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Adolph Ullman Aid Society Records

Identifier: RG 2242
Scope and Contents

This record group includes a constitution and by-laws (revised 1982); business Records, including leases (1980-1984) and insurance documents (1983-1986); a membership list (2004); cemetery lists; and maps of cemeteries.

Dates: Dates before processing unknown.

Adolphe J. Warner Collection

Identifier: AR 6716

This collection contains material by financial executive Adolphe Warner about German banking in the 1930s, as well as material about his family, particularly his father Moritz Werner.

Dates: 1838-1995

Adolphus Simeon Solomons, papers

Identifier: P-28

Included in this collection are papers which reflect Solomon's personal life and his involvement in communal and civic affairs. Approximately half of the collection consists of correspondence with Clara Barton and others relating to the organization and activities of the American Red Cross, and Solomons' role in its initial organization. Various cards, ribbons, and other American Red Cross memorabilia are included. Among his personal papers are school documents and family correspondence; of special interest is an engraving of a photograph of Abraham Lincoln taken at Philp & Solomons Metropolitan Gallery shortly before his death (1865), and a letter from Josephine Phillips to Solomons describing the reaction of New Yorkers to the death of Abraham Lincoln and this engraving (1865), and two tickets of admission to the impeachment trial of Andrew Johnson printed by the firm of Philp & Solomons (1868). Also included are typed copies of sermonettes given by Solomons to his family (1876-96). Of interest in his general papers is a letter to Dr. Wheeler regarding memorial services in Congress for Samuel F.B. Morse (1872); correspondence with several dictionary editors regarding the definition of "Jew" (1872-1874); and a letter from John Davis of the U.S. State Department regarding American Jews in Jerusalem. Clippings of newspaper articles by Solomons, tributes, memorial notices, and memorial sermons in honor or memory of Solomons are also included (1870-1910).

Dates: undated, 1841-1966


Identifier: RG 131
Scope and Contents

An artificial collection of advertising materials, primarily but not exclusively related to food and restaurants.

Dates: 1905 - 2023

Agudas Achim Anshei Trembowla Kranken Untershtitzungs Verein Records

Identifier: RG 1070
Scope and Contents

Constitution, 1908. Minutes, 1931-1948. Financial ledger, 1925-1934.

Dates: 1908; 1925 - 1948

Ahavath Shulem Society of Spring Valley, N.Y.

Identifier: RG 1383
Scope and Contents

Yiddish minutes from day of founding (November 19, 1905) to August 25, 1912. 274 pages.

Dates: 1905 - 1912

AJC Executive Office: Washington Representative

Identifier: RG 347.1.30 (EXO-30)
Dates: 1962 - 1968

AJC Foreign Affairs Department: Foreign Areas

Identifier: RG 347.7.2 (FAD-2)
Scope and Contents

These files include materials relating to matters of AJC concern in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. Topics include: antisemitism; emigration and refugees; racial discrimination and segregation; extremism; Arab propaganda; communism; Jewish communities; AJC missions and delegations. The sub-series on Europe includes materials on the joint 'Communaute' program of the AJC, the Anglo-Jewish Association and the Alliance Israelite Universelle; Nazism and neo-Nazism; Institute of Eastern-European affairs. The sub-series on Latin America includes materials on the United Nations; United States and Latin America; missions of Jewish organizations to Latin America (AJDC, B'nai-B'rith, HIAS, Jewish Agency); Jewish libraries and Jewish study programs; Latin American press and other media. The sub-series on the Middle East includes materials on Arab terrorism, Palestinians, British, French and German policies in the Middle East, energy crisis, U.S. Middle Eastern defense bases, the PLO, the Arab-Israeli wars.

