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YWHA-Bella Unterberg - still image [media]

YWHA-Bella Unterberg - still image [media]

On February 6, 1902, Bella Epstein Unterberg held a meeting in her New York City home to discuss the founding of the first Young Women's Hebrew Association. At the meeting, at which she was unanimously elected president of the new association, a decision was made to establish a sister organization to the YMHA, a community center dedicated to the uplift—both social and spiritual—of young Jewish women.

Institution: 92nd Street Y, New York City

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