National Association of Jewish Social Workers records


National Association of Jewish Social Workers records, undated, 1908, 1911-1917

National Association of Jewish Social Workers records

undated, 1908, 1911-1917

Contains programs and papers read at the Annual Meetings of 1915-1916, the resolution passed at a special meeting in 1915 re the founding the School for Jewish Communal Work, the pension plan proposals, and correspondence re the Summer School for Social Work held jointly with the Jewish Chautauqua Society. Includes correspondence with the American Jewish Committee, National Americanization Committee, National Conference of Jewish Charities, New York City Board of Education, and the U.S. Dept. of Labor Immigration Bureau relating to the work of the association. Contains also the correspondence of Cyrus Adler, Ludwig Bernstein, Louis d. Brandeis, Lee K. Frankel, Israel Friedlander, Oscar Leonard, Louis Levin, Irving Lipsitch, Minnie F. Low, Louis Marshall, Belle Moskowitz, Milton Reizenstein, H.L. Sabsovich, Philip Seman, and Morris D. Waldman.

1 linear foot (2 manuscript boxes)


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National Conference of Jewish Social Welfare (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Reizenstein, Milton, 1874- (person)

Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941 (person)

Louis Brandeis (b. November 13, 1856, Louisville, Kentucky – d. October 5, 1941, Washington D.C.) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving from 1916 until 1939. Brandeis was the Court’s 67th justice and its first Jewish-American justice. He was the son of immigrants from Bohemia, who came to Kentucky from Prague, then part of the Austrian Empire. He received his LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1877, and before becoming a judge, served as a lawyer at Warren & B...

Levin, Louis H. 1866-1923 (person)

National Association of Jewish Social Workers (person)

National Association of Jewish Social Workers (1908-1917?) Founded in 1908, the National Association of Jewish Social Workers (NAJSW) attempted to unify various social welfare societies throughout the United States. Although NAJSW provided an ideological common ground for its members, it was nonetheless an umbrella organization whose membership was participatory. Many times, NASJW passed resolutions that favored its members at large, such as the establishment of the posi...

Leonard, Oscar, 1881- (person)

New York (City). School for Jewish Communal Work (corporateBody)

Filene, Lincoln, 1865- (person)

Seman, Philip L. (Philip Louis), 1881-1957 (person)

Social worker. From the description of Scrapbooks, 1897-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70954513 ...

National Americanization Committee. (corporateBody)

Filene's (Department Store) (corporateBody)

American Jewish Committee (corporateBody)

Founded in 1906 to safeguard the rights of Jews and to alleviate the consequences of persecution or disaster affecting them at home or abroad. ...

Jewish Chautauqua Society (corporateBody)

Society in United States and Canada that promotes the understanding of Jews and Judaism, headquartered in New York, NY. From the description of Minutes, 1907-1939 [microform]. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 43800759 ...

Moskowitz, Belle Israels, 1877- (person)

Bressler, David M. (person)

Bernstein, Ludwig B., 1870- (person)

Waldman, Morris D. (person)

Frankel, Lee K. (Lee Kaufer), 1867-1931 (person)

Filene's Sons Co. (corporateBody)

Sabsovich, Hirsch Leib, 1860-1915 (person)

Federation of Jewish Charities. (corporateBody)

Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 (person)

President of the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City, 1924-1940; resident of Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Cyrus Adler letters, 1939-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 609596710 American Jewish communal leader, Semitics scholar, and President of Jewish Theological Seminary of America. From the description of Papers, 1879-[ca. 1977], 1885-1940 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81498048 Prominent American Jewish academic; founde...

Friedlaender, Israe͏̈l, 1876-1920 (person)

Semiticist, professor of Bible at Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTSA). From the description of Papers, 1888-1977, 1903-1920 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86160689 ...

New York (N.Y.). Board of Education (corporateBody)

Marshall, Louis, 1856-1929 (person)

American Jewish communal leader, lawyer. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1900-1929]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122516821 Lawyer, civic and communal leader, civil rights advocate, labor union meditator, and philanthropist, of New York, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1891-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70925069 Prominent Jewish-American lawyer and philanthropist. From the description of Correspondence, 1916-1929 [microform...