AJDC Landsmanshaftn Department
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Brief Description: The sub-group consists of inter-office memoranda, general correspondence, correspondence with landsmanshaftn, reports from JDC regional offices, acknowledgements of contributions and other materials relating to the operation of the Landsmanshaftn Department (LD).                                                                                  The following series are included:                                                                                      1. Records of the Landsmanshaftn Fraternal Division, 1937-40. Under this name the LD was re-established in 1937 to enlist the cooperation of the landsmanshaftn in the AJDC reconstruction program in Eastern Europe. Consists of LD-Landsmanshaftn correspondence; inter-office memoranda of Mrs. Henrietta Buchman, AJDC Assistant Exec. Secretary and Norman V. Gilimowsky, LD head; communications from local Loan Kassas in Poland and other Eastern European countries.                                                             2. LD Post-World War II records, 1945-50: Relate to generating aid for Holocaust survivors in Eastern Europe and DP camps; accepting earmarked contributions from the Landsmanshaftn for their landslayt abroad; locating relatives; aiding immigrants. Consists of:                                                                              a. general correspondence and inter-office memoranda of  Louis H. Sobel, JDC Assistant Executive Secretary and Solomon Tarshansky, LD Head.                                                                                            b. correspondence with regional JDC offices.                                                                            c. correspondence with landsmanshaftn regarding localities.
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Record Series Number: RG 335.7 /RG 335.7 
Volume: 0.0
Arrangement: arranged numerically, by folder
Subject Index
Charitable Activities
Communal Welfare Organizations
Displaced Persons and DP Camps
Holocaust and Aftermath
Immigration and Emigration
Survivors, Holocaust
United States
Genres/Forms of Material
Documents - Records
Finding Aid Revisions: 1996/10/11 ; 1903/01/23 ; GMB
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