland, Julian Leavitt Report, 1919

Extent: 1 inch

Draft report (carbon copy) compiled by Julian Leavitt on “present situation of Jews in Poland,” based on reports, news stories, cables, correspondence from February 1 to June 26, 1919.

Poland, Julian Leavitt Report, 1919

File 189: Poland, General, July-December 1919

Extent: 1 inch

Correspondence, reports (carbons, many unsigned, some handwritten) on establishment of operations, role of JDC, on political conditions. Information Service Letter (December 3, 1919) lists 1,034 cities, villages and towns reached by JDC. List [Names of local communal leaders in various reports]

Poland, General, July-December 1919

File 190.1: Poland, General, June-December 1920

Extent: 1.5 inches

Correspondence, reports (carbons, some unsigned) on conditions, needs of Jews, varying according to shifting boundaries of state and extent of antagonisms. Information Service Letter (December 1, 1920) provides basic background on political, social, economic conditions; Information Service Letter (September 1, 1920) on evacuation from Warsaw; miscellaneous accounts of evacuation from Warsaw to Danzig because of Russo-Polish War.

Poland, General, June-December 1920

File 190.2: Poland, General, January-May 1920

Extent: 1.75 inches

Correspondence, reports (carbons, some unsigned) on conditions, needs of Jews, establishment, structure of JDC operations; Publicity Division reports, including report on first month of operations (“One Month in Poland,” March 24, 1920); Boris Bogen reports, Bogen “bulletin” (statement of greetings) on arrival in Poland (transmitted March 2, 1920).

Poland, General, January-May 1920

File 191: Poland, Bogen Report, 1920

Extent: 0.80 inch

Boris Bogen “Report of Joint Distribution Committee Activities in Poland,” February-June 1920 (printed, carbon copies of report). List [Names of field staff in appendices]

Poland, Bogen Report, 1920

File 192: Poland, General, 1921

Extent: 1.25 inches

Boris Bogen “Report of Joint Distribution Committee Activities in Europe” (June 1920-September 1921).

Poland, General, 1921

File 193.1: Poland, Congress Poland, Piotrkow, Plock, Radom, Siedlce, 1921

Extent: 1.25 inches

Boris Bogen “Report of Joint Distribution Committee Activities in Europe” (June 1920-September 1921).

Poland, Congress Poland, Piotrkow, Plock, Radom, Siedlce, 1921

File 193.2: Poland, Congress Poland, Kalisz, Kielce, 1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Statistical, narrative reports on operations in Kalisz and Kielce districts of Congress Poland territories, presented by Jacques Rieur, transmitted by M.E. Baynton (May 24, 1921). List [Names of communal officials in reports]

Poland, Congress Poland, Kalisz, Kielce, 1921

File 193.3: Poland, Congress Poland, Lodz, Lomza, Lublin, 1921

Extent: 0.75 inch

Statistical, narrative reports on operations in Lodz and Lomza, districts of Congress Poland territories, presented by Jacques Rieur, transmitted by M.E. Baynton (May 24, 1921). List [Names of communal officials in reports]

Poland, Congress Poland, Lodz, Lomza, Lublin, 1921

File 194: Poland, Congress Poland, Warsaw State, 1921

Extent: 0.75 inch

Statistical, narrative reports on operations in Warsaw State districts of Congress Poland, presented by Jacques Rieur, transmitted by M.E. Baynton (May 24, 1921). List [Names of communal officials in reports]

Poland, Congress Poland, Warsaw State, 1921

File 195.1: Poland, Congress Poland, 1921

Extent: 0.60 inch

Report on opening office, organizing operations in Congress Poland, by Jacques Rieur, transmitted by M.E. Baynton (June 7, 1921). List [Names of communal officials in reports]

Poland, Congress Poland, 1921

File 195.2: Poland, Congress Poland, Warsaw, 1921

Extent: 1 inch

Statistical, narrative report on operations in the Warsaw district of Congress Poland, presented by Jacques Rieur, transmitted by M.E. Baynton (June 7, 1921). List [Names of communal officials in reports]

Poland, Congress Poland, Warsaw, 1921

File 196.1: Poland, Administration, 1919

Extent: 0.50 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, cables to/from Isidore Hershfield, on organization of operations, funds, logistics, relief, including Hershfield letter (November 13, 1919) reviewing work, sentiments. Critical article from The Day (New York, November 20, 1919) on “Isidore Hershfield Nerves,” Hershfield letter (November 8, 1919) regarding Warsaw publication.

Poland, Administration, 1919

File 196.2: Poland, Administration, July-December 1920

Extent: 1 inch

Correspondence, cables, including Boris Bogen letters on activities, arrangements; letter (December 28, 1920) on personnel, staff assignments. List [Names of American staff on memos, November 9, 1920; December 1, 1920]

Poland, Administration, July-December 1920

File 196.3: Poland, Administration, January-June 1920

Extent: 0.75 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, cables on activities. Correspondence concerning local grievances. News accounts, including article in Vilna Tog (June 1, 1920) by K. Marmor of the Forward; undated article by Hillel Zeitlin. List [Names of communal officials on Central Apportioning Committee, April 5, 1920]

Poland, Administration, January-June 1920

File 197: Poland, Administration, 1921

Extent: 1.75 inches

Miscellaneous correspondence, cables on activities, including reports on remittances, liquidation of relief activities; minutes of staff meetings, Poland Administrative Council, liquidation conference. Abraham Zucker memo (May 26, 1921) on distinguished visitors. List [Names of terminated employees, March 30, 1921; staff assignments in memo, February 9, 1921]

Poland, Administration, 1921

File 198.1: Poland, Financial, Report, 1921

Extent: 0.20 inch

Loeb and Troper financial report (dated March 31, 1921) on JDC Poland operations for 1920, including summary of income, allocations.

Poland, Financial, Report, 1921

File 198.2: Poland, Financial, 1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Cables, correspondence on budget, funds; miscellaneous on allocations.

Poland, Financial, 1921

File 198.3: Poland, Financial, 1920

Extent: 0.75 inch

Cables, correspondence on budget, funds, fluctuations in needs, relief supplies as territories become more or less accessible. Miscellaneous on allocations

Poland, Financial, 1920

File 198.4: Poland, Financial, 1919

Extent: 0.25 inch

Cables, correspondence on funds, economic rehabilitation. Miscellaneous on allocations.

Poland, Financial, 1919

File 198.5: Poland, Financial, Administrative Accounts, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.20 inch

Cables, correspondence on staff expenses, funds.

Poland, Financial, Administrative Accounts, 1919-1921

File 199.1: Poland, Financial, Transmission of Funds, 1920

Extent: 0.20 inch

Receipts for transmission of funds. List [Names on remittances]

Poland, Financial, Transmission of Funds, 1920

File 199.2: Poland, Financial, Transmission of Funds, 1919

Extent: 1 inch

Correspondence, requests, sources, receipts on transmission of funds, exchange rates, instructions on uses of funds. List [Names on remittances]

Poland, Financial, Transmission of Funds, 1919

File 200: Poland, Financial, Transmission of Funds, 1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Correspondence, receipts on transmission of funds, remittances.

