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Identifier: RG 347.17.10
Overview The collection documents American Jewish Committee’s efforts to combat all forms of discrimination against the Jews in the United States. Additionally, there are materials pertaining to AJC’s work regarding other minority groups in the United States. The collection offers researchers a unique chance to see how and what was done prior to the changes in public opinion and civic and legal laws. The American Jewish Committee Records, Subject Files consists of materials created by executive offices, departments, local offices and chapters of the Committee concerning a variety of matters; foremost Jewish civil and religious rights, immigration, and the Holocaust.
Found in: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
Overview The collection contains background materials pertaining to the formation of the Conference and the election of delegates, financial records, memoranda, reports, and incomplete minutes of the Conference and its committees. It also includes extensive correspondence of the Administrative Secretary Jesse B. Calmenson, for March-December, 1943. The major portion of the collection consists of transcripts of the 1st-4th sessions (1943-1947) of the Plenum and committees of the Conference. The published material in the collection includes the Bulletin of the activities and Digest of the press.
Dates: undated, 1943-1949
Overview The records of the American Jewish Congress, a national Jewish agency, concerned primarily with Jewish and other minority civil rights, include the constitution, by-laws, and minutes of the Administrative and Executive Committees and Governing Council of the Congress. The collection has materials generated by the National Biennial Conventions, Executive Directors, including Phil Baum and Henry Siegman, and the General Counsel files of Will Maslow, Commissions and the Jerusalem Conferences of Mayors, Regional Chapters, National Women's Division, Business and Professional Chapters, Public Relations, and miscellaneous activities conducted by American Jewish Congress.
Dates: undated, 1916-2006; Majority of material found within 1949-2003
Overview Contains the minutes, reports, and financial records of the Executive Committee for the American Jewish Historical Exhibition pertaining to the planning and execution of the Exhibition, as well as printed material and member correspondence, arranged alphabetically; also includes also a collection of printed material relating to the International Exposition at St. Louis, in 1904.
Dates: undated, 1888-1889, 1900-1905
Identifier: I-531; I-531A; I-531B
Overview This collection contains newspapers designated as Pre-1851 (I-531), Post-1850 (I-531A) and Miscellaneous (I-531B) Newspaper Collections. The newspapers are primarily from cities within the United States with some from world locales such as London, Grenada, Barbados, Curacao, Mexico, Montreal and Toronto. A few newspapers are from the Jewish press, though the greater majority of newspapers are not Jewish in origin but contain articles, references, advertisements, or other printed matter regarding Jews. The collection has a downloadable article index that can be used to pinpoint material in the first portion of the collection (Pre-1851) designated as I-531.
Dates: undated, 1760-1948; Majority of material found within 1800-1899
Overview The records of the American Jewish Historical Society, the oldest national ethnic historical organization in the United States, include correspondence of officers and staff as well as inter-office memos, multiple versions of the constitution and by-laws of the society, meeting minutes of administrative branches and committees, membership and financial records, reports, exhibit materials, records relating to the society’s library and archival holdings, press releases and newspaper clippings, and publications and newsletters created by the society. There are also materials from various programs, such as meetings and conferences, tours, lectures, awards and dinners, films, and educational programs.
Dates: 1883-2003; Majority of material found within 1892-2000
Identifier: AR 7196
Overview The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (also known as the JDC) was founded on November 27, 1914, in order to facilitate and centralize the collection and distribution of funds by American Jews for Jews abroad. This collection consists of the German case files of the JDC (dating from 1929 to 1947). The records document various individuals’ immigration attempts. Although the JDC was at first reluctant to aid individuals directly, this became necessary after the outbreak of World War II. Documents concerning many prominent individuals may be found in this collection.
Dates: 1929-1949; Majority of material found within 1933-1947
Overview This collection is comprised of annual reports, budget reports, cables, calendars of events, catalogs, correspondence, minutes, memorandum, lists of Board of Director members, photographs of speakers, and a chart of the organization’s Geneva Headquarters. The documents in this collection describe the many and varied activities of the committee such as fundraising, relief distribution, general information concerning Russian farm colonies and immigration. Also included are cables of congratulation on JDC’s 33rd anniversary. The collection also includes a bound volume of the financial, statistical and general data relating to the committee's activities since its inception which is located at the end of the Miscellaneous Collections.
