Bogen, Boris David, 1869-1929

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Educator and social worker.

From the description of Papers, 1891-1929. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70958906

Jewish educator and social worker.

From the description of Papers, 1895-1929. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 48039758

Boris D. Bogen was born in 1869 in Russia. He was an educator and social worker. He channeled his efforts into Jewish social work and served as the superintendent of local Jewish social service agencies. He worked for the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and served as its general director of European relief operations. He helped implement programs aiding destitute Jews in post World War I Europe and Russia. Boris D. Bogen died on June 29, 1929, survived by his wife Elizabeth and their six children: Emil, Robert, Esther, Sophie, David and Jessie.

From the guide to the Boris D. Bogen Papers., 1891-1929, 1920-1929, (The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives)

Boris Bogen was a social and Jewish communal worker as well as an editor and author. He was born in Moscow and immigrated to the U.S. in 1888. For a time, he worked as an instructor at the Baron de Hirsch Trade School and at the Hebrew Technical Institute. Eventually, he became a superintendent of the Baron de Hirsch Agricultural School, in Woodbine, N.J. He was also an international secretary of B'nai B'rith and a director of the United Jewish Charities in Cincinnati. As a director of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (AJJDC) and a member of the American Relief Administration (ARA), he organized Jewish relief operations in Europe during and after World War I. During the 1920s, Bogen moved to Southern California, where he worked as the Superintendent of Jewish Charities in Los Angeles and established a home in Arcadia.

From the description of Boris David Bogen family papers and photographs, 1895-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979358

From the description of Boris David Bogen family papers and photographs, 1895-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 743436341

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Warburg, Felix M. (Felix Moritz), 1871-1937. Papers, 1895-1937. American Jewish Archives
creatorOf Boris D. Bogen Papers., 1891-1929, 1920-1929 The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives
referencedIn American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Russian Relief Collection, 1913-1946, 1915-1928. Yeshiva University
referencedIn Harry S Linfield (1889- ) Papers, undated, 1907-1978 American Jewish Historical Society
creatorOf Bogen, Boris David, 1869-1929. Papers, 1891-1929. American Jewish Archives
creatorOf Bogen, Boris David, 1869-1929. Boris David Bogen family papers and photographs, 1895-1940. Judah L. Magnes Memorial Museum, Rabbi Morris Goldstein Library
referencedIn American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Administration collection, 1914-1950. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Harry S Linfield (1889- ) Papers, undated, 1907-1978 American Jewish Historical Society
referencedIn Hyman G. Enelow Papers., 1897-1933. The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives
creatorOf Bogen, Boris David, 1869-1929. Papers, 1895-1929. Brandeis University Library
creatorOf Bogen, Boris David, 1869-1929. Boris David Bogen family papers and photographs, 1895-1940. Judah L. Magnes Memorial Museum, Rabbi Morris Goldstein Library
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associatedWith Bogen, Elizabeth. person
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correspondedWith Warburg, Felix M. (Felix Moritz), 1871-1937. person
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Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Europe
Arcadia (Calif.)
Arcadia (Calif.)
United States
Europe
United States
Russia
Europe
Subject
Reconstruction (1914-1939)
Jews, Russian
Jews--Charitable contributions
Jews--Charities
Jews--Europe, Eastern--Economic conditions
Reconstruction (1914-1939)--Europe, Eastern
World War, 1914-1918--Economic aspects
Jews
Occupation
Social workers--United States
Jewish educators--United States
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Birth 1869

Death 1929

English,

Russian

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