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Adler Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-890
Abstract

This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Celia Adler and Lazar Freed, including theatrical materials such as scripts, programs and sheet music, correspondence, newspaper clippings, assorted publications, and photographs of many of the members of the Adler family and their friends from the Yiddish theater. These materials reflect the wide scope of the Adler acting family and their immense influence on Yiddish theater, Broadway and motion pictures.

Dates: 1893-1992; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1977

Admiral Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-632
Abstract

This collection is comprised of papers pertaining to Admiral Louis Lichtenstein Strauss, his career, and his community and organizational activities. He belonged to such groups as the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Temple Emanu-El in New York, the American Jewish Committee, the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, the Jewish Agricultural Society, and the Union of Hebrew Congregations.

His papers include extensive correspondence, organizational and institutional records, photographs, and publications which document his personal and public life as well as American Jewish issues that he was involved with such as relief efforts for Jewish refugees from Central Europe, interest and involvement in the Reform movement, and endeavors to combat anti-Semitism, especially as propagated by Father Charles E. Coughlin and Henry Ford.

Dates: 1908-1973

Adolf Kraus Biographical Data

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P14, Folder: P-520
Identifier: P-520
Abstract

Printer's proof of Kraus' entry in Who's Who in America, 1910-11.

Dates: ca. 1911

Adolf Lorch (1883-1971) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-1010
Abstract

This collection consists of materials related to Adolf Lorch’s efforts to support the emigration of family members and others from Germany between 1934 and the early 1950s. The bulk is made up of correspondence and affidavits. Also included are other family papers, business correspondence, a biographical sketch, and a photograph of Lorch.

Dates: 1896-2013; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1941

Adolph Heinrich Joseph Sutro papers

 Collection — Box: CB-P9, Folder: P-318
Identifier: P-318
Abstract

Contains three checks signed by Sutro; , and a broadside advertising the Sutro Baths, a public indoor pool.

Dates: undated, 1896-1897

Adolph J. Sabath papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-769
Abstract

Collection consists of: a collection of bills and resolutions (1912-1937); issues of the "Congressional Record" (1908, 1917, 1933, 1937, 1944-1948, 1950-1952); material relating to the independence of the Philippine Islands (1923, 1930-1931); war refugees; immigration laws; worker's compensation; fair employment practices; college discrimination; rent control; price controls; communism; labor and industry laws; liquor laws; and tributes to Samuel Gompers, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Adolph J. Sabath, and Israel's second anniversary.

Dates: 1909-1952

Adolphus Simeon Solomons, papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-28
Abstract

Included in this collection are papers which reflect Solomon's personal life and his involvement in communal and civic affairs. Approximately half of the collection consists of correspondence with Clara Barton and others relating to the organization and activities of the American Red Cross, and Solomons' role in its initial organization. Various cards, ribbons, and other American Red Cross memorabilia are included. Among his personal papers are school documents and family correspondence; of special interest is an engraving of a photograph of Abraham Lincoln taken at Philp & Solomons Metropolitan Gallery shortly before his death (1865), and a letter from Josephine Phillips to Solomons describing the reaction of New Yorkers to the death of Abraham Lincoln and this engraving (1865), and two tickets of admission to the impeachment trial of Andrew Johnson printed by the firm of Philp & Solomons (1868). Also included are typed copies of sermonettes given by Solomons to his family (1876-96). Of interest in his general papers is a letter to Dr. Wheeler regarding memorial services in Congress for Samuel F.B. Morse (1872); correspondence with several dictionary editors regarding the definition of "Jew" (1872-1874); and a letter from John Davis of the U.S. State Department regarding American Jews in Jerusalem. Clippings of newspaper articles by Solomons, tributes, memorial notices, and memorial sermons in honor or memory of Solomons are also included (1870-1910).

Dates: undated, 1841-1966

Aguilar Free Library Society records

 Collection
Identifier: I-437
Abstract

Collection consists of annual reports from 1899-1902 and a retrospect of the Society by its last President, Samuel Greenbaum.

Dates: 1899-1903

Al Jolson autograph

 Collection — Box: CB-P7, Folder: P-232
Identifier: P-232
Abstract

This collection contains Al Jolson's autograph.

Dates: undated

Alan L. Cohen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-973
Abstract

The collection contains photographs and video recordings taken by Kansas City, Missouri rabbi, Alan L. Cohen, during his trips to visit the Jewish Communities in the Former Soviet Union in 1989 and 1993. Included in Rabbi Cohen’s papers are photographs of a protest demonstration organized by Refuseniks in front of the Moscow Kremlin in 1989.

