American Jewish Committee: AJC Community Services and Membership Department (CSD)
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This department is responsible for implementing AJC policies and programs in local communities, chapters and field offices. The departmental files are arranged by local office. YIVO has files from the following offices: Atlanta, 1953-1968; Boston, 1947-1968; Chicago and Milwaukee, 1944-1971; Cleveland, 1950-1970; Newark, 1947-1964; San Francisco, 1946-1966; White Plains (for Westchester, Upstate New York), 1955-1968.
The files consist of administrative correspondence, activity reports, correspondence with national AJC, with national and local organizations and individuals. The papers pertain to subjects of local and national interest such as antisemitic incidents and personalities, segregation/desegregation, Catholic-Jewish relations, civil rights, communism, ecumenical activities, religion and education, social discrimination, urban renewal, women and the AJC, executive suite, extremism, housing, race relations, school prayers, Jewish attitudes (surveys of).