Joel Sayvetz Manuscript
Joel Sayvetz, 1892-1969
Separated from the Oakley C. Johnson Collection.
Scope, and Content Note
A typescript of "A decade of mass pressure; the story of the organized movement of unemployed groups in Chicago." First part, 1930-1935. Chicago, n.d.
Arrangement and Processing Note
Finding aid updated and revised by Kristen J. Nyitray in July 2019.
Restrictions on Access
The collection is open to researchers without restriction.
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Joel Sayvetz Manuscript, Special Collections and University Archives, Stony Brook University Libraries.
Joel Sayvetz (1892-1969) was born in Russia on October 13, 1892. He married his wife Adele in Boston, Massachusetts in 1916. They had two sons names Aaron and Leon. His profession in the 1940 United States Census is listed as "social research." He worked as the director of information for the Chicago department of welfare in 1949.
He died in Los Angeles, California on April 6, 1969.
Unemployed -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Illinois -- Chicago.