Jewish Refugees from Shanghai Scheduled to Arrive in San Francisco Today
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Jewish Refugees from Shanghai Scheduled to Arrive in San Francisco Today

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Four hundred and fifty-six Jewish refugees from Shanghai are due to arrive here tomorrow aboard the General Gordon. Immigration arangements were made in Shanghai by representatives of the Joint Distribution Committee. The immigrants, who will live with relatives and friends in cities through(##) the country, will be assisted in finding temporary shelter and making travel arangements from the West Coast by the United Service for New Americans.

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