|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|
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
Jewish Welfare Federation
United Jewish Charities
United Jewish Foundation
United Jewish Appeal
United Hebrew Schools
Jewish Community Center
Hebrew Free Loan
Fresh Air Society
|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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