Countries collection: U.S.S.R. files, 1914-1976, 1914-1950 (bulk)

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American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Countries collection: U.S.S.R. files, 1914-1976, 1914-1950 (bulk)

Countries collection: U.S.S.R. files, 1914-1976, 1914-1950 (bulk)

Correspondence, reports, memoranda, releases, and other material concerning conditions of Jews in Soviet Union, and American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee activities there. Subjects include relations with the Soviet government; anti-Semitism and pogroms, 1919-1921; prisoners of war, 1919-1921; cultural and religious aid, including provision of matzoth and Passover supplies, 1922-1932; medical aid, 1921-1931; reconstructive aid, including to agriculture, free loan societies, and trade schools. Contains records relating to American Jewish Joint Agricultural Corporation (Agro-Joint), including reports, 1925-1943, publicity, 1925-1938, and financial reports, 1924-1950; material concerning Birobidjan; and American Society for Jewish Farm Settlements, 1927-1950. Other organizations represented include Jewish Colonization Association, EKOPO (Central Committee for the Relief of Jews Suffering through the War, YEKOPO), ORT, and American Relief Administration. Correspondents include Joseph Rosen and Julius Rosenwald.

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