Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Joseph A. Rosen was an agronomist and official of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. In the 1920s and 1930s he organized and coordinated relief activities for impoverished Jews in the Soviet Union. Joseph A. Rosen was a director of the American Jewish Joint Agricultural Corporation (Agro-Joint) that tried to develop Jewish settlements and assisted with organization of Jewish factories, cooperatives, schools, and health care facilities. All these subjects are covered in this collection. These are the papers of Joseph A. Rosen in his official capacity as a Director of the Agro-Joint. The collection contains agreements between Agro-Joint and the Soviet government, reports, and field observations of the agronomists and officials of the relief organizations, particularly of the Agro-Joint, technical reports and documentation necessary for development and financial sustainability of the Jewish settlements. Maps and landscape plans are also part of this collection.
The collection consists of a copy of Ricardo's circumcision register and an article authored by Josette Capriles Goldish titled "Nineteenth Century Carribean Circumcisions: An Analysis of the Journal of Births and Circumcisions Performed by Moises Frois Ricardo" that appeared in American Jewish History.