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Creator:  American Jewish Joint Distribution CommitteeRequires cookie*
 Title:  American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Russian relief collection  
 Dates:  1913-1946; Bulk Dates: 1915-1928 
 Call No:  1987.013 
 Abstract:  The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) was founded in 1914 to provide aid to Jews in Palestine and Eastern Europe. During the interwar years they supplied basic services to Jewish war survivors and helped with the reconstruction of Jewish communal infrastructure in Eastern Europe. The collection documents the relief efforts of the JDC in Eastern Europe between 1914-1936. 
 Size:  1.0 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  International relief -- Europe | Jews -- Charities | Jews -- Europe, Eastern -- Economic conditions | Jews -- Soviet Union | Reconstruction (1914-1939) -- Europe | Soviet Union -- Ethnic relations | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Relief 
Creator:  Wiernik, Peter, 1865-1936Requires cookie*
 Title:  Peter Wiernik and Bertha Wiernik Collection  
 Dates:  1886-1950; Bulk Dates: 1920-1935 
 Call No:  1966.098 
 Abstract:  Peter Wiernik was a prominent Yiddish journalist active in many Jewish organizations. The collection contains his records of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, with which he was involved, as well as records of other organizations he participated in. It also contains his personal papers, including correspondence from the 1920s and 1930s in the areas of Jewish belles-lettres, philanthropy and Yiddish journalism. His notes, drafts of articles, and newspaper clippings reflect his interest in Jewish political issues, history, bibliography and literature. The papers of his sister, Bertha Wiernik, contain correspondence and several plays she wrote in the 1930s and 1940s. 
 Size:  13.5 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Children -- Europe | International relief -- Europe | Jewish Courier (Chicago) | Jewish Morning Journal | Jewish journalists | Jewish learning and scholarship | Jewish property -- Germany | Jews -- Charities | Jews -- Education | Jews -- Europe | Jews -- History | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews --United States -- Politics and government | Journalism -- United States | Morgen Zshurnal | Orthodox Judaism | Real property -- Germany | Reconstruction (1914-1939) -- Europe | Sabbath (Jewish law) | Sabbath legislation -- New York (State) | Women dramatists | Women poets | World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany -- Reparations | Yiddish newspapers -- New York (State) -- New York | Zionism