Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Folder includes minutes from meetings on 1/4/1909, 1/18/1909, 2/12/1909, 3/2/1909, 5/4/1909, 5/18/1909, 6/1/1909, 6/24/1909, 6/28/1909, 7/09/1909, 7/11/1909, 7/22/1909, 8/03/1909, 9/07/1909, 10/05/1909, 11/03/1909, 12/14/1909. Also included are the minutes for the special sub-committee on Ellis Island (7/11/1909) and the auditing committee (7/22/1909).
The Industrial Removal Office was created as part of the Jewish Agricultural Society to assimilate immigrants into American society, both economically and culturally. It worked to employ all Jewish immigrants. The collection contains administrative and financial records, immigrants' removal records, and correspondence. A database has been constructed to search for persons removed by the Industrial Removal Office.