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Beatrice Feingold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-621

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains records of the New England Region of the National Council for Jewish Women (NCJW), including annual reports, event programs, research studies, agendas, speeches, by-laws, bulletins, news clippings, a limited number of photographs, and correspondence to and from Beatrice Feingold, various field representatives, and other staff and members of the NCJW. There are also folders containing newsletters, speeches and programs from local chapters in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Maine. The New England Region was involved in fundraising and volunteering, specifically around children's causes and Israel.

Please note: The folder for Charles River pertains to Newton, Massachusetts.

Dates

  • undated, 1932-1986

Creator

Language of Materials

The collection is in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for researcher use. Please contact us to request access or to make an appointment to view this collection at jhcreference@nehgs.org.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of this collection. For more information contact jhcreference@nehgs.org.

Biographical Note

Beatrice Miller Feingold was a past President of both the Worcester Section and New England Region of the National Council of Jewish Women. In addition, she was the first female Vice President of the Worcester Jewish Federation, Vice President of the Worcester Chapter of Brandeis University's National Women's Committee, and a board member of the Jewish Community Council and Jewish Family Services of Worcester. Feingold was also one of the founders of the Worcester Area Community Service, the predecessor of the U.S. Job Corps. In 1962, she was invited to the White House to discuss the impact of volunteerism and was a lifelong volunteer for a number of organizations, including the Jewish Healthcare Center, the Jewish Community Center, and Head Start.

Feingold was married to Saul Feingold (d. 1987.) They had two children, Alan and Nancy. She died at the age of 95 in 2010.

Extent

1 linear foot (2 manuscript boxes)

Abstract

Beatrice Miller Feingold was a past President of both the Worcester Section and New England Region of the National Council of Jewish Women. In addition, she was the first female Vice President of the Worcester Jewish Federation, Vice President of the Worcester Chapter of Brandeis University’s National Women’s Committee, and a board member of the Jewish Community Council and Jewish Family Services of Worcester. Feingold was also one of the founders of the Worcester Area Community Service, the predecessor of the U.S. Job Corps. This collection contains records of the New England Region of the National Council for Jewish Women (NCJW), including annual reports, event programs, research studies, agendas, speeches, by-laws, bulletins, news clips, a limited number of photographs, and correspondence. There are also folders containing newsletters, speeches and programs from local chapters in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Maine.

Physical Location

Located in Boston, Mass.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Beatrice Feingold, 1990.

Processing Information

Reprocessed by Stephanie Call, 2010
Title
Guide to the Beatrice Feingold Papers, P-621
Author
Reprocessed by Stephanie Call
Date
2011

Repository Details

Part of the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center at New England Historic Genealogical Society Repository

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