Almost all inmates who desired to return to their homes were able do so, saving tens of thousands from death.
This collection of over 1,000 cards has photographs and biographical information about Jewish prisoners.
Children in Holland Whom JDC Is Trying to Assist to Emigrate to the United States, 1940- (PDF 6.69 MB): JDC rescue efforts during World War II included reaching out to a network of other organizations, including HIAS and the NY-based German Jewish Children’s Aid to help children, some of whom had relatives in America, emigrate from Holland to the U. Relatives were contacted for affidavits, funds, and to provide homes for young relatives.
Vilna Refugees, 1940 (PDF 27.4 MB): Polish Jewish refugees receiving JDC aid, after they had moved eastward to Vilna, Lithuania in 1940 to escape the Nazi regime. Committee for the Care of European Children, which helped children emigrate to the U. This list includes names of Jewish refugee children in France, their parents’ names, the child’s birth date and place, and names and addresses of U.
The JDC Archives has indexed remittance lists from Poland (including the “Occupied Territory”), Romania, Palestine, and Russia.