German Jewish Children's Aid
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Brief Description: The records of the GJCA relate to the entire range of activities involved in receiving and placing refugee children from 1933 through the 1950s.  The later materials are records of the European Jewish Children's Aid. Activities included:  maintaining the reception center in New Jersey;  transportation arrangements;  placement in homes;  issuing affidavits and passports;  granting scholarships;  naturalization of children;  setting of GJCA policy.      By-laws, minutes, reports, correspondence and certificate of incorporation. Correspondence of executive officers, mainly Cecilia Razovsky, 1930s.  Correspondence between William Haber and Lotte Marcuse, 1939-40.  File of Dr. Solomon Lowenstein.  Minutes of meetings of the Finance Committee.  Field reports, inter-office memoranda, financial and statistical reports.  Correspondence with organizations and governmental agencies:  Society of Friends (Quakers) in Vienna; Israelitische Kultusgemeinde of Vienna; Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland;  Federation for the Support of Jewish Philanthropic Societies;  Department of Justice;  New York State Department of Social Welfare; U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service;  American Friends Service Committee;  American Jewish Congress;  B'nai Brith;  National Council of Jewish Women.      Correspondence with individuals:  Max S. Perlman, William Rosenwald, Paul Felix Warburg.      In addition to the general administrative records, there are thousands of case files.
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Record Series Number: RG 249 /RG 249 
Created by: German Jewish Children's Aid
Volume: 0.0
Subject Index
Communal Welfare Organizations
Immigration and Emigration
Social Welfare
United States
Genres/Forms of Material
Documents - Records
Other Formats: MKM 8.1-.34 (administrative records, available to public)
Finding Aid Revisions: 1994/11/29 ; 1903/09/23 ; GMB
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