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The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States of America and one of the largest youth organizations in the United States, with more than 2.4 million youth participants and nearly one million adult volunteers. The BSA was founded in 1910, and since then, more than 110 million Americans have been participants in BSA programs at some time. The BSA is part of the international Scout Movement and became a founding member organization of the World Or...
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...
The American Joint Distribution Committee was founded on November 27, 1914 when the American Jewish Relief Committee (AJRC) and the Central Committee for the Relief of Jews (CCRJ) joined forces under the name of the Joint Distribution Committee of American Funds for the Relief of Jewish War Sufferers. Although JDC reflected the diversity of the American Jewish Community, the Reform-oriented American Jewish Committee faction dominated its early leadership. Conceived as a temporary agency to relie...
Lee Kaufer Frankel (1867-1931) Dr. Lee Kaufer Frankel was born in Philadelphia on August 13, 1867, the son of Louis and Aurelia Lobenburg Franken. He attended public schools as the Rugby Academy of Pennsylvania and the University of Pennsylvania. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1887 with a B.S. and again in 1891, when he received a Ph.D. He specialized in chemistry and was an instructor in chemistry at the university from 1888 until 1893. He practiced...
The Palestine Economic Corporation (PEC) was organized in 1925 to facilitate investment in Palestine by American Jews and others interested in fostering the economic development and resettlement of the Jewish homeland. Bernard Flexner served as the company's first president and chairman of the board until 1944. The organization was subsequently known as PEC Israel Economic Corporation. From the description of Palestine Economic Corporation records, 1921-1944, bulk (1930-1938) (New Yo...
Milton J. Rosenau was commissioned as an assistant surgeon in the U.S. Marine Hospital Service (now the U.S. Public Health Service) in 1890. In 1899, he was appointed director of the Hygienic Laboratory of that service. He was instrumental in 1922 in the establishment of the Harvard University School of Public Health and, in 1940, became first dean of the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina. From the description of M. J. Rosenau papers, 1871-1940 (bulk 1900-19...
The American Public Health Association was founded in 1872 as a professional organization of physicians, nurses, educators, sanitary engineers, environmentalists, social workers, optometrists, podiatrists, pharmacists, dentists, hygienists, and other community health specialists. In pursuit of its goal of protecting and promoting personal and environmental health, the APHA offers services including the promulgation of standards, the establishment of uniform practices and procedures, development ...