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Samuel Rabinovitz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001055
The papers of Samuel Rabinovitz reflect his work on the National Child Labor Committee and, to a much lesser degree, his involvement in community affairs.

Important subjects covered in this collection are: J.P. Stevens Boycott Job Training Migrant Children Policy and Practice of National Child Labor Committee

Among the important correspondents are: Eli Cohen Ruth La Var Jeffrey Newman

Series Description: Series I, National Child Labor Committee, 1966-1979: Correspondence, clippings, reports and other materials pertaining to the National Child Labor Committee and its concomitant organizations, the National Committee on Employment of Youth and the National Committee on Education of Migrant Children. A few materials reflect Rabinovitz's involvement in other causes such as the J.P. Stevens Boycott.

Dates

  • 1966 - 1979

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

1 Linear Feet (2 MB)

Abstract

Samuel Rabinovitz served as director of the Michigan Youth Commission, on the Board of Directors of the National Child Labor Committee, and on a number of committees addressing issues of delinquency and crime prevention, migrant labor, and student attrition. Mr. Rabinovitz’s papers primarily reflect his work on the National Child Labor Committee, and include materials related to the J.P. Stevens Boycott and National Committee on the Education of Migrant Children.

History

Rabinovitz, a resident of Ann Arbor, Michigan, was director of the Michigan Youth Commission for twenty years. He also served on a number of special state study and citizens committees in the fields of delinquency and crime prevention, migrant labor and school drop-out problems. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of the National Child Labor Committee in 1967 after his retirement from the Michigan Youth Commission. The National Child Labor Committee was chartered by Congress in 1907. This national non-governmental organization is concerned with programs and services that deal with the problems youth face in preparing for and finding suitable employment. It functions in an advisory capacity as well as providing staff, training and program evaluation and advocating for improvements in policy and practice.

Arrangement

Arranged in 1 series – Series 1 (Boxes 1-2). Files are arranged alphabetically by subject or type of material.

Acquisition

The papers of Samuel Rabinovitz were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs on August 10, 1981 and were opened for research in August of 1988.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in August, 1988.
Title
Guide to the Samuel Rabinovitz Papers
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Date
1988-08
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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