Guide to the Jewish Public Relations Council (Pittsburgh, Pa.) Records, 1944
 
I-176

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Electronic finding aid was encoded in EAD 2002 by Rachel Miller in 2012. Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Jewish Public Relations (Pittsburgh, Pa.) Council
Title: Jewish Public Relations Council (Pittsburgh, Pa.) Records
Dates:1944
Abstract: The collection is comprised of one folder of telegrams, correspondence and a resolution, which were disseminated by the Jewish Public Relations Council in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in response to the “Free Ports” plan in May-June 1944.
Languages: The collection is in English.
Quantity: 1 folder
Identification: I-176
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society
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Historical Note

In 1944, the Jewish Public Relations Council of Pittsburgh, later known as the Jewish Community Relations Council of Pittsburgh, locally represented the American Jewish Committee, American Jewish Congress, B’nai B’rith, and Jewish Labor Committee. Lillian Friedberg was Executive Director of the Council from 1943 to 1965.

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Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one folder of telegrams to President Franklin D. Roosevelt citing American Association of University Women Pittsburgh branch and other Pittsburgh-based support for the “Free Ports” plan for European refugees; correspondence from Lillian A. Friedberg, Executive Director of the Jewish Public Relations Council in Pittsburgh, to Isaiah Minkoff; and a “Resolution on Nazi Brutality” prepared by the Jewish Public Relations Council for the May 27-28, 1944 All-Slav Convention in Pittsburgh. All material dates between May and June of 1944.

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Arrangement

This collection has been arranged as one 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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Related Material

Jewish Community Relations Council of Pittsburgh, Pa. Records; AIS.1965.11; ULS Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh Library System; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:
Identification of item, date (if known); Jewish Public Relations Council (Pittsburgh, Pa.) Records; I-176; box number; folder number; American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY, and Boston, MA.

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Acquisition Information

It is not known who donated this collection to AJHS.

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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.

 

Jewish Public Relations Council (Pittsburgh, Pa.) Records, 1944

1 folder in Consolidated Box #3.
BoxFolderTitleDate
Consolidated Box #3 1 Correspondence and Resolution 1944
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