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David Lopez Collection

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P13, Folder: Collection P-458
Identifier: P-458

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.

Dates: 1862-1905

David Naar Papers

 Collection — Box: CB-P10, Folder: P-337
Identifier: P-337

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.

Dates: 1846

David Pinski (1872-1959) Papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P18, Folder: P-649
Identifier: P-649

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.

Dates: 1913-1934

David S. Kaufman Legal Agreement

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P13, Folder: Collection P-441
Identifier: P-441

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.

Dates: 1846

David Waksberg Papers

Identifier: P-895

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.

Dates: 1970-1997; Majority of material found within 1982 - 1995

David Werner Amram papers

 Collection — Box: CB-P7, Folder: P-229
Identifier: P-229

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.

Dates: undated, 1904-1920, 1933

David Wolfe

 Collection — Box: CB-P4, Folder: P-133
Identifier: P-133

Contains owner or consignee's oath dated in New York, June, 1809, for goods delivered on the ship, Yorkshire.

Dates: 1809

Moses Cohen d'Azevedo Receipt Book

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P11, Folder: P-364
Identifier: P-364

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.

Dates: 1813-1837

Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel

Identifier: I-440

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.

Dates: 1948

DeLeon family papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P12, Folder: P-405
Identifier: P-405

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.

Dates: 1813, 1861

Dellar family history

 Collection — Box: CB-P10, Folder: P-355
Identifier: P-355

Collection contains material regarding the history of the Dellar, Gertsman, and Weinstein families.

Dates: 1979

Der Fuehrer's Face Musical Score

Identifier: I-541

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.

Dates: 1942

Documentary III Records

Identifier: I-291

This collection consists of correspondence, brochures, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and grant application relating to various projects documenting Jewish farmers in New Jersey.

Dates: 1980-1992

Dolores Wilkenfeld Papers

Identifier: P-927

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.

Dates: 1971

Dore Schary Speeches

 Collection — Box: CB-P10, Folder: P-344
Identifier: P-344

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.

Dates: 1952-1965

Doris H. Goldstein Papers

Identifier: P-887

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.

Dates: 1979, 1981, 1987-1988, 2009

Doris Kamp White Collection

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P23, Folder: P-822
Identifier: P-822

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.

Dates: 1913, 1922, 1934, 1954

Dorothy and Ralph LeVine Papers

Identifier: P-1011

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.

Dates: 1912-2015; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1969

Dr. Deborah Dash Moore "G.I. Jews" Research Papers

Identifier: P-1050

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.

Dates: undated, 1940-2003

The Dr. I. Edwin Goldwasser Papers

Identifier: P-1047
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1900-2007

Dropsie University collection

Identifier: I-358

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).

Dates: undated, 1909-1982

Dutilh & Wachsmuth Collection

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box I5, Folder: Collection I-299
Identifier: I-299

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.

Dates: 1794-1802

East Side Emergency Loan Fund form letter

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box I-2, Folder: I-140
Identifier: I-140

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.

Dates: 1915

Edelstein-Horowitz (Hurwitz)-Levine-Wolk-Wolkov families papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P20, Folder: P-719
Identifier: P-719

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.

Dates: 1995

Edgar Bronfman Ephemera and Museum Collection

Identifier: P-1056
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1970s-2000s

Edmon Myron Goldin Collection

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P15, Folder: P-536
Identifier: P-536

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.

Dates: undated, 1940-1944

Educational Alliance collection

Identifier: I-359

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).

Dates: undated, 1895-1993

Edward Albert Filene papers

 Collection — Box: CB-P5, Folder: P-164
Identifier: P-164

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.

Dates: 1918-1937

Edward B. M. Browne letter

 Collection — Box: CB-P10, Folder: P-349
Identifier: P-349

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.

Dates: 1881

Efry Spectre Papers

Identifier: P-954

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.

Dates: undated, 1964, 1970-1973, 1975, 1977-1983, 1987-1989

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