Papers, 1984-1997 (inclusive).


Papers, 1984-1997 (inclusive).

Oral history interview by Phoebe Barnes about Jones's family discusses her family, childhood, and work with the Window Shop and Harvard University Press. Also four tapes of the interviews, shelved separately as T-181. Also included is her obituary, memorial service program, and a eulogy.

4 audiotapes.

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Window Shop (Cambridge, Mass.) (corporateBody)

The Window Shop (1939-1972) was a store located in Cambridge, Massachusetts created by a small group of women wanting to help immigrants fleeing Europe. It was originally located in a room on the second floor of 37 Church Street and was named for the room's large window. One of these women was Elsa Brändström Ulich, a Swedish-immigrant nurse and philanthropist. In 1939, four women opened the Window Shop at 37 Church Street with a combined sum of 65 dollars to aid immigrants fleeing German-occ...

Jones, Bessie Zaban (person)

Bessie Zaban was born in 1898 in Atlanta, Ga., the daughter of Austrian immigrants. She married Howard Mumford Jones; they had eight children. During World War II she worked with the Window Shop, an organization that assisted Jewish refugees from Europe; later she worked for Harvard University Press and wrote three books. She died in 1997. From the description of Papers, 1984-1997 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122561831 ...

Barnes, Phoebe. (person)