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American Jewish Congress and World Jewish Congress index cards

Document | Accession Number: 1990.A.0178

The American Jewish Congress (AJC) and World Jewish Congress (WJC) index cards primarily consist of an index to Holocaust survivors and war victims in Europe requesting aid through the AJC and WJC and American sponsors who volunteered to provide assistance. Additional index cards comprise sponsor reply cards, an index to members of the American‐Polish Medical Alliance, miscellaneous activities of the AJC and WJC, and an alphabetical index of Aufbau articles.
The index to requests for aid and sponsors tracks requestors, sponsors, and assignments made between them. Most cards provide minimal information, but they often include addresses and sometimes include a brief statement about the requestor’s situation or specific needs, birthdates, or concentration camps where they were liberated. Some of the cards document what kind of help was provided and when.
Sponsor reply cards indicate whether sponsors initiated or maintained contact with their assigned person(s) in need and what kind of aid was provided.
The American‐Polish Medical Alliance card file is a membership index.
Miscellaneous indexes document the activities, personnel, and contacts of the AJC and WJC.
The alphabetical index of Aufbau articles comprises an index card file providing subject access to volumes 6, 7, and 9 of Aufbau (1940‐1941 and 1943). The index was created by the AJC.

Date
inclusive:  1940-1948
Language
English
Extent
8 boxes
 
Record last modified: 2021-11-09 10:42:07
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