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National Jewish Welfare Board, Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-337 subisercsub1

Abstract

The collection documents the National Jewish Welfare Board's (JWB) evolution from an organization founded in 1917 to provide support for soldiers in times of war to an agency involved in all aspects of Jewish life both in the United States and abroad. In 1990 JWB recreated itself as the Jewish Community Centers Association of North America.

Dates

  • undated, 1889-1995 (bulk 1917-1990)

Creator

Language of Materials

The collection is in English, Hebrew, Yiddish, Spanish, French, Italian, Swedish, German, Latin, Hungarian and Afrikaans.

Extent

1535.8 Linear Feet (1527 Hollinger boxes; 4 [16 x 20"] oversized boxes; 1 [20 x 24"] oversized box; 71 MAP folders, 4 film cans)

Arrangement

The subseries has been arranged into one subsubseries:
Title
Subgroup I: Governance, Series C: Central Records Center, Subseries 1: Archives and Records, undated, 1963-1986   *I-337
Subtitle
National Jewish Welfare Board
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by Dominic Grandinetti, Susan Earle, Cat Lea Holbrook, and Judi Garner (May 2001-February 2004), and Marvin Rusinek (November 2006-July 2007)
Date
© 2007
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the American Jewish Historical Society Repository

Contact:
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New York NY 10011 United States