Jewish Vocational Service of St. Paul records
Scope and Contents
This collection includes administrative materials from the Board, including correspondence, minutes, long-range planning and self assessments. There are also materials related to the vocational guidance programs implemented by the staff, including documents related to scholarship funds, job placement programs, and workshops. There are also annual reports, newsletters, fliers, and news releases. All materials date betwen 1941 and 1989.
- Jewish Vocational Service of St. Paul (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
Conditions Governing Use
This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
The Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) of St. Paul was established in 1946 to help veterans and young people plan careers. It soon added refugee resettlement as part of their services. Later it focused on rehabilitation and sheltered workshops as well as nationall funded programs. JVS aided Russian immigrants in the 1970s and 1980s. They eventually closed their doors in 1989.
2.30 Cubic Feet (2 Paige boxes)
Language of Materials
This collection consists of organizational records documenting the activities of the Jewish Vocational Service of St. Paul during its five decades of existance.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated to the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest by the Jewish Vocational Service in 1988 and 1989.
- Jewish Vocational Service of St. Paul records, 1941-1989
- Kate Dietrick
- September 2016
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.