United Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Photographs

What's online?

The United Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Photographs online collection contains images from 1921 through 1988. The images depict activities of the UJF (now the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh) during those years; the settlement of immigrants during the 1920s through the 1980s; senior services and facilities; employment, adoption and family counseling; Pittsburgh Jewish schools; and dialogue between the Jewish and African American communities of Pittsburgh. Also within the collection are many images of local and national demonstrations in support of Soviet Jewry as well as images of settlement efforts for immigrant Soviet Jews in Pittsburgh during the 1970s and 1980s.

What's in the entire collection?

The United Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Photographs (1908-1991) collection, held by the Rauh Jewish Archives at the Senator John Heinz History Center, contains 2.5 linear feet of photographs depicting the activities of the UJF and its affiliate organizations. Three series divide images of Pittsburgh beneficiaries of UJF funding, including schools and educational programs, exhibits, and senior, social, and immigrant services; the activities of the UJF itself, including missions, campaigns, meetings, and members; and stock images of life in Israel, including immigration, acculturation, and social services. Read more...

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