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David Lopez Collection
Two railroad passes for Blacks signed by Lopez as Superintendent of State Works for South Carolina. Also includes a photocopy of biographical info on Lopez.
David Naar Papers
Collection consists of a letter from Naar, U.S. commercial agent at St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, to Joseph Ridgway and Thomas Pott, asking them to survey a damaged ship, report on its condition, and suggest its disposition. Also attached is the report, and the bill for the examination.
David Pinski (1872-1959) Papers
This collection consists of copies of the plays Mountain Climbers, and Better Not to be Born, by Yiddish playwright, editor and author David Pinski (1872-1959). Collection also includes some programs and a stock prospectus.
David S. Kaufman Legal Agreement
This collection contains an agreement between Kaufman, attorney for the plaintiffs, and J. Autry, attorney for the defendants, regarding the judge in the trial of Fuller vs. The State of Texas.
David Waksberg Papers
The David Waksberg Papers are comprised of materials generated while Waksberg served in a variety of leadership roles in the American Soviet Jewry Movement in the 1980s and early 1990s: Executive Director of the Bay Area Council for Soviet Jews (BACSJ); National Vice-President of Union of Councils for Soviet Jews (UCSJ); member of the UCSJ Board of Directors; Director of the Center for Jewish Renewal; Director of Development and Communication of UCSJ; a founder of the Russian-American Bureau on Human Rights in Moscow. The materials primarily consist of correspondence, reports, grant proposals, notes, clippings, newsletters and photographs.
David Werner Amram papers
Contains the typescripts with manuscript corrections of twenty-two Yiddish sketches written by Amram. The stories, set in Philadelphia's Jewish district between 1890 and 1910, reflect the immigrants' feelings toward Philadelphia Jewish life, Reform Judaism, and American life in general. Also includes 4 items of ephemera.
Contains owner or consignee's oath dated in New York, June, 1809, for goods delivered on the ship, Yorkshire.
Moses Cohen d'Azevedo Receipt Book
Leather bound receipt book of approximately 200 pages, with 20 interleaved unbound sheets filled with signed transactions of voyage records in English of the commercial dealings of the brothers Moses and Isaac in the West Indies. Of note are vital statistics of the members of the family, and the record of a slave purchase. One of the interleaved sheets contains a record of the inscriptions on the monuments of the Battle of Waterloo. Among the merchants who signed the book are the following members of the Jewish community of Barbados: Abraham Rodrigues Brandon, Isaac Lopez Brandon, Hananel de Castra, Moses Mendes da Costa, Benjamin Elkin, Mozley Elkin, Abraham Finzi, David Lindo, Jacob Lindo, Raphael Lindo, D.M. Lobo, Isaac de Moses Lobo, Jacob Lobo, Hart Lyon, John Montefiore, Phin S. Nunes, Daniel Pass. Mention is made of S.E. Daniels, Sarah Finzi, Joseph Hart, Edward Aaron Moses and Sampson Shannon.
Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel
Contains certificates created by Arthur Szyk upon the establishment of the State of Israel. The Hebrew version is in color and the English version is in black and white.
DeLeon family papers
The collection contains a deed of gift signed by Jacob DeLeon giving his daughter, Louisa, a mulatto slave (1813); and a circular signed by David Camden DeLeon as Acting Surgeon General of the Confederate States of America (1861). This letter was published in PAJHS, vol. 50, p. 331.
Dellar family history
Collection contains material regarding the history of the Dellar, Gertsman, and Weinstein families.
Der Fuehrer's Face Musical Score
This item is the musical score for the song “der Fuehrer’s Face" used in the Walt Disney Donald Duck World War II propaganda film of the same name.
Documentary III Records
This collection consists of correspondence, brochures, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and grant application relating to various projects documenting Jewish farmers in New Jersey.
