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Children

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Brooklyn Hebrew Orphan Asylum records

 Collection
Identifier: I-230
Overview Contains histories of the Asylum (1878-1939), Certificate of Incorporation (1878, 1900, 1926), Constitution and By-Laws (1894), Board of Directors Minutes (1921-1953), Annual Reports (1878-1958), Admission and Discharge Records (1899-1960), Women's Auxiliary Minutes (1922-1955), a statistical report (1957), papers re the Asylum's merger with the Jewish Child Care Association (1960), and various Alumni Society Publications and Scrapbooks (1912-1940).
Dates: undated, 1878-1972, 1994, 1995, 2008

Columbia Religious and Industrial School for Jewish Girls (New York, N.Y.) records

 Collection
Identifier: I-24
Overview Contains correspondence, financial data, and reports (some published) on the work and activities of the School. Among the officers were N. Taylor Phillips, treasurer, and his wife, Rosalie Solomons Phillips, president and first vice president.
Dates: undated, 1905-1944

France (concentration camp) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3987 / MF 836
Overview The bulk of the collection is an assembly of various reports, amounting to a document of 907 pages in ten sections: the reports originate mainly from the "Comité de Coordination pour l'Assistance dans les Camps" (CCAC; also known as "Comité de Nîmes") and other organizations, such as the “American Friends Service Committee” (AFSC) and YMCA pertaining to foreign – particularly Jewish – refugees in unoccupied France during WW II.
Dates: [unknown]

National Committee for the Relief of Sufferers by Russian Massacres records

 Collection
Identifier: I-5
Overview Contains correspondence relating to the committee's fund-raising efforts throughout the United States to aid survivors of the Russian pogroms, both in Russia, and in Russian emigres to the United States, with particular focus on orphaned children. Contains information on the condition of the Jews in Russia and Roumania during and after the pogroms; on the relief and removal activities in Europe, in general, and Russia, in particular; on the self-defense movement and defense fund; immigration procedures and work of the Industrial Removal Office; and some financial and executive committee reports.

The officers of the Committee were Oscar Solomon Straus, chairman, Jacob Henry Schiff, treasurer, and Cyrus Leopold Suizberger, secretary.
Dates: 1905-1909

Hartman-Homecrest (New York, N.Y.) records

 Collection
Identifier: I-233
Overview Includes papers of its predecessor organizations, Hebrew National Orphan Homes (Certificate of Incorporation, 1927 ; Board of Directors Minutes, 1939-1944 ; assistance to European Jewish Children's Aid program) ; and Israel Orphan Asylum (publications) ; H-H Board of Directors Minutes (1959) ; and publications and promotional materials of the several organizations (1928-1970).
Dates: undated, 1921-1970

Hebrew Orphan Asylum of the City of New York Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-42
Overview Hebrew Orphan Asylum was founded in 1822 as the Hebrew Benevolent Society. It underwent various changes of name until 1906 when it merged into The Jewish Child Care Association of New York in 1940. The collection includes extensive administrative records including financial statements, property records, Board, Committee, and Executive minutes, donation books, publications, and state and government correspondence and reports. The collection also includes children's admission and discharge ledgers, medical records, and conduct books. Also within the collection are childcare studies, dedication speeches, writings by alumni, oral histories, newspaper and magazine clippings, and photographs.
Dates: undated, 1855-2013; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1940

Hebrew Sheltering Guardian Society (New York, N.Y.) records

 Collection
Identifier: I-43
Overview Hebrew Sheltering Guardian Society founded in 1879, merged into The Jewish Child Care Association of New York in 1940. The collection includes administrative records consisting of annual reports, Board of Directors' annual reports and meeting minutes, a limited amount of committee reports, financial records, donation books, and property records. The collection also includes children admission and discharge ledgers, which date from 1898 to 1942, with gaps. Please note that children records dated after 1925 are restricted for privacy reasons. Additional material regarding orphan life is available through student publications and programs, alumni newsletters and programs, and HSGS promotional material. Affiliated organizational records include material on Fellowship House, an after care service; Foster Home Bureau, including newsletters recruiting foster parents and records of its Baby Department; and alumni associations. Of additional interest are dedications and speeches held during the inauguration of Pleasantville, child care study papers, histories, and material concerning the New York Federation for the Support of Jewish Philanthropic Societies merger.
Dates: undated, 1879-1972, 1995

