American Federation of Jews from Central Europe

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Founded 1939 as American Federation of Jews from Germany; renamed American Federation of German and Austrian Jews, 1940; incorporated as American Federation of Jews from Central Europe, 1941.

From the description of Records, 1939-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155470719

The American Federation of Jews from Central Europe is the central representative agency of over 30 local and national organizations established by Jewish victims of Nazism from Central Europe in the United States. It was incorporated in New York in 1941 to safeguard their rights and to sponsor social service programs.

From the description of Collection, 1944-1951/ (Yeshiva University). WorldCat record id: 122435478

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf American Federation of Jews from Central Europe. Records, 1939-1975. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Emigration Collection, 1864-1995 Leo Baeck Institute Archives
referencedIn Herbert Strauss Collection, 1910s-2007, bulk 1939-1993 Leo Baeck Institute.
referencedIn Curt C. Silberman Collection, 1930-2001 Leo Baeck Institute Archives
referencedIn Straus, Richard. Richard Straus papers relating to restitution letters tax forms term papers research notes poems. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
referencedIn Kisch, Bruno, 1890-1966. Bruno Kisch papers. Yeshiva University
referencedIn Ferdinand L. Herrmann Collection, 1948-1950 Leo Baeck Institute.
referencedIn Council of Jews from Germany Collection, undated, 1936-1994, bulk 1950-1977 Leo Baeck Institute.
creatorOf American Federation of Jews from Central Europe. Collection, 1944-1951/ Yeshiva University
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith American Association of Former European Jurists. corporateBody
associatedWith American Federation of German and Austrian Jews. corporateBody
associatedWith American Federation of Jews from Germany. corporateBody
associatedWith American Jewish Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956. person
associatedWith Blue Card (Organization) corporateBody
associatedWith Council of Jews from Germany corporateBody
associatedWith Herrmann, Ferdinand L. person
associatedWith Jewish Restitution Successor Organization. corporateBody
associatedWith Kisch, Bruno, 1890-1966. person
associatedWith Silberman, Curt C., 1908-2002 person
associatedWith Straus, Richard. person
associatedWith Tillich, Paul, 1886-1965. person
associatedWith United Restitution Organization. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Germany
Europe, Central
United States
Europe
Subject
Jewish property
Naturalization
World War, 1939-1945--Claims
Jews, German
Jewish refugees
Jews
Jews--Migrations
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
World War, 1939-1945--Reparations
Jews--Societies, etc
Restitution and indemnification claims (1933- )
Jews--History--20th century
Occupation
Function

Corporate Body

Active 1944

Active 1951

English,

German

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