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Benjamin Franklin Peixotto family papers

 Collection — Box: CB-P6, Folder: P-195
Identifier: P-195

Contains primarily papers of Benjamin Franklin Peixotto, including: addresses to Constitution Grand Lodge of B'nai B'rith and to YMHA; a letter from Ulysses S. Grant appointing Peixotto as U.S. Consul-General to Romania; correspondence during Peixotto's residency as Consul in Bucharest and Lyons; and the estate papers of Moses Levy Maduro Peixotto.

Dates: 1828-1829, 1864, 1870, 1873, 1875-1876, 1881, 1884-1885, 1887

Benjamin Frederick Reiner Diaries and Essays

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P25, Folder: P-847
Identifier: P-847

The collection documents Reiner's life as a boy in Yugoslavia and his problems adjusting to his new life in America. Reiner attended public high school and later worked in various factories after graduation. His papers contain copies of typed diary entries and essays he wrote from ages 15-21, as well as a copy of his ship manifest. His writings touch on social activities and economic hardships of a young teenager, his improvement with the English language, his drift away from Orthodoxy, and his impression of labor movements.

Dates: 1928, 1930-1933, 1936

Benjamin Jacobs Writ

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P13, Folder: Collection P-437
Identifier: P-437

This collection contains a writ ordering the sheriff of New York City to produce Jacobs for a court appearance on November 9, 1784.

Dates: 1784

Benjamin Mordecai Collection

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P14, Folder: P-497
Identifier: P-497

Contains two bills of sale, documenting the purchase of a slave by Benjamin Mordecai on December 3, 1851, and the resale of the same slave by him on January 19, 1852. Also contains a letter from Christopher Gustavas Memminger (1803-1888), Secretary of the Treasury, referring to the case of B. Mordecai, probably Benjamin Mordecai.

Dates: 1851-1864

Benjamin Roth Collection

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P16, Folder: P-603
Identifier: P-603

Consists of an ethical letter written in German by Benjamin Roth to his son, Solomon, before he departed from Germany for the United States in 1854, and a copy of an article from the American Jewish archives journal describing the Roth family history with the translation of the ethical letter.

Dates: undated, 1854, 1952-1969

Bernard Baruch papers

 Collection — Box: CB-P6, Folder: P-200
Identifier: P-200

The collection consists primarily of letters from Baruch on various subjects. Included are ten letters to Rudolph Kommer, author and playwright (1923-1941); a letter to Mrs. Samuel Gompers regarding her husband (1932); a letter to the editor of the Washington star regarding U.S. loans to foreign governments (1945); two letters to Herbert Bayard Swope regarding his work on the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission (1947); seven routine letters; the printer's proof for Baruch's entry in Who's Who in America, 1926-1927; three signed photographs; addresses delivered by Baruch when awarded the Churchman's Medal, and upon being awarded a gold medal by the National Institute of Social Sciences (1944); a medical certificate, signed by Simon Baruch (1840-1921), verifying that R.S. Desportes, an officer of his regiment, was unfit for duty (1862); and Baruch's declaration of intention to become a citizen of the United States (1870).

Dates: undated, 1862-1957

Bernard C. Ehrenreich Papers

Identifier: P-26

The Papers of Bernard Calonius Ehrenreich, a Rabbi and civic leader in Montgomery, Alabama, document his personal and professional life over seven decades, and highlights his involvment in a broad range of organizations and activities. The collection is valuable to those researching topics such as Zionism; Progressivism; boys' camps; Montgomery, Alabama's Jewish community; Christian-Jewish relations in the South; and soldiers' correspondence from World War I and World War II. In addition, Ehrenreich's involvment in organizations such as the National Jewish Welfare Board; National American Woman Suffrage Association; Intercollegiate Menorah Association; Federation of American Zionists; and Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity are documented within the collection as well as postcards displaying various Jewish images.

Dates: undated, 1871-1971

Barnard E. Bee Letter

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P12, Folder: Collection P-423
Identifier: P-423

This collection contains a printed letter of endorsement, signed "Many Friends," favoring the election of Bee as Receiver of Tax Returns in Savannah, Georgia. Bee was formerly employed by the firm of Cohen & Hertz.

Dates: 1852

Bernard G. Richards Papers

Identifier: P-868

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.

Dates: undated, 1820, 1868, 1895-1996, 1999

Bernard Hart Voucher

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P16, Folder: P-576
Identifier: P-576

Contains one voucher for payment by the city of New York to Hart "for powder and making cartridges for 4th July.".

