Annual conventions, 1914-1971.

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Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. Annual conventions, 1914-1971.

Annual conventions, 1914-1971.

Correspondence, minutes, resolutions, speeches, reports, clippings, and press releases concerning Hadassah annual summer meetings, 1914-1971, and annual mid-winter conferences, 1944-1971. Includes material on such subjects as the change of the name of the organization from Daughters of Zion to Hadassah, medical and social work in Israel, including the Hadassah Medical Organization, relations with the Zionist Organization of America and other Zionist groups, Youth Aliyah, Hadassah's reaction to events such as the partition of Palestine, the rise of Nazism, and the proclamation of statehood for Israel, and organizational matters concerning Hadassah. Includes speeches or other material by Alice Seligsberg, Louis Lipsky, Irma Lindheim, Haim Yassky, Henrietta Szold, David de Sola Pool, Robert Szold, Reinhold Niebuhr, Nahum Goldmann, Fiorello La Guardia, Abba Eban, Moshe Sharett, Hubert Humphrey, Helen Keller, Golda Meir, Jacob Javits, David Ben-Gurion, Harry Truman, and others.

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