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Artifacts and Memorabilia in the Hadassah Archives
This record group contains three-dimensional objects and printed materials that relate to the history of Hadassah. A bulk of this record group consists of promotional and commemorative objects and awards created by Hadassah for its Annual and Midwinter National Conventions, and for Young Judaea events. Examples of such items include t-shirts, hats, bags, buttons, stationery and keychains. Artifacts created by local Hadassah chapters and regions, as well as awards received by local and national Hadassah leaders from other organizations, are also included. Of a particular interest is the bronze death mask of Henrietta Szold.
Florence Mendheim Collection of Anti-Semitic Propaganda
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.
Guide to the Papers of David Fintz Altabé
This collection contains the work of Sephardic scholar and poet David Fintz Altabé. The bulk of this collection consists of lectures and several poems, in addition to a newspaper clipping.
Jewish Center of Williamsbridge (Bronx, New York), records
Contains the Bulletin of the Jewish Center of Williamsbridge from the 1940s to the 1970s and gift books bound with yearbooks of the Center bound inside. Also includes material regarding Doctor Rabbi Akiba Predmesky (d. 1998), who served the Jewish community and the Jewish Center of Williamsbridge for over fifty years.
Joseph Isaac Bluestone (1860-1934) Collection
Contains the memoirs and scrapbooks of Bluestone, concerning his numerous communal activities, especially those in the Zionist movement. A description of the collection was published by Hyman B. Grinstein in Publications of the American Jewish Historical Society, no. 35 (1939), and a detailed inventory was prepared by Harry Bluestone (n.d.).
Julius and Elisabeth Hirsch Family Collection
The Julius and Elisabeth Hirsch Collection holds the papers of this couple, with much of the collection consisting of family correspondence. Prominent subjects include the immigration of family members and genealogy of the family. In addition to extensive correspondence and family trees the collection includes notebooks, essays and articles, newspaper clippings, photographs, early drafts of Julius Hirsch's family memoir, and research notes.
Leo Breslauer Collection
The Leo Breslauer Collection documents the professional career of Rabbi Leo Breslauer, and to a smaller extent, his personal life, especially in relation to his and his family’s departure from Germany. Prominent topics include his rabbinical work at congregations in Fürth, Germany and in New York City, his writings, and his thoughts on Zionism.
Lipsky Family Papers
The Lipsky Family Papers reflect the professional and personal activities of Eleazar Lipsky (1911-1993), his father, Zionist leader Louis Lipsky (1876-1963), and his mother, Charlotte Lipsky (1879-1959), as well as other family members. Eleazar Lipsky was a lawyer, novelist, Zionist and the head of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency in the early 1960s. While working on a multi-part family novel, Eleazar Lipsky gathered and arranged much of the family material in this collection. In addition to family history, the collection contains information on the American Zionist movement, Bernard Richards’s role in the Committee of Jewish Delegations at the 1919 Paris Peace Conference, and various legal battles involving such parties as the Jewish Week, the American Examiner, Doubleday, Philip Hochstein and Lillie Shultz. The materials include correspondence, an unfinished manuscript, legal transcripts, clippings, speeches, research materials, financial documents, miscellaneous writings and a few photographs.
Territorial (Vilna Archives) Collection
This collection consists of materials relating to Jewish life in countries around the world from 1778-1957. Topics include cultural and educational organizations, political parties and elections, charitable institutions, labor, and religious life.
Young Judaea Records in the Hadassah Archives
Young Judaea is the oldest Zionist youth organization in the United States, established as a national organization in 1909 by the Federation of American Zionists. It was supported by Hadassah, including direct financial sponsorship from 1967-2011. The major aims of Young Judaea throughout its history have been to advance the cause of Zionism, to further the mental, moral, and physical development of Jewish youth, and to promote Jewish culture and ideals in accordance with Jewish traditions. Young Judaea has remained non-partisan and non-denominational, embracing and recruiting Jewish youth from all backgrounds.
- American Jewish Historical Society 5
- Leo Baeck Institute 3
- American Sephardi Federation 1
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 1
- Clippings (information artifacts) 8
- Correspondence 8
- Photographs 6
- Zionism 6
- Israel 5
- New York (N.Y.) 5
- Palestine 4
- Publications (documents) 4
- Articles 3
- Books 3
- Calendars (documents) 3
- Financial records 3
- Ledgers (account books) 3
- Manuscripts (documents) 3
- Minutes (administrative records) 3
- Notebooks 3
- Notes (documents) 3
- Posters 3
- Reports 3
- United States 3 + ∧ less
- Hebrew 7
- Yiddish 5
- German 3
- French 2
- Spanish; Castilian 2
- American Jewish Congress 2
- Barondess, Joseph, 1867-1928 2
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 2
- Weizmann, Chaim, 1874-1952 2
- Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 2
- Agudat Israel 1
- Altabé, David F. 1
- Altabé, Joan B. 1
- American Zionist Youth Foundation 1
- Bar-Ilan, Meir, 1880-1949 1
- Bardin, Shlomo, 1898-1976 1
- Benjamin, of Tudela, active 12th century 1
- Beth Israel Medical Center (New York, N.Y.) 1
- Bluestone family 1
- Bluestone, Joseph Isaac, 1860-1934 1
- Bnai Zion (Organization) 1
- Bonds for Israel 1
- Breslauer family 1
- Breslauer, Erna, 1898- 1
- Breslauer, Jehuda Leo, 1894-1983 1 + ∧ less