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Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany Collection
This collection contains records of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany. The bulk of the collection consists of confidential summaries of applications and communications from applicant organizations. Other materials include reports, agendas, memoranda, and communications of the Executive Committee, as well as documents from the founding of the Claims Conference.
Gustav Wurzweiler Foundation Collection
This collection contains the records of the Gustav Wurzweiler Foundation of New York, NY, which funded primarily American Jewish organizations (both religious and secular). It consists primarily of correspondence relating to funded and rejected grant proposals as well as financial records and related documentation.
National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council Records
This collection documents the activities, administration, planning, proceedings, and correspondence of the National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council, 1944-1994. The collection includes correspondence, programs, minutes, proposals, reports, clippings, press releases, and publications.
Papers of Isaac A. Hourwich
This collection contains documents relating to Isaac A. Hourwich’s role as an economist, publicist, statistician, lawyer, author, and authority on immigration, as well as his involvement with the labor movement and the formation of the American Jewish Congress. There are reports, minutes of meetings, memoranda, clippings and correspondence, and manuscripts and articles about Jewish labor, Socialism, Russia, Marxism, immigration, and other subjects. These materials demonstrate Hourwich’s important role in American labor, immigration theory, and political and economic theory.
Papers of Isaac Nachman Steinberg (1888-1957)
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Isaac Nachman Steinberg, a Russian-Jewish political writer, leader of the Left Socialist Revolutionary Party during the 1917 revolution in Russia, People’s Commissar of Justice in the first Bolshevik government, leader of the Jewish Territorialist Movement and of the Freeland League for Jewish Territorial Colonization, and a founding member of the YIVO Institute in Vilna. These materials include Steinberg’s writings, personal correspondence, clippings, journals, meeting announcements, and some photographs. These materials relate mainly to Steinberg’s work with the Freeland League and plans for the large-scale settlement of Jews in various places around the world.
Papers of Israel Elfenbein (1890-1964) Collection
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of rabbi, Hebrew scholar, author, and editor Israel Elfenbein. These materials include correspondence with and relating to congregations, Hebrew periodicals, organizations, Elfenbein’s writings, personal correspondence, sermons, clippings, and manuscripts by Elfenbein and by other writers.
Papers of Paul (Pesakh) Novick (1891-1989)
This collection contains documents of journalist and left-wing political activist Paul Novick, consisting mainly of correspondence, subject files, manuscripts, photographs, and newspaper clippings. These materials relate to Novick’s career as long-time editor of the Morning Freiheit (Morning Freedom), his important role in the worldwide Communist movement, the history of the Freiheit itself, and Jewish and general politics. These materials demonstrate Novick’s important, and changing, role in the history of Communism, as well as his career as a Yiddish journalist and author.
Papers of Shmuel Mordkhe (Artur) Zygielbojm
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Shmuel Mordkhe Zygielbojm, a Jewish-Polish Socialist politician, Bund leader, member of the National Council of the Polish Government-in-Exile in London, and a labor and political leader. These materials include Zygielbojm’s writings, personal correspondence, clippings, and some photographs. These materials relate mainly to Zygielbojm’s work in London as well as the worldwide reactions after his suicide.
Records of the American Association for Jewish Education
The records of the American Association for Jewish Education contain meeting minutes, budget reports, and newsletters issued by the AAJE in the course of their activities, which centered around supporting and organizing Jewish schools throughout America.
Records of the Forward Association
The Records of the Forward Association collection consists of the administrative records of the Office of the General Manager of the Forward Association, publisher of the Jewish Daily Forward. The collection contains correspondence, financial materials, minutes, reports, and information related to various anniversary celebrations. These materials serve to illustrate the professional activities of the Forward Association and its General Manager and show the Forward’s importance.
Records of the Hebrew Actors’ Union
This collection contains the administrative records of the Hebrew Actors’ Union (HAU), the professional union of Yiddish theater performers, which was based in New York City. Materials include correspondence, membership materials, financial records and members’ dues information, meeting minutes, and a great deal of sheet music and play scripts of performances from the Yiddish theater. A majority of these performances were in New York City, but there are also materials from Philadelphia, Chicago, Boston, Toronto, and Montreal, as well as various locations in Israel and South America.
Records of the Jewish Education Committee
This collection contains the administrative records of Jewish Education Committee as well as materials from the National Council for Jewish Education and the American Association for Jewish Education. The Jewish Education Committee was a Jewish educational organization in New York concerned with coordination of educational activities as well as development of educational resources for the Jewish secular school systems in the U.S. and was organized in June 1939. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, conference materials, surveys, and publications.
YIVO - Vilna Administration Records
Record Group 1.1, the primary collection of records from the period when YIVO was headquartered in Vilna, reflects the wide range of activities YIVO engaged in from 1925-1941. Founded as an institute for the study of Yiddish speaking Jewry, YIVO grew to become a research institute, library, archive, and graduate program in one. The collection consists primarily of administrative material such as correspondence, financial records, minutes, reports, lists, and newspaper clippings, as well as essays and publications of the Aspirantur, Division of Youth Research, and the Economic-Statistical, Psychological-Pedagogical, and Philological sections. It incorporates material generated by the Vilna office, satellite offices in Berlin, Warsaw, and New York, and by supporters and collectors throughout Poland, Europe, and indeed the world.
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 10
- Leo Baeck Institute 2
- American Jewish Historical Society 1
- Correspondence 11
- Clippings (information artifacts) 8
- Minutes (administrative records) 7
- Memorandums 6
- Manuscripts (documents) 5
- Photographs 5
- Chicago (Ill.) 3
- Financial records 3
- Pamphlets 3
- Philadelphia (Pa.) 3
- Poland 3
- Posters 3
- Antisemitism 2
- Boston (Mass.) 2
- Brochures 2
- Civil rights 2
- Communism 2
- Der Tog (New York) 2 + ∧ less
- English 12
- German 9
- Hebrew 9
- Yiddish 9
- French 6
- Russian 6
- Polish 4
- Spanish; Castilian 3
- Italian 2
- Lithuanian 2
- Swedish 2
- ENG 1
- Arabic 1
- Czech 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Croatian 1
- Norwegian 1
- Portuguese 1
- Romany 1
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 1 + ∧ less
- YIVO Archives 9
- Allgemeyner Idisher arbayṭerbund in Liṭa, Poylen un Rusland 3
- American Jewish Congress 3
- American Association for Jewish Education 2
- American Civil Liberties Union 2
- Cahan, Abraham, 1860-1951 2
- Partīi︠a︡ sot︠s︡īalistov-revoli︠u︡t︠s︡īonerov 2
- Rejzen, Zalman, 1887-1941 2
- United Hebrew Trades 2
- Alliance israélite universelle 1
- American Jewish Committee 1
- Anti-defamation League 1
- Balabanoff, Angelica, 1878-1965 1
- Band, Jordan C. 1
- Ben-Adir, 1878-1942 1
- Blit, Lucjan 1
- Board of Jewish Education (New York, N.Y.) 1
- Chipkin, Israel 1
- Citron, Samuel J. 1
- Communist Party of America 1 + ∧ less