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Downtown Talmud Torah Records
The bulk of the collection is comprised of class yearbooks entitled The Graduate, or Hamesayem (in Hebrew) from the years 1951-1964. Yearbooks include student compositions, poems, illustrations, class photos, and student directories, and are in English and in Hebrew. Collection also includes a few fragmentary, typed, educational materials in Hebrew.
Dr. Silviu Landman Collection
Album with postage stamps of Zionist and Israeli leaders, postcards, first-day covers, postal souvernir sheets and labels, postal booklets, and covers.
Drisser Benevolent Association Records
This record group includes incorporation documents, maps and plots of cemeteries, membership lists, and a ledger book.
Drogochiner Progressive Aid Society Records
Collection contains: Organizational Records. Certificate of incorporation, 1914. Check stubs, 1971-1983. Membership and dues ledger, 1976-1996. Cash receipt book, 1981-1996. Circulars. Membership list. Cemetery maps.
Dubner Vollener Society Records
Collection contains: Certificate of incorporation, 1911. Correspondence, 1972-1988. Cemetery deeds, 1919-1978. Cemetery maps. Financial Records, 1972-1988. Membership lists. Death certificates, 1981-1985. Dissolution Papers, 1987-1988.
Dubner Young Friends Benevolent Society Records
Contains plot maps and deeds for reserved graves and interment listings at Mount Hebron Cemetery, correspondence with New York Liquidation Bureau regarding liquidation proceedings for the society (1988-2004), bylaws of the society (1947).
Dunaburger Sisters Benevolent Association Records
Correspondence and documents related to Association liquidation proceedings, including lists of living and deceased members/claimants of the Association and their claims; transactions relating to, including the (re)purchase, (re)sale, (re)distribution, opening of, and erection of monuments on, Association graves at Mount Hebron Cemetery; financial statements; maps of Association graves at Mount Hebron; and meeting minutes.
East New York Progressive Society Records
Collection contains: Constitution, English and Yiddish, 1919. Cemetery maps, 1945-1958. Correspondence, 1981-1994. Contracts, 1937-1992. Meeting invitations, 1980-1986. Grave reservation lists, 1991. Cemetery deed, 1938. Death certificates, 1982-1991. Financial Records, 1971-1991. Dissolution Papers, 1991-1994. Miscellaneous.
Educational Alliance Records
The Educational Alliance functioned as a settlement house on New York’s Lower East Side beginning in 1889, eventually evolving into a community center in the 1920s. The Educational Alliance Records most comprehensively document the aims and activities of the Educational Alliance following WWII and into the 1960s, beginning with Mordecai Kessler’s tenure as Executive Director in 1945. However, meeting minutes and legal documents date back to 1879. Materials include minutes, correspondence, individual records, newsletters, photographs, announcements, deeds, clippings, reports, and financial records.
Edward First Papers
This geneological collection is the epistolary research of the history and geneology of his family. It contains materials relating to Lithuania, Germany, Scandinavia, the United Kingdom, Spain, and South America.
Elias Tcherikower Collection
The Elias Tcherikower Collection documents the professional and personal life of Elias Tcherikower, a scholar, communal activist, and one of the founders of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, and to a smaller extent personal life of his wife, Riva Tcherikower, née Teplitski. Collected here are Tcherikower’s writings, professional and personal correspondence, photographs, manuscripts by other scholars, research materials, printed materials, financial documents, conference and exhibit materials, minutes of meetings, bibliographic materials and personal materials of Riva Tcherikower, née Teplitski, and Chaim Tcherikower.
Elisabeth Model Collection
Eliyahu Guttmacher Papers
Eliyahu Guttmacher was a rabbi, Talmudic scholar, mystic, communal leader, and early Zionist. During his lifetime he was known as the Tsadik of Grätz and thousands of Jews flocked to him for blessings and advice. Guttmacher was also known for his support of Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Kalischer, an early Zionist, and for his extensive collection of funds for institutions in Palestine. The bulk of the collection consists of several thousand kvitlekh (written requests to a rabbi asking for a blessing or advice). The kvitlekh were received from Jews residing in Poland and other, mostly European, countries. They reflect the social history of European Jews in the mid-19th century and relate to financial, medical, and family problems. In addition, the collection contains the following: general correspondence, including inquiries relating to religious matters, family correspondence, legal documents such as court and government papers, bills, certifications by unidentified authors, discussions on Jewish law by unknown authors, amulets, business documents, and receipts for contributions to charitable institutions in Palestine.
