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Browsing The Miriam Collections by Subject "Immigrants"

Browsing The Miriam Collections by Subject "Immigrants"

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  • Hetfield, Mark (The Baltimore Jewish Times, 2013-08-01)
    In July 2013, the Baltimore Jewish Times wrote an editorial advocating for the closure of HIAS, since it was no longer needed for its founding mission of assisting Jewish refugees. Mark Hetfield, the President and CEO of ...
  • Sampson, EJ (Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries - The Social Welfare History Project, 2012)
    An article discussing the Educational Alliance, a settlement house established by German Jews in the Lower East Side of New York City. Includes references. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Woods, Robert A., Ed.; Kennedy, Albert J., Ed. (Press of Wm. F. Fell Co., 1911)
    Book detailing settlement houses in each state of the United States. See especially pages 191-197 for descriptions of the establishment and activities of settlement houses in the Lower East Side of New York City serving ...
  • HIAS (2018)
    HAIS was dounded in 1881 as the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, for the purpose of assisting Jews to escape persecution in Russia (later the Soviet Union) and Eastern Europe. As Jews fled mounting anti-semitism in Europe, ...
  • Lederman, Sarah Henry (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-03-20)
    An article on the contributions of Jewish women to the establishment of settlement houses in the United States. Describes the role of settlement houses in educating and organizing the immigrant residents of poor urban ...
  • The Worker's Circle (The Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring,The Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring, 2017)
    Founded as a national organization in 1900,originally as the Workmen's Circle (Der Arbeiter Ring in Yiddish), its mission was to support the needs of the flood of Jewish Immigrants from Eastern Europe. The Workmen's Circle ...
  • Margoliick, David (The New York Times, 1985-11-10)
    A New York Times article about the Workmen's Circle, written to commemorate the 85th year of its founding. Contains a description of its historical roots and the ways in which it has both changed and kept faith its founding ...
  • Howe, Irving; Lbio, Kenneth; Dickstein, Morris (New York University Press, 2005)
    The World of Our Fathers, which was a 1977 National Book Award Winner, describes the experience of Eastern European Jews who immigrated to New York. Click on the first link above to see the entry for the 30th anniversary ...

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