Case files from the Australian Jewish Welfare and Relief Society
11,079 digital images : PDF ; 2,39 GB.
20 microfilm reels ; 16 mm.
6 CD ROMs ; 4 3/4.
This collection includes approximately 12,000 personal case files containing information on Jews trying to immigrate to Australia as well as family search files from the Archives of the Australian Jewish Welfare and Relief Society (AJWRS) (now Jewish Care) between 1946 and 1954. Also included is correspondence with Jewish organizations, such as HIAS (the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) and the Joint (American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee), as well as with the Federal Immigration Department, and included are 3,036 AJWRS registration cards, a collection of scrapbooks including newspaper articles, circulars kept by the United Jewish Overseas Relief Fund and the Australian Jewish Welfare and Relief Society.
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