One Thousand Children
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Brief Description: The collection pertains to the "One Thousand Children Inc." (OTC inc.), a non-profit research and educational organization devoted to the concerns of the "One Thousand Children," also known as the "OTC Children," or "OTC."  It documents the history of the children involved, and of the organization. The collection consists of original and copied materials such as newspaper clippings, correspondence, and photographs pertaining to the OTC, their biological families, and adoptive families in the United States.  Included is correspondence (originals and copies) in the original language(s) and in English translation, 1913-2007.  Clippings, articles, lectures, press releases, book manuscripts, publication excerpts, plays, and book reviews, 1922-2007.  Autobiographical and biographical accounts and interviews (originals, copies, and translations), 1934-2005,  including audio and video interviews.  Photographs and artwork (originals and copies), 1914-2005.  Confidential files relating to OTC children.  Documentation regarding rescuers, 1933-1945.  Legal hearings and migration reports regarding the rescue and resettlement of OTC children (originals and copies), 1924-2005.  Meeting minutes and bylaws (originals and copies), 1925-2003.  Name lists, 1934-2004.  Profiles, academic essays, theses, and manuscripts, 1983.  Flyers, notices, programs, and brochures, 1938-2003.  Obituaries (originals and copies), 1952-2006.  Personal documents (originals and copies), including birth and other certificates, identity cards, declaration of death forms, certificates of residency, school reports, visa applications, and affidavits, ship manifests, drivers' licenses, passports, resumes, business cards, albums, United States military forms and certificates, announcements, and related materials, 1896-2005.  Diskettes, CD ROMs, DVDs, cassettes, and films.  Promotional materials for films, museum exhibitions, and related programs, 2001-2007  Video tapes of the OTC Reunion and Conference talks, and of­­­ interviews with OTC children and others.  Documentary and Theater videos, and accompanying materials.
Held at:
YIVO Online Guide
Record Series Number: RG 1941/RG 1941
Volume: 0.0
Acquired: 00/00/2010.
Subject Index
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
Brith Sholom Lodge
Charitable Activities
Charitable Societies
Child refugees
Child welfare--Administration.
Child welfare.
Communal Welfare Organizations
German Jewish Children's Aid (GJCA)
Holocaust and Aftermath
Immigration and Emigration
Jewish refugees
Jewish refugees.
Jews – Rescue
Kindertransports (Rescue operations)
Posner, Iris
Razovsky, Cecilia
Refugees, Jewish
Rosenheim, Kate
Sharp, Martha and Waitstill Hastings
Social Welfare
Society of Friends
Welfare aid
World War II--United States.
Genres/Forms of Material
Clippings - Clippings (information artifacts)
Clippings - Newspaper clippings
Documents - Autobiographies and memoirs
Documents - Correspondence
Documents - Passports
Documents - Visas
Languages of Materials
Acquisition Notes: Iris Posner; Henry Frankel; Claire Pingel
Finding Aid Revisions:

2013/06/25; RCS

2018/01/24;  EG

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