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Collection Name Jewish Community Center Records
Title Jewish Community Center Records
Date 1950-1995
Description This collection is comprised of printed materials produced by the Jewish Community Center of Staten Island. Measuring 1 linear foot, it is held in 2 document boxes. Materials are all paper-based. The collection is made up of only 1 series: 1.Membership/Events Publications.
(Keywords: New York City)

(This is a collection-level overview description of an archival or manuscript collection. See series and/or item records of the same collection for additional information. Contact the Staten Island Historical Society Library for assistance.)
Biography and History The Jewish Community Center of Staten Island has been, and continues to be, an important part of the religious and social culture of the area. The mission of the JCC is indicated within the archives as follows: "It shall be the purpose of the Jewish Community Center of Staten Island, herein after called the Center, to provide facilities, equipment, activities and leadership for the physical, intellectual, cultural, and spiritual growth of its members; and to integrate the Center programs so as to foster, develop, and strengthen their devotion to Jewish ideals and to the principles of American democracy."

As of 2016, the JCC has three locations on Staten Island that provide a wide variety of activities and services.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.
Physical Extent 1 linear foot, held in 2 document boxes
Catalog Number MS052.000
Object Name Records
Archival Description Level Fonds
Subjects Recreation facilities
Religious buildings
Judaism
Organizations
Earliest Date 1950.0
Latest Date 1995.0
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, September 2016.
Child Records Jewish Community Center Records