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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papers from his involvement with the American Jewish Congress and Jewish Information Bureau, published and unpublished writings, publications collected by Richards, articles about Richards and his activities, correspondence and articles from testimonial dinners in honor of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.
This collection of mainly anti-Semitic material was compiled by a Jewish librarian of German descent who infiltrated the pro-Nazi community developing in New York City in the years leading up to World War II. The bulk of the collection consists of publications and printed matter, with the notable exception of narrative reports that describe first-hand experiences and observations of Nazi-affiliated events. Document types include advertisements, event announcements, books, clippings, correspondence, magazines and newspapers, travel guides, political memorabilia, and other print ephemera.
The General Jewish Council was an umbrella organization founded by the American Jewish Committee, American Jewish Congress, B’nai B’rith, and Jewish Labor Committee in order to coordinate their rights defense activities.
The bulk of the records in this collection date between from 1938-1944, the active years of the Council. Materials consist primarily of correspondence, minutes, memoranda, and reports.
Papers of Morey Schapira reflect the work of the prominent activist of the American Soviet Jewry movement in the years 1965-1993. The collection includes details on Mr. Schapira’s leadership role with organizations Action for Soviet Jewry, the Bay Area Council on Soviet Jewry, the New England Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry, the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry, and the Union of Councils for Soviet Jews. The collection contains files on many other groups, individuals and topics.
This collection contains documents relating to Isaac A. Hourwich’s role as an economist, publicist, statistician, lawyer, author, and authority on immigration, as well as his involvement with the labor movement and the formation of the American Jewish Congress. There are reports, minutes of meetings, memoranda, clippings and correspondence, and manuscripts and articles about Jewish labor, Socialism, Russia, Marxism, immigration, and other subjects. These materials demonstrate Hourwich’s important role in American labor, immigration theory, and political and economic theory.
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of William Edlin, editor of The Day and a prominent Socialist. It includes correspondence with individuals and with organizations, newspaper clippings, manuscripts of works by Edlin and by others as well as translations done by Edlin, and some of Edlin’s personal documents. These materials relate to Edlin’s involvement with The Day, with the Socialist Party, the Workmen’s Circle, various labor and Zionist organizations, literary clubs and activities, and with music, art and drama.
The records of the American Jewish Congress, a national Jewish agency, concerned primarily with Jewish and other minority civil rights, include the constitution, by-laws, and minutes of the Administrative and Executive Committees and Governing Council of the Congress. The collection has materials generated by the National Biennial Conventions, Executive Directors, including Phil Baum and Henry Siegman, and the General Counsel files of Will Maslow, Commissions and the Jerusalem Conferences of Mayors, Regional Chapters, National Women's Division, Business and Professional Chapters, Public Relations, and miscellaneous activities conducted by American Jewish Congress.
The collection documents the activities of a human rights non-government organization on behalf of Soviet Jewry and Jews in the Former Soviet Union. Organized by Harold Light in San Francisco in 1967, the group worked to bring the Soviet Jewry issue to national and international attention. The collection contains correspondence, minutes, case files, publications, newspaper clippings, card files of Refuseniks, subject files, audio/visual materials, and information on other Soviet Jewry and interreligious organizations. Also included are materials relating to Soviet Jewish emigration, Cold War relations, the collapse of the Soviet Union, and human rights conditions in Russia and the former Soviet republics.
This collection documents the life and activities of dancer and activist Ronya Schwaab. The collection contains material related to her activities advocating for Soviet Jews, lecturing on various topics, her trips abroad, and writing reviews for numerous books. It also includes correspondence with family, friends, and various officials in both the public and non-profit spheres of politics and business. The collection contains numerous photographs and certificates that further document her activities and accomplishments.
- American Jewish Historical Society 6
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 2
- Leo Baeck Institute 1
- Correspondence 8
- Photographs 6
- Antisemitism 5
- Memorandums 5
- Minutes (administrative records) 5
- Pamphlets 5
- New York (N.Y.) 4
- Publications (documents) 4
- Reports 4
- Audiocassettes 3
- Emigration and immigration 3
- Financial records 3
- Israel 3
- Jews, Soviet 3
- Legal documents 3
- Newsletters 3
- Soviet Union 3
- United States 3
- Zionism 3 + ∧ less
- Yiddish 6
- French 5
- German 5
- Hebrew 5
- Italian 3
- Spanish; Castilian 3
- Arabic 2
- Chinese 1
- Czech 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
- Polish 1 + ∧ less
- Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 4
- American Bar Association 2
- B'nai B'rith 2
- Barondess, Joseph, 1867-1928 2
- Cahan, Abraham, 1860-1951 2
- Coughlin, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1891-1979 2
- Gilbert, Martin, 1936-2015 2
- Greater New York Conference on Soviet Jewry 2
- Magnes, J. L. (Judah Leon), 1877-1948 2
- National Conference on Soviet Jewry (U.S.) 2
- Nudel, Ida 2
- Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 2
- Sakharov, Andreĭ, 1921-1989 2
- Shcharansky, Anatoly 2
- Socialist Party (U.S.) 2
- Union of Councils for Soviet Jews 2
- YIVO Archives 2
- Zionist Organization of America 2
- Agnos, Art 1 + ∧ less