Szold, Henrietta, 1680-1945

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Jewish American writer, editor, and political activist.

From the description of Letters and diaries; 1866-1944. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 33284269

Zionist leader, Henrietta Schaar Szold was secretary of the Jewish Publication Society of America (1892-1915); founder of a night school for Russian immigrants in Baltimore in 1899; Secretary of the Federation of American Zionists; founder and first president of Hadassah, which supports health work in Palestine; and having settled in Palestine in 1933, director of the Youth Aliyah, the youth immigration movement from Germany to Palestine. For further information, see Notable American Women (1971).

From the description of Papers, 1889-1960 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006870

Jewish-American activist and writer.

From the description of Letters, 1893-1941 [microform]. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 35820337

From the description of Letters; 1901-1910. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 33160492

U.S. Jewish Zionist leader and founder of the Hadassah Women's Organization. In 1942, she co-founded Ihud, a political party in Mandate Palestine dedicated to a binational solution.

From the description of Henrietta Szold letter, 1937 Nov. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 742350655

Zionist leader.

Szold was Executive Secretary and Editor of Jewish Publication Society of America; founder and President of Hadassah; member and Director of Department of Social Service of Vaad Leumi (General Jewish Council of Palestine); and Director of Youth Aliyah.

From the description of Papers, 1875-1982, 1875-1945 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155472684

Henrietta Szold, Zionist leader, was born in Baltimore of Hungarian-Jewish parentage. She taught school at the Misses Adams School in Baltimore, and was the founder of a night school for Russian immigrants in Baltimore in 1889. From 1892-1915 HS was the secretary of the Jewish Publication Society of America. A trip to Palestine in 1909 was the turning point in her life. She became an enthusiastic Zionist, became the Secretary of the Federation of American Zionists and founder and first President of Hadassah, the organization dedicated to supporting health work in Palestine. During 1920-1933 HS divided her time between the United States and Palestine. In 1933 she settled in Palestine and directed the Youth Aliyah, the youth immigration movement from Germany to Palestine.

For full biographical accounts see Notable American Women, v.3, and folder #2.

From the guide to the Papers, 1889-1960, (Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute)

