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Arthur Rath Collection
This collection contains the archival papers of Arthur Rath. Most of it consists of correspondence with friends and family members. Primary topics of the collection are Arthur's life in Switzerland towards the end of World War II and the decades immediately after, correspondence with friends who were also Jewish refugees from Germany after the war, and Arthur Rath's life decisions following the displacement of his family during the war.
Bernard G. Richards Papers
The collection contains Bernard G. Richards personal and official correspondence, papers from his involvement with the American Jewish Congress and Jewish Information Bureau, published and unpublished writings, publications collected by Richards, articles about Richards and his activities, correspondence and articles from testimonial dinners in honor of Richards, and photographs. Significant correspondents include Joseph Barondess, Louis D. Brandeis, Vladimir Jabotinsky, J.L. Magnes, Louis Marshall, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jacob H. Schiff, Philip Slomovitz, Arthur Hays Sulzberger, Morris Winchovsky, and Stephen S. Wise.
Guide to the Tamar Morad, Dennis and Robert Shasha Collection of Iraqi Jewish Oral Histories
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.
Leon David Crestohl, papers
Collection consists of correspondence, speeches, photographs, clippings, and memorabilia relating to Crestohl's activities as a lawyer and as a member of the House of Commons in the Parliament of Canada representing Montreal-Cartier, 1950-1963. It includes material relating to Canadian immigration policies, German rearmament, humane slaughtering, and citizen reactions to these issues; correspondence with members of the Israeli Parliament, and correspondence and speeches relating to his numerous activities in communal and Jewish affairs in general and Zionist organizations and The ORT in particular; and personal writings and memoirs in typescript and published material by and about Leon Crestohl.
The collection also contains correspondence in English and Yiddish between members of the Crestohl family, primarily his mother Rose (Weitzman) Crestohl, 1926-1941, and published and manuscript material, both original and copies, relating to the career of his father Hyman Meyer Crestohl, 1904-1921.
Manuel F. Lisan papers
Collection contains a typescript of memoirs (some sections in several drafts) covering the period until 1907, describing Lisan's youth in Russia, his journey to America, his early years in Philadelphia, and his travels throughout Pennsylvania. The memoirs also relate in some detail Lisan's Zionist activities in Russia and America, and his reaction to world Jewish events.
Materials include: correspondence covering the years 1902-1969 dealing with Lisan's Zionist activities, announcements (1909-1910) of the Maccabean Zionist Society in Philadelphia, receipts and a Land Certificate from the American Zion Commonwealth, and a share certificate from the Jewish Colonial Trust.
Shalom Schwarzbard Papers
The collection contains the papers of Shalom Schwarzbard (1886-1938), the Russian-born French Jewish watchmaker, revolutionary, writer and activist for Jewish self-defense. In May 1926 in Paris, Schwarzbard assassinated the exiled Ukrainian nationalist leader Simon Petlyura, whom he held responsible for the pogroms against the Jews in the Ukraine in 1918-1921. His trial in October 1927, at which he was acquitted, drew worldwide attention. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts of Shalom Schwarzbard's autobiographical writings, personal documents, clippings, and printed ephemera, as well as poems by Schwarzbard's wife Anna and others. Materials in this collection mostly relate to Shalom Schwarzbard's writings, his speaking engagements following his acquittal, and his efforts in the 1930s to organize Jewish war veterans and war victims of the First World War.
Toni and Gustav Stolper Collection
The Toni Stolper and Gustav Stolper Collection attests to the Stolpers' rich political and intellectual work in Germany and the United States. The materials provide an intimate account of Toni Stolper's life and career. In many respects, they complement the papers of her husband Gustav Stolper, which are located at the Bundesarchiv in Koblenz, Germany.
- American Jewish Historical Society 3
- Leo Baeck Institute 2
- American Sephardi Federation 1
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 1
- Photographs 6
- Correspondence 5
- Clippings (information artifacts) 4
- Manuscripts (documents) 3
- Poems 3
- Speeches (documents) 3
- United States 3
- Antisemitism 2
- Articles 2
- Notebooks 2
- Pamphlets 2
- Sound recordings 2
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 2
- Amberg (Oberpfalz, Germany) 1
- Anarchists 1
- Archival materials 1
- Assassination 1
- Authors, Yiddish 1 + ∧ less
- French 5
- Hebrew 5
- German 4
- Russian 3
- Spanish; Castilian 3
- Yiddish 3
- Arabic 2
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 2
- Italian 2
- Polish 2
- Chinese 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1 + ∧ less
- Barondess, Joseph, 1867-1928 2
- American Council for Emigrés in the Professions 1
- American Jewish Congress 1
- American Zion Commonwealth, Inc 1
- Bluvshṭain, Yaʻaḳov 1
- Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941 1
- Canada. Parliament 1
- Crestohl, Hyman Meyer, 1865-1928 1
- Crestohl, Leon David, 1900-1963 1
- Crestohl, Rose, -1942 1
- Democratic National Committee (U.S.) 1
- Deutsche Demokratische Partei 1
- Diamant, Paul J. 1
- Federation of American Zionists 1
- Hakak, Balfour, 1948- 1
- Hakak, Herzl, 1948- 1
- Halahmy, Oded, 1938- 1
- Herdoon, Saeed 1
- Hoover Commission on Germany 1
- Jabotinsky, Vladimir, 1880-1940 1 + ∧ less