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Personal case files from the Australian Jewish Welfare Society, Sydney

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2016.406.1 | RG Number: RG-69.012

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    Personal case files of Jewish refugees who immigrated to Australia between 1937-1960s. Records include photos, emigration questionnaires, registration cards, requests for landing permits, personal documents, correspondence with Joint & HIAS, some information about personal experiences during the war, and family search requests.
    inclusive:  1937-1960
    Collection Creator
    Jewish Care Sydney
    Welfare organization conceived in 1935 in response to persecution of Jews in Europe, which launched an appeal to save German Jewry through migration on the first day of Passover, 7 April 1936. In subsequent decades the organisation became a major welfare service provider to the Jewish community, in aged care, family services, mental health and other areas.

    Physical Details

    40,695 digital images : JPEG ; 29.1 GB .
    1,875 digital files : PDF ; 31.1 GB .
    System of Arrangement
    Arranged in one series: 1. Personal case files of Jewish refugees. Organized alphabetically by last names.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    This material can only be accessed in a Museum reading room or other on-campus viewing stations. Some files contain sensitive personal information relating to medical, psychological, and mental conditions related to the individuals. Researchers should review and sign the User Agreement before getting access to the records.
    Conditions on Use
    No publication without the written consent of the Jewish Care Sydney. Use for the commercial purpose may require the payment of the license fees.

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    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    Jewish Care Sydney
    Source of acquisition the Jewish Care, Inc. Australia. The collection contains digital copies of original documents only from Box 1-30. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archives Project in Nov. 2016.
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