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This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Abraham Klausner, including articles written by and about him, research materials for his articles and his memoir, correspondence, and Klausner’s personal and military records. These materials reflect his active involvement with Displaced Persons and the DP Camps in Postwar Germany as well as his sometimes complicated relationships with the Joint Distribution Committee and the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA). The collection also contains issues of Fun Letstn Hurbn (From the Last Extermination).
The papers of Colonel Seymour Jacob Pomrenze (1916-2011) contain materials relating to his role as the first director of the Offenbach Archival Depot (OAD) in early 1946, as well as documentation of his career as a records management and archives consultant for the American Jewish cultural sector. It also includes a small amount of biographical material.
The Papers of Graenum Berger (1908-1999) document Berger's involvement with Ethiopian Jewry and his efforts to bring about their rescue from Ethiopia through his organization, the American Association for Ethiopian Jews (AAEJ). The Papers also contain materials regarding Berger's other interests-his writings, his travels throughout the world, his community affiliations, his career as a Jewish social work executive, his commitment to Jewish causes, and his commitment to Israel. Also included are personal and biographical materials from his many long-term friendships and associations; correspondence, minutes, reports, clippings, manuscripts, research materials, journal articles, photographs, and publications.
The records of the People's Relief Committee for Jewish War Sufferers consist of correspondence with Jewish communities and relief organizations in Europe, Palestine, Cuba, South America, the United States, and Canada; as well as scrapbooks containing U.S. and Canadian Yiddish and English newspaper clippings and printed promotional literature pertaining to the fundraising activities of the People's Relief Committee in North America and abroad.
This collection contains correspondence, documents, and newspaper clippings relating to the life and activities of Frankel in the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, as well as in other social welfare Jewish organizations. Includes biographic and bibliographic data; manuscript and printed copies of his writings; speeches on the subjects of health, insurance and Jewish affairs; and miscellaneous personal correspondence, particularly especially with Milton Rosenau.
Papers of Louis Kraft: social worker, writer, and executive director of the Jewish Welfare Board, 1938-1947. The collection is valuable to researchers studying the Jewish Community Center movement, in particular the activities of the National Jewish Welfare Board during the 1940's, as well as the reestablishment of Jewish community life in Europe after World War II. The collection contains correspondence, minutes, financial and fund raising documents, newspaper clippings, publications, agenda of meetings and conferences, resolutions, annual reports, and handwritten notes. Also included are personal items such as certificates, scrapbooks, diaries, greeting cards, and photographs.
This collection contains the papers of Sallyann Amdur Sack, “The Godmother” of Jewish Genealogy. In 1980, Sack founded the Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington (JGSGW); in 1984, she organized the First International Seminar on Jewish Genealogy in Jerusalem, Israel; and in 1985, she co-founded AVOTAYNU: The International Review of Jewish Genealogy, known as “The Voice” of Jewish Genealogy research. These papers chronicle Dr. Sack’s groundbreaking work, which ranges from the early 1980s through 2007. The collection contains correspondence, conference and seminar materials, planning and research papers, as well as photographs and audio/visual material.
- Minutes (administrative records) 5
- Clippings (information artifacts) 4
- Reports 4
- Articles 3
- International relief 3
- New York (N.Y.) 3
- Israel 2
- Manuscripts (documents) 2
- Memorandums 2
- Newsletters 2
- Palestine 2
- Pamphlets 2
- Photographs 2
- Scrapbooks 2
- Social service 2
- Speeches (documents) 2
- Africa 1
- African American Jews 1
- Airborne operations (Military science) 1 ∧ less
- French 5
- Yiddish 5
- Lithuanian 2
- Polish 2
- Russian 2
- Spanish; Castilian 2
- Amharic 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Italian 1
- Portuguese 1
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 1
- Swedish 1 ∧ less
- American Jewish Historical Society 3
- American Jewish Relief Committee for Sufferers from the War 2
- Berger, Graenum 2
- Jewish Agency for Israel 2
- Agudah Yiśreʼelit lemaʻan Yehude Etyopyah 1
- All-Russian Jewish Public Committee 1
- Alliance israélite universelle 1
- American Association for Ethiopian Jews 1
- American Mizrachi Women 1
- American Name Society 1
- American Pro-Falasha Committee 1
- American Public Health Association 1
- Asch, Sholem, 1880-1957 1
- Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies 1
- Avotaynu Foundation 1
- Begin, Menachem, 1913-1992 1
- Beider, Alexander 1
- Berger, Emma, 1911- 1
- Berger, Samuel D. (Samuel David), 1911-1980 1 ∧ less