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The records of the American Jewish Historical Society, the oldest national ethnic historical organization in the United States, include correspondence of officers and staff as well as inter-office memos, multiple versions of the constitution and by-laws of the society, meeting minutes of administrative branches and committees, membership and financial records, reports, exhibit materials, records relating to the society’s library and archival holdings, press releases and newspaper clippings, and publications and newsletters created by the society. There are also materials from various programs, such as meetings and conferences, tours, lectures, awards and dinners, films, and educational programs.
This collection contains the papers of Ernest W. Michel, Holocaust Survivor Journalist and public speaker,including clippings of newspaper articles written by and about Michel, correspondence between Michel and many important Jewish and political figures and autograph files, which Michel collected. Many of these files concern Michel’s Holocaust experiences, speaking engagements, the World Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors, and Michel’s work with the United Jewish Appeal.
Contains material collected by the Jewish Media Service (JMS) on Jewish films, film company catalogs, resources and information from and about various media centers. The majority of the Jewish Media Service records date from when the JMS operated independently from 1975 to 1987. Types of material found in the collection include articles, brochures, catalogs, correspondence, examination study guides, filmographies, film stills, newsletters, pamphlets, photographs, posters, publications, scripts, and slides.
This collection contains writings, minutes, financial records, correspondence, printed materials, newspaper clippings, and photographs relating to Broido's employment, investments, and Jewish and non-Jewish communal activities. It includes material regarding the department store, Gimbel Bros. (1934-1966), where he was associated with Bernard Gimbel, and where he served as Executive Vice President and as Chairman of the Advisory Committee (1953-1961); Temple Emanu-El (1957-1970), where he served as trustee and opposed secession from the Union of American Hebrew Congregations; the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (1944-1976), serving as President from 1965-1975, and where he was involved in the investigation of the Charles Jordan murder in Prague (1967); the Union of American Hebrew Congregations (1953-1972) where he served as trustee and played an active role in financial matters and relations with the Hebrew Union College; the United Jewish Appeal (1941-1972) where he served as President (1951-1952), trustee and member of the Board of Directors; the New York City Community College (1956-1972) where he served as trustee; and the Department of Commerce and Industrial Development of the City of New York (1961-1971) where he served as Commissioner (1961-1966).
The collection documents the National Jewish Welfare Board's (JWB) evolution from an organization founded in 1917 to provide support for soldiers in times of war to an agency involved in all aspects of Jewish life both in the United States and abroad. In 1990 JWB recreated itself as the Jewish Community Centers Association of North America.
The Robison Family Fapers reflect various activities of Adolf C. and Ann Green Robison in civic organizations, Jewish communal life, Jewish national and international affairs, and individually in the arts. The collection contains information on the origins of the United Nations; and on aid to Israel before, during, and after the War of Independence. The materials include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, financial documents, newspaper clippings, photographs, diaries, scrapbooks, musical scores, and play scripts.
- Clippings (information artifacts) 5
- Financial records 4
- Israel 4
- Minutes (administrative records) 4
- New York (N.Y.) 4
- Reports 4
- Articles 3
- Newsletters 3
- Pamphlets 3
- Press releases 3
- Programs (documents) 3
- Publications (documents) 3
- Scripts (documents) 3
- Speeches (documents) 3
- Annual reports 2
- Audiotapes 2
- Brochures 2
- Certificates 2 + ∧ less
- Hebrew 4
- Spanish; Castilian 4
- Swedish 2
- Afrikaans 1
- Danish 1
- American Jewish Historical Society 4
- National Council of Jewish Women 3
- National Jewish Welfare Board 3
- Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 2
- Brandeis University 2
- Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds 2
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 2
- Janowsky, Oscar I. (Oscar Isaiah), 1900-1993 2
- Altman, S. Morton 1
- American Association for Jewish Education 1
- American Association of University Women 1
- American Historical Association 1
- American Jewish Archives 1
- American Jewish Conference on Soviet Jewry 1
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 1
- American Lung Association of New Jersey 1
- American Zionist Youth Foundation 1
- Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 1
- B'nai B'rith 1 + ∧ less