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Clara-de-Hirsch-Home - still image [media]

Clara-de-Hirsch-Home - still image [media]

The Clara de Hirsch Home for Working Girls was one of several charitable organizations established by "uptown", primarily German, Jews, on behalf of their "downtown" Eastern European immigrant co-religionists. It was founded in 1897 with the mandate to "improve [young immigrant women's] mental, moral and physical condition, and train them for self-support."

Institution: 92nd Street Y, New York City

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