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Immigrants -- Massachusetts -- Boston Region -- Social conditions -- 20th century.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Alpert Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-544
Abstract Born in Kovno, Lithuania, Abraham Alpert immigrated to the United States, and in 1886 settled in Boston, Massachusetts. He learned English while attending night school and would later become an internationally known writer. Outside of his writing, he also rose to become a prominent Jewish figure and leader, not just in Boston but nationally, as well. One newspaper wrote that there was not a synagogue on the Atlantic Coast that had not heard Alpert talk. He helped organize the Boston branch of...
Dates: undated, 1900-1947

Lynn Hebrew Young Men’s Aid Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-73
Abstract The Lynn Hebrew Young Men’s Aid Association was founded in 1903 by a group of Lynn men who wanted to assist new Jewish immigrants. In the 1940s, Lynn was no longer a community of immigrants, and the focus of the organization began to change. Now members utilized the club for various medical and insurance benefits, as well as for socializing. By January 1970 the Jewish community in Lynn had dwindled and the organization voted to dissolve the organization. This collection includes financial and...
Dates: undated, 1936-1971