Dates: 1935-1962

AJC Foreign Affairs Department: Foreign Countries

Identifier: RG 347.7.1 (FAD-1)
Scope and Contents

Reports, studies, memoranda, minutes, statements, briefs, correspondence, surveys, printed materials which relate to Jewish communities in over 75 countries. The foreign countries records are arranged by country. The following countries have files greater than 1 ft.: Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Egypt, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, Poland, Rumania, Soviet Union, Syria. Significant topics covered in selected country files are: *Argentina*. 1938-1973. : activities of the AJC Buenos Aires office; anti-Catholicism; antisemitism; Christian-Jewish relations; AJC delegations to Argentina; Israel and Argentina; Jewish organizations and leaders; emigration; general political situation. *Austria*. 1946-1973. 1 ft. : displaced persons and refugees; Christian-Jewish relations; Austrian government officials; the Jewish Community Council in Vienna; neo-Nazism; restitution; Simon Wiesenthal Documentation Center.

Dates: 1963 - 1970

AJDC Clippings

Identifier: RG 335.8
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of clippings from English, Yiddish, and German newspapers in America dealing with general conditions in various countries and general topics during the years 1950-1969.

Dates: 1950 - 1969

AJDC Photographs

Identifier: RG 335.9
Scope and Contents

This subgroup consists of photographs depicting AJDC activities all over the world. The photos are alphabetically arranged by country.

Dates: undated

AJDC Reports

Identifier: RG 335.1
Scope and Contents

Reports of JDC executive offices, 1930-1960. Materials on negotiations between the British government and the Jewish Agency headed by Chaim Weizmann, 1930. Reports on relief work done in Poland, 1916-1939.

Dates: 1916 - 1960

AJDC Search Department Records

Identifier: RG 335.4
Dates: 1921

Al Blaustein Collection

Identifier: RG 2132
Dates: Dates before processing unknown.

Al Jolson autograph

 Collection — Box: CB-P7, Folder: P-232
Identifier: P-232

This collection contains Al Jolson's autograph.

Dates: undated

Alan L. Cohen Papers

Identifier: P-973

The collection contains photographs and video recordings taken by Kansas City, Missouri rabbi, Alan L. Cohen, during his trips to visit the Jewish Communities in the Former Soviet Union in 1989 and 1993. Included in Rabbi Cohen’s papers are photographs of a protest demonstration organized by Refuseniks in front of the Moscow Kremlin in 1989.

Dates: 1989, 1993

Alan M. Kohn Papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P28, Folder: P-956
Identifier: P-956

The collection contains papers of Alan M. Kohn, a former emergency preparedness operations officer at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and a former president of Temple Beth Sholom, the Conservative Synagogue of Brevard County, Florida. It documents Mr. Kohn's participation in the Rally for Soviet Jewry outside of the John F. Kennedy Space Center of NASA on July 15, 1975. The occasion for the rally was the launch of the Apollo spacecraft manned with three astronauts for a rendezvous with the Soviet Soyuz manned spacecraft on the Apollo-Soyuz Space Mission. The purpose of the rally was to raise public awareness of the plight of the Jews in the Soviet Union and to demand their freedom. The collection includes part of an unpublished, novelized memoir written by Alan M. Kohn in 1995, that focused on the rally. The collection also contains a letter of introduction to the memoir.

Dates: 1995, 2008

Alaska Project Collection

Identifier: AR 11865

This collection contains documents pertaining to a project, spearheaded by the Conference on Jewish Relations in the United States, to establish a large colony of Jewish refugees in Alaska. Included are: German and American newspaper clippings (1938-1939) with announcements of new restrictive laws regarding the assets of Jews; followed by reports, meeting minutes and correspondence regarding the possibility of Alaska as a potential site for large scale resettlement of refugees.

Dates: 1937-1939

Albert A. Hutler Papers

 Collection — Box: CB-P4, Folder: P-156
Identifier: P-156

This collection consists of records Albert Hutler received and generated in mid-1945 during his service as chief of the Displaced Persons Office of Detachment F1E2, 2nd ECA Regiment, 7th U.S. Army Military Government, in Mannheim, Germany. Materials, mostly photocopies, include reports and memoranda on the status of Displaced Persons in Southwestern Germany and a few brief survivor accounts.

Dates: 1945, 1975

Albert A. List genealogy

Identifier: P-277

Copies of a genealogy of the family, with handwritten additions.