Emanuel Morrell Foundation Records
Collection contains: Certificate of incorporation, 1950. By-laws, 1950. Cemetery deeds, 1956-1978. Meeting minutes, 1950-1962. Meeting notices, 1955-1962. Membership lists. Correspondence, 1951-1980. Grave waiver forms, 1958-1973. Surveys, 1968. Membership applications, 1958. Financial Records, 1949-1982.
Eric Goldman Papers
The papers consist of clippings, notes, letters and email correspondence, catalogue records of Yiddish films, photos and negative stills, conference brochures and schedules related to Eric Goldman’s work in Jewish film scholarship. The collection also includes over 60 film stills and photographs from various productions such as Yidl Mitn Fidl, A Briv Der Mamen, Dem Khazns Zundl, Der Dibek, Tevye, Tsvey Shvester, and many others. There is a considerable amount of correspondence between Goldman and various colleagues and YIVO, several conference catalogues and their corresponding notes, as well as YIVO public program catalogues from 2001/2002. YIVO invitations regarding screenings and Q+A sessions with Eric Goldman from Carl Rheins to various figures in Yiddish film also included. The collection also includes 28 tapes consisting of interviews with various actors and actresses from many of the previously mentioned films between the years of 1975 and 1978.
Erste Chmelniker Unt. Verein Records
Collection contains: Cemetery maps, 1944. Cemetery deeds, 1969. Meeting minutes, 1947-1963. Meeting invitations, 1955-1986. Correspondence, 1955-1961. Financial Records, 1960-1986. Stamper with society logo. Miscellaneous.
Erste Istryker Congregation Records
Collection contains: Cemetery maps, 1949. Stampers. Financial Records, 1952-1980.
Esther Drucker Collection
Recordings of Esther Drucker, including some documentation accompanying some of the tapes, handwritten by her husband.
The tapes contain songs in Spanish, Italian, Yiddish, French, and other languages. Some were recorded in Mexico. Some include melodies played on the recorded, accompanied by Klara Katz on piano. Some songs are accompanied by Esther Drucker herself on guitar.
Two recordings are from cassettes that were brought to be digitized with the originals kept by the family. They include some oral histories recorded by David Drucker, Esther Drucker's husband, of himself talking about his attempt to travel to the USSR which led him instead to Constantinople and Italy, and of his sister Becky Drucker, talking about her immigration from Russia to New York.
Esther-Rachel Kaminska Theater Museum Collection
The collection contains play manuscripts, programs, playbills, posters, photographs, correspondence, agreements, scrapbooks, clippings, printed ephemera, and memorabilia relating to Yiddish theater primarily in the early twentieth century, especially the interwar period. Also included are items of printed ephemera related to Yiddish film, Hebrew theater, and a broad range of Jewish performers, including cantors, singers and dancers. Geographically, the materials originate predominantly in Poland and other parts of Eastern Europe, including parts of the Russian Empire and, later, the Soviet Union; and, to a lesser extent, the United States, especially New York City. Also included are materials from Western Europe, Palestine (Eretz Israel), South America, and other regions around the world. Among the theater personalities represented in the collection with significant amounts of material are Herz Grossbard, David Herman, Joseph Winogradoff, Rudolf Zaslavsky, Zygmunt Turkow, Jonas Turkow, Moyshe Lipman, Ida Kaminska, and Esther Rachel Kaminska. The theater groups best represented include the Varshever Yidisher Kunst-Teater (VYKT; Warsaw Yiddish Art Theater), founded by Zygmunt Turkow and Ida Kaminska; the Vilna Troupe; Yung Teater / Nay Teater (Warsaw; Vilna), under the direction of Michael Weichert; the Moscow State Yiddish Theater (known by its Russian acronym "GOSET"); Maurice Schwartz's Yiddish Art Theatre, of New York; and the Hebrew theater "Habimah." A wide variety of other professional as well as amateur theater groups are represented with smaller amounts of material.
Etta Ehrlich Collection
Two Holocaust themed conceptual sculptural pieces by artist Etta Ehrlich.
Etta Weiner Papers
The collection relates to Etta Weiner's Yiddish cultural activities in Texas. Includes over 15 playscripts of mostly humorous skits, written, adapted, translated, and transliterated from Yiddish to English by Weiner and other writers. Among the more well-known of the writers represented here are Der Tunkeler (Yoysef Tunkel) and Sholem Aleichem. Also includes Yiddish language exercises, poetry, and newspaper clippings from the Morgn frayhayt, 1953-1972.
