Guide to the Records of Young Women’s Hebrew Association (Everett, MA), undated, 1919-1926
 
*I-514

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Machine-readable finding aid created by Stephanie Call as MS Word document, June 2011. Finding aid was encoded by Marvin Rusinek on June 29, 2011. Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Young Women’s Hebrew Association (Everett, MA)
Title: Young Women’s Hebrew Association (Everett, MA), records
Dates:undated, 1919-1926
Abstract: Little history is known about the Young Women's Hebrew Association in Everett, Massachusetts. The first YWHA was organized in New York City in 1902 and soon grew nationally, with branches in several states. The YWHA of New England, which the Everett chapter was most likely a part of, was organized in 1913. It is unknown when the Everett chapter was started or dissolved. This collection contains a fragile ledger with membership names and dues paid; receipts from Filenes, Jordan Marsh, and other Boston businesses; and, membership application cards and a list of suspended members. Items in this collection belonged to Sara S. Schwartz, who was a treasurer.
Languages: The collection is in English.
Quantity: .25 linear feet (1 manuscript box)
Identification: I-514
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society
Location: Located at AJHS, Boston, MA.
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Historical Note1

The Young Women's Hebrew Association- Everett, Massachusetts

Little history is known about the Young Women's Hebrew Association in Everett, Massachusetts. The first YWHA was organized in New York City in 1902 and soon grew nationally, with branches in several states. The YWHA of New England, which the Everett chapter was most likely a part of, was organized in 1913. It is unknown when the Everett chapter was started or dissolved.

1 Information for this historical sketch is from the following resources:

Kaufman, David E.. "Young Women's Hebrew Association." Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia. 20 March 2009.

Jewish Women's Archive. June 24, 2011 (http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/article/young-womens-hebrew-association).

Materials from the collection.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a fragile ledger with membership names and dues paid, receipts from Filenes, Jordan Marsh, and other Boston businesses, and membership application cards and a list of suspended members. Items in this collection belonged to Sara S. Schwartz, who was the treasurer at the time these records were created.

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Arrangement

The collection is arranged into two series as follows:

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers by permission of the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society, except items that are restricted due to their fragility.

Use Restrictions

Information concerning the literary rights may be obtained from the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society. Users must apply in writing for permission to quote, reproduce or otherwise publish manuscript materials found in this collection. For more information contact:
American Jewish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY, 10011
email: reference@ajhs.org

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Related Material

Lynn Young Hebrew Men's Club, I-73

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:
Identification of item, date (if known); Young Women’s Hebrew Association (Everett, MA), records; I-514; box number; folder number; American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY, and Boston, MA.

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Acquisition Information

Donated by Ruth Feinsilver Wolf in 2005.

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Access Points

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Container List

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

 

Series I: Financial Records, undated, 1919-1926

English.
Box 1, Folders 1-2.
Scope and Content:

This series contains a fragile ledger book listing the names and dues paid of members of the Everett Young Women's Hebrew Association, and receipts for various purchases. Receipts are from Filenes, Jordan Marsh, Neapolitan Ice Cream in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and S.S. Kresg Company, Boston, Massachusetts.

BoxFolderTitleDate
1 1 Ledger Book-Dues Paid 1919-1925
1 2 Receipts undated, 1919-1926
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Series II: Membership, 1924-1925

English.
Box 1, Folders 3-4.
Scope and Content:

This series contains membership application cards and a list of suspended members.

BoxFolderTitleDate
1 3 Applications for Membership 1924-1925
1 4 Suspended Members List 1925
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