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Finding aid for the Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles records

Finding aid prepared by Sue Luftschein, 2011 June

Summary Information

Repository
USC Libraries Special Collections
Creator
Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (Calif.).
Title
Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles records
Collection no.
0474
Date [inclusive]
1962-1980
Extent
0.21 Linear feet, 1 box
Language
English
Abstract
This small collection documents some of the activities and history of the Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles. Included are minutes from meetings of the Committee on Aging during the 1960s, when the Freda Mohr Center for the elderly was opened; a notebook describing the history, activities, programs, and administrative functions of the agency; and a dissertation from USC's School of Social Work that examines the history of the agency.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles records, Collection no. 0474, California Social Welfare Archives, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

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Scope and Content

This small collection documents some of the activities and history of the Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles. Included are minutes from meetings of the Committee on Aging during the 1960s, when the Freda Mohr Center for the elderly was opened; a notebook describing the history, activities, programs, and administrative functions of the agency; and a dissertation from USC's School of Social Work that examines the history of the agency.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

USC Libraries Special Collections
2011 June
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

The use of archival materials for on-site research does not constitute permission from the California Social Welfare Archives to publish them. Copyright has not been assigned to the California Social Welfare Archives, and the researcher is instructed to obtain permission from the copyright holder to quote from or publish manuscripts in the CSWA's collections.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (Calif.). -- Archives

Genre(s)

  • Dissertations
  • Manuals (instructional materials)
  • Minutes
  • Printed ephemera

Geographic Name(s)

  • Los Angeles (Calif.)--History--Archival resources

Subject(s)

  • Social group work--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources
  • Social service--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

 Minutes of Committee on Aging 1962-1966 

1 1

 What is JFS? manual 1976 

Scope and Content

Compiled for board members, Federation Council, Committee members, staff, volunteers, students, consultants.

1 2

 Flyers 1970-1980 

Scope and Content

The Story of the Generation Mix; flyer celebrating JFS 125th anniversary; San Fernando Valley Service Center handout.

1 3

 Benjamin Louis Cohen, "Constancy and Change in the Jewish Family Agency of Los Angeles: 1854-1970," USC School of Social Work dissertation 1972 June 

1 4

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