American Jewish Committee

Published by New York: American Jewish Committee, 1908
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1st Edition. Period Boards. 27, [28] pages ; 16 cm. Two variant editions of the first annual report of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) . Includes the list of the original Executive Officers, including Louis Marshall, banker Jacob H. Schiff, Judge Mayer Sulzberger, and scholar Cyrus Adler. Under General Duties of the Committee, it is written, "The purpose of this committee is to prevent infringement of the civil and religious rights of Jews, and to alleviate the consequences of persecution…" Includes an early reprinting of the original AJC Constitution, and an alphabetized list of all AJC members nationwide, who were mostly influential American German Jews. Some names are crossed out. The name of Jacob Schiff, the successful Banker and Businessman, who became widely known for his philanthropy and strong action against Tsarist Russia, is added in pen to the Officers and Executive Committee lists. OCLC lists just 4 copies worldwide (NYP, Harvard, HUC, NLI) . Minor wear but overall in very good condition. (AMR-49-37). Bookseller Inventory #

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Publisher: New York: American Jewish Committee
Publication Date: 1908
Binding: Hardback

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