Dolores Wilkenfeld Papers
Papers of the Soviet Jewry movement activist Dolores Wilkenfeld of Houston, TX. The materials reflect the Women’s Plea for Human Rights for Soviet Jewry--an interreligious event to promote Soviet Jewry movement, organized by Mrs. Wilkenfeld on December 6, 1971 in Houston, TX. The materials include correspondence, memos, petitions, proclamations, programs (documents), transcripts, pamphlets and clippings.
Dore Schary Speeches
A signed essay (speech) by Dore Schary, entitled "The World's Greatest Force," from "This I believe," compiled by Edward R. Murrow (New York : Simon & Schuster, 1952), and speech given before Association of Jewish Court Attaches (1965) about Jewish identity & commitment.
Doris H. Goldstein Papers
The papers of Doris H. Goldstein represent the activities of the American Soviet Jewry Movement activist from Atlanta, GA. The collection contains notes, photos and memorabilia from two trips to the USSR to meet with the Soviet Jews, a DVD recording of the program presented at an Atlanta rally on behalf of Soviet Jewry in 1987, local press coverage of Doris H. Goldstein’s activism, her correspondence and memos of the Atlanta Jewish Federation regarding Jews in the Soviet Union. Materials include memorandums, correspondence, clippings, photographs, a DVD and a scrapbook.
Doris Kamp White Collection
Collection contains a Russian passport for Hillel Kampawitz and his family; a naturalization certificate for Hillel Kamp; a ketubah for John Kamp, Hillel's son and his wife Anna Fae Kalish; and a 1915 census record for the Kamp family who resided in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Dorothy and Ralph LeVine Papers
The collection documents the personal and professional lives of the Dorothy and Ralph LeVine, owners of Airflow Mattress Company in Brooklyn, New York. The materials highlight their mattress and furniture business as well as their personal and social lives as residents of Brooklyn. The collection contains business records, legal documents, administrative records, financial records, trademarks, business cards, fliers, correspondence, stationary, blueprints, photographs, pedigree dog certificates, a diploma, a menu, a yahrzeit calendar, real estate records, an event program, and printing dies.
Dr. Deborah Dash Moore "G.I. Jews" Research Papers
The collection consists of source materials and additional items utilized in the researching and writing of G.I. Jews: How World War II Changed a Generation. The materials are organized alphabetically, by the last name of the interviewee/subject.
The Dr. I. Edwin Goldwasser Papers
The Dr. I. Edwin Goldwasser Papers document the professional achievements and personal life of Dr. Goldwasser and his extended family. The bulk of the materials are related to his work as the first Executive Director of Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York, and his subsequent philanthropic activities. The collection also contains a series with genealogical materials related to the larger Goldwasser family, assembled by his descendants. There are drafts and notes on his various writings, both published and unpublished; essays on “Jewish Women of the Bible” and “Jewish Women at the Bar of History” are included in the collection, as is a copy of his published book Method and Methods in the Teaching of English.
Dropsie University collection
The collection contains addresses, Alumni Association minutes, a bulletin containing a message from the president, invitations, programs fliers, brochures, fellowship announcements, catalogs, class schedules, and registers. The documents in this collection describe annual conferences, Founders Day activities and addresses; and fellowship awards for the Institute for Israel and the Middle East Hebrew and Cognate Learning. Also included are curriculum catalogs for the New York Extension Division and the Summer Institute. This collection also contains the following publication: Dropsie News (1982).
Dutilh & Wachsmuth Collection
This collection consists of correspondence and accounts between Jewish merchants in Virginia, Haiti, Jamaica and Philadelphia with the Philadelphia mercantile house of Dutilh and Wachsmuth.
East Side Emergency Loan Fund form letter
Collection consists of a form letter signed by prominent New York Jews appealing for contributions to set up an emergency loan fund for victims of a sudden rash of bank failures on the Lower East Side. Julius Goldman acted as treasurer.
