Guide to the Papers of Beatrice Feingold (d. 2010), undated, 1932-1986
 
*P-621

Reprocessed by Stephanie Call

American Jewish Historical Society, New England Archives

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Machine-readable finding aid created by Stephanie Call as MS Word document, April 13, 2010. Finding aid was encoded by Marvin Rusinek on April 15, 2011. Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Feingold, Beatrice
Title: Beatrice Feingold (d. 2010), papers
Dates:undated, 1932-1986
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.
Languages: The collection is in English.
Quantity: 1 linear foot (2 manuscript boxes)
Identification: P-621
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society
Location: Located at AJHS, Boston, MA.
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Biographical Note

Beatrice Feingold (d. 2010)

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.

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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.

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Arrangement

The collection is arranged into a single 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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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:
Identification of item, date (if known); Beatrice Feingold (d. 2010), papers; P-621; box number; folder number; American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY, and Boston, MA.

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Acquisition Information

Gift of Beatrice Feingold, 1990.

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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.

 

Papers of Beatrice Feingold, undated, 1932-1986

English.
Boxes 1-2.
Arrangement:

Folders are arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Content:

See Collection Scope and Content Note.

BoxFolderTitleDate
1 1 Boston, Massachusetts 1932-1964
1 2 By-Laws 1958
1 3 Charles River, Massachusetts undated, 1967
1 4-5 Correspondence 1956-1967
1 6 Greater Danbury, Connecticut 1964-1967
1 7 Hartford, Connecticut 1964-1967
1 8 Lake Cochituate, Massachusetts 1954-1967
1 9 New Bedford, Massachusetts 1965
1 10 New Haven, Connecticut 1965-1967
1 11 Newspaper Clippings 1964-1965
1 12 Northeastern District Convention 1968
1 13 Norwalk, Connecticut 1966
1 14 Photographs undated, 1960, 1966
1 15 Portland, Maine 1967
1 16 Programs 1956-1986
BoxFolderTitleDate
2 1 Providence, Rhode Island 1954-1967
2 2 Report of Service Visit 1964-1967
2 3-4 Regional Conferences 1954-1966
2 5 Springfield, Massachusetts 1966
2 6 Stamford, Connecticut 1954-1968
2 7 Waterbury, Connecticut 1966-1968
2 8 Westport, Connecticut 1965-1966
2 9 Worcester, Massachusetts 1965-1966
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