The Daum/Gersh Family papers contain meeting minutes from the Houston Hadassah chapter's Business and Professional committee meetings from 1937 to 1945, a summary of the B & P session at the 26th Annual Convention in 1940, and a newspaper article announcing a visit by Mrs. Alexander Dushkin from Hadassah's headquarters in 1952. To view the finding aid please visit: http://archives.library.rice.edu/repositories/2/resources/1303 Permission to publish from the Daum/Gersh Family papers must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Rice University (woodson@rice.edu).

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    Houston Hadassah (1937)
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