Edelstein-Horowitz (Hurwitz)-Levine-Wolk-Wolkov families papers
Includes a family letter written by Gordon J. Fine; individual biographies for the Brodie, Horwitz (Hurwitz), Fine, Wolk, Edelstein, Measnikoff, Potyk, and Wolkov families; a mailing list; and extensive genealogical charts.
Edgar Bronfman Ephemera and Museum Collection
Sixty-three objects from the life of Edgar Bronfman. Please note that accession numbers were assigned as materials were unboxed. Accession numbers 2022.003.001 through 2022.002.090 do not correlate to numbers in succession. The archivist may update this format to match the actual number of items when American Jewish Historical Society Museum Collection is created.
Edmon Myron Goldin Collection
The collection consists of personal letters, a photograph and military insignia of Goldin who was an Aviation Cadet in the Army Air Forces Bombardier School.
Educational Alliance collection
This collection contains annual reports, membership and financial reports, an Alumni Association 50th Anniversary Journal, Art exhibit programs, guides and catalogs. The documents in this collection describe citizenship preparation guides, United States maps in English and Yiddish, declaration of Intention forms, a report by Allan David concerning the functions of the alliance and pamphlets on Project Ezra, a volunteer organization for the aged. Also included are souvenir journals for a fair to aid the Education Alliance and the Hebrew Technical Institute. This collection also includes the following publications: Alliance Reporter (1947-1948), Alliance Review (1902), and Newsletter of Education Alliance (1992-1993).
Edward Albert Filene papers
The collection consists of 36 letters from Julia Marlowe to Edward Filene regarding her travel plans, and her travels across Europe and Egypt. Some of the letters include her reactions to Adolf Hitler and German anti-Semitism. Also includes one letter from Paul Warburg to Filene acknowledging the latter's request for an appointment.
Edward B. M. Browne letter
Collection consists of a letter written in Atlanta to a Mr. Williams concerning action to be taken in New York City in a libel suit.
Efry Spectre Papers
The papers of Rabbi Efry Spectre reflect his involvement in the American Soviet Jewry movement. Rabbi Spectre chaired the Detroit Jewish Community Relations Council's Committee on International Concerns and the Detroit Soviet Jewry Committee, that advocated Jewish emigration from the USSR and free expression of Jewish religious and cultural rights within the Soviet Union. The materials include news clippings, correspondence, photographs, pamphlets, memos and notes.
- Repository: American Jewish Historical Society X
- Correspondence 311
- Clippings (information artifacts) 219
- Photographs 185
- New York (N.Y.) 168
- United States 149
- Jews, Soviet 110
- Minutes (administrative records) 110
- Reports 109
- Antisemitism 107
- Emigration and immigration 93
- Publications (documents) 93
- Refuseniks 92
- Human rights 88
- Newsletters 88
- Pamphlets 88
- Israel 85
- Articles 84
- Memorandums 83
- United States -- Economic conditions 78
- Soviet Union 73 + ∧ less
- English 1244
- Hebrew 291
- Yiddish 238
- German 177
- French 159
- Spanish; Castilian 110
- Italian 90
- Hungarian 73
- Swedish 72
- Latin 71
- Afrikaans 68
- Russian 65
- Dutch; Flemish 18
- Polish 15
- Portuguese 14
- Chinese 5
- Arabic 4
- Lithuanian 4
- Amharic 3
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 3 + ∧ less
- National Jewish Welfare Board 97
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 41
- Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 30
- American Jewish Congress 25
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 25
- National Conference on Soviet Jewry (U.S.) 25
- Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 24
- Shcharansky, Anatoly 23
- American Jewish Committee 22
- Union of Councils for Soviet Jews 22
- United Jewish Appeal 22
- Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941 20
- Zionist Organization of America 20
- B'nai B'rith 19
- Nudel, Ida 19
- Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 17
- Marshall, Louis, 1856-1929 17
- Jewish Theological Seminary of America 16
- National Council of Jewish Women 16
- Union of American Hebrew Congregations 16 + ∧ less