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Identifier: AR 7196
Overview The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (also known as the JDC) was founded on November 27, 1914, in order to facilitate and centralize the collection and distribution of funds by American Jews for Jews abroad. This collection consists of the German case files of the JDC (dating from 1929 to 1947). The records document various individuals’ immigration attempts. Although the JDC was at first reluctant to aid individuals directly, this became necessary after the outbreak of World War II. Documents concerning many prominent individuals may be found in this collection.
Dates: 1929-1949; Majority of material found within 1933-1947
Overview This collection is comprised of annual reports, budget reports, cables, calendars of events, catalogs, correspondence, minutes, memorandum, lists of Board of Director members, photographs of speakers, and a chart of the organization’s Geneva Headquarters. The documents in this collection describe the many and varied activities of the committee such as fundraising, relief distribution, general information concerning Russian farm colonies and immigration. Also included are cables of congratulation on JDC’s 33rd anniversary. The collection also includes a bound volume of the financial, statistical and general data relating to the committee's activities since its inception which is located at the end of the Miscellaneous Collections.
Dates: undated, 1914-1988
Overview Contains records on the formation, purpose, and activities of the American Jewish League for Israel, as reflected in organizational documents (including minutes), event literature, publications (including the AJLI newsletter, AJLI Bulletin, later called the AJLI News Bulletin and other titles), scholarship material, financial information, membership appeals, correspondence, media coverage, and photographs.
Dates: 1927, 1957-2009
Overview Contains primarily the papers during the administration of Philip Slomovitz (president of the Association, 1945-1954). Includes printed copies of the by-laws, typescripts of the minutes of meetings (1945-47), membership bulletins, and press releases. Contains also general correspondence relating to the activities of the Association (dealing in part with unethical advertising practices of newspapers, 1951-1961); correspondence and reports of meetings with spokesmen for national Jewish organizations (1945-46); correspondence concerning conventions of the Association (in 1949, commemorating the centennial of the Anglo-Jewish Press in America, containing correspondence with President Truman; in 1953, marking the 300th anniversary of the settlement of the Jews in America.
Dates: 1944-1961, 1986-1988, 1992
Overview Contains correspondence dealing with requests for aid from relatives of Americans in Russia and German occupied Europe obtained through the Jewish Colonization Association office in Petrograd and the Hilfsverein der Deutschen Juden. Those aiding in the search for relatives in America include the New England Branch of the A.J.R.C., the Philadelphia Branch of the A.J.R.C. (Cyrus Adler), the Buffalo Relief Committee, the Chicago Jewish courier, Chicago Jewish Relief Committee, Cincinnati United Jewish Charities, Hartford Central Jewish War Relief Committee, and the New York Jewish daily forward. Contains also appeal leaflets, the program of a benefit held in Carnegie Hall, addresses by Jacob Billikopf, Herbert H. Lehman, Solomon Schechter, and Felix Warburg and circulars from the Reichsverband Ostmarkenhilfe.
Overview This collection documents the administrative planning, research, publicity, and activities surrounding the American Jewish Tercentenary celebration from its inception in 1948 to its closing in 1955. The collection includes a representation of materials used in planning and presenting the event including correspondence, programs, minutes, proposals, reports, clippings, press releases, filmstrips, photo reproductions of illustrations and a photograph.
Dates: undated, 1949-1956
Overview The American League for a Free Palestine was organized in 1944 to help with the creation of a Jewish state in Palestine. The collections consists of correspondence, financial statements, lists, pamphlets, fliers, advertisements, news clippings and other ephemera.
Overview Consists of correspondence, pamphlets, reprints of newspaper articles and other ephemera, as well as financial statements, of a controversial organization formed in January 1939 for the purpose of combatting anti-Semitism.
Overview Statement of account and stock certificates issued to Charles Mayer, who was an investor in the American Society for Jewish Farm Settlements in Russia, Inc.
Overview The collection contains audio and video interviews with activists of the American Soviet Jewry Movement, former Refuseniks and Prisoners of Conscience.
Dates: 2008-2011, 2013-2014
Overview This is an artificial collection that contains digitized photographs and slides selected from various collections in the Archives of the American Soviet Jewry Movement, and other related collections at the American Jewish Historical Society. The physical part of the collection consists of one manuscript box containing 415 photographs that were separated from their parent collections.
Dates: undated, 1969-1991
Overview This is an artificial collection that contains digitized posters and ephemera selected from various collections in the Archives of the American Soviet Jewry Movement at the American Jewish Historical Society.
Dates: undated, 1970-1991
Overview Correspondence, memoranda, public statements, "press kits," press digests, reports, newsletters, pamphlets and program materials issued by a mainstream Zionist organization promoting the creation of a Jewish state in Palestine, using political pressure, by legal means.
Dates: ca. 1940-1969
Overview The AMIT records contain correspondence, periodicals, program, project, and subject files, films, reports, convention and chapter material and photographs that document the organizational activities, educational and humanitarian achievements in Israel, and fundraising efforts of this American Jewish Zionist volunteer organization from 1933-2005. The AMIT Records were donated to the American Jewish Historical Society in 2010. The donation, while incomplete, represents the most complete set of documents, to date, related to the projects and achievements of AMIT and its history as the American Mizrachi Women's Organization.
Dates: undated, 1933-2005
Overview Consists of a penciled sketch of a memorial to Chasa Brayna, daughter of Rabbi Abraham in the city of Revere, MA. The sketch includes verses from various parts of the Scriptures.
