Papers, 1898-1958.


Papers, 1898-1958.

Correspondence, minutes, reports, notes, printed matter, and miscellaneous items concerning Weil's education and youth, his World War I work and politics, and his many community activities and interests. Included is material relating to the Boy Scouts of America, the Jewish Committee on Scouting, the Jewish Education Committee, the National Jewish Welfare Board, the President's Committee on Religion and Welfare in the Armed Forces, the United Service Organizations, and the Young Men's Hebrew Association.

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