Poland, Financial, Transmission of Funds, 1921

File 201: Poland, Financial, Remittances, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Correspondence, cables on transmission of funds, individuals’ remittances, liquidation of Remittance Bureau. Information Service Letter (January 27, 1921) on remittance operations, fluctuating exchange rates, depreciation in value. List [Names on remittances]

Poland, Financial, Remittances, 1919-1921

File 202.1: Poland, Relations With U.S. Government, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Correspondence, including letter from War Department (March 22, 1921) expressing appreciation for voluntary agencies.

Poland, Relations With U.S. Government, 1919-1921

File 202.2: Poland, Relations With Polish Government, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Miscellaneous materials, including correspondence on Poland’s requirements for foreign corporations; official statement (May 16, 1921) on regulations for remittances to Poland.

Poland, Relations With Polish Government, 1919-1921

File 229.2: Poland, Report: Polish Ukraine, Part I, 1919-1920

Extent: 0.50 inch

Report (and draft, Yiddish) by Abraham Shohan on JDC activities in Polish Ukraine (Wolyn and Podolia).

Poland, Report: Polish Ukraine, Part I, 1919-1920

File 230.1: Poland, Report: Polish Ukraine, Appendix, 1919-1920

Extent: 0.50 inch

Appendix of report by Abraham Shohan on JDC activities in Polish Ukraine (Wolyn and Podolia).

Poland, Report: Polish Ukraine, Appendix, 1919-1920

File 230.2: Poland, Report: Polish Ukraine, Appendix (Yiddish) 1919-1920

Extent: 1 inch

Appendix (Yiddish) 1919-1920. Yiddish version of appendix; see previous file of same number.

Poland, Report: Polish Ukraine, Appendix (Yiddish) 1919-1920

File 231.1: Poland, Report: Polish Ukraine, Part II, 1920

Extent: 0.25 inch

Report by Abraham Shohan (English and Yiddish) on JDC activities in Polish Ukraine (Wolyn and Podolia) for period from April through July 1920.

Poland, Report: Polish Ukraine, Part II, 1920

File 231.2: Poland, Report: Polish Ukraine, Part III, 1920-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Report by Abraham Shohan (English and Yiddish) on JDC activities in Polish Ukraine (Wolyn and Podolia) for period from October 1920 through June 1921. List [Names of communal leaders in report]

Poland, Report: Polish Ukraine, Part III, 1920-1921

File 232: Poland, Report: Polish Ukraine, Appendix II (Yiddish) 1920-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Appendix II (Yiddish) 1920-1921. Appendix of statistical tables (in Yiddish) for prior report [19/21 # 231].

Poland, Report: Polish Ukraine, Appendix II (Yiddish) 1920-1921

File 233: Poland, Report: Polish Ukraine, Pogroms, 1919-1920

Extent: 1.50 inches

Graphic accounts/testimonies (English and Yiddish) of pogroms in Polish Ukraine. List [Names of victims of atrocities, presumed incomplete]

Poland, Report: Polish Ukraine, Pogroms, 1919-1920

Series 2: Poland: Organizations

File 203: Poland, Local Organizations, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.75 inch

Miscellaneous materials, including statutes of “Polish-American Children’s Relief Committee” (EPAKPD).

Poland, Local Organizations, 1919-1921

Series 3: Poland: Subject Matter

File 204: Poland, Individual Appeals, A-F, 1919-1922

Extent: 1.5 inches

Miscellaneous correspondence (multiple languages) on requests from, aid to individuals, including passports, transit, financial. List [Names of individuals, institutions on remittances]

Poland, Individual Appeals, A-F, 1919-1922

File 205.1: Poland, Individual Appeals, G-P, 1921-1922

Extent: 1 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence (multiple languages) on requests from, aid to individuals. List [Names of individuals, institutions on remittances]

Poland, Individual Appeals, G-P, 1921-1922

File 205.2: Poland, Individual Appeals, G-P, 1919-1920

Extent: 1 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence (multiple languages) on requests from, aid to individuals. List [Names of individuals, institutions on remittances]

Poland, Individual Appeals, G-P, 1919-1920

File 206: Poland, Individual Appeals, R-Z, 1919-1921

Extent: 1.5 inches

Miscellaneous correspondence (multiple languages) on requests from, aid to individuals. List [Names of individuals, institutions on remittances]

Poland, Individual Appeals, R-Z, 1919-1921

File 207: Poland, Child Care, 1919-1921

Extent: 1.5 inches

Reports, correspondence on needs, care of children, orphans, including reports from specific locations. Various financial statements, statistical reports; newspaper accounts. List [Names of individuals]

Poland, Child Care, 1919-1921

File 208: Poland, Cultural and religious, 1919-1920

Extent: 1 inch

Reports, correspondence on needs for education, cultural and religious activities, including reports from specific locations. Newspaper accounts. List [Names of individuals who receive aid on behalf of institutions; cable to Central Relief Committee (January 26, 1920) signed by 224 rabbis]

Poland, Cultural and religious, 1919-1920

File 209: Poland, Cultural and religious, 1921

Extent: 1.25 inches

Reports, correspondence on needs for education, cultural and religious activities; financial statements, budgets, correspondence on allocations, lists of institutions that receive subventions. Miscellaneous appeals for aid.

Poland, Cultural and religious, 1921

File 210.1: Poland, Medical-Sanitary, 1921, 1975

Extent: 0.50 inch

Reports from Dr. Harry Plotz on medical and sanitary needs, proposals for medical staff, equipment, building repair.

Poland, Medical-Sanitary, 1921, 1975

File 210.2: Poland, Medical-Sanitary, 1919-1920

Extent: 1.5 inches

Reports, correspondence on medical and sanitary needs, activities, emphasis on typhus. List [Names of people killed in pogroms in Kamien Kaszyrsk, Szack, Domaczew; see memos October 1, 1920; names of medical officers in American Typhus Relief Expedition; see report February 1, 1920]

Poland, Medical-Sanitary, 1919-1920

File 211.1: Poland, Political Conditions, 1919-1920

Extent: 1 inch

Correspondence from various sources on military, political conditions, atrocities, including Lewis Strauss letter (January 20, 1919) to Louis Brandeis on political conditions in Austria, Poland and dangers to Jews in Poland.

Poland, Political Conditions, 1919-1920

File 211.2: Poland, Discrimination and Persecution, 1919-1921

Extent: 1.5 inches

Reports, correspondence, cables from various sources on political conditions, persecution, atrocities, including Sir Stuart Samuels’s graphic report to British Parliament on mission to Poland (reprinted in American Jewish Congress Bulletin, August 1920). List (in Yiddish) of the pogrom areas in 1919 and 1920.

Poland, Discrimination and Persecution, 1919-1921

File 212: Poland, Reconstruction, 1919-1921
File 213.1: Poland, Reconstruction, Credit Activities, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

inchReports (English and Yiddish), correspondence on cooperatives, including Benjamin Blattner’s report on Central Union of Jewish Handworkers Cooperatives (November 7, 1920), Jacques Rieur and Abraham Shohan reports on loan associations in Congress Poland, Wolyn; report on cooperatives for September-November 1920. Miscellaneous correspondence on appeals for funds, allocations; newspaper articles (translations).

Poland, Reconstruction, Credit Activities, 1919-1921

File 213.2: Poland, Reconstruction, Tools, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence on request for tools, supplies, funds. Reports on inventory, distribution of tools.

Poland, Reconstruction, Tools, 1920-1921

File 213.3: Poland, Reconstruction, Trade Schools, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence regarding requests for aid, primarily regarding request by Cecelia Klaften of the Society of Workshops for Jewish Girls in Lemberg.

