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Item ID   1122942    
Title   Country Directors Conference October 1956 - Charles Jordan File    
Scope and Content   Correspondence, tentative program, list of invitees, actual program, and notes about what to say in a summary statement. Topics covered include conference space and dates, the program of the conference, and summarizing the conference. The documents in the file were addressed to Charles Jordan or to his secretary.    
Reference Code   G 55-64 / 1 / 1 / 1 / ADM.13    
Folder Number   ADM.13    
Old Folder Number   G-2(e)    
Dates   1956    
Date   2/10/1956    
To Date   10/17/1956    
Open more fields Found In Ancestor Country Directors Conferences    
·  Reference Code   G 55-64 / 1 / 1 / 1    
·  Scope and Content   The Country Directors Conferences series is comprised of sixty-five files and covers the years 1955-1964. The series contains transcripts of the proceedings of JDC's annual Country Directors Conferences for the years 1955-1963, officially named the Overseas Conference starting in 1959 due to increased participation by people not affiliated with JDC, such as European Jewish community leaders and UJA delegations. These conferences summarized the situations of Jewish communities and JDC operations and served as platforms for discussing problems and challenges faced by JDC and planning for the future. The 1960 and 1961 conference proceedings also include the proceedings of the Assembly of European Jewish Communities which developed out of the Country Directors Conferences and which was held under the officially independent auspices of the Standing Conference on European Jewish Community Services in subsequent years. The proceedings of the 1964 conference are not present in this collection, but a transcript is available in the New York 1955-1964 collection. Besides conference proceedings, other files contain correspondence about preparation for the conferences, lists of invitees and participants, conference programs, delegate kits, and other materials relating to the preparation for and follow-up on conferences. In addition to the annual conferences, in some years there were "little country directors conferences" to focus more exclusively on JDC personnel and their challenges in a more intimate setting, as well as other conferences involving subsets of country directors facing common challenges, and the proceedings of those meetings are present in this series. The series also contains manuals for the preparation of the annual conferences from 1956 and 1961.    
·  Full Reference   Collection: 1955-1964: Records of the Geneva Office of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee - G 55-64 | Sub Collection: Administration - G 55-64 / 1 | Record Group: Overseas - G 55-64 / 1 / 1 | Series: Country Directors Conferences - G 55-64 / 1 / 1 / 1    
Open more fields Container Logical link Document Case Box ADM 2, Repository: American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Archives, Jerusalem, Israel, Site: Givat Ram    
·  Current Location Logical link Repository: American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Archives, Jerusalem, Israel, Site: Givat Ram    
Old Container Code   26C    
Extent   .1 inch    
Language   English    
Condition of Material   Fairly good    
Search in Collection   1955-1964 Geneva Collection    

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