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National Desertion Bureau

Title: National Desertion Bureau
Inclusive Dates: 1905-1950s
ID: RG 297 
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489' + index 21'; 489 cartons; 62 5x3" file drawers
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Agency organized in 1905 which provided assistance to Jewish immigrant women who had been deserted by their husbands. The name was later changed to Family Location Service.  Was active until 1966 when it merged with the Jewish Family Service and with the Board of Jewish Family and Children's Services.
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