Poland, Reconstruction, Trade Schools, 1920-1921

File 214.1: Poland, Reconstruction, Agriculture, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence regarding requests for aid, including from Jewish Farm School in Krakow (transmitted January 6, 1921) seeking loan to buy farm.

Poland, Reconstruction, Agriculture, 1920-1921

File 214.2: Poland, Reconstruction, Housing, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.15 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence regarding requests for housing aid, including building materials, heating (fuel). Press release (May 1, 1920) on need for housing to alleviate homelessness.

Poland, Reconstruction, Housing, 1919-1921

File 215.1: Poland, Refugees and Emigrants, 1920-1921

Extent: 1.25 inches

Extensive correspondence, cables regarding assistance for emigration, location of individuals, family reunification, logistics, maintenance, visa questions as residents seek to emigrate and destitute refugees come into Poland. List [Names of individuals on requests for transit aid, remittances, including cable (December 1, 1920) with names on requests from Rovno for travel funds]

Poland, Refugees and Emigrants, 1920-1921

File 215.2: Poland, Refugees and Emigrants, 1919

Extent: 0.50 inch

Extensive correspondence, cables regarding assistance for migration, location of individuals, family reunification; disruptions in emigration because of lack of trains, ships. List [Names of individuals on requests for transit aid, remittances]

Poland, Refugees and Emigrants, 1919

File 216: Poland, Personal services, 1919-1922

Extent: 1.25 inches

Extensive correspondence, cables regarding relief, conditions of individuals; assistance for migration, location of individuals, family reunification. Reports (April 2, 1920 and July 1920) of Department of Personal services. List [Names of individuals on requests for aid, remittances]

Poland, Personal services, 1919-1922

File 217.1: Poland, Relief Supplies, 1918-1921

Extent: 1.50 inches

Correspondence, cables on needs, distribution of supplies, including Robert Olds letters (May 20, 1921; June 14, 1921) on American Red Cross agreement with JDC List [Names of recipients of clothing, shoes, July 1920]

Poland, Relief Supplies, 1918-1921

File 217.2: Poland, Relief Supplies, Food, 1919-1921

Extent: 1.25 inches

Correspondence, cables on needs, distribution of food, especially in light of war conditions. Reports of warehouse and transportations departments. Miscellaneous on kosher meat, Passover supplies; on milk stations; arrangements with American Relief Administration.

Poland, Relief Supplies, Food, 1919-1921

Series 4: Poland: Localities

File 218.1: Poland, Baligrod, Baranowicze, Bedzin, Belchatow, Belz, Bereza Kartuska, Bereznica, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.33 inch

Correspondence, cables on local conditions, appeals for aid, allocations, including Morris Lewis report (December10, 1920) on Bereza Kartuska. List [Names (in Yiddish) of Baligrod community representatives, of fire victims’ committee of Bereza Kartuska]

Poland, Baligrod, Baranowicze, Bedzin, Belchatow, Belz, Bereza Kartuska, Bereznica, 1919-1921

File 218.2: Poland, Bialystok, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Extensive reports (in Yiddish and English), correspondence on local conditions, before and after JDC evacuation (July 20, 1920). List [Names in Jacob Field report (October 13, 1920)]

Poland, Bialystok, 1919-1921

File 219.1: Poland, Brest Litowsk, Report, 1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Mayer Raskin 113-page report (carbon) on district of Brest Litowsk, liquidation of relief work; review of history, economic conditions, social needs, relief supplies, education, needs of children; financial and statistical materials. Narrative “sketches” of history, conditions in individual towns within district.

Poland, Brest Litowsk, Report, 1921

File 219.2: Poland, Brest Litowsk, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Reports, correspondence on activities, local conditions, increasing instability, including June 1920 evacuation after Polish army, reference to forced labor in I.M. (Mayer) Kowalsky report (September 1920). List [Names of communal officials]

Poland, Brest Litowsk, 1919-1921

File 219.3: Poland, Bobrka, Bolechow, Bolszowce, Brody, Bukowsko, Busko, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous on local conditions, appeals, aid in various locations, including I.M. (Mayer) Kowalsky and Abraham Zucker report (October 4, 1920) on atrocities in Brody region.

Poland, Bobrka, Bolechow, Bolszowce, Brody, Bukowsko, Busko, 1919-1921

File 220: Poland, Chmielnik, Chodel, Chodorow, Czieszyn, Dabrowica, Debica, Dolina, Domaczewo, Dubno, Dubrowa, Dynow, Glebokie, Glogow, Gorochow, Grodno, Grodzisk, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Miscellaneous on local conditions, appeals, aid in various locations, including Abraham Shohan reports on Dubno. List [Correspondence includes names of communal officials, victims of atrocities]

Poland, Chmielnik, Chodel, Chodorow, Czieszyn, Dabrowica, Debica, Dolina, Domaczewo, Dubno, Dubrowa, Dynow, Glebokie, Glogow, Gorochow, Grodno, Grodzisk, 1919-1921

File 221: Poland, Halicz, Horodenka, Hrubieszow, Jalowka, Janowo, Jaroslaw, Jedlinsk, Jezierzany, Kalisz, Kalusz, Kaluszyn, Kamien Koszyrski, Kaminiec Litewski, Kazanow, Kielce, Kobryn, Kolomyja, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Miscellaneous on local conditions, appeals, aid and atrocities in various locations, including Morris Lewis report on Janowo. List [Correspondence includes names of communal officials, victims of atrocities]

Poland, Halicz, Horodenka, Hrubieszow, Jalowka, Janowo, Jaroslaw, Jedlinsk, Jezierzany, Kalisz, Kalusz, Kaluszyn, Kamien Koszyrski, Kaminiec Litewski, Kazanow, Kielce, Kobryn, Kolomyja, 1919-1921

File 222.1: Poland, Korzec, Kosowo, Kowell, Kozienice, Krakow, 1919-1921

Extent: 1.50 inches

Miscellaneous on local conditions, appeals, aid and atrocities in various locations, including handwritten Yiddish reports on Jews displaced after June 1921 fire in Kowell. List [Correspondence includes names of communal officials]

Poland, Korzec, Kosowo, Kowell, Kozienice, Krakow, 1919-1921

File 222.2: Poland, Krystonopol, Krzemieniec, Krzepice, Lagow, Laskarzew, Lezajsk, Lida, Limanowa, Lodz, Lokacze, Lublin, Luboml, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Miscellaneous on local conditions, appeals, aid and atrocities in various locations, including extensive reports on Lodz, Adolph Krakowski report (translation from Russian) on Lida. Materials on Lagow in Russian, possibly Polish). NAMES/SUBJECTS: Poland, Krystonopol, Krzemieniec, Krzepice, Lagow, Laskarzew, Lezajsk, Lida, Limanowa, Lodz, Lokacze, Lublin, Financial, Food, Soup Kitchens, Flour, Passover, Remittances, Landsmanschaften, Adolph Krakowski, Relief, Poverty, Orphans, Children, Schools, Medical, Atrocities, Pogroms, Handworkers, Artisans, Industry, Textile Industry, Abraham Shohan, Isidore Hershfield, Jacques Rieur, Simon Peiser, I. Rubinstein, Abraham Zucker, List [Materials include names of communal officials]SIZE: 0.50 inch[19/21 # 223] Localities: Poland, Lubycza Krolewska, Lukowica, Luck, Lwow, Lyskow, Magnuszew, Malecz, Modliborzyce, Monasterzyska, Niebylec, Nowogrodek, 1919-1921. Miscellaneous (in English, Russian) on local conditions, appeals, aid in various locations. List [Materials include names of communal officials]

Poland, Krystonopol, Krzemieniec, Krzepice, Lagow, Laskarzew, Lezajsk, Lida, Limanowa, Lodz, Lokacze, Lublin, Luboml, 1919-1921

File 223: Poland, Lubycza Krolewska, Lukowica, Luck, Lwow, Lyskow, Magnuszew, Malecz, Modliborzyce, Monasterzyska, Niebylec, Nowogrodek, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.75 inch

Miscellaneous (in English, Russian) on local conditions, appeals, aid in various locations.

