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National Jewish Immigration Council

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Records of the Jewish Immigrant Information Bureau (Galveston, Tex.) Galveston Immigration Plan

 Collection
Identifier: I-90
Abstract The Galveston immigration records document the attempt of the Jewish Immigrant Information Bureau, working in cooperation with several other Jewish organizations, to receive Jewish immgrants through the port of Galveston, Texas rather than New York City. The papers further describe the JIIB's efforts to resettle the immigrants in communities throughout the United States. Papers include ship passenger lists, correspondence, and statistical reports, as well as papers dealing with individual immigration cases.
Dates: undated, 1901-1920