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Milwaukee (Wis.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Jack Feller Collection

 Collection — Consolidated Box P17, Folder: P-604
Identifier: P-604

Consists of an undated Yiddish certificate (probably 1920s) indicating a contribution to the Poale Zion Palestine Committee of America, and a photocopy of a photograph showing future Prime Minister Golda Meir as the Statue of Liberty, and Jack Feller as Abraham Lincoln in a 1919 Poale Zion Hasidim pageant in Milwaukee.

Dates: undated, 1986

Joseph family photographs

Identifier: P-688

Collection consists of black-and-white prints depicting the Milwaukee (Wis.) Jewish community during the first half of the 20th century. Subjects include national, state, and local Workmen's Circle groups; World War I soldiers; Americanization classes; Congregation Beth Hameorosh Hagodol; and the Liliner Society. Two of the Workmen's Circle photographs are tightly curled panoramas.

Dates: 1916-1956

Records of the Industrial Removal Office

Identifier: I-91

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.

Dates: undated, 1899-1922