Mortgage Loan Societies

By Leo Franklin

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), May 1902

The author describes the Detroit Jewish community's Chattel Mortgage Society and Municipal Pawnshop, a philanthropic business venture meant to offer those with some means but temporary need an alternative to exploitative business practices found in conventional pawnshops and loan providers.

Topic: Poverty, Economy, Clergy, Communal Organization

Name of Publication: Conference of Jewish Charities in the United States

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Franklin, Leo. Mortgage Loan Societies. Conference of Jewish Charities in the United States. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). May 1902: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=1392


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