JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen American Joint Distribution Committee Archives Post WWII Accessible Online #general

Jan Meisels Allen

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) placed their
post-World War II New York 1945-1954 Collection online and its accessible
for free. This collection chronicles the vital rescue, relief, and
rehabilitation programs that JDC developed in the immediate aftermath of the
Holocaust and World War II.

This collection contains over 2,800 files, including policy memos,
telegrams, correspondence generated by JDC's New York Headquarters, and
compelling eyewitness reports >from JDC field staff working in Displaced
Persons and refugee camps in Germany, Austria and Italy.

To read more about the archives see:
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To search the collection go to:

To browse some of the collection highlights go to:

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Jan Meisels Allen
IAJGS Vice President
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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