Guide to the Educational Alliance collection, undated, 1895-1993

*I-359

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Descriptive Summary

Creator:Educational Alliance
Title:Educational Alliance collection
Dates:undated, 1895-1993
Abstract:This collection contains annual reports, membership and financial reports, an Alumni Association 50th Anniversary Journal, Art exhibit programs, guides and catalogs. The documents in this collection describe citizenship preparation guides, United States maps in English and Yiddish, declaration of Intention forms, a report by Allan David concerning the functions of the alliance and pamphlets on Project Ezra, a volunteer organization for the aged. Also included are souvenir journals for a fair to aid the Education Alliance and the Hebrew Technical Institute. This collection also includes the following publications: Alliance Reporter (1947-1948), Alliance Review (1902), and Newsletter of Education Alliance (1992-1993).
Languages:The collection is in English and Yiddish.
Quantity: 1 linear foot (2 manuscript boxes)
Identification:I-359
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society
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Historical Note

The Educational Alliance was founded as a private organization, governed by a Board of Trustees and expressly for the purpose of giving opportunity to the residents of the overcrowded neighborhoods of the Lower East Side of Manhattan. The organization is primarily an educational institution; however it also serves some of the community's social and recreational needs. The Alliance contains the following Departments: Classics in English, Hebrew, Literature and Science, Commercial, Domestic Science, Fine Arts, Physical Culture (Physical Education), as well as programs for public lectures, exhibits and clubs. For more information on the current programs of the Educational Alliance, please visit their website at: http://www.edalliance.org/

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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains annual reports, membership and financial reports, an Alumni Association 50th Anniversary Journal, Art exhibit programs, guides and catalogs. The documents in this collection describe citizenship preparation guides, United States maps in English and Yiddish, declaration of Intention forms, a report by Allan David concerning the functions of the alliance and pamphlets on Project Ezra, a volunteer organization for the aged. Also included are souvenir journals for a fair to aid the Education Alliance and the Hebrew Technical Institute. This collection also includes the following publications: Alliance Reporter (1947-1948), Alliance Review (1902), and Newsletter of Education Alliance (1992-1993).

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Arrangement

The collection is organized into a single series.

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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); Educational Alliance collection; I-359; box number; folder number; American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY, and Boston, MA.

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Note

Note

Old call#: MS-JCC.E28

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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.

 

Educational Alliance collection, undated, 1895-1993

English and Yiddish.
Boxes 1 and 2.
Scope and Content:

See Scope and Content Note.

BoxFolderTitleDate
1 1 Alumni Association, 50th Anniversary Journal May 16, 1965
1 2 Activity Programs and Course Announcements 1900-1901, 1962-1963, 1985, 1992-1993
1 3 Annual Reports 1895
1 4 Annual Reports 1896, 1899
1 5 Annual Reports 1900-1901
1 6 Annual Reports 1902-1903
1 7 Annual Reports 1907-1908, 1911
1 8 Annual Reports 1916
1 9 Annual Reports 1988-1990
1 10 Catalog: “An Overview” undated
1 10 Educational Alliance West 1984
BoxFolderTitleDate
2 1 Educational Alliance Art School, “Retrospective Art Exhibit” April 29-May 18, 1963
2 2 Diagram – Corporate Structure 1914
2 3 Citizenship Documents, “How to Become an American Citizen” undated
2 3 U.S. map- English, Yiddish (undated), Declaration of Intention 1908
2 4 “The Fair Journal” (bound) 1895
2 5 “Official Souvenir Book of the Fair,” in Aid of the Educational Alliance and Hebrew Technical Institute (hard cover) 1895
2 6 “Official Souvenir Book of the Fair,” in Aid of the Educational Alliance and Hebrew Technical Institute (soft cover) 1895
2 7 Publication: Alliances 1992-1993
2 8 Publication: Alliance Reporter 1947-1948
2 9 Publication: Alliance Review 1902
2 10 Membership and Financial Report June 30, 1910
2 11 Report “The Work of the Educational Alliance,” by Allan Davis 1910
2 12 Project Ezra, Volunteer Organization for the Aged, Lower East Side undated
2 13 Miscellaneous Material undated, 1907-1908, 1910, 1912-1913, 1928, 1943, 1961-1964, 1984, 1989, 1990, 1992
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