1972 Diploma Tax, 1968-1978
Miscellaneous materials related to the 1972 diploma tax, a reference to the one-time payment imposed in the Soviet Union on would-be emigrants who received a higher education in the USSR. It was introduced in August 1972. Also called a Ransom tax.
From the File: 1 Linear Feet : record box
Scope and Contents
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.
- Colorado Committee of Concern for Soviet Jewry (Organization)
- From the File: National Conference on Soviet Jewry (U.S.) (1971-) (Organization)