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referencedIn Papers, 1901-1988 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Library. Small collections, 1670-1975. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
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creatorOf Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. Cleveland Chapter. Records 1914-1972. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
referencedIn Papers of the Solis-Cohen Family, undated, 1808-1990 American Jewish Historical Society
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creatorOf Papers, 1889-1960 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
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referencedIn Papers, 1852-1960 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
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creatorOf Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945. Letters and diaries; 1866-1944. Brandeis University Library
referencedIn The Hadassah Medical Organization Papers in the Hadassah Archives, 1918 - 2009 Hadassah the Women's Zionist Organization of America, Inc.
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referencedIn Louis Lipsky Papers, 1898-1976 American Jewish Historical Society
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referencedIn Solomon, Maida H. (Maida Herman), 1891-1988. Papers, 1901-1988 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
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creatorOf Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945. Papers, 1889-1960 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Records of the Industrial Removal Office, undated, 1899-1922 American Jewish Historical Society
referencedIn Joshua Loth Liebman, papers, 1940-1947 American Jewish Historical Society
referencedIn Records of the Industrial Removal Office, undated, 1899-1922 American Jewish Historical Society
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referencedIn [FTP-Radio Division] Daughter of Her People, Radio Music Drama based on life/Szold, Henrietta United States. National Archives and Records Administration
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referencedIn Morris S. Lazaron Papers., 1851-1979, 1930-1950 The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives
referencedIn Szold, Miss Henrietta
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correspondedWith Aaronsohn, Aaron, 1876-1919. person
associatedWith Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940. person
associatedWith American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith American Zionist Medical Unit. corporateBody
correspondedWith Barnard, Harry, 1906-1982. person
associatedWith Baron de Hirsch Fund (1891 - Present) person
associatedWith Berger, Sophia. person
associatedWith Berkowitz, Henry, 1857-1924. person
associatedWith Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941. person
correspondedWith Deutsch, Gotthard, 1859-1921 person
associatedWith Dushkin, Alexander M. (Alexander Mordecai), 1890-1976. person
associatedWith Ehrlich, Emma. person
associatedWith Elyacher, Anna Tulin. person
correspondedWith Enelow, Hyman Gerson person
associatedWith Federation of American Zionists corporateBody
associatedWith Federation of American Zionists. corporateBody
correspondedWith Felsenthal, Bernhard, 1822-1908. person
associatedWith Fineman, Irving person
associatedWith Fineman, Irving. person
associatedWith Flexner, Bernard, 1865-1945. person
associatedWith Freund, Miriam K. (Miriam Kottler), 1906- person
associatedWith Friedlaender, Israel, 1876-1920. person
correspondedWith Ginzberg, Louis person
associatedWith Goell, Theresa. person
correspondedWith Gordon, Theodore Herzl, 1908-2005 person
associatedWith Hadaasah Medical Organization corporateBody
associatedWith Hadassah Medical Organization. corporateBody
founderOf Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. Cleveland Chapter. corporateBody
associatedWith Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. Minneapolis Chapter and Upper Midwest Region. corporateBody
associatedWith Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. San Antonio Chapter. corporateBody
correspondedWith Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. San Francisco Chapter (San Francisco, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. Upper Midwest Region. corporateBody
associatedWith Halprin, Rose Luria, 1896-1978. person
correspondedWith Heller, Max, 1860-1929. person
associatedWith Hubbard, Adolph, 1884-1971 person
associatedWith Industrial Removal Office corporateBody
associatedWith Jacobs, Rose G., b. 1888. person
associatedWith Jastrow, Joseph, 1863-1944. person
associatedWith Jewish Agency for Israel. Youth Aliyah Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Jewish Agency for Palestine. Youth Aliyah Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Jewish Community of New York City. corporateBody
associatedWith Jewish Publication Society of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Jewish Women's Council for Palestine. corporateBody
associatedWith Joshua Loth Liebman person
associatedWith Kallen, Horace Meyer, 1882-1974. person
associatedWith Knox College (Galesburg, Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith Kohler, Max J. (Max James), 1871-1934 person
correspondedWith Lazaron, Morris Samuel person
correspondedWith Levin, Alexandra Lee, 1912- person
associatedWith Levin, Bertha Szold. person
associatedWith Lipsky, Louis, 1876-1963 person
associatedWith Lowenthal, Marvin person
associatedWith Lt. Col. Rachel Diane (Rae) Landy, 1884-1952 person
associatedWith Mack, Julian William, 1866-1943. person
associatedWith Mary Melinda (Kingsbury) Simkhovitch, 1867-1951 person
associatedWith New York Times Company corporateBody
associatedWith Richards, Bernard G. (Bernard Gerson), 1877-1971. person
associatedWith Rich, Ruby, 1888-1988. person
associatedWith Robison Family family
associatedWith Russian Night School of Baltimore. corporateBody
associatedWith Sampter, Jessie Ethel, 1883-1938. person
associatedWith San Antonio Chapter of Hadassah corporateBody
associatedWith Seligsberg, Alice L., 1873-1940. person
associatedWith Seltzer, Adele Szold. person
associatedWith Simkhovitch, Mary K. (Mary Kingsbury), 1867-1951. person
associatedWith Solis-Cohen, Elvira. person
associatedWith Solis-Cohen Family family
associatedWith Solis-Cohen Family family
associatedWith Solomon, Maida H. (Maida Herman), 1891-1988. person
associatedWith Straus, Nathan, 1848-1931. person
associatedWith Szold, Benjamin, 1829-1902. person
associatedWith Szold family. family
correspondedWith Teller family. family
associatedWith Warburg, Felix Moritz, 1871-1937. person
associatedWith Wizo. corporateBody
associatedWith World Jewish Congress corporateBody
associatedWith World Zionist Organization. corporateBody
associatedWith Wyzanski, Gisela Warburg. person
associatedWith Youth Aliyah corporateBody
associatedWith Zionist Organization of America. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Jerusalem 06 IL
Baltimore MD US
Subject
Jewish religious literature--Publication and distribution
International relief
Medicine
Jews
Jewish women--Societies and clubs
Jews--Societies, etc
Zionists--Correspondence
Jewish youth
Jewish refugees
Jewish women
Evening and continuation schools
Zionism
Zionism--Archives
Rabbinical seminaries
Jews--Charities
Occupation
Zionists
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Birth 1860-12-21

Death 1945-02-13

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