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New Haven Jewish Community Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-328

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains newsletters and promitional mateirals from the New Haven Jewish Community Center.

Dates

  • undated, 1930-1968

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

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.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Historical Note

The Jewish Center of New Haven was first founded as a branch of the Young Men's Hebrew Association in 1913. It would later join with the Young Women's Hebrew Association and would remain the Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association until 1938, when it merged with the Hebrew Institute to form the Jewish Center of New Haven. The Center provided vocational guidance, exercise programs, a day camp, and educational activities for the Jewish community of New Haven.

Chronology

1913
Young Men's Hebrew Association branch opens in New Haven.
1930
Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association merges with the Hebrew Institute and becomes the Jewish Center of New Haven.
1945
The Jewish Center campaigns to raise funds for new building
1954
New Jewish Community Center dedicated on Chapel Street
1963
New Haven Jewish Community Center sponsors regional contest for Best One-Act Play

Extent

1.25 linear feet (2 document boxes, 1 manuscript box, 1 OS folder)

Overview

The Jewish Center of New Haven was first founded as a branch of the Young Men's Hebrew Association in 1913. It would later join with the Young Women's Hebrew Association and would remain the Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association until 1938, when it merged with the Hebrew Institute to form the Jewish Center of New Haven. The Center provided vocational guidance, exercise programs, a day camp, and educational activities for the Jewish community of New Haven.

Physical Location

Located in Boston, Mass.

Acquisition Information

Acquisition informaiton is unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Margaret Whiteside, 2010
Title
Guide to the New Haven Jewish Community Center, I-328
Author
Processed by Margaret Whiteside
Date
2010
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

Contact:
99-101 Newbury Street
Boston MA 02116 United States
617-226-1245