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Synagogues

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 95 Collections and/or Records:

Herbert Seeliger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3957 / MF 565
Abstract

The Herbert Seeliger collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, photographs and clippings pertaining to Berlin’s Jewish community life. A large part documents Seeliger’s work on an extensive history of the Jews in Berlin.

Dates: 1936-1959

Hertha Nathorff Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5207
Abstract

The collection contains typescript drafts of Nathorff's writings, materials on Leopold Treitel and the Jewish community of Laupheim, and genealogical materials

Dates: 1813-1967

Inge Worth Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11134
Abstract

This collection contains a wide variety of material from Inge Worth and her family, reflecting Jewish life in Danzig from the late 19th century until its destruction in WWII. Folder 1 contains mostly personal documents from Inge Worth, with genealogical information and some documents from other family members. Included are: history of some of the materials and personal experience by Inge Worth (2000); Jacoby family tree and genealogical information about the family (circa 1961); school certificates of Ingeborg Josephsohn (Danzig 1934, 1938); program from music performance of her father (1937); guest list for music performances of her father (1949); speech by Ida Josephson held in Danzig on occasion of a Else Lasker Schueler celebration (1936); certificate of literacy (New York, 1944); B'nai B'rith Membership card of Eric A. Joston, Inge Worth's father (1945); calling card of Ernst Stahl with grave information (in Worms) his gravestone reads: "und das heisst ein kämpfen sein"; correspondence between Irene Worth's aunt, Edith Aron Jacoby in Germany, and the Partridge family of England, who had taken in her children (1939). Folder 2 largely contains about a 1984 Danzig synagogue exhibit in the Joslyn Museum in Omaha, as well as a typewritten recollection by Inge Worth. Folder 3 contains fragments and clippings from the Danzig Jewish newspaper, Jüdisches Gemeindeblatt (1936). Folder 4 contains Worms newspapers, including editions of Jewish newspapers: Die Wormser Jüdengemeinde-heute (1934); Der Israelit (note originally attached read: "See page 425, "Lenchen" angestellte für 48 Jahre bei meinen Urgrosseltern (1899)".

Dates: 1868-2000

Isidor Kiefer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1894
Abstract

The Isidor Kiefer Collection consists of documents compiled by Isidor Kiefer on the history of the Jewish community in Worms, including Kiefer's own research, original documents and copies. A significant part of the collection is dedicated to the history and reconstruction of the synagogue, cemetery and Jewish museum in Worms.

Dates: 1902-1972; Majority of material found within 1922-1962

Ismar Elbogen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 64 / MF 515;
Abstract

Correspondence of Ismar Elbogen with individuals, including Elias Auerbach, Julius Bab, Leo Baeck, Salo Baron, Markus Brann, Martin Buber, Umberto Cassuto, Ludwig Feuchtwanger, Ludwig Geiger, Robert Raphael Geis, Louis Ginzburg, Ignaz Goldziher, Max Gruenewald, Moritz Güdemann, Julius Guttmann, Bernhard Kahn, Mordechai Kaplan, Adolf Leschnitzer, Lily Montagu, Claude Montefiore, Adolph Oko, Paula Ollendorf, Bertha Pappenheim, Felix Perles, Koppel Pinson, Peter Reinhold, Julius Rosenwald, Cecil Roth, Caesar Seligmann, Selma Stern-Taeubler, Henrietta Szold, Hermann Vogelstein, and Stephen Wise.

Dates: 1703, 1809, 1842-1999

Jewish Center of Williamsbridge (Bronx, New York), records

 Collection
Identifier: I-509
Abstract

Contains the Bulletin of the Jewish Center of Williamsbridge from the 1940s to the 1970s and gift books bound with yearbooks of the Center bound inside. Also includes material regarding Doctor Rabbi Akiba Predmesky (d. 1998), who served the Jewish community and the Jewish Center of Williamsbridge for over fifty years.

Dates: undated, 1921-2002

Joan Breslow Woodbine Colony Reference Materials

 Collection
Identifier: P-818
Abstract

Collection contains copies of articles, cemetery plans, census records, and photographs relating to the Woodbine agricultural colony in Woodbine, N.J.

