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Action Committee of Newcomers from the Soviet Union, 1968-1978

 File
Identifier: B093.01.0001.0003

Overview

Various background materials on newcomers from the Soviet Union. in Action Committees. The Union of Councils for Soviet Jews created massive lists of Refuseniks and political prisoners in the Soviet Union (Prisoners of Conscience)." The Union set up action committees in cities across the U.S. and began the "Adopt a Prisoner" program. The Committees also helped immigrant Soviet families.

Dates

  • 1968-1978

Creator

Extent

From the File: 1 Linear Feet : record box

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: Most of the records consist of letters, educational materials, bulletins and published newspaper accounts of activities by world-wide, national and local groups on behalf of Soviet Jews. Rhoda Friedman collected most of this material. The Records also have scrapbooks about Lillian Hoffman.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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