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Kahn, Bernhard, 1876-1955


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Bernhard Kahn Collection

Identifier: AR 416

Bernhard Kahn dedicated 50 years of his life to welfare activities in order to help distressed Jews. Among others he worked for the Hilfsverein der deutschen Juden, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Comittee and the American Joint Reconstruction Foundation .The collection contains personal as well as professional correspondence, articles on Bernhard Kahn’s work and biography, lectures and speeches by him and a number of official documents such as letters of consignment, citizenship papers and educational and professional certificates.

Dates: 1901-1955; Majority of material found in 1908-1955

Papers of Henoch Gelernt

Identifier: RG 332
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with individuals and organizations: Elias Tcherikower, Daniel Charney, H. Leivick, Bernard Kahn, James Bernstein, HIAS-HICEM, AJDC. Reports about child welfare in the Ukraine, 1920s. Handbills from Jewish communal elections in Germany, 1927.

Dates: 1930s-1950s

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Antisemitism 1
Certificates 1
Child welfare 1
Clippings (information artifacts) 1
Correspondence 1