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Our Shared Legacy: World War II and “The Joint”

Welcome to our extraordinary collection of documents and photographs from the World War II era. Explore our shared legacy of “The Joint’s” work rescuing and providing relief during and after the Holocaust.

Photograph Collection

Search 75,000 digitized photographs from our historic collection, spanning from 1914 to the present. This collection provides visual documentation of JDC’s work in communities across the globe.
Family Researchers and the

JDC Names Index

The JDC Names Index is an indispensable resource tool for genealogists, personal historians, and scholarly researchers alike. Here you can search for relatives, friends, ancestors; anyone worldwide who has received JDC aid, financial or otherwise.

Dear Visitors,

Since the launch of our online database, the JDC Archives has been proud to offer the public free access to our digitized material. Our users can access records previously available only in person. Our online Text Collections have grown to 3.85 million pages, our Photo Collection to 76,000 digital images, and we have expanded our Names Index. We have also opened our Artifacts and AV Databases.

Now, for the first time, we are asking for your support. Your contributions will help us to further enrich our online offerings. Please donate today.