Poland, Lubycza Krolewska, Lukowica, Luck, Lwow, Lyskow, Magnuszew, Malecz, Modliborzyce, Monasterzyska, Niebylec, Nowogrodek, 1919-1921

File 224.1: Poland, Oleczyce, Olkieniki, Olkusz, Ostrog, Ostrow, Ostrowiec, Oszmiana, Ottynia, Ozarow, Pabianice, Paradyz, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.20 inch

Miscellaneous (in English, Russian) on local conditions, appeals, aid in various locations.

Poland, Oleczyce, Olkieniki, Olkusz, Ostrog, Ostrow, Ostrowiec, Oszmiana, Ottynia, Ozarow, Pabianice, Paradyz, 1919-1921

File 224.2: Poland, Pinsk, 1919-1921

Extent: 1.25 inches

Reports on local conditions, refugees, massacre, atrocities and plundering in battleground region; occupations by various militaries. List [Materials include names of communal officials, victims of atrocities]

Poland, Pinsk, 1919-1921

File 225.1: Poland, Piotrkow, Plock, Potok-Zloty, Poznan, Pruzana, Przysucha, Przytyk, Puchowitz, Pyzdry, Radom, Radomsko, Ratno, Rawa Ruska, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Miscellaneous (in English, Russian) on local conditions, appeals, aid in various locations, including detailed reports on Plock, Pruzana, Radom; report of atrocities in Ratno.

Poland, Piotrkow, Plock, Potok-Zloty, Poznan, Pruzana, Przysucha, Przytyk, Puchowitz, Pyzdry, Radom, Radomsko, Ratno, Rawa Ruska, 1919-1921

File 225.2: Poland, Rovno, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Extensive reports on Rovno, on military conditions, relief activities, liquidation, including monthly reports for period December 1920-February 1921. List [Materials include names of communal officials]

Poland, Rovno, 1919-1921

File 226: Poland, Rozwadow, Sanok, Sarny, Siedlce, Siedlec, Skulsk, Slonim, Sokolki, Sokolow, Solec, Stanislawow, Staszow, Stromice, Stryj, Suchedniow, Suchowola, Swieciany, Synowodzko, Szack, Tarnopol, Tyrawa-Woloska, 1919-1921
File 227.1: Poland, Vilna, 1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Extensive reports on local conditions, instability, political upheaval, effects of occupations by Germans, Bolsheviks and Poles; liquidation under emergency conditions. Newspaper articles, booklet (pamphlet).

Poland, Vilna, 1921

File 227.2: Poland, Vilna, 1919-1920

Extent: 1.25 inches

Materials all reflect political/military upheavals, evacuations and aftermath. Miscellaneous appeals for relief; booklets (Yiddish).

Poland, Vilna, 1919-1920

File 228.1: Poland, Vilna-Lida, Pogroms, 1919-1920

Extent: 0.50 inch

Reports, cables on pogroms in Vilna, Lida; Polish conquest, occupation of Vilna as pretext for anti-Semitic allegations, atrocities.

Poland, Vilna-Lida, Pogroms, 1919-1920

File 228.2: Poland, Wachock, Wielopole, Wlodawa, Wlodzimierz, Wojnilow, Wolkowsyk, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous (in English, Yiddish, Russian) on local conditions, appeals, aid in various locations.

Poland, Wachock, Wielopole, Wlodawa, Wlodzimierz, Wojnilow, Wolkowsyk, 1919-1921

File 228.3: Poland, Warsaw, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.66 inch

Extensive reports on activities in the city and district of Warsaw, including Adolph Krakowski report (December 1919) on the political, economic condition of the Jews in Warsaw, with upheavals due to citys role as capital of a new nation, anti-Semitic propaganda in press.

Poland, Warsaw, 1919-1921

File 229.1: Poland, Wolyn, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.20 inch

Reports on activities, upheavals due to multiple changes of governments, military actions, occupation, persecution in various locations, efforts to form committees. List [Materials include names of communal officials]

Poland, Wolyn, 1919-1921

File 234: Poland, Wyszkow, Zaleszczyki, Zarnow, Zloczow, Zolkiew, Zolyn, 1919-1921.

Extent: 0.20 inch

Miscellaneous (in English, Polish, Russian) on local conditions, appeals. [Materials include names of communal officials]

Poland, Wyszkow, Zaleszczyki, Zarnow, Zloczow, Zolkiew, Zolyn, 1919-1921.

Record Group 4-35: Romania

Series 1: Romania: Administration

File 235: Romania, General, 1919

Extent: 1 inch

Correspondence, reports on local conditions, needs from Hetty Goldman, Baruch (Barnet) Zuckerman and James Becker. List [Materials include names of communal officials]

Romania, General, 1919

File 236.1: Romania, General, 1921

Extent: 0.10 inch

Reports on local conditions, liquidation of activities. (File seems to be missing material.)

Romania, General, 1921

File 236.2: Romania, General, 1920

Extent: 1.25 inches

Correspondence, reports on local conditions, needs; extensive Alexander Landesco-Julius Goldman correspondence regarding reconstruction and relief activities, financing. List [Materials include names of communal officials]

Romania, General, 1920

File 237: Romania, Administration, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, reports on administration, organization, general personnel, banking, safeguards for financial transactions. Miscellaneous newspaper accounts (in Romanian). Protocol (in Romanian) of meeting of Central Relief Committee (probably June 1920). List [Materials include names of communal officials]

Romania, Administration, 1919-1921

File 238.1: Romania, Financial, Audit, 1920

Extent: 0.50 inch

Copy of financial audit for 1920, including data, distribution of funds by function, location.

Romania, Financial, Audit, 1920

File 238.2: Romania, Financial, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Correspondence, cables on finances, expenses, credit, remittances.

Romania, Financial, 1919-1921

File 239: Romania, Transfer of Funds, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Correspondence, cables on finances, remittances, Romanian government fees/deductions for remittances.

Romania, Transfer of Funds, 1919-1921

Series 2: Romania: Organizations

File 240: Romania, Relations with Romanian Government, Organizations, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Correspondence, including Oscar Leonard letters on meetings with Romanian officials, including Queen Marie.

Romania, Relations with Romanian Government, Organizations, 1920-1921

Series 3: Romania: Subject Matter

File 241: Romania, Individual Inquiries, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, cables regarding individual appeals, remittances, aid to families, efforts to locate/trace families, migration.

Romania, Individual Inquiries, 1919-1921

File 242.1: Romania, Child Care, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.15 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence on care for children, widows, including Albert Lucas letter (September 29, 1919) to Adolf Salomon summarizing JDC views on care, housing, training of orphans.

