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Jewish Foundation for Education of Women records,

Title
Jewish Foundation for Education of Women records, 1880-1988.
Author
Jewish Foundation for Education of Women.
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid

Details

Additional Authors
  • Educational Foundation for Jewish Girls.
  • Engel, Irving M.
  • Hebrew Technical School for Girls.
  • Jewish Foundation for Education of Girls.
  • Louis Down Town Sabbath School.
  • Louis, Minnie D.
  • Meyer, Louise Rosen.
  • Steinhardt, Maxwell, 1890-1977.
  • Tanenbaum, Jerome.
Description
8.8 linear feet (21 boxes)
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, minutes of the board of directors, annual reports, case records, registers of scholarship recipients, and financial statements.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Photographic prints.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
  • Researchers consulting case files and registers of scholarship recipients are required to sign a waiver form. Fragile records are under permanent restriction.
Source (note)
  • Jewish Foundation for Education of Women
Biography (note)
  • The Jewish Foundation for Education of Women was founded in New York City in 1880 as the Louis Down Town Sabbath School for the purpose of helping underprivileged children of Jewish immigrants on the Lower East Side. From 1895 to 1932 it was known as the Hebrew Technical School for Girls and offered courses in commercial and industrial arts to young women. In 1932 its board of directors closed the school and developed in its place a program of direct scholarship assistance to women. As the Jewish Foundation for Education of Women the foundation continues to offer, since 1964 on a non-sectarian basis, scholarship assistance to disadvantaged women seeking to better themselves through higher education.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository.
Processing Action (note)
  • 91M41
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
MssCol 1563
Author
Jewish Foundation for Education of Women.
Title
Jewish Foundation for Education of Women records, 1880-1988.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Access
Researchers consulting case files and registers of scholarship recipients are required to sign a waiver form. Fragile records are under permanent restriction.
Biography
The Jewish Foundation for Education of Women was founded in New York City in 1880 as the Louis Down Town Sabbath School for the purpose of helping underprivileged children of Jewish immigrants on the Lower East Side. From 1895 to 1932 it was known as the Hebrew Technical School for Girls and offered courses in commercial and industrial arts to young women. In 1932 its board of directors closed the school and developed in its place a program of direct scholarship assistance to women. As the Jewish Foundation for Education of Women the foundation continues to offer, since 1964 on a non-sectarian basis, scholarship assistance to disadvantaged women seeking to better themselves through higher education.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository.
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Finding Aid
Added Author
Engel, Irving M.
Louis, Minnie D.
Meyer, Louise Rosen.
Steinhardt, Maxwell, 1890-1977.
Tanenbaum, Jerome.
Educational Foundation for Jewish Girls.
Hebrew Technical School for Girls.
Louis Down Town Sabbath School.
Jewish Foundation for Education of Girls.
Research Call Number
MssCol 1563
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