Rescue Children, Inc. Collection.
Extent and Medium
ca. 2,5 l.m.
Scope and Content
Several files in this collection concern the activities of Rescue Children in Belgium. Box 13, folder 1 contains an undated list of adopted and non-adopted children in the home in “St. Marianberg” [Sint Mariaburg]. In box 15, folder 1 we note an undated report (including photographs) from the Comité central Israélite addressed to the Conference on Jewish Material Claims against Germany. In “Series III: Photographs”, we find two folders with photographs relevant to Belgium. Box 14A, folder 9 contains i.a. photos of Rescue Children, Inc.’s Belgium Committee, children in Antwerp and a Belgian Jewish boy adopted by New York Mayor William O’Dwyer. Box 16, folder 1 holds photographs (dated 1947) of i.a. the home in Brussels.
B. MARTIN & A. ZINBERG, An Inventory to the Rescue Children, Inc. Collection, 1946-1985, 1986. See the Finding Aids Database of the Special Collections – Archives department on http://libfindaids.yu.edu:8082/xtf/search .
The EHRI project, in cooperation with the National Archives of Belgium, selected Holocaust-relevant archival descriptions from the finding aid G. DESMET & P. FALEK-ALHADEFF, P.-A. TALLIER (dir.), Bronnen voor de geschiedenis van de Joden en het Jodendom in België (19de-20ste eeuw) - Sources pour l'histoire des populations juives et du judaïsme en Belgique (19e-20e siècles), Brussel, Algemeen Rijksarchief, 2015. Please note that this guide focuses on Belgium-related archival materials in the respective descriptions.
This archival description was created in the framework of the cooperation between EHRI and the Yerusha project.