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Polish Nationals in Russia to Receive Clothing from America

August 15, 1941
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The Jewish Labor Committee today announced that the Polish Government has received permission from the Soviet authorities as well as from the State Department in Washington to provide Polish nationals in Soviet Russia with old clothes, linen and medicaments sent from the United States and distributed in Russia under the supervision of the Polish Red Cross. Hitherto no old clothing could be sent to relatives in Russia.

The shipments of clothing, linen and medical supplies will not be addressed to individuals. They will be shipped to the Russian harbor of Vladivostok to be delivered to the Polish Red Cross. The Jewish Labor Committee received assurances from the Polish Government in London that Jewish refugees in Russia who are Polish citizens will receive equal treatment when the American bundles will be distributed. A campaign to collect such bundles among Jewish families in America will be started by the Jewish Labor Committee as soon as preparations for this work are completed.

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