Romania, Child Care, 1919-1921

File 242.2: Romania, Prisoners of War, 1920

Extent: 0.10 inch

Correspondence on Hungarian prisoners in Romania.

Romania, Prisoners of War, 1920

File 242.3: Romania, Political Conditions and Pogroms, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.20 inch

Reports of dangers facing Jews. List [Names of few communal leaders in correspondence]

Romania, Political Conditions and Pogroms, 1920-1921

File 242.4: Romania, Medical, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous materials, including general report on JDC activities in Jassy after arrival of Noel Aronovici.

Romania, Medical, 1919-1921

File 242.5: Romania, Cultural and religious, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.75 inch

Miscellaneous (various languages) on institutions, appeals for aid for schools, refugee students. List [Names in correspondence]

Romania, Cultural and religious, 1919-1921

File 243: Romania, Reconstruction, General, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Miscellaneous reports, correspondence (various languages) on efforts to organize reconstruction operations (development beyond relief activities), programs in various locales, functional areas. List [Names of communal officials, personnel in reports]

Romania, Reconstruction, General, 1919-1921

File 244.1: Romania, Reconstruction, Housing, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.33 inch

Miscellaneous materials on prospects for housing construction.

Romania, Reconstruction, Housing, 1920-1921

File 244.2: Romania, Reconstruction, Tools, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.10 inch

Miscellaneous on purchase, shipment of tools, equipment.

Romania, Reconstruction, Tools, 1920-1921

File 244.3: Romania, Reconstruction, Banks and Cooperatives, 1920-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Miscellaneous materials, correspondence, reports on cooperatives, banks, including arrangements for capital, loans for financing activities. List [Names of communal officials in reports]

Romania, Reconstruction, Banks and Cooperatives, 1920-1921

File 245.1: Romania, Refugees and Emigrants, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.33 inch

Miscellaneous reports, correspondence regarding refugees from Ukraine, on refugees’ health, relief and maintenance needs.

Romania, Refugees and Emigrants, 1920-1921

File 245.2: Romania, Relief Supplies, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, reports, shipping documents on relief supplies.

Romania, Relief Supplies, 1919-1921

Series 4: Romania: Localities

File 246: Romania, Bessarabia, Bukovina, Calarasi, Campulung, Cernauti, Chisinau, Iasi, Novo Sulita, Pancio, Targul-Ocna, Sadagura, Suceava, Transylvania, Vatra Dornei, Wiznitz, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Miscellaneous on local conditions, appeals, reports of atrocities, grievances, aid in various locations. List [Names of communal officials in correspondence, reports]

Romania, Bessarabia, Bukovina, Calarasi, Campulung, Cernauti, Chisinau, Iasi, Novo Sulita, Pancio, Targul-Ocna, Sadagura, Suceava, Transylvania, Vatra Dornei, Wiznitz, 1919-1921

Record Group 4-36: Russia

Series 1: Russia: Administration

File 247.1: Russia, General, 1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Detailed reports on local conditions in Russia, Ukraine, Minsk.

Russia, General, 1921

File 247.2: Russia, General, 1920

Extent: 1.5 inches

Extensive materials (primarily in English, some Yiddish) on local conditions, refugees, pogroms, relief needs, appeals for funds; efforts to reach various locations depend on military/political conditions. List [Names of community leaders in reports]

Russia, General, 1920

File 247.3: Russia, General, 1919

Extent: 0.50 inch

Correspondence, reports on local needs, conditions, including efforts to send personnel to Ukraine. List [Names of community leaders in Alexander Salkind letter, May 1919]

Russia, General, 1919

File 248: Russia, Administration, 1920

Extent: 1.25 inches

Correspondence, cables, including financial arrangements for local operations, logistics for relief supplies.

Russia, Administration, 1920

File 249.1: Russia, Administration, April-July 1921

Extent: 0.75 inch

Correspondence, cables (English, Russian), including financial arrangements for local operations, sporadic financial reports; references to confiscation of supplies.

Russia, Administration, April-July 1921

File 249.2: Russia, Administration, January-March 1921

Extent: 0.80 inch

Correspondence, cables (English, Russian), including financial arrangements for local operations, letters of credit; government demands for JDC commitment for monthly payments (cable, March 11, 1921).

Russia, Administration, January-March 1921

File 250.1: Russia, Administration, Financial, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.20 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence on finances, letters of credit, expenses, budgets, remittances for individuals and projects.

Russia, Administration, Financial, 1919-1921

File 250.2: Russia, Financial, Transmission of Funds, 1918-1921

Extent: 0.20 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence on finances, remittances.

Russia, Financial, Transmission of Funds, 1918-1921

File 251.1: Russia, Transmission of Funds, Petrograd Claims, 1921

Extent: 0.75 inch

Correspondence, cables regarding claims, remittances. List [Names on remittances]

Russia, Transmission of Funds, Petrograd Claims, 1921

File 251.2: Russia, Transmission of Funds, Petrograd Claims, 1920

Extent: 1 inch

Correspondence, cables regarding claims, remittances. Extensive correspondence regarding transactions, financial arrangements by Harry Fisher and Max Pine. List [Names on remittances]

Russia, Transmission of Funds, Petrograd Claims, 1920

File 251.3: Russia, Transmission of Funds, Petrograd Claims, 1919

Extent: 0.50 inch

Correspondence, cables regarding finances, remittances. Petrograd Relief Committee (Central Jewish Relief Committee for War Sufferers) financial report, August 1914 to December 1919. Minutes of meeting (January 20, 1919) of Jewish Relief Committee.

Russia, Transmission of Funds, Petrograd Claims, 1919

File 252: Russia, Transmission of Funds, Petrograd Claims, Individuals, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.60 inch

Correspondence, cables (English, Russian) regarding individual claims, remittances, borrowing from EKOPO. List [Additional names on correspondence]

Russia, Transmission of Funds, Petrograd Claims, Individuals, 1919-1921

File 253.1: Russia, Relations With Organizations, Jewish Colonization Association, 1919

Extent: 0.15 inch

Report (November 19, 1919) on activities since the Russian Revolution and civil war placed Petrograd out of reach of population, and operations were moved to Kiev.

Russia, Relations With Organizations, Jewish Colonization Association, 1919

File 253.2: Russia, Relations With Organizations, Zionist Organization in Russia, 1920

Extent: 0.10 inch

Limited correspondence regarding trip of Israel Friedlaender, Harry Fisher and Max Pine.

Russia, Relations With Organizations, Zionist Organization in Russia, 1920

File 253.3: Russia, Relations With Organizations, ORT, 1920

Extent: 0.15 inch

Reports by Leonty Bramson (1920) on the situation of the Jews, danger and disruption of Jewish life because of pogroms; on plans for ORT; on acquisition of raw materials, tools, equipment. Statutes of Society for the Promotion of Trades and Agriculture Among the Jews in Russia.

Russia, Relations With Organizations, ORT, 1920

File 253.4: Russia, Relations With Organizations, EKOPO, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.40 inch

Detailed history of EKOPO from 1914 founding through 1919 (unsigned). Miscellaneous on Petrograd claims. Henry Sliosberg memo (September 9, 1920) on EKOPO, abstract of letter (July 20, 1920) on EKOPO financing.

