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Jewish Ys and Centers of Greater Philadelphia, Neighborhood Centre Branch Records: Series 3

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Series 3: Marshall and Porter Streets, Neighborhood Centre South, 1946-1966
 
 
Series 3: Marshall and Porter Streets, Neighborhood Centre South, 1946-1966
Series 3 contains information about the activities of the Neighborhood Centre’s southern branch, the South Philadelphia Community Centre, later renamed Neighborhood Centre South. The records in this series are consistent in scope and content with those found in Series 2. This series is arranged in five subseries. 
 
Subseries 3.1: Administrative Records, 1946-1966
Subseries 3.1 is arranged alphabetically by type of record and consists primarily of committee meeting minutes and correspondence with limited financial records and membership information.  
 
Box      Folder      Description
102          1          Annual meeting          1958
102          2          Committees, Board of Directors          1948-1950, 1954-1960
102          3          Committees, Adults Committee          1950, 1955 and 1960
102          4          Committees, Advisory Council          1958, 1964-1966
102          5          Committees, Athletic Committee          1955-1956, undated
102          6          Committees, Community Center          1948-1949
102          7          Committees, Extension Committee          1950, 1952
102          8          Committees, Membership Committee          undated
102          9          Committees, South Committee          1949-1960
102          10          Committees, Staff          1949-1950, 1956-1959, 1963
102          11          Committees, Steering Committee          1951
102          12          Committees, Tool Committee          1957
102          13          Committees, Youth Committee          1952
102          14          Committees, Miscellaneous          1950-1952, 1954-1957, 1960
102          15          Correspondence, staff          1946-1966, undated
102          16          Correspondence, staff          1949-1952
102          17          Financial records          1948-1954
102          18          Financial records          1955-1966, undated
102          19          Maintenance, building, and equipment correspondence and contracts          1949-1965
102          20        Membership reports          1948-1965, undated
 
 
Subseries 3.2: Programming, 1946-1965
Subseries 3.2 is arranged alphabetically by type and name of club and contains program materials for social and activity clubs organized for adults, children, and teens.
 
Box      Folder      Description  
102          21          Adult activities, Enjoyment Club          1955-1960
102          23          Adult activities, general          1950-1965, undated
102          22          Adult activities, Men's Social Club          1957-1959, undated
103          1          Athletics, banquet          1953, 1955
103          2          Athletics, banquet          1956
103          3          Athletics, banquet          1958
103          4          Athletics, banquet          1959-1961
103          5          Athletics, basketball          1951-1958, undated
103          6          Holidays, Chanukah          1949-1965, undated
103          7          Holidays, Passover and Purim          1950-1960, undated
103          8          Holidays, Neighborhood Centre South color slides and glass plate negative          circa 1958
103          9          Mass activity reports          1959
103          10          Miscellaneous program flyers and event schedules          1949-1965, undated
103          11          Scouting troops, Boy Scouts          1948-1959, undated
103          12          Scouting troops, Brownies          1952-1953
103          13          Scouting troops, Cub Scouts          1950-1959, undated
103          14          Scouting troops, general          1948, 1951, 1953, 1956, undated
103          15          South Philadelphia Community Center Project          1948-1949
103          8          United Hebrew Schools and Yeshivas          1946-1950
103          9          United Hebrew Schools and Yeshivas          1951-1953
103          10          United Hebrew Schools and Yeshivas          1954-1957
103          11          United Hebrew Schools and Yeshivas          1957-1960, undated
104          1          Youth activities and clubs          1949-1959
104          2          Youth activities and clubs          1960-1961, undated

 

Subseries 3.3: Publicity, 1949-1960
Subseries 3.3 is arranged alphabetically by type of record and contains newspaper clippings, newsletters produced by the Centre and some of its clubs, and press releases.  
 
Box       Folder     Description
104          3          Newsletters, Adult Tidings          1956-1958
104          4          Newsletters, At the Centre          1954-1955, 1957
104          5          Newsletters, Centre Chatter          1950-1951
104          6          Newsletters, Centre News          1952-1954
104          7          Newsletters, Junior Gazette          undated
104          8          Newsletters, miscellaneous          1950-1951, 1958, 1960, undated
104          9          Newspaper clippings          1949, 1951
104          10          Press releases          1949-1960, undated
                                 
 
Subseries 3.4: Reports, 1949-1965
Subseries 3.4 is arranged alphabetically by type of report and contains departmental and composite reports detailing the progress and administrative activities of the southern branch.
 
Box       Folder      Description 
104          11          Administrative and departmental monthly reports          1949-1954
104          12          Administrative and departmental monthly reports          1955-1958
104          13          Administrative and departmental monthly reports          1959
104          14          Administrative and departmental monthly reports          1960-1965, undated
104          15          Daily composite reports          1949, January-April, 1952
105          1          Daily composite reports          May-December, 1952
105          2          Daily composite reports          January-May, 1953
105          3          Weekly composite reports          1953-1954
105          4          Weekly composite reports          1955-1959
                                                  
 
Subseries 3.5: Statistics, 1948-1959
Subseries 3.5 is arranged alphabetically by type and contains statistical reports on programs, activities, and Centre membership prepared for the Centre’s administration and the Health and Welfare Council.  
 
Box      Folder      Description
105          5          Attendance and membership          1948-1951
105          6          Attendance and membership          1952-1955
105          7          Attendance and membership          1956-1959
105          8          Attendance and membership, Marshall and Porter and Neighborhood Centre Combined          1949-1953
105          9          Health and Welfare Council, Recreation, Informal Education and Group Work Services          1949-1951
106          1          Health and Welfare Council, Recreation, Informal Education and Group Work Services          1952-1954
106          2          Health and Welfare Council, Recreation, Informal Education and Group Work Services          1955-1957
106          3          Health and Welfare Council, Recreation, Informal Education and Group Work Services, Neighborhood Centre and SPCC branches          1949-1951
106          4          Health and Welfare Council, Recreation, Informal Education and Group Work Services, Neighborhood Centre and SPCC branches          1952-1953, 1955