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.

Click the box in the request column to open the form that allows you to request a box for onsite viewing in the reading room at the Center for Jewish History, New York, NY.

 

Educational Alliance collection, undated, 1895-1993

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

See Scope and Content Note.

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