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JCA: Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit Video Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UR002520
This collection of videos includes many JFMD activities and special events from the 1980s through 2013 including annual meetings, board of governors meetings, promotional pieces and interviews. It also includes videos from JFMD’s agency, the Agency for Jewish Education (AJE), including events and teacher conferences from the 1990s through 2006. All contents are videotapes unless otherwise noted (zip disk, DVDs).



Important Subjects: Agency for Jewish Education (AJE). Butzel Award. Jewish Education for Families (JEFF). Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit (JFMD). Jewish Home and Aging Services. Jewish Welfare Federation of Detroit (JWF). Michigan Miracle Mission. Nirim Teachers Program. Neighborhood Project. Project Renewal (Israel).

Important Names: Maurice Aronsson. Harriet Berg. Mandell (Bill) Berman. Mario M. Cuomo (1932-2015). William Davidson (1922-2009). Max M. Fisher. Conrad Giles. David Hermelin. Jack A. (Jack Albert) Robinson, 1930-2015. Jane Sherman.

Series Description: Series 1: Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit videos, 1977-2013. Series 2: Agency for Jewish Education videos, 1992-2006.

Dates

  • 1977 - 2013
  • Majority of material found within 1980 - 2005

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

Extent

20 Linear Feet (2 SB, 28 OS)

Abstract

This collection of videos includes many JFMD activities and special events from the 1980s through 2013 including annual meetings, board of governors meetings, promotional pieces and interviews. It also includes videos from JFMD’s agency, the Agency for Jewish Education (AJE), including events and teacher conferences from the 1990s through 2006. All contents are videotapes unless otherwise noted (zip disk, DVDs).

Arrangement

Arranged in 2 series: Series 1 (Boxes 1-25), Series 2 (Boxes 26-30). Videos are arranged in original order. Videos in Boxes 1 through 11 are in chronological order.

Acquisition

Deposited at the Reuther Library in 2014.

Related Materials

Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives collections at the Reuther Library, including Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit Records, Robert Aronson Papers, Jewish Home for the Aged, Neighborhood Project Records. Personal Papers: Max M. Fisher Papers, Harriet Berg Papers.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Aimee Ergas on August 18, 2015.
Title
Guide to the JCA: Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit Video Collection
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Aimee Ergas.
Date
2015-08-18
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2020-07-17: Proofread and updated by Aimee Ergas.

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
5401 Cass Avenue
Detroit MI 48202 USA