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This collection of mainly anti-Semitic material was compiled by a Jewish librarian of German descent who infiltrated the pro-Nazi community developing in New York City in the years leading up to World War II. The bulk of the collection consists of publications and printed matter, with the notable exception of narrative reports that describe first-hand experiences and observations of Nazi-affiliated events. Document types include advertisements, event announcements, books, clippings, correspondence, magazines and newspapers, travel guides, political memorabilia, and other print ephemera.
Hadassah Functions and Operations Records represent the bulk of aid and services provided to Hadassah's membership, from the 1920s to 2011. Materials found in the record group include correspondence, clippings, press releases, manuals and kits for chapters and members to implement programming and chapter structure, fundraising campaigns, scripts, study guides, programming for local and national meetings, biographical files, and training documentation. Departments documented in the record group include Public Affairs, Education, Women's Health, American Affairs, Zionist and International Affairs, Speakers Bureau, Fundraising, Program, Organization, Outreach and Tourism Departments. Materials related to the general administration of Hadassah are also in the record group; these materials include research and development of projects, archives department correspondence and other materials, Hadassah House administration, and strategic planning. The record group also documents Hadassah's efforts to expand membership outside of the United States, by the development of Hadassah International.
This collection contains oral history materials collected by Tamar Morad, Robert Shasha, and Dennis Shasha, in connection with the writing and compilation of the book Iraq's Last Jews: Stories of Daily Life, Upheaval, and Escape from Modern Babylon (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008), including approximately 60 audio recordings of interviews, with at least one third accompanied by transcripts; and a small amount of related biographical material, including memoirs and other writings, one family history, and photographs. The collection contains the interview recordings on which 18 of the 20 narratives in the published book were based. In addition, it contains oral histories or autobiographical narratives pertaining to more than 40 individuals whose stories are not told in the book. The interviewees and their families represent a range of professions, including international merchants and bankers, as well as rabbis, doctors, politicians, intellectuals, musicians, poets, and artists. The materials convey personal accounts of Jewish life in Iraq from approximately the 1920s to the early 1980s, as well as Iraqi Jewish experiences of emigration, transit journeys, and new lives in the diaspora, in locations including Iran, India, Japan, China, Israel, Great Britain, Canada, and the United States.
Papers of Hans Kohn (1891-1971), historian and lawyer, who was active in Zionist organizations. He published extensively on questions of nationalism and related topics. The collection consists of documents relating to Hans Kohn's professional experience, materials relating to his political activities, correspondence, diaries, materials relating to his experience in World War I and as a prisoner of war, personal documents, photos, clippings.
Contains material collected by the Jewish Media Service (JMS) on Jewish films, film company catalogs, resources and information from and about various media centers. The majority of the Jewish Media Service records date from when the JMS operated independently from 1975 to 1987. Types of material found in the collection include articles, brochures, catalogs, correspondence, examination study guides, filmographies, film stills, newsletters, pamphlets, photographs, posters, publications, scripts, and slides.
This collection contains correspondence between Horace M. Kallen and many important individuals and organizations, as well as manuscripts, notes and other materials for speeches, financial documents, research materials, academic records, and various other assorted items. These materials serve to illustrate Kallen’s important role in philosophy, education, religion, and politics and his deep involvement with consumer rights, environmental controls, Jewish issues, and civil liberties.
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.
- American Jewish Historical Society 2
- Leo Baeck Institute 2
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 2
- American Sephardi Federation 1
- Zionism 6
- Israel 5
- Photographs 5
- Clippings (information artifacts) 4
- Correspondence 4
- Antisemitism 2
- Brochures 2
- Communism 2
- Financial records 2
- Jews -- Education 2
- Jews, Soviet 2
- London (England) 2
- Manuscripts (documents) 2
- Newsletters 2
- Palestine 2
- Pamphlets 2
- Publications (documents) 2
- United States 2
- Administrative records 1 ∧ less
- German 6
- Hebrew 6
- Yiddish 5
- Russian 4
- Arabic 3
- American Jewish Congress 2
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 2
- New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997) 2
- YIVO Archives 2
- Allgemeyner Idisher arbayṭerbund in Liṭa, Poylen un Rusland 1
- American Jewish Historical Society 1
- American Sephardi Federation 1
- American Zionist Youth Foundation 1
- Brandeis University 1
- City University of New York. City College 1
- Cohen, J. X. (Jacob Xenab), 1889-1955 1
- Communist Party of America 1
- Coughlin, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1891-1979 1
- Council of Jewish Federations (U.S.) 1
- Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
- Edmondson, Robert Edward, 1872-1959 1
- Friends of New Germany 1
- German American Bund 1
- Goldberg, Iṭshe 1
- Goldman, Eric A. (Eric Arthur) 1 ∧ less