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1,200 Delegates Attend Women’s American Ort Convention

The twelfth national biennial convention of the Women’s ORT opened here today at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel with 1,200 delegates from all parts of the country participating. The delegates represent a membership of 30,000.

Addressing the opening session. Dr. William Haber, president of the American ORT Federation, paid tribute to the women’s group through whose efforts a great deal of heavy machinery and other equipment for ORT’s world-wide network of schools has been procured. Mrs. Ludwig Kaphan, national president of the Women’s American ORT, delivered a report on the stewardship of the officers of the organization during the past two years.