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1) one cablegram to Barcelona (Spain) (August 28, 1941); 2) one letter to Port of Spain* Trinidad. (1939). *(filed by European-Jewish Children's Aid, in error, under Spain) Correspondence with the Mosaiska Församlingen (Stockholm, Sweden) regarding specific children, 1939-1950

 File — Folder: 359, Reel: MKM 8.21

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

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.


  • 1939-1950


Language of Materials

From the Collection:

The collection is in English and German.

Access Restrictions

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