Slomovitz, Philip, 1896-1993
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Collection contains primarily the papers created during the administration of Philip Slomovitz (president of the Association, 1945-1954), including: printed copies of the by-laws, typescripts of the minutes of meetings (1945-47), membership bulletins, press releases, general correspondence relating to the activities of the Association (dealing in part with unethical advertising practices of newspapers, 1951-1961), correspondence and reports of meetings with spokesmen for national Jewish organizations (1945-46), and correspondence concerning conventions of the Association (in 1949, commemorating the centennial of the Anglo-Jewish Press in America, containing correspondence with President Truman; in 1953, marking the 300th anniversary of the settlement of the Jews in America).
The collection contains Bernard G. Richards personal and official correspondence, papers from his involvement with the American Jewish Congress and Jewish Information Bureau, published and unpublished writings, publications collected by Richards, articles about Richards and his activities, correspondence and articles from testimonial dinners in honor of Richards, and photographs. Significant correspondents include Joseph Barondess, Louis D. Brandeis, Vladimir Jabotinsky, J.L. Magnes, Louis Marshall, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jacob H. Schiff, Philip Slomovitz, Arthur Hays Sulzberger, Morris Winchovsky, and Stephen S. Wise.
Newspaper editor and publisher Philip Slomovitz was an active member of the Detroit Jewish community, and the Zionist movement. During his 40+ years as head of The Jewish News, the Detroit-based newspaper he founded, Slomovitz addressed issues of concern to the American Jewish community, and was a relentless campaigner against instances of discrimination and anti-Semitism.
Contains the 1969, and 1971-1973 issues of The South End, the Wayne State University student paper. Also includes: correspondence, public statements, petitions, and a tape-recording relating to controversies generated by the printing of alleged anti-Zionist/anti-Semitic articles in the newspaper. The correspondence consists for the most part of an exchange of letters between university officials, Jewish community leaders and Leonard N. Simons, a Detroit advertising executive, during the 1969 controversy; and correspondence with Philip Slomovitz, editor of the Detroit Jewish news, in 1972-73. The tape recording is of a February 2, 1969 interview with John Watson, editor of the South End.
Contains materials documenting events leading up to and following the Detroit Hebrew teachers strike, including: correspondence of Slomovitz; printed materials of the United Hebrew School'ss appraisals of its superintendant; correspondence and public statements of the teachers union; press releases of the Jewish Educators Council of Metropolitan Detroit; printed reactions to the strike; the arbitration agreement; newspaper clippings; and miscellaneous items. Appended are correspondence, press releases, and clippings relating to the 1971 dismissal of the educational director of an affiliated school, and documents relating to the dispute between the United Hebrew Schools and its women's auxiliary (1971-1972).
- Correspondence 4
- Clippings (information artifacts) 3
- Antisemitism 2
- Articles 2
- Detroit (Mich.) 2
- Jewish American newspapers 2
- Journalism 2
- Newspapers 2
- Photographs 2
- Press releases 2
- Publications (documents) 2
- Speeches (documents) 2
- Advertising -- United States 1
- Anti-Jewish boycotts 1
- Antisemitism -- United States 1
- Audiotapes 1
- Australia 1
- Certificates 1
- Documents (object genre) 1
- Education 1 + ∧ less