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Seligman, Joseph, 1819-1880


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Ward Beecher collection

 Collection — Box CB-P5, Folder: P-159
Identifier: P-159

This collection contains the original manuscript notes for Beecher's sermon: "Jew and Gentile," delivered June 24, 1877 in response to the exclusion of Joseph Seligman from the Grand Union Hotel. It also contains a typewritten copy of the sermon, correspondence relating to the gift of the notes between H.D. Beecher and A. Abraham, and materials pertaining to the efforts of Brooklyn Jews to help fund a statue in Beecher's memory. The sermon itself was published in 1877 by the 'Christian Union' Print. (New York).

Dates: 1877-1887

The White Jew Newspaper

Identifier: I-549

The White Jew is a four-page newspaper with articles written somewhat tongue-in-cheek regarding the banning of certain “vulgar” Jews from Austin Corbin’s Manhattan Beach resort in Coney Island, NY in 1879.

Dates: August 9, 1879

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Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) 1
Coney Island (New York, N.Y.) 1
Discrimination 1
Discrimination in housing -- United States 1
Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity 1