Dates: 1966

Albert B. Oppenheimer Collection

Identifier: AR 6282

This collection contains a considerable amount of correspondence relating to Albert Oppenheimer's restitution and inheritance cases, as well as a number of personal, family, and vital records (mostly photocopies) and a large number of photographs.

Dates: 1920-1978

Albert Bamberger Collection

Identifier: AR 25405

This collection primarily consists of letters written to Albert Bamberger from his parents and brother between 1938 and 1941. His mother was able to acquire an affidavit of support for one family member to immigrate to the United States from Germany, in 1938; Albert was chosen and settled in Baltimore. The letters mostly concern the (ultimately failed) emigration attempts of Bamberger's parents and brother. The collection also contains other correspondence as well as materials reflecting Bamberger's efforts to secure his family's immigration into the United States.

Dates: 1938-1947; Majority of material found within 1938-1941

Albert Dann Family Collection

Identifier: AR 98

This collection contains a wide variety of materials concerning Albert Dann, his ancestors, and children. Included are genealogical materials, correspondence, biographical information, and official, business, and restitution documents.

Dates: 1819-1978

Albert Einstein Papers

 Collection — Box: CB-P8, Folder: P-287
Identifier: P-287

Collection includes correspondence with Jacob Yatskowitz (1941) regarding efforts to help Karl Schoenberg leave Berlin; and letter from Schoenberg to Yatskowitz. Also includes letter from Einstein to David Lurie of New Century Club of Boston (1921) regarding use of Club funds for the Hebrew University, and letter from Einstein to Barnet Hirsch (1945) about Jewish nationalism.

Dates: 1921-1945, 1989

Albert Einstein Collection

Identifier: AR 136 / MF 549

This collection contains letters and notes by Albert Einstein, as well as photographs, clippings, items commemorating Einstein, the Einstein family tree, and autographs. The collection also includes a guest book from 1929 from Einstein's house in Caputh with entries made by guests who visited the house.

Dates: 1700s-1998; Majority of material found within 1879-1998

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

Albert G. Hess Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25706

The collection contains materials relating to the life of Albert G. Hess and his family. These include official documents, correspondence, transcript of records of university, newspaper clippings, a publication, and photographs. The collection documents his life in Germany prior to World War II and in the United States after his immigration.

Dates: 1918-1989; Majority of material found within 1939-1975

Albert Hutler Wilkes-Barre flood collection

Identifier: P-703

The collection consists of a report to the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds, Inc. on "Agnes" and the Jewish community of Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania, by Albert A. Hutler; a report entitled, The June 23, 1972 flood disaster, by George Joel, Director, The Scranton-Lackawanna Jewish Council, together with appended material of the Council; photographs of the damage to the United Hebrew Institute, a day school in Kingston, and of various scenes of Wilkes-Barre and the nearby area; newspapers and newspaper clippings; three letters of thanks from victims of the flood who were helped in various ways; several reports by volunteer workers; original statements by victims of the flood; reports on the Wilkes-Barre Jewish Community Center day camp programs for the summer of 1972; WBRE-TV, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, editorials; and general information provided by various agencies of the federal government, the Red Cross, the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce and other local agencies, the Commission on Economic Opportunity, and a map of the area; and a tape recording of talks by Eugene Roth, Chairman, Executive Committee, The Wyoming Valley Jewish Committee, and Albert A. Hutler before a meeting of the Leadership Development Group, Chicago Federation & Welfare Fund, October 13, 1972, in which they described the aid given the flood-stricken Greater Wilkes-Barre Community.

Dates: 1972-1975

Albert Jacobson Family Collection

Identifier: AR 3794

This collection contains Jacobson family documents from 19th and early 20th century Hamburg, as well as a substantial amount of materials pertaining to Albert Jacobson's attempts to secure an exit visa for his mother Adele Jacobson.

Dates: 1847-1971

Albert Phiebig Collection

Identifier: AR 352

This collection contains materials collected and created by Albert Phiebig in the course of his genealogical work. It primarily documents the history of the Phiebig family and related families, but also contains original materials from his ancestors and genealogical tables of other German-Jewish families, as well as other genealogical material and a few personal materials.

Dates: 1600s-2002

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