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The records of the World’s Fair American-Israel Pavilion consists of materials relating to the American-Israel Pavilion at the 1964 World’s Fair. The collection contains numerous pictures of the Pavilion, both while it was under construction and while it was in use during the Fair, as well as newspaper articles. The collection also contains a souvenir guide and press releases from the opening. The collection also details the disagreement between the American-Israeli World’s Fair Corporation and the Jordanian Pavilion regarding an inflammatory mural through correspondence, press releases, and articles from various sources.
This collection contains materials pertaining to the life and career of Boris Smolar, a journalist and editor-in-chief of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency and an author of children's books.
This collection contains the correspondence of the Anti-Nazi Boycott Committee of the Jewish War Veterans appealing for support against Nazi activities in the United States, 1933, and to assist Nazi sufferers in Europe, as well as other correspondence and printed material describing the purpose, history, and activities of the national organization and local chapters. Included is a scrapbook (1924-1930) containing newspaper clippings in English and Yiddish relating to protests against the massacres of the Jews in Romania and the riots in Palestine in 1929, as well as appeals for financial and political support on behalf of Palestine Jewry. A large portion of this collection consists of photographs depicting the work of the organization.
The collection documents the National Jewish Welfare Board's (JWB) evolution from an organization founded in 1917 to provide support for soldiers in times of war to an agency involved in all aspects of Jewish life both in the United States and abroad. In 1990 JWB recreated itself as the Jewish Community Centers Association of North America.
Contains the 1969, and 1971-1973 issues of The South End, the Wayne State University student paper. Also includes: correspondence, public statements, petitions, and a tape-recording relating to controversies generated by the printing of alleged anti-Zionist/anti-Semitic articles in the newspaper. The correspondence consists for the most part of an exchange of letters between university officials, Jewish community leaders and Leonard N. Simons, a Detroit advertising executive, during the 1969 controversy; and correspondence with Philip Slomovitz, editor of the Detroit Jewish news, in 1972-73. The tape recording is of a February 2, 1969 interview with John Watson, editor of the South End.
The Papers of Rabbi Samuel Geffen document his professional career as the rabbi of the Jewish Center of Forest Hills West in Queens. The collection is the result of Rabbi Geffen's work as a religious leader and educator at the Jewish Center and depicts the center's and Rabbi Geffen's role in the Jewish community there.
This collection contains incomplete annual convention programs (1922-1986), organizational minutes (1912-1973), newsletters (1967-1981), constitution and by-laws, plaques, awards and citations. Also contains newspaper articles about the Federation and correspondence with affiliated organizations and hospitals.
Uriah Phillips Levy rose to the rank of Commodore in the United States Navy despite religious hostility. He succeeded in abolishing corporal punishment in the Navy, and is credited for preserving Thomas Jefferson's estate, Monticello. His papers consist of correspondence, financial and legal records, publications, papers, newspaper articles, a notebook, and a book.
- Newspapers 7
- Newsletters 5
- Photographs 4
- Speeches (documents) 4
- Invitations 3
- Jewish soldiers 3
- New York (N.Y.) 3
- Pamphlets 3
- Press releases 3
- Publications (documents) 3
- Reports 3
- Antisemitism 2
- Antisemitism -- United States 2
- Articles 2
- Audiotapes 2
- Awards 2
- Bibliographies 2
- Bylaws (administrative records) 2 ∧ less
- Hebrew 5
- Yiddish 5
- Afrikaans 1
- French 1
- German 1
- National Jewish Welfare Board 3
- Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds 2
- National Conference of Christians and Jews 2
- Slomovitz, Philip, 1896-1993 2
- United Jewish Appeal 2
- Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 1
- Altman, S. Morton 1
- American Association for Jewish Education 1
- American Jewish Committee 1
- American Jewish Historical Society 1
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 1
- American-Israel Pavilion 1
- B'nai B'rith 1
- Bialik, Hayyim Nahman, 1873-1934 1
- Boy Scouts of America 1
- Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893 1
- Caplin, Harold 1
- Chandler, William E. (William Eaton), 1835-1917 1
- Congregation Brother's of Israel (Long Branch, N.J.) 1
- Congregation Mikveh Israel (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1 ∧ less