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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papers from his involvement with the American Jewish Congress and Jewish Information Bureau, published and unpublished writings, publications collected by Richards, articles about Richards and his activities, correspondence and articles from testimonial dinners in honor of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.
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.
Contains correspondence, judicial opinions, addresses and speeches, newspaper clippings, and published material relating to Perlman's career as a judge in various municipal courts of the city of New York (1935-1952), his political career as a New York State Assemblyman (1915-1917), member of the United States House of Representatives (1920-1927), and as an unsuccessful candidate for New York State office.
It also contains published material relating to Perlman's activities on behalf of the Jewish community, especially the American Jewish Congress (1942-1946), where he served as chairman of its National Executive Committee.
Approximately half of this collection consists of the official minutes; memoranda; administrative and investigatory reports; and correspondence of the Mayor's Committee on Unity established by Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1944, of which Perlman served as a member on the subcommittees on Housing, City Services, and the Timone Investigation.
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.
This collection contains annual reports, board minutes, case studies, correspondence, newsletters, survey reports, and other items.
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Shad Polier, including legal files from cases with which Polier was involved, particularly those concerning adoptions and civil liberties, articles and speeches by Polier, correspondence, and materials from several of the organizations with which Polier was affiliated, including the American Jewish Congress, the World Jewish Congress and the NAACP. These materials reflect his widespread participation with the civil liberties movement, equal rights and anti-discrimination law.
- American Jewish Historical Society 6
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 2
- Clippings (information artifacts) 7
- New York (N.Y.) 5
- Photographs 4
- Antisemitism -- United States 3
- Civil rights 3
- Financial records 3
- Memorandums 3
- Reports 3
- Antisemitism 2
- Articles 2
- Der Tog (New York) 2
- Israel 2
- Legal documents 2
- Manuscripts (documents) 2
- New York (State) 2
- Pamphlets 2
- Publications (documents) 2
- Race relations 2 + ∧ less
- Yiddish 6
- Russian 5
- French 4
- German 4
- Hebrew 4
- Italian 2
- Arabic 1
- Chinese 1
- Czech 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
- Polish 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1 + ∧ less
- Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 5
- American Jewish Committee 2
- Barondess, Joseph, 1867-1928 2
- Cahan, Abraham, 1860-1951 2
- Jewish Labor Committee (U.S.) 2
- Magnes, J. L. (Judah Leon), 1877-1948 2
- Polier, Justine Wise, 1903-1987 2
- Polier, Shad, 1906-1976 2
- Socialist Party (U.S.) 2
- World Jewish Congress 2
- YIVO Archives 2
- Zionist Organization of America 2
- Allgemeyner Idisher arbayṭerbund in Liṭa, Poylen un Rusland 1
- American Civil Liberties Union 1
- American Jewish Congress. Commission on Law and Social Action 1
- American Jewish Congress. Commission on National Affairs 1
- American Jewish Congress. Office of Jewish Information 1
- American Jewish Congress. Public Relations Department 1
- American Jewish Congress. Women's Division 1 + ∧ less