Dates: undated, 1914-1988
Overview Contains records on the formation, purpose, and activities of the American Jewish League for Israel, as reflected in organizational documents (including minutes), event literature, publications (including the AJLI newsletter, AJLI Bulletin, later called the AJLI News Bulletin and other titles), scholarship material, financial information, membership appeals, correspondence, media coverage, and photographs.
Dates: 1927, 1957-2009
Overview Contains primarily the papers during the administration of Philip Slomovitz (president of the Association, 1945-1954). Includes printed copies of the by-laws, typescripts of the minutes of meetings (1945-47), membership bulletins, and press releases. Contains also general correspondence relating to the activities of the Association (dealing in part with unethical advertising practices of newspapers, 1951-1961); correspondence and reports of meetings with spokesmen for national Jewish organizations (1945-46); correspondence concerning conventions of the Association (in 1949, commemorating the centennial of the Anglo-Jewish Press in America, containing correspondence with President Truman; in 1953, marking the 300th anniversary of the settlement of the Jews in America.
Dates: 1944-1961, 1986-1988, 1992
Overview Contains correspondence dealing with requests for aid from relatives of Americans in Russia and German occupied Europe obtained through the Jewish Colonization Association office in Petrograd and the Hilfsverein der Deutschen Juden. Those aiding in the search for relatives in America include the New England Branch of the A.J.R.C., the Philadelphia Branch of the A.J.R.C. (Cyrus Adler), the Buffalo Relief Committee, the Chicago Jewish courier, Chicago Jewish Relief Committee, Cincinnati United Jewish Charities, Hartford Central Jewish War Relief Committee, and the New York Jewish daily forward. Contains also appeal leaflets, the program of a benefit held in Carnegie Hall, addresses by Jacob Billikopf, Herbert H. Lehman, Solomon Schechter, and Felix Warburg and circulars from the Reichsverband Ostmarkenhilfe.
Overview The American League for a Free Palestine was organized in 1944 to help with the creation of a Jewish state in Palestine. The collections consists of correspondence, financial statements, lists, pamphlets, fliers, advertisements, news clippings and other ephemera.
Overview Consists of correspondence, pamphlets, reprints of newspaper articles and other ephemera, as well as financial statements, of a controversial organization formed in January 1939 for the purpose of combatting anti-Semitism.
Overview Statement of account and stock certificates issued to Charles Mayer, who was an investor in the American Society for Jewish Farm Settlements in Russia, Inc.
Overview The collection contains audio and video interviews with activists of the American Soviet Jewry Movement, former Refuseniks and Prisoners of Conscience.
Dates: 2008-2011, 2013-2014
Overview This is an artificial collection that contains digitized photographs and slides selected from various collections in the Archives of the American Soviet Jewry Movement, and other related collections at the American Jewish Historical Society. The physical part of the collection consists of one manuscript box containing 415 photographs that were separated from their parent collections.
Dates: undated, 1969-1991
Overview This is an artificial collection that contains digitized posters and ephemera selected from various collections in the Archives of the American Soviet Jewry Movement at the American Jewish Historical Society.
Dates: undated, 1970-1991
Overview Correspondence, memoranda, public statements, "press kits," press digests, reports, newsletters, pamphlets and program materials issued by a mainstream Zionist organization promoting the creation of a Jewish state in Palestine, using political pressure, by legal means.
Dates: ca. 1940-1969
Overview The AMIT records contain correspondence, periodicals, program, project, and subject files, films, reports, convention and chapter material and photographs that document the organizational activities, educational and humanitarian achievements in Israel, and fundraising efforts of this American Jewish Zionist volunteer organization from 1933-2005. The AMIT Records were donated to the American Jewish Historical Society in 2010. The donation, while incomplete, represents the most complete set of documents, to date, related to the projects and achievements of AMIT and its history as the American Mizrachi Women's Organization.
Dates: undated, 1933-2005
Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P26, Folder: P-886
Overview The papers of the president of Arizona Action for Soviet Jewry Ann Polunsky contain audio recordings documenting activism on behalf of Soviet Jews in the Greater Phoenix, AZ.
