Gift of Alex Frank Orkow in loving memory of Ruth and David Orkow
Id no. 65.91, Document, English
Americans David and Ruth Orkow adopted Alex from a JDC-funded home for Jewish children in Burgl Gut, Austria. They also adopted a daughter.
The Orkows had accepted positions with the American Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) in Europe in order to adopt children.
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