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The collection contains various materials pertaining to the historical research conducted by Baruch Ophir, and comprises three folders.
Collection consists of a large scrapbook and annual reports for a conservative congregation re-organized by Rabbi Treiger in 1947, and led by him for at least the five following years.
Membership book, 1934-1969. Financial records, 1948-1973. Correspondence.
The collection consists of numerous 18th and 19th century documents regarding the administration of the Jewish community of Buttenwiesen, a detailed inventory is included in folder 1. Folder 2 contains letters written by Bauer family members. The sisters Adele (whom Klimt painted) and Therese, who later married the brothers Bloch and thus both took on the name Bloch-Bauer, stem from this Bavarian family.
The Bauer-Gross Family collection consists of family papers, various documents, and photographs. Prominent topics are emigration from Germany, the family history, and Meta Bauer. The collection comprises correspondence, immigration papers, an academic confirmation, newspapers, a report, a manuscript, medical documents, identification documents, military papers, a birth certificate, an award certificate, obituaries, and a prenuptial agreement.
The collection contains vital records, visa and travel documents, and other official documents pertaining to Eugen Julius Baum and his immediate family in Germany, the Netherlands, Haiti and the United States.
This collection contains diverse materials documenting Jewish life in Bavaria. Included are instructions issued by Staats Ministerium Munich for Jewish teachers (1828); copy of petition to Bavarian government against Augsburg Reform Jewish synod (1871); article about publication of Die jüdischen Friedhöfe in kriegshaber, Buttenwiesen und Binswangen by Louis Lamm (1912); typewritten list of Jews in Bayreuth with Schutzbriefe (letters of protection) listed by community and by date between 1709-1736 (circa 1920); notice (Bekanntmachung) of extra taxes levied on Jews (1936); handwritten history of Jews in Bavaria by Adolf Eckstein (circa 1912), which includes article excerpt about Munich Jewish communities in relation to government ministries, also circa 1912.
The papers of Bayard Rustin, a prominent American civil rights leader, LGBT rights activist, and advocate for the Black-Jewish cooperation in the United States, that focus on his involvement in the American Soviet Jewry movement. The collection contains speeches and articles on Soviet Jewry by Bayard Rustin from 1960s-1980s. Also included are publications by the executive secretary of the Conference on the Status of Soviet Jews, Moshe Decter— Redemption! Jewish freedom letters from Russia with foreword by Rustin, and "Silence and Yearning: A Report and Analysis of the Status of Soviet Jewry" based on the findings of the Ad Hoc Commssion on the Rights of Soviet Jews, chaired by Rustin.
This collection consists of three separate print and handwritten volumes on the genealogies of various branches of the Becker-Hockenheimer families, as well as some photocopies and photographs.
Much of the collection consists of photocopies and reproductions of documents, photographs, and artworks pertaining to various branches of the Beer-Meyerbeer family. The collection also contains several family trees and histories going back as far as 1677.
The Beigel Family Collection holds materials about the Beigel family members from Berlin. The collection consists of post-war personal correspondence between the various family members and documents on restitution claims. It includes original handwritten letters and papers from the time Liane Beigel (née Bick) was in Sweden, as well as official correspondence with the United Restitution Organization after she immigrated to the United States. Also included are her husband Horst Beigel’s restitution claims against Interessengemeinschaft Farbenindustrie AG.
The collection contains documents of Ernst Beiner and his family, including documents pertaining to his studies and work in pharmacy and dentistry, family photographs, and a file of material regarding his restitution claim against Germany after World War II. Also included are documents of the family of Biener's wife Fanny Beiner née Karpf.
Contains a DVD, printed transcripts, and a CD of transcript files. Belle Kaminer was born in New York to immigrants Charlie and Anna Kleinberg. She describes her life growing up in a railroad flat on Forsythe Street, her later move to the Bronx, and the early years of her marriage to Ikey Kaminer.
The collection contains the following items pertaining to August Belmont, Sr.: three autograph manuscript items reflecting Belmont's financial connections with the Rothschild family (1841); an autograph letter of introduction to the firm of C.N. de Rothschild, Naples, Italy, on behalf of Charles A. Mann, former state Senator of New York (1852); a letter declining an invitation (1879); and an undated letter, addressed to the President of the United States (most probably Abraham Lincoln) with 17 signatures, among which is Belmont's, recommending John Henley Higbee for a military appointment.
This collection contains the records of Ben Gailing (1898-1999), a New York and Boston-based Yiddish theater actor and radio host. Collection includes two Yiddish playscripts, "Yo a Mame, Nit a Mame" by Ben Gailing, and "Oy iz dos a Yingel" by Hershel Glick; Gailing’s book, Git a Shmeykhl; Yiddish sheet music; Yiddish theater programs; and photographs of Ben and Frieda Gailing and other actors and actresses from the Yiddish theater.
Consists of four items pertaining to Shahn's work for Cecil Roth's Haggadah for Passover (Boston : Little, Brown, 1965). Of special interest is Shahn's pencil design of one of the Haggadah pages.
