Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:
The collection holds papers, photographs, documents and correspondence pertaining to four generations of the Altmann family. Topics of the collection are, among others, the lives of the family members in Austria-Hungary, in pre-war Austria, in the emigration process and in the United States. Part of the material focuses on the family’s genealogy. The collection comprises correspondence, memoirs, personal and official papers, family photographs, postcards and some notes.
Founded by Shlomo and Rivka (Wolman) Shulsinger, Camp Massad was the pre-eminent Hebrew camp in the United States. The collection, comprised of material donated by former staff, counselors, and campers contains administrative records, correspondence, newsletters, play scripts, photographs, oral histories and movies.
This collection contains correspondence, financial data and reports (some published) on the work and activities of the School. Among the officers were N. Taylor Phillips, treasurer, and his wife, Rosalie Solomons Phillips, president and first vice president.
The Edgar and Brigitte Bodenheimer Collection documents the professional and personal life of law professor Edgar Bodenheimer as well as that of his wife, Brigitte Bodenheimer (née Levy). The collection contains documentation on their early legal work during the 1940s, Edgar's participation in the Nuremberg Trials, and postwar work as professors, as well as material on their daily lives and other family members. The collection includes a copious amount of correspondence, lecture texts, certificates and diplomas, diaries and notebooks, newspaper clippings, teaching material, poetry, a friendship album, and other papers.
This collection contains the papers of Ernst Mueller: mathematician, writer, philosopher and librarian. The most prominent material here are his unpublished writings, including autobiographical items such as diaries and memoirs along with essays, articles and drafts of longer works. Major themes of the collection reflect Mueller's interest in Kabbalah and anthroposophy, in addition to a number of works relating to various areas of Jewish studies. Other materials in this collection include correspondence of Ernst Mueller and his wife Frieda, notes, many poems of himself and his brother Edmund, and a few biographical articles and official papers.
The collection contains play manuscripts, programs, playbills, posters, photographs, correspondence, agreements, scrapbooks, clippings, printed ephemera, and memorabilia relating to Yiddish theater primarily in the early twentieth century, especially the interwar period. Also included are items of printed ephemera related to Yiddish film, Hebrew theater, and a broad range of Jewish performers, including cantors, singers and dancers. Geographically, the materials originate predominantly in Poland and other parts of Eastern Europe, including parts of the Russian Empire and, later, the Soviet Union; and, to a lesser extent, the United States, especially New York City. Also included are materials from Western Europe, Palestine (Eretz Israel), South America, and other regions around the world. Among the theater personalities represented in the collection with significant amounts of material are Herz Grossbard, David Herman, Joseph Winogradoff, Rudolf Zaslavsky, Zygmunt Turkow, Jonas Turkow, Moyshe Lipman, Ida Kaminska, and Esther Rachel Kaminska. The theater groups best represented include the Varshever Yidisher Kunst-Teater (VYKT; Warsaw Yiddish Art Theater), founded by Zygmunt Turkow and Ida Kaminska; the Vilna Troupe; Yung Teater / Nay Teater (Warsaw; Vilna), under the direction of Michael Weichert; the Moscow State Yiddish Theater (known by its Russian acronym "GOSET"); Maurice Schwartz's Yiddish Art Theatre, of New York; and the Hebrew theater "Habimah." A wide variety of other professional as well as amateur theater groups are represented with smaller amounts of material.
The collection includes manuscripts of plays by Abraham Goldfaden, Sholem Aleichem, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Friedrich Hebbel. Photographs of Folksbiene productions. Scrapbooks containing ads, reviews and articles about the Folksbiene. 13 tapes of Folksbiene performances in the 1950s-1960s.
The Hans Heller Collection contains papers of the businessman and author John (Hans) Heller, originally from Vienna. The collection focuses on his creative writing, such as novels, poems, plays, essays, and his memoirs, as well as on files related to the Heller Candy companies in Austria, England, and in the United States, including the original company’s finances and property in Austria. The collection also includes personal documents, personal correspondence, some papers of his wife, artist Helen Heller, family photographs, and other materials.
The papers relate to Ben-Ami's theatrical career and include playscripts, programs and playbills, posters and clippings, personal documents, photographs.
The collection of Jacob Mestel consists of the general, professional and personal correspondence of Jacob Mestel, manuscripts of plays by other authors, manuscripts of poetry, essays and plays by Jacob Mestel, translations of plays into Yiddish, production material, clippings, theater programs, personal documents, and theater photographs.
Manuscripts and some printed copies of Yiddish plays. Photographs.
Contains material collected by the Jewish Media Service (JMS) on Jewish films, film company catalogs, resources and information from and about various media centers. The majority of the Jewish Media Service records date from when the JMS operated independently from 1975 to 1987. Types of material found in the collection include articles, brochures, catalogs, correspondence, examination study guides, filmographies, film stills, newsletters, pamphlets, photographs, posters, publications, scripts, and slides.