Dates: undated, 1900-1930, 2002

Joel A. Zack papers

 Collection
Identifier: ASF AR 78
Abstract

The Joel A. Zack papers consist of research notes, correspondence, oversized architectural site drawings, slides, and photographs of various synagogues, mellahs, and Jewish cemeteries in various areas of Morocco and Turkey.

Dates: undated, 1986-1999

John H. Bergmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4861 / MF 613
Abstract

Extensive collection of genealogical information, family trees, manuscripts, and clippings on Swabian Jewish communities, with a special focus on the Jewish community in Laupheim.

Dates: 1810-1991

Joseph L. Albert Papers

 Collection — Consolidated Box P23, Folder: P-821
Identifier: P-821
Abstract

Collection documents Cantor Albert's career as a cantor and mohel in Beth Jacob, the Wall Street Synagogue in Boston, MA; B'nai Zion, the Orms Street Congregation in Providence, RI; and Beth Jacob in Pittsburgh, PA. Folder consists of an advertisement in Yiddish, with English translation, publishing Albert as a mohel; a certificate from the Orms Street Synagogue electing Albert as a Reverend and granting him license to preform marriages for the congregation; a letter from the City of Boston Registry Department requesting that Rev. Alpert use the term Rabbi rather than "Rav Sons of Abraham" on his marriage certificates, a telegram from Pittsburgh requesting the Rabbi's presence for the Fourth of July, 1908; Alpert's obituary; and a brochure summarizing the Cantor Joseph L. and Rachel E. Alpert Family Memorial Scholarship established for the School of Sacred Music at the Hebrew Union College in New York, NY.

Dates: undated, 1905-1910, 1940

Karl Adler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7276 / MF 572
Abstract

Correspondence of Karl Adler with individuals, including Theodor Baeuerle, Martin Buber, Alexander Dillmann, Theodor Heuss, Paul Hindemith, Otto Hirsch, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, Paul Rieger, and Hans Walz; correspondence with family members, including letters written as a soldier during World War I and the November Revolution.

Dates: 1787-1973

Karl L. Heiman Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10032 / MF 803
Scope and Content Note

Folder 1 contains Short biography of Karl Heiman; letters to the editor by Karl Heiman; letter by his daughter on the occasion of K. Heiman's 70th birthday; recollections of a Jewish war veteran of WWII; various speeches by Karl Heiman; newspaper clippings; article about Heiman Thorah; articles about the restauration of Oberdorf Synagogue. Folder 2 contains LBI newsletter (Summer 1999); brochure about the Museum of Jewish History in the Ostalbkreis; various quotes from prominent people including: Albert Einstein, Leo Baeck, Martin Niemoeller; biography of Karl Heiman; Clippings related to the history of the Heiman Torah; speech by Karl L. Heiman at the rededication of the Oberdorf Synagogue (1993); Karl Heiman articles in Newsday and other publications; "Reminiscences and Observations on Being a Jewish War Veteran of WWII" (by Karl Heiman, March 1944); clippings related to Nazi activities; letter from David Heimann commemorating the 4th Heimann day (June 17, 1928; article about resistance against Jewish persecution in Oberdorf (Felix Sutschek); article about the history of the Jews in West Ries; memoirs by Margot Wertheimer.

Dates: [unknown]

Kassel Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 454
Abstract

This collection contains clippings, photocopied documents, a bibliography, and manuscripts pertaining to the history of Kassel and its Jewish community.

Dates: 1827-2004

Kurt Metzger speeches and sermons

 Collection
Identifier: AR 12030
Abstract

Original typescripts of sermons and speeches by Rabbi Kurt Metzger.

Dates: 1931-2005

Lipperode Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3666
Abstract

Various documents pertaining to day-to-day issues of the Jewish community in Lipperode, such as member lists; repair jobs and other issues at the cemetery and in the synagogue; and more. Also included are private business contracts of Jewish citizens in Lipperode and neighboring communities, such as Paderborn; Lippstadt; Welda (Warburg); and Rheda.

Dates: 1830-1939

Loewenstein Family Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10106 / MF 617
Abstract

Various manuscripts, translations, and historical documents relating to the Loewenstein family.