This collection contains exhibition programs from galleries and museums displaying the art of Ben Zion. Most exhibitions are of biblical art, Zion's most common theme.
This collection contains family trees and other materials related to the Benario family history and genealogy.
Collection contains: Cemetery maps. Cemetery deeds. Meeting invitation, 1969. Correspondence, 1966-2000. Financial Records, 1959-1980. Stampers. Dissolution Papers, 1975-1977.
This collection contains family trees, as well as photocopies of emigration documents, vital records, correspondence, photographs, and other materials pertaining to the whole Bendix family and some of their members.
The collection contains documents relating to the Bendix family, particularly to Fritz Bendix and his wife, Johanna Bendix née Hahn. There are also many papers and photographs concerning the family company, a linen factory in Silesia.
This collection consists of a memory book and letters to Dr. Pinckus Wolf of the Talmud Thora in Cologne. In 1936, on the eve of his departure for Erez, Israel, his students of the Talmud Torah of Cologne offered this Sepher ha-Zichronoth or book of memories. As the introduction to the book explains, the Talmud Torah of Cologne was founded by Pinchas father, Rabbi Ze'ev Wolf. Each student offered a verse from the bible, which he or she signed. Accompanying this book is a folder of letters written to Dr. Wolf, after his emigration, while he was in Erez. The letters convey a sense that learning has continued among the students, however they miss him and mention deteriorating conditions in Cologne. One letter says "Die Torah bewahren wir in unserem Herzen. Da kann sie niemand zerstören. Das bleibt!" (The Torah lives in our hearts. Because nobody can destroy it. That remains!).
This collection contains materials about the education of Benjamin Benedikt and his professional work as a teacher in Vienna.
Contains primarily papers of Benjamin Franklin Peixotto, including: addresses to Constitution Grand Lodge of B'nai B'rith and to YMHA; a letter from Ulysses S. Grant appointing Peixotto as U.S. Consul-General to Romania; correspondence during Peixotto's residency as Consul in Bucharest and Lyons; and the estate papers of Moses Levy Maduro Peixotto.
The collection documents Reiner's life as a boy in Yugoslavia and his problems adjusting to his new life in America. Reiner attended public high school and later worked in various factories after graduation. His papers contain copies of typed diary entries and essays he wrote from ages 15-21, as well as a copy of his ship manifest. His writings touch on social activities and economic hardships of a young teenager, his improvement with the English language, his drift away from Orthodoxy, and his impression of labor movements.
This collection contains a writ ordering the sheriff of New York City to produce Jacobs for a court appearance on November 9, 1784.
Contains two bills of sale, documenting the purchase of a slave by Benjamin Mordecai on December 3, 1851, and the resale of the same slave by him on January 19, 1852. Also contains a letter from Christopher Gustavas Memminger (1803-1888), Secretary of the Treasury, referring to the case of B. Mordecai, probably Benjamin Mordecai.
The Papers of Benjamin Nadel (historian of Jewish communities in the Caucasus and Eastern Europe), including research papers, personal and professional correspondence, and documents on the administration of the Jewish Labor Bund.
- Leo Baeck Institute 2238
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 1907
- American Jewish Historical Society 1325
- American Sephardi Federation 37
- Yeshiva University Museum 10
- Center for Jewish History 3 + ∧ less
- Correspondence 1743
- Photographs 1133
- Clippings (information artifacts) 892
- Manuscripts (documents) 779
- New York (N.Y.) 577
- Genealogical tables 501
- Archival materials 469
- Official documents 457
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 415
- Emigration and immigration 391
- Berlin (Germany) 355
- United States 315
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 294
- Jews -- Charities -- New York (State) -- New York. 294
- Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Societies, etc. 288
- Fraternal organizations -- New York (State) -- New York. 286
- New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs. 279
- Jewish families 256
- Immigrants -- United States. 250
- Landsmanshaftn -- New York (State) -- New York 247 + ∧ less
- English 4396
- German 2371
- Yiddish 991
- Hebrew 917
- French 627
- Spanish; Castilian 264
- Russian 254
- Polish 208
- Italian 191
- Hungarian 139
- Latin 130
- Swedish 108
- Dutch; Flemish 107
- Czech 96
- Afrikaans 69
- Portuguese 53
- Chinese 31
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 25
- Danish 24
- Ukrainian 23 + ∧ less
- National Jewish Welfare Board 99
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 81
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 71
- YIVO Archives 57
- Niger, Samuel, 1883-1955 52
- Leivick, H., 1888-1962 48
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 47
- Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956 44
- American Jewish Congress 39
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 35
- American Jewish Committee 33
- United Jewish Appeal 33
- Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 33
- B'nai B'rith 32
- Sutzkever, Abraham, 1913-2010 32
- Weinreich, Max, 1894-1969 32
- Charney, Daniel, 1888-1959 31
- Buber, Martin, 1878-1965 30
- Ravitch, Melech, 1893-1976 30
- Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 30 + ∧ less