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Accession number UR001847
Object Name Microfilm
Title Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit Microfilms
Collection Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit Records
Date 1899-1995, bulk (1930s-1980s)
Scope & Content The Jewish Welfare Federation, later known as the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit (JFMD), and its various divisions and agencies maintained files of minutes of their leadership meetings and collected material pertaining to their organization in scrapbooks. This collection includes the microfilmed minute books of the Jewish Welfare Federation, United Jewish Charities and the Detroit Service Group, as well as scrapbooks of the Jewish Federation and its Women’s Division. The original minute books are housed in the library of the JFMD in Bloomfield Hill, MI. The original scrapbooks are in the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit Records (Part 1, Series VI) at the Reuther Library.
Extent of Description 1.5 linear feet (58 microfilm reels)
Credit line Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives
Subjects Detroit Region (Mich.)—social conditions—20th century
Detroit (Mich.)--Emigration and immigration
Detroit Service Group
Jewish Welfare Federation of Detroit
Jews—United States—20th century
Public welfare
Social service
United Jewish Charities (Detroit, Mich.)
Finding Aid Click here to view Finding Aid.
System of arrangement Series 1: Jewish Welfare Federation Scrapbooks, 1925-1955
Series 2: Jewish Welfare Federation, Women’s Division Scrapbooks, 1947-1987
Series 3: Jewish Welfare Federation, Minutes of Executive Committee, 1928-1995
Series 4: Jewish Welfare Federation, Minutes of Board of Governors. 1926-1987
Series 5: Jewish (Welfare) Federation—United Jewish Charities, 1899-1995
Series 6: Jewish Welfare Federation, Detroit Service Group Minutes, 1930-1977
Series 7: Jewish Welfare Federation, various, 1926-1959

Arranged in 7 series: Series 1 (Box 17), Series 2-4 (Box 30) and Series 4-7 (Box 31).
Box numbers reflect numbering of the microfilm collection in the Reuther Library
Reading Room.