Immigrants -- United States
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains the business records of the Committee on Women, Population,& the Environment (CWPE), a multi-racial alliance that works on the local, regional, national, and international levels to oppose population control policies that blame overpopulation for poverty, hunger, environmental degradation and political volatility.
Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s housing, human relations and immigration programs and policies, correspondence and pamphlets concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. insurance. Housing, human relations and immigration materials include statements on inclusivity, segregation and race relations in the United States, program overviews and program reports. Insurance documents concern insurance policies and claims for employees of the YWCA of the U.S.A.
International Institute studies including, "Study of a place and future of International Institutes", "Study on the status of International Institutes", and additional local studies. Studies provide descriptions of goals and outcomes, make recommendations for the future of international institutes in the YWCA, analyze survey results, and include survey questions distributed. Local studies are arranged alphabetically by state and city.
Italian immigrants; Garment workers. Nine oral history interviews of Italian immigrants (primarily women) who worked in the U.S. garment industry from 1880 to 1950. Transcriptions and audio recordings.
President, National Council of Jewish Women; President, New York Council of Jewish Women; Civic leader. Papers include memorabilia, minutes, news clippings, reports, speech texts, and high school yearbook. Bulk of material dates from 1941-57 and consists of notes and texts of speeches given by Engel and material related to her tenure as President of the National Council of Jewish Women.
Lawyer; Labor organizer. Materials documenting Foo's activism in advocating for the rights of immigrant workers in the U.S., primarily via the Asian Law Caucus and Sweatshop Watch; plus published writings, speeches, and interviews.
Homemaker; Physician. Correspondence of Carl. W. Rosenbloom, M.D. and his fiancee (later his wife), Lena Berinstein, written while Carl pursued further medical training in Europe and Lena remained in Holyoke, Massachusetts. There are also a few photographs (reproductions).