Series II: Emigration Correspondence, 1933-1950
Scope and Contents
Series II holds correspondence between the German Jewish Children's Aid (New York) and various affiliated aid agencies and individuals throughout the world regarding emigration arrangements for specific individuals or groups. It includes correspondence with relatives already in the U.S.
This series includes biographical information on children as well as lists of children who were to emigrate to the United States, Canada, or in a few cases, Israel. A large amount of correspondence is between the German-Jewish Children’s Aid and the Refugee Children’s Movement of London, the Central Jewish Welfare Office in Berlin, as well as with U.S. relatives of emigrating German children. Several folders contain information about retrieving affadavits of support for children emigrating to the United States. Much of the correspondence in this series is from Lotte Marcuse, the Placement Director of the German-Jewish Children’s Aid.
- Creation: 1933-1950
- From the Collection: German-Jewish Children's Aid (Organization) (Organization)
Language of Materials
The collection is in English and German.
The collection is open to the public. Permission to publish part or parts of the collection must be obtained in writing from the YIVO Archives.
From the Collection: 81 Linear Feet