Dates: 1989, 1993

Alan M. Kohn Papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P28, Folder: P-956
Identifier: P-956
Abstract

The collection contains papers of Alan M. Kohn, a former emergency preparedness operations officer at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and a former president of Temple Beth Sholom, the Conservative Synagogue of Brevard County, Florida. It documents Mr. Kohn's participation in the Rally for Soviet Jewry outside of the John F. Kennedy Space Center of NASA on July 15, 1975. The occasion for the rally was the launch of the Apollo spacecraft manned with three astronauts for a rendezvous with the Soviet Soyuz manned spacecraft on the Apollo-Soyuz Space Mission. The purpose of the rally was to raise public awareness of the plight of the Jews in the Soviet Union and to demand their freedom. The collection includes part of an unpublished, novelized memoir written by Alan M. Kohn in 1995, that focused on the rally. The collection also contains a letter of introduction to the memoir.

Dates: 1995, 2008

Albert A. Hutler Papers

 Collection — Box: CB-P4, Folder: P-156
Identifier: P-156
Abstract

This collection consists of records Albert Hutler received and generated in mid-1945 during his service as chief of the Displaced Persons Office of Detachment F1E2, 2nd ECA Regiment, 7th U.S. Army Military Government, in Mannheim, Germany. Materials, mostly photocopies, include reports and memoranda on the status of Displaced Persons in Southwestern Germany and a few brief survivor accounts.

Dates: 1945, 1975

Albert A. List genealogy

 Collection
Identifier: P-277
Abstract

Copies of a genealogy of the family, with handwritten additions.

Dates: 1966

Albert Einstein Papers

 Collection — Box: CB-P8, Folder: P-287
Identifier: P-287
Abstract

Collection includes correspondence with Jacob Yatskowitz (1941) regarding efforts to help Karl Schoenberg leave Berlin; and letter from Schoenberg to Yatskowitz. Also includes letter from Einstein to David Lurie of New Century Club of Boston (1921) regarding use of Club funds for the Hebrew University, and letter from Einstein to Barnet Hirsch (1945) about Jewish nationalism.

Dates: 1921-1945, 1989

Albert Hutler Wilkes-Barre flood collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-703
Abstract

The collection consists of a report to the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds, Inc. on "Agnes" and the Jewish community of Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania, by Albert A. Hutler; a report entitled, The June 23, 1972 flood disaster, by George Joel, Director, The Scranton-Lackawanna Jewish Council, together with appended material of the Council; photographs of the damage to the United Hebrew Institute, a day school in Kingston, and of various scenes of Wilkes-Barre and the nearby area; newspapers and newspaper clippings; three letters of thanks from victims of the flood who were helped in various ways; several reports by volunteer workers; original statements by victims of the flood; reports on the Wilkes-Barre Jewish Community Center day camp programs for the summer of 1972; WBRE-TV, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, editorials; and general information provided by various agencies of the federal government, the Red Cross, the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce and other local agencies, the Commission on Economic Opportunity, and a map of the area; and a tape recording of talks by Eugene Roth, Chairman, Executive Committee, The Wyoming Valley Jewish Committee, and Albert A. Hutler before a meeting of the Leadership Development Group, Chicago Federation & Welfare Fund, October 13, 1972, in which they described the aid given the flood-stricken Greater Wilkes-Barre Community.

Dates: 1972-1975

Alexander Hamilton Manuscript Fragment

 Collection — Box: CB-P2, Folder: P-104
Identifier: P-104
Abstract

This collection contains a fragment of a manuscript written by Alexander Hamilton, in which he comments on the history of the Jews.

Dates: undated

Alexander Harkavy papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-50
Abstract

Contains a diary (68 pages) kept by Harkavy of his trip to Europe and Canada in the interests of Jewish emigration, 1906-1907, three printed lectures of a course in English given by Harkavy for the Jewish Home University (1926), the manuscript of a Hebrew-English-Yiddish dictionary begun by Harkavy but not completed (1934, 53 p.) and correspondence, including letters to him from Aaron S. Bettelheim (Baltimore, 1889), the Isaac bar Levison Hebrew Literary Society of Baltimore expressing their gratitude for his aid (1889), and Joseph Jacobs concerning an article for the Jewish encyclopedia (1901). Also contains material relating to his wife Bella and her family.

Dates: undated, 1868-1937

The Alexander Isaacs Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-418
Abstract

This collection contains a bond, issued by the Savannah and Charleston Rail Road Co., signed by Alexander Isaacs, president.

