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Accession number UR001491
Object Name Manuscript
Title Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit Records
Collection Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit Records
Date 1899 - 2005
Scope & Content *This collection is housed at the Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs.

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit (Federation) is an umbrella organization for 19 Jewish social service agencies in the Detroit Metropolitan area which serves to promote philanthropy and volunteerism in the Detroit Jewish community.

The records of the Federation document the activities of the organization, its history, and the activities of its member organizations and organizations with which it has affiliated, including the Council of Jewish Welfare Federations, United Jewish Appeal and United Community Services. Included in the collection are the personal papers of several individuals who played integral roles in the organization, and subject files relating to political and social issues of interest to the Federation.


Extent of Description 407 Linear Feet
Credit line Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives
Search Terms Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
Jewish Welfare Federation
United Jewish Charities
United Jewish Foundation
United Jewish Appeal
Project Renewal
Sinai Hospital
Resettlement Service
United Hebrew Schools
Jewish Community Center
Hebrew Free Loan
Fresh Air Society
People Avrunin, William
Chapin, Ann
Drachler, Sol
Feinstein, Wayne
Mandelkorn, Ben
Peiser, Kurt
Prussian, Esther
Notes Materials relating to many agencies overseen by Federation are included. In addition to their representation in this collection, a number of agencies and Federation departments also have dedicated collections. If you are searching for information on a particular agency or department, please contact the archivist.
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