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Adolf Leschnitzer Collection

Identifier: AR 25320 / MF 897

The Adolf Leschnitzer Collection documents the life and professional activities of Adolf Leschnitzer, researcher, historian, and teacher. The collection includes brochures, booklets, clippings, correspondence, financial, vital, and immigration documents, minutes, notes, photographs, printed materials, and writings, by Adolf Leschnitzer as well as other authors. Additionally, there are materials dealing with other members of the Leschnitzer family, namely his wife, Maria Leschnitzer, née Bratz, her mother, Elly Bratz, née Michael, Adolf and Maria Leschnitzers' son, Michael Lesch, also known as Michael Leschnitzer, and Adolf and Albertt Frank.

Dates: 1886-1986; Majority of material found in 1937-1973

Albert F. Hirsch Collection

Identifier: AR 1187

This collection contains documents related to Albert Friedrich Hirsch, his family and the Philanthropin School in Frankfurt am Main, at which Hirsch was headmaster. Prominent topics are emigration and the school's fate under the Nazi regime as well as the attempts of its former pupils and faculty to stay in touch after 1945. The papers in this collection include some original material from the late 19th century through World War I and the "Third Reich" as well as several typescripts from the 1950s and 1960s that are related to a memorial book, which was eventually published in 1964.

Dates: 1880-1991; Majority of material found within 1930s-1960s

Executive Functions Records in the Hadassah Archives

Identifier: I-578/RG 13

This record group includes documents created and maintained by the Office of the President, the Office of the Executive Director and the Chair of the Division Coordinators/Directors Committee. Prominent is the Henrietta Szold series, containing correspondence by and to Szold as well as printed materials written by and about her. The files in this record group were created by a national president or executive director, or for their use, or maintained in their office during their years in office. Included are correspondence, minutes, memos, publications, reports and subject files on topics with which these individuals were involved.

Dates: 1875, 1877-2011, 2015; Majority of material found within 1910 - 2000

Mordecai Jaffe Papers

Identifier: RG 624
Scope and Contents

Manuscripts of Jaffe's poems, short stories, translations. Personal documents. Correspondence with organizations. General correspondence including Shlomo Bickel, Daniel Charney, Aaron Glanz-Leieles, H. Leivick, Shmuel Niger, Joseph Opatoshu, Abraham Sutzkever, Malka Heifetz Tussman. Family correspondence. Materials for the anthology of Hebrew poetry in Yiddish (published). Materials on the theme of motherhood in world poetry.

Dates: 1909 - 1960

Papers of Aaron Bromberg

Identifier: RG 458
Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of educational materials and reflects Bromberg's work in Yiddish schools and organizations in Toronto. Children's publications and playscripts. Educational materials relating to the bible and Jewish holidays. Notes for courses in Jewish history, Yiddish grammar. Curricula. Minutes of the Workmen's Circle, Branch 293.

Dates: 1915 - 1950

Papers of Abraham Leib Goldman

Identifier: RG 632
Scope and Contents

The papers relate to A.L. Goldman's educational activities in various Yiddish schools. Records of Yiddish schools: correspondence, circulars, teaching materials, student materials. News clippings relating to: Y.L. Peretz School, Toronto; Heymshul, Camp Heymshul; Ahad Ha'am School, Brooklyn; Workmen's Circle Schools in Crown Heights and Williamsburg (Brooklyn, N.Y.); Sholem Aleichem Folk Schools in the Bronx, Flatbush, Perth Amboy. Miscellaneous educational materials.

Dates: 1940s-1960s

Papers of David Pinski (1872-1959)

Identifier: RG 204

This collection contains documents relating to David Pinski’s role as a Yiddish writer, playwright, essayist, translator, editor, literary critic, and author of novels, plays, short stories, essays, and poems. There is personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts of novels, plays, poems, essays, and articles, translations of Pinski’s works into English and Russian, lectures made on various occasions, personal documents and photographs, programs, notes, and newspaper clippings. These materials demonstrate Pinski’s important role in Yiddish drama and literature, Jewish community life and Yiddish cultural institutions.

Dates: 1880-1952, 2005-2011

Papers of Mordkhe Schaechter

Identifier: RG 682
Scope and Contents

The papers relate to Schaechter's work in Yiddish linguistics, and his involvement in the Freeland League and in Jewish cultural life. Correspondence and printed materials relating to the Freeland League and the periodical Oyfn shvel. Records of the Gezelshaft far Yidishe Yishuvim in Amerike (Association for Jewish Settlements in America), 1950s. Materials on Jewish settlement projects in the U.S. and Israel. Minutes of the Workmen's Circle Kropotkin Branch #413, Los Angeles, California, late 1940s-1960. Minutes of the East Side Women's Group (Los Angeles), Jewish Culture Club (Los Angeles), 1961-1968. Photographs of various Yiddish schools. Personal correspondence.

Dates: 1940s-1970s

Records of the Jewish Education Committee

Identifier: RG 592

This collection contains the administrative records of Jewish Education Committee as well as materials from the National Council for Jewish Education and the American Association for Jewish Education. The Jewish Education Committee was a Jewish educational organization in New York concerned with coordination of educational activities as well as development of educational resources for the Jewish secular school systems in the U.S. and was organized in June 1939. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, conference materials, surveys, and publications.

Dates: 1939-1972

Youth Aliyah Records in the Hadassah Archives

Identifier: I-578/RG 1

The Youth Aliyah Records in the Hadassah Archives document Hadassah's work with multiple international organizations to rescue Jewish children from continental Europe to Palestine from 1933-1945. The collection also documents Hadassah's involvement with Youth Aliyah since 1946 in providing residential, educational, vocational, rehabilitative and therapeutic care for displaced and at-risk youth from around the world.

Dates: 1928-2009; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1998

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