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Jewish Community Council Of Metropolitan Boston (Established 1944)

Type / Call #COMMUNITY / I-123INCLUDES MATERIAL PRECEDING AND RELATING TO THE FOUNDING OF THE
COUNCIL, INCLUDING EARLY PAPERS OF THE LOCAL AMERICAN JEWISH
COMMITTEE AND THE CENTRAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE (A PREDECESSOR
AGENCY); THE CONSTITUTION & BY-LAWS OF THE COUNCIL; MATERIAL
RELATING TO ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBERSHIP IN THE REPRESENTATION ON
THE COUNCIL; CORRESPONDENCE OF THE OFFICERS & STAFF; MINUTES OF
COUNCIL MEETINGS AND PROCEEDINGS OF ITS ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE
AND OTHER COMMITTEES; AND FINANCES OF THE COUNCIL. INCLUDES ALSO
MATERIAL ON THE RELATION OF THE COUNCIL TO OTHER JEWISH AGENCIES
INCLUDING THE AMERICAN JEWISH COMMITTEE, THE AMERICAN JEWISH
CONGRESS, THE ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE OF BNAI BRITH, COMBINED
JEWISH PHILANTHROPIES OF GREATER BOSTON, NATIONAL COMMUNITY
RELATIONS ADVISORY COUNCIL, AND COMMUNITY COUNCILS AND LOCAL
AGENCIES IN OTHER COMMUNITIES.
CONTAINS ALSO EXTENSIVE MATERIAL ON THE ACTIVITIES OF THE
COUNCIL, INCLUDING ANTI-SEMITISM AND ANTI-SEMITIC
ORGANIZATIONS, INDIVIDUALS, WRITINGS, AND INCIDENTS;
CIVIL LIBERTIES AND POLITICAL EXTREMISTS; CIVIL RIGHTS,
BLACK-JEWISH RELATIONS, AND CHANGING NEIGHBORHOODS;
CHRISTIAN-JEWISH RELATIONS, ESPECIALLY WITH THE LOCAL
CATHOLIC AND CHURCH HIERARCHY; CHURCH-STATE PROBLEMS
RELATING TO EDUCATION, SUNDAY BLUE LAWS, DIETARY LAWS, AND ADOPTION; CRIME AND LAW ENFORCEMENT, AND OTHER MISC.
ITEMS RELATING TO THE ORGANIZATION.
CONTAINS PHOTOGRAPHS OF INDIVIDUALS CONNECTED WITH THE
ORGANIZATION.
Years1939
LocalityMA, BOSTON
Size211 boxes, 4 albums
Availability 
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All AJHS manuscript collections must be accessed in person on-site at the American Jewish Historical Society. For information on how to research the AJHS archival collections, essential information about their Reading Room and Regulations can be found at http://www.ajhs.org/reference/readingrooms.cfm.

The AJHS collections themselves are not available in any electronic form, on this website or elsewhere. The AJHS has been collecting this material for over 100 years, and preserves it in its archives in the original format, be it handwritten, typewritten, or printed. For more information on the AJHS' genealogical holdings see the article "Genealogical Resources at the American Jewish Historical Society".

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