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The American Jewish Historical Society, New England Branch, now part of
American in Boston has placed on line
"Guide to the Boston Immigrant Aid Society Collection, 1886-1977, I-96"

Search for Boston Immigrant Aid I-96 and get to this page:

One collection, Series I, Individual Case Files, 1886-1997, has 14,000
+ folders, indexed by name and date (years only).
If you click on the icon to the right of the name you are taken to a
page explaining how to request more information.

I found two relatives in the files, one a cousin, the other an uncle.
The cousin received assistance in 1967. Her deceased father had been
naturalized some years earlier and she was applying for a copy of his
naturalization certificate to show that she, as his daughter, was also a
citizen. Form was N-600 "Application for Certificate of Citizenship"
I looked on-line for N-600 today. The title is the same but the format
has changed since 1967

The uncle, in 1934, filled out form A-2213. "Application for
Certificate of Arrival and Preliminary form for a Declaration of Intention"

David Rosen
Boston, MA

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