Overview The papers of the president of Arizona Action for Soviet Jewry Ann Polunsky contain audio recordings documenting activism on behalf of Soviet Jews in the Greater Phoenix, AZ.
Dates: undated, 1980
Identifier: AR 25282 / MF 906
Overview Documents and correspondence pertaining to the emigration of Anna and David Schloss from Sugenheim, Germany, and the restitution for their cattle dealership
Identifier: AR 25576
Overview This collection contains documents, photographs, and manuscripts by and about Anne Lisa (Anneliese) Rotenberg née Erlanger (1925, Ichenhausen, Germany - 2013, New York) and her family.
Identifier: AR 10847 / MF 604
Overview The collection contains original and photocopied documents about the Meinungen, Herzfeld and associated families as well as marriage contracts and divorce papers for Anna and Julius Woog.
Identifier: AR 25226 / MF 916
Overview Collection of clippings, flyers and other materials related to the Saarland: It also contains correspondence with the ‘Saar-Verein’ / ‘Verein der Saarlaender’ in both Germany and New York, concerning the occupation of the area by Britain and France after World War I, and the return of the area officially to Germany in 1935.
Identifier: AR 25715
Overview The Anna Schneider Correspondence contains a large body of correspondence between 1939 and 1945, plus a small amount of genealogical information gathered in 1993.
Dates: 1939-1947, 1993; Majority of material found in 1939-1941
Identifier: AR 25477
Overview The Anna Sten Collection documents the life of Anna Sten, a Psychotherapist in New York, who survived the Holocaust in a Romanian concentration camp. The collection contains personal and professional papers, as well as creative writings by Anna Sten. In the first folder most of the papers are correspondence and notebooks. The second folder contains essays about psychotherapy and child development and some short-stories written for the general public.
Dates: 1886-1992; Majority of material found within 1970s-1990s
Identifier: AR 10519
Overview This collection contains the correspondence and personal papers of Anne Fischer. The bulk of the material consists of nearly five decades of continuous correspondence between Anne Fischer and Hermann Simon. In addition, there is a very small amount of official documents of family members and a few photographs.
Dates: 1884-1982; Majority of material found within 1930-1978
Identifier: AR 6326
Overview Much of this collection consists of Arthur Segal's correspondence and his unpublished manuscript poem Cosmogenie. Other materials include photographs and some of Anne Ratkowski-Wanger's correspondence.
Identifier: AR 10019
Overview This collection documents the life of Anneliese Riess and her family. The bulk of the collection contains correspondence that reflects the impact of fascism and anti-Semitic policies on her personal life and on her immediate family.
Dates: 1882-2001; Majority of material found in 1933-1948
Identifier: AR 11964
Overview This collection contains letters of reference and educational records for the sisters Annemarie and Ellen Walter.
Identifier: AR 11284
Overview This collection contains objects reflecting the social and home life of Anni Krantz, a woman from Krumbach, Bavaria, Germany. There is a poetry book, with many poems handwritten by friends and family of Anni Krantz, along with their photographs. The majority of these poems were written in late October 1938, shortly before Reichskristallnacht. There is also a cookbook handwritten in 1938 by her mother; a flyer entited Staats-Zeitung und Herold of March 1943 with recipes (in German, along with the submitters' names); and a program for the memorial of the Jewish community in Krumbach/Hürben.
Identifier: AR 6142
Overview The collection consists primarily of correspondence to Annie Heim from her brother Ernst Bernstein regarding his efforts to emigrate with his wife. There also also documents and correspondence pertaining to the composer Rudolf Senger.
Identifier: I-578/RG 3
Overview The Annual and Mid-Winter National Conventions Records document the proceedings and outcomes of the conventions and conferences attended by Hadassah’s National Board as well as by convention delegates from the various regions of Hadassah. The conventions in particular are where local and regional leaders meet with each other and the National Board and learn about Hadassah’s various projects and committees. This record group also includes annual reports from 1926-2001.
Identifier: AR 10411
Overview The collection holds Anny Bernstein’s correspondence, which she received from her family in Vienna, Austria and other places, while living in New York. Also included is an offprint with an article about Ann’s husband Frank Zwillinger (1909-1989).
Dates: 1916-1996; Majority of material found in 1939-1941
- Leo Baeck Institute 2024
- American Jewish Historical Society 1311
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 136
- American Sephardi Federation 37
- Yeshiva University Museum 10
- Center for Jewish History 3 ∧ less
- Correspondence 1561
- Photographs 1019
- clippings (information artifacts) 803
- manuscripts (documents) 673
- New York (N.Y.) 521
- Genealogical tables 476
- Official documents 394
- United States--Emigration and immigration 391
- Archival materials 369
- Emigration and immigration 343
- Berlin (Germany) 305
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 241
- United States 209
- Legal documents 207
- Articles 206
- Vienna (Austria) 203
- publications (documents) 198
- Jewish families 193
- Notes (documents) 185
- Minutes (administrative records) 183 ∧ less
- National Jewish Welfare Board 98
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 70
- YIVO Archives 53
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 49
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 44
- Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956 36
- American Jewish Congress 33
- Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 33
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 32
- American Jewish Committee 29
- B’nai B’rith 28
- United Jewish Appeal 26
- United States. Army 26
- Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 25
- National Conference on Soviet Jewry (U.S.) 25
- Buber, Martin, 1878-1965 24
- Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 24
- Shcharansky, Anatoly 23
- Union of Councils for Soviet Jews 22
- Zionist Organization of America 22 ∧ less