Clara Shavelson to A. Kahan Requesting Help with Bulletin Celebration, January 1941 (correspondence)
- Clara Shavelson to A. Kahan Requesting Help with Bulletin Celebration, January 1941 (correspondence)
- International Workers’ Order (IWO) and Jewish People's Fraternal Order (JPFO)
- Culture Front
- Shavelson (Lemlich), Clara, 1886-1982
- Creator (Yiddish):
- שייוועלסאָן, קלארא
- Bronx, New York, New York, United States
New York, New York, United States
- 270 East 176th Street, Bronx, New York
- Address (Creator):
- 80 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York
- Kahan, A.
- International Workers Order, Jewish Women's Section of the New York City Committee
- Work Type:
- manuscripts (document genre)
- Culture Front- Publishing
Women [Women's clubs, organizing]
Organizational History of IWO/JPFO
- Translated Summary: Letter following up request for help preparing and serving food for the celebration of the Bulletin. Requests she call office to confirm whether she can help.
- Documents organizational antecedents to the Emma Lazarus Division, founded in 1944 by the Women's Division of the Jewish People's Fraternal Order of the International Workers Order (IWO). The Division eventually became the Emma Lazarus Federation of Jewish Women's Clubs (ELF)
- The Jewish People’s Fraternal Order was the largest ‘national’ section of the International Workers Order (IWO) which focused on cultural awareness and celebration, mutual support especially in health insurance coverage, and anti-fascist activities. The IWO also gave particular emphasis to supporting the rights and interests of African Americans. Documents include language and representations which comprise the historical record and should not be interpreted to mean that Cornell University or its staff endorse or approve of negative representations or stereotypes presented.
- Cite As:
- International Workers Order (IWO) Records #5276. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.
- Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Martin P. Catherwood Library, Cornell University
- Archival Collection:
- International Workers Order (IWO) Records, 1915-2002 (KCL05276)
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