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Coordinating Committee of National Jewish Organizations for the United National Clothing Collection for War Relief Records

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box I-2, Folder: I-175
Identifier: I-175

Scope and Content Note

This collection documents that activity of the JDC Coordinating Committee of National Jewish Organizations for the United National Clothing Collection for War Relief. The collection consists primarily of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, and publications.

Dates

  • 1945

Creator

Language of Materials

The collection is in English.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers, except items that may be restricted due to their fragility, or privacy.

Use Restrictions

No permission is required to quote, reproduce or otherwise publish manuscript materials found in this collection, as long as the usage is scholarly, educational, and non-commercial. For inquiries about other usage, please contact the Director of Collections and Engagement at mmeyers@ajhs.org.

For reference questions, please email: inquiries@cjh.org

Historical Note

The United National Clothing Collection, led by philanthropist Henry J. Kaiser, began as a unit of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration to bring relief to victims displaced by World War II.

Louis H. Sobel of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) formed the Coordinating Committee of National Jewish Organizations for the United National Clothing Collection. This committee utilized the established structure of the JDC, and worked with other national Jewish organizations and their affiliates to meet the objectives of the United National Clothing Collection.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)

Abstract

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee helped the United National Clothing Collection for War Relief to meet their goal of providing clothing to those recovering from the ravages of World War II. The records of the committee created by the AJJDC include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, and publications regarding their relief efforts.

Arrangement

This series has been arranged into a single series and the folders have been ordered according to folder title.

Physical Location

Collection is located in Consolidated Box I-2.

Related Material

Many advertisements and posters utilized by the United National Clothing Collection for War Relief can be found in other repositories and the records of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration records can be found in the archives of the United Nations.
Title
Guide to the Coordinating Committee of National Jewish Organizations for the United National Clothing Collection for War Relief Records, 1945 *I-175
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid by Michael Montalbano as part of the CJH Holocaust Resource Initiative, made possible by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims against Germany
Date
© 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • April 2021: EHyman: post-ASpace migration cleanup

Repository Details

Part of the American Jewish Historical Society Repository

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