major exhibition and collaboration between the Museum of
Family History, the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, the
Joint Distribution Committee, and the American Jewish Committee.
Joint Distribution Committee
American Jewish Committee Archives
Through Emigration" features many moving photographs, as
well as personal
testimonies of refugees who once sought to escape the
many hardships that befell them and their fellow Jews during the first half of the twentieth century.
to the aforementioned organizations, thousands of Jews
were rescued as they boarded ships that took them to far
away lands where they hoped to live in peace and harmony,
free from tyranny and oppression.
Museum of Family History wishes to thank HIAS, JDC and
AJC for their cooperation in this project.