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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

New York (County) selected briefs

Identifier: I-49

Collection contains the surviving briefs (cases and points) of the City Court (until 1883, the Marine Court) of the City of New York, a statutory court of inferior civil jurisdiction within the County of New York and with limited maritime jurisdiction. The briefs were randomly selected from archives which were subsequently destroyed and represent primarily 1872-1881, 1884-1901, and 1904-1907, with some examples 1860-1871 and 1882. A sampling suggests that Jews were involved in 20-30 percent of these cases.

Dates: 1860-1907

Records of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union

Identifier: I-309

This collections contains reports, publications, convention souvenirs, organization histories, handbooks, and information on health services and cooperative housing.

Dates: undated, 1924-1965

Samuel Gompers Papers

 Collection — Consolidated Box P12, Folder: P-416
Identifier: P-416

The collection includes three letters from Samuel Gompers to his wife, written while he was travelling on union business; a letter supporting the German trade union movement; and an autographed card.

Dates: 1904-1932

Stephen Wise papers

Identifier: P-134

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.

Dates: 1841-1978