Guide to the Jewish Child Care Association of New York Records, undated, 1916, 1937-1994, 2003-2007

I-235

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Descriptive Summary

Creator:Jewish Child Care Association of New York
Title:Jewish Child Care Association of New York Records
Dates:undated, 1916, 1937-1994, 2003-2007
Abstract:Contains files relating to the history, mergers and functions of the Association, By-Laws (1960), Committees' records, President's reports (1949-1952), Executive Director's reports (1949-1952), Treasurer's reports (1945, 1948-1949), annual reports (1972, 1984-1990), and papers re various activities, including Childville, Edenwald, Foster Home Department (including material from the European Jewish Children's Aid Project), Friendly Home for Girls, Girls' Club Group Residence, Pleasantville, Psychiatric Clinic, Social Services Department, Sylvan Stix Workshop, and Vocational Services. Includes also statistical reports (1946-1970), and Studies on the Association (1949-1972), the Manual of Policies and Procedures (1972), and files on child care conferences, property sales, annual dinners, awards and ceremonies, the 75th anniversary celebration, the 150th anniversary celebration, Herman W. Block, the Child Care Alumni Council (1954-1964), the League to Aid Hebrew Infants (1948-1953), studies and papers by Association staff, memos, publications ("P.C.S. World," "Bulletin," "Our Children," "JCCA journal"), promotional material, photographs, and voluminous scrapbooks.
Languages: The collection is in English.
Quantity:13 manuscript boxes, 5 OS1 boxes
Quantity:15.0 linear feet
Identification:I-235
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society
Location: Located in AJHS New York, NY
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Historical Note

The Jewish Child Care Association of New York (JCCA) traces its history back to the formation of the Hebrew Benevolent Society in 1822. The Hebrew Benevolent Society established the Hebrew Orphan Asylum in 1860 as New York City’s first Jewish orphanage. The Hebrew Sheltering Guardian Society was founded in 1879, the Fellowship House was founded in 1913, and the Jewish Children’s Clearing Bureau was founded in 1922. In 1940, these four organizations merged to become the New York Association for Jewish Children. The the New York Association for Jewish Children and the Home for Hebrew Infants in the Bronx consolidated in 1942 as the Jewish Child Care Association of New York. The Ladies Sewing Society of the Hebrew Orphan Society joined the Jewish Child Care Association in 1946, the Wayside Nursery merged in 1948, and the Jewish Youth Services of Brooklyn, which comprised the Brooklyn Hebrew Orphan Asylum and the Girls Club Association of Brooklyn, merged in 1960. Various other child welfare organizations have continued to join in the years since.

The JCCA provides foster and residential care, adoption services, educational assistance and tutoring, after-school programs, medical and mental health care, child welfare services, and child abuse and maltreatment prevention services to thousands of children, young adults and families in need each year. There are also programs to provide Jewish continuity to new immigrants and to Jewish children and families. Many of the programs have been open to children of all nationalities and religions since the late 1960s.

For more information, see www.jccany.org.

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Scope and Content Note

Contains files relating to the history, mergers and functions of the Association, By-Laws (1960), Committees' records, President's reports (1949-1952), Executive Director's reports (1949-1952), Treasurer's reports (1945, 1948-1949), annual reports (1972, 1984-1990), and papers re various activities, including Childville, Edenwald, Foster Home Department (including material from the European Jewish Children's Aid Project), Friendly Home for Girls, Girls' Club Group Residence, Pleasantville, Psychiatric Clinic, Social Services Department, Sylvan Stix Workshop, and Vocational Services. Includes also statistical reports (1946-1970), and Studies on the Association (1949-1972), the Manual of Policies and Procedures (1972), and files on child care conferences, property sales, annual dinners, awards and ceremonies, the 75th anniversary celebration, the 150th anniversary celebration, Herman W. Block, the Child Care Alumni Council (1954-1964), the League to Aid Hebrew Infants (1948-1953), studies and papers by Association staff, memos, publications ("P.C.S. World," "Bulletin," "Our Children," "JCCA journal"), promotional material, photographs, and voluminous scrapbooks.

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers by permission of the Director of Collections and Engagement 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

The American Jewish Historical Society Archives hold the following related collections:

Brooklyn Hebrew Orphan Asylum Records, I-230
Hebrew Benevolent Society Records, I-258
Hebrew Infant Asylum Records, I-166
Hebrew Orphan Asylum of the City of New York, I-42
Home for Hebrew Infants Records, I-232
Hyman Bogen Collection of Hebrew Orphan Asylum and Seligman Solomon Society Memorabilia, P-767
The Industrial Removal Office Records, I-91
Hebrew Sheltering Guardian Society of New York Records, I-43
Jewish Children's Clearing Bureau, I-81
New York Association for Jewish Children Records, I-236

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:
Identification of item, date (if known); Jewish Child Care Association of New York Records; I-235; box number; folder number; American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY.

