Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Contains text of Schurz's address at dedication of the Montefiore Home, New York City, on Dec. 18, 1888. Portions of the address were published in The Jewish Messenger, v. 64, no. 25 (Dec. 21, 1888), p. 5-6. Also contains correspondence with American Jewish leaders including Jacob Schiff and Oscar Straus.
This collection contains correspondence and related material of the Committee organized to sponsor the Kishinev Protest Meeting held on May 27, 1903, at Carnegie Hall in New York City. It includes letters from Carl Schurz, Lyman Abbott, and Newell D. Hillis; addresses of former President Grover Cleveland and Robert S. MacArthur; resolutions adopted at the meeting; and a copy of the appeal sent to Czar Nicholas II of Russia to protect Jewish rights.