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Bernard G. Richards Papers
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papers from his involvement with the American Jewish Congress and Jewish Information Bureau, published and unpublished writings, publications collected by Richards, articles about Richards and his activities, correspondence and articles from testimonial dinners in honor of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.
B'nai B'rith Philatelic collection
Collection consists of first day of issue stamps issued by the U.S. Post office. Included with each stamp is a biographical or historical sketch of Jewish history as it relates to the stamp's theme. Sketches are organized alphabetically by subject.
Campus Zionism collection
Includes Avukah and IZFA publications, reports, and bulletins collected by Sumner Alpert, who served as national President for Avukah and the Intercollegiate Zionist Federation of America. Material consists of Alpert's personal notes and history of Avukah and IZFA, "Zionism on Campus" written by Alpert for "Jewish Education" in 1947, "The Brandeis Avukah Volume of 1936", Avukah bulletins from 1944-1945, Avukah convention reports from 1942 and 1945, various Avukah publications, IZFA constitution and 1948 report, IZFA convention reports from 1945-1950, a IZFA Zionism on campus manual, and National Student Zionist Conference report from 1954.
Felix Frankfurter Papers
The collection consists of five letters and six articles. Of special interest is a letter to "Mr. Filene" (probably E.A. Filene), regarding a proposed mass meeting to be held in Boston in support of the nomination of Louis D. Brandeis for associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1916?).
Israel Goldberg papers
The collection consists primarily of the author's unpublished manuscripts and songs (set to music); printed texts of plays, short stories, essays and other literary works; material relating to several organized attempts to ban The merchant of Venice from the NYC public school curriculum; personal documents and correspondence; newspaper clippings; and other material utilized as sources for his writings. The correspondence is primarily with publishers and Emanuel Neumann and relating to Zionism in general.
It also contains a detailed record, consisting of letters, a dated handwritten account, and news clippings, of the 1927 Zionist Convention in Atlantic City, centering on an internal schism as to the competence of the Lipsky administration, as well as some follow-up material in 1928. Prominent in these papers is correspondence with Louis D. Brandeis; also represented are Henrietta Szold and Chaim Weizmann.
Louis Brandeis Collection
Contains thirteen letters on a variety of subjects. Of interest are: a letter written to Walter Lippmann, referring to a talk with Felix Frankfurter regarding Brandeis' confirmation as a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1916); and a letter to Abraham H. Sakier regarding Brandeis' wish not to have his name connected with any fund-raising project for a university in Palestine (1930).
Papers of Cecilia Razovsky
The papers consist of correspondence and reports of Cecelia Razovsky (married name: Davidson), noted social worker specializing in immigration and resettlement of refugees. The collection includes information about her work with the National Council of Jewish Women in the 1920s, and with the National Refugee Service (and predecessor organizations) in the 1930s. Information is included about her work as a Resettlement Supervisor in the post-World War II Displaced Persons camps in Europe, and as a field worker in the southwestern U.S. for the United Service for New Americans in 1950. The collection contains reports and correspondence from her trips to South America, primarily Brazil, to explore possibilities of refugee settlement in 1937 and 1946; as a representative for United HIAS Service to aid in settling Egyptian and Hungarian refugees in 1957-1958; and as a pleasure trip and evaluation of the changes in the Jewish community of the country in 1963. Also included in the collection are many of Razovsky's articles, plays, and pamphlets.
Herbert Friedenwald correspondence
Contains correspondence, mostly of a personal nature, from Mayer Sulzberger, Louis Marshall, Herbert Quick, Thomas W. Page, and Louis D. Brandeis. Also included is correspondence between Nathan Straus and Mayer Sulzberger regarding Friedenwald's candidacy for the House of Representatives in 1912, as well as correspondence with the American Jewish Historical Society regarding a letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Lee Kaufer Frankel collection
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.
Louis Lipsky Papers
Louis Lipsky (1876-1963) was a noted Zionist leader, journalist, and writer. The collection contains personal correspondence, memoranda, speeches, magazine and newspaper articles, manuscripts, drafts of books, and organizational materials concerning the Zionist movement, and various Jewish organizations.
Microfilm Collection in the Hadassah Archives
The Hadassah Microfilm Collection consists of 16mm and 35mm reels containing images of various Hadassah publications, administrative documents, and personal archival material. Content includes on-site photographs, membership and organizational documents, regional chapter lists and histories, items relating to Hadassah’s Zionist political history, and a near-complete run of Hadassah Newsletter/Magazine. Other than the newsletter/magazine run, all images are unique within the collection.
Personal Papers and Special Collections of Influential Executives, Volunteers, and Individuals Associated with Hadassah in the Hadassah Archives
This record group contains personal papers and special collections documenting individuals, both Hadassah members and non-Hadassah members, who were important to Hadassah. Much of the material forming the collections in this record group came from the administrative files of the national office of Hadassah, though some of the material was donated to Hadassah. Key individuals represented within this record group include Hadassah national board members Anna Tulin Elyachar, Bertha S. Schoolman, and Denise Tourover Ezekiel, as well as Jesse Zel Lurie who served as the first professional editor of Hadassah Magazine (originally Hadassah Newsletter) from 1947 to 1980.
