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American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

 Organization

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Frieda Friedlander collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4994
Abstract

The bulk of the collection consists of materials pertaining to the Friedlander/Friedlaender families, descendents of the prominent banker and member of the Prussian House of Lords, Dagobert Friedlaender (1826-1904) from Kolmar, Posen (Chodzież, Poland). Also included are correspondence and other materials, documenting the efforts of Frieda Friedlander to assist the work of OSE in France and in the United States after World War II.

Dates: 1890-1981

Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-363
Abstract

The records of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, now known as HIAS, comprise much of the history of HIAS through the second half of the 20th century, primarily through the files created by leadership based in the New York headquarters. Since the 1880s HIAS has worked with immigrants and refugees to help them emigrate legally from their home countries to safe resettlement in the United States and elsewhere, and they continue this work today. The records focus on files of the Executive Directors, including James P. Rice, Gaynor I. Jacobson and Karl D. Zukerman, and other material created by executive staff and by the Board of Directors. Also of importance is the work of the HIAS United States Operations Department in the New York office, handling the everyday details of immigration documentation, migration issues and resettlement activities in connection with communities throughout the United States, and in coordination with HIAS staff in overseas offices and the other departments in New York and Washington, D.C. In addition, more than 1100 files of legacy photographs have been digitized as part of this project and made accessible online.

Dates: undated, 1909-2003; Majority of material found within 1954-2000

Jewish Agency Mission to the Iberian Peninsula [October 1943 - September 1945].

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 774
Abstract

The collection contains various materials pertaining to the Jewish Agency Mission to the Iberian Peninsula, October 1943 - September 1945.

Dates: 1943-1989

Rosalie Westreich Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25044 / MF 910
Abstract

Collection of correspondence from Persia/Iran; family correspondence; letters to and from friends; newspaper articles, clippings, brochures; genealogical material; photos; passports; articles; miscellaneous documents; video tapes

Dates: [unknown]