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Accession number UR001647
Object Name Manuscript
Title National Council of Jewish Women - Detroit Section Records
Collection National Council of Jewish Women - Detroit Section Records
Date 1891-1993
Scope & Content *This collection is housed at the Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs.

This collection was originally gathered and organized by Dorothy Kaufman, a council member. It consists of two parts: Part I includes materials from 1891-1941 and is housed in boxes 1-39. Part II contains materials to 1993 and is in boxes 40-102.
Admin/Biographical History The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW): Greater Detroit section, a philanthropic organization serving women and children in the Jewish community was founded in 1891 as the Jewish Woman's Club of Temple Beth El.

The NCJW: Greater Detroit papers document the activities of the organization from its inception, including administrative affairs and programming, and the role of the organization in the Detroit community.

The Young Women’s Hebrew Association, the Anti-Defamation League, Jewish refugee assistance programs, the Big Sister movement, North End Clinic, Camp Jeddo, Jewish Social Service Bureau, and the Jewish Children’s Home are among important subjects included in the collection.
Extent of Description 44 linear feet (88 MB, 19 OS)
Credit line National Council of Jewish Women - Detroit Section Records, Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives
Search Terms National Council of Jewish Women
Finding Aid Click here to view Finding Aid.