Eva Costabel Collection
Newspaper clippings (largely 1988-9, 1995-7, 2003). Content includes: Holocaust; Rabin, Arafat, and the peace process; security concerns in Israel; campaigns for Hebron, Golan Heights, and Jordan Valley. Promotional materials of American Jewish organizations (synagogues, societies, political associations, magazines), flyers and pamphlets for activities in support of Israel. Organizations include: UJA, ZOA, CIPAC, AIPAC, Jewish Voice, ADL, Central Synagogue. Advertisements created by E. D. Costabel for the World Committee of Israel; letters to politicians and organizations.
Evenitzer Benevolent Association Records
Collection contains: Cemetery maps. Cemetery deeds, 1896-1932. Certificate of incorporation, 1892. Certificate of name change, 1940. Constitution. Member lists, 1981-1992. Correspondence, 1996. Financial Records, 1996. Dissolution Papers, 1996.
Evgenii Lendon Collection
This collection contains 147 photographs of the city of L’viv, Ukraine (formerly Lemberg, Austria-Hungary; Lwów, Poland; L’vov, Russia). The photographs were taken by an unknown photographer(s) at various times during the period ca. 1890 through the 1930s. Three photographs are from the post-1945 years. The majority of the photographs were developed from glass negatives between 1987 and 1991. These negatives came to the attention of Evgenii Lendon in the 1980s, and Lendon preserved the images by making large, exhibition-quality prints from the negatives.
Fannie Siegel Berlader Sick Benevolent Association Records,
Fanny Gladstone Collection
Federal Employment and Guidance Service, Inc. Collection
69 boxes and related oversized displays reflecting FEGS over 80 year history in multiple medias including video tapes, historical photos and negatives, documents, mechanicals and artwork, misc. awards and albums, mixed media presentation and program event materials.
Fellows of Odessa Records
Benevolent association and burial society founded by Jewish immigrants from Odessa, Ukraine, in New York in 1943. Used Beth-El cemetery. Collection contains: Certificate of incorporation, 1943. Constitution and bylaws, 1951. Membership and dues book, 1977-1987. Checks and check stubs, 1986-1998. Deeds and dispositions of cemetery plots at time of dissolution, 1997-1998. Deeds to cemetery plots. Lists of members and grave reservations. Bank statements. Cemetery maps.
First Azapoler Sick and Benevolent Society Records
Collection contains: Constitution, Yiddish, 1933. By-laws, English. Cemetery permits, 1967-1992. Correspondence, 1944-1991. Meeting minutes, 1998. Membership lists. Financial Records, 1976-2000. Dissolution Papers, 1998-2000. Miscellaneous.
First Berlader Roumanian Benevolent Association Records
Collection contains: Certificates of incorporation, 1905. Financial Records, 1925-1981. Membership lists. Genealogical materials, 1981. Dissolution Papers, 1982.
- Repository: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research X
- Correspondence 115
- Clippings (information artifacts) 64
- Minutes (administrative records) 57
- Manuscripts (documents) 45
- Financial records 41
- New York (N.Y.) 41
- Photographs 38
- Poland 34
- Vilnius (Lithuania) 31
- Russia 30
- Official documents 28
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 24
- Administrative reports 21
- Reports 21
- Jewish refugees 20
- Zionism 20
- Israel 17
- Memorandums 17
- Authors, Yiddish 15
- Germany 15 + ∧ less
- English 582
- Yiddish 212
- German 138
- Russian 104
- Hebrew 103
- Polish 95
- French 77
- Spanish; Castilian 26
- Italian 16
- Ukrainian 16
- Lithuanian 15
- Czech 9
- Dutch; Flemish 9
- Hungarian 8
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 8
- Swedish 8
- Multiple languages 7
- Portuguese 6
- Chinese 5
- Arabic 3 + ∧ less
- YIVO Archives 55
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 15
- Rejzen, Zalman, 1887-1941 10
- World ORT Union 10
- An-Ski, S., 1863-1920 9
- Weinreich, Max, 1894-1969 9
- Cherikover, I. M., 1881-1943 8
- Yidisher ṿisnshafṭlekher insṭiṭuṭ 8
- Allgemeyner Idisher arbayṭerbund in Liṭa, Poylen un Rusland 7
- American Jewish Committee 7
- American Jewish Congress 6
- Asch, Sholem, 1880-1957 6
- International Refugee Organization 6
- Leivick, H., 1888-1962 6
- Sholem Aleichem, 1859-1916 6
- United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration 6
- Zhitlowsky, Chaim, 1865-1943 6
- Cahan, Abraham, 1860-1951 5
- Niger, Samuel, 1883-1955 5
- Schabad, Z., 1864-1935 5 + ∧ less