Dates: 1810

Bernard Postal papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P17, Folder: P-606
Identifier: P-606

Collection consists of two sets of correspondence with famous persons regarding: (i) Who is the greatest Jew, living or dead (1957), and (ii) Whether a Jew could be elected President of the United States (1959); two letters having to do with Chanukah; an article having to do with Jews being named president of universities; and a pamphlet about Jewish sites in the Caribbean.

Dates: undated, 1957-1971

Bernhard Felsenthal papers

Identifier: P-21

This Collection consists primarily of English, German, Hebrew, and French language correspondence concerning Reform Judaism, Zionism; the founding of the American Jewish Historical Society; the Jewish Publication Society; B'nai B'rith; the legal position of Jews in England and the United States with particular reference to the Naturalization Acts; the religious and social life and the history of Jews in Russia and Poland; Bible readings in public schools; the study of Jesus in Jewish Sabbath Schools; anti-slavery issues in the Fremont Campaign in 1856; and other correspondence pertaining to his numerous activities.

Dates: undated, 1844-1922

Bernstein Family Letters

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P11, Folder: P-390
Identifier: P-390

Contains correspondence of World War I draftee, Samuel Bernstein, relating to his military training and personal matters. Also contains two letters from his brother, Charles Bernstein, and two letters-in Yiddish--letters to his father.

Dates: 1916-1918

Bert Silver Papers

Identifier: P-949

The collection documents the activities on behalf of Soviet Jewry of Bert Silver who served as president of the Jewish Community Council of Greater Washington, worked on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and chaired the commission on international affairs of the American Jewish Congress in Washington, D.C.

Dates: undated, 1971-1973, 1978, 1980-1982

Beta Sigma Rho

Identifier: I-352

This collection contains the following publication: Alumni Newsletter (1955-1956).

Dates: 1955-1956

Beth Israel Hospital (New York, N.Y.) collection

Identifier: I-353

This collection contains annual reports, a report of the president, fliers and pamphlets describing hospital services and a commemorative brochure of the hospitals 75th anniversary. Also included is the following publication: Pace Maker (1969-1972).

Dates: 1893-1972

Betty Golomb Papers

Identifier: P-938

The Papers of the American Soviet Jewry movement activist Betty Golomb represent one collection housed within the Archive of the American Soviet Jewry Movement (AASJM). Ms. Golomb was a board member of the Women's Auxiliary of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, served as the chair of the task force on Soviet Jewry for the Union of American Hebrew Congregations and in the executive committee of the National Conference on Soviet Jewry and led Women's Plea for Human Rights for Soviet Jews, sponsored by the Leadership Conference of National Jewish Women's Organizations. The papers of Betty Golomb contain documents of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, Leadership Conference of National Jewish Women’s Organizations’ Committee on Soviet Jewry, Women’s Plea for Human Rights for Soviet Jewry, National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods, Congressional Wives for Soviet Jewry, National Conference on Soviet Jewry and National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council. The materials include correspondence, memos, agenda, organizational guidelines, manuals and proposals, publications, photographs.

Dates: undated, 1964, 1968, 1971, 1975-1979, 1982-1984, 1986-1989

Betty Kaplan, papers

Identifier: P-697

The collection consists of material relating to Betty Kaplan's involvement in two volunteer philanthropic groups affiliated with the Jewish Chronic Disease Hospital (Brooklyn, NY): the Lillian R. Spector League, and the Mildred Forman Foundation for Cardiac Children. Included are minutes of meetings of the LRSL, anniversary journals and correspondence of the LRSL, and a photograph album of a dinner given by the LRSL honoring Betty Kaplan. Also included is an anniversary album of the MFFCC and newspaper clippings relating to Betty Kaplan's work with MFFCC.

Dates: undated, 1937-1943, 1951, 1958, 1964, 1967

Independent Order Bickur Cholem Ukadishu (Chicago, Ill.) records

Identifier: I-60

Collection contains financial reports and records (1913-18, 1922-28); accounts and records relating to individual members (1873-1925, 1936-40); correspondence (primarily 1917-1919), and miscellaneous documents relating to the Society's cemetery.

Dates: undated, 1902-19?

