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Accession 335

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Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

500 pieces, .25 linear feet



Scope and Content Note

The Hadassah Chapter of Aiken Records contains correspondence, thank-you notes, New Year booklets, newspaper clippings and scrap books relating to the Aiken Chapter of Hadassah Sisterhood and its members. The Aiken chapter was founded in 1938 with Esther Persky (Winthrop Class of 1918) as the chief organizer. Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America, “is a volunteer organization that inspires a passion for and commitment to the land, the people, and the future of Israel. Through education, advocacy, and youth development, and its support of medical care and research at Hadassah Medical Organization, Hadassah enhances the health and lives of people in Israel, the United States and worldwide.”


The Hadassah Chapter in Aiken Records were deposited in the Winthrop University Archives on July 18, 1980 by Esther Persky and Mina Tropp.


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Hadassah Chapter in Aiken Records - Accession 335

LC Subject Headings

Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America. Aiken Chapter (Aiken, S.C.)--Archives; Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America; Hadassah Medical Organization; Zionism