Finding aid for the Jack Girick Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Girick, Jack
Title: Jack Girick Papers
Dates: 1930-1949
Extent: 0.10 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract: Jack Girick was a resident of the Jewish Orphan Asylum in Cleveland, Ohio, from 1902-1912. While a resident, he served as a monitor, assisted the superintendent in conducting Sabbath religious services, and was elected president of the Literary Union and the Athletic Association of the Home. Girick was sent to Central High School, and then to Hebrew Union College to train for the rabbinate. In 1917 he left the College and returned to the Jewish Orphan Asylum, where he became governor of the Home from 1917-1922, and then assistant superintendent, 1922-1938. The collection consists of memoirs and fictionalized accounts of life at the Jewish Orphan Asylum, Cleveland, Ohio, later known as Bellefaire.
MS Number MS 4583
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English