Re: Which website has records of money transfer requests from Russian/Ukranian jews to American relatives? #poland #general #russia


Molly Staub
 

Hi Nancy, I think you're referring to the collection housed at Temple University:

https://digital.library.temple.edu/digital/custom/blitzsteinbank

A digital collection of forty-four ledgers that record the sale of tickets by steamship agents operating in Philadelphia in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The four agents represented in this collection, M.L. Blitzstein & Co., M. Rosenbaum & Co., Pennsylvania Company for Banking and Trust, and Rosenbluth Brothers, are a mix of private immigrant and state run banks, and travel agencies. The steamship ticket purchase ledgers are document the purchase of tickets for passage to and from America primarily for the purposes of immigration, Passengers were booked to arrive at various ports including New York, Philadelphia, Boston, and Baltimore.

 

Molly Arost Staub

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