Jewish Child Care Association of New York Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-235
Overview Contains files relating to the history, mergers and functions of the Association, By-Laws (1960), Committees' records, President's reports (1949-1952), Executive Director's reports (1949-1952), Treasurer's reports (1945, 1948-1949), annual reports (1972, 1984-1990), and papers re various activities, including Childville, Edenwald, Foster Home Department (including material from the European Jewish Children's Aid Project), Friendly Home for Girls, Girls' Club Group Residence, Pleasantville, Psychiatric Clinic, Social Services Department, Sylvan Stix Workshop, and Vocational Services. Includes also statistical reports (1946-1970), and Studies on the Association (1949-1972), the Manual of Policies and Procedures (1972), and files on child care conferences, property sales, annual dinners, awards and ceremonies, the 75th anniversary celebration, the 150th anniversary celebration, Herman W. Block, the Child Care Alumni Council (1954-1964), the League to Aid Hebrew Infants (1948-1953), studies and papers by Association staff, memos, publications ("P.C.S. World," "Bulletin," "Our Children," "JCCA journal"), promotional material, photographs, and voluminous scrapbooks.
Dates: undated, 1916, 1937-1994, 2003-2007

Louis and Grete Rosenzweig Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25721
Overview This collection mainly consists of documents pertaining to the lives of Louis and Grete Rosenzweig. There are several personal documents, such as letters or diaries, as well as official documents concerning, for example, Louis's occupational career.
Dates: 1903-1990; Majority of material found within 1950-1990

Marion E. Kenworthy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-511
Overview Marion E Kenworthy (1891-1980) was one of the founders of the Non-Sectarian Committee for German Refugee Children. Starting in 1938, they organized a lobbying effort to have the U.S. Congress allow for the migration of refugee children from Europe to the United States. This collection documents, through correspondence, depositions, meeting minutes, and more, the group’s activities. Of particular importance is the congressional testimony relating to the 1939 Wagner-Rogers bill.
Dates: undated, 1938-1952

[My story]

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25783 A
Overview An oral history interview by Ellen Frohsinn with her mother, Lily Frohsinn.
Dates: 1987

National Jewish Welfare Board, Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-337
Overview The collection documents the National Jewish Welfare Board's (JWB) evolution from an organization founded in 1917 to provide support for soldiers in times of war to an agency involved in all aspects of Jewish life both in the United States and abroad. In 1990 JWB recreated itself as the Jewish Community Centers Association of North America.
Dates: undated, 1889-1995 (bulk 1917-1990)

New York Association for Jewish Children records

 Collection
Identifier: I-236
Overview Contains Board of Directors and Executive Committee Minutes (1940), Educational Fund Minutes (1940-1941), Reports (1940-1944), Budgets (1940-1942), Studies of the Academy (1940-1943), "Study of Child Caring Agencies, 1940-1941" (issued with Jewish Board of Guardians), a scrapbook of Association activities, and Association publications.
Dates: undated, 1940-1946

Pride of Judea Children's Home Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-448
Overview The collection includes an annual report, brochures, photographs, newsclippings, and issues of the resident newsletters Pride Survey and the Judea Journal, and the alumni newsletters The Voice and Rose Nadler Schefer Chapter. Some photographs contain names of those depicted. The collection also contains articles and a publisher's order form for the 1998 release of the book An Orphan Has Many Parents as well as information and newsclippings of a 1933 Rockaway Beach outing that ended in tragedy.
Dates: 1932-2013; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1949

Queens Jewish Center (Queens Village, NY)

 Collection
Identifier: I-471
Overview Spanning from its inception and incorporation in 1925 to its culmination in 2002, the Queens Jewish Center collection highlights this congregation's wide-range of religiously oriented and secular educational activities, ceremonies, developments, events, and programs. Predominant in this collection are the reports, bulletins, financial, legal and property records, and meeting minutes. In addition, books, clippings, correspondence, pamphlets, programs, publications, negatives photographs are also contained with in this collections.
Dates: undated, 1897, 1925-2002

Raphael Kahn collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25828
Overview The collection contains mostly photographs of Raphael Kahn and his mother, Mirjam in Palestine and in Germany. Also included are Raphael Kahn’s baby-book, covering his development from 1922 to 1927 in the handwritings of his parents (?); and a note book/diary of Fritz Kahn (?) with entries from 1923-1924.
Dates: 1922 - circa 1940

Records of the Industrial Removal Office

 Collection
Identifier: I-91
Overview 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

Subject files collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-424
Overview Collection encompasses an extensive variety of organizations, subjects, and formats and is most useful for genealogists and researchers interested in general information. Researchers looking for a particular publication will also find this collection helpful.
Dates: undated, various dates