Billie Kozolchyk Papers

Identifier: P-950

The collection contains papers of the American Soviet Jewry movement activist Billie Kozolchyk. The documents include a collection of clippings from The Arizona Post that cover the Soviet Jewry movement in the Tucson area during the period of 1977 to 1991. Many of the articles mention Billie Kozolchyk and some are authored by her. The collection also contains excerpts from the diaries of Roz Kaufman, the chairperson of the Tucson-based Chairwoman of Women's Plea for Soviet Jewry. Also included are three t-shirts commemorating the annual Freedom Run for Soviet Jewry that occurred from the late 1970s until the early 1990s in Tucson, AZ.

Dates: 1977-1991, 2012

Block Family Genealogical Chart

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P15, Folder: P-539
Identifier: P-539

Lists the descendants of Simon Block, Jr. (date of birth unknown, died 1825) and Suzanne C. (Susan) (b. 1788 in Nova Scotia, Canada and died 1873 in Cape Girardeau, Mo.). The Block family is included in Malcolm Stern's "First American Jewish Families.".

Dates: 1994

Bloom Family Papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P24, Folder: P-838
Identifier: P-838

Jennie Edelmuth married Aaron Bloom in 1932. Aaron was one of nine children of Dora and Moses Bloom. The bulk of this collection contains photographs of Aaron and his siblings Sara, Lena and Isadore and personal items of David and Aaron. Jennie and Aaron later divorced. The collection also encompasses photographs of the Edelmuth family and Jennie’s second husband William Gale and his extended family.

Dates: Undated, 1910-1960

Blu Greenberg Papers

Identifier: P-840

Collection contains articles by and about Greenberg, award programs, biographical summaries, book reviews, calendars, class syllabi, conference proceedings and programs, correspondence, a grant proposal, an haggadah, journals, a poster, reports, and speaking and lecture engagement publicity. One box of material is devoted to articles, brochures, conference programs, newsletters, and research papers collected by Greenberg that relates to Jewish feminism, divorce, infertility, and religious leadership. Among the organizations represented are College of Mount Saint Vincent, Dialogue Project, Drisha Institute, Edah, Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance, Ken Dovrot, Project Kesher, Religious Women's Forum, Women's enews, and World Council of Religious Leaders.

Dates: undated, 1957, 1973-2006

Blue Card, Inc. Calendars and Letter

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box I3, Folder: Collection I-253
Identifier: I-253

This collection consists of annual calendars (1958-1967, 1969-1975) with illustrations on various Jewish themes published by the organization to raise contributions for its activities and a form letter (1978) to the contributors of the organization on its letterhead.

Dates: 1958-1978

Bluthenthal family genealogical chart

Identifier: P-789

Consists of an extensive family tree, originating with Samuel Bluthenthal (formerly Sandel Feis), who was born in Munchweiler, Germany in 1762 and his wife Marianna David (formerly Jachet David) who was born in Lorsch, Germany in 1768.

Dates: 1989-1992

Records of the B'nai Brith Arnon Centennial Lodge #39

Identifier: I-30

Contains 2 items: a minutes book from 1908 and a membership book.

Dates: undated, 1908

B'nai B'rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum Soviet Jewry Movement Collection

Identifier: I-529

The collection reflects the role of B’nai B’rith and other organizations in the movement to liberate Soviet Jews. The materials in the B'nai B'rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum Soviet Jewry collection include articles, a flier and posters.

Dates: Undated, 1987-1988

Records of B'nai Brith Manhattan-Washington Lodge, No. 19

Identifier: I-31

This collection contains the minute books, financial records, and membership declaration books (1918-1931) for the lodge established in 1918 by a merger of two lodges, and similar records for the individual lodges prior to the merger: Washington Lodge (1903-1917) including the list of officers (1903-1915), and Manhattan Lodge (1871-1918) including a book of sick benefits and declaration books listing names of beneficiaries of individual members of the lodge in case of death (1871-1905). Also included are the minutes of Mt. Sinai Lodge No. 270 for the years 1882-1896 and a book of applications for initiation into the lodge, 1878-1903, with personal information about the applicants (See Box 13), as well as a declaration book of Washington Irving Lodge No. 312 listing the amount and names of beneficiaries of individual members of the lodge in case of death (See Box 13).

Dates: 1871-1931

B'nai Brith Missouri Lodge letter

Identifier: I-194

A laminated and mounted copy of a letter written by the lodge to Abraham Lincoln protesting Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's General Order No. 11. The location of the original is unknown.

Dates: 1863

B'nai B'rith Philatelic collection

Identifier: I-427

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.

Dates: 1957-1994

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