This collection contains the magical tricks of Joseph Willner, an Austrian Jewish magician born in 1903. It includes both his own manuscript as well as published magical tricks collected by him.
The collection holds the correspondence of Emil Lederer to his family and friends in Czechoslovakia. Emil had emigrated to Canada and tried to establish his own farm. The collection also holds manuscripts for a book and several plays written by Emil’s mother Paula Lederer, who published under the name Paul Lederer.
Scripts of Gross's radio talks, commentaries, and other appearances. Clippings. Sound recordings of Jewish folk, theater, and cantorial music. Correspondence pertaining to the radio programs. Correspondence relating to the visit of the Soviet Jewish writers Solomon Mikhoels and Itsik Feffer to the U.S. in 1943.
The papers relate to Rymer's theatrical career and include correspondence, clippings, photographs, scripts of parts, programs.
Correspondence with Yiddish writers and theater personalities including A. Almi, Salo Baron, Yitzhak Dov Berkowitz, Menahem Boraisha, Reuben Brainin, Daniel Charney, Mendl Elkin, Peretz Hirschbein, Yudel Mark, David Pinsky, Melech Ravitch, Zalman Reisen, Maurice Schwartz, Abraham Sutzkever, Zalmen Zylbercweig. Correspondence with organizations including Congress for Jewish Culture, American Jewish Historical Society, Jewish National Workers Alliance, Jewish Daily Forward. Programs and playbills of theatrical performances. Manuscripts of radio scripts, translations of works by Shakespeare. Clippings of articles by and about Schweid, including reviews and obituaries. Material for an anthology of German-Jewish authors.
The papers relate primarily to Oppenheim's acting career and include correspondence, personal documents, scripts of plays, sheet music, and photographs.
Correspondence, personal documents, reviews, clippings, playscripts, programs, posters, and photographs relating to Preiss's career.
Photographs, scripts, playbills, musical scores, correspondence, recordings, plaques, and art objects relating to Picon's theatrical career. Personal photographs of Picon and her husband Jacob Kalich. Photographs of Picon in various stage and film productions including the films Fiddler on the Roof, East and West, Mamele, Yidl mitn fidl, Milk and Honey, and the plays Kuni Leml, Motel Payse. Manuscripts of plays including Shmendrik and Yankele. Music by Abe Ellstein, Mordecai Gebirtig, Abraham Goldfaden, Molly Picon, Joseph Rumshinsky. Playbills and programs from films and theater. Scrapbook of correspondence, theater tickets. Recordings of songs performed by Picon. Plaques, citations, awards. Original art items including portraits, illustrations and cartoons on various topics, many of them studies of Picon.
The collection documents the National Jewish Welfare Board's (JWB) evolution from an organization founded in 1917 to provide support for soldiers in times of war to an agency involved in all aspects of Jewish life both in the United States and abroad. In 1990 JWB recreated itself as the Jewish Community Centers Association of North America.
The papers relate to the careers of Asro and Alomis in the Yiddish theater and to their work with the Vilna Troupe. Correspondence and other documents relating to the establishment of the Vilna Troupe. Playscripts, programs, photographs, reviews, memorabilia. Reproductions and original art works by Asro, consisting of drawings, prints, paintings, sketches, theater designs.
The papers include playscripts by Shor and by others, sheet music, personal documents, materials relating to Weissman's activities in various charities, texts of her radio programs, materials from her agency, photographs.
Correspondence with family, friends, writers, organizations. Personal documents. Manuscripts of plays, some with director's annotations. Reviews of performances of the Vilna Troupe. Memoirs entitled Zikhroynes vegn der vilner trupe by Chaim Shneur, Bellarina's husband.
The collection relates to the theatrical careers of Bonus and Bern and consists primarily of printed and manuscript music and lyrics, and scripts of plays. Also includes photographs, flyers, programs, posters, and clippings.
The papers consist of Yiddish plays, skits.
The papers relate to H. Condell's theatrical career in Germany and in the U.S. Correspondence relating to work in the theater. Personal documents. Clippings of reviews and notices relating to productions of the Kultur Bund Teater in Berlin, 1930s. Clippings include reproductions of art work. Photographs of stage sets and designs. Original designs, including ink and paint on boards, for Bronx Express by Ossip Dymow and Nathan the Wise by Gerhard Lessing. Materials relating to L. Condell's theatrical career: correspondence, clippings, photos, reviews, programs, scripts, and personal documents.
This collection contains materials relating to the musical and theatrical career of Ludwig Satz and includes sheet music, concert programs, a play script, and publicity notices. There are also paintings, printing plates, a walking cane, and a plaster head cast in the Museum collections.
The collection pertains to the artistic careers of Nachum Melnick and and Devorah Rosenblum and consists of scripts, publicity programs, sheet music, photographs, clippings, set designs, drawings.
Play scripts, clippings, sheet music, correspondence, photographs, personal documents. Autobiography of P. Burstein. Radio programs of the Lillian Lux show.