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Jews, East European -- United States -- Societies, etc.

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Landsmanshaftn Collection

Identifier: I-332

The bulk of this collection consists of anniversary or souvenir journals for approximately ninety landsmanshaftn benevolent organizations.

Dates: undated, 1899-1971, 1991

Records of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Landsmanshaftn Department

Identifier: RG 335.7

This collection contains mainly correspondence between staff of the JDC Landsmanshaftn Department and members of various landsmanshaftn, benevolent organizations of immigrants originally from the same communities, as well as between the Landsmanshaftn Department and the interest-free loan associations (gmilas khesed societies) and heads of the various Jewish communities, mostly in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

Dates: 1926-1950; Majority of material found within 1937-1939; Majority of material found within 1945-1949