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Ray Shapiro Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: B286

Mrs. Aaron (Ray) Shapiro was born and raised in New York City and became involved in the fund raising activity for the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society as a member of the New York Ladies' Auxiliary. The collection consists of an 1899 photograph of Ray Shapiro and a photograph of a plaque for a building on the JCRS campus erected with funds collected by the New York Ladies' Auxiliary.

Dates

  • 1899-1910

Creator

Language of Materials

The captions on the photographs are in English.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (flat box (13 x 10 x 3 inches))

Scope and Contents

The photographs include a portrait of Ray Shapiro, 1899, and a photograph of a plaque for a building on the JCRS campus with Mrs. Aaron Shapiro listed as a directress.

Biographical / Historical

Mrs. Aaron (Ray) Shapiro was born and raised in New York City. She became involved in the New York Ladies' Auxiliary which raised money for the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. JCRS Ladies' Auxiliaries were in many cities across the United States. The New York Ladies' Auxiliary raised money for a number of the buildings on the JCRS campus, including the New York Building.

Arrangement

The photographs are arranged in two series:; 1. Ray Shapiro, 1899.; 2. JCRS Plaque, circa 1910.;

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Myra Ravel Gasser, February 28, 2008.

Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

Related Materials

Materials on the New York Ladies' Auxiliary are in the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society Records, B002.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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