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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 consists of research materials collected by Daniel Horn on anti-Semitism, ritual murder cases, etc. in Austria and specifically in Vienna, as well as on Zionism. The materials include Horn’s notes, excerpts from various publications, many manuscripts and a large amount of clippings, all either in original form or in photocopies.
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.
Newspaper editor and publisher Philip Slomovitz was an active member of the Detroit Jewish community, and the Zionist movement. During his 40+ years as head of The Jewish News, the Detroit-based newspaper he founded, Slomovitz addressed issues of concern to the American Jewish community, and was a relentless campaigner against instances of discrimination and anti-Semitism.
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.
This collection consists of general reference files from the New York City headquarters of the American Jewish Committee (AJC). Materials originated in various AJC departments and were maintained by a Central Records office until 1962, when records retention policy was decentralized. Document types include correspondence, memoranda, reports, clippings, and published materials concerning individuals, businesses, government agencies, and other organizations related to the work of the AJC.
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.
The collection has been arranged according to the following broad subject areas: personal affairs; speeches, sermons, and articles, both manuscript and published; the Free Synagogue in New York City; the Jewish Institute of Religion; American Jewish affairs; relations between the Jewish and non-Jewish communities; New York City affairs; United States affairs; the press (both Jewish and non-Jewish); world affairs; the American Jewish Congress and World Jewish Congress; refugees; Zionism; Palestine and Israel; arts and letters; and individual corrspondence of a general nature.
- American Jewish Historical Society 3
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 3
- Leo Baeck Institute 2
- Zionism 7
- Clippings (information artifacts) 6
- Correspondence 6
- Antisemitism 5
- Newspapers 4
- Photographs 4
- Jewish newspapers 3
- Manuscripts (documents) 3
- Memorandums 3
- New York (N.Y.) 3
- Newsletters 3
- Pamphlets 3
- United States 3
- Antisemitism -- United States 2
- Civil rights 2
- Communism 2
- Documents 2
- Newspaper editors 2
- Palestine 2
- Press releases 2 ∧ less
- English 7
- Yiddish 5
- German 4
- Hebrew 4
- French 3
- Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 3
- American Jewish Congress 2
- Stephen Wise Free Synagogue (New York, N.Y.) 2
- United Nations 2
- Allgemeyner Idisher arbayṭerbund in Liṭa, Poylen un Rusland 1
- American Council for Judaism 1
- American Jewish Committee 1
- American Jewish Conference 1
- Anti-defamation League 1
- Arkhiyon ha-merkazi le-toldot ha-ʻam ha-Yehudi 1
- Barondess, Joseph, 1867-1928 1
- Ben-Gurion, David, 1886-1973 1
- Blaustein, Jacob, 1892-1970 1
- Bloch, J. S. (Josef Samuel), 1850-1923 1
- Bluvshṭain, Yaʻaḳov 1
- Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941 1
- Brown & Williamson 1
- Cardozo, Benjamin N. (Benjamin Nathan), 1870-1938 1
- Cohen, J. X. (Jacob Xenab), 1889-1955 1
- Communist Party of America 1 ∧ less