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Adolph J. Sabath papers
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.
Florence Lowenstein Marshall (1873-1916) Diaries, 1890-1916; 2019
The personal and social engagement diaries of Florence Lowenstein Marshall (1873-1916), wife of Constitution and civil rights attorney Louis Marshall and mother of lawyer James and conservationists Robert and George Marshall and daughter Ruth, span the years of 1894 until her death in 1916 of cancer. Her diaries record the events of her life—without the benefit of commentary on them—regarding social and family gatherings, theatre and music performances, her children's activities (including illnesses and vaccinations), her philantrophic meetings, and a meticulous recording of Louis's life as a leader.
Julius Bisno Collection
The collection contains items collected by Julius Bisno from various Jewish leaders from the early 1800s through the 1980s. These materials include correspondence and autographed photographs from Jewish members of the United Nations, U.S. President's Cabinet, U.S. Governors, U.S. Senators, U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Supreme Court, diplomats, philanthropists, and miscellaneous Jewish leaders and organizations.
Representative Isaac Siegel Papers
Collection consists primarily of New York State Congressman Isaac Siegal's (1915-1923) correspondence with the United States War Department (1917-1919); the Jewish Welfare Board (later The National Jewish Welfare Board) regarding personnel, especially Jewish personnel in the Armed Forces; with John J. Pershing and Secretary of the Navy Franklin D. Roosevelt; relating to immigration, among which are letters from Louis Marshall; and regarding the observance of Flag Day and Lincoln's Birthday.
Collection also includes a paper on "The Jews in China" in manuscript form, and copies of published articles and a radio address.
Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds records
This collection contains the archives of the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds, a national coordinating agency which assists national and regional Jewish agencies in the U.S. and Canada in fund raising, community organization, health and welfare planning, public relations, and similar missions.
Collection includes materials of the predecessor agency (Bureau of Jewish Social Research), correspondence, research, budget reports, audits, and reports on the activities of approximately 600 national, local, and overseas Jewish agencies.
Jews in Germany after 1945 collection
The collection consists of clippings from West-German, Swiss, and US newspapers, as well as some correspondence, published materials and ephemera, describing various aspects of Jews in Germany after the Holocaust.
Lillian D. Wald collection
Collection contains: the invitation to and program from a 1929 dinner to discuss the Conference on Immigration Policy, at which Lillian Wald was a guest speaker; flyers publicizing the need for nurses during the Spanish Influenza epidemic; and Wald's calling card with handwriting on it (writer unknown).
Max James Kohler Papers
The Papers of Max J. Kohler (1871-1934) document his life's work as lawyer, historian, writer, researcher, and defender of Jewish and immigrant rights. Correspondents include many of Kohler's contemporaries in the field of history and immigration law including Cyrus Adler; William Taft; John Bassett Moore; Mortimer Schiff; David Hunter Miller; Baron and Baroness de Hirsch; the Straus Family including Oscar Straus; Luigi Luzzatti; Leon Huhner; and Julian Mack. Subjects include U.S. immigration law, American-Jewish history, Col. Alfred Dreyfus, Haym Salomon, Ellis Island, Rabbi Kaufmann Kohler, the publication God in Freedom, international treaties, and the Peace Conference of 1919.
Representative Nita M. Lowey Papers
Nita Sue Melnikoff Lowey (1937- ) worked in New York State government prior to winning the first election of her thirty-two year career as a Congressional representative from Westchester County's 17th, 18th, and 20th Districts from 1989-2021. Lowey served on several United States House committees including Education and Labor, Homeland Security, Merchant Marine and Fisheries, the Select Committees on Narcotics Abuse and Control, Budget Reform and Appropriations, and was the first woman to Chair the House Budget and Appropriations Committee. The collection documents world and local events and contains paper and electronic records, correspondence, memoranda, reports, press releases, and campaign materials.
Seymour Halpern papers
Collection is composed of addresses, speeches, testimony, correspondence, press releases, and Congressional Record excerpts.
The papers of Seymour Halpern reflect a wide range of issues including problems posed by Palestininan refugees, defeating Arab boycotts, cutting off foreign aid to the United Arab Republic and President Abdel Nasser of Egypt, denouncing U.S. arm shipments to Arab states, protesting Egyptian intervention in Yemen, responding to France's withdraw from NATO, celebrating Israel's anniversaries, supporting Hadassah, eulogizing J.F. Kennedy, assisting Jews in the Soviet Union, ratifying the Genocide Convention, working towards domestic immigration reform, urging the dispatch of an international peace-keeping force in South Vietnam, and establishing a U.S. Committee on Human Rights. Of particular interest is 1963 correspondence between Halpern and Richard M. Nixon regarding Nixon's visit to the United Arab Republic.
- Subject: Emigration and immigration law X
- American Jewish Historical Society 9
- Leo Baeck Institute 1
- Emigration and immigration law 6
- Emigration and immigration law -- United States 4
- Jewish legislators 4
- Clippings (information artifacts) 3
- Correspondence 3
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 3
- Antisemitism 2
- Articles 2
- Immigration issues in the United States 2
- Israel 2
- Jews, Russian 2
- New York (N.Y.) 2
- Pamphlets 2
- Refugees 2
- Abortion services 1
- Affidavits 1
- Arab-Israeli conflict 1
- Archival materials 1
- Berlin (Germany) 1
- Bills (legislative records) 1 + ∧ less
- French 2
- German 2
- Hebrew 2
- Yiddish 2
- Italian 1
- Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 3
- Marshall, Louis, 1856-1929 3
- Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.) 2
- Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 2
- Straus, Isidor, 1845-1912 2
- Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 2
- United States. Congress 2
- United States. Congress. House 2
- United States. Supreme Court 2
- Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 2
- American Civil Liberties Union 1
- American Jewish Committee 1
- American Red Cross 1
- American, Sadie, 1862-1944 1
- Arbib-Costa, Alfonso, 1869- 1
- Askowith, Dora, 1884-1958 1
- Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 1
- B'nai B'rith 1
- Baron de Hirsch Agricultural School of Woodbine, NJ 1
- Baron de Hirsch Fund 1 + ∧ less