Russia, Relations With Organizations, EKOPO, 1919-1921

File 253.5: Russia, Relations With Organizations, Moscow Relief Committee, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Cables, correspondence (English, Russian) on organization, allegations regarding distribution of aid, supplies to pogrom victims; reports on Dubrowsky parcel proposals, remittances.

Russia, Relations With Organizations, Moscow Relief Committee, 1920-1921

File 253.6: Russia, Relations With Soviet Government, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Correspondence on aid, on political intrigue, JDC pledges.

Russia, Relations With Soviet Government, 1920-1921

Series 2: Russia: Subject Matter

File 254: Russia, Individual Appeals, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.10 inch

Miscellaneous cables, correspondence appealing for aid, information.( List [Names on correspondence]

Russia, Individual Appeals, 1919-1921

File 255.1: Russia, Medical and Sanitary, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.75 inch

Correspondence, reports (English and Russian) on medical and health conditions.

Russia, Medical and Sanitary, 1919-1921

File 255.2: Russia, Cultural and Religious, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Correspondence, cables on conditions, appeals for aid, needs, newspaper reports (Russia, Yiddish).

Russia, Cultural and Religious, 1919-1921

File 255.3: Russia, Child Care, 1919-1920

Extent: 0.33 inch

Correspondence, reports (English, Yiddish, German), including Mrs. M. Zaslovskaya on Ukrainian orphans, the influx of refugees after pogroms. Report (undated) with information on institutions in Kiev that care for children.

Russia, Child Care, 1919-1920

File 256.1: Russia, Pogroms, 1921

Extent: 0.15 inch

Miscellaneous materials, cables, queries (English, Russian) on pogroms; memo (June 30, 1921) regarding the work and organization of the Association of Editors for Investigation and Collection of Data on Pogroms in Ukraina. List [Names of editors of materials on pogroms]

Russia, Pogroms, 1921

File 256.2: Russia, Pogroms, 1920

Extent: 1 inch

Correspondence, detailed reports (Yiddish, Russian, German, French) on pogroms, locations, victims, perpetrated by peasants and by organized bands.

Russia, Pogroms, 1920

File 256.3: Russia, Pogroms, 1919

Extent: 0.75 inch

Correspondence, reports (English, French) on pogroms. List [Names of activists on committees]

Russia, Pogroms, 1919

File 256.4: Russia, Political Conditions, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Correspondence, reports on military conditions, political obstacles to activities, travel.

Russia, Political Conditions, 1919-1921

File 257.1: Russia, Reconstruction, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous materials, including D. Lovovitch report (possibly August 1920) on “Jewish agriculture and crafts in White Russia, the Vilno and Grodno districts, and the work of the association for promoting agriculture and industry among Jews in Russia (ORT),” including colonization, education. Report (1920) by Kiev Regional Union of Cooperative Association on role of Jewish cooperatives in reconstruction after war and pogroms.

Russia, Reconstruction, 1919-1921

File 257.2: Russia, Refugees and Emigrants, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous on migration, repatriation, obstacles to return of refugees between Russia and Latvia, Lithuania; individual requests for aid.

Russia, Refugees and Emigrants, 1919-1921

File 258.1: Russia, Relatives, 1919-1921

Extent: 2 inches

Published newspaper lists; correspondence, cables primarily from JDC regarding queries about survival, location, emigration of relatives, friends; information about letters, parcels, aid. [INDIVIDUAL QUERIES SEPARATE FROM RESPONSES]

Russia, Relatives, 1919-1921

File 258.2: Russia, Relatives, Individual Messages

Extent: 1 inch

Messages (on standard forms, in Yiddish) for transmission between relatives. [NOT SORTED]

Russia, Relatives, Individual Messages

File 258.3: Russia, Relatives, Individual Queries

Extent: 1.5 inches

Correspondence (multiple languages) to JDC primarily from individuals about survival, location of relatives, friends; queries about letters, parcels, aid. [INDIVIDUAL QUERIES ARE NOT SORTED; RESPONSES FROM JDC IN SEPARATE FILE]

Russia, Relatives, Individual Queries

File 259: Russia, Relief Supplies, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Extensive correspondence, cables regarding requests, logistics, agreements for distribution of relief supplies, including with the Public Commissariat for Social Welfare (November 1920) and American Friends Service Committee (1921).

Russia, Relief Supplies, 1919-1921

Series 3: Russia: Localities

File 260: Russia, Baranowka, Berdichev, Bobruysk, Borysov, Chernigov, Crimea, Fastov, Felshtin, Gomel, Horoszki, Kamenets-Podolskiy, Kiev, Krivoye-Ozero, 1919-1921

Extent: 1.5 inches

Correspondence, reports (English, Russian, Yiddish) on needs, conditions, atrocities, aid in Baranowka, Berdichev, Bobruysk, Borysov, Chernigov, Crimea, Fastov, Felshtin, Gomel, Horoszki, Kamenets-Podolskiy, Kiev, Krivoye-Ozero. Miscellaneous correspondence seeking information on fate, location of relatives. Forward’s critical editorial (June 22, 1920), “Question that must be answered” about JDC policy on evacuation, “deserting its post.” Testimony of (non-Jewish) teacher A.F. Maleyev on pogrom in Krivoye-Ozero; list of victims. List [Names on family reunification queries; names listed in reports]

Russia, Baranowka, Berdichev, Bobruysk, Borysov, Chernigov, Crimea, Fastov, Felshtin, Gomel, Horoszki, Kamenets-Podolskiy, Kiev, Krivoye-Ozero, 1919-1921

File 261: Russia, Lipovets, Luban, Lubar, Minsk, Mozyr, Novgorod-Volynski, Petchanka, Proskurow, Sluck, Sumy, Urinin, Utomir, Yaltushkov, Zhitomir, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Correspondence, reports (English, Russian, Yiddish) on needs, conditions, atrocities, aid in Lipovets, Luban, Lubar, Mozyr, Petchanka, Proskurow, Sluck, Sumy, Urinin, Utomir, Yaltushkov, Zhitomir. Miscellaneous correspondence seeking information on fate, location of relatives. List [Names of communal leaders in some locations; pogrom victims listed in testimony]

Russia, Lipovets, Luban, Lubar, Minsk, Mozyr, Novgorod-Volynski, Petchanka, Proskurow, Sluck, Sumy, Urinin, Utomir, Yaltushkov, Zhitomir, 1919-1921

Record Group 4-37: Siberia

Series 1: Siberia: Administration

File 262.1: Siberia, General, 1921

Extent: 0.75 inch

Materials on assistance to prisoners of war and refugees, including correspondence, monthly reports from of Auxiliary Branch at Vladivostok (English, Russian, Yiddish, German) on financing, maintenance, transit, documents for war victims, liberated prisoners, refugees. Annual report for 1920 (transmitted January 12, 1921) and report (July 1, 1921) on work of Auxiliary Branch for first six months of 1921, including liquidation of branch after repatriation of prisoners of war, vocational and educational work in prisoners’ camps. Correspondence on financial liabilities of Czechoslovak Red Cross.

Siberia, General, 1921

File 262.2: Siberia, General, 1920

Extent: 2 inches

Materials on assistance to prisoners of war, including monthly reports from of Auxiliary Branch at Vladivostok (English, Yiddish, Russian), “semi-annual” report (transmitted July 15, 1920) on formation, operations of Auxiliary Branch, sudden liberation of prisoners; pleas for expedited arrival of ships for repatriation. List [Names, in monthly reports, of some people assisted]

Siberia, General, 1920

File 262.3: Siberia, General, 1919

Extent: 0.33 inch

Correspondence, reports, cables regarding aid, including diplomatic permission, logistics; correspondence on arrangements to transport refugees.

