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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.
Bernard G. Richards Papers
The collection contains Bernard G. Richards personal and official correspondence, papers from his involvement with the American Jewish Congress and Jewish Information Bureau, published and unpublished writings, publications collected by Richards, articles about Richards and his activities, correspondence and articles from testimonial dinners in honor of Richards, and photographs. Significant correspondents include Joseph Barondess, Louis D. Brandeis, Vladimir Jabotinsky, J.L. Magnes, Louis Marshall, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jacob H. Schiff, Philip Slomovitz, Arthur Hays Sulzberger, Morris Winchovsky, and Stephen S. Wise.
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.
Institute for Jewish Life, records
Collection sontains the minutes of the Board of Directors (Trustees) meetings, 1972-1975; staff meetings, 1972-1973; background materials and reports pertaining to projects proposed and acted upon; annual reports; financial reports; and miscellaneous publications.
Jewish National Fund Records in the Hadassah Archives
The Jewish National Fund records reflect the non-profit organization’s afforestation efforts in Israel in funding partnership with Hadassah. Included in this collection are personnel records, membership lists, and convention summaries, as well as correspondence, project documentation, and publications such as press releases, and magazines.
National Committee for Labor Israel Records
The National Committee for Labor Israel (NCLI) was an American fundraising organization closely associated with Israel’s federation of labor and trade unions (Histadrut). NCLI provided financial support for the Histadrut’s educational, health, and social programs in Israel through national and regional solicitation campaigns. Major donors included Labor Zionist organizations, American labor unions, and other Jewish community associations. Financial problems eventually led to the dissolution of NCLI, and the bulk of this collection documents its final decades of operation. A large portion of the records pertain to development projects in Israel during the 1960s -1970s.
Records of the American Jewish Committee, Alphabetical Files
This collection consists of general reference files from the New York City headquarters of the American Jewish Committee (AJC). Materials originated in various AJC departments and were maintained by a Central Records office until 1962, when records retention policy was decentralized. Document types include correspondence, memoranda, reports, clippings, and published materials concerning individuals, businesses, government agencies, and other organizations related to the work of the AJC.
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.
- American Jewish Historical Society 9
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 1
- Press releases 9
- Israel 8
- Publications (documents) 8
- Reports 8
- Zionism 7
- Administrative records 6
- Articles 6
- Jewish women--United States--Societies and clubs 6
- Clippings (information artifacts) 5
- Jerusalem 5
- Jews -- Education 5
- New York (N.Y.) 5
- Palestine 5
- United States 5
- Financial records 4
- Jewish children 4
- Photographs 4 + ∧ less
- Hebrew 6
- German 4
- Yiddish 4
- Arabic 2
- Chinese 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- French 1
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
- Hungarian 1
- Italian 1
- Polish 1
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 1
- Russian 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1 + ∧ less
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 6
- Jacobson, Charlotte, 1914- 2010 4
- Freund, Miriam K. (Miriam Kottler), 1906-1999 3
- Jacobs, Rose G., 1888- 3
- Meir, Golda, 1898-1978 3
- Pool, Tamar de Sola, 1893-1981 3
- Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 3
- Zionist Organization of America 3
- Anti-defamation League 2
- Ben-Gurion, David, 1886-1973 2
- Ben-Shemen (Youth village: Ben-Shemen, Israel) 2
- Brandeis University 2
- Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations 2
- Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds 2
- Freier, Recha 2
- Hadassah Medical Organization 2
- Halprin, Rose Luria, 1896-1978 2
- Jewish Agency for Israel. Youth Aliyah Department 2
- Jewish Agency for Palestine. Child and Youth Immigration Bureau 2
- Jewish National Fund 2 + ∧ less