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Galveston Immigration Plan (Founded 1907-Dissolved 1914)

Type / Call #INSTITUTIONAL / I-090Contains minutes of the New York Galveston Committee (1907-1914),
immigrant removal records, analyses of cities for removees,
records of the 1910 deportation appeal, and correspondence with
the Jewish Immigrant Information Bureau (1907-1915). Includes
also correspondence with the following assisting European
organizations: Israelitische Allianz zu Wien, Hilfsverein der
Deutschen Juden, the Jewish Territorial Organization of Great
Britain, the Judische Emigrations-Gesellschaft of Kiev and that
of Warsaw. Contains also correspondence from local agents and
employers, as well as from the following state agencies within
the U.S.: Albany State Hospital Commission, American Jewish
Committee, Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society and its Ellis Island
Station, National Liberal Immigration League, Philadelphia
Association for the Protection of Jewish Immigrants, U.S.
Department of Commerce and Labor Immigration Bureau, U.S. Dept.
of Justice, and the Jewish Charitable Organizations of Baltimore,
Cincinnati, Dallas, Des Moines, Kansas City, Memphis, Rock
Island, St. Joseph, and St. Paul.
Size6 boxes

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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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