The World Jewish Congress New York Office records. Series F (Organization Department)
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Contains records relating to activities of the Organization Department: fundraising (until May, 1946); producing reports on WJC activities for affiliates and on the situation of Jewish communities world wide; organizing commemorations (notably for anniversaries of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising) and celebrations; preparing for plenary assemblies and conferences; and maintaining relations with other Jewish organizations. Included in the series is correspondence with or about communities; records concerning commemorations, conferences, and affiliation; together with mimeographed materials (“stencils”) in the form of reports, form letters to affiliates, and memos to the Office and Executive Committees. Sub-series 1. Executive Files, 1942-1976, consists of correspondence and reports for Issac Schwartzbart, Robert S. Serebrenick, and Saul Sokal. The files in this sub-series deal with individuals, organizations, departments, subjects, publications, and countries. Sub-series 2. Office Files, 1944-1973 consists of office correspondence and files regarding the Organization Department's work throughout the world. The sub-series begins with general correspondence arranged chronologically, followed by files on individuals, organizations and departments, countries, topics (including conferences and commemorations - notably Warsaw Ghetto uprising anniversaries), reports, and publications. Sub-series 3. General Files, 1946-1960 consists of general correspondence files of the Organization Department. These files are arranged chronologically from June 1946 through 1960, when the department moved to Geneva.
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