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Annual and Mid-Winter National Conventions Records in the Hadassah Archives
The Annual and Mid-Winter National Conventions Records document the proceedings and outcomes of the conventions and conferences attended by Hadassah’s National Board as well as by convention delegates from the various regions of Hadassah. The conventions in particular are where local and regional leaders meet with each other and the National Board and learn about Hadassah’s various projects and committees. This record group also includes annual reports from 1926-2001.
Artifacts and Memorabilia in the Hadassah Archives
This record group contains three-dimensional objects and printed materials that relate to the history of Hadassah. A bulk of this record group consists of promotional and commemorative objects and awards created by Hadassah for its Annual and Midwinter National Conventions, and for Young Judaea events. Examples of such items include t-shirts, hats, bags, buttons, stationery and keychains. Artifacts created by local Hadassah chapters and regions, as well as awards received by local and national Hadassah leaders from other organizations, are also included. Of a particular interest is the bronze death mask of Henrietta Szold.
Chapters, Regions, Co-ops and Junior Hadassah Records in the Hadassah Archives
This record group contains materials related to the local units of Hadassah—groups, chapters, regions, and co-ops—as well as Junior Hadassah, a youth organization that functioned as a group within the Hadassah Chapter structure. The record group documents over one hundred years of Hadassah’s growth, and illuminates a century of American Jewish communal life, particularly that of Jewish women, across the United States. The record group reflects the formation, administration and activities of the individual groups, chapters, co-ops and regions, and contains information on local events and programs organized around fundraising, Zionism, Jewish heritage, religion and holidays celebration, the study of Hebrew and Yiddish, women's issues, fashion, health, technology and many other topics.
Executive Functions Records in the Hadassah Archives
This record group includes documents created and maintained by the Office of the President, the Office of the Executive Director and the Chair of the Division Coordinators/Directors Committee. Prominent is the Henrietta Szold series, containing correspondence by and to Szold as well as printed materials written by and about her. The files in this record group were created by a national president or executive director, or for their use, or maintained in their office during their years in office. Included are correspondence, minutes, memos, publications, reports and subject files on topics with which these individuals were involved.
Microfilm Collection in the Hadassah Archives
The Hadassah Microfilm Collection consists of 16mm and 35mm reels containing images of various Hadassah publications, administrative documents, and personal archival material. Content includes on-site photographs, membership and organizational documents, regional chapter lists and histories, items relating to Hadassah’s Zionist political history, and a near-complete run of Hadassah Newsletter/Magazine. Other than the newsletter/magazine run, all images are unique within the collection.
Oral Histories Collection in the Hadassah Archives
The Hadassah Oral Histories consist of audio cassette recordings and typed transcripts of oral history interviews as well as related correspondence and research documents. Interviewees include notable members of Hadassah’s National Board, the Honorary Council, Hadassah Medical Organization (HMO), Youth Aliyah, Machon Szold, and Hebrew University, among others. Discussions cover such topics as Hadassah roles and achievements, Jewish upbringings, education, and family.
Photographs in the Hadassah Archives
The materials in this record group document the entirety of Hadassah’s history and work in Israel and the United States in photographs—prints, slides, glass lantern plates, and digital images.
Young Judaea Records in the Hadassah Archives
Young Judaea is the oldest Zionist youth organization in the United States, established as a national organization in 1909 by the Federation of American Zionists. It was supported by Hadassah, including direct financial sponsorship from 1967-2011. The major aims of Young Judaea throughout its history have been to advance the cause of Zionism, to further the mental, moral, and physical development of Jewish youth, and to promote Jewish culture and ideals in accordance with Jewish traditions. Young Judaea has remained non-partisan and non-denominational, embracing and recruiting Jewish youth from all backgrounds.
Youth Aliyah Records in the Hadassah Archives
The Youth Aliyah Records in the Hadassah Archives document Hadassah's work with multiple international organizations to rescue Jewish children from continental Europe to Palestine from 1933-1945. The collection also documents Hadassah's involvement with Youth Aliyah since 1946 in providing residential, educational, vocational, rehabilitative and therapeutic care for displaced and at-risk youth from around the world.
- United States 8
- Correspondence 7
- Israel 7
- Jewish women--United States--Societies and clubs 7
- Palestine 7
- Jewish children 6
- Jews -- Education 6
- Press releases 6
- Vocational education 6
- Administrative records 5
- Judaism -- 20th century 5
- Minutes (administrative records) 5
- New York (N.Y.) 5
- Pamphlets 5
- Publications (documents) 5
- Reports 5
- Scopus, Mount 5
- Women -- Societies and clubs 5
- Articles 4 + ∧ less
- Hebrew 5
- German 3
- Hungarian 1
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 1
- Yiddish 1
- Freund, Miriam K. (Miriam Kottler), 1906-1999 6
- Jacobson, Charlotte, 1914- 2010 6
- Pool, Tamar de Sola, 1893-1981 6
- Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 6
- Jacobs, Rose G., 1888- 5
- Hadassah Medical Organization 4
- Halprin, Rose Luria, 1896-1978 4
- Jewish Agency for Israel. Youth Aliyah Department 4
- Kramarsky, Lola, -1991 4
- Lindheim, Irma L., 1886- 4
- Mann, Kalman Jacob, 1912- 4
- Matzkin, Rose, 1913–2002 4
- Meir, Golda, 1898-1978 4
- Schenk, Faye, 1909-1981 4
- Seligsberg, Alice L., 1873-1940 4
- Shulman, Rebecca Beldner, 1896-1997 4
- Szold, Zip Falk, 1888-1979 4
- Ben-Gurion, David, 1886-1973 3
- Freier, Recha 3 + ∧ less