Siberia, General, 1919

File 263.1: Siberia, Administration, 1921-1922

Extent: 1 inch

Financial reports, receipts, correspondence (English, Russian, German) on finances, expenses, remittances, liquidation. State Department memo (February 16, 1921) on conditions under which the U.S. government will transmit private remittances; State Department letter (May 7, 1921) that secure remittances can be made to Vladivostok through routine channels. List [Names in remittance correspondence]

Siberia, Administration, 1921-1922

File 263.2: Siberia, Administration, 1919-1920

Extent: 0.75 inch

Financial reports, receipts, correspondence (English, Russian, German) on finances, expenses, transit, remittances. Robert Rosenbluth interview (May 26, 1920) reviewing personnel and operations of Auxiliary Branch. List [Names in remittance/financial correspondence; list of POWs]

Siberia, Administration, 1919-1920

File 264.1: Siberia, Administration, Outgoing Correspondence, May-October 1921

Extent: 1 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, cables (Russian, German, limited English) on conditions, needs, efforts to locate war victims, liberated prisoners; remittances. List [Names in remittance correspondence, location queries, character references]

Siberia, Administration, Outgoing Correspondence, May-October 1921

File 264.2: Siberia, Administration, Outgoing Correspondence, August-December 1920

Extent: 1.25 inches

Miscellaneous correspondence, cables (Russian, Yiddish, German) on conditions, needs of war victims, liberated prisoners, distribution of relief supplies, finances; individual character references for employment. One letter in English, from Auxiliary Branch (unsigned) to American Red Cross (September 4, 1920) seeking emergency relief for 70 orphans, victims of atrocities in Nikolajewsk. List [Names in remittance correspondence, employment references]

Siberia, Administration, Outgoing Correspondence, August-December 1920

File 264.3: Siberia, Administration, Outgoing Correspondence, March-July 1920

Extent: 0.75 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, cables (Russian, Yiddish, German) on conditions, needs of war victims, liberated prisoners; individual character references for employment; private correspondence, appeals, remittances. List [Names in remittance correspondence, employment references]

Siberia, Administration, Outgoing Correspondence, March-July 1920

Series 2: Siberia: Organizations

File 265.1: Siberia, Relations With Governments

Extent: 0.50 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence (English, Russian, German) on financing, war victims, liberated prisoners, refugees.

Siberia, Relations With Governments

File 265.2: Siberia, Repatriation Committee, 1920

Extent: 0.50 inch

Minutes of meetings (1920) of various international humanitarian agencies (Repatriation Committee) engaged in relief and repatriation of war prisoners, including reduction in needs as transit continues. List [Names of humanitarian workers in correspondence, reports]

Siberia, Repatriation Committee, 1920

File 265.3: Siberia, Relations With Foreign Organizations

Extent: 1 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence (English, Yiddish, French, Russian, German) on financing, aiding war victims, liberated prisoners, refugees by various humanitarian and voluntary agencies, including national members of Red Cross. Miscellaneous reports (German) on meetings. List [Names in correspondence, reports]

Siberia, Relations With Foreign Organizations

Series 3: Siberia: Subject Matter

File 266.1: Siberia, Individual Appeals, Personal services, A-E

Extent: 1.25 inches

Miscellaneous correspondence (Russian, German, Yiddish, English) on efforts to locate, aid war victims, liberated prisoners; individual remittances. [Sorted alphabetically.] List [Lists of Siberian war prisoners; names in remittance correspondence, location queries]

Siberia, Individual Appeals, Personal services, A-E

File 266.2: Siberia, Individual Appeals, Personal services, F-K

Extent: 1.5 inches

Miscellaneous correspondence (Russian, German, English) on efforts to locate, aid war victims, liberated prisoners; individual remittances. [Sorted alphabetically.] List [Names in remittance correspondence, location queries]

Siberia, Individual Appeals, Personal services, F-K

File 267.1: Siberia, Individual Appeals, Personal services, L-R

Extent: 1.5 inches

Miscellaneous correspondence (Russian, German, English) on efforts to locate, aid war victims, liberated prisoners; individual remittances. [Sorted alphabetically.] List [Names in remittance correspondence, location queries]

Siberia, Individual Appeals, Personal services, L-R

File 267.2: Siberia, Individual Appeals, Personal services, S-Z

Extent: 1.5 inches

Miscellaneous correspondence (Russian, German, English) on efforts to locate, aid war victims, liberated prisoners; individual remittances. [Sorted alphabetically.] List [Names in remittance correspondence, location queries]

Siberia, Individual Appeals, Personal services, S-Z

File 268: Siberia, Persecution and Pogroms, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.40 inch

Correspondence, cables on conditions, atrocities; propaganda fomenting anti-Semitism, with charges of Jewish bolshevism and profiteering.

Siberia, Persecution and Pogroms, 1919-1921

File 269.1: Siberia, Prisoners of War, January-July 1920

Extent: 2 inches

Correspondence, cables (English, German) on needs, conditions of prisoners of war. Some lists of prisoners, including those from Czernowitz

Siberia, Prisoners of War, January-July 1920

File 269.2: Siberia, Prisoners of War, 1919

Extent: 0.33 inch

Correspondence, cables (English, German) on conditions of prisoners of war.

Siberia, Prisoners of War, 1919

File 270.1: Siberia, Prisoners of War, 1921

Extent: 0.33 inch

Correspondence, cables on repatriation, transport of prisoners; Frank Rosenblatt letter (May 24, 1921) on liquidation of Auxiliary Branch.

Siberia, Prisoners of War, 1921

File 270.2: Siberia, Prisoners of War, August-December 1920

Extent: 1.33 inches

Correspondence, cables, reports (English, Yiddish) on various repatriation operations, including undated report of Committee on Principles Governing Repatriation of War Prisoners, references to equality of repatriation opportunity.

Siberia, Prisoners of War, August-December 1920

File 271: Siberia, Prisoners of War, Registers, Loans for Transportation

Extent: 0.75 inch

Lists, not annotated; sources unclear. Lists of prisoners, loans.

Siberia, Prisoners of War, Registers, Loans for Transportation

File 272: Siberia, Prisoners of War, Transport, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Lists (English, German, Hungarian) of prisoners in different camps; passenger list for (SS) Shunko Maru (May 1920).

Siberia, Prisoners of War, Transport, 1919-1921

File 273: Siberia, POW Camps, Achinsk, Chita, Floraya Rechka, Irkutsk, Krasnaya Rechka

Extent: 0.33 inch

Miscellaneous (English, German, Russian ) on prisoner of war camps: Achinsk, Chita, Floraya Rechka, including financial data for Irkutsk, report on Krasnaya Rechka. Lists of prisoners

Siberia, POW Camps, Achinsk, Chita, Floraya Rechka, Irkutsk, Krasnaya Rechka

File 274: Siberia, POW Camps, Nikolsk-Ussuriysk

Extent: 1 inch

Miscellaneous (English, German, Russian ) on needs, conditions at prisoner of war camp Nikolsk-Ussuriysk.