Dates: undated, 1933-1997

Lower East Side Synagogues Collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-603
Abstract

This collection of Lower East Side synagogues focuses mainly on the Stanton Street Shul, containing records of the synagogue’s activities and the attempted sale of the building in 2001. The collection also contains photographs and newspaper articles related to Lower East Side synagogues more generally, as well as audiovisual material.

Dates: 2001-2011

Mediaş Jewish Community Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25402 / MF 1041
Abstract

Collection of photographs found in the Mediaş (Transylvania, Romania) synagogue

Dates: 1900-1970; Majority of material found within early 1900s

Moritz Guedemann Sermons

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7067 / MF 470
Abstract

Sermons (over six hundred), 1860-1918, organized chronologically and given by Guedemann on Sabbaths, holidays, and other occasions, including confirmations, weddings, funerals, and the Kaiser's birthday

Dates: 1859-1918

Nashville Jewish Community Collection

 Collection — Consolidated Box I3, Folder: Collection I-252
Identifier: I-252
Abstract

This collection contains records of Congregation Ohava Emes and the Standard Club (now the Woodmont Golf and Country Club) of Nashville, TN. Records consist of transcript and microfilm of Congregation's minutes and microfilm of Standard Club's ledger book.

Dates: undated, 1859-1899, 1933

National Jewish Welfare Board, Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-337
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1889-1995 (bulk 1917-1990)

Nuremberg Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1706
Abstract

Manuscripts, photographs, newletters, clippings and other archival materials pertaining to the history of the Jewish community in Nuremberg.

Dates: 1919-2006

Offenbach Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 144
Abstract

This collection contains Siegfried Guggenheim's handwritten manuscript on the Offenbacher Haggadah, statutes of the burial society (ḥevra kaddisha) and some other original documents, and various other materials pertaining to the Offenbach community.

Dates: 1867-1993

Otto Simon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1135
Abstract

The collection contains certificates for seats at the synagogue in Mannheim (1857-1910); and Jewish National Fund certificates for trees planted in honor of Otto Simon's 80th birthday (1961).

Dates: 1857-1961

Bernice Brandmark, Study of Wills in New York City, 1800-1899

 Collection
Identifier: P-833
Abstract

Ms. Brandmark conducted research on early Jewish wills in New York City in order to complete the requirements of an undergraduate course conducted by Leo Hershkowitz at Queens College. Her research includes typed worksheets for each will, statistical charts compiling information in various categories, and lists of death records by synagogue name.

Dates: undated, 1978, 1981

Postcards Collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-593
Abstract

U.S. Synagogue Series The synagogue postcard series contains one hundred postcards of synagogues across the United States and U.S. Virgin Islands. Some postcards are of the same synagogue, but from different time periods. It includes one private mailing card, a few labeled souvenir cards and nineteen post cards from the Undivided Back Period (1901-1907).

Dates: Undated, 1898-1952

Prague Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 377
Abstract

The bulk of this collection consists of photographs and other illustrations of the Jewish cemetery in Prague, Prague synagogues, Prague rabbis, and others. Also included are published brochures and clippings, as well as some manuscripts.

Dates: 1904-2001

Queens Jewish Historical Society, publications

 Collection — Consolidated Box I9, Folder: Collection I-486
Identifier: I-486
Abstract

The collection contains a brief chronology of Jewish history in Queens; "Queens Jewish Heritage Trail: 39 Sites of Interest;" an outline of synagogue history in Astoria, Howard Beach, and Ozone Park; a comparison of St. John's University against Jewish history in Queens; and a press release regarding possible synagogue mergers in the borough. Many of the items in the folder were written by Jeff Gottlieb, President of the Queens Jewish Historical Society.

Dates: 2005-2007

Randegg Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2483
Abstract

This collection contains transcriptions of various vital records registers from the nineteenth and early twentieth century of the Jewish community of Randegg (Landkreis Gottmadingen), Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Dates: 1966-1999

Recklinghausen Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2158
Abstract

The collection contains 2 published items as well as architectural drawings of the synagogue in Recklinghausen.

Dates: 1903-1988