Records, 1946-2006.


Records, 1946-2006.

Constitutions, correspondence, financial reports, membership lists, minutes of membership meetings and monthly board meetings, policy statements, and other papers. Organizational booklets include Manual for sisterhoods (1954) by Ruth Jacobson, with supplement, 1959, including annotations, and a local manual, written by Helen Kohn Hennig, Procedure and Administration for the Tree of Life Sisterhood (1957). Historical items include: souvenir program, 1946, Golden Anniversary Celegration; Jewish Pioneers in S.C. [undated; folder 6]; Portraits of the Past (1985); Reminisencies of Helen Kohn Hennig, written by her son, Julian Hennig, Jr., Aug. 1985 [folder 23]; and That Wonderful Year - 50 Years of Sisterhood (1976); and undated essay re the group's antecedents as the Laidies' Aid Society, founded in 1905, which in 1914 joined the National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods [legal size folder].

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Jacobson, Ruth, 1907- (person)

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Founded in 1896, Tree of Life Congregation is a Reform congregation affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism. From the description of Records, 1946-2006. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 73726562 ...