Dates: 1869

Alexander Mayer letters

 Collection — Box: CB-P3, Folder: P-117
Identifier: P-117
Abstract

Contains 27 letters, of which 16 are in German, written by Alexander Mayer from Panama, San Francisco, Sonora, Mexico, and Columbia, to his uncle Lazarus Mayer, and Edwin Bomeisler (1850-52). The collection deals largely with Mayer's efforts to establish a small clothing business in San Francisco. The letters were edited by Albert M. Friedenberg and printed in the Publications of the American Jewish Historical Society, vol. 31, pp. 135-71.

Dates: 1850-1852

Resolutions upon the declaration of innocence by Capt. Alfred Dreyfus

 Collection
Identifier: P-696
Abstract

St. Paul, Minn. Citizens Resolution, 1906.

Dates: 1906

Alfred E. Lipsey genealogies

 Collection
Identifier: P-631
Scope and Content Note

The Davidson/Borison family connection, a genealogy saga. Part I -- Davidson -- Borison (Datz-Kowsky Borishnikov; v. I -- Mauerberger/Mayerberg; v. II -- Mauerberger/Mayerberg Komisarsky family; v. III part A--Nathan family v. III part B--Nathan family v. III part B--Nathan family. v. IV Wistenetzky family; v. V--Miller family. v. VI--Capin family. v. VII--Lipshitz/Konheym family. v. VIII--Aron Wistenetzky family.

Dates: 1990-1992

Alice Davis Menken Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-23
Abstract

An important figure in the social welfare movement, Menken devoted much of her life to working with women in the penal system. The collection contains publications regarding her social reform work; scrapbooks and travel notebooks; journals; diaries; correspondence and reports relating to her activities with the Society of New York State Women, Jewish Welfare Board, Jewish Protectory and Aid Society (later called Jewish Board of Guardians), New York City Woman's Night Court, Hudson State Training School, New York State Reformatory for Women, Society for Political Study, Daughters of American Revolution, Progressive Party, Mayor's Committee of Women on National Defense, New York, Congregation Shearith Israel, Florence Crittendon League, Committee of Fourteen and the Inwood House.

Dates: undated, 1882-1936

Papers of Aliza Greenblatt (1885-1975)

 Collection
Identifier: P-855
Abstract

The papers of Yiddish poet Aliza Greenblatt include copies of published and unpublished songs, poems and articles in both typed and handwritten manuscript form, newsletters, newspaper clippings, programs, scrapbook pages, and sheet music. There are also drafts and correspondence regarding her autobiography, including original letters sent to her from her husband Isidore when he visited Palestine in 1920, which form a portion of her autobiography. The collection also contains correspondence and legal documents from Greenblatt’s family, documents relating to her Zionist and charitable activities, and correspondence from other Yiddish writers and poets.

Dates: undated, 1882-1983, 1993

Allon Gal collection

 Collection — Box: CB-P7, Folder: P-251
Identifier: P-251
Abstract

Contains a bibliography of articles by Borochov published in 6 Yiddish newspapers in New York City, 1914-1917; and copy of lecture given by Gal at American Jewish Archives (1990).

Dates: undated, 1990

Alpha Delta Epsilon Collection

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box I6, Folder: Collection I-342
Identifier: I-342
Abstract

The collection contains the following publication: Bamagram (1940).

Dates: 1940

Alpha Epsilon Phi Collection

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box I9, Folder: Collection I-489
Identifier: I-489
Dates: March 1947

Alpha Epsilon Pi Collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-341
Abstract

The collection contains miscellaneous correspondence, announcements of those killed in the service, directories of national officers and alumnae chapters and alphabetical and geographical rosters of members. Also included is the following publications: Alumni News (1934-1956).

Dates: 1934-1956

Alpha Omega Collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-343
Abstract

This collection is comprised of invitations, programs, fliers, and reports. The documents in this collection describe annual conventions, the Boston Chapter's various events, award and annual dinners and memorial services. Also included is a report of the National Council meeting and a fiftieth Anniversary celebration program.

Dates: 1947-1970

Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America Collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-330
Abstract

This collection contains almanacs, programs, newsletters, pamphlets and local and regional publications issued by the clothing workers union. Includes material relating to the union's conventions, insurance fund, cultural activities, cooperative housing, and health and welfare programs.

Dates: undated, 1923-1964

American Academic Association for Peace in the Middle East (N.Y.) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-321
Abstract

This collection contains publications relating to research and statements made by scholars responding to the Israeli-Arab conflict. Publications include articles, papers, pamphlets, posters, reports, newsletters, bulletins, fact sheets, public statements, and the first annual conference proceeding.

Dates: undated, 1967-1984

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