Philip M. Raskin collection
Collection contains poems and publications written by Philip Raskin, published poet and editor of American Jewish news. Collection also includes sheet music, correspondence from Louis Brandeis and others, photographs, war ration books, and obituaries.
Records of the Industrial Removal Office
The Industrial Removal Office was created as part of the Jewish Agricultural Society to assimilate immigrants into American society, both economically and culturally. It worked to employ all Jewish immigrants. The collection contains administrative and financial records, immigrants' removal records, and correspondence. A database has been constructed to search for persons removed by the Industrial Removal Office.
Records of the National Association of Jewish Social Workers
This collection contains programs and papers read at the Annual Meetings of 1915-1916, the resolution passed at a special meeting in 1915 regarding the founding the School for Jewish Communal Work, the pension plan proposals, and correspondence regarding the Summer School for Social Work held jointly with the Jewish Chautauqua Society. Includes correspondence with the American Jewish Committee, National Americanization Committee, National Conference of Jewish Charities, New York City Board of Education, and the U.S. Dept. of Labor Immigration Bureau relating to the work of the association. Contains also the correspondence of Cyrus Adler, Ludwig Bernstein, Louis d. Brandeis, Lee K. Frankel, Israel Friedlander, Oscar Leonard, Louis Levin, Irving Lipsitch, Minnie F. Low, Louis Marshall, Belle Moskowitz, Milton Reizenstein, H.L. Sabsovich, Philip Seman, and Morris D. Waldman.
Society of Jewish Social Workers (New York, N.Y.) records
This collection contains minutes of the Executive Committee meetings (1909-1912) and of the Committee on the Registration Bureau (1911-1912), to form an interagency bureau to register applicants for assistance. Includes listing of lecture courses and the correspondence of Philip D. Bookstaber, Louis Dembitz Brandeis, Morris Loeb, H.L. Sabsovich, and the New York Kehillah pertaining to the work of the society.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Speech and Autographed Letter
The collection consists of an autographed letter from Ginsburg to Michael Feldberg, Executive Director of the American Jewish Historical Society, enclosing a speech she gave at Touro Synagogue in Newport, R.I. in celebration of the 350th anniversary of Jews in America. Ginsburg's speech summarized the careers of the following Jewish Supreme Court Justices: Louis D. Brandeis, Benjamin Cardozo, Felix Frankfurter, Arthur Goldberg, and Abe Fortas. A copy of the speech was reprinted in the catalog for the AJHS' exhibition "Greetings from Home.".
Samuel Price papers
Collection contains the personal diaries, correspondence, and other miscellaneous materials of Samuel Price. Along with personal documents, this collection includes items relating to Jewish community life in the Northeastern United States.
Shlomo H. Bardin oral history
Contains a transcript and two cassette tapes.
Stephen Wise papers
The collection has been arranged according to the following broad subject areas: personal affairs; speeches, sermons, and articles, both manuscript and published; the Free Synagogue in New York City; the Jewish Institute of Religion; American Jewish affairs; relations between the Jewish and non-Jewish communities; New York City affairs; United States affairs; the press (both Jewish and non-Jewish); world affairs; the American Jewish Congress and World Jewish Congress; refugees; Zionism; Palestine and Israel; arts and letters; and individual corrspondence of a general nature.
- Correspondence 8
- Minutes (administrative records) 6
- Zionism 6
- Articles 4
- Clippings (information artifacts) 4
- New York (N.Y.) 4
- Refugees 4
- Social service 4
- Speeches (documents) 4
- United States 4
- Antisemitism -- United States 3
- Emigration and immigration 3
- Jewish lawyers 3
- Pamphlets 3
- Photographs 3
- Reports 3
- Antisemitism 2
- Diaries 2
- Invitations 2
- Memorandums 2 + ∧ less
- English 19
- Yiddish 6
- German 5
- Hebrew 5
- French 3
- Spanish; Castilian 3
- Italian 2
- Polish 2
- Portuguese 2
- Russian 2
- Arabic 1
- Chinese 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 1 + ∧ less
- Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 5
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 4
- Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 4
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 4
- Marshall, Louis, 1856-1929 4
- Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 4
- Zionist Organization of America 4
- Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 3
- American Jewish Committee 3
- American Jewish Congress 3
- Ben-Gurion, David, 1886-1973 3
- Cardozo, Benjamin N. (Benjamin Nathan), 1870-1938 3
- Federation of American Zionists 3
- Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society of America 3
- National Council of Jewish Women 3
- Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 3
- Szold, Robert, 1889-1977 3
- Weizmann, Chaim, 1874-1952 3
- Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 2 + ∧ less