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|Brief Description||The reception window in the Joint Distribution Committee's office for the distribution of clothes.||Similar Items|
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The reception window in the Joint Distribution Committee's office for the distribution of clothes. The signs above the window read, in Yiddish: [below:] Clothing Distribution. Manager: A. Orbach. [above:] Clothing given only to those people who have received an invitation from the Clothing Department.
The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (AJJDC; also known as the Joint; JDC): American Jewry's overseas relief and rehabilitation agency, founded in 1914. See "Encyclopedia of the Holocaust" vol. 2, pp. 752 - 756.