American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee correspondence
The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee correspondence contains monthly reports and biographical briefs on the residents of the displaced persons camps near Ulm and Heidenheim, Germany. The administration of these camps were run by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, which was set up in 1913 in order to assist Jewish communities overseas.
The collection centers around the documentation created by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee as it administered the camps near Ulm and Heidenheim, Germany. The camp names near Ulm were Sedan-Kaserne, Hindenburg-Kaserne, Bleidorn-Kaserne, and Boelcke-Kaserne. The camp near Heidenheim was named the Voith settlement. The records contain monthly reports detailing the conditions of the camps, as well as developing situations and crime reports. Also in the records are biographical briefs of residents of the camps.
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