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Leave Cleveland Chess Club on Account of Anti-semitism

September 9, 1924
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All the Jewish members, as well as some non-Jewish members withdrew from the Cleveland Chess Club, for the purpose of forming a separate organization as protest against the flagrant anti-Semitic attitude manifested by the club’s secretary.

The Secretary, during a membership drive, issued cards as follows: “Good luch to all who shun Jews. In the future, only those speaking the American language will be admitted. No more Jewish jabber in this club room.”

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