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Antisemitism -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham and Frieda Wolper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-531
Abstract The Wolpers were a Jewish family from Chelsea, Massachusetts. In 1949, they issued a petition to the school board, raising concerns about Christmas carols and pageants in public schools. The resulting negative criticism from Jews and non-Jews, as well as the anti-Semitic letters sent to the Wolpers, eventually caused them to remove the petition. The collection includes the letters sent to the Wolpers, as well as newspaper clippings and correspondence with the school board.
Dates: 1949

Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-123 and I-123A
Abstract This collection includes material preceding and relating to the founding of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston (JCRC), including early papers of the local American Jewish Committee and the Central Advisory Committee (a predecessor agency),the constitution and by-laws of the JCRC, material relating to organizational membership in and representation in the organizations, correspondence of the officers and staff, minutes of meetings and proceedings of its Administrative...
Dates: undated, 1933-2008