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Access Points

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Container List

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.

 

Jewish Child Care Association of New York Records, undated, 1916, 1937-1994, 2003-2007

BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
11Minutes and Papers re: Functions1956-1972request_box
12Report of Study Commission re: Merger of Child Care Agenciesundatedrequest_box
13Merger Agreement between JCCA and Ladies Sewing Circle of HOA1946request_box
14By-Laws following Merger of JCCA and Jewish Youth Services of Brooklyn1960request_box
15Executive Committee1956request_box
16Admissions Committee1957request_box
17Jewish Education Committee1948request_box
18Records Committee1946-1947request_box
19Memorial Tribute Committee1955request_box
110Officers1946-1950request_box
111Joint Committee with Jewish Youth Services of Brooklyn and Jewish Family Services1956request_box
112President's Report1949-1952request_box
113Treasurer's Report1945, 1948-1949request_box
114Annual Report1972request_box
115Central Program Services Division—Report1952request_box
116Child Guidance Department Report1948-1952request_box
117Correspondence1945request_box
118Correspondence1945request_box
119Correspondence1945request_box
120Programs1973request_box
121Executive Director's Report1948-1952request_box
BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
21Childville—History and Operationsc.1960request_box
22Childville—Child Welfare League of America Evaluation1952request_box
23Childville—Merger with JCCA1969-1970request_box
24Childville—Background Material1977request_box
25Childville—Manual1977request_box
BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
31Childville —Evaluation1981request_box
32Childville —Annual Luncheon1969request_box
33Edenwald—Meeting of JCCA re: Edenwald1952request_box
34Edenwald—Use for Summer Day Camp1949request_box
35Edenwald—Orientation Course1946request_box
36Edenwald—Reports and Studies1956-1965request_box
37Edenwald—Report and Studiesundated, 1947-1951request_box
38Edenwald—Annual Reports1948-1951request_box
39Edenwald—Manualundatedrequest_box
310Edenwald—Publication—"Troubled Children"1973request_box
311Edenwald—Publication—"Edenwald Bulletin"1969request_box
312Edenwald—Promotional Material1949, 1958request_box
BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
41Foster Home Department—Annual Reports1945, 1948-1952, 1957request_box
42Foster Home Department—Staff Seminars1941-1942request_box
43Foster Home Department—Manuals1944-1946request_box
44Foster Home Department—Manuals1945request_box
45Foster Home Department—Shelter Home Program1942-1947request_box
46Foster Home Department—European Jewish Children's Aid Project1945-1947request_box
47Foster Home Department—Baby Project of the Foster Home Bureau1946-1947, 1963request_box
48Foster Home Department—Reports and Studies1941-1949request_box
49Foster Home Department—Foster Parents Manuals1950, 1956request_box
410Foster Home Department—Foster Parents Reception1946-1960request_box
411Foster Home Department—Reports and Studies1952-1965request_box
BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
51Foster Home Department—Manuals1946, 1950request_box
52Foster Home Department—Manuals1970srequest_box
53Foster Home Department—Manuals1970srequest_box
54Foster Home Department—Promotional Material1946-1961request_box
55Foster Home Department—Publication—"Homefinder"1944-1957request_box
56Foster Home Department—Publication—"Newsletter"1956request_box
57Foster Home Department—Publication—"Homefinder"1945-1956request_box
58Foster Home Department—Publication—"Foster Home Reporter"1970request_box
BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
61Pleasantville—Reports and Studies1959-1965request_box
62Friendly Home for Girls—Historical Outlines1953request_box
63Girl's Club1961request_box
64Group Residence Division—Report1952request_box
65Intake Department—Reports1946-1951request_box
66Joint Planning Service in Cooperation with the Jewish Board of Guardiansc.1968request_box
67Medical Department1945request_box
68Personnel Department Reports1949, 1952request_box
69Pleasantville—Joint Meetings with Special Services Department1951request_box
610Pleasantville—Annual Reports1948-1952request_box
611Pleasantville—Reports and Studies1942-1955request_box
612Pleasantville—Student Publications—Yearbooks1948-1949, 1958, 1961request_box
613Pleasantville—Student Activities1951-1965request_box
614Pleasantville—Manuals1949-1950srequest_box
BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
71Pleasantville—Student Publications—"P.C.S. Bugler"1960request_box
72Pleasantville—Student Publications—"P.C.S. World""1961-1963request_box
73Pleasantville—International Counselor Exchange Program1963request_box
74Pleasantville—Guardian Mothers1949-1963request_box
75Pleasantville—Junior League1959request_box
76Pleasantville—Promotional material1958request_box
77Psychiatric Clinic—Historical Sketch1971request_box
78Scholarship Program1965request_box
79Social Services Department—Reports1950request_box
710Social Services Department1951-1954request_box
711Sylvan Stix Workshop1949request_box
712Tri-Agency Project1957request_box
713Vocational Services—Manual1954request_box
714Youth Residence Center—Dedication1968request_box
715Youth Services Department—Reports1945-1949request_box
716Pleasantville—Student Publications—"Masterkey"1955request_box
717Pleasantville—Student Publications—Various Titles1953-1957request_box
718Pleasantville—Westchester League1949-1962request_box
719Pleasantville—Dedication of Facilities1949-1953, 1960request_box
720Public Relations Department1948-1952request_box
BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
81Statistical Report1946-1950request_box
82Statistical Report1952request_box
83Statistical Report1953-1954request_box
84Statistical Report1953-1954request_box
85Statistical Report1955request_box
86Statistical Report1956request_box
87Statistical Report1960-1961request_box
88Statistical Report1965request_box
89Statistical Report1970request_box
810Statistical Reports—Cumulative and Comparative1941-1964request_box
BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
91Reports and Studies1948-1949request_box
92Reports and Studies1951request_box
93Reports and Studies1952-1953request_box
94Reports and Studies1955-1957request_box
95Reports and Studies1962-1965request_box
BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
101Reports and Studies1972request_box
102Reports and Studies1972request_box
103Manual of Policies and Procedures1972request_box
104Conference on Child Care1947request_box
105Conference on Child Care1947request_box
106Conference on Child Care1954request_box
107Sale of 77th Street Property1945-1946request_box
108Sale of Home for Hebrew Infants Property1946-1947request_box
109Dedication of New Headquarters Building1960request_box
BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
111Annual Dinner (includes Ruth Gruber Script)1962request_box
11275th Anniversary—Hebrew Sheltering Guardian Society / JCCA1954request_box
113150th Anniversary—JCCA1972request_box
114Herman W. Block—Biographical Material, Writing and Testimonials1937-1970request_box
115News Releases1955-1971request_box
116Rosh Hashanah and Pesach Greetings1946-1950request_box
117Studies and Papers by JCCA Staff1943-1964request_box
118Studies and Papers by JCCA Staff1943-1964request_box
119Studies and Papers by JCCA Staff1943-1964, 1973request_box
BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
121Promotional Material1949-1972request_box
122Promotional Material1916, 1947-1973, 1993-1994, 2006request_box
123Publications—"Bulletin"1947-1957request_box
124Publications—"Bulletin"1947-1957request_box
125Publications—"Bulletin"1947-1957request_box
126Publications—"Our Children"1958-1964request_box
BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
131Publications—"Our Children"1958-1964request_box
132Publications—JCAA Journal 1980-1990request_box
133Publications—JCAA Journal 1980-1990request_box
134Publications—JCAA Journal 1992-1994, 2003-2004request_box
135Publications—"Eye on Alumni"2003request_box
136Publications—"Growing Up" 2007request_box
137"Manual for Cottage Parents"1949request_box
138"Who does What in a Children's Institution?"1953request_box
139Child Care Alumni Council1954-1964request_box
1310League to Aid Hebrew Infants—Contributions to JCCA1948-1953request_box
1311Photographsundatedrequest_box
BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
14 (OS1)1Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1946-1948request_box
14 (OS1)2Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1946-1948request_box
14 (OS1)3Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1950srequest_box
14 (OS1)4Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1948-1951request_box
14 (OS1)5Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1948-1951request_box
14 (OS1)6Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1955-1957request_box
14 (OS1)7Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1955-1957request_box
BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
15 (OS1)1Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1958-1960request_box
15 (OS1)2Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1958request_box
15 (OS1)3Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1958request_box
15 (OS1)4Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1959request_box
15 (OS1)5Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1959request_box
15 (OS1)6Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1960request_box
15 (OS1)7Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1960request_box
BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
16 (OS1)1Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1961request_box
16 (OS1)2Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1961request_box
16 (OS1)3Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1961request_box
16 (OS1)4Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1963request_box
16 (OS1)5Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1963request_box
16 (OS1)6Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1964request_box
16 (OS1)7Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1964request_box
BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
17 (OS1)1Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1965request_box
17 (OS1)2Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1965request_box
17 (OS1)3Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1965-1966request_box
17 (OS1)4Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1965-1966request_box
17 (OS1)5Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1967request_box
17 (OS1)6Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1967request_box
BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
18 (OS1)1Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1968-1969request_box
18 (OS1)2Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1968-1969request_box
18 (OS1)3Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1970-1971request_box
18 (OS1)4Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1972request_box
18 (OS1)5Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1973request_box
18 (OS1)6Scrapbooks of Newsclippings1973request_box
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