THE MUSEUM OF FAMILY HISTORY presents

The Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society
An advertisement as it appeared in the New York Times, December 28, 1913
 

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OBJECTS OF THE HEBREW SHELTERING AND IMMIGRANT AID SOCIETY

  • to facilitate the lawful entry of Jewish immigrants at the various ports in the United States

  • to provide them temporary shelter, food, clothing, and such other aid as may be necessary

  • to guide them to their destinations

  • to prevent them from becoming public charges by helping them to obtain employment

  • to discourage their settling in congested cities

  • to maintain bureaus of information and to publish literature on the industrial, agricultural and commercial status of the country

  • to encourage them to follow agricultural pursuits

  • to take such measures as may be proper to prevent ineligible persons from emigrating to the United States

  • to encourage Jewish immigrants to take advantage of all educational facilities and social activities which tend to promote their Americanization

  • to foster American ideals among the new-comers and to instill in them through a knowledge of American history and institutions a true patriotism and love for their adopted country

  • to make better known to the people of the United States the many advantages of desirable immigration

  • to promote these objects by means of meetings, lectures, and publications.  next ►►

 

 


 



 

 


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