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Peoples's Relief Committee

Type / Call #INSTITUTION / I-013Collection includes official correspondence (ca. 55,000 items) and scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and printed promotional literature pertaining to the activities of the People's Relief Committee. The international, national, and intra-committee correspondence, in Yiddish and English, is arranged geographically and relates to the plight of Eastern European Jewry during the years 1915-1924 and relief efforts on their behalf.
LanguageENG. AND YID
Size49 boxes & 13 scrapbooks

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The AJHS collections themselves are not available in any electronic form, on this website or elsewhere. The AJHS has been collecting this material for over 100 years, and preserves it in its archives in the original format, be it handwritten, typewritten, or printed. For more information on the AJHS' genealogical holdings see the article "Genealogical Resources at the American Jewish Historical Society".

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