Description: The collection consists of correspondence, financial reports, and reports on the situation in various communities from the AJRF offices during the years 1924-1939, as well as some material of the Reconstruction Committee of the JDC, a predecessor of the AJRF, 1920-24. It is divided into 19 series: 1. AJRF General Records, 1921-28: lists of directors of AJRF in Eastern Europe, reports from E. European countries, Russia and Palestine; correspondence of ICA (Jewish Colonization Association), 1921-23; announcements and reports relating to the cooperative work between ICA and AJRF and ORT; memoranda from ICA, 1922; reports, tables and correspondence about the reconstruction work going on in Europe, 1922-24; reports of AJRF activities in Europe, 1924-28. 2.Ukraine, 1920: report of the situation in the Ukraine, 1920; file of Maurice Kass and his correspondence with the Joint and several individuals; materials on the Scandinavian Committee of the JDC; correspondence and reports about the work of OSE and ORT; correspondence from individuals in the Ukraine to relatives in the United States. 3. Poland, 1920-38: reports of the situation in Galicia, in the Ukraine, White Russia and Congress Poland; reports of 121 loan societies in Congress Poland; statistics of 35 labor cooperatives in Poland; miscellaneous reports on Joint activities at this time; report of Jewish Industrial establishments in Poland, 1921; list of 97 Jewish communities rebuilt after World War I through JDC, minutes and memoranda relating to reconstruction work in Poland, 1924-26; reports on financial and educational situation in various cities, 1923-30; cooperative bank reports, 1923-29; reports of credit societies in Poland, 1923-29; financial reports of various loan societies and banks in Poland. 4. Lithuania: surveys of reconstruction activities, 1920-21; correspondence of Central Bank, 1920-23; balance sheets of 63 People's Banks, 1922; lists of requests for loans according to city (including 63 cities in Poland), 1924-25; miscellaneous statistical tables. 5. Latvia and Estonia: correspondence, reports, minutes, memoranda and tables relating to banks in localities in Latvia and Estonia, 1922-26. 6. Rumania: correspondence concerning reconstruction of houses in Rumania, 1921-29; correspondence with Paris office of AJRF, 1935-37; with Berlin offices of AJRF, 1933-35; reports about AJRF activities in Bessarabia, 1923-31; reports of 32 credit associations, 1934-35. 7. Czechoslovakia: correspondence between Czechoslovakia and Vilna bureaus of AJRF, 1922; with Vienna bureau, 1922-23; with Berlin, 1924-25; with Warsaw, 1923; with Munkacz, 1924-26; statistics, policy statements, minutes, reports of Czechoslovakian branch of AJRF, 1922-25. 8. Hungary: report of educational facilities in Budapest and Meu Pest; investigatory report on the situation of Jews in Hungary; correspondence from Vienna bureau, 1922-23; financial reports of Hungarian offices of AJRF. 9. Austria: correspondence, reports, accounts, charters, clippings, minutes relating to the Viennese Credit Association, 1922-32. 10. Turkey, Greece, Yugoslavia, 1917-26: reports on credit associations in various cities in these countries; maps; correspondence; financial reports. 11. ORT: reports of ORT activities in various European countries; correspondence between AJRF and ORT offices in several European countries, 1920-24; financial reports and miscellaneous records relating to the work of ORT in different parts of the world. 12. Agro-Joint: reports from Moscow office about Agro-Joint activities, 1925-37; correspondence between Agro-Joint and OSE, 1935-38; correspondence from Agro-Joint to AJRF, 1935-37; reports of OSE activities, 1936-39. 13. Emigration from Germany: correspondence between AJRF bureaus in Paris and Germany, 1933-38; correspondence with Berlin offices. 14. HICEM: minutes and reports dealing with the activities of HICEM for refugees in Germany, 1932-37. 15. Financial Records: correspondence of People's Banks, 1925-32; records of loans in different countries, 1922-23; AJRF monthly reports, 1925-26; annual reports of AJRF, 1927-31. 16. Miscellaneous files, 1920-39: miscellaneuous correspondence, 1921-23; materials from Paris bureau of AJRF. 17. Employees: correspondence relating to the travels of AJRF officials, 1921-24; correspondence of the AJRF Vienna bureau; correspondence relating to Joint officials, 1921-23. 18. Press clippings: from Poland, 1921-34; from Lithuania, 1921-38; from Greece, 1933-34. 19. Photographs: from AJRF and Joint activities.