Saturday, August 23, 2014

REMITTANCE LISTS + OTHER: JDC DATABASE

EARLY REMITTANCE LISTS: NAMES LISTS IN JDC DATABASE

The site provides a description of lists and a list of names presently searchable in the “Names Database”. The list is fluid with periodic additions.

“The purpose of JDC transmissions was to deliver personal remittances to those areas in Europe and Palestine where normal transmission agencies were incapable of functioning due to war conditions. Relatives from the West were able to deposit small amounts of money.. for JDC to remit to their relatives overseas. The remittance lists include both the names and addresse of remitters an beneficiaries…lists from Poland.., Romania, Palestine, & Russia”.

“Poland Remittances 1, 1915-1917 (PDF 1.70 MB)
Poland Remittances 2, 1915-1917 (PDF 21.5 MB)
Russia Remittances, 1916-1917 (PDF 1.10 MB)
Romania Remittances, 1916-1918 (PDF 1.61 MB)
Palestine Remittances, 1918 (PDF 4.89 MB)
Remittances for Jaffa, 1918 (PDF 604 KB)
Remittances for Palestine, August 1, 1918  (PDF 736 KB)
Remittances for Palestine, July 11, 1918 (PDF 1.55 MB)
Remittances for Saffed, Palestine, 1918 (PDF 200 KB)
Remittances for Poland (“Occupied Territory”), 1918 (PDF 1.20 MB)
Poland Remittances 3, 1919 (PDF 9.29 MB)

1914-1921: (see the site for a full description)

Jewish Men from Rohatyn, Poland Imprisoned in Siberia, 1916 (PDF 703 KB):
Aid to Rabbis in the Russian Empire and Palestine, 1916 (PDF 2.43 MB)
Jews from the Russian Empire Requesting Contact with Relatives, 1917 (PDF 2.25 MB)
Jews from the Russian Empire Requesting Contact with Relatives, 1917 (PDF 2.25 MB)
Lists of Polish Jews, Grouped by Town, Requesting Assistance from U.S. Relatives, 1921 (PDF 24 MB):
Prisoners of War Released from Siberia, 1921 (PDF 1.57 MB)

LISTS FROM THE NAZI PERIOD AND AFTER

Refugees in Zbaszyn, Poland, 1938-1939 (PDF 72.5 MB)
Polish Jewish Emigrants in Hungary, 1939 (PDF 2.18 MB)
Refugees on the SS. St Louis who Received JDC Aid, 1939 (PDF 2.07 MB)
Escaped Polish Jewish Officers in Komarom, Hungary, 1939 (PDF 2.18 MB)
Vilna Refugees, 1940 (PDF 27.4 MB)
Ship Sailings of Refugees from Japanese Ports to the Western Hemisphere, 1940-1941
Jewish Refugees Escaping to Shanghai, China via Yokohama, Japan 1941 (PDF 53.3 MB)
List of Refugees Receiving JDC Aid in Tangier, 1941 (PDF 5.01 MB)
Jewish Refugees Leaving Japan for Other Safe Havens, 1941 (PDF 8.86 MB)

 Please see the site for additional lists under this topic.

DOCUMENTS FROM NORTH AFRICA

List of JDC Aid to Algerian Jews After Earthquake (PDF 12.2 MB)

1956--, Transmigrant Records

Hungarian Refugee Registration Cards, 1956-57
List of Refugees Assisted in Brazil, 1957 (PDF 1.99 MB)
List of Egyptian Jewish Refugees in France Receiving Aid from JDC, 1957-1958 (PDF 1.7 MB

Transmigrants Assisted by JDC in Rome, 1969-1973