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1Title:  Educational League Records     
 Creator:  Educational League 
 Dates:  1897-1966 
 Abstract:  The Educational League was initiated by members of B'nai B'rith, Baron de Hirsch Lodge of Cleveland, Ohio, in 1897, as an independent organization whose mission was to provide Jewish orphans with financial aid for higher education. Based in Cleveland and chartered in the State of Ohio, the League's operation covered twenty states in the central United States. Presidents of the League included Martin A. Marks, Dr. Samuel Wolfenstein, Rabbi Moses Gries, and Albert A. Benesch. It's original mission soon expanded to include any Jewish student in need. Money advanced was to be a repayable loan, rather than a grant. Beginning in the late 1920s, the League concentrated exclusively on assisting students from the Cleveland area, or out-ot-town students attending Cleveland area schools. Around the same time, the League joined with the Jewish Welfare Federation of Cleveland and the Cleveland Section, National Council of Jewish Women to coordinate the review and approval of loans. This alliance was known as the Joint Conference on Educational Fund Loans (ca. 1930-1945), and as the Joint Educational Loan Committee thereafter. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, and beneficiary files. The beneficiary files are arranged alphabetically by last name of beneficiary. 
 Call #:  MS 4667 
 Extent:  4.00 linear feet (6 containers) 
 Subjects:  Educational League (Cleveland, Ohio). | Jewish Community Federation (Cleveland, Ohio) | National Council of Jewish Women. Cleveland Section. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Genealogy. | Jews -- Education -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Student loan funds -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish students -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
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2Title:  Joseph Hays Family Papers     
 Creator:  Hays, Joseph Family 
 Dates:  1857-1987 
 Abstract:  Joseph Hays (1838-1916) was the son of Abraham and Bertha Hexter Hays of Storndorf, in the German state of Hesse Darmstadt. After Joseph's mother died in 1844, he and other family members immigrated to Cleveland, Ohio, Abraham and Joseph arriving in 1856. Joseph Hays started as a peddler and eventually became involved in the clothing, scrap iron, and real estate business. He married Rosetta Schwarzenberg, and had five children. His daughter, Bertha, married Charles Eisenman, co-founder of Kastriner and Eisenman, later Kaynee Company, a clothing manufacturer. Eisenman was also a founder and first president of the Federation of Jewish Charities (later known as the Jewish Community Federation). Joseph Hays' sons, Louis and Eugene Hays, later purchased Kaynee Company from Eisenman. Louis Hays, who had served as a vice president and trustee of Mt. Sinai Hospital, was president of Kaynee at the time of his death in 1918. His son, Robert, was president of Kaynee from 1937 until 1954, when the company was sold. Robert Hays was also a founding member of Suburban Temple. Louis Hays' wife, Jessie Seligman Feiss, was the niece and adopted daughter of Julius Feiss, owner of Joseph and Feiss Company, which manufactured clothing. His son, Paul Louis Feiss, served as chairman of the company, beginning in 1925. He was also a founder and first president of Mt. Sinai Hospital. The collection consists of correspondence, legal documents, an autobiography, a family history, speeches, genealogies, and miscellaneous materials. 
 Call #:  MS 4595 
 Extent:  0.90 linear feet (3 containers) 
 Subjects:  Hays, Joseph, 1838-1916. | Hays family. | Feiss family. | Richman family. | Lehman family. | Eisenman family. | Feiss, Paul Louis, 1875-1952. | Hays, Louis Henry, 1874-1918. | Eisenman, Charles, 1865-1923. | Kastriner and Eisenman Company. | Kaynee Company (Cleveland, Ohio) | Joseph and Feiss Company (Cleveland, Ohio) | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Genealogy. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Charities. | Jews, German -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Clothing trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jewish businesspeople -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | United States -- Emigration and immigration.
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