Finding aid for the Montefiore Home Records


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Montefiore Home
Title: Montefiore Home Records
Dates: 1880-1976
Extent: 17.10 linear feet (13 containers, 12 oversize volumes, and 1 oversize folder)
Abstract: The Montefiore Home was established in 1882 in Cleveland, Ohio, by the Kesher Shel Barzel Order (Band of Iron), District Grand Lodge No. 4, and called the Aged and Infirm Israelites Home. In 1884 it was renamed the Sir Moses Montefiore Kesher Home for Aged and Infirm Israelites. In 1923 it became simply the Montefiore Home. The collection consists of minutes, correspondence, administrative reports and records, staff memos and lists, departmental reports, records of auxiliary organizations, residents files, audits, ledgers and other financial records, and subject files relating to the Home's interaction with other agencies such as the Association of Ohio Philanthropic Homes for Aged, Inc., the Jewish Community Federation, the Jewish Family Service Association, United Appeal of Greater Cleveland, the Welfare Federation of Cleveland, the White House Conference on Aging, and Julius and Helen Weil.
MS Number MS 3835
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English