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Beth Joseph Center (Est. 1924 As Beth Yehudah Center, Became Beth Joseph 1932, Dissolved 1989)

Type / Call #COMMUNITY / I-262CORRESPONDENCE, MINUTES OF MEETINGS, BULLETIN, MATERIALS ABOUT SYNAGOGUE ACTIVITIES AND AFFILIATED SISTERHOOD, MARRIAGE RECORDS (1945-49), AND A FAREWELL NEWSLETTER CONTAINING A HISTORICAL RESUME OF THE SYNAGOGUE. OF SPECIAL INTEREST IS THE CORRESPONDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT IN SUPPORT OF THE WOMEN'S PRISON PROJECT REQUESTING CLEMENCY FOR MADELINE PINEDA, A JEWISH WOMAN SENTENCED TO 25 YEARS IN PRISON FOR POSSESSION OF COCAINE.
Years1944-1989
LocalityNY, ROCHESTER
Size2 boxes

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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