Industrial Removal Office
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Contains Colorado correspondence between the Industrial Removal Office and Central Jewish Aid Society in Denver about job offers for Jewish refugees.
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.
Overview Contains correspondence between the Industrial Removal Office in New York and the B'nai B'rith Removal Committee in Denver. Milton M. Schayer was chairman of the committee from 1907 to 1914 when the IRO Committee was disbanded.
Overview Contains correspondence between the Industrial Removal Office in New York and National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives, the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, and the Colorado IRO Bureau of the Denver B'nai B'rith.