Industrial Removal Office
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: B171.01.0001
Overview Contains Colorado Correspondence between the Industrial Removal Office, the Colorado committee, and various groups. It also contains correspondence from two directors of the Colorado IRO committee. The correspondence is arranged into seven series: 1. Jewish Relief Society, 1903-1911. 2. Central Jewish Aid Society, 1916. 3.Jewish Social Service Bureau, 1913-1915. 4. NJH, JCRS, and B'nai B'rith, 1906-1919. 5. Milton M. Schayer, 1907-1914. 6. Lessy Levy, 1906-1907 7. John Livington Paper on IRO,...
Overview The Industrial Removal Office (IRO) was created in New York to Americanize Eastern European Jews, find jobs for the immigrants, and relocate them throughout the United States. The Jewish Relief Society and the Independent Order of B'nai B'rith (B'nai B'rith) in Denver worked to resettle the immigrants in Colorado. Lesser Levy and Milton Schayer headed the industrial removal committee of the B'nai B'rith. The collection contains copies of correspondence from the Industrial Removal Office Records...
Overview Contains correspondence between Jewish Social Service Bureau (later Jewish Social Service Federation) and the Industrial Removal Office.