Finding aid for the Max Simon Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Simon, Max
Title: Max Simon Papers
Dates: 1925-1969
Dates: 1942-1969
Extent: 0.20 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract: Max Simon, the son of Abraham Simon, was the founder and president of the M & D Simon Company, a Cleveland, Ohio, clothing manufacturer. Simon was also a founder and first president of the Jewish Community Council of Cleveland (f. 1935), which merged into the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland in 1950. From 1956 to 1959 he served as president of the Federation. Throughout his career he was active in the civil rights movements in the United States and the Jewish community in Cleveland. The collection consists of reports and speeches by Max Simon, mostly pertaining to his activities in the Jewish community, and newspaper clippings about his life and accomplishments.
MS Number MS 4770
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English