Dates: undated, 1980
Identifier: AR 25282 / MF 906
Overview Documents and correspondence pertaining to the emigration of Anna and David Schloss from Sugenheim, Germany, and the restitution for their cattle dealership
Identifier: AR 25576
Overview This collection contains documents, photographs, and manuscripts by and about Anne Lisa (Anneliese) Rotenberg née Erlanger (1925, Ichenhausen, Germany - 2013, New York) and her family.
Identifier: AR 10847 / MF 604
Overview The collection contains original and photocopied documents about the Meinungen, Herzfeld and associated families as well as marriage contracts and divorce papers for Anna and Julius Woog.
Identifier: AR 25226 / MF 916
Overview Collection of clippings, flyers and other materials related to the Saarland: It also contains correspondence with the ‘Saar-Verein’ / ‘Verein der Saarlaender’ in both Germany and New York, concerning the occupation of the area by Britain and France after World War I, and the return of the area officially to Germany in 1935.
Identifier: AR 25715
Overview The Anna Schneider Correspondence contains a large body of correspondence between 1939 and 1945, plus a small amount of genealogical information gathered in 1993.
Dates: 1939-1947, 1993; Majority of material found in 1939-1941
Identifier: AR 25477
Overview The Anna Sten Collection documents the life of Anna Sten, a Psychotherapist in New York, who survived the Holocaust in a Romanian concentration camp. The collection contains personal and professional papers, as well as creative writings by Anna Sten. In the first folder most of the papers are correspondence and notebooks. The second folder contains essays about psychotherapy and child development and some short-stories written for the general public.
Dates: 1886-1992; Majority of material found within 1970s-1990s
Identifier: AR 10519
Overview This collection contains the correspondence and personal papers of Anne Fischer. The bulk of the material consists of nearly five decades of continuous correspondence between Anne Fischer and Hermann Simon. In addition, there is a very small amount of official documents of family members and a few photographs.
Dates: 1884-1982; Majority of material found within 1930-1978
Identifier: AR 6326
Overview Much of this collection consists of Arthur Segal's correspondence and his unpublished manuscript poem Cosmogenie. Other materials include photographs and some of Anne Ratkowski-Wanger's correspondence.
Identifier: AR 10019
Overview This collection documents the life of Anneliese Riess and her family. The bulk of the collection contains correspondence that reflects the impact of fascism and anti-Semitic policies on her personal life and on her immediate family.
Dates: 1882-2001; Majority of material found in 1933-1948
- Leo Baeck Institute 2079
- American Jewish Historical Society 1306
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 150
- American Sephardi Federation 37
- Yeshiva University Museum 10
- Center for Jewish History 2 ∧ less
- Correspondence 1608
- Photographs 1042
- Clippings (information artifacts) 826
- Manuscripts (documents) 707
- New York (N.Y.) 528
- Genealogical tables 480
- Archival materials 409
- Official documents 405
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 394
- Emigration and immigration 350
- Berlin (Germany) 323
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 245
- United States 235
- Vienna (Austria) 210
- Articles 209
- Legal documents 209
- Jewish families 206
- Publications (documents) 199
- Minutes (administrative records) 188
- Notes (documents) 188 ∧ less
- English 2544
- German 2078
- Hebrew 739
- French 539
- Yiddish 441
- Spanish; Castilian 236
- Russian 186
- Italian 172
- Polish 151
- Latin 122
- Hungarian 121
- Swedish 101
- Dutch; Flemish 89
- Czech 83
- Afrikaans 69
- Portuguese 39
- Chinese 28
- Arabic 18
- Danish 18
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 17 ∧ less
- Leo Baeck Institute 143
- National Jewish Welfare Board 99
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 75
- YIVO Archives 52
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 50
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 44
- Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956 41
- American Jewish Historical Society 38
- American Jewish Congress 33
- Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 33
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 33
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 32
- B'nai B'rith 31
- American Jewish Committee 29
- United Jewish Appeal 27
- United States. Army 26
- Buber, Martin, 1878-1965 25
- Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 25
- National Conference on Soviet Jewry (U.S.) 25
- Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 24 ∧ less