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Guide to the Max Mont Collection, 1941-1980
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Description
Max Mont was the West Coast Executive Director of the Jewish Labor Committee (JLC), which serves as a representative body for working persons from the Jewish community by promoting human rights and assisting organized labor in its relations within the community and with other minority groups. As a JLC officer, Max Mont made himself available to other allied organizations to serve in various capacities, such as professional organizer, coordinator, advisor, public relations director and spokesperson. The Max Mont Collection provides documentation on Mr. Mont’s various personal and organizational activities in support of open housing for minorities and the poor, state civil rights legislation, integration of Los Angeles public schools, and the farm workers movement.
Background
Max Mont was the West Coast Executive Director of the Jewish Labor Committee (JLC) which serves as a representative body for working persons from the Jewish community by promoting human rights and assisting organized labor in its relations within the community and with other minority groups. The Committee actively involves itself with numerous issues pertaining to civil rights legislation, union representation of workers, improved working conditions, and economic and social assistance to the poor and minorities. Max Mont was a JLC officer who made himself available to other allied organizations and served in various capacities, such as professional organizer, coordinator, advisor, public relations director and spokesperson.
Extent
9.59 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research use.