University of Minnesota

International Institute of McKeesport, Records

Finding Aid


IHRC


Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: International Institute of McKeesport (Pennsylvania).
Dates: 1922-1940
Abstract: Records (1922-1940) of the International Institute of McKeesport (Pennsylvania) include annual reports; annual statistical reports to the National Board (1927-1939); scrapbooks of newspaper clippings pertaining to Institute publicity and activities (1923-1940); miscellany; background on the foreign-born (ca. 1936-1937), and photographs (1921-1923).
Quantity: 1 microfilm reel.
Collection ID: IHRC1045

HISTORICAL SKETCH

The International Institute of McKeesport (Pennsylvania) was organized by the McKeesport YWCA in 1918. It occupied rental quarters until 1926, when it was moved into the main YWCA building. In 1940, the Institute separated from the YWCA and merged with the American Service Institute of Allegheny County.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The International Institute of McKeesport collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The International Institute of McKeesport collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The International Institute of McKeesport Records, General/Multiethnic Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Social settlements--Pennsylvania--McKeesport.
Social work with immigrants--Pennsylvania--McKeesport.
Refugees--Services for--Pennsylvania--McKeeposrt.

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