JewishGen Home Page

The AJHS Manuscript Catalog

National Jewish Welfare Board, Army-Navy Division

Type / Call #NATIONAL / I-180
(Finding Aid Available)
MINUTES, SURVEYS, REPORTS, PHOTOS, AND CORRESPONDENCE CONCERNED WITH JEWISH SOLDIERS IN U.S. MILITARY.
Years1917-1955
Size343 boxes
ScopeNational Jewish Welfare Board, Army-Navy Division, Papers 1917-1955. As #I-180, this collection deals with the branch of the JWB that interceded for the needs and interests of Jewish military personnel. The Army-Navy Division name was officially introduced in 1918. This collection takes up 343 boxes. It consists mainly of surveys, reports, photographs, and correspondence of JWB personnel and U.S. Military chaplains, directed toward or concerned with the Jewish men in the Armed Forces.

This collection contains scattered information on individuals. A box list is available for the collection.

All AJHS manuscript collections must be accessed in person on-site at the American Jewish Historical Society. For information on how to research the AJHS archival collections, essential information about their Reading Room and Regulations can be found at http://www.ajhs.org/reference/readingrooms.cfm.

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".

Start a NEW Search?
Back to the JewishGen Home Page

Copyright ©1996, 2008, JewishGen®, Inc.
Web Author: Michael Tobias
Need Help? See the JewishGen Support Center.

Edmond J. Safra Plaza | 36 Battery Place | New York, NY 10280
646.494.5972 | info@jewishgen.org | © 2019, JewishGen. All rights reserved.