Siberia, POW Camps, Nikolsk-Ussuriysk

File 275: Siberia, POW Camps, Nikolsk-Ussuriysk, Petrovavlovsk, List

Extent: 1 inch

List of prisoners at Russian and Japanese camps Nikolsk-Ussuriysk, Petrovavlovsk, transports.

Siberia, POW Camps, Nikolsk-Ussuriysk, Petrovavlovsk, List

File 276: Siberia, POW Camps, Pervaya Retchka (First River)

Extent: 1 inch

Materials (German, Russian), including financial reports. Minutes (Russian) of meetings or joint relief organizations (November 1918-March 1919). List of prisoners.

Siberia, POW Camps, Pervaya Retchka (First River)

File 277.1: Siberia, POW Camps, Pervaya Retchka, Financial Accounts

Extent: 0.75 inch

Financial materials (German, Russian).

Siberia, POW Camps, Pervaya Retchka, Financial Accounts

File 277.2: Siberia, POW Camps, Tomsk, Krasnoyask, Wtoraya Rechka

Extent: 0.15 inch

Miscellaneous (German, Yiddish), on camps: Tomsk, Krasnoyask, Wtoraya Rechka.

Siberia, POW Camps, Tomsk, Krasnoyask, Wtoraya Rechka

File 278: Siberia, POW Camps, Repatriation Transports, Ships

Extent: 1.5 inches

Correspondence, cables (English, German, Russian) on repatriation transports, including sailings, routes, logistics, destinations, supplies, costs, passengers.Some passenger lists; Shinko-Maru, Steigerwald lists have some photos.

Siberia, POW Camps, Repatriation Transports, Ships

File 279: Siberia, Refugees and Emigrants, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.20 inch

Correspondence, cables) on refugees, settlement needs, relief, persecution, including Samuel Mason letters on conditions among Jewish refugees.

Siberia, Refugees and Emigrants, 1919-1921

File 280: Siberia, Relief Supplies, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.33 inch

Correspondence, cables with requests, including exchange (September 1919) between Frank Rosenblatt and Rudolf Teusler of the American Red Cross regarding the distribution of relief supplies. List [CONTENTS UNCLEAR]

Siberia, Relief Supplies, 1919-1921

Record Group 4-38: South Africa

File 281: South Africa, Orphans, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.10 inch

Correspondence on South African offer to care for orphans from pogrom areas.

South Africa, Orphans, 1920-1921

Record Group 4-39: Spain

File 282: Spain, General, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.25 inch

Correspondence, appeals for funds to assist refugees who arrived in port of Barcelona. Extensive report (February 10, 1919) on use of funds for refugees. List [Names on reports of expenses, subsidies]

Spain, General, 1919-1921

Record Group 4-40: Switzerland

Series 1: Switzerland: Administration

File 283.1: Switzerland, General, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.50 inch

Extensive correspondence (English, French, German), including Julius Goldman letters, regarding aid for Russian refugees, Jewish students in Switzerland, for medical care, repair sanatorium.

Switzerland, General, 1919-1921

Series 2: Switzerland: Organizations

File 283.2: Switzerland, Agudas Jisroel, 1919-1920

Extent: 0.20 inch

Correspondence (English, German) regarding aid for orphans in Poland, Lithuania, for prisoners of war. Also, correspondence expressing belief that Zionists receive aid at the expense of the Orthodox.

Switzerland, Agudas Jisroel, 1919-1920

Series 3: Switzerland: Subject Matter

File 283.3: Switzerland, Individual Appeals

Extent: 0.15 inch

Correspondence (English, German) seeking aid, arrangements for remittances. List [Names on correspondence]

Switzerland, Individual Appeals

Record Group 4-41 : Syria

File 284: Syria, General, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Miscellaneous reports (English, Hebrew) on activities in Syria, Lebanon and Palestine. List [Some names in reports, correspondence]

Syria, General, 1919-1921

Record Group 4-42: Turkey

Series 1: Turkey: Administration

File 285.1: Turkey, General, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Materials (English, French), including report on activities of Commission Centrale (Central Commission for Relief). List [Some names in reports, correspondence]

Turkey, General, 1919-1921

File 285.2: Turkey, Administration, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.33 inch

Materials including cables referring to tensions between S. Tiomkin and Bernhard Kahn over authority, protocol. Minutes of meeting (June 10, 1921) on election of Refugee Committee. Report (unsigned, undated) on history of JDC activities in Constantinople, tensions between Sephardic and Ashkenazi Jews. List [Names in correspondence; list of some who received relief; Refugee Committee members]

Turkey, Administration, 1919-1921

File 286: Turkey, Appropriations, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Cables, accounting correspondence, financial sheets on expenses, disbursements, remittances.

Turkey, Appropriations, 1919-1921

File 287: Turkey, Transmission of Funds, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Cables, accounting correspondence on remittances to individual, organizations.

Turkey, Transmission of Funds, 1919-1921

Series 2: Turkey: Subject Matter

File 288.1: Turkey, Child Care, 1920-1921

Extent: 0.15 inch

Miscellaneous, including statistics on orphans, extract Julius Savitsky report on activities in Smyrna (December 1920).

Turkey, Child Care, 1920-1921

File 288.2: Turkey, Cultural and religious, 1919-1921

Extent: 0.15 inch

Miscellaneous (English, Hebrew, German), including extract (unsigned, undated) on education. Appeals for schools, institutions, teachers, refugees.

Turkey, Cultural and religious, 1919-1921

File 288.3: Turkey, Medical-Sanitary, 1920

Extent: 0.15 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, primarily payment for hospital for tubercular care.

Turkey, Medical-Sanitary, 1920

File 288.4: Turkey, Refugees and Emigrants, 1919-1921

Extent: 1 inch

Cables, correspondence (English, French) on influx and destitution of refugees, some fleeing pogroms; limited landing, emigration options because of visa problems; opening of refugee/emigrant house. List [Names of some who received relief]

Turkey, Refugees and Emigrants, 1919-1921

File 288.5: Turkey, Relief Supplies, 1919-1920

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous correspondence, cables on relief supplies, shipments, logistics, including letter to State Department (January 13, 1919) stating that Rabbi Aaron Teitelbaum will travel with the Committee for Relief in the Near East.

Turkey, Relief Supplies, 1919-1920

Series 3: Turkey: Localities

File 289: Turkey, Adrianople, Angora, Constantinople, Gallipoli, Smyrna

Extent: 0.25 inch

Miscellaneous (English, French) on local conditions, needs, remittances, reports from Adrianople, Angora, Constantinople, Gallipoli, including report on Smyrna by Julius Savitsky.

Turkey, Adrianople, Angora, Constantinople, Gallipoli, Smyrna

Record Group 4-43: Yugoslavia

File 290: Yugoslavia, Monastir, Osijek, Skoplje

Extent: 0.75 inch

Miscellaneous (English, French) on local conditions, relief supplies, remittances in Monastir, Osijek, Skoplje, including report (unsigned, undated) regarding Serbia. List [Names from Monastir]

Yugoslavia, Monastir, Osijek, Skoplje

Finding aid prepared by Eleanor Mlotek and revised by Marilyn Henry with the assistance of a grant from Marshall M. Weinberg in her honor.

In 2014, this collection was re-microfilmed for preservation purposes with a grant from the New York State Program for the Conservation and Preservation of Library Research Materials.

Digitization of this collection was made possible with funding from the Polonsky Foundation.

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