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Baron de Hirsch Fund/Jewish Agricultural Society Collection

Identifier: RG 651

Scope and Contents

This collection contains documents and photographs of the Baron de Hirsch Fund and its subsidiary, the Jewish Agricultural Society. The entire collection pertains to Jewish farm settlement in the United States from 1885 until the 1960s. The photographs that constitute the prevailaing portion of the collection come from the the files of The Jewish Farmer, a periodical published by the Jewish Agricultural Society.


  • 1885-1960s


1.5 Linear Feet

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was given to YIVO by the Baron de Hirsch Fund and the Jewish Agricultural Society in February 1973.

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Repository Details

Part of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research Repository

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