Marion E. Kenworthy papers [electronic resource], 1938-1952 1939-1940.

Kenworthy, Marion E. (Marion Edwena), 1891-1980 [Browse]


Jewish life in America c1654-1954. [More in this series]
1938-1952 1939-1940.
Summary note
Contains correspondence, newsletters and minutes of meetings of the Non-Sectarian Committee for German Refugee Children, which was established in 1938 to lobby the U.S. government to allow immigration for refugee children. Also contains correspondence, pamphlets, newspaper articles and editorials and congressional testimony relating to the 1939 Wagner-Rogers Bill authorizing the admittance of German refugee children to the U.S; and correspondence pertaining to this legislation from the Jewish Children's Bureau of Chicago (1939). Among the more important correspondents are Stephen S. Wise, Robert F. Wagner, Justine Wise Polier, Eugene Meyer and Dorothy Canfield Fisher.
  • Mss., typescripts.
  • Title from Personal Collections A-K page; resource viewed on 5 Sept. 2011.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.. Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital. [Chicago, Ill.] : Adam Matthew Education [North American distributor], c2011. (Jewish life in America c1654-1954 : sources from the American Jewish Historical Society, New York)
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American Jewish Historical Society
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