Service at Jewish Welfare Room, Coblenz (LOC)

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When: 01 January 1915

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Bain News Service,, publisher.

Service at Jewish Welfare Room, Coblenz

[between ca. 1915 and ca. 1920]

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.
Photograph shows a service in the Jewish Welfare Room, Koblenz, Germany.
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

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Call Number: LC-B2- 4925-13


Owner: The Library of Congress
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    Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )

    • 24/Feb/2017 20:57:05

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    • 26/Feb/2017 17:55:48

    "The National Jewish Welfare Board (JWB) was formed on April 9, 1917, three days after the United States declared war on Germany, in order to support Jewish soldiers in the U.S. military during World War I" From The Reform Advocate ("Established 1891 Published Every Saturday in the Interest of Reform Judaism"), March 1, 1919: "Nine JWB Centers in France The Jewish Welfare Board has announced the opening of nine centers for American soldiers in France. In addition to a club house in Paris the Jewish Welfare Board centers are located at LeMans, St Nazaire, Dijon, Alencon, Bordeaux, Tours, Brest and Coblenz. Other club houses are being opened." Exterior photo of JWB facility in Koblenz:

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    • 26/Feb/2017 17:59:51

    Jewish Welfare Board poster in LOC collections: Jewish Welfare Board Poster

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    Lara (LOC P&P)

    • 14/Mar/2017 18:07:23

    Thank you, Art Siegel, for pointing out the full name of the organization. We'll adjust the record accordingly!